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Our Firm’s Approach to McKinney Wrongful Death Actions

Wrongful death cases require a significant amount of money, specialized knowledge, and a lot of time to litigate. Some personal injury lawyers simply do not have the time, expertise, or the preparation to commit the financial resources necessary to work wrongful death cases. It is common for an attorney to spend tens of thousands of dollars, sometimes hundreds of thousands, prosecuting a claim.

For a plaintiff to earn the best possible result, it is critical that their attorney has the financial wherewithal to handle the case properly. Many lawyers that handle personal injury cases will refer wrongful death claims to firms such as the McCraw Law Group because our firm is experienced in pursuing these challenging cases.

When you are ready, consider reaching out to learn more about our firm’s approach to McKinney wrongful death actions and how we could help hold negligent actors accountable.

How Does Attorney Compensation Work?

Attorney compensation is typically executed on a percentage of recovery, called a contingency fee. No fee is owed unless a recovery is made. Often, the lawyers also finance the cost of putting the case together, so they have invested money, time, and staff from day one.

A contingency fee is often the best route for both the plaintiff and the attorney. To pay cash out of pocket for prosecuting a wrongful death case, the plaintiff would have to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars upfront. Most plaintiffs are simply not able to do that. The attorney, meanwhile, has a strong incentive to litigate the case as effectively as possible while on a contingency fee. The better job they do, the greater the recovery and the more money they stand to make.

The Value of Compassion

In the view of the McCraw Law Group, compassion for the claimants is the most critical part of wrongful death cases. When someone has passed away, there is a hole in the life of the family and the community. The jury needs to feel that pain; it needs to understand who the person was and what the community and family lost.

Without compassion, a wrongful death case is difficult to litigate effectively. Doing it right takes a toll on attorneys and their staff. Sometimes taking time off because of the emotional aspect of the case is critical to the lawyer’s effectiveness and personal mental health. Often, it is emotionally challenging to work with people who have lost a loved one, especially if the decedent is a child. The lawyer has to help the claimant live through their grief.

In addition to emotional support and making the connections for the jury to see what the person is going through, an accomplished wrongful death lawyer can tell the family what to expect. Skilled lawyers could help remove some of the unknowns during the case process.

Contact a Seasoned Lawyer in McKinney

If you have recently lost a loved one due to the negligence or recklessness of another party, you deserve legal representation that puts you first. When you are ready, consider reaching out to the experienced attorneys at the McCraw law group. Our firm’s approach to McKinney wrongful death actions focuses on compassion, not profit.

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Zane Allen
Zane Allen
04:39 18 Dec 19
I was in an accident in March and had injuries resulting from the crash. Obviously my first call was to a doctor to get... checked out but was told I was going to need physical therapy. My second call was to the McCraw Law Group. They took care of all of the grunt work so that all I had to focus on was getting better. They were very communicative about the process, and better yet, they were incredibly responsive to any emails, calls, and questions. I was very appreciative and thankful for all of their hard work. They are a great group of people to work with when you’re needing the help.read more
Elisa Dean
Elisa Dean
15:38 16 Dec 19
I recommend The Mccraw Law Group to anyone who is hurt in an accident.My experience has been wonderful. They do the... best they can to get the most from the insurance company. My communications have been with Vanessa, Suzanne and Jason.Jason is very special to me. He understood my needs and was very caring and the sweetest attorney I have ever met. He was honest and did everything he could to bring my case to a conclusion.Vanessa and Suzanne are very sweet and are there to help every step of the way.read more
Fernando Salas
Fernando Salas
19:07 10 Dec 19
First time needing a lawyer. Everything went extremely smooth and quick. Mr. McCraw went to my house after my car wreck... and I knew at that point that I was in good hands. Everyone who works there are so nice and will answer any questions or concerns you have. Thank you guys for all of your help.read more
Adelyn Braswell
Adelyn Braswell
17:02 10 Dec 19
When me and my family recently got hit by a drunk driver. They helped us with everything we needed. We had so many... questions and didn’t hesitate to answer. It was our first time with any lawyer so they made everything so easy for us, and got it all done so quick. They did everything in their power to get us all the money we deserved. They were all so friendly and I would recommend them to anyone.read more
Courtney Brooks
Courtney Brooks
16:12 12 Sep 19
I had a wonderful experience from beginning to end with the McCraw Law Group. My case was accepted and I was kept up to... date on how it was proceeding, and when it came to a settlement, we got more than expected. Everyone was very kind, the court proceedings went smoothly and I was extremely satisfied. I will definitely use them again if anything else arises.read more
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