Houston Auto Accident Lawyer
There are hundreds of accidents in and around the Greater Houston metroplex everyday. An experienced Houston Auto Accident Lawyer from Molina Law Firm will help you with every step of the process.
Houston is a sprawling city that typically ranks on the top of traffic and accident leaderboards throughout the United States. Houston car accidents happen every day. In 2021, Texas had 632,985 car accidents. In 2021, Houston had 75,336 car accidents. In 2021, Texas had 4,480 people die from a car accident. In 2021, Houston had 330 people die in a car accident.
Ongoing road construction and changing traffic patterns lead to many car accidents each and every day. If you have been involved in a car accident due to the negligent driving of others that resulted in serious injuries, you need to retain the services of a Houston car accident attorney, like Rick Molina. He knows Houston and Houston traffic laws. He will make sure that he gathers all the pertinent information and reports on your behalf and aggressively represent you to get you the compensation you deserve for your injuries and loss.
What Are the Types of Auto Accidents?
If you are involved in a Houston Auto Accident, then you need aggressive representation. Molina Law Firm has aggressively handled the following types of accidents:
What Are Common Causes of Auto Accidents?
Speeding and distracted driving are two of the main causes of car accidents. Common causes of auto accidents include:
How to Determine Fault in a Car Accident?
When an accident happens, insurance companies immediately begin their own investigation. You need an experienced Houston Auto Accident Lawyer to begin your investigation. In evaluating the case, Molina Law Firm will visit the accident scene, talk to witnesses, take photos and videos, review the medical records, obtain the police reports, and consult with experts to maximize your recovery.
In Texas, if you are the majority party at fault in an accident, then you may be barred from any recovery. Please watch the accompanying video for a detailed discussion on how to determine fault in an accident.
What Are the Damages in an Auto Accident?
In Texas, Auto Accident damages generally fall under two categories: economic and noneconomic.
Economic damages are generally out-of-pocket damages such as medical expenses and lost earnings or loss of earning capacity. In wrongful death cases, these damages can also include funeral expenses.
Non-economic damages are intangible damages such as pain, suffering, disfigurement, and physical impairment. In wrongful death cases, these damages can also include loss of companionship.
What makes us different?
The Molina Law Firm has been representing car accident victims for over 20 years helping them navigate the sometimes complex legal fight against the insurance carriers.
Remember that when you retain Attorney Rick Molina, you pay nothing upfront and we only collect a percentage of the compensation you receive only when we have won your case. Don’t go against the insurance carriers alone. Attorney Rick Molina will aggressively represent you and fight on your behalf. We have the knowledge, resources, and experience to get you all the compensation for your loss, pain, and suffering.
No Win, No Fee
Car Accident Statistics
We see car accidents in Houston nearly every day. This commonplace occurrence hides an important cause of serious injury and death on your roadways. Houston ranks 2nd in fatal car accidents in the United States. Statistically, the reason for these accidents are attributed to:
- Longer and longer commutes due to the population moving to cities and towns outside of Houston. The average commute time is over 29 minutes.
- Higher speed limits coupled with an increasing number of distracted drivers increase serious car accidents.
- Road construction and changing traffic patterns have motorists guessing which way to go on confusing intersections and roadways.
- Of the fatal crashes in Harris and surrounding counties, only 4.4% were inside the 610 Loop. The rest were on freeways outside the Loop.
What To Do After an Automobile Accident?
Car accidents seem commonplace in today’s world of high traffic and constant road construction but you should not be complacent if you have been involved in a car accident especially if you sustained injuries. You may have some underlying issues that do not manifest until later as well as significant repair costs to your car that the other insurance company may not cover. An experienced personal injury lawyer will help you along the way. If you have been involved in a car accident follow these steps.
Get help on the way
If you cannot, get someone to call 911. This will get EMS and police on the way. Get medical attention. Even if you think you may be fine, a medical evaluation is critical.
Take photos, get the other drivers information, get witness information. Try and get as much info as possible.
Get a case number
The police will talk to everyone involved and possibly issue citations. They should provide you with a case number that is needed to obtain the crash report.