If you’ve been the recent victim of a hit-and-run accident, you know how it feels to be suddenly left injured and possibly even trapped in your damaged vehicle. Our Fort Worth personal injury law firm stands ready to help you recover for your serious physical injuries. We’ve been helping Texans injured in hit-and-run accidents for over 30 years.
Fort Worth attorney Tom Hall is board-certified in personal injury law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He’s available to meet with you so please get in touch today by calling 1-817-831-6100 for your FREE consultation.
Obtaining Fair Compensation and Justice for Your Hit-and-Run Injuries
We represent a number of clients who’ve suffered many different types of hit-and-run injuries. When you meet with your attorney in our office, he’ll be able to carefully review all of the facts of your case to let you know if he believes filing a lawsuit is likely to help you recover for most or all of your damages. Mr. Hall understand that you’re seeking to recover damages to compensate you for your pain and suffering, current and future medical treatment, lost wages, and all other related losses and expenses.
Our firm represents hit-and-run victims who have suffered such injuries as:
- Broken bones and fractures
- Traumatic head, neck or brain injuries
- Various spinal cord injuries, including some which often cause paralysis
- Burns and scars
- Serious cuts and bruises
- Disfiguring injuries to all parts of the body, including the loss of limbs
- Crushing injuries
- Whiplash injuries
When a hit-and-run victim dies from his or her accident injuries, our office is prepared to file a wrongful death action on behalf of the legal survivors.
Texas/National Hit-and-Run Accident Facts and Statistics
Here’s important information derived from various resources, including a recent USA Today article entitled, “Fatal Hit-and-Run Crashes on Rise in US.”
- Roughly “one in five of all pedestrian fatalities are hit-and-runs;”
- Beginning on September 1, 2013, “the penalty for hit-and-run fatalities in the state of Texas will be equal to that of intoxicated manslaughter. Currently, it is a third-degree felony, carrying a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison. The new law raises the offense to a second-degree felony, with a maximum penalty of 20 years;”
- Sixty percent of all hit-and-run fatalities have pedestrian victims. (In 2008, one study listed Texas as one of the five worst states for pedestrian fatalities);
- About 11% of all national vehicle accidents involve hit-and-run incidents;
- There another new law in Texas which “makes failure to stop and render aid after an accident that may have caused injury punishable by up to 10 years.”
Contact the Law Offices of Fort Worth personal injury lawyer Tom Hall today, and request a FREE consultation regarding your hit-and-run accident. Call: 817-831-6100. Mr. Hall has more than 30 years of experience representing clients like you who’ve been injured.