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THE ANATOMY OF A CAR ACCIDENT CASE IN HOUSTON, TX

by Darren A. Miller on Apr. 14, 2018

 General Practice 

Summary: We are Houston car accident attorneys and we can help you get the settlement you deserve. At D. Miller Law, our attorneys fight the insurance company for YOU, we have decades of experience in personal injury cases and we can help you get results.

We are Houston car accident attorneys and we can help you get the settlement you deserve. At D. Miller Law, our attorneys fight the insurance company for YOU, we have decades of experience in personal injury cases and we can help you get results.

In 2013, according to the Texas Department of Transportation almost 3,000 people died because of vehicular accidents. In these same accidents over 200,000 people suffered personal injury. The estimated economic loss as a result of these auto accidents is $25,700,000,000.

Based on reportable crashes in 2013:

  • 1 person was killed every 2 hours 36 minutes
  • 1 person was injured every 2 minutes 16 seconds
  • 1 reportable crash occurred every 71 seconds
  • The leading cause of death from age 4 through 33 is an automobile accident.
  • In almost 90% of traffic fatalities, vehicle occupants were the auto accident victims. 13 % of fatalities in auto accidents were pedestrians, bicyclists and other non-occupants.

In 2010, over 1.075 people were killed as a result of auto accidents in which the driver was under the influence of alcohol. This means that 35.6% of those killed in auto accidents lost their lives as a result of drunk driving.


We can help you with your insurance claim and any legal issues as needed. We will handle your case aggressively, and you pay absolutely nothing unless we reach a successful settlement or verdict. Finding the right accident lawyer is the most important step to getting the right compensation.

ANATOMY OF YOUR CAR ACCIDENT CASE

After your accident it is important that you contact us as soon as possible. You will have an initial consultation with a member of our legal team in order to obtain relevant information. The team member will ask you to identify target defendant(s) and verify insurance coverage. Next, they will prepare notice letters to be sent to target defendant(s) and their insurance company; initiate further investigation; and identify property damage issues.

If needed, you will begin medical treatment while case manager diligently obtains medical and loss of earnings data.

A D. Miller Law Case Manager obtains relevant information concerning insurance policy limits; reviews the auto accident investigation results and gets status report on medical care and further diagnostics needed, if any.

Once medical treatment has been concluded, your case manager gathers all medical reports, billing records and narrative reports from attending physician(s) in order to ascertain amount of demand that should be made to the insurance company.

Your Managing Attorney then will meet with you to discuss amount of demand to be made to insurance company. The attorney team will then meet and prepare demand letter for transmission to insurance company.

The insurance company is given two weeks to respond to initial demand. Your Managing Attorney will begin negotiation process in effort to have case settled quickly but with a goal of maximizing recovery for client.

If you do not agree to the settlement offer from the insurance company, the case is presented to the Litigation Review Committee. A Litigating Attorney at D. Miller Law reviews the file and meets with the Case Manager and Managing Attorney to discuss litigation strategy, if necessary. When no resolution/settlement is forthcoming, then Client and Managing Attorney meet to discuss possible pending litigation.

If you have suffered injury or property damage because of a vehicular accident, please let us know the details of your case by calling or contacting us as soon as possible. The first step is to call us or use the convenient form on this page and a member of our team will contact you to begin your case.

Do not delay if you have been involved in an accident. There may be a time limit to file your claim and you do not need to face the insurance adjusters alone. Let our experienced team work for your behalf.

If you have questions on your own, unique situation, fill out the form below or call us directly at (713) 850-8600 and talk to our personal injury attorneys in Houston for free. We will answer your questions and give you the guidance you need.

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