Americans are more reliant on their automobiles than ever and as a result, most of us will get in some kind of car accident in some point in our lives. Hopefully, they will not be serious and will simply require the exchange of insurance information. There may come a time when you suffer a serious injury due to another’s negligence, and you will need a Woodlands auto accident lawyer to fight for your just compensation.
Our city’s proximity to Interstate 45 results in many serious auto accidents caused by roadway obstructions, vehicle malfunctions and careless drivers. I-45 is also the site of many of The Woodlands’ trucking accidents. At the Kemp Law Firm, our attorneys take action to obtain compensation for victims of accidents and injuries. Amongst The Woodlands car accident lawyers, we are aggressive and diligent in making sure those who are responsible for causing the injuries are held accountable for the result, helping you move forward and recover physically and financially.
Texas Auto Accident Law
If you are in an auto accident, the first thing you need to do is determine if anyone has been injured. Even a seemingly minor fender bender can result in serious neck and back injuries, as well as internal bruising and spinal issues. If anyone has been hurt, dial 911 for the proper medical and police authorities. To the best of your ability, obtain as much information as possible about the incident. Collect insurance information for all other drivers and vehicles involved as well as contact information. If possible, take pictures of the crash scene and if there are witnesses, obtain their contact information and ask for a detailed account of the wreck. If there are investigating offices, get their contact information as well.
Texas is a comparative negligence state that uses the “proportional comparative fault at 51%” rule to determine fault for an automobile accident. This means that even if you are somewhat responsible for the accident, you can still recover compensation. If you are found to be 51% or more at fault for the accident, you cannot recover damages from the other party.
There is often far more to an auto accident than “who’s fault was it?” Big insurance companies become involved; there can be questions about manufacturing or design defects; and particularly when it comes to accidents taking place on I-45, governments entities may be a part of the suit as well. Presenting a compelling case to insurance companies and juries requires the wealth of experience and personal attention a long-standing family firm like Kemp Law Firm can provide.
We also handle situations where you have been injured by an automobile as a pedestrian on a bicycle. The Woodlands auto accident lawyers of Kemp Law Firm have successfully handled cases involving the following issues:
- Drunk driving
- Uninsured or Underinsured drivers
- Unsafe driving conditions
- Unmarked pedestrian crossings
- Failure to stop
- Mechanic error
- Slippery roads
Do not assume that your car insurance company is looking out for your best interests after an automobile accident. While they are helpful at times, their lawyers and adjusters are employed to keep their costs as low as possible. You need a skilled and experienced personal injury lawyer who will work to gather evidence, consult with medical experts to prove the extent of your injuries, and present your case in court or at the negotiating table in an effective manner. Insurance companies do not want you to seek your own representation in a car accident. They are aware of Kemp Law Firm as being AV Rated for over 30 years as well as having the willingness to go to trial if necessary. This works to your advantage as insurance companies and opposing counsel are far more willing to settle with terms favorable to you rather than facing our attorneys in court.
You Can Afford Legal Help for Your Car Accident
Kemp Law Firm firmly believes that a person injured by the negligence of another should have access to elite legal service without having to deal with exorbitant hourly rates and upfront fees. In personal injury cases, The Woodlands car accident lawyers at our firm work on a contingency fee basis; there is no upfront cost and our firm gets paid a percentage of your award. That means we do not get paid if your claim is unsuccessful; the financial risk of the case is on Kemp Law Firm, not you.
If you or a loved one has suffered an injury or wrongful death in an automobile accident, do not hesitate to contact our office at (281) 203-0971 for an appointment.