ANSWERS TO YOUR PERSONAL INJURY QUESTIONS
Following an accident, there are always more questions than answers. At Thomas J. Henry, we are here to answer the questions you have about your injury and accident.
Oftentimes, injured victims know that they want to file a lawsuit but don’t know where to start. People hurt in accidents come to us with many of the same questions surrounding their injury, the accident they were in, and about what they should do now.
In the following videos, Thomas J. Henry personally answers these frequently asked questions.
For over two decades, Thomas J. Henry has handled a multitude of personal injury cases, from car accidents and 18-wheeler wrecks, to dangerous pharmaceutical drugs and workplace injuries. As a lifetime member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Thomas J. Henry has solidified a reputation and successful track record of achieving record-breaking results for injured clients.
If you have a question that wasn’t answered in one of our FAQ videos, contact our experienced personal injury attorneys 24/7, nights and weekends. Every accident and every injury is unique. Let us answer the questions that are unique to your case and provide you with a free case review, too.
A loved one died as a result of an oilfield accident. What can I do?
Learn about your legal options following a tragic family death at an oilfield.
After a motorcycle accident has happened, who can file a lawsuit in Texas?
Find out the steps to take following a motorcycle crash.
Are all on-the-job injuries in Texas covered by workers’ compensation?
Find out if your workplace accident is covered by workers’ compensation.
Are expert witnesses necessary to prove fault in a Texas truck accident case?
Thomas J. Henry explains the importance of retaining the best expert witnesses in the country for your truck accident case.
Are punitive damages available in a Texas auto accident case?
Learn about recoverable damages available to you after suffering an auto accident injury.
Are employers responsible for car accidents caused by their employees?
Find out if your injury was caused by a company vehicle.
Are Texas truck accident claims more difficult than car accident claims?
Discover the difference between semi truck accident claims and car accident claims.
Are there alternatives to going to court in a Texas auto accident case?
Thomas J. Henry explains the different ways to settle an automobile accident case.
Are there alternatives to litigation in a Texas personal injury case?
Thomas J. Henry explains the legal options in a personal injury case.
Are there special rules that apply to commercial trucks in Texas?
Learn about the rules and regulations that apply to 18-wheeler operators in Texas.
Can a brain injury occur if a victim does not lose consciousness?
Find out what constitutes a brain injury.
Can a building owner’s violation of a building code be used to help me win a Texas slip and fall case?
Learn how a strong case is built for your slip and fall injury.
Can a minor file a Texas wrongful death claim?
Learn about who is able to file a wrongful death claim in Texas after a family member’s death.
Can a passenger recover damages for injuries caused by the other driver in a Texas auto accident case?
Learn about an injured passenger’s rights after a Texas car accident.
Can any attorney handle a Texas spinal injury case?
Thomas J. Henry explains the importance of hiring a lawyer with experience.
Can I be treated by my own doctor and, if not, can I trust a doctor provided by my employer?
Discover your medical treatment options after sustaining a workplace injury.
Can I choose my own repair shop following a Texas car accident?
Discover the vehicle repair options you may have following an auto accident.
Can I claim compensation if I have suffered a brain injury?
Brain injuries can have long-lasting effects on an accident victim.
Can I file a brain injury lawsuit on behalf of a loved one?
A traumatic brain injury could prevent your loved one from filing a lawsuit on their own.
Can I get a ticket for changing the music on my smartphone?
Find out if adjusting your music could be considered distracted driving.
Can I pursue a claim against a foreign company for my injuries in an industrial accident or explosion?
Thomas J. Henry explains what actions you can take against an oversea company after suffering an industrial injury.
Can I receive money even if the Texas car accident was my fault?
Find out if you are still entitled to compensation for your injuries.
Can I recover even if the motorist never hit me, but caused me to have an accident?
Find out if a driver can be held responsible for your bicycle accident injuries.
Can I recover more than workers’ compensation benefits in Texas if I am injured on a construction site?
Thomas J. Henry explains why you may be entitled to more than workers’ compensation for your injury.
