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Texas Accident Injury Claim
All auto accidents will inflict damage to you and your car. The amount of money needed to repair those damages depends on the gravity of the accident itself. If you are not responsible for the situation, you surely don’t want to be left with all the financial liability. To avoid this from happening you should think about hiring an accident injury attorney.
Having a legal representative has its advantages. He will help you to fill a personal injury claim and survey through all the legal aspects of the process. You may try to get compensation by yourself but is better to have a specialist by your side. If you check out our article about car accidents, you will find some reasons why hiring a car crash attorney is a wise decision.
If the accident is serious, it will be accompanied by severe consequences. This has a high impact on victim's life. Try to find retribution without the help of an expert could be impossible. In the best case, you will get just a little fraction of want you deserve.
Regardless of the severity of the accident, and therefore your injury claim, a lawyer will help you through all the process. Car accident lawyers with vast experience in personal injury claims and calculations know how to get the best deal possible for you.
If you have been involved in a car accident, you should get into contact with the best lawyer available. Car crashes can prevent you from working or leave you with permanent disability and injuries that require medical attention. Your accident lawyer should be able to get the maximum amount of money as compensation for these problems.
Personal Injury Claim in Texas
When you get injured by another person’s fault, you are entitled to compensation. This is known as a personal injury claim and it comprehends everything from traumatic injuries to simple bruises. You can make the claim all by yourself but is better if you have the help of a professional injury lawyer. He will protect your interest and he will do whatever it takes to maximize the amount of money you receive in compensation so all your expenses are covered.
Accidents can happen in any place at any time. They could be as simple as a slip and fall in a supermarket or as serious as a car crash. The severity of your injuries will be tied to the gravity of the accident. Anyway, before thinking about filling up the claim, you have to be able to prove that the injuries were caused by another person's negligence. It is the job of your injury attorney to prove it and to evaluate the legality of your claim.
Personal injury laws guarantees you monetary compensation for all the expenses related to the treatment of your injuries. In addition, having an attorney with the right experience will allow you to level the play in any negotiation. He will take care of all the paperwork and will represent you in all the steps of the process.
If you are thinking to hire a professional to take your case, you should hire the best personal injury attorney available in your area. Get a free consultation today with our team of experts either by calling (855) 906-2966 or fill up a quick form to let us call you.
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Top Lawyers Serving Texas
- Robert C. Hilliard
- Jeffery M. Kershaw
- Michael P. Lyons
- Carmen S. Mitchell
- Marquette W. Wolf
- Bonnie Christie
- Brian L. Jensen
- Richard M. Grimes
- Eric D. Nielsen
- Alan Kolodny
- Benjamin H. Ruemke
- José Luis Garriga
Robert C. Hilliard
Garnering national acclaim for his work on many high-profile cases, attorney Robert C. Hilliard has achieved unprecedented success advocating on behalf of those suffering as the result of someone elses negligent, careless or unlawful actions.The founding partner of Hilliard Martinez Gonzales L.L.P. in Corpus Christi, Texas, Mr. Hilliard represents clients throughout the state and across the country in a wide range of mass torts, personal injury and wrongful death claims as well as business and commercial litigation. He currently serves as co-lead counsel in the multidistrict General Motors ignition switch class action, regarded as one of the largest product liability suits in American history.A lawyer for more than 35 years and holding dual certifications in personal injury trial law and civil trial law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Mr. Hilliard possesses extensive knowledge and insight into many areas of the law, and he frequently serves as a leading legal analyst for numerous national and international print and televised news outlets.A 1980 summa cum laude graduate of St. Edwards University, Mr. Hilliard began his legal career after obtaining his Juris Doctor from St. Marys University School of Law in 1983 and his license to practice from the State Bar of Texas that same year. Truly a national lawyer, Mr. Hilliard also practices before federal courts throughout the country, including the U.S. Supreme Court, and he is also licensed to practice in the District of Columbia.Recognized as one of the nations top attorneys, Mr. Hilliard served as chairman for the National Ethics Committee from 1992-1995, and in 2016, he received the Distinguished Alumni award from St. Edwards University. The subject of numerous features and cover stories for a variety of legal publications, Mr. Hilliard has earned a reputation as a bulldog for his aggressive trial tactics and unrelenting pursuit of justice.
