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Wrongful Death Attorney in McAllen

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If your loved one has passed away due to the negligence of another person, you may have grounds for a wrongful death claim. Losing a loved one is never easy, let alone when you have reason to believe that it could have been avoided. At The Law Office of Carlos A. García, our team understands how difficult this time can be for you and your family. We make every effort to ensure that your needs are well taken care of. Our McAllen wrongful death attorney strives to hold negligent parties accountable for your loved one’s death.

For a free consultation, please give us a call today at (956) 265-3550.

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim?

In Texas, only certain individuals can file a wrongful death claim. This includes parents, children, and the spouse. These individuals have two years to file a claim. Our legal team can help file a wrongful death claim, answering any questions that you may have along the way.

Compensation can help in the following ways:

  • Recover lost wages, such as earning capacity and inheritance
  • Compensate loss of valued services, such as childcare and household tasks
  • Compensate surviving family members for mental anguish
  • Cost of pre-death medical treatment and funeral expenses

The Statute of Limitations in Texas

The spouse, parents, and children of the deceased have three months to file a claim before the executor of the estate is able to file. As mentioned before, the family is still able to file a claim within two years of the time of death. However, once two years have passed, the opportunity to file a claim is lost forever.

If you believe that you have grounds for a wrongful death claim, give our McAllen wrongful death attorney a call at (956) 265-3550.

Available when You Need Us

Our firm is available every hour of the day, every day of the week. We understand how important the client-attorney relationship is; that’s why we make it our mission to create meaningful, lasting relationships with all our clients. Our legal team is here to serve as your trusted guide throughout every stage of the legal process. We can answer your questions, address your concerns, and fight for you and your rights. Contact us today to learn more about how our team can assist you with your case.

  • A Jury Found Man Defended by Carlos A. García Not Guilty of 14 Felony Counts
  • Carlos A. García Helps Clear Pharr Man Accused of Conspiracy Charges After Trial
  • Carlos A. García Represents Valedictorian Who Successfully Sued Her School District for Grade Manipulation
  • Carlos A. García Successfully Defends Border Patrol Agent and Veteran Against Capital Murder Charges
  • Client of Carlos A. García Acquitted of All Charges in Reckless Shooting Incident
  • Client Represented by Carlos A. García Found Not Guilty of Kidnapping Charges
  • Jurors Clear Man Accused of Capital Murder Charges after Successful Defense by Carlos A. García
  • Jury Acquits Client of Carlos A. García Who Was Accused of Killing Teacher During Violent McAllen Chase
  • Man Accused of Murder Found Not Guilty After Carlos A. García Argued Man Acted in Self-Defense

What Makes Us Different?

In a Word - Results
  • Proven Track Record

    The Law Office of Carlos A. García has an extensive portfolio of successful case results.

  • Available 24/7

    Your rights need round-the-clock protection and we are committed to providing exactly that.

  • Free Consultations

    We are committed to defending the voiceless, including those who cannot afford a consultation fee.

  • Quality Representation

    The Law Office of Carlos A. García is board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Testimonials

Hear from Past Clients
  • “Mr. Garcia takes pride in his job and it shows!”

    Cavazos

  • “He has proved to be trustworthy, knowledgeable and willing to fight for you.”

    Former Client

  • “He knows how to assess the situation so that it benefits the clients and their families.”

    Former Client

  • “Our family and I were very pleased with the result and the excellent communication he had with us.”

    Former Client

  • “Both me and my family feel at peace with him on our side.”

    Omar

  • “He has helped my son turn his life around and be a better and productive man to society!”

    Former Client

  • “His demeanor and approach were excellent and extremely cooperative.”

    Regina

  • “Carlos is the finest criminal defense trial lawyer in South Texas.”

    Johnathan

  • “Carlos explained everything in terms we could understand.”

    Sylvia

  • “He helped a family member in a serious case.”

    Leticia

  • “He follows up with us, I highly recommend Carlos!”

    Luis

  • “Very approachable, honest, and caring person.”

    Cristina

Associations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Hidalgo County Bar Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • United States District Court Southern District of Texas
  • 10 Best by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
  • Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization