Personal Injury Settlements and Damages Available in Texas

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Personal injury cases in Texas are dependent on many different factors such as the type of injury and who is liable. In this guide, learn how Texas handles personal injury lawsuits and what damages may be available.

  • ContentNon-Economic Damages in Texas Personal Injury Cases

    Texas personal injury victims can often recover non-economic damages in their personal injury case in addition to their economic damages. However, it is important for victims to understand how these damages work and their limitations.

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  • ContentRecoverable Damages for Victims of Traumatic Brain Injury in Pedestrian Accidents

    Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the more severe injuries resulting from pedestrian accidents in Dallas every year. While short-term consequences like headaches, disorientation and memory problems may reduce in severity and intensity over a period of time, some victims may suffer long-term or permanent consequences including impaired cognitive abilities, motor dysfunction and psychological distress.

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  • ContentSettlement or Court? The Choice is Yours

    People who suffer an injury in an accident may be able to get compensation that covers their medical costs, lost wages, and other non-economic losses, such as psychological trauma. To pursue compensation, they would need to hire a personal injury attorney to represent them, but that doesn’t mean the case necessarily has to go to court.

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  • ContentGuidelines for Personal Injury Settlement

    A person injury claim is a lawsuit that alleges wrongdoing resulting in harm to the person, property or reputation of the complainant. These types of injuries come under the branch of law called "torts", which is created to address civil wrongs against a person that is the result of a breach of legal duty. Personal injury settlement procedures and guidelines may vary, based on the nature and type of the personal injury.

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  • ContentSerious Injuries and Pursuing Compensation

    Serious injuries are covered under personal injury law. In many cases, victims can pursue compensation from the legally liable party.

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  • ContentCalculating Personal Injury Claim Values

    Determining just how much a personal injury claim is worth has always been a problem for victims. Arriving on a dollar amount for personal injuries caused by accidents has always been a complicated task for the victims aneven the insurance companies. Keep in mind, the insurance company is not your friend; they are looking out for their bottom line, not yours.

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  • ContentSecuring Full Compensation for Injury Victims Due to Negligence in Dallas, TX

    If you have been injured due to another party's negligence or misconduct in Dallas, it's important that you secure the support and guidance of a dedicated personal injury attorney. Most people make the mistake of assuming the responsible party's insurance company will handle things fairly, but this is not usually the case.

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  • ContentDamages Overview in Personal Injury Cases in Texas

    In personal injury cases, the court is concerned with making a victim whole again after the negligence of another party resulted in his or her injuries. Monetary damages are often the remedy that courts can award to compensate the victim for his or her injuries and pain and suffering.

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