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Motor Vehicle Accident Attorney Serving Fort Worth and Beyond

Bill Berenson is an experienced car crash attorney who has represented accident victims in Texas for more than 36 years. He exclusively handles lawsuits arising out of motor vehicle collisions. If you have been hurt in an accident involving a car, truck, motorcycle, or bicycle, you may be facing substantial medical bills and need to take time off work. You can protect your rights by enlisting Fort Worth motor vehicle accident lawyer Bill Berenson. He has a strong reputation for furthering the interests of victims in settlement negotiations and at trial, where he can tenaciously pursue the full amount of compensation that you need from all available sources.

Bringing a Personal Injury Claim in Texas

Most motor vehicle accidents are the result of negligence by one or more drivers. An accident victim seeking to hold someone responsible for negligent driving will typically need to prove four things. These are the defendant's duty to the victim, a breach of duty, causation, and actual damages. A driver may breach a duty to use reasonable care while driving in a variety of ways, such as by texting while driving, talking on the phone, driving while fatigued, driving after drinking alcoholic beverages, or tuning the stereo. In some cases, drivers may be held negligent per se (negligent as a matter of law) based on violations of the Texas Transportation Code that cause an accident.

Similarly, an interstate truck driver who fails to follow the regulations promulgated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) may be negligent per se. The FMCSA sets forth numerous rules about how many hours a commercial truck driver may drive in a day or week, and it requires that commercial truck drivers maintain log books verifying their hours worked. A driver may be negligent per se if the driver violates a safety statute or regulation, the violation causes injuries to someone who is a member of the class the safety rule was intended to protect, and the injuries are of the type that the safety rule was intended to prevent.

Sometimes an employer is vicariously liable for a negligent driver. This means you can likely recover compensation from the employer if you prove that the driver was negligent while in the course and scope of employment. For example, if you are rear-ended by an 18-wheeler driven by someone fatigued on the job, you may be able to hold the employer of the driver vicariously liable. If it turns out that the driver has a history of falsifying logbooks and drunk driving, you may also be able to hold the employer directly liable under a theory of negligent hiring or negligent supervision.

Sometimes more than one driver contributes to an accident. A defendant may turn around and claim that you were partly at fault. In that case, the jury will be asked to determine your total damages and also assign percentages of fault to the defendant and you. You can potentially recover compensation as long as you are less than 51% at fault. However, your recovery will be reduced by your amount of fault. For example, if your total damages are $100,000, and the jury assigns you 20% of the responsibility, you still may be able to recover up to $80,000 from a defendant. An experienced trial attorney can help persuade a jury to see the accident from your point of view so that you can recover the full extent of damages that you deserve.

Consult an Experienced Fort Worth Lawyer for a Motor Vehicle Accident Case

If an insurance adjustor for an at-fault driver contacts you, you should be wary of giving any sort of statement or answering questions. Often, insurers try to obtain admissions from a victim so that they can reduce their exposure or offer a much smaller settlement than what a case is worth. Fort Worth motor vehicle accident attorney Bill Berenson understands the hurdles that victims may face after a car or truck crash in Texas, and he is a staunch advocate for their rights. He also represents injured individuals and their families in Dallas, Houston, Arlington, Addison, Irving, Richardson, San Antonio, Austin, Lubbock, Frisco, and other cities throughout Tarrant, Dallas, Harris, Bexar, Collin, Denton, Hood, Lubbock, Parker, and Travis Counties. Contact us online or call us at 888-801-8585 to set up a free consultation with a personal injury and wrongful death lawyer.

10 Great Reasons to Hire our DFW Personal Injury Law Firm
Highly rated.
Mr. Berenson has earned numerous awards and accolades including:
Nationally recognized.
My cases have been reported by...
Competitive fees.
Our firm offers a 28% fee from the total amount recovered before expenses, on contingency (if there is no recovery of money, there is no fee due for any fees or expenses) for all injury cases that settle without a lawsuit being filed. Our firm offers a 35% fee before expenses on cases where a lawsuit is filed, on contingency. **You must mention this promotion in your first meeting to get this special rate.** There is a 0% fee for helping you recover money for vehicle damage, collect your Medical Payment benefits and file under your health insurance or disability plans. And the first meeting with Mr. Berenson is free.
Mr. Berenson has fought for his clients for the past 36 years and knows how to help get you the money you deserve. He fights insurance companies and businesses so you don’t have to.
Over 36 years of experience handling motor vehicle accidents:
Mr. Berenson has the specific experience necessary to help you succeed. He has been fighting for the rights of injured Texas as a personal injury lawyer for over 36 years and has been Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for over 20 years. Mr. Berenson has been a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and a Director of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association for many years.
Personal service
We treat our clients like family. Mr. Berenson makes sure that his clients are well represented throughout the entire process by offering assistance with:
  • Getting a rental car as quickly as possible
  • Getting cars repaired, or calculating the full value if totaled
  • Obtaining doctor referrals so his clients can recover quickly
  • Locating additional insurance policies and assets
Zero Percent (0%) interest loans for clients to cover emergency expenses.
No additional law firm fees.
Mr. Berenson does not charge for expenses like long distance phone, photocopies, postage, mileage, faxes, etc., which can save hundreds of dollars.
Referrals to doctors and reduction of medical bills if necessary.
The road to recovery is long enough without all the additional work and hassle of finding a good doctor to see about your injuries. Mr. Berenson will help take some of the stress out of the process by helping you find a qualified doctor to aid you in your recovery. He will also help you negotiate your medical bills down where necessary.
We can come to you.
If you don’t have a driveable car or are not mobile, Mr. Berenson or a member of his staff will come to your home or doctor’s office and meet with you and answer all of your questions.

Bill Berenson has been representing injured Texans for more than 36 years. He has been certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Personal Injury Trial Law for the past 20 years. He ONLY handles these cases:

  • Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • 18-Wheeler Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents

Mr. Berenson does not charge for the first meeting where he will evaluate your case and provide advice that will help you.

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