Our personal injury attorneys at have decades of experience representing thousands of injured clients. We fight and collect the compensation our clients deserve. Our injury lawyers believe that people injured by the negligent or wrongful conduct of others deserve compensation. We are aggressive in our representation of our clients and handle all types of claims. These include motor vehicle accidents, catastrophic injuries, wrongful death claims, and highly complex personal injury matters. If you are injured, or your loved one killed because of another person’s negligence, our accident lawyers are available to help you to recover the damages you deserve.
It is very common for insurance adjusters to contact injury victims soon after the accident. If an insurance adjuster contacts you, you should avoid signing anything or agreeing to a recorded interview. Insurance companies employ insurance adjusters to investigate claims and to gather evidence in order to save themselves money. The insurance adjusters have their companies’ interests at heart rather than your own. It is okay for you to politely tell the insurance adjuster that you want to consult with an attorney before moving forward with a statement or signing anything. After you come to the Law Office of Domingo Garcia, P.C., and hire us, your attorney can then handle negotiations with the insurance company on your behalf.
What is Personal Injury?
Personal injury involves civil law cases in which you are trying to obtain compensation for an injury you sustained to your person — and that includes your body, mind and emotions. Legal responsibility, called “liability,” revolves around the simple fact that most injuries happen because someone was careless or “negligent.” If you’ve been injured in any type of accident or situation in which someone else’s actions caused you to be hurt, you may have a personal injury case. You may be able to seek damages for your injuries and suffering.
Car accident attorney Domingo Garcia’s has been representing accident victims for over 35 years! One of Domingo’s first legal victory happened in 1995 when a jury awarded his client, a car-accident victim, $1,100,000. As the years passed Domingo has surrounded himself with highest skilled and qualified legal team that recently recovered $4,000,000 for our client who wrongfully passed away from a bar and alcohol-related crash. In 2019, accident attorney Domingo Garcia earned a spot in the Texas Top 50 Settlement for 2019 With over 35 years of experience and considered one of the best car accident attorney’s, Domingo Garcia will ensure that all your worries, concerns, injuries and car damages are handled by a team solely dedicated to you. Let us deal with your problems and focus on your treatment and recovery to getting better.
Some examples of personal injury cases include:
- Motor vehicle accidents
- “Slip and fall” or premise injuries
- Wrongful deaths
- Dog / animal bites
- Defective product injuries
- Job injuries
- Medical malpractice
- Nursing home abuses
What steps should you take if you are injured?
Needless to say, your number one concern should be to seek medical care. There are several steps you can take to increase your chances of financial recovery, and increase your potential overall recovery, in a personal injury case, even before you meet with an attorney. Such steps include:
Keep detailed records. Please be sure to record the following:
It is important to make your entries on an ongoing basis. A summary at the end of each month will not be as helpful to us.
- Lost work time and wages.
- Other expenses resulting from your injuries, i.e., transportation, home care, etc.
- Pain and suffering.
- Your physical limitations; maybe a small notebook of your day to day changes.
Copies of checks and receipts of payment, as well as the above records, will be very helpful when you may be asked by the insurance company or an attorney to recall your pain, physical disabilities, and any out-of-pocket expenses including medication.
Follow Your Doctor’s Advice:
Be sure to do what your doctor tells you. There is never a reason or excuse to miss a doctor’s appointment. By missing a doctor’s appointment, you are saying to the doctor and to the insurance company that you don’t hurt and that it doesn’t matter that much. Our job is to make a recovery for you for the pain and suffering that can be proven. It is very important for you to work hard to get well and to go to all of your appointments.
How long will my case take?
Any injury claim, whether it stems from a car collision or other event that involves the government, is subject to special rules. The governmental entity involved may be the state, a city, a county, local government, or the United States. Generally, a Notice of Claim must be filed with the appropriate governmental agency very soon following your injury. If you believe that the government may be involved in your case, please notify us immediately.
What is the value of my case?
It is impossible for us to tell immediately how much money, if any, you will recover in connection with your case. There is no formula and each case is unique and different. In cases of serious injury, the ultimate recovery is often related to the amount of insurance coverage available, as well as the nature, extent, and duration of your injuries, along with an assessment of liability. As your attorneys, we feel it is our primary duty to obtain an amount of money which will fairly and justly compensate you for your injuries. We will make every effort to do this by locating all sources of money. We will advise you of our evaluation in this regard. In general, most states allow recovery of damages for the following elements of damage:
- The nature and extent of injury, including whether the injury is permanent, and the amount of disability.
- Medical expenses, both past and reasonably certain to be incurred in the future. This includes mileage to and from the doctor or hospital.
- Wage loss, past and future and loss of capacity to earn a living.
- Pain and suffering, including your motor vehicle and other items of personal property.
- Loss of consortium for your spouse, past and future.