At Ramsey Law Group, we are committed to helping Kingwood residents injured in car accidents understand their rights and how they may be able to obtain compensation. Contact us by requesting a free consultation online or by calling our Kingwood personal injury lawyers at (888) 335-7477 today.
Why Choose Us
We have a thorough understanding of how insurance companies operate and will protect you from settling for less than your case’s worth.
We are dedicated to our clients and making each one feel valued by providing the personalized attention that they deserve.
We handle car accident cases on a contingency fee basis, so we will not receive any payment unless you do.
Why You Need a Kingwood Car Accident Lawyer
Pursuing a claim after a severe car accident can be incredibly complex to navigate on your own. Evidence can quickly fade, and the at-fault party’s insurance company will be focused on how to pay out as little as possible. Once you hire a lawyer, they will begin investigating right away to obtain crucial proof for your claim. They will protect your right to fair and full compensation.
Common Causes of Car Accidents
Car accidents can happen at any time and are most often caused by another driver’s negligence. Common types of accidents include:
Failure to yield
Drunk driving accidents
Distracted driving accidents (e.g., texting behind the wheel)
Driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs
No-contact collisions (e.g., one driver’s reckless behavior causes another to swerve and hit a pole, even though the two vehicles never made contact)
In Texas, every party involved in a car accident will be assigned a percentage of fault. As long as you are found less than 51% at fault, you can obtain compensation. However, your settlement or award will be reduced by your percentage of the blame. For example, if you settle for $50,000 and are found 20% responsible, you will recover 80% or $40,000.
Types of Available Compensation
After thoroughly evaluating your case, a car accident attorney can help you determine if you are entitled to the following compensation:
Current and future medical bills
Current and future lost income
Diminished earning capacity, if your injury makes a difference in the amount of income you can earn now compared to before the accident.
Pain and suffering
Punitive damages if the at-fault party exhibited a reckless disregard for the safety of others.
To recover fair compensation, it is critical to call the police after an accident for a report to be made and to seek medical care as soon as possible. Take photos of the accident scene if possible and never admit fault. Keeping a journal of your daily pain and symptoms will also be helpful when it comes time to determine the value of your claim.
We Will Get You Results
If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, we will help you fight for the compensation you deserve. Speak to our Kingwood Car Accident Lawyer in a free consultation. Send us a message online or call (888) 335-7477 today.