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Accidents

Accidents

EXPERIENCED ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS

Every year, thousands of people are seriously injured due to someone else’s negligence or wrongful behavior. Thomas J. Henry believes victims of such incidents are entitled to justice and compensation. Over the past two decades, our experienced attorneys have represented victims that were injured in a wide variety of accidents. Our financial and legal resources allow our team of lawyers to develop your case properly, keep in touch with you constantly, and answer any questions that may arise during the process. Thomas J. Henry has an established history of achieving record-breaking verdicts and settlements for accident victims. When choosing an attorney to represent you, your choice matters.

WHY CHOOSE THOMAS J. HENRY INJURY ATTORNEYS?

  • Free case review
  • Attorneys available 24/7, nights and weekends
  • You don’t pay unless we win your case
  • Largest personal injury firm in Texas
  • More than 100 experienced injury attorneys working for you

ACCIDENT CASES WE HANDLE

Thomas J. Henry has handled a multitude of accident lawsuits over the past two decades. Our attorneys are experienced in representing clients injured in a wide variety of accidents.

  • Automobile accidents
    • More than 2.44 million people were injured in automobile accidents in 2015. Our car crash attorneys have consistently demonstrated how negligent drivers have caused severe injuries and death to our clients and their families. We have helped injured victims involved in distracted driving and drunk driving accidents achieve the compensation they deserve for their injuries. Learn more about automobile accidents, distracted driving accidents, and drunk driving accidents.
  • Trucking accidents
    • Thomas J. Henry has a record of obtaining record-breaking verdicts, settlements, and judgments for clients injured in semi-truck accidents. Annually, more than 100,000 people are injured in crashes involving 18-wheelers. Our experienced truck crash attorneys understand how truck drivers are supposed to handle themselves on the roadways. When drivers and trucking companies but profits before safety, you and your family are put in danger. Learn more about large truck accidents.
  • Company vehicle accidents
    • A company vehicle is any vehicle owned and operated by a company that is used by employees or agents of the company. Corporations and businesses can be held responsible for the actions of their employees when they act negligently or recklessly on the roadways. A company vehicle can be a car, truck, van, tractor-trailer, bus, garbage truck, and many more. Thomas J. Henry has the financial resources necessary to take on large companies and corporations. Learn more about company vehicle accidents.
  • Motorcycle accidents
    • Motorcyclists are fatally injured at a clip of 27 times more frequently than passenger car occupants. When a motorcycle is struck by another vehicle in a crash, the results are oftentimes catastrophic, if not deadly. Our motorcycle crash lawyers fight diligently on behalf of our injured clients to ensure they are comfortable and informed throughout the legal process. Learn more about motorcycle accidents.
  • Pedestrian accidents
    • When a pedestrian is struck in a motor vehicle accident, injuries sustained in the crash may include severe disabilities, permanent scarring, and in some cases death. Injured pedestrians deserve dynamic representation from a personal injury firm with the experience and legal resources to properly develop their case. In 2014, a pedestrian was injured in a traffic crash every eight minutes in the United States. Learn more about pedestrian accidents.
  • Bicycle accidents
    • In most cases, bicycle accidents are avoidable, preventable, and due to the negligence of a motorist. Bicyclists can suffer serious injuries when hit by a car or truck, such as broken bones and fractures, internal organ injuries, and traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). Sadly these accidents turned fatal 817 times in 2015. Our experienced bicycle accident lawyers will take immediate action on your case by preserving evidence and getting you the care you need. Learn more about bicycle accidents.
  • Premises liability accidents
    • Negligent property owners put thousands of people in danger each year due to unsafe properties. Corporations, businesses, governments, and other property owner must keep their grounds safe from hazards that could cause injury to visitors. Owners may be held liable for serious injuries or deaths that occur due to their negligence, including dog bites, amusement park accidents, slips and falls, swimming pool accidents, elevator accidents, and defective railings. Learn more about premises liability lawsuits.
  • Beauty salon accidents
    • Accidents occurring at beauty, hair, and nail salons can leave people with permanent and painful injuries. Salon technicians are charged with providing safe, clean services. Burns, infections, and allergic reactions are just some of the injuries that can occur at a salon. Our experienced salon injury attorneys work tirelessly and pursue every legal option possible when representing clients suffering from a salon injury. Learn more about salon injuries.
  • Aviation accidents
    • Planes, hot air balloons, and helicopters are examples of vehicles that can be involved in an aviation accident. Although aviation accidents are rarer than motor vehicle accidents, they can be just as deadly. Plane crashes can be caused by the negligence of a pilot, aircraft owner, or manufacturer. Skydiving and paragliding accidents can cause severe and fatal injuries as well and are oftentimes due to operator negligence. Learn more about aviation accidents.
  • Maritime accidents
    • Any accident that occurs during an activity or occupation related to the sea. Maritime accidents can include cruise ship accidents, oil rig workplace accidents, shipyard accidents, and fishing boats accidents. Negligence ship operators and crews as well as defective equipment and poorly maintained rigs could cause life-altering injuries and death. Our experienced maritime accident lawyers are knowledgeable in Jones Act claims. Learn more about maritime accidents.
  • Nursing home abuse and neglect
    • Our elderly family members and friends are unfortunately exposed to abuse and neglect when in the care of others at a nursing home or senior living facility. Elder abuse comes in many forms, including physical abuse, lack of medical care, theft, and coercion. At Thomas J. Henry, our team of nursing home neglect attorneys will leave no stone unturned in bringing nursing home staff and operators to justice while achieving the compensation you and your family deserves. Learn more about nursing home neglect.

