When a taxicab driver does not uphold their duty of care and they cause an accident, the driver or their company can be held financially accountable for their actions. If you or a loved one was injured in an accident with a taxicab, a Corpus Christi taxicab accident lawyer could help you recover damages.
Our attorneys help injured victims seek compensation for their medical bills and other losses through personal injury claims and lawsuits. Our Dallas car accident lawyers provide free initial consultations so you can learn about your case and how our team can help you take the necessary steps to recover the money you need and deserve.
Recoverable Damages in a Corpus Christi Cab Collision
When our attorneys handle a taxicab crash case in Corpus Christi, we aim to get justice for our clients through financial compensation. The potential amount of this payout depends on the expenses and losses they endured because of the collision and injuries.
If you were hurt while riding in a taxicab or a cab driver hit your car, you may be entitled to financial recovery for:
- Your health care expenses, including medical bills and other related costs
- Lost income
- Pain and suffering
- Property damage expenses
- Reduced future earning capacity
- Impaired quality of life
Loncar Lyon Jenkins has been serving claimants throughout Texas since 1988. When you call in our team, you call in the Strong Arm to advocate for your legal rights. To learn more about your options in a free, no-risk case review, contact us today.
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We Work on a Contingency-Fee-Basis
Our team understands that you may have reservations about working with a personal injury lawyer right now. One of those reservations may be about cost. At Loncar Lyon Jenkins, we work on a contingency-fee-basis.
What this means for you is:
- We do not request upfront payment for our services
- You do not owe us our attorney’s fees if we do not recover compensation in your case
- We take payment for our services out of the insurance settlement or court award we recover for you
We understand that a taxicab accident can bring many financial stressors. At Loncar Lyon Jenkins, we want to make the financial recovery process as stress-free as possible. When you call us today, you can ask our team about our contingency-fee-based payment structure.
Types of Compensable Taxicab Accident Injuries
According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), in 2021, 19,448 people suffered serious injuries due to traffic accidents statewide. Right now, you may be wondering if your similar accident-related injuries are compensable.
Some types of injuries that you may have suffered as a result of your taxicab accident include:
- Broken bones
- Cuts and lacerations
- Internal bleeding
- Traumatic brain injury
- Torn ligaments
- Strains and sprains
You may have lost a loved one in a Corpus Christi taxicab accident. If so, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim or lawsuit on their behalf. Our attorneys handle these legal actions, too. Let us review your case and legal options with you for free today.
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Texas’s Motor Vehicle Accident Statute of Limitations
As you attend doctors’ appointments, spend time with your family, and address your post-accident challenges, time can go by quickly. Per Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code §16.003, you typically have two years to file a lawsuit. This timeline begins from the date of your collision. If you are interested in filing a wrongful death lawsuit, the two-year deadline still applies. However, this timeline begins from the date of your loved one’s passing. Exceptions could exist that alter the deadline for your case.
If you fail to file your lawsuit within the appropriate deadline, you risk:
- Having to pay for your collision-related damages out of pocket
- Not being able to hold the at-fault party accountable for their actions
- Having your case dismissed by the overseeing court
A Corpus Christi lawyer from our team can manage all of the deadlines associated with your case as long as they know about your case with enough time to do so. Call Loncar Lyon Jenkins to learn more.
How a Corpus Christi Taxicab Accident Lawyer Can Help You
Your lawyer’s ultimate goal is to help you recover compensation for your economic and non-economic damages. At Loncar Lyon Jenkins, we take the outcome of your personal injury case very seriously. In fact, we prepare each case for trial regardless of whether or not it makes it to court.
We can help you pursue financial recovery by:
Gathering Evidence to Support Your Case
Every successful car accident case is built on evidence. Your lawyer can manage the entire evidence collection process.
Some pieces of information that could help your case include:
- The police report
- Your medical treatment records
- Eyewitness testimony
- Statements from third-party field consultants, such as accident reconstruction specialists
- Photos of your injuries and vehicle damage
- Traffic camera footage
If you have any of these pieces of evidence on hand, you should consider sharing them with your legal team.
Negotiating a Settlement
We will first try to settle your case by negotiating with the liable party’s insurance company. We will start this process by first presenting the insurer with your demand letter. This document will outline the cost of your damages and the types of injuries you suffered. Hopefully, the insurance company will agree to our terms and offer fair compensation. However, if they do not, then we can file a lawsuit and represent you in court.
Having a lawyer negotiate with the insurance company on your behalf can help you in two ways. First, your lawyer can protect you against any bad-faith insurance practices that could threaten your right to financial recovery. Second, they can evaluate the cost of your expenses so that you know what counts as a fair settlement offer.
Filing a Taxicab Accident Lawsuit, if Necessary
You may need to file a lawsuit to secure a financial recovery for your damages. If so, your lawyer can manage the entirety of the litigation process.
- Identify the defendant (or defendants)
- Present decisive forms of evidence
- Argue your case before a judge and jury
- Present the cost of your losses
- Interview and cross-examine witnesses
- Manage your lawsuit’s paperwork
Again, you may have a limited time to file a taxicab accident lawsuit. You should consider calling Loncar Lyon Jenkins at your earliest convenience.
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Learn About Your Legal Options in a Free Case Review
Regardless of whether you were injured as a driver, passenger, bicyclist, or pedestrian, our team can help you navigate the financial recovery process. A Corpus Christi taxicab accident lawyer can help you recover compensation for your injury-related losses. We can investigate your case, prove negligence, and negotiate a fair settlement.
To talk about your case in a no-obligation case review, contact us today. Your initial consultation is performed at no cost to you.