A death of an individual caused by a wrongful act of someone has many causes. In such a case, medical mulpractice, doctors that make a mistake and give the patient a wrong medicine can be the basis for a lawsuit. Car accidents caused by a negligent driver could lead to litigation. Serious health conditions from chemicals in a petroleum or chemical plant that cause death due to exposure are extremely dangerous. If the employer of the facility was aware of the dangerous side effect, this could also be a cause of an unlawful death. A wrongful death lawsuit may be brought against a reckless person or company that caused the death of the deceased's family. An attorney is a legal practitioner who can enable you to file a lawsuit against the assembly responsible for the loss of your loved one. The damage caused by the death of your loved one would be covered by the compensation resulting from the lawsuit. Research and a tremendous amount of investigation involved in such a lawsuit come with complication and should be handled by an experienced professional. Norton Schwab is a law firm in Dallas and can help you with your case.