I was recently involved in a car accident. How long do I have before I can pursue my legal options?

Generally speaking, if you wish to pursue legal action after being in a car accident, the sooner you consult with an experienced attorney, the better. If the accident resulted in you sustaining major injuries, or catastrophic life-altering injuries, you should know that you may have a case for fair and equitable compensation.

Time is of the essence in all car crashes. You can be sure the alleged at-fault party is going to have legal counsel of their own. In an event of an accident, insurance companies will be involved making it harder for you to obtain fair compensation for your injuries and damages.

In addition, Texas has a statute of limitations for people to file lawsuits. In Texas, you will have two years from the date of the injury to file most lawsuits. However, there are many situations when a notice letter or suit must be filed faster than two years from the date of the incident. Additionally, and more importantly, in every case you must act quickly to preserve your chances of obtaining fair compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, damages, etc.

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