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Car Accidents

Legal Representation For Victims Of Car Accident Injuries In Arlington

According to the most recent data provided by the Texas Department of Transportation, roughly 247,000 individuals were injured in some type of auto accident in the state in 2015.

And, out of this number, about 17,000 people sustained an incapacitating injury, such as whiplash, concussions, amputations and traumatic brain injuries.

The lives of so many people all across Texas have been turned upside down as a result of the carelessness of other drivers. Fortunately, legal recourse is available to compensate injured parties for their losses.

At Green Law Texas, we can help.

Helping Our Community

For over a decade, we've been helping people in Arlington, Texas, and surrounding communities recover the much-needed compensation they deserve. Our lawyers take pride in the community and its people who live and work here with us.

If you have been injured, let us help. Depending on your situation, we can assist in recovering:

  • Medical expenses, including ambulance services, doctor visits, rehab and physical therapy sessions
  • Lost wages due to the inability to earn a paycheck because of the injury
  • Pain and suffering as a result of the loss of quality of life
  • Property damage, including collision repair and towing expenses

Flexible Appointments At A Location Of Your Choice

We invite you to contact us to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation to discuss your accident, your injury and options available under the law.

We can arrange for an attorney to meet you during the day, evening or weekend at our office in Arlington or at your home, the hospital or a location of your choice.

Bus Accidents

Helping Arlington Recover For All Types Of Bus Accidents

Over the past decade, dozens of tour bus companies have been shut down by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

In 2012 alone, the agency ordered a whopping 26 commercial bus entities to cease operations because of a handful of safety violations, including truck brake failures, inadequate driver qualifications, failure to maintain, service and repair specific commercial vehicles, drunk drivers and even those found asleep at the wheel because they are working beyond allotted hours-of-service mandates.

Sadly, many of these violations caused unnecessary bus accidents that resulted in serious injury to both riding passengers and others involved in the collision.

Handling All Types Of Claims

At Green Law Texas, we have helped many individuals located throughout Arlington, Texas, recover for injuries sustained as a result of collisions involving commercial tour buses.

We have also helped individuals who have sustained auto accident injuries from:

  • Passenger vans
  • City buses
  • School buses
  • Shuttle buses
  • Tour buses

Choosing Attorney Loren Green To File Your Bus Accident Claim

If you've been involved in a bus accident, please reach out to our team of lawyers. With over a decade of experience, we have helped people just like you recover compensation for their injuries.

We know the law and the procedures, and we have worked alongside many insurance companies often involved with the process.

Our Fee Arrangements

We understand people are hesitant to come to a lawyer for help. An attorney can be expensive and, to many people, unaffordable.

At our firm, all of our cases involving bus injuries or other motor vehicle injuries are taken on a contingent basis. This means that you pay no fees and owe us nothing unless we recover from an insurance carrier or other party for you.

We also offer free consultations and flexible appointments. You have nothing to lose.

Call 817-522-3605 today.

Distracted & Texting While Driving Accidents

Helping Arlington Recover For Distracted And Texting While Driving Accident Injuries

Smartphone, iPods, Fitbits, you name it; these on-the-go technological devices are everywhere and a part of our 21st century love for digital.

They go with us everywhere — even the car. Too many drivers are tied to these devices and cannot put them away, even when they get behind the wheel.

Sadly, the statistics prove the danger involved with this. In the state of Texas alone, there were almost 500 motor vehicle fatalities that occurred in 2015 because of a distracted driver carelessly taking selfies or texting while driving behind the wheel.

Such unnecessary distracted driving actions have devastated the lives of so many people in the Arlington community and across the state of Texas.

At Green Law Texas, we have offered our assistance. We can help you.

The Law Firm That Hits Back

Our team understands that the situation can't be undone, but there are legal options our lawyers can pursue to help you get back on your feet. Whether you need help paying for expensive medical bills or obtaining money to cover lost wages, we will fight to get the damages you need and deserve.

If you've been hit by a distracted driver, we are the firm that hits back.

Contact Us Today: 817-522-3605

Call our office today to schedule a free consultation with one of our attorneys. You deserve to be compensated for what you have lost.

We offer flexible appointments and can arrange to meet at a location of your choice.

18-wheeler Accidents

The Need For A Skillful Attorney To Handle Your Arlington Truck Accident Claim

The Continued Rise In Texas 18-Wheeler Accidents

Ask any driver and they will likely agree that Texas highways and roads have many more semis and 18-wheeler commercial trucks these days than in years past. Why? The discovery of oil has produced fracking production and increased the need for commercial vehicles to haul materials, equipment and water.

Sadly, this has led to a rise in truck accidents. Over the past decade, Texas has seen a dramatic rise in semi-trucks, 18-wheelers, tractor-trailers and garbage trucks on highways all across the state.

