Jonathan Harris is the best Lawyer you can go to. He settled my case fast , and got me the money I deserve.
I enjoy interacting with the team at Schechter, Shaffer and Harris. They are great at communicating in a timely manner and approach your case quickly and aggressively!
Very professional law firm, I would recommend them to anyone who was injured. They went above and beyond to make sure I was taken care of and got the money I deserved after my injury.
From the attorneys to the case managers, everyone here is great! I would highly recommend this firm to anyone who is need of their assistance.
Dedicated to Protecting You & Your Rights
When you or a loved one has been injured in any type of accident, the last thing you should be worried about is legal issues and financial compensation to pay for medical bills and lost wages. The attorneys at Schechter, Shaffer & Harris, LLP are dedicated to protecting your rights and will handle all of the legal details so that you can focus on getting better.
You may be dealing with a lot in your life. Our aim is to relieve you from the responsibility of handling legal matters so that you can focus on your health and getting back to work. We have years of experience in helping injured clients recover compensation for their losses from insurance companies, employers, trucking companies, or anyone else who caused an accident and resulted in injury. Contact us today to get started on your personal injury case.
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Why Should I Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?
You may be suffering much more than you need following a personal injury accident. By hiring a lawyer, you take away the stress of having to deal with insurance companies and other parties and you always have a strong legal advocate by your side.
Even though there may be a cap on how much in damages a personal injury claim can award in some cases, this does not mean it isn’t worth hiring a lawyer. We have had many successful settlements with our clients when they have been hurt by someone else’s negligence and you deserve the results you want as well. If you would like to know more about your rights or what we can do for you after an accident, please don’t hesitate to contact us today for a free consultation with one of our experienced personal injury lawyers.
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Are All Injury Lawyers the Same?
We are proud to say that the best personal injury lawyers will have a few qualities in common, including being well-versed in their areas of practice. All injury lawyers are expected to have extensive knowledge about personal injury law but what makes our firm’s advocates different is they also possess a superior understanding of insurance companies and how to make them see your side of things. Insurance companies try paying out as little as possible for your settlement so you need a strong legal representative who can fight for your rights and hold these insurance companies accountable when necessary.
As experienced personal injury lawyers, we know what it takes to get our clients great results on their cases because we understand how insurance companies work and all the steps necessary for achieving success with your claim. Let us help you hold people liable for their negligence and get the financial recovery you deserve.
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Should I File a Personal Injury Claim?
If you were injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, it is important for you to learn what rights and options are available to you. By hiring a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible, we can work on getting compensation for your injuries and help recover the damages you deserve based on the facts of your case.
Hiring a firm like ours will ensure that your best interests are always at heart and we will fight hard to see that justice is served. We can fight tirelessly to recover a fair settlement that recovers financial compensation for losses such as medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Your recovery can be made much easier by filing a personal injury claim with the help of our law firm. Put your trust in our legal team to help you get the results you deserve today.
In March 2008, our client was employed as a deckhand in a shipyard. He suffered a head injury resulting in severe brain damage. The client’s win allowed for a special needs trust, annuity purchase, trust for his minor child, and cash for his family.
While on stern of tug attempting to hook up a barge, the “L” line became tight, broke, hit our client, cut his leg off and broke his other leg. The Captain had positioned the boat too far down the side of the barge.
After rejecting the U.S. Attorney’s $20,000 top offer to settle, Schechter, Shaffer & Harris attorneys Jonathan S. Harris and Laura De La Cruz obtained a $2.9 million dollar judgment for Jose Acosta, an injured train locomotive engineer.
Our client suffered from a brain injury and multiple fractures to his leg, ribs and skull while working on board a ship.
What Goes Into a Personal Injury Case?
In many cases, no amount of money can ever undo the physical and emotional damage that is suffered by accident victims. This is why it is important for injury victims to attempt to recover their losses as much as possible.
If you were injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, there are steps that need to be taken right away. By hiring a lawyer, we can make sure your rights are always protected and work on getting you financial recovery through your claim. Your best interests will always be at heart when working with our law firm because we believe you deserve to get justice against those who hurt you. We investigate the circumstances surrounding your accident, gather the evidence needed to prove liability, negligence, and the extent of your injuries, and we negotiate on your behalf to get you the best injury settlement possible. If needed, we can also represent you in court to get your desired results.
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What Makes a Good Personal Injury Lawyer?
While there are many qualities that make a good personal injury lawyer, the most important ones include being compassionate, understanding, and communicative. We will be there for you every step of the way to discuss your case and provide guidance as needed. Hiring an attorney can ease your stress because they know how to navigate through legal systems effectively to get you results with your claim.
From start to finish, we will work hard on getting you the best personal injury settlement possible for your unique circumstances. Whether it is negotiating with insurance companies or fighting for you in court, our firm has what it takes to make this process go smoothly so you can focus on recovering from your injuries instead of stressing about the complexities of the legal system. Reach out to our law firm today to get started with the help of our team.
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Which Injury Law Firm Should I Choose?
Our law firm is located in Houston, Texas and we represent people all over the region. When we take a case, it is always handled with personalized care and customized to meet our client’s individual needs. Your lawyer will be by your side every step of the way as we handle medical documentation and negotiations with insurance companies on your behalf. If we have to, we will tirelessly pursue justice on your behalf by representing you in court.
Our Houston law office is located 5 minutes from Midtown Park, 1 mile away from Emancipation Park, and about 4 miles away from Woodland Park. George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is only 30 minutes away. When you get injured in an accident, calling an experienced team of injury lawyers can help you get your life back on track. Let our experienced personal injury lawyers help you today. If you’ve been injured, please call us at 713-555-5555