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.
Call (713) 348-9638 today to get started.
On This Page:
- Types of Passenger Injuries
- Seeking Medical Help and Treatment After an Accident
- Passenger Rights and Responsibilities
- Liability and Negligence in Passenger Injury Cases
- What Compensation Options Do I Have?
- How a Lawyer From Potts Law Firm Can Help
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:
- 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.
I had a wonderful experience with this law firm.- Stephen P.
I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him or any of the team at Potts.- Theo C.
The Potts Law Firm is a powerhouse of brilliant attorneys.- Molly H.
I would recommend Potts Law Firm for any and all legal matters that come my way in the future!- W. Gary
Great law firm!- Hugo G.
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.
Trucking Accident $1.05 Million
Potts Law Firm served as lead counsel for the family of Kook Oh who was killed by an 18-wheeler in Alvarado, Texas. Mr. Dortch sued the driver of the 18-wheeler and his employer. Following a week-long jury trial, Micah’s client received a verdict awarding over one million dollars in damages and a finding of punitive liability on the part of each of the defendants. I
Pedestrian Accident $652,000
Potts Law Firm represented a client who was run over by a drunk driver at a truck stop in Missouri. The client, a truck driver at the time, was walking from his parked truck toward the truck stop showers using a clearly marked crosswalk. As he was walking across the crosswalk, a speeding drunk driver ran him over.