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July 15, 2020

San Antonio Personal Injury FAQ

If you’ve been injured in a traumatic accident, it can be overwhelming to file a claim for compensation during the physical and emotional recovery process. The legal steps of a lawsuit aren’t known to many people, so it’s understandable that you’ll have questions and concerns. Hiring legal representation can help secure the maximum settlement you deserve for your injuries.

At Crain Brogdon Rogers, L.L.P., our lawyers have a wide range of experience regarding personal injury lawsuits. We can answer any questions you may have in a free consultation before you pursue your claim. Below, we’ve answered some of the most common questions our clients ask. A San Antonio personal injury lawyer will be happy to give you the guidance you’re looking for.

What if I was partially at-fault for my accident?

The state of Texas has a modified comparative negligence law that allows anyone to file a claim for compensation as long as they were less than 51 percent responsible. This means you can still pursue a lawsuit in your accident. However, once your percentage of fault is determined, that percentage will be deducted from your overall claim value.  

How long do I have to file my claim?

The statute of limitations in Texas is two years for personal injury claims, which means you’ll have two years from the date of the accident to file a claim and seek compensation. If you miss this deadline, the courts won’t hear your claim and you won’t receive any compensation for your injuries.

Should I accept an offer from my insurance company?

You always have the right to accept an offer from your insurance. However, it’s likely that your insurance won’t offer you the full amount that you deserve for your accident. Hiring a personal injury lawyer in San Antonio can help to ensure all of your damages are calculated correctly and your settlement is maximized.

Contact a San Antonio Personal Injury Attorney

Suffering from an injury can be difficult and, at Crain Brogdon Rogers, L.L.P., we understand that a legal battle could make things even more stressful for you. Our goal is to ease your troubles by handling the legalities of your case while you focus on a full recovery.

To speak with a San Antonio personal injury lawyer, fill out the contact form below or call 214-522-9404 for a no-obligation consultation.