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Chad BurnettChad Burnett
16:28 30 Oct 23
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. Burnett
Diane WallaceDiane Wallace
17:43 26 Oct 23
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 HksMari Hks
17:38 04 Oct 23
Highly recommend this law firm, Josh took care of my case he was very nice and professional along with everyone else.
Zac CanidaZac Canida
17:14 26 Sep 23
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!
sisay Aberasisay Abera
15:50 13 Sep 23
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 Firm
Terrie RachallTerrie Rachall
20:13 28 Jul 23
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!!
Alex MalcolmAlex Malcolm
22:05 17 May 23
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.
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!!!
Camry AdamsCamry Adams
16:21 14 Dec 22
Karen Lavigne is my name, and I had a great experience with Mullen & Mullen. Josh and Jessica was very patient and informative. If I had to decide again on which law firm to go with it would be Mullen & Mullen. Very transparent about ALL of my money down to the penny. I definitely recommend.
14:57 01 Oct 22
It Honestly baffles me to see ANY negative or low reviews on this law firm. My case is far from over, however, I have never known a lawyer or law firm to not only give you their personal cell phone number but to also respond within 15 minutes. Never a complaint on the 10 plus text messages asking questions or the 2-3 paragraph e-mails. Never telling you it's to late or they are off the clock. They are NEVER off the clock. This firm has two or three lawyers dealing with numerous clients and STILL manage to do all they can to make you feel you are the only one. Try to remember they are human. They truly do everything to put you and your recovery first. The process is long but not something they have any control over. They don't control the Dr. Appointments or your recovery. They will help you find amazing Dr.s then it's up to you to be proactive in your recovery and keeping your appointments. It's been over a year and a half since my injury and my amazing, patient, and hardworking Attorney Joe has been here with me every step of the way. Hundreds of 5 star reviews. 3 or 4 low ones. You do the math.
Paul SPaul S
21:36 05 Sep 22
Mullen and Mullen are the best personal injury team in DFW. When you hire Mullen and Mullen, you have the best personal injury attorneys in DFW. You are getting the best support staff in the state of Texas.Knowing every case is unique. My case took 3 years to complete. My team was professional in the face of a lot of stalling tactics. Without a bat of an eye, the team turned up the heat on the defense for the best possible outcome for all parties.Without details, this group changed not only my life. Mullen and Mullen helped me change my outlook on life after the accident.The most important lessons I learned: 1) Do not try to navigate an personal injury case no matter the cause 2) Listen and follow the advice of your attorney. Get the best in Texas.Shane and Paul, thank you from me and my family.
Larry JohnsonLarry Johnson
17:00 06 Jul 22
I would like to thank Mullen and Mullen for the great service I received. I was involved in an accident and they really helped me out. I worked with the paralegal named Josh and he really made everything a simple process. Josh did a wonderful job and I couldn't be happier!
yolanda Rodriguezyolanda Rodriguez
23:17 15 Jun 22
I love they way they work and communication is the best, they will reach out to you and see if you need anything. Questions you have them they will answer you. Josh is an excelente person that help me so much he was always there for me and if I called him he would return my call as fast as he could. He explained everything I asked and I was really comfortable with him. Josh you are an awesome person. Thank you for everything. I love their services n I would highly reconmand them. Mullen and Mullen are there for you as soon as you call them.
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In the last four years, our firm made Top Verdict’s “Top 50” Personal Injury Settlements in Texas list 44 times, and the “Top 100” list 70 times.

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Top Frisco Drunk Driving Accident Lawyers Who Settle For More


If you were injured in a drunk driving accident, our dedicated attorneys in Frisco are committed to securing the highest possible settlement for you, all while ensuring you pay the lowest contingency fee. We vigorously hold the intoxicated driver accountable and meticulously investigate whether bars, restaurants, or other establishments could also be held liable under the “Dram Shop” law for overserving the drunk motorist. We handle your case with the same level of care and attention that we would expect for our own.

