Lubbock Auto Accident Lawyers
Serving Clients Throughout Northwest Texas
Auto accidents are the most common cause of personal injury claims and lawsuits. Unfortunately, these car wrecks occur daily across the country and Texas is no exception. These accidents are mostly caused by human error and leave victims facing days, weeks, months, or years of recovery that add up to staggering medical and other out-of-pocket expenses while facing lost wages or income. Without the saving grace of personal injury law, Such accidents can cause victims and their families financial ruin.
Fortunately, under Texas personal injury law, you are entitled to fair compensation when you have been injured due to another’s carelessness, negligence, or wrongdoing. This generally means dealing with the at-fault driver’s insurance company which can be frustrating and challenging for various reasons. However, if you have a skilled lawyer on your side, these companies understand that they cannot take advantage of you and are more likely to settle for what is fair and just based on the facts of your case. By turning to The Gorilla Law Firm, you will thus increase your chances of an optimum result.
Injured in a car crash? Book a free consultation with a Lubbock auto accident attorney at The Gorilla Law Firm by contacting us online or at (806) 375-3855.
Auto Accident Cases in Northwest Texas
According to the Texas Department of Transportation, a total of 7,461 car accidents occurred in Lubbock in 2021. These resulted in 45 fatalities and possible injuries for more than 3,000 people.
Common causes of these accidents include but are not limited to:
- Failing to stop at traffic signals and signs
- Failing to yield
- Unsafe lane changes
- Backing up unsafely
- Distracted driving, such as while texting or using a cell phone
- Driving while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs
As a result, traffic collision victims can suffer injuries ranging from severe whiplash to broken bones, internal injuries, torn ligaments, and more. In the worst cases, catastrophic injuries, such as traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord damage, lost limbs, and severe burns, can result. These may cause permanent disability, robbing individuals of the quality of life and independence they once enjoyed.
Fortunately, if you are involved in a Texas car accident, you have the right to file a claim against the responsible party for injuries you endured due to that party’s wrongful behavior.
What to Do After Being Injured in a Car Accident
What you do and don’t do after an injury accident is very important to your legal claim. Your first step is to seek medical care, even if you believe you are not injured or are only slightly injured. This is vital because injuries often do not manifest immediately. You will be properly diagnosed and given treatment by getting checked out, and your injuries and medical care will be documented. Without this documentation, it can be argued that you were not injured.
It is also vital to get a police report, exchange information with the other party, get witness information, take photos of the accident scene, including both cars, and write down as many details as possible of what happened. Finally, call an injury lawyer for guidance.
Do not admit fault to anyone. Tell the police the facts only. Do not make any recorded statements to insurers, sign anything they present to you, accept any settlement they offer or try to negotiate with them without consulting with an attorney first. The Gorilla Law Firm can handle these steps for you, can build your claim to put you in the strongest legal position possible, and fight for your best interests moving forward. We will seek all possible damages reflective of your case, from present and future medical expenses to lost wages/income, property damage to your vehicle, pain and suffering, and emotional trauma.
The most beneficial action you can take after being injured in a car accident is to get the advice and guidance of The Gorilla Law Firm. We can handle all the legal details of your claim, including an investigation into the specifics to preserve evidence, and take all necessary steps to pursue the compensation you deserve. Don’t take chances with insurers whose sole aim is to pay you as little as possible. Put a law firm on your side that has successfully helped thousands of Texans since 1994.
Talk to a Lubbock car accident attorney by contacting us at (806) 375-3855 today.
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