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Gina West ★★★★★ These are professional people who really do care. I called them for the first time on yesterday about my vehicle accident and Josh represented the firm with compassion. He listened, explained that someone would be contacting me today and minutes later Matt called me. I was given the option of an appointment the same day or early the next morning at my home. Matt provided me with his direct contact phone number and his email address. It's with 27 years of serving, training and experience in the United States Air Force that I give this law firm the highest recommendation. Grateful indeed, Gina W.Marvinette Monroe ★★★★★ I can’t say enough about Josh and the team at Mullen & Mullen with assisting with my motor vehicle accident in Dallas, TX. They’re consistently courteous, professional, and provide exceptional service. I will recommend their team for any motor vehicle accidents and slip & falls.Amber Burnett ★★★★★ Mullen & Mullen assisted my husband when he was injured in a motor vehicle collision on Main Street. They are absolutely wonderful Frisco personal injury lawyers. They assisted him in getting the medical attention he needed following the wreck. When it came time to negotiate with the insurance companies, they wouldn't take no for an answer. Our attorneys kept the heat on until they finally had to do the right thing. I feel like a lot of firms would have given up and recommended a lawsuit right away but Mullen & Mullen attorneys are super ethical and determined. They were eventually able to help my husband get almost the full available policy limits without the stress and time associated with a lawsuit. If you need a Frisco car accident attorney these are the injury lawyers you should call. Highly recommended!Chad Burnett ★★★★★ I hired Mullen & Mullen following a motor vehicle collision. I could not be more pleased with the Dallas personal injury lawyers I selected. They are the real deal! I was always kept in the loop on case developments. My attorneys sent the at-fault liability carrier multiple demands to make them agree to pay the policy limits. My lawyers also sent my own insurance company several demands to get them to offer me nearly the policy limits. A lot of attorneys would have given up and just recommended filing a lawsuit but Mullen & Mullen kept pounding the insurance companies until they did the right thing. This saved me a tremendous amount of money and time. I'm so very grateful that I found ethical, tenacious, and skilled attorneys to represent me. Mullen & Mullen gets my highest recommendation if you need a Dallas car accident attorney.C. BurnettDiane Wallace ★★★★★ Mullen and Mullen did an absolutely brilliant job representing me in an injury lawsuit and getting me maximum settlement results. I recommend them highly!Mari Hks ★★★★★ Highly recommend this law firm, Josh took care of my case he was very nice and professional along with everyone else.Cayleb Murphy ★★★★★ Honestly 5 stars doesn’t do them justice. Had an amazing experience working with Mullen and Mullen. I really felt taken care of throughout the entire process. Greg was especially nice to work with, he provided me with updates and answered all my questions whenever I had them. Would definitely recommend!Zac Canida ★★★★★ I’m only 22 and this was the first case I’ve ever had, I got recommended Mullen and Mullen by a friend who has used them plenty of times and said nothing but good things about them. I have yet to see or hear anything that contradicts her statements! Everyone on the Mullen and Mullen team has been super helpful and kind to me by explaining everything that had and needs to be done to get the case in the right direction. Greg especially has been very helpful by keeping me updated and answering any questions I might have about the situation, he’s been an amazing help and I’m glad I was able to get him assigned to help me get what I deserve from my car accident. Very professional and fast responses, If you are ever injured in a car accident I 100% recommend this team to fight for you, ask for Greg!Tossem'Up52 ★★★★★ Wow! What a Great Law Firm Mullin and Mullin. I was in an accident not long ago and if there's ever a misfortune in my life as such, Mullin and Mullin will be the Law Firm that I choose again to take care of everything. Thank you Mullin and Mullin again for everything.sisay Abera ★★★★★ Highly recommend this law firm, filled with very nice and professional people who put their clients first. Josh took care of my case and were able to reduce my medical bills significantly which was awesome! Very pleased and glad I had them to work on my car accident case.Thank you, Mullen & Mullen Law Firmclara johnson ★★★★★ I was involved in a personal injury car accident in Dallas Texas, l worked with Josh and Jessica, they were fantastic. If I ever need help again l won't hesitate to contact them again.Kimberly Palmoore ★★★★★ The best Accident Attorney's in the whole metro plex. Thanks Mr Morrison.Terrie Rachall ★★★★★ Joe Morrison with Mullen and Mullen was fantastic representing me for an injury on someone's property. He kept me updated through the entire 2 year process. If I had any questions, Joe took the time to personally take my call and provide answers. Joe negotiated a settlement very quickly and ensured I received a fair settlement. I highly recommend Mullen and Mullen and would hire them again if I need help in the future. Best experience with any lawyer I have ever had!!Caryn Bonosevich ★★★★★ Mullen & Mullen is awesome! Joseph and Erika made the process simple. I am thankful for the personal service I received.Andrew Brown ★★★★★ Shane Mullen helped me with a complex medical malpractice case. His commitment to my case and attention to detail led to a favorable outcome. I highly recommend Shane and the Mullen & Mullen Law Firm.Alex Malcolm ★★★★★ I was injured in a motorcycle accident, and Shane Mullen took on my case with determination and empathy. His attention to detail and commitment to my case led to a favorable outcome. I'm grateful for his hard work and highly recommend Mullen & Mullen Law Firm.Christopher Castillo ★★★★★ I was involved in bad accident, Thanks to Jessica and Josh from mullen and mullens they help through the whole process. Help me get