Houston Accident Lawyer
Nobody ever plans on needing a Houston accident lawyer. But if you or a loved one have been hurt in a vehicle accident, you know how your needs and priorities can change quickly — it takes only an instant to be suddenly faced with injuries, medical bills, lost wages, and more.
Mithoff Law has decades of experience handling vehicle accident cases. Our team has tried or settled hundreds of vehicle accident cases over 45 years. Call us today at 713-654-1122.
Examples of Mithoff Law's prominent cases
By choosing Mithoff Law, clients can rest assured that they’re working with one of the premier personal injury law firms in the country. Recipient of several prestigious awards, founder Richard Mithoff has been twice designated a Forbes Top 10 Trial Lawyer in the United States. With his almost 50 years of experience to his name, Mithoff and his team — all highly acclaimed in their own right — have won several high profile legal cases, including:
$24.7 Million Jury Verdict Against Rental Car Company and Drunk Driver
A $24.7 million jury verdict for the family of a woman who was killed by a drunk driver, despite having multiple citations and a suspended license.
$4.3 Million Settlement for Family of Man Killed in Victoria Bus Accident
A $4.3 million settlement was obtained for the family of a man who was killed, and his wife injured, when a bus overturned near Victoria, Texas, due to a fatigued driver oversteering the bus. The $4.3 million settlement for Mithoff Law’s clients was part of a total settlement of $10 million for the incident split amongst 46 injured passengers, 44 of whom were represented by other firms.
“Mithoff has been one of Houston’s most respected attorneys for decades, handling such high-profile cases as the aftermath of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Enron-related litigation on behalf of J.P, Morgan Chase and highly publicized bus and plant explosions.”
– Houston Chronicle, June 26, 2019
Why should I hire a Houston car accident lawyer from Mithoff Law?
There are many benefits to hiring a Houston auto accident attorney from Mithoff Law. We are dedicated to making your case as strong as it can be and go far beyond just helping you navigate the ins and outs of the legal system.
A Houston accident lawyer at Mithoff Law knows how and when to consult engineers and crash experts who can reconstruct the particulars of your accident. These accident reconstructions can play a critical role in identifying who or what exactly caused your accident and can bring to light issues such as negligence, breach of motor carrier safety regulations, and design or manufacturing defects.
Finally, should your accident contain elements that would benefit from outside legal expertise, we have built an extensive network of firms specializing in other practice areas.
Our houston accident lawyers have won the top awards in the industry
- The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 (William Stradley)
- Forbes top 10 trial lawyer in the nation (Mithoff – 2 years:1989 & 2005)
- Lifetime excellency award from Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists
- Houston Top 100 SuperLawyer (Mithoff — since 2003… 16 consecutive years)
- Texas Top 100 SuperLawyer (multiple, Mithoff — since 2003… 16 consecutive years)
- Texas Top 10 SuperLawyer (Mithoff — 2003-2007, 2009, 2011-2013, 2017-2019…. 11 years [not consecutive])
- Professional Excellence Award – Texas Lawyer, 2016 (Mithoff)
- Jurisprudence Aware – Anti-Defamation League, 1997 (Mithoff)
- J. Chrys Dougherty Good Apple Award – Texas Appleseed, 2008 (Mithoff)
- Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell (multiple)
- Best Lawyers in America (multiple)
We represent clients injured in many different types of vehicle accidents
The Houston accident lawyers at Mithoff Law have successfully represented clients involved in a variety of vehicle accidents. These accident types include but are not limited to:
Call Mithoff Law for a Houston accident lawyer who can help
Accident victims and their loved ones should seek representation from an experienced vehicle accident attorney as soon as possible. These cases often benefit from a thorough, independent investigation. The experienced team at Mithoff Law can assist you to navigate the process.
Many clients who have been injured in an accident are often overwhelmed with questions like, “How long do I have to file a claim for an auto accident in Texas?” and, “Should I get a lawyer for a car accident that wasn’t my fault?” A Houston accident lawyer at Mithoff Law can also help answer these questions and more.
Call Mithoff Law today at 713-654-1122 to discuss your options with a trial-tested Houston vehicle accident lawyer.