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After an injury-causing accident, your possible damages might include past and future medical expenses, compensation for the time you were out of work, pain and suffering, and in some situations, putative damages as punishment for those at-fault. No matter the cause, it is critical to understand the process and what to realistically expect.
If you were injured in Webb County, Dimmit County, La Salle County, Duval County, Jim Hogg County, Zapatta County, Maverick County, Corpus Christi, El Cenizo, or Rio Bravo, TX, The Law Giant and our Laredo injury lawyers are ready to help.
Personal injury law is designed to give accident victims a legal remedy for the harm they’ve endured. This revolves around being financially compensated or “made whole” from the damage caused by another’s negligence. The circumstances involved vary and a lot depends on establishing that the at-fault party had an obligation to act in a certain way, that they disregarded this obligation, and by doing so caused you to be injured and suffer damages.
This seems easy enough, but personal injury cases are as unique as those involved. There are legal statutes to consider and a lot goes into identifying the liable parties, collecting evidence, and presenting your losses. Additionally, the law limits how long you have to pursue compensation. Therefore, you should always seek an assessment from a knowledgeable, local personal injury lawyer.
The Law Giant aggressively protects every client. We are committed to addressing your concerns with sensitivity and compassion. Our clients rely on us for practical guidance, and we take that responsibility seriously. We fully appreciate the significance of the decisions we’re helping you with and what the results mean for you and your family. Our Laredo personal injury lawyers want you to move through the legal process with confidence and all the necessary information.
The prospect of following through with a personal injury claim can be intimidating. Without prior experience, how would someone go about proving that someone acted recklessly and as result caused you harm. What questions should you ask? What evidence do you look for?
The basic component of negligence in a personal injury claim or lawsuit revolves around showing how a reasonable person would act in similar circumstances. For example, if you were injured in a Laredo car accident with an impaired driver, you can establish negligence because a reasonable person would have obeyed the traffic laws by not driving under the influence.
Texas personal injury law also allows a person to be found partially responsible for an accident and remain eligible to recover, albeit reduced compensation. This is called “modified comparative negligence,” and states that if it is determined that you were 50 percent or more at fault, you will be barred from collecting damages. If you were less than 50 percent liable, your recovery will be diminished by the level of fault. So, if you sustain $100,000 in damages, but considered more than 50 percent responsible, you won’t be eligible to recover anything. However, if you were only 10 percent responsible, you can still recover up to $90,000.
After an injury-causing accident, you and your family will be confronted with all sorts of negative and often expensive consequences, like exorbitantly priced medical treatment. This can be extremely nerve-wracking because even minor procedures can result in staggering costs. Depending on the severity of your injuries, you could need extensive, long-term medical care.
Even if you have insurance you will likely have to cover the initial out-of-pocket costs. In most cases, these bills will come due long before you receive any compensation. At Begum Law Group, we see people in this position all too often. Because of this financial uncertainty, many people forego medical care even when they were hurt because of another’s negligence. This can prolong injuries or result in serious complications. Your health is too important to risk. That’s why you should always seek the care that your injury warrants. And, if your injury was caused by no fault of your own, you should not be footing the bill.
Our Laredo personal injury lawyers want to find a better way. In fact, let us deal with the insurance companies, hospitals, and medical bills, while you focus on healing. We have an extensive network of medical professionals to ensure that you receive everything you need to recuperate. We will also negotiate with your medical providers for financing options or to forgo payment while your claim is pending. Additionally, we will record all of your medical expenses, so nothing is missed, and you recover everything you are entitled to.
Calculating a precise value in a personal injury case is difficult. You should actually be wary of any legal professional who gives you an exact figure before carefully examining the details of your case. In reality, your potential financial recovery is reliant on several elements. Generally, these elements involve the seriousness of your injuries, how the injuries have impacted you and your family’s lives, and what you lost or suffered as a direct result. The Law Giant, and our Laredo personal injury lawyers are highly – skilled in assessing damages and will take the time to meticulously review your situation for an accurate depiction of what you may expect. Typical damages that one may recover in a personal injury case include:
Medical Expenses. Once we go over your medical bills and discuss your diagnosis with your doctors, we will determine a practical value for your treatment and all your medical needs going forward. While a broken limb may require a few weeks or months to heal properly, some injuries, like spinal cord injuries and TBIs, dictate long-term, often permanent care and therapy.
Lost Wages. An injury takes away more than your physical comfort. It also limits your ability to earn a living like you could before. You should be made whole again if you had to miss time from your job and if you are permanently restricted in your abilities, we can develop a complete picture of how you’ve been harmed financially.