In 2009, roughly 350 commercial vehicle accidents occurred on Texas roadways. By 2013, that number increased by 51 percent, rising to just over 530 incidents.

And its likely individuals in these accidents are suffering much more catastrophic injuries simply because of the size of a commercial vehicle and the damage it can do.

Choosing Green Law Texas

Attorney Loren Green has over a decade of experience handling these types of claims for individuals located in Arlington, Texas, and the surrounding areas. We know the drastic effects of a trucking accident and have helped those who have suffered traumatic brain injuries, amputations, neck injuries, and more recover compensation for accidents sustained in a trucking accident.

Wrongful Death Lawsuits

Due to the damage these vehicles can and do cause, many people have also lost their lives. Fortunately, the state of Texas allows a surviving relative to bring a wrongful death lawsuit if the "wrongful act, neglect, carelessness, unskillfulness, or default" of a driver causes the death of another.

The qualified relative can obtain monetary damages for themselves and for the estate of the deceased. If you've lost a loved one in an 18-wheeler accident, let our attorneys help.

Drunk Driving Accidents

Helping Arlington Recover For Drunk Driving Auto Accidents

In 2015, data provided by the Texas Department of Transportation shows that almost 1,000 individuals killed in auto accidents across the state lost their lives because of a drunk driver. Despite the strict BAC limits for those who get behind the wheel of a vehicle after drinking, this number is astonishing.

Fortunately, individuals who have been injured in any type of car accident — as well as family members who have lost loved ones in any type of motor vehicle accident — can seek legal recourse for the careless actions of others.

At Green Law Texas, we can help.

Offering Our Voice

Our staff and attorneys all live and work in Arlington and care deeply about helping our clients. They are our family, our friends and a part of our community.

We have more than a decade of experience. Whether you need aggressive representation or a skillful negotiator, we can help you obtain the maximum compensation available under the law.

Whether it's lost wages or medical bills, let us be your voice and your advocate.

Contingency Fees

We take cases on a contingency basis. This means that we do not charge for any fees unless we recover monetary compensation for you.

Contact Our Office Today At 817-522-3605. No-Cost Consultations.

If you've been injured in a drunk driving accident involving a car, bus, truck or motorcycle, set up an appointment with one of our lawyers.

We offer flexible appointments and can arrange to meet you at your home or in the hospital.

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Fatal Auto Accidents

Handling Catastrophic Injuries And Wrongful Death Lawsuits For Arlington

According to the most recent data provided by the Texas Department of Transportation, there "were no deathless days on Texas roadways in 2015." The rise in speed limits, distracted driving and fatigued drivers have all contributed to this alarming statistic.

Life will never be the same for individuals who have lost loved ones in a bus, truck or other motor vehicle accident in Texas, but recourse is available.

Whether loved ones take comfort in retaliating against a careless driver or need financial support to pay for burial expenses, lost earning capacity of the deceased or another reason, Green Law Texas can help.

What Is A Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

In Texas, a surviving spouse, child or parent of an individual who died as a result of another party's "wrongful act, neglect, carelessness, unskillfulness, or default" can file a lawsuit to recoup certain damages.

Loved ones can obtain compensation for:

  • The deceased's lost earning capacity, including pensions or lost inheritance
  • Loss of love, companionship, care and support provided by the deceased
  • Mental pain and suffering

Helping You

At Green Law Texas, our attorneys have helped people with a wide range of auto accident cases, including wrongful death lawsuits. Our team lives and works in Arlington and takes pride in helping our community with legal matters.

If you have lost a loved one in a tragic car, bus, truck or bicycle accident, schedule an appointment to talk about your case. We can sit down with you and discuss the process and the potential damages available for you and your individual situation.

Contact Attorney Loren Green

Call 817-522-3605 today. We offer free consults and, if you cannot come to us, we will come to you.

Motorcycle Accidents

Helping Individuals And Families Obtain Compensation For Motorcycle Injuries And Deaths

According to the most recent information provided by the Insurance Information Institute from 2014, motorcyclists were five times more likely to be injured and 27 times more likely to be killed in an auto accident than a driver or passenger in a motor vehicle.

This comes as no surprise; motorcyclists do not have a protective shield like cars, SUVs and trucks. Injuries and deaths from head trauma and spinal cord damage are common.

At Green Law Texas, our Arlington, Texas, attorneys are here to help injured parties and their families with the legal process.

