Blue car crashing into the back of a black car.As attorneys, we do everything in our power to help our clients get justice. Sometimes that involves joining forces with other law firms that we trust.

When a man was seriously injured in a car wreck caused by a distracted driver in New Mexico, our friends at another Houston law firm knew our knowledgeable auto accident attorneys at The Button Law Firm were the perfect partners to secure a settlement that would hold the driver accountable and help the man move forward.

How Was the Man Hurt in the Car Accident?

In January 2020, a man driving in New Mexico brought his truck to a complete stop at a safe distance from a busy intersection, as required by law. While the man waited for traffic to clear, a distracted driver slammed into the back of his truck, causing the truck to move forward and strike the vehicle sitting in front of him.

After his idling car experienced hits in the rear and the front, the man required medical attention to treat his back and neck area. A local emergency room treated him for a low back spasm and aching pain to the left of his neck. As part of the hospital instructions, he was sent to a chiropractor for further treatment.

The injuries made the man unable to work his physically demanding job in the oil fields, and he sadly lost his job. He was forced to move to his hometown hundreds of miles away, where he continued his medical treatments. Unfortunately, his body was not responsive. He was then referred to an orthopedic specialist, who diagnosed him with thoracic radiculopathy and thoracic disc displacement. The specialist had the man undergo a T8-9 interlaminar epidural steroid injection with fluoroscopy, which he received two times.

The man continued to live with pain despite multiple injections and physical therapy sessions, and he suffered from a diminished quality of life, especially after losing his job.

Our attorneys and those at the other law firm fought hard to help this man move forward with his life. The settlement that we secured covered his current and future medical expenses, lost wages, physical impairment, and other loses.

Schedule a Free Consultation with The Button Law Firm After a Car Accident

If you or a family member is seriously injured in a car wreck involving a distracted driver, contact our knowledgeable personal injury attorneys at The Button Law Firm. With attorneys in Dallas, Houston, and Midland, we will listen to you, assess the situation, and fight to hold negligent drivers accountable. We strive to make roadways and communities safer across the Lone Star State by advocating for our clients. Our attorneys at The Button Law Firm are recognized on the prestigious Texas Super Lawyers list, and we can help guide you after a serious auto accident. We work on contingency, meaning we don’t charge you or collect any upfront fees to get started on your case. Call us at 214-699-4409 or fill out a contact form below for a free consultation.

Russell Button
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Dallas, Houston, and Midland Texas trial and personal injury lawyer dedicated to securing justice for clients.

DISCLAIMER: The results are specific to the facts and legal circumstances of each of the clients' cases and should not be used to form an expectation that the same results could be obtained for other clients in similar matters without reference to the specific factual and legal circumstances of each client's case.