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Catastrophic Injuries Over Two Decades of Combined Experience Working for You

Denton Catastrophic Injuries Attorney

Serious Injuries Demand Serious Legal Representation

Catastrophic injuries impact almost every aspect of your life. This trauma is debilitating, and recovery is slow and difficult. Lifelong disability, multiple surgeries, and rehabilitation are common.

Adding to the pain of the injury is knowing that the cause was someone else’s negligence or recklessness. You do, however, have options to hold the responsible parties financially accountable for your injuries and the impact on your life.

Injuries that are often considered catastrophic include the following:

  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Loss of Limbs
  • Disfigurement
  • Vision or Hearing Loss
  • Severe Burns

Catastrophic injuries are permanent or long-term. The damage can be the result of any kind of accident or intentional act in Denton:

Our legal team at Goline & Roland Law Firm, PLLC has more than 20 years of combined experience in fiercely advocating for our clients’ rights to compensation. Call (940) 400-0475 to schedule a case evaluation.

Remuneration for Catastrophic Injuries

A successful personal injury case involving a catastrophic injury typically results in a higher reward. More compensation is needed to offset the extensive medical and personal costs of severe injury. Insurance companies dig in their heels, fighting to pay as little as possible.

We have strategies to counteract the insurance company’s tactics. We fight for damages to cover your ongoing expenses and suffering. In addition to suing the responsible party’s insurer, we stand ready to file suit against the person’s personal assets, too.

Texas allows people with catastrophic injuries to seek economic and non-economic compensatory damages as well as punitive damages.

  • Economic Damages. These damages recover costs with a specific dollar amount, such as medical bills, prescription costs, physical therapy, ongoing care, and lost wages.
  • Non-Economic Damages. These damages include pain and suffering, loss of consortium, loss of enjoyment of life, and emotional trauma, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
  • Punitive Damages. These damages aren’t designed to compensate the victim so much as punish the responsible party. Juries only award punitive damage in cases of gross negligence, fraud, or malice. Texas does not place a cap on the amount of economic or non-economic compensatory damages that can be awarded. Punitive damages are another matter. This award cannot exceed two times the amount of economic compensatory damages and no more than $750,000 for non-economic compensatory damages.

Denton Catastrophic Injury Awards Are Proportionate

Texas is one of many states in the country that follow modified comparative fault rules. State law refers to this as proportionate responsibility. Some accidents are not one-sided. The injured also might play a role in the incident. If you are less than 51% responsible for what transpired, you can be awarded compensation. The amount you receive, however, will be decreased by your percentage of fault. For example, if you are 10% responsible, your damages will be reduced by 10%.

A fault of 51% or more prohibits you from collecting damages.

Limited Time to File an Injury Claim

If you have suffered a catastrophic injury in Denton, you must begin legal action within two years of the injury. This timeline is true for more personal injury cases. If the government is the defendant, legal action must be taken within six months.

Fighting for Your Deserved Catastrophic Injury Compensation

Catastrophic injuries are serious and life-changing. Your family is also impacted in ways big and small. Yes, you need to have medical bills paid and lost wages covered. You and your family should also be compensated for being unable to help drive the kids back and forth to school. You should be paid because you can no longer mow the lawn.

We will take on insurance companies and the individuals responsible. We will investigate every detail of what happened to create a strong case. Count on our experience and knowledge to help you maximize your potential award.

Don’t settle for less than you deserve. We can explain your rights in a consultation. Reach out to us online or call (940) 400-0475 to get started.

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What Makes Us Different
  • Numerous Firm Awards & Recognitions
  • Personalized Representation Focused on Achieving Results
  • Personalized Care & Attention for All of Our Clients
  • Respected by Peers Within the Legal Community of North Texas
  • Experience & Familiarity With the Local Court Systems
  • Flexible Availability

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Client Testimonials

Hear From Our Clients
  • “She works well within the legal system to get justice for her clients while still being a caring advisor. I knew as soon as I met Theresa that she would have my best interest at heart”

    - T.B.
  • “They were honest and upfront with me about my situation, and when it came to going to court he fought for me all the way, and came out on top”

    - Jonathan
  • “Greg and his staff worked tirelessly on my case. I was thoroughly impressed by their professionalism and dedication to my case.”

    - James
  • “Greg was more than amazing for my family! He is the most amazing and knowledgeable family attorney I have ever known.”

    - L.W.
  • “I highly recommend Greg Goline. He is extremely professional and knowledgeable in nearly all aspects of law. He promptly returned calls/emails to answer any questions or concerns about my case. His staff was always kind and helpful.”

    - Heather
  • “Trustworthy, responsive, and knowledgeable! Greg was an amazing attorney and very knowledgeable concerning our case. When it came down to deciding how to plea our case he had some great advice for us, which we used.”

    - M.M.
  • “She has compassion and integrity but most of all she has a fighting spirit that wins cases! She won’t rest until she has done everything in her power to protect her client.”

    - J.M.
  • “I am very confident if they represent you and you aren't satisfied with the outcome, it will not be because of them. They are dedicated, sincere, and compassionate. I felt like my personal case was theirs!”

    - C.W.
  • “He made the times I had to spend in court more bearable. He and his staff always kept me on top of things. I appreciate everything they did. He got my case dismissed.”

    - Cyntralia Reed
  • “Rachel Roland did an absolutely excellent job for me and kept me well informed the entire time. She truly cared about obtaining the best outcome possible for me and do so in a timely manner.”

    - Tom
  • 10 Best - 2017 - American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
  • Criminal Defense Lawyers Association - Denton County
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Association
  • The College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Denton County Bar Association
  • To Best 2015 - American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • The National Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers
  • 10 Best 2017 - American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
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