Austin Car Accident Lawyer

June 13, 2023 | Attorney, Matthew Dolman

An Austin car accident can derail your plans for the day and significantly impact your life in its aftermath. If you suffer injuries and damage to your vehicle, you are looking at costly losses and consequences.

As a car accident victim, you will need a lawyer to fight for the compensation you deserve from the at-fault party and their insurance company. Reach out to a Austin car accident lawyer.

When you are a car accident victim in Austin, whether on your daily commute to work in surrounding areas along I-35 or during a fun weekend getaway to Downtown Austin for an event or festival, your rights are the same. Contact us at the Dolman Law Group Accident Injury Lawyers, PA, to speak with a team member about your options under the law.

Why Choose Dolman Law Group Accident Injury Lawyers, PA, After an Austin Motor Vehicle Accident?

Our team of car accident attorneys and staff at Dolman Law Group Accident Injury Lawyers, PA, represents victims of car accidents nationwide and within Austin. We understand the battle most car accident victims must fight as they seek compensation for the losses and damage incurred following a car crash caused by another party.

Our team works hard to help our clients pursue the best possible outcome and maximum compensation after an Austin car accident. We understand the difficult position the car accident placed you in following bills and worries pile up without the money to meet these overwhelming and unexpected expenses.

We want to help you through the insurance claims process and take any legal action that recovering compensation for your car accident requires. We offer a free consultation with a team member to discuss your case and whether we can help you seek compensation.

We serve clients nationwide at Dolman Law Group Accident Injury Lawyers, PA, including our Texas offices. We can accommodate your needs by seeing you in the hospital or through virtual meetings.

Successful Results for Our Car Accident Clients

At Dolman Law Group Accident Injury Lawyers, PA, we have guided many of our clients to positive outcomes for their injury claims.

Car accident cases where we represented our clients and reached a successful result include:

  • $5,000,000 for a car accident victim suffering burn injuries
  • $1,875,000 for a victim of a car accident where there was a dispute as to who was liable
  • $1,580,000 for a car accident victim suffering spinal cord injuries

How Much Compensation Can a Victim Get in an Austin Car Accident Claim?

As you receive medical bills for your injury care and quotes for vehicle damage, you will realize the extensive financial repercussions an Austin car accident can have on your life.

Depending on how severe your injuries are and whether they cause disability and impairment that affects your ability to work, you may also encounter additional burdens and stress revolving around your income and inability to meet the expenses of your day-to-day life. The compensation available to victims of car accidents provides an opportunity to meet these unexpected financial burdens and compensate you for the detrimental impacts of the accident and your injuries on your life.

Determining car accident claim compensation can involve a tedious process of valuing your current and future losses. A member of our car accident team can do that and calculate the maximum possible damages in your case.

Damages in an Austin car accident case may include:

  • Medical expenses
  • Income losses
  • Possible future medical expenses or impact on income
  • Physical, emotional, and mental pain and suffering
  • Property damage

Car Accident Statistics of Austin, TX

Austin is a popular destination for many each year; it attracts residents from the surrounding areas and brings visitors from far and wide to the city's many festivals, attractions, businesses, and events.

The constant traffic flow in and out of the area can increase the risk of motor vehicle accidents along any road. However, major roadways such as I-35, U.S. 183, or U.S. 290 can experience more frequent collisions between motor vehicles. About 12,000 cars crash in the Austin area every year. Over 6,000 crashes injure victims, and 110 die annually in Austin motor vehicle accidents.

Most Common Car Accidents That Occur in Austin

The term car accident can mislead you because often, car crashes are not accidents. The negligence of another driver or party ultimately leads to a motor vehicle accident and the subsequent injuries and damages of the victims involved.

Traveling through Austin, you will often encounter drivers that endanger others. If a driver's actions or inaction lead to or contribute to a car accident, we can hold them liable for your damages.

To prove you deserve damages through an Austin car accident insurance claim or lawsuit, you must show how another party's actions led to and caused your damages.

Driver actions that may arise from negligence in a crash include:

  • Drunk driving
  • Distracted driving
  • Reckless driving
  • Speeding
  • Road rage
  • Not following traffic signals
  • Failure to adjust to dangerous road or weather conditions

What Car Accident Injuries Can a Victim Sustain?

Car accidents are jolting, forceful and can happen in seconds—not all crash victims can see it coming or brace for the impact.

