Relatives of a man who died when he lost control of his car during a police chase in Fort Worth are suing the city, alleging that the police use of a device designed to puncture tires was done recklessly and thereby caused the car crash. The case highlights some interesting considerations in connection with wrongful death lawsuits, which we will address below.
Do you always have to file a wrongful death lawsuit in a Texas state court? Although most wrongful death lawsuits are handled by state courts, as long as the plaintiff meets the requirements for filing a lawsuit in a Federal district court, then it may be possible to initiate it there. The lawsuit in question has been filed in Federal court.