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The Law Offices of Cesar A. Montalvo are Your Accident and Personal Injury Lawyers.

The Law Offices of Cesar A. Montalvo are Your Accident and Personal Injury Lawyers.

Personal Injury LawyerAccidents happen – auto accidents, workplace accidents, accidents when you’re out and about. When you are involved in an accident, you need a personal injury lawyer in San Antonio to help make you whole again. The Law Offices of Cesar A. Montalvo can help guide you through the complexity of personal injury cases, whether it is a car accident, trucking accident, motorcycle accident or workplace accident. In each of these tragic events, we learn the specifics of your case to demonstrate that another party’s actions were the direct cause of your injuries or the loss of a family member and to win you the money you deserve for your losses.

With extensive knowledge of personal injury law and a proven track record of courtroom success, we draw on all available resources to secure every advantage to win your case. We look at every case individually and work with you to achieve the best result for your specific circumstances. If you live in San Antonio or surrounding areas and have been injured due to the negligence of another party, we are the attorneys for you.

When you Need a Lawyer for a Car Accident, You’ve Come to the Right Place.

car accident lawyerEverything is bigger in Texas, including the number of car accidents. In San Antonio alone, the number of car accidents has been rising by nearly 3,000 annually in recent years. Statewide, there are over 550,000 injury related accidents per year, with another 7,500+ pedestrian and cyclist accidents.

In most personal injury lawsuits, the injured party must prove that the defendant was negligent or acted recklessly and those actions resulted in the accident and subsequent injuries. It’s simple, yet not easy for an injured party to receive the compensation they need to recover from their injuries and go on with their lives. You have to hold the other party accountable for their actions. We can help you do this by this by demonstrating that the defendant violated traffic laws, failed to exercise reasonable care, or was driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. If we are able to prove negligence, you may be entitled to a range of damages, including compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and property damage. The amount of compensation awarded will depend on the severity of the injuries, the extent of the damages, and other factors such as the age and occupation of the plaintiff.

It is important to note that auto injury lawsuits can be complex and time-consuming. They often involve extensive investigation and evidence gathering, as well as negotiations with insurance companies and attorneys. As such, it is recommended that individuals wanting to file a lawsuit seek the advice of an experienced personal injury attorney specializing in auto injury cases. The Law Offices of Cesar A. Montalvo can help you navigate the legal process, investigate the cause of your accident, and determine which parties should be held liable for your injuries and losses. Our San Antonio legal team has won thousands of these cases and are ready to help you battle with insurance companies to get you the reparations you deserve.

An Experienced Truck Accident Lawyer Makes them Pay for Your Losses.

truck accident lawyerTruck accidents are extremely dangerous for everyone concerned. Trucks outweigh passenger cars by 20 to 30 times, so any collision with a passenger car can cause severe injuries or even death. Due to the sheer size of our state, Texas sees more accidents involving commercial trucks than any other state in the nation. In 2020, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), Texas experienced 643 fatalities involving truck crashes. Of those, more than half were the drivers of another vehicle.

18-wheelers and similar heavy trucks have the potential to cause major accidents involving multiple vehicles and serious injuries. The most common trucking accidents are rollovers, collisions, and jackknifing. One of the primary causes of truck accidents is improper maintenance. Malfunctions are sometimes due to design or manufacturing errors, but in most instances, substandard maintenance is to blame. Trucking firms that fail to follow federal laws regarding the care of their truck fleets can be held liable if an accident occurs.

If you or a loved one are involved in an accident involving an 18-wheeler or other large commercial vehicle, it is important to quickly seek legal advice. The experienced truck accident attorneys at The Law Offices of Cesar A. Montalvo can help you navigate the legal process, investigate the cause of the accident, and determine which parties should be held liable for your injuries or losses. Truck accident law is a specialized area of personal injury law that requires a deep understanding of federal and state regulations, as well as the specific issues related to the trucking industry. If you have been involved in a truck accident, it is important to work with an attorney who has experience in this area and can help you obtain the compensation you deserve. Contact us to discuss how we can help resolve your case.

Work With a Skilled San Antonio Motorcycle Accident Attorney to Get You Back on Your Feet.

motorcycle accident lawyerMotorcycle riders face unique dangers on the road. From inattentive drivers to road debris and poor maintenance, motorcycle riders must remain constantly vigilant for others’ errors. Sadly, not all accidents can be prevented. In 2021, there were over 7,000 motorcycle accidents in Texas. Of those, more than 500 resulted in death, with another 5,000 resulting in minor to serious injuries. Eighty percent of motorcycle accidents result in injury or death compared to 20% of passenger vehicle accidents. San Antonio is not immune to this startling problem.

If you or a family member are injured or killed in a motorcycle accident, serious financial and emotional burden is imminent. Our team of experienced San Antonio motorcycle accident lawyers can help you establish liability and receive the compensation you deserve.

In the event of an accident, it is crucial to seek assistance from a skilled attorney specializing in motorcycle accidents. Our team at the Law Offices of Cesar A. Montalvo can assist you in obtaining the necessary compensation to cover medical expenses and recoup any lost wages resulting from missed work.

Get the Help You Need with a Lawyer for Work Injuries.

lawyer for work injuriesFirst, some good news. According to OSHA, workplace deaths across the country were down by 60% over the past 50 years and the U.S. workplace injury and illness rate has dropped by about 74% in that same period. Unfortunately, in 2019, Texas had the highest number of workplace deaths compared to any other state in the country. According to recent studies by the  U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are approximately 2.6 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses and over 5,000 workplace fatalities annually, with 80-90 percent of serious injuries caused by human error.

Every worker deserves a workspace that is devoid of hazards and dangers. Texan employees are compelled to rely on their employers for a secure working environment. Unfortunately, employers often neglect safety regulations, forcing employees to deal with the consequences on their own. Many Texans are employed in construction, agriculture, oil and gas, transportation, and similar industries where they must confront potential risks in their daily work routine. A single instance of carelessness can lead to life-threatening injuries. Injuries that happen by accident are often qualified for workers’ compensation, while others, when there is lack of due diligence at fault, also may be grounds for a lawsuit.

You can file for workers’ compensation while seeking a personal injury lawsuit, but it is important to understand the difference. Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance carried by employers. It provides financial benefits and medical coverage for employees who are injured or become ill while at work. It is a no-fault system in which injured employees can receive benefits to cover medical expenses and rehabilitation costs, plus a portion of lost wages.

On the other hand, a personal injury lawsuit is a legal claim seeking compensation for injuries caused by the negligence or wrongful actions of another party. If successful, the injured plaintiff may be awarded damages that can cover medical expenses - at their choice of providers, -  lost wages, pain and suffering and other related losses. It is an important area of law that plays a critical role in holding individuals and companies accountable for their actions, and in helping injured parties recover from their injuries and move on with their lives.

With all of this background, it’s easy to see why it is so confusing to know what to do when you get injured at work. Should you file for worker’s compensation or sue your employer for a workplace injury? Personal injury lawsuits can be complex and time-consuming, and it is highly recommended that people seeking to file a lawsuit work with an experienced personal injury attorney. An attorney can help investigate the cause of the injury, gather evidence, negotiate with insurance companies, and represent the plaintiff in court. Consult with the San Antonio Law Office of Cesar A. Montalvo to help determine the best path forward for your specific case.

Consult with a Personal Injury Lawyer who can Win Your Case.

The Law Offices of Cesar A. Montalvo are here to help you recover from your accident and hold the responsible parties accountable, whether it is from a car accident, trucking accident, or any type of personal injury. Schedule a consultation to determine the best way forward for your particular case.