Compensation For Motorcycle Accident Injuries

If you or a loved one was injured in a motorcycle accident, there are legal options available to help you recover many different types of compensation. Depending on the circumstances, you could recover:

  • Medical expenses, including ambulance services, doctor visits and rehabilitation involved with your accident
  • Lost wages due to your inability to return to work because of your injury
  • Pain and suffering because of your loss of quality of life due to your accident
  • Property damage to pay for collision repair, towing and related expenses

Compensation For Motorcycle Accident Deaths

If you have lost a spouse, child or parent in a motorcycle accident, there are damages available in a wrongful death lawsuit and include:

  • Lost earning capacity, including pensions or lost inheritance of the deceased
  • Loss of support, including love, companionship and care provided by the deceased
  • Pain and suffering for mental and emotional anguish as a result of the incident

Guidance For Individual Situations

Contact our team to find out what types of compensation could be available for your particular situation. We can schedule a free consult to discuss our credentials, similar cases we've handled in the past, how the process works — whatever you wish.

We tailor our approach to what is in your best interests. Call 817-522-3605 today. Flexible appointments.

Bicycle Accidents

Why You Need An Experienced Attorney For Your Bicycle Accident Claim

According to up-to-date data from the Texas Department of Transportation, over 50 bicycle or pedal cyclist fatalities occurred in 2015, up 2 percent from the year before. We are approaching 2017 and, although the data isn't available, that number is likely higher.

This is no surprise, given more and more bikers are taking to the streets amid the green movement. Unfortunately, more bicyclists on the roads mean a higher likelihood of being involved in a collision with a motor vehicle, particularly amid today's distracted driving epidemic.

However, bikers who have suffered spinal cord injuries, broken bones or other types of injuries can turn to the legal process for recourse, but the process involved is complex and often involves pitfalls.

The Pitfalls Of A Bicycle Injury Claim

  • Denying fault: Drivers often dispute their fault in these types of accidents, and their insurance carriers often challenge the amount of compensation parties are entitled to receive.
  • Comparative negligence: This theory is also a component involved. In Texas, injured bikers must prove that the driver of the motor vehicle was negligent. If the injured party contributed a percentage to his or her injury, the reward will be reduced in accordance. If the injured party's percentage of fault was at least 51 percent, he or she is barred from filing a claim.
  • Statute of limitations: There's also a strict statute of limitations period, the small window of time bikers are allowed to file a claim. If this time has passed, bicyclists are barred from seeking compensation.

Overcoming such obstacles can be done — with the help of an experienced attorney.

Hit By A Car? We Are The Law Firm That Hits Back.

At Green Law Texas, we have over a decade of experience handling these types of claims for Arlington, Texas. We have a thorough understanding of the law, the procedures, the parties involved and what it takes to win a case.

We are professional but aggressive when appropriate.

Common Cases We Handle

From texting behind the wheel to running stop signs to reckless disregard for yield signs or bike lanes, we have helped individuals injured in many types of situations recover maximum compensation under the law.

Contact Our Team To Set Up An Appointment

We invite you to call our office at 817-522-3605 to set up an appointment to discuss your injury and legal options available for your situation.

Free consults. Evening and weekend appointments. Home visits available.

Wrongful Death Accidents

What Is Wrongful Death In Texas?

In Texas, a "wrongful death" is the death of a person caused by the "negligent, reckless, intentional or criminal" actions of another person, government body, or business or other entity.

Wrongful death cases are similar to personal injury claims, but the marked difference between the two is that with a wrongful death claim, the individual who suffered the injury is no longer able to bring his or her claim to court.

Who May File A Wrongful Death Claim In Texas?

A wrongful death case must be brought by a qualified relative or executor of the decedent's estate.

When it comes to the wrongful death of a child, Texas law stipulates different avenues through which parents or family members may receive the compensation they deserve.

  • The child's parents may seek recovery if the deceased did not have a spouse or children.
  • If separated or divorced, the parents of the child will share the ability to recover damages from the loss of their child.
  • If either parent is deceased, the surviving parent has exclusive rights to recovery.

Texas law allows two types of recoverable damages for wrongful death claims.

Types Of Recovery Available: Tangible And Intangible Damages

The first is the "full value of the life of the deceased." This type of recovery includes both tangible financial values and intangible values of the deceased child's life such as:

  • Loss of future wages and benefits as to what the child could have made had he or she survived
  • Loss of companionship and any intangible benefits the deceased child brought to loved ones

A jury may elect to award these damages depending on the age of the child and to what degree his or her future earnings can be shown.

Additional Recovery Available: The Deceased's Financial Losses

The second is specifically for financial losses as a direct result of the child's death, such as medical expenses and funeral costs. Damages that can be recovered in this type of claim include:

  • Medical expenses related to the individual's last illness or injury
  • Funeral and burial costs
  • Conscious pain and suffering endured by the individual before death

Time Limits On Texas Wrongful Death Claims

There is a strict two-year time frame in which to file and recover for wrongful death cases in Texas. However, there are cases in which this time may be paused or elongated, such as pending criminal cases relating to the incident or if the deceased's estate is not probated.