Car accident injuries can range widely, and victims may sustain multiple injuries simultaneously.

Regardless of the severity of the injury, any injury warrants a visit to the nearest emergency room for evaluation and treatment.

The type of car accident injury, the length of recovery, and its effects on your daily life and work can influence your medical care.

When you hire a car accident attorney at Dolman Law Group Accident Injury Lawyers, PA, we can gather the evidence to prove your injuries and explain the longstanding impacts the injuries may cause as we prepare and build your claim.

Typical Austin car accident injuries can include:

  • Head, face, or neck injuries, including traumatic brain injury
  • Injuries to the back or spine; spinal cord injuries
  • Cuts, nicks, or severe lacerations
  • Soft tissue injuries to ligaments, tendons, muscles
  • Broken bones or fractures
  • Dislocations
  • Internal bleeding or injuries
  • Burns

How to Deal With an Insurance Company Following an Austin Crash?

Insurance claims are how most car accident compensation cases resolve. Most victims are able, through guidance and proper legal representation, to reach a positive outcome through settlement negotiations of an insurance claim. However, dealing with an insurance company without a lawyer can lead to many challenges on your part that may result in an unexpected result, such as a claim denial or a settlement offer that is not nearly enough.

Insurance companies make it difficult for victims to get the compensation they need because representatives work to protect the insurer's interests, and those interests do not align with paying maximum compensation on every claim.

But our lawyers will fearlessly take on even the biggest insurance companies. We have extensive experience and knowledge handling car accident claims at Dolman Law Group Accident Injury Lawyers, PA. We can pursue the best possible resolution for your claim.

How Can You Help Your Case After a Car Accident in Austin?

A proactive approach can benefit your case and put you in the best position possible as you prepare to meet with your attorney.

See Your Doctors for Ongoing Care

You likely received care and treatment at the ER following a car accident or shortly after. The injuries you sustained, however, may require ongoing treatment.

You should continue to see your medical team after an Austin car accident and do what you can to reach maximum recovery. As your claim continues, attend all prescribed medical appointments and therapy sessions.

Retrieve All Accessible Evidence

The plaintiff in a car accident claim has the burden to prove fault for their damages, their actual damages, and the extent of their injuries. You will need to gather as much evidence as possible to prove your claim.

Your car accident lawyer can sort your evidence, determine its relevance, and request specific evidence you cannot quickly obtain. However, as you prepare to meet with your lawyer, assemble all the evidence you can access. This may include medical records and bills, repair estimates and bills, treatment plans, witness testimony, photographs, and videos.

Create a Journal to Remember Details Relating to the Accident and Injuries

You might not think to journal after an Austin car crash, but it can help you as you progress through the claim.

As more time passes, you may forget details and information that can help your case.

Your journal can record what happened during the accident, its immediate aftermath, and your recovery. In your personal accident journal, you can include your perspective regarding your injuries and their impacts, communications with other parties involved, and any additional relevant information.

Call Us at Dolman Law Group Accident Injury Lawyers, PA

Matthew A. Dolman, Attorney
Matthew Dolman, Austin Car Accident Lawyer

Our team wants to hold the parties responsible for your injuries accountable. Our team understands the enormous pressure and stress you face as you figure out how to move forward after a car crash in Austin.

Contact us at Dolman Law Group Accident Injury Lawyers, PA, and speak to a member of our team for your free case consultation at 833-552-7274 (833-55-CRASH).

The Dolman Law Group works with local counsel in any jurisdiction outside Florida for the purpose of filing lawsuits in jurisdictions wherein we are not licensed. Thus, we will follow each State's ethical rules to ensure a local attorney is involved.


Matthew Dolman

Personal Injury Lawyer

This article was written and reviewed by Matthew Dolman. Matt has been a practicing civil trial, personal injury, products liability, and mass tort lawyer since 2004. He has successfully fought for more than 11,000 injured clients and acted as lead counsel in more than 1,000 lawsuits. Always on the cutting edge of personal injury law, Matt is actively engaged in complex legal matters, including Suboxone, AFFF, and Ozempic lawsuits.  Matt is a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum for resolving individual cases in excess of $1 million and $2 million, respectively. He has also been selected by his colleagues as a Florida Superlawyer and as a member of Florida’s Legal Elite on multiple occasions. Further, Matt has been quoted in the media numerous times and is a sought-after speaker on a variety of legal issues and topics.

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