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Thompson Law supports Texas Children’s Cancer Fund

Thompson Law supports Texas Children’s Cancer Fund in 2019 CBS 11 Pulling Together. Children’s Health provides expert pediatric health, wellness & acute care services in Dallas and throughout Texas Thompson Law defeated Standard Insurance in our fight against childhood cancer. Texas Children’s Cancer Fund Cancer is the #1 cause of death by disease in children. […]

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Thompson Law Official Sponsor for Dallas Cowboys’ “Inside the Huddle”

The personal injury attorneys at Thompson Law are sponsoring Sport Media’s 2019 “Inside the Huddle” at the House of Blues in Dallas on select Monday nights. “Inside the Huddle”, the Dallas Cowboys’ pre-game show, will air on TXA 21 in the DFW Metroplex on Sunday mornings at 9 A.M. “Inside the Huddle” will host Cowboys’ […]

Michael Irvin Talks Truck Wrecks

Michael Irvin Talks With Thompson Law About Big Truck Wrecks

Michael Irvin, Former Dallas Cowboy on Truck Wrecks with Personal Injury Attorney Ryan Thompson.   As you may have already heard on the radio, former Dallas Cowboys player and Hall of Fame wide receiver Michael Irvin was recently back in the studio with Ryan Thompson to discuss the importance of having a personal injury attorney when you are involved in […]

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Personal Injury Social Media Guidelines

We live in a world of oversharing on social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Social media practically invites us to keep the world updated on the mundane details of our lives. But this is a personal injury attorney’s worst nightmare during a lawsuit, such as a car accident injury case. For plaintiffs, one […]

Water Park Accident

Dallas Water Park Accident Attorneys

Amusement parks and water parks alike are a great way for families to spend time together and escape the summer heat. As water parks compete for business, more and more elaborate water slides and dangerous rides are created to provide a thrill for their customers. However, shortcuts are often taken in regard to a water […]

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Car Seat Failure Accidents & Injuries

Child safety seat laws have changed over the years, and children under the age of eight years ride in a child safety seat as opposed to using a seatbelt alone. Additional clarity is provided by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), which states that children should be in rear-facing seats until they reach 2 years of age. After that […]

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Texas Worker Fatalities Rising

Texas workers are more likely to die than workers in any other state While the state of Texas may be a strong economic engine, growth does not tell the whole story. More workers die here than in any other state. Federal data concluded that a Texas worker is 12% more likely to be killed on the job […]

Product Liability

Open and Obvious Product Defects: Do I Still Have a Claim?

Product liability laws are imposed on manufacturers and retailers in a bid to ensure that they do not sell defective goods to consumers. Even with these laws in place, thousands of people still get injured every year due to product defects. Such products could be food, toys, utensils, vehicles, medication, and medical equipment, among others. This […]

Propane Accident Attorney

Texas Propane Accident Attorney

With Summer in full swing and the 4th of July right around the corner, households across our country will fire up their propane grills to host barbecues for families and friends. Millions of families use propane tanks as part of daily life to heat water, cook, grill and heat their homes. Unfortunately, thousands of victims are either killed or burned from propane […]

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What happens if I get in a wreck in another state on a road trip?

Road trips are a staple of summer life in the U.S. and in 2018, nearly 39% of vacations were taken by car rather than by plane or train. While everyone intends to have a great vacation and return home safe and sound, the reality is that 4.5 million people are involved in motor vehicle crashes every year. If you […]

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Summer Auto Accidents Bring a Significant Increase in Annual Statistics

Summer auto accidents seem to be the most inevitable as more drivers on the highway than any other time of year because many families across the country embark on road trips for their summer vacations. Accordingly, the summer months are also when the majority of car accidents occur. When it comes to car accidents, even minor fender […]

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Boating Accident & Personal Injury

Summer is upon us, and many Texans across the state are heading out to area lakes to beat the heat on their boats and watercraft. While boats and other aquatic vehicles are subject to laws akin to motor vehicles, unfortunately, many watercraft operators do not take water safety as seriously as they should. This lack […]

Car accident dispute

“He Said She Said” Disputed Liability Cases in Car Accidents

Attorneys refer to Car Accident Dispute which are not clearly established as “he said she said” cases. In short, he said she said cases are those in which neither party can affirmatively prove or disprove their version of how the wreck occurred.  In the absence of a police report in which an officer assigns fault to […]

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Do you have to pay legal fees up front?

