Maximizing Your Personal Injury Claim

In Texas, countless individuals face injuries stemming from various sources such as car accidents, defective products, or hazardous premises. Often, the path to obtaining rightful compensation involves the filing of a personal injury claim. As an injured individual, there are crucial steps you can take to bolster your case and secure the maximum compensation available:

  1. Preserve Vital Evidence
    To substantiate the cause of your injuries, your attorney will rely on a range of evidence. You can aid this process by:
    (1) capturing photos or videos at the scene of the incident
    (2) maintain copies of all relevant documents, including bills, invoices, and receipts
    (3) gathering contact details of any witnesses
    (4) if your injury relates to a defective product, retain the product itself along with its packaging and manuals.
  2. Seek Immediate Medical Attention
    Establishing a connection between your injuries and the responsible party’s actions is crucial. Medical records serve as essential documentation of the type and severity of your injuries.
  3. Document Non-Economic Damages
    While retaining medical bills and receipts is imperative for showcasing economic damages, documenting non-economic damages is equally important. These intangible harms require meticulous documentation. Consider maintaining a diary to record pain levels, limitations in activities, and emotional struggles arising from injuries.
  4. Avoid Premature Settlements
    Insurance companies often pressure claimants into premature settlements. It’s essential to resist this pressure, as the full extent of your claim’s value may not be apparent until treatment concludes.

If you or someone you love has been injured as a result of someone else’s acts, contact an experienced attorney at Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner by calling 713-222-7211 or 1-800-870-9584 for your free consultation. The law firm of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner is the longest standing personal injury firm in Texas, and our attorneys are standing by to assist with your claim.