Jeffery M. Kershaw
Jeffery M. Kershaw is founding partner of Kershaw Anderson, PLLC, and represents clients in Austin, Dallas and throughout the state of Texas in cases of health care law, medical board hearings, physician defense, insurance defense, business litigation, construction litigation, nonsubscriber litigation, OSHA litigation and appeals. Recognized as a fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and as one of the Best Lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine, he has extensive experience representing nurses and physicians before the Texas Nursing Board and Medical Board.Mr. Kershaw has spoken at seminars for the Texas General Liability Update and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Update and is a graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1986. He then attended St. Marys University School of Law, where he obtained a Juris Doctor in 1991 and was named to the board of adjustments for the Frisco City Council in 2012.Admitted to practice in Texas and before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, Mr. Kershaw has been extensively involved in transportation accident cases concerning OSHA violations, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations and road construction. For his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell.For nearly 25 years, Mr. Kershaw has tried jury cases across the state of Texas in both state and federal courts. He has been involved in high-profile cases such as the defamation lawsuit brought against a local politician that was reported on the national news. AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Michael P. Lyons
One of the founding partners of the Dallas-based litigation firm Deans & Lyons, Michael P. Lyons focuses primarily on complex civil litigation matters for clients nationally, Texas, and through the Dallas / Fort-Worth area. Licensed to practice before both state and federal courts in Texas, he represents plaintiffs and defendants alike in diverse cases involving business disputes, commercial litigation, products liability, construction accidents, oil and gas, personal injury and wrongful death claims and medical malpractice. With 14 years experience, Mr. Lyons provides vigorous and responsive representation to all of his clients, whether they are large corporations, small businesses or individuals.In 1995, Mr. Lyons obtained a bachelors degree from the University of Texas. He then went on to receive his law degree, ,cum laude,, from the South Texas College of Law in Houston, where he graduated as a member of the Order of the Lytae while serving as an assistant editor for the Corporate Counsel Law Review. Mr. Lyons has contributed to the legal continuing education community by publishing various articles and presenting speeches on obtaining, presenting and excluding evidence during trial for the University of Houstons Continuing Legal Education Program.Mr. Lyons has cultivated a strong presence in his legal community as well. He has received Martindale-Hubbells top rating of AV-Preeminent, and he serves as a member of several committees for the Dallas Bar Association and formerly served as a Director of the Dallas Chapter of Texas Exes. He is additionally a member of the American Bar Associations Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section and the Dallas Bar Association. In 2008, he was recognized for his philanthropic work in the Dallas-Fort Worth area by KTVT Channel 11, which named him a Texan with Character. He has also been named to the Dallas Bar Foundation. Lyons has been named as one of the Best Lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine multiple times, has been recognized as a Rising Star seven previous times, and has been named a Top Lawyer as recently as 2013.AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Carmen S. Mitchell
Attorney Carmen S. Mitchell is the founder and partner of the Law Office of Carmen S. Mitchell, LLP, located in Dallas, Texas. From her law firm, Ms. Mitchell dedicates her time and resources to recovering the maximum amount of compensation possible for those who suffered an injury or loss caused by another partys negligence or wrongdoing.Handling all types of personal injury and wrongful death claims, Ms. Mitchell advocates strongly on behalf of her clients adversely affected by car accidents, commercial truck wrecks, construction accidents, pipeline explosions, sexual abuse, defective products and other unlawful, careless or reckless acts.Having practiced law for more than 30 years, Ms. Mitchell possesses the extensive knowledge and experience necessary to handle any clients case no matter how complex or challenging, and she always devotes 100 percent of her efforts to achieving the positive results her clients expect and deserve.A 1979 graduate of University of Texas, Ms. Mitchell attended Texas Tech University School of Law, obtaining her Juris Doctor in 1982. While in law school, she was a member of The Order of Barristers and was a finalist in the National Moot Court Competition. In 1982, the State Bar of Texas admitted her to practice, and she is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.Active in several professional legal organizations, Ms. Mitchell is the past president for both the American Board of Trial Advocates Dallas Chapter and the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association. Additionally, she also served on the District 6A Grievance Committee.An accomplished author and speaker, she has published numerous articles and conducted many lectures on a variety of legal topics, and she has received several awards and honors for her professionalism and service, including an AV Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell.AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Marquette W. Wolf
