Car Accident Lawyers in Tyler and Longview
And for nearly 40 years, we’ve helped tens of thousands of injured East Texans in the same situation.
At this moment, you need to feel protected. You need access to quality medical care, you need your medical bills paid, you need to protect your lost wages, someone to handle the insurance company properly, you need to get your car repaired, and much more.
In short, your life has been interrupted—your daily activities, your work, and your finances. And this shouldn’t have happened to you in the first place.
That’s why we’re here. There’s a reason our car accident attorneys have been featured on national news programs, such as CNN and Good Morning America, for helping injured people.
It’s the same reason our lawyers have hundreds of 5-star reviews across the internet.
You may have some questions. Here are some of the common questions we see after an accident:
Common Questions after a Car Accident
- What happens if the other driver claims the wreck was my fault?
- Should I file on my insurance or the at-fault driver’s insurance?
- What are my rights if the other driver was uninsured?
- What are my rights regarding my damaged vehicle?
- What are my rights if my vehicle is a total loss?
Our Plan to Help You
We have a simple plan to help you get back on your feet:
1. Tell us about your case.
2. We take over everything while you focus on getting better.
3. We work tirelessly on your case until it is resolved and settled.
What most people do is try to negotiate with the insurance company themselves. But they often realize too late that the insurance company has trapped them into accepting a lower settlement.
In fact, according to the insurance industry’s statistics, an insurance company will pay you around 3.5 times less if you don’t have a lawyer.
Similarly, you may also recover less if hire a lawyer who is not experienced with injury claims or who is not giving your case the attention it deserves.
There’s no cost to call us and see whether or not you have a case. And if we don’t settle or win your case, it’s free. Speak with us today and let us help you start getting back on your feet.
It’s important to act quickly after an accident. The other driver’s insurance company is already investigating your accident. You need your lawyer to immediately investigate your case and preserve critical evidence before it’s gone.
So is it worth the hassle of calling a lawyer to talk about your case?
If the only thing you got out of calling our firm was to learn whether you had a case, then it would be worth it.
If the only thing you got out of calling our firm was to get fast access to top-rated doctors, then it would be worth it.
If the only thing you got out of calling our firm was to get your medical expenses and lost wages paid for, then it would be worth it.
If the only thing you got by calling our firm was to get the insurance company to pay you the fair value for your wrecked vehicle, then it would be worth it.
But we do all the above and more. We preserve the critical evidence in your case, collect all the available insurance benefits available to you, work with your creditors to get you back on your feet, and much more.
It’s decision time. You can get on the road to recovery by letting our lawyers help you. Or, at the very least, you can call us for a free, no-commitment consultation about your case.
Contact us today at (903) 597-6000 or by using the contact form on this page. We’re always here to talk.
Choose Car Accident Specialists
Roberts & Roberts is a personal injury law firm known for helping victims of auto collisions.
The Texas Board of Legal Specialization recognizes the firm.
We’re the only personal injury law firm in Tyler and Longview with five attorneys who are Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law. Only 1.5% of the attorneys in Texas have achieved this recognition, and four of them are on our team.
Choose the Right Accident Lawyer For You
At Roberts & Roberts, we urge potential clients to do their due diligence. We also let them know that the statute of limitations following a car accident in Texas is two years from the date that it happened. As a result, time is of the essence. So is finding the right attorney for your case.
In fact, finding the best attorney improves your chances of winning the pain and suffering award that you deserve. As part of your research, read local reviews of personal injury lawyers near you. Also, ask lots of questions. In cases like this, what you don’t know about Texas law can hurt you.
Arm yourself by knowing what questions to ask during your lawyer interview process. Read on to learn more.
Do I need to hire an injury lawyer after an accident?
We recognize that hiring a lawyer may not be the first thing that leaps to your mind after a severe collision. Many people worry about the cost of hiring an attorney but do not consider the cost of not hiring one.
Fact: Having a lawyer on your side will prevent the potential loss of your insurance benefits.
The insurance industry’s research demonstrates the importance of hiring a lawyer. It’s a known fact that an insurance company will pay 3.5 times less on average to an injured victim who is not represented by a lawyer than to a person who is represented.
Fact: Hiring an attorney will help to ensure that you don’t lose critical evidence.
