Car Accident FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions & Answers
Car accidents remain as one of the leading causes of death and catastrophic injuries across the nation. Yet most drivers do not know much about what happens after an average car accident, or even if they should file a claim to pursue compensation. To give you some useful information that you will hopefully never need, our legal team from Briggle & Polan, PLLC in Austin has compiled some frequently asked questions about car accidents that might have crossed your mind before. If you have more questions or need our help with a claim, please do not hesitate to call us at (512) 400-3278.
What Information Should I Collect from Witnesses?
How Should I Pay for Medical Care After a Car Accident?
Do I Talk to My Own Insurance Company?
Do I Talk to the Other Driver’s Insurance Company?
Why is Apologizing After a Crash a Bad Idea?
How is the Value of My Car Determined?
What Do I Do If the Other Driver Had No Insurance?
How Long Do I Have to File a Claim?
What Questions Should I Ask an Attorney?
- What experience do you have handling car accident cases?
- Would your firm willingly take my case to trial if that is the best option?
- Will an attorney manage my case, or will it be passed off to a paralegal or assistant?
- Will I pay upfront for my legal fees?
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$1.8 Million Delivery Truck Accident
Our client was t-boned by a large package delivery truck that was traveling in excess of 70 mph. He sustained a severe neck injury that required spinal surgery. *Net to client was $759,182.96.
$1.5 Million Work Accident Caused Brain Injury
Our client was thrown off the back of a work truck, which fractured his skull and caused him to suffer a traumatic brain injury. *Net proceeds to the client were $900,052.11.
$1.3 Million Hit By Drunk Driver
Our client was run over by a drunk driver operating a company truck late at night which required multiple surgeries and months of rehabilitation. *Net proceeds to our client were $571,000.00.
$1.3 Million Hit and Run Truck Accident
Our client was rear-ended by a large package delivery truck on I-35, which fled the scene. *Net to client was $461,708.19.
$1 Million Rear-End Collision Resolved
Our client was rear-ended by an insurance adjuster in a commercial vehicle causing severe back and neck injuries. *Net to the client was $346,766.03.
$1 Million Drunk Driver T-Bone Collision
Our client was the passenger in a vehicle that was t-boned by a drunk driver, which resulted in her suffering multiple, life-threatening injuries. *Net to client was $395,912.60.
$450 Thousand DWI Wreck Resolved
Our client was rear-ended by a drunk driver, which injured his back and neck. *Net proceeds to the client were $229,040.12.
$450 Thousand 18 Wheeler Rollover Resolved
Our client was an employee working for a company in Montana when he was injured in a rollover collision with an 18-wheeler. *Net to the client was $214,573.81.
$400 Thousand Company Truck Wreck
Our client was traveling down a residential street when a company truck backed out of a driveway into the side of her vehicle. *Net to client was $110,000.
$400 Thousand Defective Tire Case With Co-Counsel
A man driving a cement truck was injured when his tire blew out and the cement truck rolled over. *Net to the client was $123,916.22.