Although not every legal dispute demands that you “lawyer up”, in many situations, you will benefit greatly from the legal protection that an attorney provides. If you are going through a divorce, starting a business, writing your will, involved in a car accident, or facing a lawsuit, a lawyer is in the best position to protect your interests by ensuring a fair trial. […]

Crane Accident

Dallas Crane Accident Attorney Weighs in on Crane Accident That Left One Dead, Six Injured

A construction crane collapsed onto the Elan City Lights apartment complex in Dallas on Sunday afternoon killing one person and injuring six others. The news was confirmed by Jason Evans, a Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesperson. The crane sliced through four floors of the apartment complex, damaging most of its eastern side and the parking garage. According […]

Daycare abuse

Can I Sue for Daycare Abuse?

Choosing the right daycare for your child is a serious decision. The caretakers are responsible for teaching your child, caring for their needs, and making them feel loved and secure in your absence. Signs of daycare abuse can be more subtle and do not always make the nightly news. However, the State of Texas reports […]

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Electric Scooters in Dallas

Dallas is a rapidly growing city that recognizes the importance of an affordable and reliable transit system. In 2018, electric scooters descended upon various Texas cities with a staggering fleet. These scooters posed a solution for short ‘last mile’ trips that are too far to walk, but too short to drive. However, convenience comes with […]

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Why You Should Invest in A Dash Camera

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but a video tells the whole story. People everywhere are choosing to install dash cameras in their vehicles for a variety of reasons. No matter how cautious you may be while driving, even careful drivers cannot control the events that happen outside of their vehicles. Many […]

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What Happens After a Car Accident With No Police Report?

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 90 people die daily from road accidents. However, not every accident is fatal. Although some of the most common vehicle accidents are minor and do not result in any injuries, it is important to be prepared after any wreck. In fact, what you do […]

Dog Bite Attacks Dallas TX Lawyer

There’s a reason why dogs have been called man’s best friend. Approximately 42.5 million households in the U.S. own one or more dogs. As friendly and loyal as dogs can be under normal circumstances, they can be just as dangerous and aggressive under the wrong circumstances. The problem is that not all dog owners are […]

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Ryan L. Thompson Receives Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum Lifetime Award

Personal Injury Attorney Ryan L. Thompson of Thompson Law Named to Million Dollar Advocates Forum & Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum The Million Dollar Advocates Forum is pleased to announce that personal injury lawyer Ryan L. Thompson of Thompson Law has been certified as a life member of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the […]

Do I Need a Lawyer to Handle GEICO Insurance Claims?

What to know: GEICO Insurance Claims GEICO believes that 15 minutes can save you 15 percent or more on car insurance. But before you let the funny commercials and signature Gecco disarm you, understand that dealing with this particular insurance agency is not always a joyride. GEICO in unquestionably one of the biggest names in […]

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Defendant Insurance Company

The other driver will not cooperate with the defendant insurance company Stress and emotions set in right after a car accident. Some drivers may make this situation more difficult by becoming argumentative and refusing to share their Insurance information including the insurance company’s name, policy number and claims phone number. This makes dealing with the […]

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What is My Auto Accident Claim Worth?

What is my claim worth? If you have recently been the victim of an Auto Accident, you will eventually start questioning what your Auto Accident Claim is worth. Determining the value of your case is a crucial aspect of any car accident, both for you and your attorney. It affects many decisions, including when to […]

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Time Concerns in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Statute of Limitations in Personal Injury Lawsuit For those that are unfamiliar with the term, a ‘Statute of Limitation’ is a time limit, set by law, which says that after a certain amount of time, no legal action can be taken for timeline limitations in a personal injury lawsuit. The term applies to both criminal […]

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Passenger in a Car Accident

Filing an Auto Accident Claim as a Passenger Car accident claims are usually filed by drivers who have been injured, but passengers are often injured in accidents as well. Passengers who suffer an injury as a result of an injury may be entitled to legal action, even if they were in the same car as […]