Can I still file a bicycle accident lawsuit even if I violated the law or received a ticket?
A citation may not preclude you from receiving compensation for your injury.
Can I sue a municipality in Texas for my injuries?
Find out if suing your local government is the best legal option after suffering an injury.
Can I sue for my industrial accident or explosion injuries if I am receiving Social Security disability payments?
Find out if you are entitled to compensation while receiving social security benefits.
Can I recover from a Texas store for injuries sustained when I slipped on a spilled liquid and fell?
In some cases, stores can be held liable for your injuries caused by a slip and fall.
Can I sue for my Texas bicycle accident?
Bicyclists who have been struck by a vehicle are entitled to be compensated.
Can I sue my employer in Texas for an injury received on a construction site?
Find out more about workers’ compensation and filing a lawsuit against your employer.
Can I sue the driver of the car I was riding in if I was injured in a Texas car accident?
Learn more about who can be held liable for your injuries after a car accident.
Can I sue the manufacturer of the tire for my tire failure injuries?
A defect in the design or manufacturing process could lead to a tire failure.
Can I text at a stop light in Texas?
Find out what Texas law says about using a phone at a stop light.
Do I have a claim if unsafe conditions on someone else’s property caused my injury?
You may be entitled to compensation if an unsafe premises caused you to suffer an injury.
Do I have a claim in Texas if unsafe conditions on someone else’s property caused my injury?
Unsafe premises cause many severe injuries every year across the state of Texas.
If I’m on a bicycle do I have the same rights as a car?
Bicyclists have additional protections that motorists do not.
Do I have to give a recorded statement to the insurance company in a Texas auto accident case?
It is important to know what to say to an insurance company after a car accident.
Do I need an attorney for my Texas auto accident case if the insurance company seems to be cooperating?
Find out why a Texas automobile accident lawyer may be right for you.
Do I need to contact my insurance company about my Texas car accident?
Find out when to call and what to say to your insurance company following an auto accident.
Do most Texas truck accident cases go to trial?
Find out how often 18-wheeler accident cases end up in trial.
Do my children have a potential claim if I was permanently disabled as a result of an industrial accident or explosion?
Learn about the legal options available to children of persons disabled in a workplace accident.
How are damages calculated in personal injury cases in Texas?
Damages vary from case to case depending on many different factors surrounding the accident and injury.
How are Texas construction accident cases affected by an investigation showing my employer violated OSHA regulations?
Learn about OSHA violations and what they mean to your potential workplace injury claim.
How can a business owner provide a reasonably safe environment?
Thomas J. Henry explains what a reasonably safe environment at a business may look like.
How complicated are Texas truck accident cases?
Thomas J. Henry discusses the ins and outs of a Texas 18-wheeler accident case.
How do you investigate commercial vehicle accidents?
Thomas J. Henry explains the importance of hiring an attorney to complete a thorough investigation.
How does a tire recall affect my Texas tire failure injury case?
Learn why a recall on a tire could indicate that a dangerous defect is present.
How is a Texas wrongful death claim different from a survival action?
Thomas J. Henry explains the different claims available to surviving family members after a tragic death.
How is fault determined in a Texas auto accident case?
Discover how the at-fault party is determined after a Texas car crash.
How long does it take to settle a Texas auto accident case?
The duration of an automobile accident case can vary depending on many different factors.
How long will it take to get money in my Texas auto accident case?
Find out when you may receive compensation for your injuries after a Texas car crash case.
How much will it cost to hire an attorney for my Texas personal injury case?
Find out what a contingency fee is and how you may not owe a penny out of pocket.
How quickly should I contact an attorney after a Texas auto accident?
Find out why contacting an attorney immediately after a wreck could benefit your auto accident case.
How quickly should I contact an attorney after I was injured by another person?
How quick you retain an experienced injury lawyer could determine your case’s success.
How will my attorney determine whether I have a case following my injury caused by another person?
Thomas J. Henry explains how our experienced personal injury attorneys determine a case’s viability.
I fell at a Texas business and the manager wants me to fill out some paperwork known as an incident report. What should I do?
