Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death


Nothing can truly prepare a person for the loss of a loved one.


Death is a fact of life that no one is ever really ready for – especially when it’s a loved one.

In some cases, the emotional pain and suffering family members may be going through can be compounded by the knowledge that their loved one’s death could possibly have been prevented if another person or party had acted more responsibly.

There is an endless array of situations which a wrongful death may occur. And, it’s always the result of the actions (or inaction) of someone else. Here are some of the most common causes.

Wrongful Death may be the result of a wide range of different circumstances. However, some of the most commons circumstances in which another person’s is are the causes of a person’s Wrongful Death are:

  • Auto Collisions
  • Motorcycle Collisions
  • Truck Collisions
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
  • Defective Products
  • Oil field and Construction injuries


GERALD K. FUGIT LAW FIRM  is an experienced attorney who provides the families of people who die in wrongful death accidents with compassionate and skillful advocacy. We pursue legal claims and negotiate with insurance companies representing the people whose negligence caused your loss.

When you have experienced a loss because of the negligence of another, you need the representation of experienced and a caring attorney who will vigorously fight for your rights, effectively mediate with the insurance companies and getting the best possible outcome for you and your family.

A wrongful death claim is a civil lawsuit that is brought against the person who is at fault for the death. We determine fault by fully investigating the case and using every resource possible to assist in determining the cause of the accident.

We pride ourselves on being active listeners to our clients’ concerns. We aggressively pursue the proper course of legal action to take in each case and are always available to answer a client’s questions.

If you have lost a loved one as a result of the negligence of another, please contact our law office at 432-332-1661  –  for a consultation.


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