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Dallas, Texas 75231
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10 Questions Asked the Most by Clients

Q: How much does it cost to meet with my potential lawyer to review my claim?

A: There is no charge for initial evaluation of your potential claim.

   
 

Q : Will I have to pay expenses as the case is developed?

A: Expenses are only paid by the client at the successful conclusion of the case out of their portion of the recovery.

   
 

Q : What are the elements of damages I can recover in a personal injury case in Texas?

A : Past & Future:

Medical Bills
Lost Wages and Future Wage Earning Capacity
Physical Impairment (Physical Limitations)
Pain and Mental Anguish
Physical Scarring

     
 

Q: What are the elements of damages I can recover in a wrongful death case?

A: Estate of victim wrongfully killed:

Funeral Expenses
Medical Bills
Conscious Pain and Suffering Before Death
Survivors of victim wrongfully killed

A: Wrongful Death Damages– Claim of Surviving Husband or Wife

Pecuniary loss
Loss of companionship and society
Mental anguish
Loss of inheritance

A: Wrongful Death Damages– Claim of Surviving Child

Pecuniary loss
Loss of companionship and society
Mental anguish
Loss of inheritance

A: Wrongful Death Damages– Claim of Surviving Parents of Minor Child

Pecuniary loss
Loss of companionship and society
Mental anguish

A: Wrongful Death Damages– Claim of Surviving Parents of Adult Child

Pecuniary loss
Loss of companionship and society
Mental anguish

     
 

Q: If I am partially at fault will my damage award be less?

A: Yes. In Texas your percentage of responsibility for the accident will be considered by the jury. If you are 51% or more responsible you will be barred from recovery.

  • Example 1.
    • Plaintiff 20%
    • Defendant 80%
    • Damage Award $100,000
    • Actual Recovery $80,000
  • Example 2.
    • Plaintiff 51%
    • Defendant 49%
    • Damage Award $100,000
    • Actual Recovery 0

     

     
 

Q: What am I entitled to if my car is damaged?

A: If the car is repairable you may be entitled to:

Cost of repair/rental car OR
Diminished value of car/rental car

A: If the car is not repairable you may be entitled to:

The fair market value of vehicle immediately before collision. Often no rental car if loss timely adjusted.