Pierce Skrabanek can fully investigate your San Antonio car accident and represent you in local courts. You deserve proven lawyers for your one chance at justice and compensation.
Car accidents are one of the most common causes of injury in Texas. These collisions can involve complex legal claims for liability and compensation. The work of securing a maximum settlement or trial verdict is an attorney’s job — your priority is healing after a traumatic event.
At Pierce Skrabanek, we have secured multi-million dollar settlements for clients just like you, including $2 million for a car accident case, a result approximately five times higher than the defendant’s original pretrial offer. We will not settle for less than what you deserve for all that you have endured both financially and emotionally.
If you are wondering what to do after a car accident, hiring an experienced San Antonio auto accident lawyer is vital. Once you have representation, all of the legal work is handled so you and your family can recover in peace. A lawyer from Pierce Skrabanek can advise you through the entire legal process, and will invest in your case upfront to help alleviate financial worries. We are only paid once we’ve secured a settlement or verdict for you.
Contact the Houston headquarters of Pierce Skrabanek online or by calling (832) 690-7000 — we have decades of experience in Texas courts and a proven record of fully calculating all future costs related to injury treatment. We are ready to help you secure justice.
The amount of a San Antonio car accident settlement depends largely on three key factors: the cost of your injuries, whose negligence caused those injuries, and the skill of your attorney to document and verify those details throughout the course of his or her argument.
By pursuing all liable parties with evidence that meets trial standards, a San Antonio car accident lawyer can secure coverage for:
San Antonio statistics from one year show over 38,000 car crashes in the city causing 182 fatalities and over 11,000 injuries. Every one of those numbers represents a family grieving or a neighbor struggling in our community.
Compensation from a car accident lawsuit cannot fully undo what has happened. But it can help you and your family establish a brighter and more secure future. Contact Pierce Skrabanek at (832) 690-7000 to discuss your situation and how we can help.
As personal injury attorneys, the San Antonio auto accident lawyers at Pierce Skrabanek can file cases for any injury you’ve sustained due to a car crash.
The most common auto accident injuries include:
This is a general list of physical injuries, but psychological injuries are just as eligible for compensation. Conditions like PTSD, panic disorders, depression, insomnia, and the mental toll caused by a downgrade in your quality of life are also real injuries the court recognizes.
An experienced San Antonio car accident injury lawyer can hire the expert witnesses needed to describe these conditions in court, the impact they have on your life and family, and what is needed to treat them.
Your car accident compensation should cover the entire long-term cost of your care needs, both physical and psychological.
Important reminder: Insurance claims adjusters for car accidents work to minimize your payout, and may use any statement you make as evidence against you later. When you hire a lawyer to represent you, we can speak on your behalf to help protect your right to recovery from those who seek to deny you what you’re fairly owed.
Also known as “T-bone” or “broadside” collisions, side-impact crashes typically occur at intersections. For example, if a driver runs a red light or misses a stop sign, they could easily crash into the side of your vehicle.
The sides of most passenger vehicles are far less protected than the front or back, where the presence of an engine or trunk can help absorb the force of the impact. Understanding the increased damage of this type of accident can help a lawyer strengthen your case in negotiations or at trial.
One of the most common types of accident claims our attorneys handle, rear-end accidents are nevertheless quite serious. This is due largely to the damage of whiplash injuries, head and neck trauma, or damage to a person’s face from impact with the steering wheel. In cases where an airbag deploys, a person can still suffer from eye trauma due to the force of the airbag, chemical or friction burns, a broken nose, or severe bruising.
Rear-end accidents may range from slow-speed, minor fender-benders to catastrophic high-speed freeway accidents. Any type of vehicle — especially heavy ones like commercial trucks — can cause substantial injury when it crashes into a stopped vehicle from behind. Aside from the injuries suffered by those in the car impacted, rear-end crashes also have the potential to trigger a chain of events that cause a multi-car pile-up. The suffering due to such an event can grow exponentially large.
Head-on collisions are often particularly horrifying for the driver confronted by another vehicle barreling towards them. They can occur due to fatigued driving, distracted driving, or driving under the influence (DUI).
Drunk drivers in particular have caused fatal crashes by taking the wrong highway ramp and driving against traffic, oblivious to the irrationality of such an act. Such a driver may face criminal charges, but even if they do not, you have the right to bring a civil case against them.
