Austin, TX (October 29, 2023) – A fatal accident reported in the Austin area claimed one person’s life. The incident occurred at around 11:23 p.m. on October 27.
Reports provided by authorities show that a collision took place in the 9300 block of Menchaca Road. One adult victim sustained severe injuries as a result of the crash.
The victim, identified as a pedestrian, was pronounced deceased at the scene by responding officers.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
Our sympathies are with the family of the victim killed in this crash.
Fatal Auto Accidents in Texas
The loss of a loved one can be incredibly challenging to deal with. Unfortunately, thousands of families are forced to deal with this type of devastation every year in Texas due to vehicle collisions. Far too often, these crashes take place as a result of drivers who engage in reckless actions while behind the wheel.
When drivers do not operate their vehicles in a responsible way, they can cause crashes that ultimately take the lives of innocent people. These fatal crashes can leave families completely torn apart and unsure of what to do. After losing a loved one, your family can pursue a wrongful death claim against the responsible party.
What is a Wrongful Death Claim?
A wrongful death claim is a type of legal action that is filed against a person following a fatal crash. This type of action is initiated in civil court and aims to help bereaved families recover financial compensation for some of the damages they face after losing a loved one. This can include the recovery of compensation for:
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Medical expenses
- Loss of inheritance
- Pain and suffering of the deceased
- Loss of financial support
- Loss of companionship
- Lost future earnings and benefits
After experiencing the loss of a loved one, having an Austin wrongful death lawyer by your side can help to ensure you have the best chance of getting justice following the loss of your loved one.
Contact Our Lawyers Today
Dealing with the loss of a loved one due to a fatal accident can be overwhelming and it’s easy to feel like you’re alone in the process. That’s why, at The Law Offices of Troy A. Brookover, we are dedicated to providing our clients with aggressive advocacy and support during this difficult time. You deserve compensation for the medical expenses, lost earning capacity, and pain and suffering that you face, and we will do everything in our power to ensure that happens. If you have lost a loved one as a result of an accident in San Antonio, TX, don’t hesitate to contact us for a free consultation at (210) 226-2000. Let our Texas legal advocates take the pressure off you so you can focus on healing while we handle your case with compassion and determination.
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