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Selecting the right law firm is an important decision. At our firm we understand that each case is important and the lawyers who represent you will handle your case diligently to ensure your success. We provide tailored services by utilizing sufficient resources and time to manage your case.

This is the most common question in personal injury cases. No two cases are identical. Some key variables are sex, age, weight, height, prior injuries, pre-existing conditions, pain threshold, severity of injuries, number of injuries, types of injuries, medication required, type of therapy and frequency, permanence of injuries, degree of disability, type of disability, amount of work loss, the physician’s final diagnosis and prognosis, and there are many others factors which contribute to our overall evaluation of your claim’s Settlement Value.

Our lawyers deal aggressively with insurance companies. They will fight for your case in order to obtain the maximum compensation for you. They will fight until they get the last cent that you are owed.

Our lawyers stand out among the rest for many reasons. Some of those reasons include:

a) Caring attorneys
b) Conveniently located in Houston
c) Fight to obtain maximum settlements
d) Available 24/7 hotline & offers free consultations
e) Offer transportation to our office
f) Have qualified employees eager to help with your case
g) Provide aggressive, honest and vigorous legal representation
h) Have a no fee pledge; we do not get paid unless we recover for you

Communication is the key in building lawyer-client relationship. We believe that regular contact with our clients is critical to delivering updates on the case and receive any further input. We stay in touch with our clients vide email or phone.

The solicitor-client privilege keeps all the communication confidential without you worrying about any detrimental information becoming public.

We never charge for initial consultation. At this stage we discuss the details of your case, the legal process and answer any questions you may have.
The length of your case will depend on variable factors. Hence, it is not possible to predict the exact time for the case. The duration usually depends on the particular court that the case is filed.

If the settlement negotiations take their usual course, a settlement may be reached within NINETY (90) days after we receive your physician’s final report. Most cases are resolved within a year. However, if the responsible party is unreasonable in settlement negotiations and you demand a jury trial, it may be 3 to 4 years. (Approximately 10% of our cases).

No. Many times a case is resolved in an amicable out of court settlement.
At the law office of Derek U. Obialo our practice is focused on construction law, personal injury and business litigation.
Our firm was founded in 2007 by Mr. Derek U.Obialo and since its beginning it is dedicated to providing effective solutions to its clients.

You can find information relating to insurance companies in Texas through the Texas Department of Insurance.

The statute of limitations is two years from the date of injury in most cases. You have to either settle the case or file a lawsuit to protect the statute of limitations.

Our attorneys work on a contingency fee basis on personal injury cases. You will not be required to pay any attorney fees unless we are able to recover a settlement. Once a settlement is recovered, we will take a percentage of your settlement as a form of payment.

If the settlement negotiations take their usual course, a settlement may be reached within NINETY (90) days after we receive your physician’s final report. Most cases are resolved within a year. However, if the responsible party is unreasonable in settlement negotiations and you demand a jury trial, it may be 3 to 4 years. (Approximately 10% of our cases).

You may seek monetary compensation for the following claims:

a) Medical expenses
b) Lost wages
c) Property damage
d) Pain and suffering and mental distress
e) Future medical care
f) Future earning potential
g) Other claims

A personal injury claim can turn out to be quite a complicated matter to resolve for most people. A lawyer will help you to effectively navigate through the maze of documents, hearings, statements and bills. It is always advisable to seek the assistance of a lawyer to make sure you are doing the right thing.

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