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Personal Injury Attorneys at Barrus Law Firm

Making a difference in the lives of Texans

At Barrus Law Group, we pride ourselves in providing tremendous resources, help, and guidance to those who have been injured by the negligence of someone else. Our website offers many free resources to help answer your important questions, and provide help and guidance to you during, whatis certainly a difficult and stressful time.

Our mantra is “Help. Guidance. Respect. Results.” We diligently strive to give our clients these things every day by offering free books and guides, free strategy sessions, and free case evaluations with one of our injury attorneys.

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    What our clients say about us…

    ★★★★★

    Stace Barrus is the best of both worlds. He is an attorney who aggressively fights for your compensation as well as being a kind, family man whom you are happy to call a friend. If all lawyers were like Stacey, they would have a better reputation and more public trust. He is our ‘family attorney’ and has always made us feel completely cared for at a moment’s notice.

    Awards & Memberships

    What Sets Us Apart

    We’re Not Your Typical Injury Law Firm

    Communication

    The Barrus Law Group team will keep you updated as your case moves forward. We use state of the art systems that allow us provide you with case updates in the manner you prefer, including phone, email, or text message updates. We are always here to answer your questions, and customer service is one of our highest priorities.

    Honest & Integrity

    Our clients trust us with their important cases, and we don’t take that trust lightly.  We hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards, and take pride in the fact that our clients know they can trust us with their cases. We value honesty as being an important ingredient in a successful attorney-client relationship.

    Reputation & Experience

    Our peers and past clients alike can attest to our reputation for success in standing up and fighting against greedy insurance companies, and their deceptive practices. Attorney Stacey Barrus has been nominated for multiple awards for his skill and dedication to client satisfaction, including “10 Best in Texas,” as well as being selected as one of the “Best San Antonio Car Accident Attorney” by Expertise.com.

    Technology

    We have invested in state-of-the-art technologies that allow us to handle our clients cases fast and efficiently, and allows us to provide updates to clients through multiple channels, including text messaging. We are dedicated to using the latest technology to ensure our clients have every advantage on their side. Why settle for less?

    Peace of Mind

    We fight aggressively for our clients. When you hire us, you have the peace of mind of knowing that we are here fighting for you, standing up to greedy insurance companies, and protecting your best interests while you focus on recovering from your injuries.

    Zero Fee Guaranteed

    Many attorneys won’t guarantee you anything. We do. We guarantee you that you will never be charged for an initial consultation in your injury case. Our Zero Fee Guarantee also promises that you will never pay us a penny until a recovery is made on your behalf. That is our promise and guarantee to you.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Generally speaking, personal injury pertains to injuries caused to an individual’s body, emotions or reputation. Typically cases related to personal injury are born out of negligence, deliberate actions, and strict liability. As long as one of these elements is present in your case, you can successfully sue the party that harmed you. 

    For example, putting forth a personal injury case is a valid option if you were harmed during an accident or assaulted by someone. You may also have a case if a medical professional’s carelessness led to your injury. The same goes for manufacturers who release products that can be dangerous for people to use.

    Non-bodily harm may come in the form of actions that cause mental anguish, defamation, and lost opportunities. Instead of the injury affecting your body, it may harm your mental and emotional state.

    Reach out to our injury law firm to learn more about personal injury and how a personal injury lawyer in San Antonio can help you.

    Hiring an injury lawyer is crucial if you want to seek compensation from the party that caused your injury. Some of the ways an injury attorney can help include:

    Prove the Legitimacy of Your Claims: Some personal injury cases may devolve into both sides lobbing accusations at each other because they cannot substantiate their claims. Even if you are being truthful with your claims, the jury may not recognize that. Because of that, you may miss out on the compensation you deserve.

    That will not happen if you have an injury attorney. Your attorney can investigate your case thoroughly. In the process of doing so, they can also prove the legitimacy of your claims.

    Put You in Position to Claim Adequate Compensation: Many plaintiffs in personal injury cases do not understand how much their lawsuit could potentially be worth. They may receive an offer from the other party’s lawyer and immediately think that they are getting a good deal.

    With an accident lawyer on your side, you can be confident that you will receive adequate compensation in your case. They will educate you about your current position and discuss the damages you may be in line to receive.

    Even if you are okay with settling your case, you can still get a better deal because you know what you deserve.

    Negotiate Your Settlement: Settlement negotiations can be dicey. A single mistake could cost you thousands of dollars.

    You should not handle those important negotiations solo. Partner with a lawyer so they can guide you through the process. They can also tell if you are getting a fair settlement offer.

