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San Antonio Car Accident Lawyers

Experienced Car Accident Attorneys Serving Clients In San Antonio and Surrounding Areas For Over 25 Years

Car accidents are a daily occurrence in San Antonio, resulting in injuries and, in some cases, death. For the past 25 years, Thomas J. Henry Law has represented residents of San Antonio and surrounding communities in car accident lawsuits.

Whether your accident was caused by negligence, reckless behavior, drunk driving, distracted driving, or a vehicle defect, you may be entitled to financial compensation. Call Thomas J. Henry Law now for your FREE case review. Remember, Thomas J. Henry Law works on a contingency fee basis. This means you do not pay us unless and until we win your claim.

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Car Accidents Are a Leading Cause of Injury and Death in San Antonio

In 2019, the Texas Department of Transportation recorded 50,796 crashes in Bexar County alone. Those crashes resulted in roughly 16,592 injures and 177 deaths. The truth is that no matter how safe of a driver you are, you cannot control the actions of others. Nobody is immune from a car crash.

At Thomas J. Henry Law, we believe in holding those responsible for your accident and injuries accountable. We also believe that a person who has suffered injuries and damages due to the negligence of another driver should not be left to bear the consequences, nor should they have to fight the adverse driver’s insurance company alone. Remember, an insurance company primary goal is to make money. This means their adjusters want to limit their liability and pay you as little as possible for your injuries.

By calling our law firm, you are taking the first step in protecting your rights. Our team of more than 200 attorneys have the experience and resources to represent your case effectively and aggressively. Let us handle the adverse driver and their insurer so you can focus on getting better.

Statute of Limitations on a San Antonio Car Accident Claim

If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a San Antonio car accident, it is best to contact an attorney immediately. An experienced lawyer can help you protect your rights while also mitigating the confusion and stress that can follow a serious collision. However, we understand that calling a lawyer may not have been top-of-mind following your crash. Do not worry, there is still time.

Under Texas law (Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code § 16.003(a)), the statute of limitations for most personal injury claims is two years.

This means even if you did not call an attorney in the days or weeks following your crash, you can still reach out to our law offices at any time. Our attorneys will take immediate action on your case, including gathering information about the accident, gathering insurance information from the adverse driver, and gathering your medical records necessary to prove your claim.

Contact an Experienced San Antonio Car Accident Attorney

Were you injured in a traffic accident in San Antonio or a surrounding area? Our San Antonio auto accident lawyers are available 24/7 to assist you and provide you with a free legal consultation. Contact Thomas J. Henry Law today for more information about the services we provide to clients in San Antonio, Texas.

Our San Antonio Personal Injury Law Offices

  • Phone number: 210-941-2191 (attorneys available 24/7 to assist you)
  • Address: 5710 W Hausman Rd, Suite 108, San Antonio, Texas 78249

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. Our San Antonio injury attorneys are on-call, 24/7. If an in-person meeting is necessary and you are unable to travel to our offices, we will send an attorney directly to you.

We do accept walk-ins at our San Antonio offices. For you convenience, however, you may wish to make an appointment by calling our offices or completing an online contact form.

The risks of not contacting a San Antonio injury attorney after an accident cannot be overstated. Simply put, you are jeopardizing your entire claim to recovery as well as future financial stability. Speaking to an insurer or insurance adjuster without consulting with an attorney can often result in:

  • Unintentional inconsistencies – Crashes and accidents are hectic and disorienting. As time moves on, you will likely remember less and less about the events leading up to and following your accident. When an insurance company goes back to compare all the statements you made over a period of weeks or months, they will claim that any inconsistencies were attempts by you to mislead the company and label them as lies before a judge or a jury.
  • Exposure to trick questions – Representatives often ask trick questions or word their inquiries in a way meant to trick or trap you. You may even be pressured into agreeing to facts that are not completely accurate just to get the representative off your back. Even an aggravated response of “I don’t know, maybe” or “I guess” can come back to haunt you later.
  • Exposure to leading statements – Even a statement that seems innocent on its surface can damage your claim depending on your response. For example, by giving a positive response to statements like “I hope your back is starting to feel a bit better” or “Wow, it’s a miracle you weren’t more seriously injured,” you could be tricked into understating the severity of your injuries.
  • Failure to report undiagnosed injuries – Most doctors agree that the full extent of injuries suffered in an accident may not be evident until several days after the accident has occurred. If a claims adjuster contacts you within 24 hours of a crash and asks about your injuries, chances are you will not be able to provide a complete list of injuries. This will not stop the insurance company from questioning and attempting to dismiss any injuries that became symptomatic after that initial recorded statement was made.
  • Provide material for cross-examination – By the time deposition or trial occurs, chances are the defense counsel will have reviewed your recorded statements dozens of times. They will craft questions for cross-examination with the understanding that you likely don’t remember everything you said or agreed to in that recorded statement. And when you misremember or contradict yourself in a moment of confusion, they will try to claim your misstatement proves your testimony is not credible.

A successful personal injury attorney will utilize their legal expertise, resources, and knowledgeable support staff to develop your case in a way that accurately demonstrates liability as well as any economic and non-economic damages you have incurred. The ultimate goal is to take care of the clients claim so that the client can focus on their health and physical recovery.

Thomas J. Henry Law has the legal and financial resources necessary to properly build and handle your case in the most effective and efficient way possible. Your attorney will make sure you are treated with respect, are kept informed with the most up-to-date information on your case, and that you are comfortable throughout the entire legal process as we work to secure the compensation you deserve. We will also work with medical providers to ensure you receive proper medical treatment for all of your injuries.

Experienced attorneys also have access to expert witnesses with specialized knowledge on a subject related to the case. Thomas J. Henry has spent years finding the best expert witnesses across the United States. Our firm retains the most qualified experts for each individual case, from accident reconstruction experts to medical professionals. Every expert undergoes a rigorous and in-depth examination process before ever being involved in a client’s case.

While every accident and injury is unique, it is typically best to consult with an attorney prior to making any decisions that could impact your claim. Speaking with an experienced attorney can help you understand what options available to you as well as what steps you should take to secure fair financial compensation. This is the reason Thomas J. Henry Law provides a FREE case consultation to all accident victims.

It is important to remember that the primary job of an insurance adjuster is to limit liability and save their company money. When an insurance adjuster calls you with questions concerning your accident, they are in fact looking for information that limits the liability of their client and information that can be used to downplay the extent of your injuries.

Adjusters may also ask for a recorded statement concerning your accident and injuries under the guise that they are simply gathering the information necessary to move your claim forward. The truth is that this recorded statement can actually be used to erode your case and path to financial recovery.

By speaking with an attorney before the insurers, you are protecting your rights and your best interests. If you choose to hire your attorney following your consultation, your attorney will begin working on your case that same day.

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