Can I file a lawsuit if I had a miscarriage after a car accident?

Answer:

Losing an unborn baby due to injuries sustained in a traffic accident (or any other kind of accident) can be extremely traumatic. Because of the nature of the loss in this type of accident, many states have struggled to decide upon a fair way to handle these cases and determine fair compensation.
In 2003, a Texas woman lost her unborn baby just weeks before her due date when she was injured in a car accident that wasn’t her fault. Although at the time Texas did not legally consider a fetus to be an individual, the woman took her wrongful death case to court and through the appeals system. The result was the 2003 Texas Wrongful Death Act amendment, that stated that viable fetuses were individuals and that the loss of such fetuses could result in a Texas wrongful death lawsuit.
In addition to a wrongful death lawsuit, an accident victim may also have the option of suing for other damages, such as those related to the emotional trauma that comes with losing an unborn child in an accident. If you have been involved in a car accident that led to a miscarriage, speak to an experienced Dallas injury attorney today about your case today.
Rasansky Law Firm is available 24 hours a day by phone ((214) 617-1886) or email.

Search

OUR DALLAS LOCATION

2525 McKinnon Street #550 Dallas, Texas 75201

Note: The information that was utilized in this post was gathered from the use of secondary sources. This information used has not been confirmed or independently verified. If you locate any information that is not correct, please contact our firm as soon as possible so that we can make the appropriate corrections. If you find any information that is false, we will remove or correct the post immediately after it is brought to our attention.

Disclaimer: As a valued member of the Dallas community, Rasansky Law Firm’s goal is to improve the safety of all residents in the great state of Texas. These posts should not be viewed as a solicitation for business and the information included herein should not be taken as medical or legal advice. The photos used in this post are not representative of the actual crash scene.

Related Post

September 2, 2017
What are the laws regarding texting and cell phone use while driving in Texas?

Answer: As of September 1st, 2017, texting and driving within the state of Texas is officially illegal. The offense is punishable by a fine of $25-99 for first-time offenders, and $100-200 for repeat […]

Read More
November 4, 2016
What is proximate cause?

  Answer: Proximate cause can be defined as an act from which an injury results as a natural, direct, uninterrupted consequence, and without which, the injury would not have occurred. It may not […]

Read More
November 4, 2016
What’s the difference between an accident and a crash?

Answer: Generally speaking, the term “accident” refers to an unintentional collision. At the same time, many people feel as though referring to collisions as “accidents” implies that no one was at-fault, and/or works to […]

Read More

Why Choose
Rasansky Law Firm

Over 30+ Years Of Personal Injury Experience

Top-Rated and Award-Winning Personal Injury Lawyers

Attorneys Available to Discuss Your Case Now

No Fee Unless You Win

Free Confidential Consultation.

Request A Free Consultation

Fill out the form below to receive a free and confidential initial consultation with an experienced personal injury lawyer.

chevron-down