    Represent You in Court: Do not worry if your negotiations with the other side ultimately fall apart. You can still feel confident about heading to court knowing you have an experienced lawyer on your side.

    Be careful with your actions following an accident because you could miss out on compensation if you do certain things wrong. The section below should provide some useful guidance.

    Check if You Are Injured: Your priority following an accident should be your safety. Check for injuries so you can understand right away if you are in imminent danger.

    Call 911: Once you are done checking for injuries, you should call 911 for assistance. Ask them to send an ambulance if anyone is hurt and to send police officers to the scene of the accident.

    Get Information from the Other Party Involved: Because Texas is an at-fault state, the party responsible for causing your accident will need to compensate you for your losses. If possible, you should get the name, contact details, and insurance information of the person who caused your accident.

    Gather Any Evidence Available: You can also start to collect evidence if you can. Take pictures of where you are in Bexar County, record witness statements, and try to obtain anything that you believe could be helpful to your lawsuit.

    Talk to the Police Officers: Talk to the police officers once they get to the scene and share the evidence you have gathered with them. You should also talk about the accident from your perspective so they can note it when they make their report. Request their contact details as well so you can get that accident report quickly.

    Go to the Doctor: Make a visit to the doctor following your accident so they can check you for injuries. Keep in mind that certain injuries caused by accidents may not manifest immediately. This can be the case with some traumatic brain injuries where symptoms may not appear until days or even weeks after an accident. 

    Partner with a Personal Injury Attorney: If you do not have a lawyer yet, you should change that before you move forward with your personal injury case. Working with a lawyer will increase the chances of your lawsuit being successful.

    The amount of compensation you may receive from your personal injury lawsuit will depend on the losses you sustained and the law of proportionate responsibility.

    Together with your attorney, you can examine your tangible losses, such as your medical expenses, damaged property, and lost wages. Those will determine the economic damages you should receive in your case.

    To calculate the damages that will compensate you for your non-economic losses, your lawyer will use a calculation method selected by the court.

    Proportionate responsibility comes into play if you share blame for the accident. That law will reduce your compensation based on the blame you bear. Because of proportionate responsibility, you may also miss out on compensation entirely if more than 50% of the blame for the accident is on you.

    Some of the types of cases Barrus Injury Law firm handles include:

    • Car Accidents
    • Truck Accidents
    • Motorcycle Accidents
    • Bus Accidents
    • Wrongful Death
    • Medical Malpractice
    • Dog Bite Accidents
    • Oilfield Injury Accidents
    • Dangerous Drug Accidents
    • Slip and Fall Accidents
    • Uber / Lyft Accidents

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    If You’ve Been Injured, You Probably Have Questions.
    If so, You Are In The Right Place, Because We Have Answers!

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    If you have been hurt in an accident because of the carelessness of someone else, you probably have a lot of questions. You may wonder if you even need a lawyer, and truth be told, you may not. But, how can you know if you need an attorney or not? You are likely under a lot of stress, and aren’t sure what you should do next. Perhaps you are worried about doing or saying something that will hurt your case.

    Does the insurance adjuster want you to give a recorded statement, and you’re wondering if you should? Or, maybe the insurance company wants you to sign some “forms,” but you aren’t sure whether or not you should, or what the forms mean?

    Maybe the insurance company is offering you a settlement, but you’re unsure if you should take it, or if it’s fair.

    5 Star Rating Injury Attorney Barrus Law Every day our injury attorneys help answer these questions for people just like you. We help people from every walk of life to know whether or not they even need a lawyer, and to help answer the many questions weighing on their minds after being injured. We work with people just like you to hold insurance companies, corporations, and negligent individuals accountable for the harm they have caused. We have gone to battle against the largest insurance companies and won.

    You may be wondering what you should do, and where to turn for answers to your important questions. Our free books and reports will help you understand how to best protect your rights after you have been injured in an accident. Following an accident, many people unknowingly make mistakes that damage their accident claim, and injures their ability to recover adequate compensation for their injuries. As such, many are left with large amounts of unpaid medical bills arising from an accident that wasn’t their fault. In order to protect your rights, it’s important to educate yourself about the “dos and don’ts” following an accident. Our San Antonio injury lawyers have put together a wealth of information on this site to help you know how to best protect your rights following an accident.

    Our free books & reports will teach you:

    • How to avoid common mistakes that will damage your injury claim, and make it difficult for you to receive compensation for your injuries.
    • Learn what to look for in hiring the right personal injury attorney for your case.
    • Learn whether or not you should try to settle your case without an attorney, and the steps for settling your case on your own.
    • And much more..

    You can find answers to these questions here on our website, or by calling us for your free 5-point case analysis.

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