treatment and really took care of me. Help get back on my feet I really appreciate them.R Brown ★★★★★ I have had such a wonderful representation under Joseph Morrison. He is a injury lawywer from Dallas and represented me on a case with several parties in a car accident. He worked hard, efficiently and quick to get me help and get the case settled. He is such an amazing attorney and his office staff is A+!Natasha Malone ★★★★★ I had the honor to work with Mr. Morrison and his team recently and he was a life saver. He was thorough, detail oriented and down to earth as they come. He knows his law and doesn't make you feel like a number in line, but like a human. You can't go wrong with direct access and a discounted rate, I made the right decision and you will too.Roison Fox ★★★★★ They helped me out of a tough situation, and never stopped fighting for what I deserved. I am so great full to have them as my law firm when I got in a bad wreck, I highly encourage they will support and guide you through out it all.falisha jones (l0velisha) ★★★★★ I was involved in a car accident in Dallas texas off mockingbird. I was T bone by someone who had ran a red light. Me being a young female, I felt lost and taken advantage of by the other parties insurance.I chose Mullen Mullen because they were the only law firm who physically wanted to meet me and hear my side. They helped me with all on the medical assistance that I needed . Although it was a lot of therapy, I was really happy with the doctors they sent me to. Josh was very welcoming and I honest in the process. Every time I felt so at ease after speaking with him. I am so happy I had him on my case. Very hands on. Highly recommend!!!Jacob Colerick ★★★★★ I cannot express how much Mullen & Mullen helped me turn a rough situation into something I could get through and manage properly.I was in a car accident on the way to work, and had chosen Joseph Morrison to represent and advise me on the matter. He provided me with solid advice and the right information to make educated decisions in the process of recovery. He was also extremely responsive and forthcoming whenever I had any questions. I had very little experience in legal matters so everything was new to me. Joe walked me through all the steps, helped coordinate my appointments with the right doctors, and definitely went above and beyond expectations. I am more than pleased with the outcome and would recommend both him and this firm to anyone!Lisa Tennant ★★★★★ I want to share our experience with Mullen & Mullen who Truly is a five star law firm.My daughter was involved in a serious accident she was 8 1/2 months pregnant and she suffered serious injuries and lost her baby.The person that hit her had no drivers license and no insurance.Not deterred by this Joseph Morrison was masterful at working our case. He was able to get our insurance company to agree to the maximum settlement under our uninsured/underinsured coverage. In addition he was also able to get our health insurance company to drop a huge lien against our settlement.Joe Morrison and his team were so empathetic to our situation. Even though there are limits to what you can be awarded under uninsured/underinsured they never made us feel unimportant.They fought for us and we felt as though they truly cared about us and wanted to have the best possible outcome.Joe Morrison was a true champion for our family and we highly recommend him and their firm.We are so glad that we chose Mullen and Mullen and so grateful for the quality services they provided.We all feel they are the best choice among many and were the right choice for our family.Richard Taylor ★★★★★ I cannot say enough good things about Mullen and Mullen, they are the best in the business! With a permanent neck injury, after already having a discectomy, my future was looking very dark. They got the full term limits from all parties and gave a light for my future instead. Always professional, and the best I've ever seen at answering concerns, and returning phone calls and messages. They are not just a cut above, they are the gold standard of what great attorneys should be. I especially want to thank Joe Morrison and Rosa, you are tops. Thank you both so very much.Klaus Dausmann ★★★★★ Mr. Joseph Morrison represented my daughter during that difficult time did not only get the professionalism that we needed but also a insurance of true empathy and respect for us as human beings. not one time did I feel that I am just a case. outstanding performance and customer service. I would recommend Mr.Joseph Morrison to my family and friends with good cognitionMs. Macias 2A ★★★★★ They really took care of me and did everything possible for me to get the most out of my accident! Highly recommend! Friendly staff that genuinely cares about you and makes you feel like they’ll do do anything in their power to help you.Paul Nolan ★★★★★ I've consulted with Joseph Morrison on a number of legal issues. He's a fantastic attorney and I highly recommend this firm.Stephanie Hull ★★★★★ Shane is a great lawyer. Him and his team were very understanding, professional, and informative. They deserve more than 5 stars and were great to work with. Thank you Shane!Veronica Da Ponte ★★★★★ The Top Choice community thanks you for your dedication to your city and celebrates your 2020 win with enthusiasm!Ellis Leigh Gardner ★★★★★ Josh Banks at this law firm did such a wonderful job helping me with my case that started in 2017. It may have taken some time, but he was very meticulous and made sure he had everything ready to go. I definitely would recommend him to anyone that is in need of a good lawyer!!Nathan Neto ★★★★★ As a 2019 Top Choice Award Winner, they have proven their dedication to their city by consistently providing excellence through their services. 