When one party acts carelessly or recklessly and hurts another, the victim has a right to hold the at-fault party accountable. Under Texas law, they can seek fair compensation for their related expenses and losses. Our Houston personal injury attorney represents victims and helps them recover physically, emotionally, and financially.
Our personal injury lawyer from Carrigan & Anderson, PLLC, has helped many accident victims recover compensation and hold the at-fault parties accountable. Let us review your case and explain your options. We provide free initial case consultations. Whatever your situation, our legal team is here for you.
Our Houston Personal Injury Attorney Fights for Fair Compensation for Victims
After a personal injury accident, the financial stress is often immense. At Carrigan & Anderson, PLLC, we strongly believe victims should be able to focus solely on their treatment and healing. This is why we step in and manage their legal case, seeking to compensate them for their accident-related expenses and losses.
The value of each personal injury case depends greatly on the unique costs of the accident. However, many share the same types of recoverable damages. Our attorney identifies, documents, and values these current and future damages as a part of building a strong case. This could include:
- Medical expenses
- Income losses
- Reduced earning capacity
- Property damages
- Related expenses
- Pain and suffering.
Unfortunately, some victims die from their injuries. When this occurs, their immediate family members may be eligible to recover compensation. We know how to navigate this process and hold the at-fault party responsible under Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code § 71. You can trust our personal injury lawyer to get justice for your loved one and your family.
We have offices in Houston, Corpus Christi, and Victoria; and will travel to any corner of Texas if we are capable of preventing an injustice.
Our Houston Personal Injury Lawyer Builds Compelling Cases Against Liable Parties
At Carrigan & Anderson, PLLC, we pride ourselves on recovering compensation for our clients and holding those who hurt them accountable. Attorney Stephen P. Carrigan is a civil trial lawyer who has been practicing law for more than 37 years. He handles all personal injury cases for our team based on contingency.
When you hire him, you can expect our personal injury law firm to:
- Immediately take over all communication with the insurance carriers involved
- Protect your right to seek fair compensation
- Ensure you receive the medical care and other support you need
- Provide you with ways to contact our team when you need us
- Give regular case updates
- Investigate what happened
- Identify all liable parties
- Value the case
- Manage negotiations with the insurance company
- Prepare, file, and manage a lawsuit when necessary
Stephen is available for clients to text or call with questions or concerns seven days a week.
The types of personal injury cases we accept in Houston include:
- Auto accidents
- Motorcycle collisions
- Truck crashes
- Pedestrian accident
- Bicycle collisions
- Premises liability injuries such as falls
- Dog bites
- Workplace injuries
- Construction accidents
- Oil field injuries
Personal injury claims almost always require us to show that negligence occurred. Negligence has four criteria:
- Duty of Care: One party had an obligation to behave a certain way, such as following a specific traffic law.
- Breach of Duty: They failed to fulfill their obligation.
- Causation: Their action or inaction caused the accident or incident.
- Harm: The victim suffered injuries.
When our lawyer investigates a Houston accident or incident, he identifies evidence to show each of these factors was present. This evidence supports your claim or personal injury lawsuit as we proceed with the case.
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Let Our Personal Injury Lawyer Seek Justice in Your Houston Injury Case
After building a compelling case against the liable party or parties, we have options regarding how to seek a fair payout. Most commonly, we demand fair compensation from the at-fault party’s insurance carrier. This leads to settlement negotiations. This is the most common way we win a payout for our clients.
Sometimes, we need to use mediation or arbitration to arrive at a figure and receive a payout. This often occurs if the court requires it or we believe it is the best option for our client.
Taking a case to trial is rare, but our civil trial attorney will when necessary. We present the evidence to the judge and jury and ask for a fair compensation award based on the case facts.
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Contact Our Houston Personal Injury Attorney Quickly After Your Injuries Occur
For best results, we like to begin work on a case quickly after the injuries occur. Some evidence is lost if we do not preserve it soon enough, and this could weaken the case for fair compensation. At the same time, the insurance carrier could try to talk to the victim or take other actions that could jeopardize their ability to recover fair compensation.
We also need to act quickly because there are deadlines in these cases. Victims generally only have up to two years to begin a civil lawsuit under Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code § 16.003. Some have less time or additional deadlines, which could mean we need to file a complaint sooner.
Our lawyer is familiar with all the hospitals in the Houston area. This likely includes the facility where you are receiving care or undergoing inpatient rehabilitation. Do not hesitate to reach out to us to discuss your case as soon as your injuries are stable, and you can make the call. We also talk to immediate family members of those who suffered catastrophic injuries and cannot make a call on their own in the days and weeks after an accident.
You need a skilled advocate to protect your legal rights and present your claim in such a way as to maximize your recovery.
Discuss Your Houston Personal Injury Case With Our Team for Free
Carrigan & Anderson, PLLC, provides free initial case consultations for victims and their families. If you or a loved one suffered injuries caused by someone else’s negligence, we are here to help. Connect with Steve today to get started.
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