Car Accidents

Car Accidents in Houston, Texas

In Houston, Texas, there are numerous vehicles sharing the same roadways, highways and intersections. Because of this fact there’s no question that traffic congestion, gridlock and serious car accidents, including both fatal and serious injuries, take place. A serious accident could leave a victim with serious injuries, substantial financial losses, and tremendous mental anguish for themselves and their family. An expert car accident attorney will help you deal with all losses that can result from a tragic car accident. If you or your loved ones are involved in a car accident in the Houston area, it is strongly recommended that you consult with our expert Houston car accident attorney to handle your case.

Common Car Accidents in Houston

Some form of negligence is the most common reason for car accidents in Houston. Another common reason for accidents is speeding. Just marginally exceeding the speed limit will greatly increase an accident's probability and seriousness. Rear end collisions and collisions at “T” intersections are highly common. The Texas Department of Transportation statistics show that in Texas, the most frequent causes of automobile accidents are a lack of speed control, driver carelessness and driving error on a single line. If you are faced with an injury from this type of accident, you should be able to focus on your healing; as that process is difficult enough. That is why Leeds Law Firm is dedicated to helping our clients with the other issues that you will undoubtedly face after being injured in a car accident. We will help you choose the right medical doctors, specialists, physical therapist, and auto repair shop. Leeds Law Firm is available 24/7 to assist you if you are involved in a car accident and need legal help immediately. We will represent you at no upfront cost to you. We only get paid if we win your case.

What to do After a Car Accident?

Here are a few things you should do instantly in the unfortunate event that you are involved in an accident;

  1. Seek medical help
  2. Report to the Police
  3. Document any evidence or take photographs
  4. Exchange contacts with the witnesses including getting the insurance information of all drivers involved in the crash
  5. Do not speak to the Insurance Company without your attorney
  6. Hire an experienced Houston car accident attorney
Common Injuries in Car Accidents

The injuries that victims suffer in car accidents vary. However, the most common injuries suffered are:

Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord damage that can cause paralysis, severe pain, loss of strength, loss of control of the body's functions, and more can be quite devastating. Many are permanent injuries.

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

TBI may result in coma, chronic or temporary mental disability and depression and anxiety.

Concussion

There are many people who suffer a concussion from car accidents. Concussions are painful, but typically have temporary effects and can include nausea, vision problems and balance and coordination issues.

What is the Statute of Limitation in Texas?

The statute of limitations is the deadline for filing your lawsuit for the damages that you suffered as a result of the car accident. In Texas, you two years from the date of the accident to file your lawsuit.

Contacting our expert Houston car accident attorney as soon as possible after a car accident is the best way to stay within the time limit to file your lawsuit (if necessary). The insurance company will make you feel like they are on you side and will take care of everything for you. However, the insurance company benefits when you handle your car accident case alone because they will pay you less money for your damages. Let an expert guide you through the legal process, inform you of your options, help you through the healing process and get you the settlement or judgment that you deserve for your lost wages, pain and suffering and medical expenses.

Insurance Companies and Damages Insurance Companies

Dealing with insurance companies can be difficult and challenging. Insurance companies are for-profit companies that make their money by raising and collecting premiums and paying out as little as possible for insurance claims for car accidents. As a result, insurance companies usually engage in a variety of strategies that tend to postpone, mitigate or deny claims. Remember, the adjusters at insurance companies are professionally trained to make you feel like they are on you side; but their ultimate goal is to pay you as little as possible to settle your claim. Adjusters handle personal injury claims everyday for their company. That’s why it is important for you to have an attorney on your side that handles personal injury cases daily as well.

A skilled Houston car accident attorney will help you navigate the process and get you the results that you deserve. Leeds Law Firm is experienced in fighting car accident cases against all insurance companies; and will make sure that you are not taken advantage of, and get you the recovery that you need and deserve.

Damages

You are entitled to bring a lawsuit to collect money for damages you have sustained because of injuries caused by a car accident. Health care expenses incurred are among the most significant damages for victims after a car accident. The first thing you need to be able to do is prove that it was the fault of the other driver; and therefore he/she (and their insurance company) is responsible for paying for both your vehicle's damage and any injuries that you may have sustained. You can also claim any lost wages due to your inability to work because of your injuries. Family members can also recover compensation for any wrongful death caused by the car accident.

In order to file a case to claim damages or compensation for a car accident that occurred in Texas, you need a tough, skilled Houston personal injury attorney experienced with car accident cases to represent you. Leeds Law Firm’s skilled car accident attorneys will be able to advise you and guide you through the litigation process.

Why is it Important to Hire a Houston Based Car Accident Attorney?

If you are involved in a car accident in the Houston area, it is in your best interest to hire a Houston based car accident lawyers to assist with your injury claim as soon as possible. An important advantage of hiring a lawyer for a car accident to handle your case is that we can inform of all your legal options. If the insurance company is unwilling to offer a reasonable amount of money, we are prepared to file a lawsuit to ensure you get the compensation you deserve.

Throughout the case, our skilled car accident attorneys will represent your interests and be committed to protecting your rights. Let us take care of some of the major concerns for you so that you can focus on healing and recover for you and your family.

Contact Us

At Leeds Law Firm, our attorneys possess vast experience of assisting those injured in car, bike, truck/large commercial vehicles and any other type of vehicle accidents across Houston, Texas. If you have been injured and you are in the Houston area in need of a skilled personal injury attorney experienced in car and truck accident cases, please call us now for a free consultation. Call us today at (713) 492-2906 or send us an email at info@jleedslawfirm.com and we will get back to you immediately. Remember there is no upfront cost to you; and we only get paid if we win your case! You have nothing to lose by giving us a call, so don’t hesitate.

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