Everyone runs into some kind of accident at some point in their lives. But when you’re injured due to the negligence of someone else’s reckless actions, what should you do? For those with barely any knowledge of personal injury law, it can be hard to decide what to do next. This is just one of many reasons to get a San Antonio personal injury lawyer. Below are a few more. They Help Determine Negligence A personal injury claim is usually only successful when you’ve established negligence as the cause of the accident and your injuries. Texas personal injury lawyers enforce the standard of negligence in the state, identifying the actions that led to your injury in a settlement or in court. Exhausting All Options for Damages Your lawyer will also explore all types of damages you can pursue through existing laws and precedent. For example, if you were injured due to someone else’s careless actions, you could claim compensation for your medical bills, lost income, trauma, and other types of loss. Exploring Options for Compensation Although Texas personal injury law does not specifically outline the different options for awarding of compensation or relief your lawyer can explore options on how to recover damages, whether it’s a direct payment from the defendant, a settlement with the insurance company, or winning a trial in court. Learn about your legal options when dealing with a personal injury claim by talking to Barrus Injury Lawyers. Call us today at (210) 593-8709.