How to Maximize Your Compensation in a Texas Personal Injury Case: Strategies from a Dallas Attorney

When someone is hurt due to someone else's negligence, the law allows the court system a method to make the victim whole again. Anyone injured in, for example, a car accident that was not their fault, has the right to be compensated monetarily for their damages, including medical bills, lost wages, and suffering.

Consider these questions if you believe you may have grounds for a personal injury claim:

  • Have you recently been in a car crash that left you with injuries?
  • Did you fall because someone else neglected to clear a hazard and secure their property?
  • Have you become ill after coming into contact with harmful substances?

Settlements with the opposing party are possible in many personal injury claims. In cases that do not settle and go all the way to trial, a judge or jury may decide to award compensation to the plaintiff. But how do you maximize your compensation after a personal injury?

Contact a Dallas personal injury attorney if you have questions about how to file a claim in Texas, and in the meantime, read below to learn more about how damages and injury compensation work in the Lone Star State.

Damages and Injury Compensation in Texas

The term "damages" is used to describe monetary losses. These are monetary damages awarded to victims in personal injury lawsuits.

Moreover, personal injury cases in Texas can involve a variety of damages. The concept of damages originates in English Common Law and is predicated on the belief that restitution can be made with monetary compensation.

Furthermore, damages awarded in monetary form can both deter future wrongdoing and compensate victims for their losses. Victims can seek redress through monetary damages when someone else's negligence causes them harm, and they file a claim for compensation.

Types of Compensation Under Personal Injury Claims

There are two basic types of damages or compensation recognized in Texas. Economic damages are those that can be measured or quantified, such as the cost of medical care and lost wages suffered by the victim after their accident.

On the other hand, pain, suffering, and emotional distress are examples of non-economic damages, which can be difficult to quantify.

Exemplary or Special Damages in Personal Injury

How to Maximize Your Compensation in a Texas Personal Injury Case: Strategies from a Dallas Attorney



2525 McKinnon Street #550 Dallas, Texas 75201

Note: The information that was utilized in this post was gathered from the use of secondary sources. This information used has not been confirmed or independently verified. If you locate any information that is not correct, please contact our firm as soon as possible so that we can make the appropriate corrections. If you find any information that is false, we will remove or correct the post immediately after it is brought to our attention.

Disclaimer: As a valued member of the Dallas community, Rasansky Law Firm’s goal is to improve the safety of all residents in the great state of Texas. These posts should not be viewed as a solicitation for business and the information included herein should not be taken as medical or legal advice. The photos used in this post are not representative of the actual crash scene.

Related Post

December 8, 2023
Pedestrian Accidents and Safety Laws in Texas: What You Need to Know

When it comes to the safety of pedestrians, Texas is among the most dangerous. According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, it was one of the four deadliest states for pedestrians in the […]

Read More
December 7, 2023
Factors Leading to Fetal Birth Injuries

The term “birth injury” refers to any number of serious physical injuries inflicted on an otherwise healthy newborn during labor and delivery. In this way, a birth injury is different from a birth […]

Read More
December 6, 2023
How to Handle Insurance Disputes After a Car Accident in Texas

The aftermath of any personal injury is filled with stress, confusion, and trauma. However, you may be eligible for financial compensation if you or a loved one were harmed in an injury-causing accident […]

Read More

Why Choose
Rasansky Law Firm

Over 30+ Years Of Personal Injury Experience

Top-Rated and Award-Winning Personal Injury Lawyers

Attorneys Available to Discuss Your Case Now

No Fee Unless You Win

Free Confidential Consultation.

Request A Free Consultation

Fill out the form below to receive a free and confidential initial consultation with an experienced personal injury lawyer.