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Greg Baumgartner handles select high profile serious injury and wrongful death cases, including, truck and 18 wheeler accidents, drunk driving accidents, work place accidents, construction accidents and other catastrophic accidents.
Houston-based Texas personal injury lawyer, Gregory S. Baumgartner, concentrates on truck accidents, auto accidents, catastrophic personal injuries, burn injuries, brain injuries, and wrongful death cases. He is highly experienced in these areas and has an excellent track record.
The Baumgartner firm understands how severely a catastrophic injury can impact the injured individual and his or her family and how losing a loved one to wrongful death can be devastating.
A person who is seriously injured by the negligence or wrongful acts of someone else deserves to be compensated. Even though no amount of money can replace a lost family member, families deserve to be compensated for the loss of a loved one who was wrongfully killed.
Occupation and social background have no bearing whatsoever on whether a person deserves compensation. A capable attorney who aggressively advocates for you can be the key to getting the compensation you or your family may be entitled to.
Based in Houston and known throughout Texas as an aggressive litigator for over 20 years, Greg Baumgartner and his firm possess extensive knowledge, experience and resources to prosecute select personal injury cases involving catastrophic injury and death. Attorney Baumgartner has been awarded an AV rating, the highest rating given for legal ability and ethics among his peers. He has helped families seek civil justice in cities across Texas.
If you or a loved one has been seriously injured as a result of negligence or misconduct on the part of someone else, we can help. Our law firm can help you recover financial compensation for your accident claim. Damages that may be recovered in Texas personal injury claims include:
- Medical expenses
- Physical pain and mental anguish
- Lost wages or work time
- Physical impairment
- Injuries to a spouse (or wrongful death)
- Exemplary damages
- Wrongful death
Houston personal injury lawyer Gregory Baumgartner has been helping injured victims since 1984 and can advise you of your legal rights and options if you or a family member has been injured. Some of the types of injury cases the firm handles includes:
- Auto Accidents (all types of automobile accident cases)
- Trucking Accidents (involving big rigs, 18 wheelers
- and other large trucks)
- Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) and other injuries to the head
- Burn Injury
- Wrongful Death (accidental death cases)
- Catastrophic Injury (serious injuries including paralysis, amputations and other permanent injuries)
The Baumgartner Firm operates on a contingency basis which means there is never an upfront fee. Once the case is evaluated and given merit by the firm, the client is asked to sign a retainer agreement, giving the attorney authority to pursue the matter against the at-fault parties on behalf of the client.
In that document, the injured party agrees to pay the attorney a percentage of whatever recovery is made. In that document, the injured party also agrees to reimburse, from the settlement, any expenses the attorney may have incurred for things such as court filing fees, investigator, medical records, expert fees, reconstruction costs, etc. At no time is a client asked to pay these expenses up front. Also, if the case does not result in a settlement or verdict, no fee or reimbursement of expenses is require.
An injured party or relative or close friend of an injured party should contact an attorney as soon after an accident as possible if you believe that another party may be at fault for the accident. This is necessary in order to counsel the injured party as to his rights and how to acquire adequate compensation for his injuries and any other damages, and to preserve any evidence and to investigate the case.
You should keep in mind that the Statute of Limitation in Texas varies for certain types of accidents. For instance, in Texas, an auto accident involving a third party is generally governed by the 2-year Statute of Limitation. This means a lawsuit must be on file and the offending party served with the lawsuit no later than two years from the date of your accident or the case must have been completely resolved by that date.
There are certain exceptions to this general rule that may shorten or lengthen the period depending on the facts. If you miss that 2 year deadline, your right to compensation may be forever lost. In some cases and in some states, the Statute of Limitation or Statute of Repose may be shorter and in some cases it is longer. There are certain Statutes of Repose which may also affect some claims such as injuries caused by older products. When in doubt, contact an attorney of your choosing as soon as possible.