Like anything else in life, waiting to hire an attorney can cause real, meaningful harm to your case. At Roberts & Roberts, we have a “no stone left unturned” investigation policy, which has helped us to discover unlikely, but critical evidence after an accident, such as a faulty seat belt or defective airbag inflator that, if working correctly, would have saved the life of the accident victim or victims.
Keep in mind that insurance companies react quickly to start their investigation of the collision, allowing them more situational control over your case. Moreover, critical evidence may get lost or destroyed. That’s why it’s essential to hire a lawyer to preserve evidence that supports your claim.
How does a personal injury lawyer get paid?
You only pay after you win! In other words, we do not get paid for your case until and unless you do.
Put simply; we work on a percentage of your ultimate recovery. If we don’t win, then you don’t owe us anything. We believe this is the best system for making sure our clients have access to justice after an accident.
Even better, we take care of everything after an accident. Unlike some firms, we are a “full service” law firm. In other words, we deal directly with the insurance companies, handle your vehicle damage claim and rental vehicle, send our in-house investigators directly to the scene, and more.
What should I do if I’ve been in a car accident?
After a car crash, your priority should be to seek medical treatment for yourself and other victims. At Roberts & Roberts, we recognize that any automobile accident injury, including what may seem like a minor injury, can disrupt your life and make it difficult to work.
An injury can make it hard to provide for your family and affect your enjoyment of life. Many injuries require weeks or months of rehabilitative therapy and extended time off work.
After a severe injury, you may be admitted to the East Texas Medical Center, the UT Health Science Center emergency room, Mother Frances Hospital, Longview Regional Medical Center or other nearby area hospitals. If you aren’t taken to the ER, you should visit your doctor and describe what happened, even if you don’t feel injured. Some types of auto accident injuries such as concussions are not immediately apparent.
Also, you should report the accident to the police and wait for them to arrive (learn more about how to interpret your crash report). Be sure to get the names of the other drivers and their insurance information. Also, write down contact information from any eyewitnesses. Use your phone or camera to take photographs of the accident scene if you’re able. Take a picture of the license plate of the other vehicles involved.
It’s important to report the accident to your insurance company as soon as possible. However, you should not give a recorded or written statement until you have consulted with a qualified Texas personal injury attorney.
If an insurance adjuster contacts you about settling your claim, don’t make a statement or sign any documents without first speaking with an experienced attorney. The insurance adjuster’s job is to make your claim go away as cheaply as possible. By signing a bad settlement agreement, you may prevent yourself from recovering the compensation you are due.
Here is a brief checklist on what to do after an auto accident.
It’s not necessary to hire a legal pro after every car wreck. However, you should always consult with an experienced legal professional after a car accident.
Why choose Roberts & Roberts?
The personal injury attorneys at Roberts & Roberts have been helping injured East Texans for nearly 40 years.
We are specialist personal injury lawyers with a unique specialty in car accident law and the settlement process. With over 200 years of combined experience, we have earned a reputation for our results.
Moreover, we’re local. After nearly 40 years in East Texas, we know how to prosecute car accident claims in our area and throughout Texas.
You can trust our legal team to fight for your rights as the victim of another person’s negligence.
Fact: The most recent statistics from the Texas Department of Transportion (TXDOT) show that 2021 was the second most deadly year on record for Texas roads. There were 4,480 people killed statewide in car crashes in 2021. This number includes not just vehicle crashes, but also incident where a car collided with pedestrians or workers on the side of the road.
Get the Compensation You Deserve
The consultation is completely free, so you have nothing to lose by calling our office to discuss your case.
In fact, you will gain insight into whether you have a case or not from our highly skilled, nationally recognized attorneys. Our auto accident lawyers have represented accident victims in injury claims and wrongful death claims in Tyler, Longview, all of East Texas, across the state and the country – and even around the world, with a case involving the German Autobahn.
Contact us now at 903-597-6000or fill out our online contact form. There is no charge for the initial review. Remember: The call costs you nothing, but it could mean everything.
What Our Clients Say:
“My husband and I were involved in a serious auto accident. While recovering in a rehab facility, I soon realized that I needed help..so I called Roberts and Roberts, the firm my husband referred some of his customers to when they needed professional assistance. Mike Ace was assigned to our case. He was was very professional, helpful and caring. I would recommend Mike and his firm to anyone!”
Rating: 5/5 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
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