Jerome O. Fjeld, PLLC
Houston Car Accident Attorney
PURSUING JUSTICE ON BEHALF OF THE INJURED IN HOUSTON
An accident can change everything. When a person is injured in a car accident or some other type of serious incident, their whole life can be turned upside down in the blink of an eye. Dealing with the injuries and recovery process can be difficult enough, but then the medical bills begin their onslaught. Escalating medical expenses and lost work wages can wreak havoc on a person’s financial stability. If you’ve suffered an accident that was caused by another’s wrong-doing or negligence, you may be eligible compensation under Texas law.
Jerome O. Fjeld, PLLC is a personal injury law firm based in Houston, TX. In our state, accident victims have a right to seek compensation from the party responsible for their injuries. These cases can be complicated, but Attorney Fjeld and his associates have the skills, training, and experience needed to provide sound legal counsel and reliable representation. Too often, serious injuries could have been prevented but for someone’s carelessness or negligence. Our firm holds wrong-doers accountable for the injuries they’ve caused someone else to sustain. We have a track record of success at the negotiation table and in the courtroom. Over the fifteen years we’ve been practicing personal injury law in Houston, we’ve won millions in settlement agreements and compensation awards. We will do everything in our power to win your claim too.
Have You Been Injured in an Accident in Texas?
Accidents and their subsequent injuries fall under the umbrella of personal injury law. This area of the law is broad and encompasses many types of cases, including: motor vehicle accidents, premises liability (i.e. swimming pool accidents), slip and fall accidents, dog bite, medical malpractice, HIPAA violations, and so forth. Jerome O. Fjeld, PLLC, focuses on a number of personal injury case types that include:
Slip and Fall Accidents
If you’ve been injured in any of these types of cases, contact us for help. We offer a free initial consultation. We can carefully examine your claim, helping you to decide how to proceed.
This attorney is very personable and well versed in personal injury law. i highly recommend you go to see him if you have any questions on whether your case is one that can be taken to court. He's patient but very high energy and will explain to you in detail the possible outcomes of your caseFranklin Beltre2/07/2019
Best attorney has the time to talk to me and helped me out when I had called many lawyers before and no one would take my case would definitely recommend him.If I ever need a lawyer he will be the one I would call God bless u Mr Fjeld.Jessica Espinoza5/01/2019
Practice Areas Overview
By focusing on a few types of personal injury cases, we’ve been able to hone our skills in this area of the law. Although no two claims are alike, having experience with these claim types gives us an edge as we litigate or negotiate the matter.
Thousands of car accidents occur on Texas roads every year. Many of these accidents occur because of driver error. We hold errant drivers accountable for their actions. If you’ve been injured in a car collision caused by another driver’s carelessness or recklessness, you can pursue a claim for fair compensation.
Getting into a collision with a big rig can have deadly consequences and often leads to catastrophic injuries. If a truck driver has failed to drives safely or properly maintain their rig for safety, they may be liable for your injuries.
Motorcyclists are 25 times more likely to be injured in a roadway collision than other motorists and their passengers. Without the protection of an airbag or steel frame, motorcycle riders are vulnerable to serious injuries on Texas roads. If another driver made an error that resulted in your injuries, our firm can help.
Bicyclists have a legal right to share the roadway with motor vehicles. Some drivers don’t see it this way and they may not exercise the caution they need to when driving near bicycle riders. If you’ve been run off the road and injured by a vehicle or struck while riding your bike, you may have a strong claim to win compensation for your injuries.
Every year, millions of Americans are bitten by dogs. If a dog owner failed to leash or secure their aggressive dog, you may be eligible for compensation for your medical costs and pain and suffering. Contact our firm to learn how we can help you pursue justice.
Slip and Fall Accidents
Victims of slip and fall accidents may be eligible for damages if it’s proved that the property owner or the property’s management failed in their duty to create a reasonably safe environment for guests or patrons.
No Fees Unless We Win!
Clients understandably want to know how much it costs to hire a personal injury attorney. We customize our services to suit our clients’ needs so costs will inevitably vary. We will NOT charge any legal fees for our services unless we are able to resolve the case through settlement or compensation award. We understand the financial straits that many accident victims become stuck in due to their injuries. Our goal is to alleviate their financial burdens by fighting for their right to fair compensation.
When we do assess our fees after winning your case, you can expect transparency throughout your billing. We believe charging fair rates for our professional legal services. But unless we win your case through settlement or litigation, we won’t bill you. That’s our promise to you.
Do I Need to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney?
Typically, yes, you should hire a personal injury attorney if you hope to achieve compensation for injuries caused by another. Our firm has almost two decades of experience practicing personal injury law. Many of these cases can be complex. We’ve managed hundreds of complicated cases successfully. You need to have a strong advocate by your side in these situations. Even a small error on a form could harm your case. Let us tackle the legal situation while you focus on your recovery journey. We have the skill sets needed to pursue justice on your behalf.
