COVID-19 UPDATE 

Pursuant to the Stay at Home Order signed Tuesday, March 24, 2020 by the County Judge of Tarrant County, our office has made more changes.  Our doors are locked, but we are working hard from our respective homes.  Our firm has cutting edge technology, utilizing the Cloud for our document storage, database and computing.  We are also paperless, so that we all have access to all the documents for each file.  In addition, our new phones are high tech so we can do everything from home that we could at the office.  I doubt that our clients will notice any difference in our great client service.  The only thing we cannot do is meet in person with our clients as long as the Order is in effect. 

We will continue expediting our claims and when we make a recovery approved by our client we will continue to expedite the disbursement process.  We are all available by phone, email and Zoom video conferencing. 

As long as the doctors’ offices remain open our clients can get the treatment they need.  As long as the insurance adjusters work from home, we can still make our demands and negotiate settlements. 

For our cases in litigation, there may be some delay in hearings and trials, but that is beyond our control.  However, we are trying to make it possible to do depositions, mediations, etc. 

We hope this Shelter In Place Order ends soon; however, our firm will continue to provide the absolute best legal services possible.

Stay Safe!

- The Law Firm of Rocky Walton

Types of Personal Injury Lawsuits By Rocky Walton on September 28, 2017

An injury victim being attended to by EMTsPersonal injury law covers a wide range of accidents and incidents that result in harm to a person's body and/or mind. While the nature of the harm can vary, there's usually a sense of negligence on the part of the person or party responsible for the injury. When you or someone you love is injured because of another person's negligence, working with a Grand Prairie personal injury lawyer is crucial for seeking justice and collecting damages.

Below are different examples of personal injury cases, which will give you an idea of how broad the term is and how our law firm can help you and your family.

Auto Accidents and Motor Vehicle Collisions

According to research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United Stated leads the world in catastrophic and fatal auto accident crashes each year. Cars, trucks, and other vehicles are indispensable when it comes to commuting and conducting business, so this should come as no surprise. If drunk, reckless, or distracted drivers cause a collision, it's important that they be held accountable for injuries and tragedies they visit upon others.

Product Liability Over Defective Goods

We expect companies to make safe products and goods, and yet countless consumers are injured every year. This covers everything from consumer electronics to vehicles to pharmaceuticals and children's toys. These defective products may have issues with design, lack warning labels, or have poorly worded instructions. Whatever the source of danger, it's important that companies be held accountable when their products injure innocent consumers.

Premises Liability and Property Accidents

Accidents can happen anywhere you go. At businesses such as stores, hotels, and restaurants, it's possible to slip, trip, fall, and experience various injuries related to the safety of your surroundings. Property owners and people on the premises must keep their properties safe for people who are there. Problems with building safety and design that cause injuries are covered by premises liability lawsuits.

Medical Malpractice and Negligence

We expect doctors, surgeons, and nurses to have our health and wellness in mind with every decision they make. Yet accidents can happen, and when they occur during medical treatment, the results can be catastrophic and even fatal. Medical malpractice lawsuits are meant to address injuries that occur while under the care of a medical professional.

Nursing Home Abuse Cases

Many elderly people reside at nursing homes and assisted-living facilities. Usually the people who work at these places are responsible and look out for the best interests of residents and patients. Tragically, many seniors in these facilities are mistreated, suffering physical, mental, sexual, and emotional abuse that sometimes goes on for months or even years. Nursing home abuse and neglect cases are designed to protect and look out for those most vulnerable among us.

Workplace and Construction Accidents

We mentioned that accidents can happen anywhere earlier, and that goes for your workplace as well as other workplaces. When accidents happen at your workplace, there is a chance that they were caused by unsafe conditions that could have been avoided. At industrial workplaces and construction sites, these accidents can be especially severe, affecting employees as well as bystanders. Injury lawsuits in these cases help hold management companies and employers accountable for dangerous working conditions.

Speak with an Experienced Personal Injury Attorney

For more information about your legal rights and options following a serious accident or injury, it's important that you contact an experienced personal injury lawyer today. We will fight diligently for you every step of the way.

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