A driver was killed Sunday, October 20, 2013 at approximately 3:25 a.m. in Houston on Interstate 610 at Ashland Street, according to police. The initial accident occurred when a Toyota Camry and a Chevrolet sedan collided, according to the Houston Police Department. Subsequently, when the driver of the Camry got out to survey the scene, he was struck and killed by a third car. No other injuries were reported, and names of the parties involved have yet to be released. Legal information regarding this crash can be emailed here.
Below is map depicting the location where the accident occurred:
While tragic, fatal car accidents happen quite often. In this particular situation, the family of the deceased victim could potentially pursue a wrongful death civil claim against the driver responsible for their family member’s death.
From a civil standpoint, our firm has represented our firm has represented numerous families who have been directly affected by fatal automobile accidents. The family of the deceased victim should most certainly consult with an experienced wrongful death attorney to file a wrongful death claim against the negligent driver who caused this accident. While no amount of compensation will revive the victim, a civil claim settlement will provide the victim’s family with the financial support needed to cover medical and final expenses; enabling them to focus on grieving the loss of their family member, and not the financial burden that typically accompanies the unexpected death of a loved one.
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Majed Nachawati is a preeminent wrongful death lawyer with a focus on representing victims and families involved in wrongful death lawsuits, automobile accidents, workplace accidents, and product liability claims in Houston and throughout the state of Texas. Mr. Nachawati has resolved numerous wrongful death cases through trial and settlement that have brought seven and eight figure confidential reward settlements. His is on the Grievance Committee for the State Bar of Texas. He is licensed to practice before the Supreme Court of Texas and Arkansas and is licensed in the Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of Texas. Mr. Nachawati is a member of the Board of Directors of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the Board of Directors for Public Justice, a Leader’s Forum and PAC member of the American Association for Justice. Mr. Nachawati has been recognized as a Super Lawyer in Texas Monthly Magazine for the past five years in a row for legal excellence, in connection with wrongful death and products liability cases. Mr. Nachawati is also a member of The Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Mr. Nachawati can be contacted by email or by calling 1.866.705.7584.