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Common Unreported Injuries

2 Most Commonly Unreported Injuries from Auto Accidents As a personal injury attorney in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, I see more than my share of life’s tragedies. I have to say though, that some of the worst are when someone has suffered a life-altering injury and is left with little hope of making a recovery […]

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Auto Accident Help Guide

Thompson Law’s Top 5 – Auto Accident Help Guide Driving around Dallas can be very busy, particularly during rush hour. These kinds of conditions can put you at greater risk of having a car accident. If you have a collision with another driver, here is an accident help guide that will help you know what […]

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Avoiding Big Rig Accidents

Passing That Big Rig; How Dangerous Is It? That big rig swaying in the wind ahead of you on the highway. It looks threatening, but the professional driver knows what he’s doing, right? Just how dangerous is it to drive near a big rig? And what can you do to take action in avoiding big […]

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Dangerous Intersections Guide

Dangerous Intersections Guide to Avoid Accidents If you live in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and don’t want to face the unthinkable, read this dangerous intersections guide. Doing so allows you to protect yourself and reduce the odds of getting into a collision. Although you always need to stay safe while on the road, paying extra […]

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Texting and Driving Accident

Texting and Driving Accident According to a recent publication, texting and driving accidents are the current spike in driving deaths in the United States.  So why isn’t more being done to curb the issue? An informative article published on slate.com notes: “The U.S. has seen a 14-percent spike in roadway fatalities over the past two […]

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Car Accident Settlement FAQ

Car Accident Settlement FAQ Most car accident cases settle. It’s a reality of the way our legal system works. In many cases, the fact that one party caused the accident is so apparent that it’s not worth it for the insurance company to litigate the case. While settlements are common, most people don’t really understand […]

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Attorney Ryan L. Thompson Secures 38th Largest Settlement in 2017

Attorney Ryan L. Thompson was a member of the legal team that secured the 38th largest class action settlement in California in 2017. The team of attorneys worked aggressively for their clients to protect their best interests and secure the maximum compensation available for their damages and losses.  The settlement amount secured in the case […]

Personal Injury Lawyers

Thompson Law Injury Lawyers Named to 2018 Texas Super Lawyers List

We are thrilled to share with our clients and fellow lawyers that the personal injury lawyers at Thompson Law have been included on the 2018 Texas Super Lawyers list. Managing Partner Ryan L. Thompson’s firm joins an exclusive group of lawyers selected through a patented multi-phase process to ensure only the top lawyers appear on the […]

Child Safety Seat

Updates for Child Safety Seats — How Does This Impact Texas Seat Belt Law?

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has changed its recommendations regarding child safety seats last month. The updated recommendations may not have much impact on how some parents secure their children while riding in a vehicle. However, some parents may want to take specific notice of the recommendation to continue the use of rear-facing car seats for as long […]

Electric Scooter Accident

Dallas Man Dies After an Electric Scooter Accident

On September 3, 2018, 24-year-old Jacoby Stoneking died from injuries sustained the previous day after an accident on an electric Lime scooter. Police are not ruling out the accident as a crash, but his family is not convinced. Stoneking’s father, Jack, told news outlets that following the accident, his son informed a friend about falling […]

Personal Injury Settlement

How Much Will My Personal Injury Settlement Be?

When you hire a personal injury lawyer to pursue your legal claim to financial compensation, you’re making the conscious decision to have a legal advocate whose job it is to look out for you. Insurance companies don’t always play fair. Your personal injury lawyer handles communication with the insurance company so that you can focus on getting […]

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Top 5 Deadly Highway List in Texas

There aren’t many drivers who get into their car and think that they won’t make it to their destination. They don’t consider the fact that they might not see their family or friends again. Yet, car accident fatalities are a very real concern in Texas. Our deadly highway list is calculated by fatalities per mile. […]

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Teen Car Accidents and Summertime

During the summer, more teen drivers are on the road. Are they facing a higher risk of teen car accidents? Unfortunately, yes. Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, you’ll find the 100 deadliest days of summer for teen drivers according to the National Highway Traffic Administration. The deadliest out of those 100 days are summer […]

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Assault-Related Injuries Growing For Law Enforcement Officers

According to a study conducted by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) that was published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, non-fatal work-related injuries are rising among law enforcement officers. This is the first national investigation of non-fatal injuries resulting from assaults, accidental falls, and car wrecks involving police officers. More than 600,000 Law Enforcement Officers […]

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Dallas Police Employee Accused Of Submitting Car Accident Information To Law Firm

A police records clerk for the Dallas Police Department is being investigated for sharing Car Accident Info with an Arlington car accident attorney. A civil suit was recently filed against police records clerk Margarita Monjaras. Monjaras is accused of giving car accident details to Robert Guilhoux, a man allegedly hired by Arlington lawyer Loren Green. […]

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What Should You Do If You’re in a Car Accident in a Leased Vehicle?

