Car Accident Lawyer in Houston, TX

Experienced Car Accident Lawyers Serving Clients In Houston and Surrounding Areas For Over 25 Years

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Houston, TX 77056

Too often, devastating car crashes occur in Houston because of reckless and negligent driving practices on the roadways. According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), there were 14,299 serious injury crashes in Texas with 17,546 people sustaining a serious injury in 2017 alone. At Thomas J. Henry, our Houston automobile accident attorneys have been representing victims of car crashes caused by negligent driving for more than 25 years, fighting for the compensation they deserve.

If your daily life has been affected by an automobile accident, our experienced lawyers will make sure that your case is correctly handled at every step of the legal process. Call Thomas J. Henry now to set up a free case review. We are available to you 24/7, nights and weekends to help.

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2017 Texas Car Accident Statistics

The following statistics are provided by a report by TxDOT:

  • In 2017 there were 761 people killed in crashes occurring in intersections or related to an intersection
  • In 2017, there were 1,024 people killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes where a driver was under the influence of alcohol (28% of the total number of people killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes)
  • In 2017, there were 449 people killed in crashes involving distracted driving
  • Based on reportable crashes in 2017:
    • 1 person was killed every 2 hours 21 minutes
    • 1 person was injured every 2 minutes 4 seconds
    • 1 reportable crash occurred every 59 seconds

Most Dangerous Roads in Houston

According to a recent study conducted by ValuePenguin using NHTSA data, 3 Houston highways ranked among the most dangerous highways in the United States. The roads are:

  • I-10
    • 585 fatal crashes
  • US-59
    • 390 fatal crashes
  • US-290
    • 212 fatal crashes

What to do After a Car Accident

Car crashes can often be disorienting, but it is crucial that you remember a few important steps that will protect your health and your potential injury claim:

  1. Immediately after a crash, especially if you or a passenger is injured, call 911.
  2. If a law enforcement officer arrives at the scene of the accident, be sure to give a detailed account of the crash to the best of your ability.
    • It is incredibly important that you file an accident report after your accident.
    • Call to file a crash report if a law enforcement officer was not present at the crash.
  3. Seek medical attention as quickly as possible, even if you do not immediately feel pain following the accident.
    • It is common to not immediately feel the pain of your injuries due to the shock of the crash. Your pain may be delayed or your injuries may have hidden symptoms, so a check-up at a medical care provider is essential.
  4. If possible, take pictures of the accident scene. This includes damages to your vehicle, the other party’s vehicle, your injuries, and any other environmental factors that may have played a role in the accident.

What Are the Leading Causes of Car Accidents in Houston?

  • Speeding
  • Distracted driving
  • Failure to yield while turning left
  • Unsafe lane changing
  • Following too closely
  • Improper evasive action
  • Failure to yield at stop sign
  • Disregard of stop sign or stop light
  • Driving under the influence of alcohol

Contact a Car Accident Attorney in Houston

Were you injured in a motor vehicle collision in Texas? Our auto accident lawyers in Houston are available 24/7 to assist you and provide you with a free legal consultation. Contact Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys today for more information about the services we provide to clients in Houston, Texas.

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Your Questions Answered

We have straight answers to difficult questions to help you make critical decisions, navigate legal process and help you get justice.

Following an accident, there are always more questions than answers. At Thomas J. Henry, we’re here to answer any questions you have about your injury case.

Yes. Not only does Thomas J. Henry Law have attorneys on-call 24/7 to assist clients, we are also able to send attorney directly to you. This means if your injuries or schedule keep you from visiting our Houston law offices, one of our car accident attorneys can visit you at your home or the hospital.

If you have been injured, then you have undoubtedly questioned if you should contact an attorney or pursue your claim through your insurer. The important thing to remember is that there is a difference between contacting an attorney and hiring an attorney.

Regardless of your injury or how it occurred, it is always best to at least reach out to an attorney. Speaking with an experienced attorney can help you understand the options that are available to you and inform you of your best course of action. This is why Thomas J. Henry Law offers FREE no-risk case consultations to all injured victims.

Yes. You can still sue if you were the passenger in a car accident – this includes the driver of the vehicle you were in as well as any other drivers that were involved in the crash. To determine who may be liable for your injuries, speak with a licensed Houston auto accident attorney at Thomas J. Henry Law.

When you wait to contact a Houston injury attorney to help you with your case, you are risking your entire claim to compensation.

Insurance companies do not have your best interest in mind. While they may seem cooperative while on the phone, behind the scenes they are doing everything they can to undermine your claim.

A common example of this is the “recorded statement.” The adjuster will claim that providing a recorded statement for reference will help them resolve your claim faster. What they won’t tell you is that they will compare the recorded statement to future conversations for inconsistencies, nor will they tell you that the recorded statement you are providing can be used against you in court.

Thomas J. Henry Law works on a contingency fee basis. That means our clients pay us nothing unless and until we win their claim. This is part of our No Fee Promises. We also offer advances on qualified cases so you have money to help cover your medical bills and living expenses while you recover.

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