We Work for You
From the time you present your claim to us, well begin to investigate it from all possible angles. No detail goes unnoticed when we’re on the case. We provide our clients with a full line-up of legal services that include:
- File court documents: court filings must be completed with accuracy.
- Attend appointments: we will attend court trials, hearings, negotiation sessions, and other appointments punctually.
- Manage paperwork: we’ll handle all the paperwork related to your case.
- Effective communication: our firm believes in providing clients with timely and accurate information. When you call with questions, we’ll address them promptly.
- Speak to insurance companies: let us talk to insurers about your claim. You could say or do the wrong thing—something that harms your claim. We have experience communicating with these entities on our clients’ behalf.
- Communicate with defendant’s attorneys: we’ll meet with the at-fault party’s attorneys to represent your interests.
- Speak to witnesses: witness accounts can be immensely important to a case. We’ll talk to witnesses and procure their statements.
- Provide investigative services: Attorney Jerome O. Fjeld often investigates claims to bolster them with evidence. We may visit the scene of the accident to take photos of the vehicles that are involved in a collision, for example.
- We may seek out video footage if it exists.
- Speak with medical experts: we may require testimony from medical experts. They can discuss clients’ injuries and provide an accurate estimate of the victim’s future medical requirements.
- Hire other professionals: we may require the help of an accident reconstructionist for some types of motor vehicle collisions, particularly those that involve multiple vehicles. We may need the services of an actuary to help estimate the cost of future lost work wages and medical expenses associated with the client’s injuries.
- Provide sound legal advice: our clients depend on us to provide them with our honest legal opinion.
- Negotiate or litigate the matter: Attorney Jerome O. Fjeld is a skilled negotiator and litigator. He will tenaciously represent your interests in the courtroom or during negotiation procedures.
We perform these and other services without charging you any fees unless we win your fight for justice.
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Why Should I Hire a Personal Injury Attorney Immediately?
There are several reasons why it’s a good idea to hire a personal injury attorney early on in your case. For example, if you were involved in a motor vehicle accident, your vehicle could be totaled and destroyed before its damage has been photographed. These photos could be vital evidence in support of your claim. If you slipped and fell in a clothing store, the incident might have been captured by the store’s video camera. Unfortunately, the video footage may not be preserved for long, making it crucial to obtain a copy of the tape as soon as possible. Witnesses can be difficult to track down as time goes by; they might also forget important details about the accident they witnessed—details that could support your version of events.
When our firm has the the opportunity to investigate a case in its earliest stages, we have the best chance for procuring helpful evidence. Attorney Fjeld will carefull evaluate medical records and police reports, which may contain errors. If we discover these errors early on, fix them for the record. When you hire Jerome O. Fjeld, PLLC, at the beginning of your case, we can provide you with sound legal counsel. Our advice can lay the groundwork for a successful suit.
We’ll Speak to Insurance Companies on Your Behalf
Yes, we know that dealing with insurance companies can be difficult for many accident victims. The truth is, these companies have an army of attorneys. You should have a strong advocate working on your behalf too. Insurance companies are obligated to their stakeholders to take in more than they pay out. For this reason, they strive to pay out as little as possible. While there are certainly many ethical insurance companies operating today, some are not so high minded. And, if there’s any question about liability, an insurer is going to argue on their own client’s behalf.
Sometimes accident victims say or do something that harms their claim. This won’t happen in your case if you rely on us to deal with the insurers. We know how to protect your interests and pursue justice on your behalf.
How Much Can I Win?
Compensation amounts are not arbitrarily assigned. Compensation is calculated based on two categories of damages: economic damages and non-economic damages. The economic damages are based on current and future lost work wages and medical costs. These expenses can be immense depending on the nature of the accident and the injuries it produced. We take great care when calculating this sum. A judge may ask: “how did you arrive at this sum?” Typically, we can reply by informing the court that we based the figure on actual medical costs that have already been incurred and actual lost work wages. For future expenses, we can justify our figures by speaking with an accountant or attorney who will help us estimate what these future costs are likely to be.
Non-economic damages refer to pain and suffering. This amount is more arbitrary in nature and, yet, no less deserved. Accident victims endure tremendous physical and mental anguish. According to Texas law, they have a right to seek damages for the anguish they’ve endured because of someone’s else’s carelessness or recklessness.
If someone’s wrong-doing or carelessness caused you to be hurt, contact Jerome O. Fjeld, PLLC. We can help you fight for fair compensation. Our firm as achieve millions in settlements and compensation awards. We will work diligently to win your case. Even though compensation can’t undo your pain and suffering, it can alleviate the financial stress you’ve been forced to endure.
5902 Irvington Blvd,
Houston, TX 77009
5606 N Navarro St #200,
Victoria, TX 77904