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If you or a loved one has been hurt in a car wreck, you need to know your rights in terms of vehicle injury case settlements. Our law firm can help you reach such a settlement in the legal realm by filing a claim against the at-fault driver or his or her insurance company.

One of the first things you’ll need is to determine what your injury is worth, or how much your case settlement should be. Your car accident lawyer as well as your insurance company, or the at-fault driver’s insurer, each will determine their own belief of what that amount should be, based on formulas concerning the nature and extent of your injury.

Part of setting the amount for settlements depends on medical costs, lost present and future wages and other out-of-pocket expenses, or economic damages. Another part of vehicle injury settlements concerns non-economic damages, such as the pain and suffering of the victim.

Keep in mind that Texas is a “fault” car insurance state, so you can file a personal injury lawsuit or liability insurance claim against the other driver based on that driver being at fault.

Insurance Is Key in Vehicle Case Injury Settlements

As far as the target of your lawsuit, car insurance is a big factor. You may be making a claim under your own policy, or you may be making a claim with the at-fault driver’s insurance company, or what is called a third-party insurance claim.

In Texas, state law requires all drivers to carry auto insurance. However, as many as 20 per cent of drivers do not. You can protect yourself by carrying “uninsured motorist insurance” or “underinsured motorist insurance” with your own policy.

Such insurance is not required by state law, but it can be vital in protecting you if the other driver lacks insurance and also lacks the means to pay you for your damages. All insurers in Texas are required to offer these insurance coverage options.

When car insurance is available for reaching vehicle injury case settlements, here are the minimum car insurance coverage requirements for Texas: $25,000 for property damage per accident, $30,000 for bodily injury per person and $60,000 for bodily injury per accident if two or more people are injured.

You also should be aware of Texas laws governing how long you have to file a car injury lawsuit. The “statute of limitations” in Texas for personal injury cases allows you two years from the date of the injury to file a civil lawsuit in the proper branch of the court system. (Texas Civil Practice Code, Title 2 section 16.003.)

Get a Personal Injury Lawyer for Your Settlement

To seek such vehicle injury case settlements in Texas, many persons rely on experienced personal injury lawyers such as those at Jim Adler & Associates. Your car wreck injury attorney from our law firm will have skill and experience in negotiating settlements and can ensure your legal rights are protected.

Notify our law firm today for assistance with your vehicle injury settlement. We’ll start by providing you with a free legal consultation. Then you can decide how you want to proceed.

Thousands of Texans over the past 40 years have sought fair and just vehicle injury case settlements with the help of Jim Adler & Associates.

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I went to the office and everyone was so considerate and professional , so my first impression was good, I felt like I was in good hands. Then I received a call from Vanessa Garcia, she was on top of EVERYTHING! I never had to call her, she always called me. She even called to see how I was doing , and if I needed help with anything. That is why I have absolutely no worries.read more
JASMYNE THOMPSON
JASMYNE THOMPSON
13:42 01 Jun 17
My lawyer Bill Adler and case manager Iris Sanchez are amazing! They constantly call and check on you . They keep you up to date through the process. They care about you as a person and not just a client. The wreck was a life changing experience that I've never been through before. I'm just glad I had the right people like Bill Adler and Iris Sanchez to help me through it. Truly satisfied.Thanks and God bless y'all!read more
Tierra Clark
Tierra Clark
18:52 19 May 17
I was dropped from a previous law firm regarding my case before I called Jim Adler. They immediately took up my case and worked hard on it - I was always up to date with each step they took and the benefits or consequences of each. In the end, I am highly satisfied with the outcome and would not have it any other way. It took some time but I truly appreciate and want to thank everybody who helped me on this journey and worked tirelessly on it.read more
Tori Barroga
Tori Barroga
14:17 11 May 17
I am a Patrol Deputy for the Sheriff Office and while working one night, a drunk driver crossed the center stripe on the highway and struck my patrol vehicle head on with his pick up truck. Needless to say we (the drunk driver and I) were both lucky to survive, as the accident occurred at highway speeds. Following my release from the hospital, I knew that I would need to have someone represent me. My employer was happy to represent me in regards to prosecuting the driver for criminal charges but, can do little in respect to the recovery of financial losses for medical bills, pain and discomfort, time lost from work etc... This is how my relationship with Jim Adler and Associates began. Yep, you probably guessed correctly when you think of what made me choose the "Texas Hammer" to represent me. Those half obnoxious, half way entertaining commercials and radio announcements most Texans have been seeing and hearing on the TV and radio for years instantly came to mind. Yes, I wanted to "hammer" this S.O.B. for trying to kill me but, more importantly I was worried about the costs associated with the life long injuries I had sustained as a result of this drunk driver's negligent behavior. I contacted Jim Adler and Associates and so began our relationship. I was immediately surprised by the prompt attention and the expression of genuine concern for my well being that I received from the employees of Jim Adler's office. Now as you can imagine, lawyers are not a breed that is held in very high regard by people in my profession but, my experiences with Jim Adler's office and his employees have forced me to amend my way of thinking, at least on the civil side of the house anyway. I have to chuckle when I say that because my experience as a client of Jim Adler's firm has been exceptionally pleasant. So before I venture down one of the stereotypical and infinite number of rabbit holes associated with the relationship between members of law enforcement and lawyers; I will do my best to stay focused on my experience with Jim Adler & Associates. Upon being informed that my case had been accepted by Jim Adler's office; I was contacted by Iris Sanchez who informed me that she was to be my case manager and any questions, comments and concerns could be directed to her. I was pleasantly surprised to receive regular calls from Iris assisting with my medical appointments and future follow up appointments. Iris had informed me that Jim Adler's son, Bill Adler would be handling my case and I was even more surprised to receive several calls from Bill to discuss my case. Now you might be thinking "what's the big deal" with the person who is representing you contacting you? In reality, you are correct in that it isn't a big deal but, what is noteworthy and what separates Jim Adler's Office from the multitude of other lawyers is the genuine expressions of concern and the desire Bill Adler conveyed to me to do their best to help me. I felt an immediate connection and instantly realized I had made the correct choice in contacting Jim Adler & Associates to handle my case. One thing I think lawyers and police officers can agree on is the proverbial wheels of justice turn very slowly. Months go by and our professional relationship is never neglected. Through the unwavering attention of Iris Sanchez and Bill Adler himself, I never felt "out of the loop" so to speak and always had a clear understanding of where my case was at in regards to the legal process. In conclusion, I know my brief description of my experiences with Bill Adler and, his assistant Iris Sanchez, cannot provide the credit they deserve. Together they have done an outstanding job representing their firm/employer. If you are seeking a great firm to represent your legal interests and, take comfort in establishing a professional relationship that feels more like a friendship than a casual business acquaintance, then I highly suggest Jim Adler & Associates.read more
Erick Becker
Erick Becker
01:20 06 May 17
I am very happy with Jim Adler & Associates. I did not know anyone who has ever used the Law Firm before. The staff is very friendly and treated me as if I were family. At times it got very stressful being without a job. They helped me when I was confused about the process. Mrs. Theresa Rodriguez stayed in contact with me constantly. Checking on me to see how I was doing and to let me know how things were going on there end. The Attorneys that handled my case know exactly what they are doing to take good care of me. Thank You so much Attorney's Mr.Michael Gomez and Mr.Trey Smith.read more
Bernard Orozco
Bernard Orozco
17:16 23 Feb 17
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Lorenzo Preston
Lorenzo Preston
17:23 26 Jan 17
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