Getting Help from a Personal Injury Lawyer in Texas

Injuries due to someone else’s negligence happen often and in all kinds of settings—at home, at work, during recreation, and just getting from place to place.   For minor accidents, you likely will not need the services of Texas personal injury attorneys.  For more serious injuries that result in long-term or permanent suffering, you may want to discuss your circumstances with an attorney. Take advantage of the free consultations offered by some Texas injury law firms.

Types of Texas Personal Injury Cases

Any time death occurs as a result of something someone else did, you should contact a Texas personal injury attorney. Short of death, here are some types of accident and personal injury scenarios that are common in Texas injury lawsuits.

Injury from Motor Vehicle Accidents

  • Traumatic brain injury or other serious head injury
  • Serious spinal cord injury resulting in paralysis or dysfunction
  • Severe cervical sprain (whiplash) that causes chronic pain
  • Life-threatening internal injuries or broken ribs
  • Amputation or medical removal of a body limb
  • Burns requiring skin grafting, surgery or long-term recovery
  • Fractures that require traction or multiple surgeries


Injury from Medical or Hospital Malpractice

  • Medical error:
    • Punctured or damaged organs
    • Surgeon leaves something inappropriate inside a body
    • Operation on wrong body part/wrong procedure is performed
    • Procedure is performed incorrectly
    • Infection due to unsterile instruments
    • Inappropriate follow-up care after surgery
    • Wrong emergency surgical decision
    • Too much anesthesia is given
    • Doctors transplant an organ of the wrong blood type
    • Unnecessary surgery
  • Wrong medication or dosage prescribed
  • Substandard care
  • Lack of informed consent
  • Breach of confidentiality


Work-related Injury or Condition

  • Slips, trips and falls, especially from ten feet or more
  • Loss of eyesight or hearing
  • Chronic disease or condition caused by work environment
  • Workplace violence
  • Dangerous or defective equipment


Other Injury or Accident

  • Bicycle accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Domestic abuse
  • Murder
  • Dog bites
  • Defective over-the-counter medication, toys or other products


Seek an Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer

The Law Firm of Patrick Short is available to help you now.  We offer free initial consultations, flexible appointment hours, and legal services in Spanish.  We take most personal injury and wrongful death cases on a contingency fee basis and offer flexible payment arrangements in criminal defense matters.  Call us today at 1-800-759-1484.

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