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Travis County Wrongful Death Attorney
Nothing is more devastating or senseless than losing a family member due to someone else's negligence. When a tired or impaired truck driver puts himself behind the wheel of an 80,000 pound vehicle and kills someone, a whole family is thrown into grief, uncertainty and mourning.
At the law firm of Leonard B. Gabbay, P.C. in Austin, Texas, attorney Leonard Gabbay represents families who have lost loved ones in fatal semi truck accidents. In Texas, family members of fatal truck accident victims are entitled to seek compensation for:
- Wages that your family member could have earned
- Medical expenses your family member incurred prior to death
- Burial and funeral expenses
- Loss of consortium for a spouse
- Loss of parental guidance for a child
- Conscious pain and suffering of the deceased
- Loss of the relationship between family members and the deceased
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The last thing a family wants to deal with after a fatal accident is an insurance company that is only interested in protecting itself from liability. Our lawyers will conduct a full investigation of the accident and collect all of the evidence that is needed to preserve your right to compensation. We focus on your case so you can focus on your family's needs in its most difficult time.
In Texas, the response of jurors in fatal truck accidents has been to award a higher amount of damages when a violation of truck safety regulations is a contributing factor in an accident. By awarding additional damages to the survivors, the jury sends a message to the community and to the trucking industry that we will not tolerate trucking companies and drivers who put profits over safety.
We are committed to helping you obtain the full compensation you are entitled to for your devastating loss. Contact us today for a free consultation with an Austin fatal truck accident lawyer.