Houston Passenger Injury Attorneys

Are you or a loved one a passenger who has been injured in an accident? The Potts Law Firm is here to provide you with expert legal representation in Houston, TX. Our team of experienced passenger injury lawyers is dedicated to fighting for your rights and ensuring that you receive the compensation you deserve.

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Types of Passenger Injuries

Passenger injuries can range from minor bruises to severe trauma, depending on the circumstances of the accident.

Common types of passenger injuries include:

  • Whiplash
  • Broken bones
  • Head injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Internal organ damage

Regardless of the nature of your injuries, it is essential to seek medical help immediately after an accident.

Seeking Medical Help and Treatment After an Accident

After being involved in an accident as a passenger, it is crucial to prioritize your health and well-being. Even if you believe your injuries are minor, it is still important to seek medical attention. Some injuries may not be immediately apparent, and a medical professional can properly assess your condition. Additionally, having medical documentation of your injuries will be valuable when seeking compensation.

Passenger Rights and Responsibilities

As a passenger, you have the right to expect a safe and secure journey. When traveling by car, bus, train, or any other mode of transportation, the driver and transportation company have a duty of care towards you. If their negligence or recklessness leads to an accident and your injuries, you have the right to hold them accountable. However, it is also essential to understand your responsibilities as a passenger, such as wearing a seatbelt and following any safety instructions provided.

Liability and Negligence in Passenger Injury Cases

Determining liability in passenger injury cases can be complex. It may involve multiple parties, such as the driver, the transportation company, or even other negligent motorists. To establish liability, it is necessary to prove that the responsible party acted negligently, breached their duty of care, and directly caused your injuries.

An experienced passenger injury lawyer from Potts Law Firm will investigate the accident, gather evidence, and build a strong case on your behalf.

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  • I had a wonderful experience with this law firm.

    “They were able to complete it in a timely manner and were great at keeping me up to date with communication throughout the entire process. I highly recommend using this law firm if the need arises.”

    - Stephen P.
  • I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him or any of the team at Potts.

    “Michael Bins has been extremely helpful in helping us to navigate a situation with an insurance claim on a commercial property. He’s gone above and beyond in moving our case toward a positive resolution that we’re satisfied with.”

    - Theo C.
  • The Potts Law Firm is a powerhouse of brilliant attorneys.

    “They know the law from every angle, dig deep, and will not accept anything less than what was asked in the original suit. The Potts team never backed down until the case was settled in full.”

    - Molly H.
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    “From the first meeting, Adam made me feel like he had my best interest at heart and took care of everything.  I can't say enough good things about how helpful, professional, and caring Adam was to me.”

    - Mary H.
  • I would recommend Potts Law Firm for any and all legal matters that come my way in the future!

    “The Potts Law Firm answered all of my numerous questions in layman’s terms which is what I needed. I was able to lie back & heal from my injuries knowing full well that my obligations were being handled appropriately.”

    - W. Gary

What Compensation Options Do I Have?

If you have been injured as a passenger, you may be entitled to compensation for various damages. These damages can include:

  • Medical expenses
  • Rehabilitation costs
  • Lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress

Additionally, if your injuries result in long-term disability or reduced quality of life, you may be eligible for future medical expenses and ongoing care. Our passenger injury lawyers will evaluate the specifics of your case and pursue the maximum compensation available to you.

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Explore our past successes
  • Transvaginal Mesh Settlements Over $1 Billion

    The Potts Law Firm and its joint venture partners have been successful in resolving over $1 billion in transvaginal mesh settlements. Derek H. Potts was one of a handful of plaintiffs’ lawyers from around the country who spearheaded the establishment of what would become the largest medical device MDL consolidations in history.

  • Kugel Mesh Hernia Patch $184 Million

    Derek H. Potts was a member of the Kugel Mesh MDL Plaintiffs Steering Committee which was instrumental in obtaining a $184,000,000 global settlement for several thousand persons who had received the Kugel Mesh hernia patch.

  • ERISA Class Action Settlement $36 Million

    Potts Law Firm served as class counsel in the ERISA class action, Diebold, et al. v. Northern Trust Investments, N.A. et al., 09-Civ-1934 (Diebold), in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois where the Court approved a collective settlement of $36 million dollars for class representatives resulting in millions of dollars returned to investors.

  • Paraplegic Minor $12 Million

    Derek H. Potts and Timothy L. Sifers obtained a $12,100,000 verdict against Lisa Gard, M.D. for medical malpractice involving a minor. The jury found the Salina emergency room doctor to be negligent in her assessment of the minor upon presentation in the emergency room, failing to timely diagnose a rare spinal condition. The case was one of the largest verdicts in history in the State of Kansas.

  • Fraud Against Lender $10.7 Million

    Potts Law Firm represented a United States Bankruptcy Trustee. The case stemmed from the massive bankruptcy of Royce Homes, one of the largest homebuilders in the country.  Micah and Chris represented the bankruptcy Trustee against a multitude of defendants, including the chief Lender,  for claims related to the homebuilder’s downfall and the fraudulent transfer of assets from the rightful owners, the creditors.

  • Birth Injury $4.6 Million

    Derek H. Potts and Samuel Cullan were members of the plaintiff's trial team which obtained a $4,600,000 verdict for a minor delivered at Bethany Medical Center. Ariana Wilburn, the minor, suffered a spinal cord presentation after being born in the breech position.

  • Hypoxic-Ischemic Birth Injury $3.5 Million

    Partner Adam T. Funk secured a $3,500,000 settlement for a single mother whose infant suffered severe brain damage while being delivered in a New Mexico hospital. The mother, having no previous pregnancy or medical issues, began laboring and immediately went to a hospital. Despite the clear signs of fetal distress and hypoxia (lack of oxygen), the doctor and nurse did not order an emergency cesarean section.

  • Fraudulent Transfers $2.42 Million

    Potts Law Firm represented a Bankruptcy Trustee, resulting in a combined $2.42 million being recovered for creditors of ATP Oil & Gas Company. The claims related to fraudulent transfers of overriding royalty interests in oil & gas properties made by ATP in a failed attempt to liquidate the assets of the company.

  • Catastrophic Injuries $3.5 Million

    Derek H. Potts was co-lead counsel with Thomas Cartmell in representing John Novogradac of Kansas City whose health was neglected during his stay at two nursing home facilities. Mr. Novogradac developed bedsores on his body and had above-knee amputations on both legs after his wounds became severely infected with gangrenous and dead tissue.

  • Pharmaceutical Birth Defect $1.05 Million

    Partner Adam T. Funk secured a $1,050,000 settlement for a mother whose infant suffered birth defects from a pharmaceutical drug that was taken during pregnancy. Though the migraine drug manufacturer knew the medication could cause a fetus to develop a cleft lip and/or cleft palate when consumed by the mother during the early stages of pregnancy, they failed to warn consumers about these dangers.

How a Lawyer From Potts Law Firm Can Help

Navigating the legal process after a passenger injury can be overwhelming, especially when you are already dealing with physical and emotional recovery. Hiring a knowledgeable and compassionate passenger injury lawyer can ease your burden and provide numerous benefits.

At Potts Law Firm, our lawyers will handle all aspects of your case, including gathering evidence, negotiating with insurance companies, and representing your interests in court if necessary. Our expertise and guidance will ensure that your rights are protected, and you receive the compensation you deserve.

If you or a loved one have been injured as a passenger in Houston, TX, contact Potts Law Firm today. Our dedicated team of passenger injury lawyers is ready to listen to your story, provide you with legal support, and fight for your rights.


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