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Frequently Asked Questions About Auto Accidents in San Antonio

Being involved in a San Antonio car wreck can be overwhelming at the least and devastating at the worst. From a damaged vehicle to broken bones, burns, back injuries, and even wrongful death in the most tragic cases, victims of car accidents caused by another person or party are owed compensation. This money should cover not only their injuries and property damage, but their pain and suffering as well.

If you or someone you love is suffering after an auto accident that resulted from another individual's carelessness, you should contact a lawyer as soon as possible.

Read on to learn about some of the most frequently asked questions about auto accidents. If you have additional questions or are looking to explore your possible legal options, call Carabin Shaw at 800-862-1260 to schedule your free initial consultation.

Should I Settle With the At-Fault Party’s Insurance Agency?

If you have been involved in a serious auto accident that was the fault of another, you should always discuss your legal options with a lawyer before talking to an insurance agent. If you make the mistake of sharing a statement with them, the insurance company will try to discount your claim or get you to admit fault.

An experienced car accident attorney’s job is to advocate for you against the big insurance company who is offering you a lower settlement than you deserve. They then will pursue every avenue of compensation and fight for the maximum settlement possible, given your particular circumstances.

How Long Should I Wait Before Filing a Claim?

In Texas, you have up to two years to file your personal injury claim after an accident. That being said, you should file your claim as soon as possible. If this deadline is missed, the court will not hear your case. The legal process will also take a substantial amount of time to move through, and you deserve the compensation to restore your life to normal as quickly as possible.

Is an Attorney Necessary After a San Antonio car wreck?

While you are legally able to represent yourself in a claim, the support and guidance of a Texas attorney means a significantly higher chance of winning the case and being awarded more money. This chosen lawyer will be familiar with all of the documents you need to file with the state’s court system and will help to gather evidence (photographs, police reports, witness statements, expert testimony, etc.). They will handle communication with the other party’s legal representation as well as the insurance companies.

How Much Will a Personal Injury Attorney Cost?

Because victims should not have to worry about additional costs at such a difficult time, the personal injury attorneys at Carabin Shaw all offer clients contingency-fee agreements. This means that you will not have to pay us a dime unless your case is won.

Free Case Review at Carabin Shaw

To answer any additional questions you have, make an appointment for your free consultation by calling our offices at 800-862-1260. We have representatives available 24/7 in English and Spanish to assist you.

During your appointment, you are encouraged to discuss the specifics of your car accident. We will be able to then provide guidance and advice about your best legal steps moving forward.

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For three decades, Jaime Shaw has led his team of expert attorneys in fighting on behalf of victims and their families across the state of Texas and the Southern U.S. We represent a variety of victims who have suffered severe injuries as the result of auto accidents, trucking accidents, workplace accidents, oil and gas accidents, and more. Read over Carabin Shaw’s client reviews to see what our clients have to say about their experiences with our firm.

The Texas auto accident attorneys at Carabin Shaw offer all victims a free initial consultation without obligation. This means you have the opportunity to speak with a legal professional about the specific circumstances surrounding your case, and ask any questions you have. Call our offices toll-free, 24/7 at 800-862-1260.

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