5 stars!Dyvine Silvestre ★★★★★ They won the 2019 Top Choice Award for their excellence in the pursuit of top customer satisfaction and that equals to hundreds of great customer reviews! Thank you for sharing your passion with your beautiful city!Tami Gray Jordan ★★★★★ I am thankful to this law firm. Mr. Shane Mullen is not just an impressive and talented attorney, he also treats a person with respect. He takes his job very seriously, and he is compassionate with a case he takes on. To add, his assistant is awesome. Thanks!Roy C. ★★★★★ The handling of my case from a car wreck incident from the beginning, Josh Banks always had time to answer my questions and would give me updates when I asked. Aside from injury that I sustained, I always felt supported because they proved to me that they where working for the best interest of my situation and needs. I do not know what I would have done without you guys! Especially you Josh! I appreciate your kindness, patience and professionalism. The settlement amount was enough for my future concerns to help me reestablish myself because of my continued long term effects from the accident. Thank you so much!!!Laura Servidone ★★★★★ Mullen and Mullen, was the law firm I choose to represent me for a commercial accident case. I worked specifically with Joe Morrison who went above and beyond to help get a settlement during the most difficult time in my life. I was in and out of the Hospital for a year. Surgery was necessary immediately on my hand, also suffering from multiple herniated disks, 5 hematomas, and stiches where my left eyebrow used to be. I feel blessed to have such a competent law firm and lawyer on my side. Thank you Joe!Laura Villa ★★★★★ I am beyond grateful to this law firm and especially to Josh Banks. Josh delivered the greatest news several weeks ago. He notified me that my case had settled for an amount that I never imagined!!! Thank you Josh for suggesting to wait it out. This money couldn't have come at a better time. If yall only knew how many sleepless nights I had worrying how my situation would end. Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! Oh and by the way Josh I will be plugging in your number into my telephone and I will definitely be recommending you to anyone who needs representation!!Tape Mastah Steph ★★★★★ Mullen & Mullen are 100% true honest life savers.. They deserve 10 Stars!! Thank you for everything, Shane. You're the best! - StephanDanielle Johnson ★★★★★ Mullen & Mullen is an awesome law firm and they are very professional and provide excellent service would give them 6 stars if it was possible and I want to add a special thanks to Josh Banks who was with us every step of the way and made sure I was taken care of through this rough time.Jessica Cullum ★★★★★ Josh Banks is awesome to work with! Mullen and Mullen is such a great law firm!!Kyshia Roney ★★★★★ I really love MullennMullen law firm they really came through for me when I need them the most Joshua banks was able to get me back more then though I would get back. He returns my phone calls the same day and explain everything very well I highly recommend them.Good Life ★★★★★ I must admit before choosing Mullen & Mullen. I took advice from a friend who insisted that I contact another law firm who's name I was very familiar with, from constantly hearing there commercial on the radio. When I called the other law firm they set me up an appointment to come in an speak to someone. I went and was very impressed with how nice there office was, however I was not impressed with how much there fees where. Let's just say that I could see why the decor was so nice after I learned what they would charge me for representation. I politely declined and limped right out of there office. I then went home and started doing my own research online going from one firm to another, reading review after review and came across Mullen & Mullen. I called the office explained my situation just as I had done with the other law firm and the first thing that the lady asked me from Mullen & Mullen was would I like to come in? or Would I like for someone to come out to my home to talk with me? They sent someone out, he answered all of my questoins. He was very thorough and professional so I was only a little impressed at this time, until he explained to me what there fee would be. And that's when I became even more impressed. I was told that a Mr. Josh Banks would be contacting me and would be handling my case. Mr Banks always kept me informed with what was going on and would check to see if I was satisfied with the services that I was receiving. He also got me the maximum amount that I could receive without charging me an arm and a leg, the process didn't take long and I didn't have to go into some fancy smancy office. Over all my experience with Mullen & Mullen has been great! Keep up the good work Mullen & Mullen!Debbie Wilson ★★★★★ Truly great firm! Joseph Morrison went the extra mile to secure great results in a timely manner. I feel lucky to have found the firm and highly recommend, thanks again Joe!Joyce Terry ★★★★★ Josh and Jessica did an awesome job working on my case and got me the settlement I deserve. Other staff member were great and welcoming.Mason DuPont ★★★★★ Shane assisted me with my second case and much like the first one, was very informative and got me taken care of better than I'd hoped for. I recommend this law firm to anybody that would need an attorney!Talia Lozano ★★★★★ My husband and I worked with Joseph at Mullen & Mullen, he was extremely sincere and personable, he did everything he said he would and always followed up when promised. Mullen & Mullen took care of us from the very beginning making everything extremely easy to get the help we needed. It was our first time having to go through something like this and Joseph took care of us the whole way. We also had a recent bankruptcy due to loss of job, and Joseph was able to work with the trustee to get us even more than the court's exception would allow in our particular circumstances.My husband also wants to shout out to "Mike", the original representative we met with after our accident, he was extremely knowledgeable and made everything feel right when signing on with Mullen & Mullen, and gave us the confidence we had nothing to worry about.We were referred by my brother Carlos L. who went to school with Mr. Mullen's son and are glad we took his advice!Stacey Lawrence ★★★★★ I cannot say enough about Mullen & Mullen... I've been working with Shane Mullen and from the beginning he has taken the time to answer all of my questions and explain the process to me in terms which I could understand. He has personally called me through all of this giving me updates and advising me of my options. Other than showing up to my rehab appointments, Mullen & Mullen