Personal Injury Representation in Austin
The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC Can Take Your Call 24/7
At The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC, our Austin personal injury lawyer is dedicated
to helping injured individuals seek justice. Dealing with a negligence-related
injury is undoubtedly one of the most stressful situations a person can
Our knowledgeable law firm has the insight and resources to take on even the most complex personal
Why Should You Hire The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC?
- You don’t pay any legal fees unless we win your case
- We are available to clients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
- We offer our services in both English and Spanish
- We are seasoned litigators with decades of experience
We handle a wide range of personal injury cases, including those that involve:
We Have Represented Thousands of Cases
Over the years,
our team has successfully represented thousands of wrongfully injured clients in
Austin, Texas and surrounding areas. Whether we are negotiating a fair
settlement or taking a case to trial, our ultimate goal is to secure the
maximum compensation our clients need to deal and cope with the impact
of their serious injuries.
Understanding the Negligence Laws in Texas
In Texas, the courts follow a modified comparative negligence rule when
dealing with a shared-fault personal injury case. This means that, even
if you were partially to blame for causing the accident in which you were
injured, you can still recover compensation; the award would simply be
reduced by a percentage that is equal to your degree of fault.
For example, let’s say that you were rear-ended on the freeway. At
the time of the accident, one of your tail lights was broken. During the
trial, a jury decides that you are 20 percent responsible and that the
other driver bears 80 percent of the blame. If the final award added up
to $100,000, it would be reduced by 20 percent, leaving you with $80,000.
How Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Claim?
If you are interested in pursuing a personal injury lawsuit in Texas, it
is important to understand that time is limited. All civil lawsuits are
subject to the statute of limitations, which means that you will only
have a few short years to file your case. More specifically,
you will have two years from the date of your injury to file your lawsuit with the court. If you fail to take action before
this deadline expires, you may be barred from recovering any level of
Get Started on Your Case Today
If you would like to learn more about filing a personal injury claim, we
are here to provide you with the reliable counsel you need. We will personally
take care of all the details and paperwork required to ensure your claim
is presented in an effective and timely manner. Let The Stewart Law Firm,
PLLC help you overcome this challenging moment in your life.
We proudly offer
complimentary case consultations. To schedule yours, call (512) 271-5112.