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Temple Personal Injury Attorneys

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Justinian & Associates
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Erica L.
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Dustin Fox and his team at Justinian and Associates are the most compassionate team of Lawyers and legal professionals that you could ask for. Their diverse experience and areas of focus make for a very well rounded team, as well. This means that if you go to them for one thing, say, an auto accident, they may also be able to serve you in other areas, so be sure to ask.

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I have represented hundreds of people in criminal cases, both state and Federal. Further, I have handled appeals in both the state and federal court systems. I am board-certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the State Bar of Texas and have represented hundreds of people who have been injured in some way (e.g. car wrecks and work injuries). I also handle family law cases. I am an experienced courtroom lawyer with high ethical standards. The State Bar of Texas has asked me to serve on the Committee on Administration of the Rules of Evidence, which makes recommendations to the Supreme Court of Texas about needed changes to the Texas Rules of Evidence (the rules that govern every trial in a Texas court). When a client hires me, I personally handle the case.

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What should you look for in a personal injury lawyer?

A personal injury lawyer will advocate for your legal rights if you’ve been hurt in an accident at work or in daily life, have suffered from medical malpractice, or are struggling to have your insurance carrier cover your needs. It may be helpful to talk with two or three lawyers before selecting one. When looking for a personal injury lawyer, research their reviews and make sure former clients have had good experiences with them. Next, make sure the personal injury lawyer has experience and proven success winning cases similar to yours. Confirm that the lawyer is licensed to provide services in your state. When you find a qualified personal injury lawyer with whom you want to work, freely discuss payment and fees before any work begins. Most lawyers offer a free consultation to learn what your case is about and explain their rates. Personal injury attorneys typically receive a percentage of your settlement (called a contingency fee), so they are paid after the trial or case is complete. Keep in mind that some attorneys have fees that you must pay even if you don’t win your trial. It’s important to understand these details before work begins so you don’t have any unhappy surprises later. Lastly, it’s wise to choose a personal injury lawyer that you have confidence in and with whom you can communicate openly and honestly.

What is a personal injury lawyer?

A personal injury lawyer fights on your behalf if you’ve been injured physically, psychologically, economically or in reputation. This injury may be the result of neglect or malicious intent of another person, or it could be at the hands of a business, government or other entity. Personal injury lawyers specialize in tort law, which is the law of civil wrongs like car accidents, company wrongdoing, unlawful imprisonment and more.

To become qualified to be a personal injury lawyer in the United States, a person must earn a bachelor’s degree, followed by a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from a law school. Most states then require the person to pass the bar exam to become licensed to practice law. Unlike many attorneys who require a retainer, personal injury lawyers often work on contingency fees. This means that in lieu of payment upfront, they receive an agreed-upon percentage of the settlement in case of a win.

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