Auto accident claims rarely reach trial. In fact, 98 percent of all cases are settled out of court. However, if the parties cannot agree on a fair damages award, the plaintiff may benefit from taking the claim to trial.
Texas Board Certified Personal InjuryTrial Attorney Bill Berenson has litigated auto accident claims for 40 years. He recognizes that the prospect of going to trial can be unnerving and intimidating to clients, most of whom have never stepped into a courtroom. He takes the time to explain to you exactly what to expect leading up to and day of trial to put your mind at ease and to prepare you as best as possible.
Discovery is the process by which you and the opposing party exchange information that is relevant to the case. It is the formal process for investigating the claim. For example, our personal injury attorney typically engages in these types of discovery processes:
Trials follow a basic process designed to be fair and impartial to all parties. Each trial is a unique experience but includes these general components:
The courtroom is a formal place with strict rules of decorum. Following these rules makes the right impression on the judge and jurors and improves your chances of winning your case:
Our injury trial lawyer takes the time to fully prepare you for your auto accident trial. Call Berenson Injury Law to learn more about bringing a claim to trial at a free consultation.
Begin with a free case review
Collect all records and evidence regarding your case
The other party will either accept or reject the demand, or provide a counteroffer
If they refuse to pay what you deserve, we’ll go to court
Each party will compile and submit evidence to be used in the trial
Before trial, an informal proceeding will take place to see if both parties can come to an agreement
If a settlement cannot be reached, we will fight for you in trial
While we are proud to call Fort Worth home, we are also more than happy to help injured people living all throughout Texas. Whether it's a car accident on the interstate or a backcountry road, we have years of experience and will fight tirelessly until our clients get what they deserve!