Find out what you should do immediately after being injured in a fall at a business.
I fell from a scaffolding while on the job. Can I sue?
Falls are one of the leading causes of workplace injuries in the United States.
I haven’t been able to work since my car was hit by a truck in Texas. Can I get compensation for my loss of pay?
Learn about the damages you are entitled to seek in a trucking accident case.
I was injured on a construction site and I do not know who is at-fault. Can an attorney help me figure out who I can make a claim against?
Thomas J. Henry explains the benefits of retaining an experienced construction injury attorney.
If a person dies from a Texas truck accident, can a claim still be pursued?
Find out who can file a wrongful death lawsuit after a fatal semi truck accident.
If I miss work as a result of a Texas car accident, can my lost wages be recovered?
Find out if you can be compensated for missing work due to your injuries.
I was a pedestrian accident victim after being hit by a car while I was in a crosswalk. Who has the right-of-way?
Discover how pedestrians are protected from motorists.
I was in an accident with a car and my motorcycle was totaled. Will my insurance replace my bike?
Find out if you are entitled to compensation for your motorcycle’s damage.
I was injured on someone else’s property. What should I do?
Protecting your well-being and your rights as an injured victim are important after a fall injury.
If I am an illegal alien or a citizen of a foreign country, can I pursue an oilfield accident claim?
Find out what your legal options are as a foreign citizen with an oilfield injury.
If I get injured in a Texas auto accident, but do not have insurance, can I still sue and recover for my injuries?
Discover your legal options if you were in a car crash without insurance.
If I was hit by a commercial vehicle in a Texas car accident, is the employer of the other driver also responsible?
Find out who may be held liable for your injuries after being hit by a company vehicle.
If my spouse was injured or killed in an industrial accident or explosion, do I have a potential claim?
Learn about the steps to take after a family member suffers a serious industrial injury.
Is it important to retain an attorney for my Texas motorcycle accident case?
An early investigation of a motorcycle accident could help preserve evidence.
Is it safe to use a hands-free device to talk on a cell phone while driving?
Hands-free use of cell phones may not be as safe as you think.
Is motorcycle accident law the same as car accident law?
Find out if the rules of the road are the same for cars and motorcycles.
Is my Texas landlord liable for injuries sustained on his or her property?
Thomas J. Henry explains the duty of a landlord to keep their property safe.
Is there anyone other than the drivers and passengers involved in a Texas car accident who I can sue for damages?
There may be other parties besides the driver that can be held accountable for your car crash injuries.
I’ve been hurt in a Texas pedestrian accident and I want to file a claim for my injuries. What’s the first thing I should do?
Find out what rights you have as a pedestrian.
Should I be concerned if I am running up a lot of medical bills as a result of my Texas car accident and there is not enough insurance on the car that hit me?
Learn about your options after a car crash with an uninsured or underinsured driver.
Should I go to the doctor after my Texas car accident?
Thomas J. Henry explains the best steps to take after suffering an auto accident injury.
Should I negotiate with the insurance adjuster myself without the help of an attorney in order to settle my Texas auto accident case?
Thomas J. Henry explains the benefits of letting an experienced injury lawyer speak with the insurance companies on your behalf.
Should I report my injury to the property manager if I was injured in a slip and fall?
Learn about the steps to take after suffering an injury in a slip and fall accident.
Should I sign a waiver allowing the insurance company to gain access to my medical records following my Texas car accident?
Learn what to do when asked by another driver’s insurance company to sign a waiver.
Must a property owner warn prospective tenants of past criminal activity in the apartment building or surrounding area?
Learn about your legal options if you were the victim of criminal activity at your apartment building.
Should I release my medical records to another driver’s insurance adjuster?
Find out what you should do when contacted by a driver’s insurance company after an auto accident.
The car accident was the other driver’s fault. Can I just settle it myself without an attorney?
Even if you believe your auto accident case is simple, hiring an auto accident lawyer can be a smart move.
The driver of the truck that hit me had no insurance. What are my options?
Thomas J. Henry explains your legal options after being struck by a tractor-trailer driver without auto insurance.
