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Ryan DeHoyos

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10+

YEARS OF PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

5-Star

RATING ON
GOOGLE REVIEWS

1,000+

CASES AND
CLIENTS

$20 M

IN SETTLEMENTS & VERDICTS

Punitive Damages During a Personal Injury Case in Texas

Punitive damages or “exemplary damages” are awarded in civil trials to punish a defendant for gross negligence, recklessness or intentional misconduct. Such damages are not intended to compensate the victim but they are included in the compensation award, often resulting in a significantly higher amount than the standard economic and non-economic damages awarded in personal injury cases. The purpose of punitive damages is to punish the wrongdoing of the defendant and sometimes also to serve as a warning to the general public of the need to follow the duty of care expected of them. How likely are you to ...

By |April 11, 2022|Categories: After a Car Accident, Car Accident, Hire A Lawyer, Punitive Damages, Truck Accident|

How Long After a Car Accident Can You Claim Compensation for Your Injuries?

If you suffer injuries in a car accident in Houston due to the recklessness or negligence of another driver, the golden rule is to claim compensation as soon as possible. While you are unlikely to get paid immediately, starting the process promptly is important. A maximum time limit of two years after accident injuries applies in Texas, so you must make your claim before then. This presents no problems in most cases but exceptional cases may require more time—and the law doesn’t automatically allow for these. Free Online Consultation The general statute of limitation rule in Texas ...

By |January 31, 2022|Categories: Car Accident, Insurance, Insurance Company, Statute of Limitations, Truck Accident|

What to Do If You are Hit by a Drunk Driver in Houston

Any accident injury can be difficult to come to terms with but when your injury was a result of drunk driving, it can be especially tough to bear. Unfortunately, such accidents are on the rise in Houston. Once your injuries have received the necessary medical attention, thoughts often turn to the topic of compensation. Anyone hit by an intoxicated driver in Houston may be entitled to several different types of compensation. It is advisable to seek legal representation so that a trained and experienced accident injury attorney can fight for your rights and claim the compensation you are due. ...

By |January 28, 2022|Categories: Car Accident, Drunk Driving Injury, Personal Injury|

What Happens After Accidents with Uninsured Drivers in Houston Texas

It’s difficult enough to recover fair compensation for a motor vehicle accident injury when the at-fault party is insured – but what do you do when the at-fault party is uninsured or under-insured? This can be a challenging question for Houston drivers, cyclists, motorcyclists and pedestrians who are injured through no fault of their own on our roads. To be injured and then to discover that the at-fault party either had no insurance policy or that it had lapsed without being renewed can be devastating. Despite this apparent “double blow”, provisions exist to help you reclaim the costs you ...

By |December 13, 2021|Categories: Car Accident, Insurance, Truck Accident|

How Much Can You Expect From a Car Accident Settlement in Houston?

Car accident injuries can range from relatively minor soft tissue injuries to temporary or permanent paralysis, disability, disfigurement or death. The amount of compensation you are entitled to in Texas depends largely on how serious your injuries are and how much mental, emotional and physical pain and suffering you have endured. But it also depends on other factors, such as the actions you take after the accident, whether you appoint an experienced car accident injury lawyer to help, the evidence you can gather, and your interactions with the insurance company The following is what you need to know about ...

By |November 30, 2021|Categories: Car Accident, Civil Judgement, Hire A Lawyer, Insurance Company, Personal Injury|

Can I claim compensation for a pedestrian accident injury in Houston?

Unfortunately, when a pedestrian suffers an accident on Houston’s roads, there is only one winner. Not only do pedestrians come off second best when hit by a car, motorcycle, bicycle or another vehicle. Their injuries tend to be very serious – and may even be life-threatening. If you or a loved one suffer a pedestrian accident injury that was at least partly the fault of a negligent driver, you should seek immediate legal advice. Personal injury lawyer, Ryan DeHoyos, will provide the support and expertise you need at this challenging time, fighting for a fair deal either in or ...

By |September 21, 2021|Categories: Car Accident, mental anguish, Personal Injury|
Punitive Damages During a Personal Injury Case in Houston Texas

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