Frequently Asked Questions After A Car Accident
We are your advocates at Dilley Law Firm. Our attorneys have more than four decades of experience helping individuals and families after car accidents in Texas. We represent clients in McAllen and San Antonio and throughout the state in personal injury claims.
You likely have questions after an accident. Below are some frequently asked questions and our answers:
Should I see a doctor after an accident?
Yes. Even if you do not feel hurt immediately after the accident, you may still have injuries. Some injuries do not show any symptoms until days or even weeks after the crash. It is important to be properly evaluated by a doctor to diagnose any injuries and to start receiving medical care.
Why do I need a lawyer?
After an accident, the insurance company may not be protecting your interests. A lawyer will protect you and make sure you are treated fairly by the insurance company and all parties involved. An attorney will also guide you through the process of filing a claim to make sure everything is done correctly.
What should I look for when hiring an attorney?
Your lawyer should have experience handling personal injury claims, including trial experience. Our attorney is board-certified in personal injury trial law and has handled more than 50 jury trials.
Do I have a legal case against the driver?
Every case depends on specific factors, like who caused the accident and if there were any other contributing factors. You may be able to file a personal injury claim against the driver and any other parties involved in the crash, such as the company the driver was working for.
Do I have a case if I was a passenger?
Yes. You can still file a claim against the driver’s insurance company if you were injured as a passenger. These claims can get tricky, especially depending on your relationship with the driver, so it is best to have an attorney handling your claim.
My airbag didn’t deploy. Do I have a case?
You may be able to file a product liability claim against the manufacturer of the airbag. Defective airbags can cause serious and fatal injuries, so do not wait to speak with us if you or a loved one was harmed by a defective airbag.
What is my case worth?
The value of your case all depends on who can be held liable, the insurance policy and the damages. We work with top experts to make sure all factors are carefully evaluated to determine the maximum amount of compensation available in your claim.
Schedule A Free Consultation To Get Answers To Your Questions
Do not wait to speak with us if you or a loved one was in a car accident. You only have a limited amount of time to file a claim after a crash, and the insurance company will want to settle the claim as quickly as possible.
You deserve answers to your questions before you make any decisions. We provide honest and trusted advice after an accident, and we will give you the attention and respect you deserve. To arrange a free consultation, contact us online or call 210-255-2060. Hablamos español.