A person's poor decisions can sometimes lead to another person's death. The person who died cannot act to recover for injuries and seek justice in civil courts in Jefferson County, Texas.
The victim's family, however, can pursue a wrongful death action. In a wrongful death case, the deceased person's loved ones may seek to recover money damages for that person's death, including hospital bills, funeral and burial expenses and loss of support.
Depending on the jurisdiction and circumstances, the loved ones may also be able to recover for loss of consortium in a wrongful death action brought in or near Jefferson County, Texas.
The AAJ is committed to promoting a fair and effective civil justice system while supporting the work of attorneys representing plaintiffs.
Jefferson County Lawyer Referral Service - The Jefferson County Bar Association in Beaumont, Texas, established a Lawyer Referral Service. The non-profit service helps the public find a qualified attorney throughout Jefferson County, TX. The referral requires a $20.00 consultation fee which entitles the person to a 30 minute consultation with a qualified attorney at no additional charge.