A car accident in a leased vehicle is different than a car accident in a car that you own. In this post, you’re going to learn what you should do if you’re in a car accident in a leased vehicle. Assess the Medical Condition of Everyone Involved The first thing you should do if you’re […]

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How Often Do Cell Phones Cause Car Accidents?

As cell phone usage continues to increase, so do laws and public service campaigns targeted at encouraging people to drive without the distraction of a cell phone. However, cell phone-related crashes remain all too common on Texas roadways. You may find yourself wondering, “How often do cell phones cause car accidents?” The numbers are staggering.  Using […]

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Aviation Accidents: What Can We Learn from the Southwest Airlines Tragedy?

The nation was shocked when a Southwest Airlines flight had to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia on April 17, 2018, after an engine blew up. Shrapnel took out a window and damaged the fuselage. At 30,000 feet, the Boeing 737 that was headed toward Dallas, was in serious trouble. The incident caused Jennifer Riordan, […]

Truck Accidents

What Are the Most Common Causes of Truck Accidents?

Truck accidents can cause serious, permanent, life-threatening, and even deadly injuries. In the blink of an eye, you could lose your ability to work. You could lose your ability to even perform basic tasks for yourself. Your family could be robbed of your presence. Because truck accidents are often incredibly serious, it’s important for everyone […]

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Ryan Thompson is YOUR Dallas Car Accident Attorney

If you’re involved in a car accident in Dallas or the surrounding area, where would you turn? Ryan Thompson is YOUR Dallas car accident attorney. Experienced, aggressive, and passionate, Ryan Thompson has dedicated his career to helping victims of Dallas car accidents get the financial compensation that they deserve. Don’t wait. If you or someone […]

Medical Records

Medical Records: Your Rights After You’ve Been Hurt in an Accident

As personal injury lawyers, Thompson Law receives a lot of questions related to the process that takes place in personal injury cases. Whether you have a personal injury claim or not, you may want to get a copy of your medical records. For plaintiffs of personal injury lawsuits, it can be extremely important to get a copy […]

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Wrongful Death Suit: Who Can File a Claim?

When someone dies as a result of an accident of some kind, the family may have a wrongful death claim. Wrongful death claims are heard in civil court. The claim is filed by the surviving family member in order to receive compensation because of the death. In Texas, wrongful death lawsuits must usually be filed […]

Grand Prairie Car Accident

Grand Prairie Car Accident Attorney

Thompson Law’s Grand Prairie car accident attorneys understand just how devastating car accidents can be to you and your family. The stress of a car accident along with the inability to work, unexpected medical bills, and fighting with the insurance company can make it hard for victims to get better. The Grand Prairie car accident attorneys […]

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Driving In Bad Weather: A Complete Guide

To help you avoid accidents, we’ve put together a comprehensive list of tips for driving in bad weather. Although bad weather can happen at any time of year, some of the worst weather happens during winter and spring. Ice, sleet, freezing rain, and spring storms often produce some of the worst weather conditions that cause […]

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Your Guide to Christmas Safety

Did you know that Christmas tree fires account for around 200 fires each year? If you want to protect your family and your home, read this guide to Christmas tree safety. You’ll learn some important tips for both real and artificial Christmas trees. Real Christmas Tree Safety Real Christmas trees require specific care to reduce […]

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5 Winter Safety Tips to Help Keep You and Your Family Safe

Thompson Law cares about you and your family. Winter can be a dangerous time not just when you’re driving, but also when you’re at home. To help keep you and your family safe, we’ve put together this list of tips. Winter Driving Safety Ice, snow, freezing rain, and even fog can make driving dangerous during […]

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Traveling for Thanksgiving? Check Out These Safety Tips!