has done everything else.I am very grateful that I looked at the reviews such as this one and decided to give them a call because it has truly worked out in my favor.Thanks Shane!Deon Johnson ★★★★★ Definitely the best in the business. It is seriously a team effort with the Mullen and Mullen law firm. I hope No one has to go through a situation like mine but if you do I strongly recommend going to Mullen and Mullen . You will rest a lot easier knowing they have you back .Allie Farooq ★★★★★ We were hit by a drunk driver in Mesquite Texas, and immediately went to google search to find an attorney at the scene. We were very apprehensive because we had never been in this type of situation, and never had hired an attorney for a car wreck. We solely chose Mullen and Mullen based on their 5 star review. We are so glad we made this decision! We were both hurt bad and had to see doctors and go through physical therapy. Joseph Morrison handled our case and was so extremely caring and understood our pain, he took his time with our case. Every time I called, he answered, and spent so much time on the phone answering each question. He made sure we got all the treatment necessary before closing our case. We were extremely pleased with the end and will always call if we ever need him. My husband told me it's so easy and they are so nice it makes me nervous. We learned it really was just easy! They really did have our best interest at heart. Our neighbor had a similar wreck and we told them to call and they didn't. They lost so much and the wife still has pain to this day. She always says to me we should have called.Brittany Puckett ★★★★★ I want to thank Joseph with Mullen & Mullen for being the best attorney anyone could have asked for. He worked very hard in getting the medical help I needed after my auto accident. He made me feel like I was his only client. He kept me informed on what was happening during my case and truly cared about my health care needs. His hard work and legal knowledge helped me in getting the insurance limits for pain and suffering allowed. It was more than I expected. Thank you for everything you did for me. I highly recommend Joseph Morrison with Mullen & Mullen Law Firm.Kimberly Greer Nichols ★★★★★ I hired Shane Mullen as my personal injury lawyer for a slip and fall case. I hired them because of the positive reviews they had as well as the amount of experience. I was not disappointed. Shane and Mullen & Mullen did a great job for me and I couldn't be more pleased.Razieh Shoorab ★★★★★ As a future chiropractor who also works for a successful chiropractic office, I deal with many personal injury cases as well as different lawyers. Hands down Mullen & Mullen has been the best. They really do take their business to a personal level. After a screening call from one of his assistance, it was the next day that Shane Mullen called me. I will never forget our first conversation and one thing in particular that he said to me. I said, “This is the first time I am talking with you but I trust you so much” and he replied: “I Fully Trust Myself Too.” That was what I wanted to hear. I wanted to make sure that my lawyer is confident and my case is in good hands and with that settlement he proved his confidence and competence. As an experienced client I suggest that if you ever involve in an accident and need an attorney, do yourself a favor and call Shane Mullen. He will represent you with a passion for justice. Thank you Shane, you are amazing!Razieh Shoorab ★★★★★ There is no way I can express my gratitude towards Mullen & Mullen law firm. Working with them has been by far the best legal experience I have ever had. I was not a million dollar client but was treated like one. I am so grateful that my case was accepted by them and very thankful that I have been awarded a great and beyond imagination settlement because Shane Mullen fought for me relentlessly. I highly recommend everyone to give him a call before turning into any other lawyer. Great job and Thank you again!Danielle Valentino ★★★★★ I had used them before and I delt with Shane Mullen and I can say by far the BEST lawyer I have used! Helped me tremendously! If you need a lawyer call them. Hands down the best!!!!!Diane MacNeil ★★★★★ Having Shane on your case is like sending a pit bull after any other dog - they may "bow up" to try to look bigger and stronger, but the pit is going to win in the long run!Milagros Yates ★★★★★ This is the best law firm in Dallas Tx. This is my second case with this law firm, If I ever have another case I will go right back to him.
Not only do we offer the lowest fee, according to TopVerdict.com, our Fort Worth drunk driving accident attorneys obtained 43 TX “Top 50” personal injury settlements in the last 3 years. We will maximize your compensation, and you will pay ZERO until after your claim settles. Just call (214) INJURED now to talk to an attorney who cares, or use the form or chat feature on this page to request your free consultation.
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Top Fort Worth Drunk Driving Accident Lawyers Who Settle for More
YOU CAN TRUST OUR FAMILY TO FIGHT FOR YOURS™
If you were injured in a drunk driving accident, our dedicated attorneys in Fort Worth are committed to securing the highest possible settlement for your case, all while providing you with the lowest contingency fee. We will vigorously hold the intoxicated driver accountable and thoroughly investigate whether an establishment, such as a bar or restaurant, might also bear liability for over-serving the impaired motorist under the “Dram Shop” law. Your case will be handled with the same care and dedication we’d expect for ourselves.
Mullen & Mullen consistently garners recognition from TopVerdict for achieving some of the largest settlements in the state of Texas. In the past three years, our firm has earned a spot on the “Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements” list in Texas an impressive 43 times. During one of those years, we secured 19 of the “Top 50” results, all related to clients injured in motor vehicle accidents. Our exceptional track record enables us to offer a 29% pre-suit contingency fee which is significantly below the industry standard of 33.3%-35%, ensuring you receive more of your rightful compensation.
