James S. Bettersworth, Attorney


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James S. Bettersworth

Attorney James S. Bettersworth | The Bettersworth Law Firm | New Braunfels TX

Accident & Injury, Personal Injury, Car Accident, Divorce & Family Law, Litigation

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Attorney James S. Bettersworth was raised in Texas. He received his undergraduate degree from Texas Lutheran University. He later went on to obtain his Juris Doctorate from St. Mary’s Law School in 1997, a feat he was able to accomplish in just two-and-a-half years.

Upon graduating from St. Mary’s, he became license on June 4th, 1998. Since then, he has successfully represented clients in legal matters that pertain to a very wide range of laws. Some of these include, but are not limited to:

Personal Injury
Car Wrecks
Truck Accidents
Wrongful Death
Nursing Home Abuse
Premises Liability
Defective Products
Medical Malpractice
In addition to being licensed to practice in the state of Texas, Mr. Bettersworth is also licensed to practice in the Federal Courts of the Western District of Texas. He also holds a license that allows him to practice in the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, located in New Orleans and has had the distinct honor of arguing before a judicial panel for the court.

Mr. Bettersworth is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum as well as the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, for his successes as a personal injury lawyer. He maintains a Superb rating on the Avvo legal directory. He is also a member of the Texas Bar Association and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association. In May 2015, Mr. Bettersworth was elected as the New Braunfels Independent School District Board of Trustees.

Mr. Bettersworth is well known throughout the legal community for his aggressive and straightforward approach. He relentlessly concentrates his efforts on achieving the best result for his clients in a timely manner. Mr. Bettersworth works with all types of clients to help resolve legal matters pertaining to work-related injuries, construction accidents, and other personal injury matters.
Position Organization Location Duration
PresidentLaw Office of James BettersworthNew Braunfels, Texas1998-Present
School Degree Major Graduation
Texas Lutheran UniversityB.S.1995
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Texas1997
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2011-Present
    Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2011-Present
    San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association, 2010-Present
  • In addition to being licensed to practice in the state of Texas, Mr. Bettersworth is also licensed to practice in the Federal Courts of the Western District of Texas.  He also holds a license that allows him to practice in the 5th Circuit Court of appeals, located in New Orleans and has had the distinct honor of arguing before a judicial panel for the court.  He is also a member of the Texas Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association for the Western District of Texas and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association.
  • Medical Mal-Practice Award/Settlement: $3,400,000.00 - Pregnant mother of two went in for a cesarean section delivery. Following the delivery, mother suffered significant blood loss that went untreated. As a result, the mother coded and suffered a severe brain injury. Award/Settlement: $220,000.00 – The Plaintiff’s eye in this case was injured while undergoing surgery. The injury caused her to lose a portion of her vision and undergo corrective surgery. Auto Injury Award/Settlement: $525,000 - The Plaintiff in this case was struck from behind by an eighteen wheeler. As a result of the collision, he suffered injuries to his back and hip which required surgical intervention. Award/Settlement: $300,000.00 - The Plaintiff in this case was struck by a commercial vehicle causing severe internal injuries. Surgical intervention was required. Award/Settlement: $120,000.00 – The Plaintiff in this case was struck while at a stop sign and sustained severe injuries to his back. Surgical intervention was required. Policy limits were secured. Award/Settlement: $86,500.00 – The Plaintiff in this case was struck from behind while sitting at a stop light. While the injuries did not require surgical intervention, physical therapy and additional treatment was required. Award/Settlement: $75,000.00 – The Plaintiff in this case was struck in an intersection and taken to the hospital. Her injuries were severe, but no surgical intervention was required. Dog Bite Award/Settlement: Confidential – The Plaintiff in this case was walking his dog in his neighborhood. A dog attacked him and caused severe injuries. The case settled for a significant amount. The settlement documents require that the amount remain confidential. Bad Faith/Deceptive Trade Award/Settlement: $123,947.04 – The Plaintiff in this case sued his builder for deceptive trade practices alleging that numerous misrepresentations were made regarding the builder’s ability and qualifications. Award/Settlement: $74,000.00 - The Plaintiff in this case was denied insurance benefits despite having properly secured a policy. Breach of Contract/Collections/Fraud Award/Settlement: $320,779.02 – The Plaintiff in this case sued a competing company for tortuous interference with a contract. Award/Settlement: $207,350.12 – The Plaintiff in this case sued for breach of contract. The Defendant failed to timely pay money owed in accordance with the terms of a promissory note. Award/Settlement: $51,950.89 – The Plaintiff in this case sued for breach of contract and tortuous interference with a contractual relationship. An employee of the Plaintiff company went to work for another competitor and in the process of leaving, took several files that belonged to the Plaintiff. Award/Settlement: $47,247.40 - The Plaintiff in this case sued a company that incorrectly installed a room addition. Award/Settlement: $42,006.02 – The Plaintiff in this case was a subcontractor on a job. The general contractor failed to pay for labor and materials provided.

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(1997) Licensed as Attorney in Texas. Verified with State Bar of Texas.January 24, 2011

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Texas personal injury lawyer James S. Bettersworth assists clients with cases involving car wrecks, truck accidents, wrongful death, and nursing home abuse.

Fee: Free initial consultation. All injury cases are based on a contingency basis.

Service Type: Private

Language: English

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New Braunfels, TX 78130
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