How much time do I have to file a wrongful death claim in Texas?

In Texas there are two applicable statues of limitations on wrongful death claims. Depending on the nature of the claim, a different limitation period will apply.

The first time period limitation applies on claims that the deceased person could have filed. This limitation, in most cases, last two years from the date of injury. The second limitation period applies to your own claim for wrongful death. Normally, you will have two years form the date of death of your parent, child or spouse to file.

If you feel you have a wrongful death claim, it is important to speak with a competent wrongful death attorney as soon as possible. If you wait too long, you may lose the right to file a claim.

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