Our dedicated local team possesses an unwavering work ethic and a genuine commitment to our clients. We’ve had the privilege of serving North Texas for over 40 years. This is our backyard. Contact us now at (817) 768-6680 to schedule a free consultation and receive expert guidance.
A Message From Our Managing Partner
“Our firm leaves no stone unturned in DWI investigations.”
A drunk person who decides to drive sometimes unfortunately causes life-changing results. We represent individuals, and their families, who have had their lives turned upside down by the reckless actions of a drunken driver.
Our job is to hold drunk drivers accountable for the harm they cause you and your family. Part of holding them accountable may also involve seeking punitive damages. These damages are designed to punish the drunk driver and to discourage others from engaging in the same irresponsible behavior in the future.
It’s also our job to hold bars and restaurants accountable for their actions as well. In the case of someone driving drunk, they may have knowingly overserved an obviously intoxicated person. When it comes to drunk driving, you can potentially hold such establishments financially responsible for their actions through a “dram shop” / bar liability cause of action.
How Two Clients Recently Recovered $1 Million+ in Damages
Recently, we represented a husband and wife who were hit by a drunk driver while they were riding their motorcycle. Fortunately, in this situation we were able to quickly get in contact with the drunk driver, which is usually quite hard to do. Also, fortuitously, the drunk driver shared that they had been served at a nearby bar, even though they were under 21. In most cases, it is nearly impossible to find and contact a drunk driver. It was extremely fortunate that we were able to get in touch with her. The drunk driver also gave us the name of the bar she had been drinking at. Next, we filed a complaint with the TABC (Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission), and they began an investigation into the matter. We also shared evidence with the TABC agent performing the investigation.
Eventually, we were able to secure the full policy liability limits of the driver, which was $60,000. The bar that overserved the drunk driver was also required to pay their full liquor liability policy limits of $1 million. In addition, what makes this whole story even better is that we did not have to file a lawsuit! This of course saved our clients a huge amount of time and money. There’s nothing that feels more rewarding for us than when we’re able to score a quick victory for a client and make the community slightly safer all at once.
Shane Mullen, Attorney at Law
Fighting for Justice and Max Compensation
Because we represent many drunk driving accident victims, we understand the devastating consequences they often experience. While drunk driving accidents do affect the direct victims the most, it’s also important to remember that they affect their families and communities too. As dedicated drunk driving accident lawyers in Fort Worth, we maintain a strong commitment to those that drunk drivers have harmed or killed.
When you choose Mullen & Mullen, not only do you get our experience, but you also get our compassion as well. You don’t need our drunk driving accident lawyers to increase your stress. Instead, you can count on our lawyers to care for every one of your physical and emotional needs. Our lawyers will help you navigate the complicated legal system, and we will fight our hardest to get max compensation on your behalf.
A Little About Our Highly Skilled Attorneys
Shane V. Mullen, Managing Partner
Managing Attorney, Shane V. Mullen has been handling drunk driving accident cases for 21 years. He is “Top Rated” by Thompson Reuters who named him as a Texas Super Lawyer 3 consecutive years. Shane is also a lifetime member of both the Million & Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums, solidifying his expertise in handling significant cases. He is also an esteemed member of Rue Ratings’ Best Attorneys of America, further attesting to his exceptional legal prowess. Shane brings hard-won, battle born knowledge to your case.
Joseph R. Morrison, Senior Associate
With 18 years of drunk driving accident experience, Attorney Joseph R. Morrison has established himself as a highly skilled legal professional. Notably, he served as counsel of record in a case that garnered recognition from VerdictSearch.com as a top 5 Premises liability (slip and fall) settlement in Texas. The defendant in this case was a Fortune 500 company with an annual revenue exceeding 11 billion. The specific case, Jeffrey Young v. ConAgra Foods, Inc., showcased Joe’s exceptional abilities in achieving favorable outcomes.
Joe is a distinguished member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers, solidifying his standing among the nation’s most esteemed legal practitioners. Furthermore, his membership in both the Million & Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums further attests to his expertise in handling substantial cases.
Regis L. Mullen, Founder
Attorney Regis L. Mullen, our Founder, received his Admission to practice law in 1967 and has 56 years of experience. Previously a Litigation Supervisor at Allstate Insurance Company, he knows all the tactics liability carriers use to deny or reduce personal injury settlements. Drawing upon his profound comprehension of the inner workings of the insurance industry, Regis established a law firm dedicated to meeting the legal needs of injured individuals in North Texas.
Why Choose Mullen & Mullen to Handle Your Drunk Driving Injury Case?
For starters, insurers know our name and track record. They do not want to see that they’ll be fighting against Mullen & Mullen. To back this claim up, according to the website “TopVerdict,” Mullen & Mullen has achieved 43 of the “Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements” in Texas over the past three years. During just one of those years, our firm was responsible for 19 of the “Top 50” results. Know that all 19 were for people harmed in motor vehicle accidents.
