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Wrongful death claims are civil claims in which a person suffers death rather than just bodily injury as a result of the negligence (such as a drunk driver) of another or intentional conduct of another (such as murder).

Kevin Madison has handled wrongful death cases for clients for over 26 years, assisting the families of those killed by intentional acts or negligent acts. Mr. Madison holds an "AV" rating by Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory, which is the highest rating awarded for ethics and legal competence. This rating is awarded after an anonymous review and polling of other lawyers and judges familiar with the lawyer who is being rated. Mr. Madison is also listed in the Directory of Preeminent Attorneys in the United States. There are less than a dozen lawyers listed in the Directory of Preeminent Attorneys for the Austin area.

Attorney Kevin R. Madison has a unique background unlike most other attorneys in the State of Texas. Mr. Madison has four years experience as a street cop and a Criminal Investigator. As a former Chief of Police, former municipal police officer, and former Deputy Sheriff of Travis County, Texas, he has a hands-on personal understanding of street crime and the mental and physical injuries that criminal predators inflict on their victims.

Mr. Madison was a decorated police officer who captured and arrested numbers of child molesters, rapists, assailants, and murderers. At age thirty, he was one of the youngest chiefs of police in Texas, serving as Chief of Police for the City of Smithville in Bastrop County, Texas.

Mr. Madison also served as Security Supervisor for Dobie Center in Austin, Texas while attending the University of Texas. As a security supervisor, he was responsible for the safety of 800 University of Texas male and female students residing in the 27 story high-rise Dobie Center dormitory, as well as providing all security for a two-level shopping mall and six-level parking garage. During Mr. Madison's term as security supervisor there was not one physical or sexual assault of a woman on the premises. One reason for this was Mr. Madison's dedication and attention to security matters. He insisted and ensured that his security officers kept a vigilant, high profile, presence in the shopping mall, perimeter, and parking garage.

Additionally, Mr. Madison has over 30 years experience as a litigation attorney coupled with over 24 years experience as a state judge.

Wrongful Death Settlements and Verdicts Obtained by Kevin Madison:

Co-counseled Travis County wrongful death lawsuit for death of elderly nursing home resident. Jury verdict of 6.6 million dollars. Case settled for 2.17 million dollars.

Travis County wrongful death lawsuit against HMO clinic and treating physician for negligence and failure to properly treat young mother diagnosed with chickenpox (varicella) pneumonia. Case settled prior to trial for $500,000.00.

Travis County wrongful death lawsuit for defendant's failure to supervise four year old child who drowned in indoor pool. Case settled prior to trial for $300,000.00.

Williamson County wrongful death lawsuit for hit and run death of pedestrian. Driver fled scene and failed to stop and render aid. Driver later apprehended. Settlement with uninsured carrier for over $150,000.00.

Travis County wrongful death lawsuit against owners of Austin night club for homicide of minor caused by inadequate security. Settlement of $235,000.00.

Every case is different. Similar results may not be obtained in your case. Results obtained depend on the facts of each case. The response to an e-mail or telephone inquiry by Mr. Madison or his law firm does not constitute an agreement to represent a client. All agreements by Mr. Madison and his law firm to represent clients are by way of written employment contracts.


Recovering Damages for Personal Injury or Wrongful Death

At The Law Offices of Kevin R. Madison, P.C. we are dedicated to helping the survivors and families of personal injury and wrongful death occurrences assert their rights and collect the financial compensation they deserve under the law. Personal injury claims are claims when a person has suffered bodily injury and/or mental and emotional injuries as the result of the negligence or intentional conduct of another person or business. The Law Offices of Kevin R. Madison, P.C. represent clients on personal injury cases which include automobile collisions, motorcycle collisions, accidents caused by drunk or impaired drivers, bicycle accidents, boating accidents, collisions with 18-wheeler trucks, truck collisions, injuries caused by defects on a premises, premises liability claims, falls on improper ramps, swimming pool drowning, serious dog bite cases, dog attack cases, assaults, fraternity hazing, sexual assaults, date rape, sexual abuse, incest, molestation, and sexual exploitation claims against therapists, doctors, lawyers, dentists, psychologists, and psychiatrists.

Many people refer to motor vehicle collisions as accidents, car accidents, or car wrecks. However, motor vehicle collisions are not usually the result of an accident. Most collisions are the result of the negligence of one of the drivers.

Wrongful death claims are personal injury claims that a spouse, child, or parent has against another person or business entity, alleging negligence, which resulted in the death of a family member. When a person dies as a result of the negligence of another person or business, certain members of the decedent’s family have a legal right to bring a civil action against those responsible for their loved one’s death.

Our law firm represents clients on the following types of personal injury and wrongful death cases:

  Pedestrians Struck by Motor Vehicles

  Bicycles Wrecks

  Motor Vehicle Wrecks

  Truck Collisions and 18-wheeler Wrecks

  Boating Wrecks

  Motorcycle Wrecks

  Injuries Caused By Drunk Drivers

  Dog Bite Attacks

  Dangerous Premises That Cause Bodily Injury

  Falls On Defective Ramps Or Stairs

  Swimming Pool Drowning

  Physical Assaults and Domestic Violence Assaults

  Sexual Assault

  Sexual Harassment

  Sexual Exploitation

  Sexual Molestation


  Date Rape

  Injuries Caused By Fraternity Hazing

  Victims Of Violent Crime

  Hate Crimes

  Injuries Caused By Inadequate Or Nonexistent Security

For more information about our services, or to speak with an experienced lawyer, please contact The Law Offices of Kevin R. Madison, P.C. at (512) 708-1650 for your FREE and confidential consultation. We have an experienced RN (Registered Nurse) on staff. Telephone consultations and e-mail consultations are also available. We have an experienced Registered Nurse on staff. Mr. Madison has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with honors from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a trained Victim Advocate and former board member of the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault, as well as having training and experience when he served as a police officer, investigator, chief of police, and Assistant District Attorney of Travis County (Austin, Texas).