An accident happens in a second and can affect your life forever. When the negligence of someone else results in serious injuries for you, we can help. You may be entitled to compensation for your damages, including medical costs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
Call the team at Blass Law now at (713) 225-1900. Our legal team works hard to secure the compensation our clients are entitled to receive.
Common Types of Personal Injury Claims
A personal injury claim results from the negligent actions of another person, company, and/or organization. When someone acts with negligence, they fail to use the same standard of care as another reasonable person would use in a similar situation.
Some common types of personal injury claims include:
- Car accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Bicycle accidents
- Semi-truck accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Dog bites
- Slip and fall accidents
- Maritime and admiralty accidents
- Birth injuries
- Sexual assault cases
- Medical malpractice
- Defective products
- And more
You have a right to compensation from a personal injury due to no fault of your own. A League City personal injury lawyer can help you assess your specific situation and determine the best way to proceed.
For a free legal consultation with a personal injury lawyer serving League City, call 713-225-1900
Types of Injuries Associated with Personal Injury Cases
Depending upon the severity of your injuries, you may require life-long medical and personal care. Being hit by a drunk driver, a birth injury, or a mistaken diagnosis by a medical professional can result in serious injuries and leave you feeling overwhelmed and in serious financial stress.
The following are just a few examples of injuries that can change your life forever:
- Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
- Spinal cord injury
- Broken bones
- Internal injuries
- Herniated discs
- And many others
The physical toll, emotional drain, stress, and financial burden from any one of these injuries can be devastating. The costs associated with a traumatic brain injury or a spinal cord injury alone can reach the thousands if not millions of dollars each year. A 2016 Texas Brain Injury Advisory Council Report estimates that traumatic brain injury care over one lifetime costs anywhere from $600,000 to $1.8 million.
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Personal Injury and Possible Compensation
When it comes to personal injury claims, pursuing compensation is a complex process. Issues involving proportionate responsibility can leave more than one person at fault for the accident.
Per Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code section §33.001, if you bear no more than 50 percent of the fault for the accident, you may still be entitled to recover damages. The total award of your compensation will be less the percentage of your amount of fault. As your legal team, we can help you to better understand the possible outcome of your case.
With some personal injury cases, the responsible party may also face criminal charges for the accident. A personal injury claim is a civil action that is your right to pursue, no matter the outcome of the criminal case.
Compensation in personal injury cases typically includes economic and noneconomic damages. Economic damages are expenses that can be assigned a numeric value, like medical bills. Noneconomic damages are much more difficult to quantify, like that of pain and suffering.
Exemplary, or punitive, damages are often a possible form of compensation. These types of damages serve as a type of fine designed to punish the responsible party.
If you suffered injuries due to no fault of your own, you have the right to compensation for your injuries. Trust a League City personal injury lawyer to protect your rights and fight for the compensation you may be entitled to receive. Call Blass Law now to learn more about how we can help you: (713) 225-1900.
The Issues of an Insurance Offer
Insurance companies often want to settle claims quickly. Representatives may contact you, urging you to accept a settlement soon after the accident.
While their initial settlement offer may seem like a lot of money to you and your family, chances are it isn’t enough to cover your future medical needs.
Accepting and signing a settlement offer can prevent you from pursuing any further civil action. This can be very problematic if your medical conditions worsen.
Another danger of speaking with insurance company representatives is the possibility they may try to blame you for the accident. Protect your best interests by not speaking with insurance company representatives and securing legal representation instead.
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The Statute of Limitations
Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code section §16.003 explains that a person generally has a two year limitations period for personal injury cases, though there are exceptions. While 24 months may seem like a long time, the time can pass quickly as you deal with your injuries.
The statute of limitations for wrongful death claims is also two years. A wrongful death claim is especially complex due to who can pursue compensation on behalf of the decedent’s estate.
The time frame for filing your claim is limited. However, personal injury and wrongful death claims take time. At Blass Law, our team works hard to secure the best possible compensation for our clients as quickly as possible. However, if our personal injury lawyer is unable to secure compensation out-of-court, we are ready to go to trial.
Let Blass Law Protect Your Interests
Experiencing a sudden and life-changing injury due to no fault of your own isn’t fair. Your accident was not your fault, and those responsible must be held accountable for their negligence.
If you experienced a serious injury or lost a loved one due to the negligence of a person, company, or organization, a League City personal injury lawyer can help. Always seek immediate medical attention for your injuries, decline to speak with insurance company representatives, and contact our legal team.
Time is of the essence, so don’t delay. The sooner we review your case, the sooner we can get to work for you. Call Blass Law now: (713) 225-1900.