Now, combine this track record with our low 29% pre-suit contingency fee, and you can feel confident that you will get more money with Mullen & Mullen than with any other drunk driving accident lawyer in the Fort Worth area.
Also, understand that you never pay us any fees until after your claim has been fully settled.
You can schedule your free consultation now by calling (817) 768-6680. Let our experienced drunk driving accident lawyers give you the legal guidance you need and fight to obtain max compensation on your behalf.
Make sure you take advantage of our 29% pre-suit contingency fee, which is available to you if we don’t have to file a lawsuit. Additionally, recall that you don’t pay anything until after your claim is settled. Schedule your free consultation now. Let Mullen & Mullen give you the legal guidance you need to obtain a favorable settlement during this difficult time of life.
More Reasons to Choose Mullen & Mullen
For starters, insurers know our name and track record. They do not want to see that they’ll be fighting against Mullen & Mullen. To back this claim up, according to TopVerdict.com, Mullen & Mullen has achieved 43 of the “Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements” in Texas over the past three years. During just one of those years, our firm was responsible for 19 of the “Top 50” results. Know that all 19 were for people harmed in motor vehicle accidents.
To obtain max compensation from a drunk driver, you need a deep understanding of a variety of legal complexities. Remember that we have been in business for more than four decades. Additionally, this means that we have more than 95 years of combined experience. Much of this experience has involved holding drunk drivers accountable for their reckless actions.
Mullen & Mullen’s drunk driving accident lawyers understand the nuances of how alcohol-related crashes work. Our experienced team also investigates all those details for you. If the driver was already obviously intoxicated, but an establishment opted to overserve them anyway, then they will be held responsible through a “dram shop” cause of action. Because our drunk driving accident lawyers are so experienced, we routinely settle for “full policy limits.” To make good even better, we do this without even filing a lawsuit! Practically speaking, this means that much more of YOUR settlement money goes into your pocket.
Diagnostic and Medical Treatment Without the Upfront Cost
Believe it or not, the fact that you were involved in a drunk driving accident makes it more difficult to get the medical care you need. Unfortunately, this happens because most doctors don’t want to get in the middle of a complicated legal matter. Many will also choose not to see you even if you have the necessary health insurance. However, we have established many relationships with medical professionals and institutions who are willing to be involved with the legal system. Although this sounds hard to believe, they’re also willing to delay billing until after your claim settles. These are the types of relationships you can only create by having extensive experience and a strong reputation in the Fort Worth area. If you recall, we’ve said we’ve been in business for the past 40 years. Understand that many drunk driving accident lawyers in the Fort Worth area are unable to match this!
Comprehensive Legal Representation
When you choose Mullen & Mullen, understand that our legal representation covers all your needs. In addition, our approach is tailored to your specific situation. Each case is unique and has its own ins and outs. Because of that, and because of our smaller size as a firm, we focus greatly on personal relationships. Our drunk driving accident attorneys take the time to create a genuine relationship with every client. In addition, we gather evidence, consult with experts, interview witnesses, and frequently reconstruct the events that caused your accident. Once we’ve gathered all this info, we create a persuasive case. This case holds the drunk driver, and the establishment who overserved them, responsible for the harm they have caused you.
Any drunk driving accident is emotionally and physically traumatic. At the very worst, a drunk driving accident can change your life forever. We’ve been serving the Fort Worth area for more than 40 years. This gives us a deep knowledge of all the consequences that drunk driving accidents cause. To make matters as easy on you as possible, each member of our team understands how to offer compassionate support as the legal process plays itself out. All our attorneys know how to listen to and address all the questions and concerns you may have. As your case works its way through the legal system, you will be informed of each step along the way. All this means you get more time to focus on your physical and emotional recovery while we fight hard to get you max compensation for your injuries.
Zac Canida on Google said:“I’m only 22 and this was the first case I’ve ever had, I got recommended Mullen and Mullen by a friend who has used them plenty of times and said nothing but good things about them. I have yet to see or hear anything that contradicts her statements! Everyone on the Mullen and Mullen team has been super helpful and kind to me by explaining everything that needs to be done to get the case going in the right direction. Greg especially has been very helpful by keeping me updated and answering any questions I might have about the situation; he’s been an amazing help and I’m glad I was able to get him assigned to help me get what I deserve from my car accident. Very professional and fast responses. If you are ever injured in a car accident I 100% recommend this team to fight for you, ask for Greg!”
Falisha Jones on Google said:“I was involved in a car accident in Dallas Texas off mockingbird. I was t-boned by someone who had run a red light. Me being a young female, I felt lost and taken advantage of by the other party’s insurance.
I chose Mullen & Mullen because they were the only law firm that physically wanted to meet me and hear my side. They helped me with all the medical assistance that I needed. Although it was a lot of therapy, I was really happy with the doctors they sent me to. Josh was very welcoming and honest in the process. Every time I felt so at ease after speaking with him. I am so happy I had him on my case. Very hands on. Highly recommend!”
Alex Malcolm on Google said:“I was injured in a motorcycle accident, and Shane Mullen took on my case with determination and empathy. His attention to detail and commitment to my case led to a favorable outcome. I’m grateful for his hard work and highly recommend Mullen & Mullen Law Firm.”