Marquette W. Wolf is an associate with The Law Firm of Ted B. Lyon & Associates in Dallas, Texas, who began his career at the firm while still a student at the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, from which he received his Juris Doctor in 1996. Over the years, Mr. Wolf has established himself as a seasoned trial lawyer who has led dozens of jury trials to verdict, and he has also taken on multiple arbitration cases, including high profile, groundbreaking legal actions in which he played an instrumental role.Mr. Wolfs litigation experience spans cases involving explosions in refineries and on oil and gas pipelines, environmental contamination, catastrophic personal injury, premises liability, product liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death, consumer rights, transvaginal mesh, child abuse and neglect, and elder care matters. He presently serves as a district attorney pro tempore for Dallas County, where he prosecutes public integrity cases against current and former county law enforcement officers.Among his many honors, which include being awarded Martindale-Hubbells highest rating of AV-Preeminent, Mr. Wolf received the John Howie Award from the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association for the Courageous Pursuit of Justice in the Face of Adversity in 2008. He is admitted to practice before state courts in Texas and Oklahoma and before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of Texas.Mr. Wolf is a member of the executive committee of the American Board of Trial Advocates Dallas chapter, and he serves on the board of directors for the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the American Bar Association, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the honorary College of the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association and the Dallas Bar Association.AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Focusing her practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, and with a primary emphasis on medical malpractice, Bonnie Christie is a partner at Brown & Brothers. Based in Houston, Texas, she provides representation to clients throughout the state as well as in Louisiana who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence of other parties. Admitted to practice before all Texas and Louisiana state courts, Ms. Christie is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas and the U.S District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, as well as before the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Louisiana.The types of cases that Ms. Christie has handled both in court and through mediation have included surgical errors, misdiagnoses, hospital negligence and nursing home abuse, and she has been able to obtain several sizable jury awards and negotiated settlements on behalf of her plaintiff clients. Prior to joining Brown & Brothers, she was an in-house counsel at the Government Employees Insurance Company, better known as GEICO, where she handled subrogation claims. Because of this experience, Ms. Christie is often able to anticipate the types of defense tactics insurance companies will often employ when she faces them in court.As an undergraduate, Ms. Christie attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and received a bachelors degree in 2006. Her legal education was then obtained at Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, and she was awarded her Juris Doctor in 2010. In addition to her experience as an insurance defense attorney, Ms. Christie also worked for a Louisiana personal injury firm and was a supervising attorney in a complex multidistrict litigation matter.
Brian L. Jensen
Texas attorney Brian L. Jensen spent the first eight years of his legal career in defense litigation for insurance companies. Since 1986, Mr. Jensen has dedicated his Bellaire legal practice, B.L. Jensen, L.P. to representing individuals injured in accidents (auto, industrial and premise), medical malpractice and product liability claims, and individuals and small business in business litigation disputes. In 1990, he added the areas of small business in business litigation disputes.With more than 30 years of legal experience, Mr. Jensen has handled cases throughout Texas, including Houston, El Paso, Beaumont, Dallas and Brownsville. He has tried cases in the following counties: Harris, Chambers, Galveston, Fort Bend, Montgomery, Jefferson, Newton, Burleson, Cameron, Bexar, Brazos, Liberty, Brazoria and Cherokee.A graduate of the University of Texas and the University of Houston, where he obtained his legal degree, Mr. Jensen is licensed to practice law in Texas, as well as the U.S. District Courts of Southern, Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas. He is a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and the Houston Trial Lawyers Association.
Richard M. Grimes
Dedicated to helping people through some of the most difficult times of their lives, Richard M. Grimes is a partner at Grimes & Fertitta, P.C. He represents clients in Houston and The Woodlands, Texas, in matters involving personal injury, family law and other civil litigation.As an advocate for both plaintiffs and defendants, Mr. Grimes is well-versed in how to successfully navigate negotiation and litigation. His caseload includes issues such as partnership, corporate and contract disputes; trucking accidents, medical malpractice and catastrophic injuries; and child custody issues and divorce.In every matter he handles, Mr. Grimes pragmatically approaches how to develop the best strategy that accounts for clients resources as well as their goals. He factors in not only the immediate consequences that a decision may have but also how it could affect clients in the future.When he is not advocating for clients, Mr. Grimes is committed to furthering his practice as a fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. For his accomplishments, he earned a spot in H Texas Magazines Houston Top Lawyers 2008 in Personal Injury.Mr. Grimes has been licensed to practice in Texas for more than 20 years. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.After receiving a bachelor in business administration in 1992 from The University of Texas at Austin, Mr. Grimes went on to earn a Juris Doctor in 1995 from the South Texas College of Law Houston.
