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If you are involved in any kind of accident, including an auto accident, a workplace accident or any other similar incident, it may be very important to contact a personal injury lawyer in Houston.
If these accidents occurred because of the negligence of others, it may be possible for you to receive compensation for medical bills, lost wages and other expenses that you have because of this accident. If you feel that another individual or an organization should be held responsible for your loss, it is important to contact a lawyer as early as possible.
Even if you are not sure if you have a case, it is best to meet with a personal injury lawyer in Houston or Dallas soon after your accident, just to be safe. As more time passes after the accident, it will become harder to file a suit.
Each state has its own statute of limitations, as explained by Nolo. This means that, after an accident, if a designated number of years pass, you will no longer be able to file a suit. Depending upon the nature of your case, this could be as little as two years.
This statute of limitations also makes it important to receive a thorough medical examination soon after an accident. There are some injuries that take a long time to show any symptoms. You might feel okay immediately following an accident, and later need ongoing medical treatment.
You can find a personal injury lawyer in Houston at Kirkendall Dwyer LLP. By meeting with your attorney as early as possible, you also give your attorney plenty of time to gather important information. Your lawyer will provide you with advice as to what you should and should not do, as your case proceeds.