Frisco Car Accident Lawyer

Getting into a car accident can be a very confusing situation. That single instant will trigger a series of events that can throw a person’s entire life into chaos. After seeking out medical care for any injuries, a person needs to consider whether or not they want to take legal action against the at-fault driver. All the while, they are missing time at work and their home lives are suffering.

The very people who are supposed to help, the insurance companies, often only make things worse. By flooding injured people with paperwork and denying liability in obvious situations, they can prey on unrepresented plaintiffs.

Our Frisco car accident lawyers are here to help. From day one, our injury lawyers handle every step of the claims process so that our clients can focus their energies on recovery.

Texas Traffic Laws

Most collisions on the road are the result of violations of driving safety rules. Because of this, they are pursued by a Frisco car crash lawyer under the legal theory of negligence. In short, negligence occurs when a person has a duty to protect another, but, through taking an action or failing to do so, causes harm to the protected person. There are five parts, or elements, of a successful negligence claim:

  1. Duty – Duty is created when a person takes an action that requires them to care for other people. All drivers of all vehicles assume a duty to protect other drivers, pedestrians, and passengers. Therefore, this element is always met in a car accident case.
  2. Breach – When the person with the duty acts in a way that causes harm, the duty is said to be breached. This can be by violating a rule of the road, or simply by driving in a careless manner. Examples can include running a stop sign or texting while driving. If the police make a note on their report that one driver was committing one of these actions, the likelihood they will be considered at-fault increases.
  3. Causation – Any injuries claimed by the plaintiff must be attributable to the breach of the duty of care. Any preexisting conditions will not be part of the case, but any worsening caused by the wreck may be recoverable.
  4. Scope – The injuries suffered or injuries of a similar kind must have been foreseeable from the facts of the case.
  5. Damages – Lastly, the plaintiff must have suffered a physical injury from the accident. Without damages, there is not a claim that a Frisco car accident attorney can make, regardless of how negligent the at fault driver was.

Potential claimants should also be aware that there is a time limit to file a lawsuit. Under Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code 16.003, any lawsuit alleging personal injury must be filed no more than two years from the date of the incident.   In certain situations, the time limit to file a lawsuit may even be less than two years.

As soon as this time passes, the case cannot be heard by the court. Known as the statute of limitations, this is a common reason for a person’s claim to be denied.

How Our Frisco Car Accident Attorneys Can Help You

People who are injured in car accidents should be focusing their energy on making a full recovery. Sadly, the claims process and overall stress of the experience make this difficult.

Many unrepresented plaintiffs are pressured into signing quick settlements for low sums or are convinced by the insurance company the accident was their fault.

Our firm’s Frisco car accident lawyers fight to protect our clients from aggressive insurance companies and to pursue their claims for their fair value.

By forming comprehensive demand packages backed by the evidence and the law, many cases settle without needing to go to trial. Contact our attorneys today to see how we can help you get the fair compensation you deserve.

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The McCraw Law Group
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nicole haynes
nicole haynes
05:42 16 Mar 20
I seeked the McCraw law group after a bad experience. As lawyers would do they lied to get the case. After my car was... totaled with my kids inside.my car sat in the pound for a month and a half until I took matters into my own hands. I also was told by Vanessa she had too much work to focus on my case. After we waited to move on the adjusters beat I took matters in my own hands. I was told a certain amount by her supervisor but received less but they received the 10k as in the contact plus’s 300.Also in the process we lost our pip after the settlement was received and they declined to commit to pursue my out of state insurance. I would say run !!!!!! Don’t think twice! They’re horrible! I was asked to handle the hospital bills with care! They’re very nice! You need lawyers to handle your case like you wouldn’t. In my case I handled them. I didn’t receive my complete compensation after my children and I suffered so much hardship and pain. They didn’t care. Horrible beside manors but was extremely nice to the adjusters. RUN!!!!read more
Mary Thompson
Mary Thompson
20:51 25 Feb 20
From the very first meeting with the McCraw Law Group we were treated with respect and care. They were so helpful is... trying to speed things up. We all know that when you have a lawsuit against some one there will be problems. This group of lawyers were very attentive and knew how to get what we needed. I will call them again if anything comes up that I need a lawyer.read more
Michael Taylor
Michael Taylor
19:46 12 Feb 20
McCraw Law Group is an exceptional firm and I could not ask for more than what I received with their services. All of... their staff, from the clerks to the attorneys, were extremely helpful and caring and constantly asked me if I needed anything or if I had any questions or concerns. If you need to have someone on your side and trust them to have your best interests in mind, I would place that trust in The McCraw Law Group.Would I recommend them to my friends and family? I would without a doubt.Would I like to have them on the other side of a courtroom and going against them? Absolutely Not.To the staff that handled my case, I greatly appreciate all of your work and the result speaks for itself. Thank you!read more
Justin Hansen
Justin Hansen
12:29 07 Feb 20
The staff at the McCraw law group are second to none. They are intelligent and hard working people that will do their... best to make sure you are set to recover physically, emotionally, and financially from any injury. Thank you so much!!read more
Zane Allen
Zane Allen
04:39 18 Dec 19
I was in an accident in March and had injuries resulting from the crash. Obviously my first call was to a doctor to get... checked out but was told I was going to need physical therapy. My second call was to the McCraw Law Group. They took care of all of the grunt work so that all I had to focus on was getting better. They were very communicative about the process, and better yet, they were incredibly responsive to any emails, calls, and questions. I was very appreciative and thankful for all of their hard work. They are a great group of people to work with when you’re needing the help.read more
Elisa Dean
Elisa Dean
15:38 16 Dec 19
I recommend The Mccraw Law Group to anyone who is hurt in an accident.My experience has been wonderful. They do the... best they can to get the most from the insurance company. My communications have been with Vanessa, Suzanne and Jason.Jason is very special to me. He understood my needs and was very caring and the sweetest attorney I have ever met. He was honest and did everything he could to bring my case to a conclusion.Vanessa and Suzanne are very sweet and are there to help every step of the way.read more
Fernando Salas
Fernando Salas
19:07 10 Dec 19
First time needing a lawyer. Everything went extremely smooth and quick. Mr. McCraw went to my house after my car wreck... and I knew at that point that I was in good hands. Everyone who works there are so nice and will answer any questions or concerns you have. Thank you guys for all of your help.read more
Adelyn Braswell
Adelyn Braswell
17:02 10 Dec 19
When me and my family recently got hit by a drunk driver. They helped us with everything we needed. We had so many... questions and didn’t hesitate to answer. It was our first time with any lawyer so they made everything so easy for us, and got it all done so quick. They did everything in their power to get us all the money we deserved. They were all so friendly and I would recommend them to anyone.read more
Courtney Brooks
Courtney Brooks
16:12 12 Sep 19
I had a wonderful experience from beginning to end with the McCraw Law Group. My case was accepted and I was kept up to... date on how it was proceeding, and when it came to a settlement, we got more than expected. Everyone was very kind, the court proceedings went smoothly and I was extremely satisfied. I will definitely use them again if anything else arises.read more
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