The driver who caused my accident had a past history of drug violations. Could this be a factor in my Texas case?
There are many things that can factor into the success of a Texas truck accident case.
The driver who caused my accident had an expired commercial driver’s license. Could this be a factor in my Texas case?
When truck drivers fail to follow laws and regulations, Texas drivers are put at risk.
What are examples of oilfield and oil rig accidents?
Injuries in the oil and gas extraction industry vary widely and can be devastating and debilitating.
What are my legal rights following my Texas car accident?
Thomas J. Henry explains what your legal rights are after being hurt in a Texas car crash.
What are some common causes of brain injuries?
Learn about the different ways a brain injury can occur.
What are some examples of construction accident cases?
One in five fatal workplace injuries occur in the construction industry.
What are subrogation rights?
Thomas J. Henry explains what subrogation means to your injury case.
What are the common causes of commercial vehicle accidents?
Accidents involving a company vehicle can be caused by many different factors.
What are the consequences if I am partially to blame for my injuries caused by another person?
You may be entitled to compensation despite being partially at fault in an accident.
What are the consequences of texting while driving?
Texting and driving can lead to severe crashes and serious injuries.
What can I do in Texas if my injuries are my employer’s fault but he does not carry workers’ compensation coverage?
There are legal options available to employees injured on the job with a workers’ comp non-subscribing employer.
What can I recover for a Texas hit-and-run injury?
Find out what you can recover as a victim of a hit-and-run crash.
What can I recover if I win my Texas personal injury case?
Find out what damages you may be able to recover in a personal injury case.
What constitutes pain and suffering in a Texas auto accident case?
Thomas J. Henry describes what pain and suffering looks like after an automobile wreck.
What do I need to bring to the initial consultation with my attorney in my Texas spinal injury case?
Bringing medical records can help your attorney decide your next steps.
What documents or evidence should I bring with me the first time I meet my attorney following my Texas car accident?
Preparing for an attorney visit can help expedite the process.
What duties do business owners have to light stairwells and parking garages?
Businesses have a duty to keep their properties safe.
What duties do business owners have to provide security guards or attendants?
Security may be necessary in a high crime area.
What factors make an unsafe construction workplace?
Negligence on the part of an employer is often the culprit in a construction injury.
What happens if the other driver involved in the accident is not insured or has minimal coverage?
If you were hit by an underinsured motorist, you are still entitled to compensation.
What if I cannot afford my medical bills after I was injured by another person?
After suffering an injury due to someone else’s negligence, they may be liable for your medical costs.
What if I did not leave the scene of my Texas car accident in an ambulance? Can I go to the hospital on my own the next day?
Receiving medical attention after an automobile accident can be crucial to your well-being and your case.
What if my car was not properly registered or I did not have a valid driver’s license at the time of my Texas car accident?
Find out if you can still make a claim after your car crash.
What if my employer isn’t the only one at-fault for my construction accident injury in Texas?
Learn about third-party claims after suffering a construction site injury.
What if the driver who hit me in Texas was drinking?
Discover your legal options after being injured by a drunk driver.
What if the police said I was at-fault in a Texas truck accident?
Discover how experts can help prove fault in a trucking accident case.
What is a commercial vehicle?
Determine if your severe injuries were caused by a commercial vehicle.
What is a spinal cord injury?
Learn about the different kinds of spinal cord injuries.
What is a mild traumatic brain injury?
Traumatic brain injuries come in many different forms
What is a traumatic brain injury?
Learn about the different categories of traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs.
What is a tread separation?
When a tire’s tread separates, it may be a sign of a defect.
What is comparative fault and how does it affect my Texas construction accident case?
Thomas J. Henry explains how comparative fault can determine the amount of compensation for your workplace injury.
What is distracted driving?
Thomas J. Henry explains the dangers of distracted driving.
What is liability insurance?
Find out how liability insurance can help you get the compensation you need.
What is my personal injury case worth?
Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys works diligently to achieve the maximum compensation possible.
What is negligence and how does it affect my Texas construction accident case?
