If you have been injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence of any kind in Allen, Texas, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, missed paychecks, pain and suffering, and more.
An Allen personal injury lawyer from Underwood Law Office may be able to defend your rights in a wide range of cases, including car accidents, construction accidents, medical malpractice, and more. We also represent clients in wrongful death lawsuits.
Underwood Law Office can handle all aspects of your case when we represent you in settlement negotiations or a personal injury lawsuit. This includes evidence gathering, communications, paperwork, and more. We may be able to represent your cast on a contingency-fee-basis with no up-front payments required.
To learn more, contact our firm today at (972) 535-6377 for your free consultation with an Underwood Law Office team member. We can discuss your accident and your legal options as part of this no-obligation call.
Areas of Personal Injury Law We Service at Underwood Law Office
There is no telling when or where you will cross paths with a negligent party. That is why the attorneys at Underwood Law Office proudly represent numerous types of personal injury cases, including:
- Medical malpractice: this may include instances of missed diagnosis, wrong-site surgeries, birth injuries, and more. We can hire medical experts to testify that malpractice occurred in your case if needed.
- Nursing home abuse: this can include neglectful monitoring, malnutrition, bedsores, falls, improper medication, direct physical abuse, and more.
- Motor vehicle accidents: there were over 3,600 traffic-related fatalities on Texas roadways in 2019, including nearly 900 deaths involving intoxicated drivers, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). We represent car, truck, motorcycle, and pedestrian accident victims harmed in motor vehicle accidents.
- Premises liability claims: including cases of animal attacks, negligent security claims, slip and fall accidents, and more.
- Wrongful death cases: assisting families as they seek compensation after losing a loved one due to another party’s negligence.
We also help clients injured in:
- Boating accidents
- Railroad accidents
- Aviation accidents
- Coal mine accidents
- Construction accidents
- And more
If you have recently faced an injury, even if you are not certain how it happened, you may be eligible to receive damages for your losses. By investigating the contributing causes of your accident, an Allen personal injury lawyer from Underwood Law Office may be able to build a case for your compensation.
To discuss your potential case, call Underwood Law Office today at (972) 535-6377 for your free consultation with a representative of our firm.
For a free legal consultation with a personal injury lawyer serving Allen, call (972) 535-6377
Types of Recoverable Damages in Personal Injury Cases
If you are able to prove the responsible party’s liability, you may be able to recover compensation for the ways the accident impacted you financially—also known are your damages.
Depending on the specifics of your case, recoverable damages may include:
- All of your medical costs associated with your accident injuries
- The estimated future costs of all medical care
- Property damage
- Lost wages for the time you had to miss at work while recovering
- Reduced earning capacity, if your ability to earn has been permanently altered
- Pain and suffering
- Other non-economic damages.
For surviving family pursing a wrongful death lawsuit, a different set of damages may be available.
Evidence of Your Damages
Underwood Law Office can produce evidence of your damages and assign a fitting monetary value to your case to use in settlement negotiations or in a lawsuit. Evidence of your damages may come from:
- Medical bills
- Documents from your employer
- Receipts of your out-of-pock-expenses
- Testimony from medical, vocational, and economic experts
- And more
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Working with a Lawyer on Your Case
If you retain an Allen personal injury lawyer from Underwood Law Office, we can coordinate all aspects of your case while you dedicate your time to healing from your injuries and getting your life back on track.
Our firm can:
- Explain your case, the laws that apply, and your options as we decide on your legal strategy
- Answer your questions, give legal advice, and keep you updated on the progress of your case
- Handle all communications and paperwork on your behalf
- Gather evidence of the responsible party’s liability and the value of your damages
- Engage the responsible party’s insurance company in settlement negotiations
- Bring your case to trial if they refuse to make you a fair offer
Underwood Law Office takes many cases on a contingency-fee-basis, meaning our clients pay us nothing out of pocket to get started. Instead, our attorney fees only come as a percentage of their settlement offer or court award, if and when they win their case.
Learn More During Your Free Consultation with Underwood Law Office
If you or a loved one are facing injuries, financial difficulties, or mental unrest as the result of a negligent accident, you are not alone. An Allen personal injury lawyer from Underwood Law Office may be able to step in and take over your case while you focus on your recovery.
It is important to be aware of the deadlines that apply to civil lawsuits in Texas if you are contemplating legal action for your injuries. The statute of limitations for personal injury lawsuits in Texas is generally two years, per Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code § 16.003. A general two-year statute of limitations also applies to medical malpractice lawsuits, per Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code § 74.251. Some circumstances, such as suing a government agency, could alter these deadlines and require you to act even sooner.
We can discuss what specific deadlines pertain to your case when you call Underwood Law Office at (972) 535-6377 for a free consultation with a member of our team.
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