Reach out to our San Antonio car accident lawyers — a civil lawsuit can help you obtain compensation not normally covered in criminal cases, including punitive or “punishment” damages to deter the other party’s reckless behavior in the future.
Sideswipe accidents occur when two vehicles are traveling next to each other or in opposite directions on a divided highway. One car glances against the other, which is a low level of impact that can still cause panic, property damage, and potentially trigger a wreck as the other driver attempts to correct and flee from the danger. Sideswipe accidents usually happen because one driver was trying to change lanes when it was unsafe to do so.
Sideswiping crashes can happen in many instances, from parking lots to high-speed interstate highways. They are entirely preventable, so any damage you suffer due to a sideswipe accident can likely be attributed to the other driver’s negligence.
A rollover accident can involve a single vehicle or several automobiles. Certain types of vehicles are often more likely to roll over than others, such as top-heavy SUVs and large commercial trucks, including the empty ones which may have their trailer caught by a strong wind.
Rollovers can happen after a collision, during a tire blowout, due to bad weather, or because of driver error (such as overcorrecting a turn). If you are involved in a rollover accident with a commercial vehicle, the company as well as the driver may be liable for your losses.
Our experienced San Antonio car accident lawyers have seen all types of vehicle crashes, and the harm they cause to individuals and families.
Regardless of what kind of accident you’ve suffered, the attorneys at Pierce Skrabanek are ready to help you recover. Contact our team at (832) 690-7000 — we are here to lead you through this turmoil to a better future.
Record-breaking results: Several of the verdicts and settlements our San Antonio car accident lawyers have achieved are record-breaking. For one severely injured mother of two, Mike Pierce helped secure a $117 million recovery. The result of this rear-end accident case was the largest single personal injury verdict in Louisiana history.
The timeline of your case begins on the day of the accident. By contacting a San Antonio car accident attorney at Pierce Skrabanek as soon as possible, you can rest assured that no deadline will be missed. Our attorneys have decades of experience representing injured Texan families. We will speak on your behalf when needed, and advise you on the best course of action you can take at every step of the process.
As your neighbors in Houston, our legal team can quickly engage our services for your San Antonio car accident case. We investigate every aspect of the collision, consult with the country’s top investigative experts, and front the expenses for our clients to help alleviate financial worries until the case is successfully settled.
Reach out to Pierce Skrabanek online or toll-free at (832) 690-7000 for a no-cost, no-obligation, 100% confidential consultation. One phone call could bring the tremendous relief of proven, reliable representation.
At Pierce Skrabanek, our law firm operates on a contingency fee basis. This means you do not pay anything unless we first secure you a monetary reward. If a settlement or verdict is reached, our fees are paid from a percentage of the recovery. We cover the expenses associated with your lawsuit upfront because we are confident in our ability to win on your behalf.
Once we file your lawsuit, we begin “discovery,” which is a formal exchange of information with the opposing side. Both sides gather, request, and share information related to the trial, including medical records, incident reports, corporate documents, etc.
During this process, depositions may be taken. Depositions are spoken testimonies done under oath with both sides present, and they are usually both typed up by a court reporter and recorded by a videographer. These first steps are crucial to forming the foundation of your case strategy.
Courts will review multiple different factors when calculating a settlement award for a car accident case in San Antonio. These may include the seriousness of your injuries, the degree of negligence observed from the liable parties, as well as any local, state, and federal laws governing injury settlements.
Lastly, the amount of damages you receive also relies on the skill and capability of the attorney handling your case. For this reason, you should only work with proven car accident lawyers who have shown real, meaningful results in handling these types of claims.
There is no set timeline for a car accident lawsuit — each case is different and evolves at its own speed. You can expect a lawsuit to take at least several months, and some cases take a year or longer to fully resolve.
However, there is a timeline limitation on how long after a crash you can begin your claim. In Texas, that deadline is 2 years after the date of the car accident. If you miss your window of opportunity, no matter how strong your case’s evidence may be, no compensation will be awarded. It is extremely important that you contact Pierce Skrabanek or call (832) 690-7000 before that expiration date gets too close. Once you have our representation, we will meet all the legal deadlines of your case on your behalf.