Seeking Justice and Obtaining Fair Compensation
It’s our goal to seek justice and obtain fair compensation for everyone who approaches us and has a need for our services. Our lawyers work tirelessly and pursue every available legal avenue, while also seeking maximum compensation on your behalf. In formal legal language, you call this compensation “damages.” You can seek damages for medical expenses, property damage, lost wages, impairment, pain, suffering, and mental anguish. You can also seek other non-economic damages.
Trial Experience and Advocacy
Call our team of experienced drunk driving accident attorneys today if a drunk driver has negligently caused harm to you or your loved one. We offer free consultations, and during your free consultation, our lawyers will:
Assess your case.
Discuss your legal options.
Give you guidance on what to do next.
You must meet certain legal deadlines, such as the statute of limitations. That means it’s critical for you to contact us as soon as you’re able. Let our skilled drunk driving accident attorneys obtain max compensation for you.
Contact us today to begin your journey towards healing and justice. We’ll be your trusted advocates while you focus exclusively on your recovery. Remember that this consultation is yours 100% free. You have absolutely no obligation to hire us on the spot.
Drunk Driving Injury Claim Frequently Asked Questions and Texas Law
Below you will find the answers to many commonly asked questions about Texas drunk driving law.
Am I automatically entitled to punitive damages when a drunk driver hits me?
You might be. However, there is no guarantee that you would be entitled to such damages. Punitive damages were created to punish grossly negligent behavior. They also exist to send a strong message to those who might consider engaging in the same behavior.
At Mullen & Mullen, we do everything in our power to obtain punitive damages for you. However, it’s not ethical for us to guarantee that you will get them.
How do I prove that the drunk driver was in fact intoxicated when they caused my accident?
Remember that this is your responsibility because Texas law says it is. Fortunately, there’s several ways you can prove this. The easiest way to prove this lies in showing that the Texas Peace Officer arrested the driver on suspicion of DWI or DUI.
What happens if criminal charges were dropped or resulted in a “not guilty” verdict?
If either of those is the case, you may still be able to get punitive damages. When you consider criminal cases, the standard is that you must prove “beyond a reasonable doubt” that the accused person engaged in the alleged actions. With civil cases, however, you only need a “preponderance of the evidence.” In simple terms, a “preponderance of the evidence” means it is more likely than not that the accused engaged in the alleged actions.
How do we compile the necessary evidence that proves the drunk driver was intoxicated when they caused your accident?
For starters, our in-house private investigators will obtain a copy of the Texas Peace Officer’s crash report, if one is completed. In addition, our team will submit an open records request to all relevant law enforcement agencies. The point of an open records request is to get a copy of all documents relevant to your accident. Such documents can include officer notes, witness statements, and body camera footage. While our team works to obtain that information, they also monitor for the potential advancement of any criminal charges. They do this by keeping in close touch with prosecutors as they handle the case.
In addition to all that, we also do a thorough background check on the individual who caused your accident. We identify all financial resources the driver has available and look at their prior criminal history if applicable.
What if the police didn’t investigate my car accident? Can I still prove the other driver was drunk or high?
Yes. You can. It just becomes a lot more difficult to do so. However, your testimony alone may be enough to prove the other driver was drunk or high at the time of your accident.
For example, you may have witnessed the other driver discarding beer cans, slurring their speech, stumbling, or struggling to maintain their balance. It could have been that you also smelled alcohol on them. Additionally, you could have witnessed any of a number of other indicators that showed they were drunk or high. All you would have to do is simply testify about what you experienced.
It’s also important to understand that proving the other driver was drunk or high becomes a lot easier if you have another witness whose testimony corroborates yours. To prove that the other driver was drunk or high, they can also make statements different from yours but that nonetheless indicate the guilt of the other driver.
How will the drunk driving accident lawyers at Mullen & Mullen help me with this?
Our experienced in-house accident investigators will do everything they can to locate all witnesses who can testify about the words and actions of the at-fault party. Our investigators have all the necessary skills to know how to thoroughly canvass areas and identify potential witnesses. Our team can also consistently get sworn affidavits from such witnesses once located.
When exactly should you file insurance claims after a drunk driving accident? You should do this as soon as you possibly can. Speaking in general terms, the sooner you file your claims, the faster you can get your car repaired.
What insurance claims should I file?
You may be able to file any one of the below claims, depending on your situation:
Filing a liability claim allows you to seek compensation for property and injury damages.
You may also be able to file a liability claim against the drunk driver’s employer if the driver was driving while employed at the time of the accident. As was the case with the previous claim, this claim seeks to recover compensation for property and injury damages.
Your own insurance’s uninsured motorist policy can have a claim filed against it if the other driver doesn’t have any insurance at all.
You can also file a liability claim against the owner of a vehicle if they negligently entrusted it to someone who was drunk or high. Again, this type of claim would give you access to property and injury damages.
What if the damages (the amount of money you want to collect) exceed the insurance an underinsured driver has available? If this is the case for you, then you can file a claim with your own insurance’s underinsured motorist policy.
You may also be able to file a personal injury protection (PIP) claim with your own insurer. This type of claim aims to reimburse you for the medical bills and lost wages you incurred because of your accident.