Pain and Suffering. This highlights exactly how your injury has negatively and profoundly affected your life. This value can be challenging to illustrate, but we use a wide-ranging formula to establish pain and suffering by considering: Your lifestyle before the accident, the seriousness of your injury, if your injury created permanent or life-altering disability, and if your injury impedes with your capacity to enjoy everyday activities.
As you can see, several factors go into evaluating the losses associated with a serious injury. However, many times when insurers propose preliminary settlements, they will not take all your damages into consideration. Instead, these offers are calculated and designed to make your case go away by offering an amount they believe you will accept, thereby waiving your right to further compensation. That’s why it is critical to speak with a Laredo, Texas accident attorney before accepting any settlement or discussing the matter with an insurance adjuster. To understand the genuine value of your injury, contact Begum Law Group right away.
This question comes up a lot. It’s understandable to want an idea of what to expect, but the simple truth is that most personal injury cases are resolved through negotiated settlements rather than in the courtroom. That being said, it is still very important to be ready for anything. By working with an aggressive lawyer and preparing your case for trial, you will have the advantage of building the strongest possible argument and show the insurance company that you are not easily intimidated. This is what pressures insurers and their attorneys to come to the table and work out sensible resolutions.
The Law Giant will not let our clients be bullied into unfair settlements. With decades of experience, Begum Law Group is comprised of fierce trial lawyers, and if it’s your best option, we will take your case all the way. At the same time, we are also formidable negotiators. We know the tactics insurance companies use to minimize what they owe, but we won’t let you be misled. You can be sure that we’ll counter their strategies. By presenting witness statements, scientific evidence, and bringing every legal resource to bear we’ll secure the best achievable outcome as quickly as possible.
Our Laredo injury lawyers fully appreciate that most Texas accident victims cannot afford the up-front costs associated with a personal injury claim. You probably have less income coming in after being injured and you still have bills to pay. While this is a lot to deal with, no one should bear the financial burden for someone else’s negligence. If the accident wasn’t your fault, you shouldn’t be the one to pay. Therefore, at Begum Law Group, we handle every personal injury case on a contingency basis, where we cover the up-front expenses and only receive a portion of your total recovery. Simply put, if you don’t win compensation, you won’t pay us anything.
At our Laredo personal injury firm, our goal is to ease your financial concerns, not add to them. Not only does a contingency arrangement let us assume much of the risk in your case, it also motivates us to work for the maximum amount possible. Finally, when insurance companies and at-fault parties are confronted with the cost of a trial compared to settling the matter, it can encourage them to reach a favorable conclusion.
We realize the outcomes that we help you achieve will impact the medical care you receive, your long-term financial security, and ultimately how you and your family move on. When you work with Begum Law Group, you can trust that everything will be discussed upfront. We will explain the process as openly as possible, remain accessible to you, and will make sure you stay informed every step along the way.
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Beginning with your initial consultation and whether you need a Laredo car accident attorney or representation in a medical malpractice claim or wrongful death, we will thoroughly investigate your situation and put you in the best possible position. At Begum Law Group, we will collect your bills and other documents, identify the liable parties, and handle every aspect of your claim, up to and including legal action. Let The Law Giant demand justice for you.
This summarizes your situation, like how you were hurt and what damages you incurred. The initial petition identifies you as the Plaintiff and the alleged at-fault party as the Defendant.
After the petition is filed, an official notice will be sent to everyone identified. This is essentially a confirmation that the correct individuals and entities have been made aware they were named in a lawsuit.
This gives the purported at-fault party or defendant the chance to reply to your claims. If no official response is made, it could result in a default judgment being made in your favor.
This is where evidence and documents relating to your injury are shared between those involved. This includes medical records, accident analyses, witness statements, police reports, corporate communications, and anything associated with your case.
Once everything is collected and reviewed, your case will move to the pre-trial stage. This is where matters of law and procedure decided, like what evidence will be admitted. This is also where most cases are resolved through negotiated settlements, mediation, or arbitration.
If your case is not resolved through an alternative, it will move forwards to court. In a trial, both sides will make arguments in their favor, present supporting evidence, and a judge or jury will issue a final determination regarding liability and compensation.
From car accidents in Laredo to commercial truck accidents, slip and falls, wrongful death claims and everything in between, Begum Law Group has virtually seen it all. We have secured millions of dollars in damages for thousands of individuals hurt through no fault of their own.
We are ready to listen, explain what comes next, take away the stress of dealing with a serious injury, and most importantly recover every dollar you are entitled to under the law. The Law Giant is passionate about delivering this for every client, and we have the skills to deal with anything standing in the way of your recovery.
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Don’t be intimidated by large insurance companies or believe that an initial settlement is all you deserve. It’s likely that you are entitled to more and you definitely don’t need to go through this on your own. There’s no risk in speaking with Begum Law Group, but it could mean the difference in your recovery.
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