Local construction worker Craig Rowell, 55, died after falling down an elevator shaft at the Dallas/Forth Worth International Airport. There has been no new information regarding the work-related death. Attorney Joe Lucé sends our condolences to the family and loved ones, and we are here to remind you how we can help should a wrongful death occur in your life.
Wrongful Death First Steps
Surviving family members of an accident or work-related death have a choice to make. Whenever there’s suspicion regarding a work-related death, spouses and surviving family members have legal cause to sue for wrongful death if the death was due to another party. In this case, the family members of Rowell can choose to sue due to the negligence of his construction company or the airport. Work-related aren’t the only forms of wrongful deaths. Other forms of wrongful deaths include…
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Slip and fall injuries
- Product liability
Wrongful Death Damages Compensation
In a wrongful death case, surviving family members can receive compensation for a variety of tangible and intangible things. Most commonly, cases involving wrongful deaths include compensation for funeral services. More often than not, other forms of compensation can be taken into consideration, such as…
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of the deceased person’s expected income
- Loss of inheritance as a result of death
How a Lawyer Can Help
A wrongful death is always unexpected. While it’s hard to grieve, contacting a lawyer can alleviate a lot of stress. Our lawyers can help you understand the law, collect evidence, complete the necessary paperwork, and more. For legal assistance and guidance, call our office at (972) 632-1300 or contact us online for more information about the steps to claiming a wrongful death.