Hitchcock

Car Accident Lawyers Serving the City of Hitchcock

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, 108 car accidents took place in Hitchcock, Texas in 2019. This is the equivalent of one car accident per every 72 Hitchcock residents. While this might not seem like a significant portion, the lives of those impacted by the accidents may never be the same.

Even the most minor car accident has the potential to cause serious injuries, both physical and mental. This often makes seeking compensation after a crash essential. 

If you’ve been involved in a car accident, the Hitchcock car accident attorneys of Lapeze & Johns, PLLC, can help you make a case or claim for the compensation you need. 

Who Can Be Held Liable for a Texas Car Accident?

No two car accidents are the same. Because of this, determining liability after a crash can vary from case to case. However, there are generally a few key groups who may be held liable in an accident, including:

  • You — if a car accident was caused by your actions, your insurance carrier may be responsible for paying any costs incurred by the other party.
  • Other Drivers — if the actions of another driver caused your crash, their insurance carrier may be held responsible for your expenses.
  • Local and State Officials — if negligent road maintenance or improper traffic regulations caused your crash, a public official’s office may be liable. This sort of case is particularly difficult to deal with as government officials are often protected by law.
  • Trucking Companies — if an overloaded truck or overworked truck driver caused your collision, those responsible for the truck and its maintenance may be held liable.

The cost of the vast majority of car accidents falls to the insurance companies of those involved. However, if those companies resist providing the financial relief that you need, you may need to file a personal injury suit with the help of an experienced car accident attorney.

Compensation Awarded to Car Accident Victims

In order to receive the compensation that you need, you will need to have documentation of each of your losses. These losses generally fall into one of two categories: economics and non-economic losses:

Economic

  • Medical bills
  • Lost wages
  • Funeral expenses
  • Property damage
  • Therapy bills
  • Disability

Non-economic

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

While economic losses are generally associated with a specific, calculable expenses, seeking compensation for non-monetary losses may be more complicated as they can be harder to define. 

Because of this, seeking the assistance of an experienced Hitchcock car accident attorney may be essential to getting the financial relief you need.

Hitchcock Car Accident Attorneys Ready to Protect Your Rights!

The Hitchcock lawyers of Lapeze & Johns, PLLC, are available to help you acquire the compensation and justice you’re entitled to for the pain and damages you have suffered.

Our compassionate and reliable attorneys will fight tooth and nail to go after the negligent party accountable for your injuries!

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