If a bar or restaurant overserves an obviously intoxicated person, then you may be able to file a “dram shop” cause of action.
Understand that when your case first begins, our attorneys will file all the appropriate paperwork with the insurance carriers. In addition, know that a household policy may cover you, which also includes even if you don’t own a vehicle.
Should I repair or replace my vehicle?
This one depends a little on your circumstances. Remember that the insurance company’s goal will be to pay you as little as possible, regardless of whether you repair or replace it. Whatever you choose to do, we are happy to help make sure it happens in a timely way and that you get the most value possible for your vehicle.
The at-fault party’s insurer has recommended a repair shop to take my car to. Should I do that?
You should not do this. The at-fault party’s insurer tries to get you to do this because it gives them the opportunity to pay you as little as they can for your vehicle. In Texas, you can take your car to whatever repair shop you want. So, do that instead. We absolutely recommend it.
Does Texas law entitle me to a rental car?
In nearly every case, yes, you do have this right. However, if your car has been deemed a “total loss,” then you most likely do not have the right to a rental car. Also, understand that when your car is “totaled,” then Texas law entitles you to the fair market value for your car only. In some cases, however, a rare few insurance carriers will pay for a rental car if yours has been deemed a “total loss.”
How do you get fast access to a rental vehicle?
If this is what you want, then file a property damage claim with your own insurer and ask for your rental vehicle (assuming your insurance policy entitles you to a rental vehicle). Remember that you will probably have to pay your deductible. However, the deductible amount you pay will be reimbursed to you. This will happen when the at-fault party pays to repair and/or replace your vehicle.
Securing a Law Loan
Can I get a law loan against my injury claim?
Most likely, you can. Understand, however, that to access the loan itself, you will need the help of an attorney. Our experienced attorneys work with all major law loan companies. This means you’ll have access to the funds you need to make it by while you wait for your claim to work its way through the legal system.
How to Secure Medical Treatment After Your Accident
What if I don’t have health insurance? What if I can’t afford my deductible? Can I still access the medical treatment I need?
Yes. You can. Mullen & Mullen has a unique advantage in this regard. Because of our more than four decades of experience serving the Fort Worth area, we have established and trusted relationships with all major medical providers. They willingly delay all billing until after your claim settles. We work with every type of medical professional and institution you can think of, so you have absolutely nothing to worry about. We work with anesthesiologists, neurosurgeons, surgeons, hospitals, and more. Of course, understand that you would need to establish all insurance proceeds prior to having any surgery.
What happens if my health insurer pays some of my medical bills before I get my settlement?
If you end up recovering funds from another party for your accident, then clearly, it’s only fair that your insurer gets reimbursed for whatever they paid. In legal terms, you call this “subrogation.” Understand that, because of our more than four decades of experience, our attorneys can likely get you a ⅓ reduction on any health insurance lien you have. Often, this ⅓ reduction more than covers the cost of our attorneys’ fees.
Types of Damages You Might Be Able to Recover from the Drunk Driver in Texas
What damages am I entitled to if I’m the victim in a drunk driving accident?
The types of damages you can recover fall into two major categories: “economic” and “non-economic.”
Economic damages include:
Past, present, and future medical expenses
Replacement value of your vehicle
Vehicle repair costs
Diminished value of your vehicle after it’s repaired
Loss of earning capacity
Non-economic damages are far more difficult to calculate than economic damages. This is because of their non-physical nature. How much do you value the pain and mental anguish you experience in a fair and objective way? There is no precise mathematical formula to calculate this. You can still get non-economic damages. The problem is simply that they are much harder to calculate. You can possibly get the below non-economic damages:
Past and future pain and suffering
Mental anguish in the past and future
Past and future impairment
At Mullen & Mullen, we have more than 95 years of combined experience obtaining damages for drunk driving victims. We will do everything we can to make sure you get the largest possible financial recovery and to completely develop your damage model. Sometimes, it will be necessary for us to retain certain experts when needed to establish both liability and damages. We will do this whenever required.
Injury Cases Against Fort Worth Bars & Restaurants for Overserving an Obviously Intoxicated Person
What happens to a bar, restaurant, or other establishment if they overserve the drunk driver who causes your accident?
If a bar, restaurant, or other establishment overserved an obviously intoxicated person, then you are entitled to file a liability claim against them if the drunk person caused your accident. This is called a “dram shop” cause of action in the legal profession. This type of case requires you to do what we just talked about: prove that an obviously intoxicated person was overserved.
Contact Us for a Free Consultation
Call (817) 768-6680 to talk to a Fort Worth drunk driving accident attorney right now. We won’t put any pressure on you to hire us on the spot. Simply learn how we’ll approach your case and get some excellent free advice. Make your decision only when you feel 100% ready. Do remember though, that the Texas statute of limitations gives you just 2 years from the date of your accident to file a claim.
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Shane V. Mullen is an attorney licensed by the State of Texas for the general practice of law, and the Managing Partner at Mullen & Mullen Law Firm in Dallas, TX. His firm focuses exclusively on personal injury law and has been in business for 40 years (since 1983). Before becoming a lawyer, Shane worked for his father as an accident injury claims investigator.