LEGAL RESOURCES NECESSARY TO WIN YOUR ACCIDENT LAWSUIT

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys has the financial resources and experienced attorneys to ensure that your accident lawsuit is handled professionally, efficiently, and effectively. We are dedicated to our clients’ needs and will explore every measure available to make our clients comfortable, informed, and in the best position possible to achieve the real results they deserve.

As a firm, we want to be as mobile as possible for our clients. From the scene of the accident to the final slam of a gavel, Thomas J. Henry is there for our clients. No matter where the accident occurs, from California to New York, our experienced personal injury attorneys are accessible — via live streaming, jet services, or satellite technologies. Not only is our team of attorneys accessible, client case information is accessible from anywhere in the country at the click of a mouse.

At Thomas J. Henry, attorneys are equipped with the most advanced technologies on the market. Providing dynamic legal representation is paramount to us. We employ state-of-the-art solutions in case management, client interaction, and information security. Accessibility is important to us, but the security and confidentiality of your information is always number one. When our lawyers have the ability to access your files from anywhere, we can keep you up-to-date with the latest news regarding your case.

HAVE YOU SUFFERED A SERIOUS INJURY?

Serious and catastrophic injuries can occur from car accidents to slip and fall accidents. Accidents can leave people with disfigurements, disabilities, permanent scarring, psychological stress, and chronic pain. These injuries oftentimes require multiple surgeries, reconstructive procedures, and years of physical, occupational, and speech therapy. Unfortunately, individuals injured in accidents due to someone else’s negligence may never be able to return to the life they once led. In some cases, injuries prove to be fatal.

Injuries come in many form, all of which cause a significant drop in quality of life. If you suffered any of the following injuries due to someone else’s negligent, dangerous, or careless actions, you may be entitled to damages.

  • Burn injuries
  • Cuts and lacerations
  • Loss of limb or amputation
  • Eye injuries
  • Bone breaks or fractures
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Hearing loss
  • Spinal cord and back injuries
  • Neurological damage
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Vital or internal organ injuries and illnesses

This is by no means an exhaustive list of injuries you could sustain in an accident. At Thomas J. Henry, no matter how severe your injury, we will fight on your behalf to secure the compensation you deserve.

WHAT TO DO AFTER BEING INJURED IN AN ACCIDENT

We understand how disorienting and difficult it can be after being involved in an accident. There may be injuries — physical, emotional, psychological — that result from the accident. As an accident victim, you have rights that need to be protected. Following these steps may help the success of your potential personal injury case.

