Houston Personal Injury Attorney
Former Defense Experience on Your Side
Few things are worse than suffering a severe injury or losing a family
member in a serious accident. For many people, such an experience represents
a turning point in their lives. Massive bills for medical treatment can
add up to an unmanageable financial burden that may lead to bankruptcy.
To make matters worse, your family may have been deprived of its livelihood
as you are forced out of work by temporary or partial disability.
While you try to find a way to make ends meet, you also have to cope with
the pain, suffering and emotional distress that follow in the aftermath
of an accident. Depending on the circumstances of the accident, you may
be entitled to recover financial compensation by filing a
personal injury or
wrongful death claim. Failure to take effective action now, however, could mean that
you will receive far less than you deserve - or nothing at all. You need
a hard-hitting Houston personal injury lawyer on your side to fight for
your right to compensation.
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By contacting The Daspit Law Firm now, you will receive a
free case evaluation and learn whether you have grounds to sue for monetary damages, and find
out how much your case may be worth. When you hire us to represent your
claim, you send a clear message to the insurance company that you are
determined to recover fair compensation for your losses. We help our clients
level the playing field. All too often, accident victims are steamrolled
by insurance companies that are determined to minimize or deny the claims
they receive. Don't let this happen to you. Hire us to fight for your
right to payment for your medical expenses, lost income and pain and suffering.
Our team is led by a highly skilled trial lawyer. While we do try to negotiate
a settlement out of court whenever possible, we do not hesitate to take
our clients' cases to trial when necessary to seek the best result.
About The Daspit Law Firm
Prior to founding The Daspit Law Firm, John Daspit spent several years
working as a lawyer for Fulbright & Jaworski, one of the largest and
most prestigious law firms in Texas and in the world. He has worked on
a wide variety of cases during the course of his career, from
wrongful death and
truck accident claims, to high-stakes business disputes and
property contamination cases. He has spent years working on high-profile litigation, including
major cases such as the BP Texas City Refinery explosion in 2005, a case
to which Attorney Daspit devoted 7,000 - 8,000 hours. In addition to his
experience as a plaintiff's lawyer, he also has a background in insurance
defense, which gives him unique insight into how an insurance company
will approach your case and the strategies they may use to attempt to
defeat your claim. He treats every case he represents as if it were his own,
personally handling cases and working to achieve outstanding results for his clients. Recently,
John Daspit has:
- Represented a pipeline company seeking damages based on defective ERW pipe
used in the construction of an oil pipeline of 455 miles. The case settled
favorably the week before trial for $20.2 million. The attorney's
fees and expenses for the case totaled $4.362 million.
- Represented an exploration and production company in an arbitration concerning
the interpretation of a contractual area of mutual interest (AMI) provision;
the other side sought the conveyance of property interests, or alternatively
damages for the alleged failure to convey property interests, which it
valued at $330 million. A week-long arbitration hearing resulted in a
complete victory for our side, including the recovery of all fees and
expenses. The attorney's fees and expenses in the case totaled $2.136 million.
Houston Car Accident Attorney
Car accidents and other types of motor vehicle collisions are among the leading causes of
catastrophic injury and death in Houston and across the United States. In fact, the Texas
Department of Transportation reports that in 2012 there were 27,010 Houstonians
injured and 193 killed in traffic crashes throughout the city. If the
other driver caused your accident, such as by
aggressive driving, texting or talking on a cell phone, or
drinking and driving, you are most likely entitled to pursue compensation by filing a claim
against his or her liability insurance policy. We can help you by gathering
evidence to prove fault in the case, preparing your claim and representing
you with the insurance company. If they refuse to pay you the amount that
you deserve, we may even take the case to trial in pursuit of a jury verdict
in your favor.
Speak with a Houston Personal Injury Lawyer
As soon as possible after your accident,
contact us for a free initial consultation. We can review your case to
determine liability for the accident, as well as discuss the impact of the situation in order
to establish how much you are due to receive in a settlement or jury verdict.
When you hire us, you have nothing to lose and everything to gain.
We work on a
contingency-fee basis, meaning that you do not have to pay us a fee up front and will owe us
nothing unless we win your case. You cannot rely on the insurance company
to look out for your personal interests; they are not on your side. Don't
take chances with the outcome of your case by attempting to resolve it
on your own. Let us put our skill and experience to work for you in the
pursuit of a better and brighter future!