Contact Our Office – But Do Not Wait Too Long

If you have any questions concerning the wrongful death of a child, do not hesitate to contact Green Law Texas in Arlington at 817-522-3605. We will fight hard to recover the damages you and your family so desperately deserve.

But don't wait too long. The right to bring a claim disappears after the two-year limitations period has passed.

Answers To Common Car Accident Questions

Countless people will be involved in a serious car accident at some point in their lives, but many have no idea what to do when it happens.

Here are answers to common questions many individuals have found helpful:

How Do I Pay For My Car Accident Lawyer?

At Green Law Texas, we charge no fee and do not get paid unless we obtain a recovery for you. You can call us today at 817-522-3605 to schedule a free consultation and learn more.

What Will My Lawyer Do For Me?

At Green Law Texas, the individual working on your case will deal with many legal matters on your behalf, including:

  • The investigation of your car accident
  • Witness interviews
  • Expert consultations
  • Consultations with your treating physicians
  • Depositions
  • Trial-related procedures

Should I Settle My Car Accident Case In Arlington On My Own?

If the other driver was clearly at fault and you suffered significant injuries, a settlement from the insurance company is probable. Without an attorney, however, you will likely not receive maximum compensation under the law.

Insurance companies aim to maximize profits by minimizing payouts to victims. They are not your advocate. Only an experienced attorney can help get you the money you deserve following your car accident.

Remember: You only get one opportunity to obtain fair and just compensation for your injuries. There are no take-backs or "do-overs" with regard to any settlement offers.

How Is The Value Of My Auto Accident Claim Determined?

Attorney Loren Green can help you understand the potential value of your claim. Typically, compensation is based on your:

  • Past and future medical expenses
  • Lost earnings or wages
  • Pain and suffering incurred in the car accident
  • Emotional distress
  • Loss of consortium with your spouse

How Can I Find Out How Much Insurance Coverage Is Available In My Case?

At Green Law Texas, our attorneys will conduct an exhaustive search to determine your insurance coverage to help you obtain compensation for critical injuries and pain and suffering.

What Can I Personally Do To Help My Case?

There are three main actions you can take after your car accident that will help your attorney and may dramatically improve the outcome of your case:

1. Seek Medical Attention
Seeking medical attention after your auto accident is crucial — even if you don't feel any pain or don't think you were injured. Shock often prevents the human body from feeling real pain at first. Further, many injures also do not appear until days after an accident.

Getting treatment will help rule out serious injuries but will also strengthen your personal injury claim. Holding off on medical attention makes it harder to connect the injuries to your auto accident.

2. Take Pictures Of Your Injures
Take a selfie or ask a family member or a friend to take pictures of all of your injures after your accident. Photographic evidence is extremely valuable in a personal injury case and can be useful if an insurance company impedes your ability to recover the compensation you deserve. It is also helpful if you decide to hire a personal injury attorney.

3. Take Notes, Keep Documentation
It's important to keep notes regarding correspondence with doctors, chiropractors, physical therapists and any other medical professional you see for your injuries. This includes phone calls, emails and office visits.

It's also important to keep receipts for all medical bills, including prescribed medications and assistive devices, during your treatment. A record of all of these will strengthen your case.

What Are Insurance Policy Limits And Why Are They Important?

When you purchase auto insurance, your contract (known as your policy) stipulates how much money the insurance company will pay out for certain claims. Depending on your situation, your medical bills may exceed your policy limitations.

My Auto Insurance Company Says My Policy Does Not Cover My Auto Accident Injuries. Why Not?

To shield you and your family from personal responsibility, the state of Texas requires drivers to purchase auto insurance policies that carry liability coverage for injuries THEY cause to OTHER people or other people's property. This type of liability does NOT pay for your injuries.

Some drivers opt to purchase uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage, which pays for their injuries if the at-fault driver does not have any or enough insurance coverage, but this is not mandated. This may not have been included in your policy.

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I Was Recently In An Auto Accident, But Can't Retrieve My Personal Items Left In The Vehicle. Why Not?

Occasionally, law enforcement officers will place a hold on a vehicle and prevent anyone from accessing the car so that it can be inspected and photographed and remain undisturbed by outside factors.

How Do I Know If My Car Is Safe Enough To Hold Up In An Accident?

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is a great place to obtain information regarding a specific vehicle's safety standards and ratings.

If you have additional questions, please reach out to us at Green Law Texas. We can set up an appointment to talk further about your situation at our office in Arlington or at the hospital or your home.