  1. Seek medical attention immediately for your injuries
    • If you, a family member, or friend were hurt in an accident, get medical help first. Your well-being and health is paramount over anything else at this time. Be aware that some injuries are not apparent immediately after the accident and may become obvious days, weeks, or months later.
  2. Call the police and file a police report
    • Be sure to be as accurate as possible when describing the accident to the police. Do not make assumptions or speculations regarding facts surrounding the accident and your injuries.
  3. Gather contact information from witnesses
    • Collect the names, addresses, and phone numbers of any people involved in the accident, including witnesses. In some accident cases, such as automobile and trucking accidents, you should get the insurance information of all parties involved.
  4. Record facts and take pictures
    • Document the accident by taking pictures of the scene, factors that contributed to the accident, and your injuries. We know how negligent companies, drivers, and property owners operate, and acquiring evidence from the scene can be crucial in your injury lawsuit.
  5. Contact an experienced accident attorney
    • At Thomas J. Henry, our team of experienced injury lawyers will assist you every step of the way. Protecting the rights of our injured clients is important to us. We will take immediate action on your case to preserve evidence, examine the existing case law, and find the best expert witnesses in the country on your behalf. We will put you in the best position possible to achieve the compensation you deserve.

CHOOSING INDUSTRY EXPERT WITNESSES FOR YOUR ACCIDENT LAWSUIT

Expert witnesses have been retained in litigation for hundreds of years. In many cases, finding and using the right expert witness can make all the difference in recovering the damages that you deserve. Expert witnesses provide expert reports and testimony for judges, lawyers, insurance companies, and government agencies in federal and state trials and arbitration. Thomas J. Henry has spent years finding the best expert witnesses from across the United States. Each expert that we engage with undergoes a rigorous examination and questioning process before ever participating in one of our client’s cases.

In addition, our firm is continuously researching intuitive and creative ways to utilize retained experts in personal injury lawsuits. A wide range of experts can be retained, depending on the type of accident that occurred. Here’s a small example of experts we may retain on your behalf:

  • Trucking accidents: Accident reconstructionists, hazardous materials experts, general equipment technical expert
  • Automobile accidents: Automotive forensic consultants, accident investigation experts, physicians
  • Premises liability accidents: Premises maintenance experts, forensic architecture expert, security experts
  • Maritime accidents: Maritime safety consultants, forensic examiners, fire and explosion investigators
  • Nursing home abuse: Nurses, wound care specialists, rehabilitation specialists

TYPES OF PERSONAL INJURY DAMAGES

In a personal injury lawsuit, the injured party seeks to recover monetary damages from the party found responsible for causing the accident and injury. When most people think of damages, they think of compensation for medical bills and other healthcare-related costs. Medical bills are just one part of what is referred to as compensatory damages.

Compensatory damages are awarded to the injured party by the negligent party to make up for financial and physical losses suffered in the accident. Compensatory damages may include:

  • Medical bills (i.e., surgeries, therapy, prescriptions)
  • Lost wages and future earnings
  • Pain and suffering
  • Enjoyment of life
  • Lost opportunities
  • Loss of consortium (relationship diminished between parent and child, or two spouses due to person’s injury)
  • Emotional distress
  • Property damage

Punitive damages may also be rewarded to injured parties. Instead of compensating for a financial loss or injury, punitive damages are considered a punishment when the negligent party’s behavior is especially harmful or egregious. Punitive damages can be determined by statute or existing case law, depending on the state. In some states, there is a cap on punitive damage awards.

CONTACT THOMAS J. HENRY TODAY FOR A FREE CASE REVIEW

If you or a loved one have been injured in an accident, call Thomas J. Henry today. Our experienced accident lawyers are available 24/7, nights and weekends to hear your claim. Accidents can cause great physical and financial harm to an individual and their family. We can help you address medical bills and living costs, letting you focus on healing while we take care of the ongoing legal processes. It is our goal to ensure our clients are taken care of while our injury attorneys fight relentless to obtain the real result you need. Don’t wait — contact Thomas J. Henry today for a free legal consultation.

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