Eric D. Nielsen
As founder of The Nielsen Law Firm, P.C. Eric D. Nielsen is committed to representing clients in Houston and across the state of Texas. He focuses his practice on handling personal injury cases that involve the following matters: wrongful death, traumatic brain injury, motor vehicle accidents, child injuries, inflatable bounce house injuries, water park injuries, burns, animal attacks, drunk driving accidents, plane crashes and construction accidents.After graduating summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Houston, Mr. Nielsen went on to earn a Juris Doctor from The University of Texas School of Law, graduating with high honors in 1982. While in law school, he was named grand chancellor of the schools honor society.For more than 30 years, Mr. Nielsen has been protecting the rights of the injured. He knows the challenges people face as they recover from an act of negligence. Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in personal injury trial law, Mr. Nielsen takes the time to understand a clients goals for the case.A fierce advocate in the courtroom, Mr. Nielsen has a proven track record of securing favorable verdicts and settlements for his clients. As a result of his achievements, he has earned the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell and he holds an Avvo Superb rating.Mr. Nielsen is admitted to practice in Texas, The State of Washington, and before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. He holds memberships with the Texas Civil Rights Project, the Houston Trial Lawyers Association, the Harris County Democratic Lawyers Association and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association. AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.
Alan, an alum of St. Johns School, earned his B.A. from Rice University and his J.D. from Southern Methodist University.Alan represents injured workers in the general maritime and Jones Act trade both onshore and offshore all along the Texas Gulf coast. He also represents victims of automobile/eighteen-wheeler accidents, work related accidents, industrial site accidents, and injured railroad workers under the FELA.Alan takes strong depositions to ready his cases for trial should a settlement offer not meet his clients expectations. He and his law firm always push to go the extra mile for our clients.In his free time, Alan loves to be at sea with his family aboard its classic sport fishing boat.
Benjamin H. Ruemke
Ben Ruemke is a Partner and Shareholder at Paranjpe & Mahadass LLP and runs P&M Laws personal injury docket. Before becoming a partner at P&M, Ben worked for a national plaintiff litigation firm representing hundreds of clients in a variety of areas, including pharmaceutical litigation, labor law, human trafficking and personal injury.Notably, Ben obtained judgments totaling over 2.2-million-dollars in a labor and human trafficking case and represented over 200 clients in a 2.4 billion dollar global settlement in a case against a pharmaceutical company for failure to warn. Bens success in acquiring these types of judgments led to his decision to become a partner at P&M Law and head its personal injury docket. His experience as a personal injury lawyer, as well as his ability to counsel clients throughout the difficult litigation process, make him an excellent asset to have in your corner.In 2016, Texas Top Lawyers honored Ben by naming him a Rising Star. Ben is also an active member of Houston Trial Lawyers Association, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, a founding member of the Phi Delta Phi Houston Barristers Inn, and has served four terms as Vice President of Social Events of the South Asian Bar Association of Houston. He is a member in good standing of the State Bar of Texas.Ben grew up in Arlington, Virginia, graduated from high school in Biloxi, Mississippi, and moved to San Diego, California. He obtained a B.A. in History from the University of California, Los Angeles. While living in California, Ben was an active member of the Screen Actors Guild and performed in several movies and television shows.Ben received his Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law, graduating Magna Cum Laude. While in law school, he was a member of South Texas Law Review, Order of the Lytae, and Phi Delta Phi Honors Society. He studied International Litigation and Arbitration and Human Rights Law at Charles University in the Czech Republic and Cross Cultural Negotiation in Malta. Ben has competed in the American Bar Associations Regional Negotiation Tournament in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and in the International Chamber of Commerce Commercial Mediation Competition in Paris, France. Bens article The Undermining of the Texas Jury System from Above was published in the South Texas Law Review.
José Luis Garriga
For more than 30 years attorney Jose Luis Garriga has successfully handled thousands of personal injury cases and has recovered millions of dollars for his clients and their families. He has handled plaintiffs personal injury and wrongful death cases, including automobile accidents, 18-wheeler trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, oil field accidents, construction accidents, industrial accidents, burn injury cases, products liability cases, dram shop cases and others.Board certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Mr. Garriga has tried to verdict as lead counsel more than 200 personal injury and/or wrongful death cases. He has handled cases in all the metropolitan cities and specifically in the West Texas area. He is licensed to practice law in Texas, New Mexico and Florida as well as the United States District Courts for the Western and Southern Districts of Texas. His firm, The Garriga Law Firm, P.C. is located in Odessa.