I am filing a wrongful death lawsuit and I am wondering if there is a cap on how much I am able to receive in damages/settlement in Texas?

There are a number of factors that affect how much you may be awarded in a wrongful death lawsuit in Texas. The first factor is determining who is responsible for the death. The second is who is named in the lawsuit. The third is how many people are suing for damages. And the fourth is which entities can be liable for paying for the costs of the death of your loved one.

While that may sound fairly straightforward, it typically is not. The factors may remain the same, but the way the lawsuit is filed and its outcome depend on the specifics of each case. An example would be if you chose to file a medical negligence case, as Texas does place a settlement cap on damages in such cases.

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