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  • How Long Does It Take to Settle a Personal Injury Claim in Texas?

    How Long Does It Take to Settle a Personal Injury Claim in Texas?

    The time it takes to settle a personal injury claim in Texas can vary widely depending on the complexity of the case, the willingness of the parties to negotiate, and other factors. It could take anywhere from a few months to several years. At The Law Offices of Colby Lewis, we strive to resolve cases…

  • What is a wrongful death case?

    What is a wrongful death case?

    A wrongful death case arises when negligence or wrongful actions lead to a person’s death. Causes can include car accidents, medical malpractice, workplace accidents, criminal acts, or defective products. Compensation covers medical bills, funeral expenses, lost income, loss of companionship, and pain and suffering.

  • How Does a Personal Injury Lawsuit Work in Texas?

    How Does a Personal Injury Lawsuit Work in Texas?

    In Texas, a personal injury lawsuit typically begins with the filing of a complaint against the defendant (the person or entity you believe is responsible for your injury). This is followed by a discovery phase, where both parties gather evidence. Settlement negotiations may occur at any stage, but if a settlement isn’t reached, the case…

  • Can You Sue for Pain and Suffering in Texas?

    Can You Sue for Pain and Suffering in Texas?

    Yes, in Texas, you can sue for pain and suffering as part of your personal injury claim. These are considered “non-economic damages,” and there is no fixed formula for calculating them. At The Law Offices of Colby Lewis, we work diligently to ensure that all aspects of your suffering are accounted for in your claim.