Friendswood

Dependable Car Accident Lawyers for Friendswood

According to data gathered by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), there were 443 car crashes in Friendswood in 2019. Thankfully, the majority of those crashes, 78%, didn’t result in any injuries. However, there were still 49 people injured and another 86 with possible injuries. While we shouldn’t focus exclusively on the crashes that did end badly, we should be prepared in those cases.

If you or a loved one are injured in a car crash in Friendswood, the car accident attorneys of Lapeze & Johns can help you look for a path forward. Whether that means negotiating with insurance companies or representing you in a court of law, we’ll be with you every step of the way.

Getting Coverage for Your Friendswood Car Accident

Car accidents can be chaotic, but that confusion in the moment is sometimes nothing compared to the struggle of seeking coverage for your losses. In most situations, however, you can look for answers to a few simple questions to help get the process started:

  • Is my accident covered by insurance? — The losses you face may be covered by the insurance of the at-fault driver or your own insurance.
  • Do I need a lawyer? — For simple claims, you may not need a lawyer, but representation can strengthen your case. Most lawyers only get paid if your claim succeeds.
  • Do I need to file a personal injury lawsuit for my car accident? — If the insurance company is denying you the coverage you believe you are owed, you may need to file a personal injury lawsuit with the help of a Friendswood car accident lawyer.

Types of Car Accident Coverage

The losses that we suffer as a result of car crashes include damages both visible and invisible. From property damage to PTSD, there is a wide range of expenses that may be covered by insurance or a court ruling following a car accident.

These expenses are generally separated into two types: economic and non-economic. Economic losses have a calculable cost, while non-economic losses do not. 

Economic Losses

  • Lost wages
  • Reduced earning power
  • Medical costs
  • Property damage
  • Funeral expenses

Non-Economic Losses

  • Pain and suffering
  • Reduced quality of life
  • Lost relationships
  • Mental illnesses
  • Disfigurement

After a crash that involved reckless behavior, you may be eligible to receive punitive damages. These damages aren’t meant to correspond to a specific cost, but rather are meant to discourage both the defendant and the public from behaving in similar ways.

Compassionate Car Accident Attorneys Fighting for Friendswood

Getting into a car accident can leave us feeling isolated and directionless. It can be hard to determine the right steps to take after such an unexpected situation, especially when we are also suffering from physical or emotional injuries.

Remember, if you need help after your car accident, Lapeze & Johns would be proud to represent you.

 

If you’ve been involved in a car or truck accident in Friendswood, contact the car accident attorneys of Lapeze & Johns today for help finding a path forward.

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