Proving negligence can be paramount in achieving a positive result from your construction injury case.
What is negligence?
When a person’s negligence leads to your injury, you may be entitled to compensation.
What is negligent security?
Learn about the commercial property owner’s responsibility to keep visitors safe from criminal activity.
What is the first thing I should do after a Texas car accident?
Find out the best steps to take to protect your rights as an injured victim after an auto accident.
What is the purpose of obtaining uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage?
Thomas J. Henry explains the importance of having protection from uninsured or underinsured motorists.
What is the statute of limitations for filing a wrongful death claim in Texas?
Discover how soon you must file a wrongful death claim after the incident.
What is the statute of limitations to bring a Texas auto accident case?
In order to bring forth an injury claim, you must be within the statute of limitations.
What should I do if I have been exposed to chemicals or toxic material as a result of an industrial explosion?
You may be entitled to compensation for your injuries if exposed to harmful chemicals at work.
What should I do if I was injured by another person and I do not have medical insurance?
Find out what your medical treatment options are if you do not have medical insurance.
What should I do if the insurance company offers me a check right away?
Learn how to respond to the insurance company’s questions after a car crash.
What should I look for in hiring a commercial motor vehicle injury lawyer?
Discover why experience matters when choosing an accident attorney.
What should I look for in hiring an attorney to represent me in my Texas auto accident case?
Choosing the right accident attorney for your case can be crucial for achieving a positive result.
What types of injuries can result in a personal injury lawsuit in Texas?
Our firm has represented victims of many types of accidents across the United States.
What types of oilfield jobs can lead to accidents and injuries?
No matter the position, oil industry occupations can be incredibly dangerous.
When is a death considered wrongful in Texas?
Our experienced wrongful death lawyers can help you determine if you have a viable wrongful death claim.
Where can my Texas personal injury case be filed?
Determining where to file a personal injury lawsuit is an important aspect of achieving a successful result.
Who can be held liable for company vehicle accidents?
Find out how a company may be held liable for the actions of their employees.
Who can file a Texas wrongful death claim?
Wrongful death claims can only be filed by certain family members of the deceased.
Who can I sue in Texas if I was injured while visiting or walking by a construction site?
Find out about your legal options after being injured at a construction site.
Who is going to pay for my medical expenses following my Texas car accident?
Find out how your medical costs will be covered after an automobile accident.
Who is liable for my physical injuries and personal property damage following my Texas car accident?
Thomas J. Henry explains who may be held liable for your injuries and damaged property.
Who can be sued in a burn case in Texas?
Burn victims deserve to be compensated for their physical and mental pains.
Who pays for my injuries if I am injured in a Texas car accident?
Thomas J. Henry explains who will pay for your injuries after a Texas auto accident.
Who will pay for my rental car following my Texas car accident?
If someone’s negligence caused damage to your car, you may be compensated for a rental car.
Why is using my cell phone while driving legal in one state and illegal in another?
Learn about laws pertaining to cell phone use while driving.
Will I get reimbursed for my co-payments and out-of-pocket expenses as a result of my Texas car accident?
Learn about how to get reimbursed for medical costs and bills following an auto accident.
Will I have to go to court for my Texas auto accident case?
Thomas J. Henry explains the importance of preparing a case for trial.
Will I have to go to court for my Texas personal injury case?
Learn about what it takes to resolve a personal injury case outside of court.
Will I have to pay back my health insurance company if I receive damages in my Texas personal injury case?
Discover whether or not you have to reimburse your insurance company after a personal injury settlement.
Will I have to pay to speak with an attorney about my Texas personal injury case?
Learn about contingency fees and consultation costs at Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys.
Will I need expert witnesses for my Texas wrongful death case?
Expert witnesses can provide invaluable testimony on your family’s behalf in a wrongful death case.
Will my Texas auto accident case be affected because I gave a recorded statement to the other driver’s insurance company?
The success of your car accident case could be negatively affected by what you reveal.
Will my Texas personal injury case go to trial?
Every personal injury case is unique, and some can be settled outside of court.