At Mullen & Mullen, our reputation speaks volumes. We have consistently been honored by TopVerdict for achieving some of the largest recoveries in the entire state of Texas. In the last 4 years our firm made the Texas “Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements” list 44 times, and the “Top 100” list 70 times. During one of those years, 19 of our cases were among the “Top 50” all involving clients injured in motor vehicle accidents. Thanks to our outstanding track record, we can offer a below-industry-standard pre-suit contingency fee of 29%, ensuring that you receive more compensation in your hands.

Our local team of experts possesses an unparalleled work ethic and genuine concern for your well-being. With over 40 years of dedicated service to North Texas, this is our backyard. Reach out to us now at (214) 529-3476 for a complimentary consultation and expert guidance tailored to your situation.

What Your Attorney Says

Our firm leaves no stone unturned in DWI investigations.

A drunk person getting behind the wheel can unfortunately lead to life changing results. We represent individuals, and their families, who have had their lives devastated by the negligent actions of a drunk driver.

It’s our job to hold drunk drivers accountable for the hurt they cause you and your loved ones. Part of their accountability can also include punitive damages. Such damages are designed to punish the drunk driver for their actions and to deter others from engaging in the same behavior in the future.

We also hold bars and restaurants who overserve their patrons accountable for their actions. You may be entitled to recover financial damages from a bar or restaurant if they overserved an obviously intoxicated patron who later got behind the wheel and hurt you or your loved one. This happens through what is called a “dram shop” / bar liability cause of action.

In one of our more recent claims, a husband and wife were hit by a drunk driver while they were riding their motorcycle. Fortunately, we were able to quickly establish contact with the drunk driver. This is usually quite difficult to do. The drunk driver admitted she had been served by a nearby bar despite being under the age of 21.

In most situations, drunk drivers disappear when you try to contact them. So, it was quite fortunate that we were able to establish contact with her. The drunk driver also identified the bar which she had been drinking at. Next, we filed a complaint with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC). This began an investigation on their part. We also shared evidence with the agent assigned to the investigation.

Eventually, we secured the full policy liability limits of the driver, which was $60,000. The establishment that overserved her was also required to pay the full liquor liability policy limits of $1,000,000. To make this whole story even better, we didn’t have to file a lawsuit to make any of this happen! Of course, this saved our clients a ton of time and money. Nothing feels more rewarding than scoring a quick victory for our clients and making the community slightly safer at the same time.

Shane V. Mullen

Our Results Speak For Themselves

Gross Settlements Before Fees & Expenses

We have achieved numerous multimillion-dollar settlements across all practice areas, but we are restricted from displaying some very large results due to settlement confidentiality. Here are a few recent results without confidentiality agreements:

Work Accident

Wrongful Death

Vehicle Accident

Vehicle Accident

Vehicle Accident

Premises Liability

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Why Choose Mullen & Mullen to Handle Your Case?

According to, our Dallas attorneys consistently achieve some of the highest recoveries in the state of Texas. As a matter of fact, in the last four years, we’ve made their Texas “Top 50” Personal Injury Settlements list 43 times, and their “Top 100” list 70 times. For example, in 2021 one of our claims made the Top 10 list, eight made the Top 11-20 list, and ten made the Top 21-50 list. When you factor in our reduced 29% contingency fee, we are confident we will help you recover more. At Mullen & Mullen, we pride ourselves on routinely recovering full policy limits for our clients without the necessity of costly and time-consuming litigation.

According to, our Dallas attorneys consistently achieve some of the highest recoveries in the state of Texas. As a matter of fact, in the last three years we’ve made their “Texas Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements” list 43 times. For example, in 2021 one of our claims made the Top 10 list, eight made the Top 11-20 list, and ten made the Top 21-50 list. When you factor in our reduced 29% contingency fee, we are confident we will help you recover more. At Mullen & Mullen, we pride ourselves on routinely recovering full policy limits for our clients without the necessity of costly and time-consuming litigation.