According to statistics provided by AAA, around 48.7 million Americans travel for Thanksgiving. With more people away from home and on the road, Thanksgiving is the most dangerous holiday of all. If you’re traveling, follow these Thanksgiving safety tips to reduce your risks. Don’t Drink and Drive The holidays can be both a joyous and […]

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Hurt on the Job in Texas? Know Your Legal Rights

If you’ve been hurt on the job in Texas, you have rights. It’s important that you don’t sign anything from your employer or from an insurance company without contacting Thompson Law first. If you do, you could sign away your right to future compensation, medical care, or your right to file a lawsuit. Call Thompson […]

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Tips You Can Use: How to Reduce Your Risk of a Motorcycle Accident in Texas

Motorcycle accidents in Texas can be extremely serious. Motorcycle drivers and their passengers don’t receive the same physical protection during accidents as drivers and passengers of cars and trucks. Although motorcycle drivers are certainly not always at fault in an accident, they still face a higher risk of serious injury and death. More than 15% […]

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Insurance Adjuster: What are Their Tactics?

When you’re involved in a car, truck, or motorcycle accident in Texas, a report with the insurance companies of those involved is completed. The insurance company assigns an insurance adjuster who will decide what your claim is worth. Here’s what you need to know about insurance adjusters and the claims process. An Insurance Adjuster By […]

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Do You Have a Valid Slip and Fall Claim?

Snow, rain, ice, or a wet surface in Dallas, Texas can cause someone to slip and fall. Although slip and fall incidents are common, they can also lead to serious injuries. Slip and fall accidents fall under an area of law known as personal injury. Personal injury is part of Texas civil law. The purpose […]

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Were You Injured by a Medical Device?

The medical industry has come a long way over the last few decades. There are medical devices approved by the FDA that are meant to make the lives of people with illnesses and diseases easier. Sometimes, though, a medical device designed to help does the unthinkable and causes injuries or death. When this happens, victims […]

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I Was Injured in a Car Accident, What Now?

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, someone is hurt in a car accident every two minutes. In 2016, there was a combined vehicle damage amount of $38.6 billion. Unfortunately, it’s not just the loss of a vehicle that someone experiences. The average amount paid toward injuries per person is more than $15,000. That’s not for substantial or […]

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What You Need to Know About Dallas Truck Accidents

Dallas and the surrounding area is a hub for semi-trucks. In addition to delivering goods to local stores, many truck drivers go through Dallas as they head to other states. Despite the fact that truck drivers must undergo specialized training and pass at least one licensing test, truck accidents still happen. The main difference between […]

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What You Need to Know About Wrongful Death in Texas

Wrongful death is defined as the death of a person as a result of the wrongful act of another person. When a wrongful death occurs, the family of the deceased may be entitled to compensation for their loss. Texas Wrongful Death Statute In Texas, there is a statute that defines wrongful death as the “wrongful act, […]

Oil field Accidents

What Are the Steps to Take Following a Texas Oil field Accident?

Working in the oilfield can be extremely rewarding and financially lucrative. However, it’s also dangerous work. Although the oil and gas industry is highly regulated by federal and Texas state laws to make the oilfield as safe as it can be, oilfield workers are often hurt. Sadly, oil field accidents can be fatal or extremely […]

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What You Need to Know About Car Accidents

Jumping into the car and running an errand isn’t something that most people in Texas worry about. It’s rare that we think about the fact that most car accidents take place within 25 miles of where we live. So, that trip to drop your child off at school is statistically more dangerous than taking a […]

Thompson Law’s Guarantee

Thompson Law offers free case reviews to every potential client so we can help you determine the best legal approach to pursue. We receive no attorney fees and you pay no legal expenses unless you get compensated for your accident.

Thompson Law’s personal injury lawyers and their legal teams treat every client with respect, empathy, and compassion. We understand that there is no one-size-fits-all approach, as every case is unique and different. Our firm won 10 of the top 50 settlements in Texas in 2020, including the 2nd and 3rd largest personal injury settlements in the State. We can help you, too.

State law limits the time to file a claim following a personal injury accident. If you have been injured, call now for the help you need.