Nothing can devastate a family more than when a family member suffers a fatal accident. There is no part of their lives that is not impacted. It’s difficult to even think, yet some things must be done. Hopefully, there are friends or family who can help with difficult decisions that must be made.
If there was automobile accident, the agent needs to be contacted. Often, a rental car will be provided for temporary use. It is best not to talk to the adjustor sent by the other driver’s company. The grieving family is undergoing the most stressful time of their lives and should not hassled to make recorded statements or sign papers. Whatever the cause of the accident, whoever is sent to talk to the family will always be available later. The primary motive of anyone sent to talk to the family is to settle as quickly and for as little as possible. They know that the best time to do that is right after the accident, when family member are not thinking clearly.
It may seem disrespectful to think about money at such a time. Unfortunately, all the monthly bills will still come due. Children will still need to be educated. Nothing will ever be as it was, but professional representation can ensure the future financial stability of those left behind. They act as a buffer between the family and opposing parties, giving some space and peace to the family. Memories fade and evidence can be lost. As difficult as it may be, it is better to find someone sooner rather than later. Choose someone who takes the time to understand the family and clearly explains what is involved when filing a claim. An experienced attorney assisted by a professional team will work for the best interests of the family.
Tom Hall has been a successful trial lawyer in Texas for 32 years. He received his Juris Doctorate from Texas Tech University School of Law in 1981. If a member of the family has been involved in a Fatal Accident Fort Worth residents need caring, professional representation.