Auto Accident Lawsuits in Texas
By the time Jim had seen an attorney, he had lost valuable time dealing with his auto accident lawsuit. His friends and family had been encouraging
him to file a lawsuit since the day he woke up in the hospital. Jim had suffered from depression all his life, and had a few serious bouts over the past
couple of years. He had seen several of the best psychologists in Texas and was finally returning to more productive and positive state of mind when
the accident happened.
Jim had been hesitant to file and auto accident lawsuit because he was worried that his depression may worsen and a lawsuit may create more stress
than he was ready to handle. It didn't take Jim long to realize that the mounting medical bills and the constant stress of worrying what he was going to
do next was taking its toll on what was his almost healthy state of mind. Fed up, Jim finally looked through the phone book and started asking auto
accident attorneys to file his lawsuit.
Although it's completely natural for people to have difficulty talking about their traumatic auto accidents, Jim really struggled when he went to see his
first lawyer about filing his lawsuit. He sat on the office answering questions with a quick "yes," or a quiet, "no."
The lawyer impatiently explained to Jim that if he wanted to file an auto accident lawsuit, he was going to have to recount the accident. Jim noticed the
lawyer checking his watch and tapping his pen impatiently on the desk. Intimidated, Jim told the lawyer not to worry about filing the lawsuit, and
instead he went home and sat in front of the television for the rest of the day.
Jim's family understood his problems in filing the auto accident lawsuit with the first attorney, so they found him another lawyer to listen to his case.
The second lawyer was much more patient but when she asked Jim if his depression was going to get in the way of filing a lawsuit or had in any way
contributed to the accident, Jim just hung his head.
It wasn't that Jim believed that he couldn't