We have access to state-of-the-art diagnostic technology through well-established relationships with medical doctors, surgeons, physical therapists, chiropractors, neurologists, counselors, and other healthcare providers in the entire DFW Metroplex. You receive the quality medical attention you need from local providers near where you live or work. These providers specialize in treating people hurt in accidents of all kinds and they know how to properly document injuries to meet the legal burden of proof in your personal injury case. These providers are also willing to delay billing collections until after your case is resolved so you can focus on recovering without additional stress. Physicians that don’t routinely treat accident victims as part of their practice usually turn away patients over fear of being involved in the legal process or fear of health insurance companies refusing to pay accident-related healthcare bills. Please call us at 214-747-5240 for a free consultation and some advice.

Even if you don’t have health insurance or can’t afford your deductible, Mullen & Mullen will secure you the quality healthcare and state-of-the art diagnostics you deserve with no upfront out of pocket costs.

Shane, Joseph and Regis have almost 100 years of combined experience practicing personal injury law. That doesn’t even include the combined experience of the attorneys that serve as of-counsel to Mullen & Mullen at no additional cost to our clients. Our firm continues to evolve, but we never forget our Core Values. We do the right thing, handle cases the way we would want our own case handled, and we truly listen to clients. We have over 40 years of local knowledge, and that matters!

Some lawyers forget that they represent the client, but we never have. Our legal team will make YOU the priority. You are the boss, and we will respond quickly to your requests for case updates and assistance. We guarantee that when you need to speak to your counsel, you will speak directly to your counsel, not to a paralegal or secretary, because that’s the way it should be.

Most firms hire an investigator to help develop evidence on your case and charge you back for that service. Our firm, however, has 2 full-time accident investigators on staff and we offer their services to you for free. This is another way we will maximize your compensation.

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Video footage is worth a lot more. Our in-house videographer allows us to capture the true impact the accident has on your life beyond mere words on a piece of paper.

When necessary, Mullen & Mullen Law Firm uses cutting edge technology like 3D imaging videos to fully demonstrate the extent of our clients’ injuries to the insurance companies. This also helps maximize the value of your claim.

Mullen & Mullen’s attorneys live and work right here in Dallas, and always have. We believe in paying our success forward by helping people in the North Texas community, and are dedicated to supporting these local charities.

About Our Highly Skilled Attorneys

Attorney Shane V. Mullen, Managing Partner
Shane V. Mullen, Attorney at Law

Shane V. Mullen, Managing Partner

Our Managing Partner, Shane V. Mullen, has been handling personal injury 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.

Attorney Joseph R. Morrison, Senior Associate
Joseph R. Morrison, Attorney at Law

Joseph R. Morrison, Senior Associate

With 18 years of personal injury 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 as a top 5 Premises liability (slip and fall) verdict 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.

Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum member

Million and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Both Shane and Joseph are lifetime members of the Million & Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums, meaning they have each settled cases in excess of two million. This solidifies their expertise in handling significant personal injury cases.

Regis L. Mullen, Founding Attorney
Regis L Mullen, Attorney at Law

Regis L. Mullen, Founder

Our Founder, Attorney Regis L. Mullen, has 56 years of personal injury experience. Regis received his Admission to practice law in 1967. 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.

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Why Choose Mullen & Mullen to Handle Your Drunk Driving Injury Case?

Fighting for Justice and Max Compensation

We represent many drunk driving accident victims, which means we understand the horrific consequences they experience. Drunk driving accidents don’t just affect the victims, but also their families and communities too.

As dedicated drunk driving accident lawyers in Frisco, we maintain a strong commitment to people who have been harmed or killed by drunk drivers.

Not only do you get our experience on your side, but you also get our compassion as well. You don’t need to deal with any more stress than you already have. You can count on our lawyers to care for every one of your physical and emotional needs. We will help you navigate the overwhelming legal system and fight our hardest to get you max compensation for your injuries and damages.

Insurers know our name and track record.

According to the website “TopVerdict,” we’ve achieved 43 of the “Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements” in Texas for the past three years. During just one of those years, we were responsible for 19 of the “Top 50” results. All 19 were for people hurt in motor vehicle accidents.

Here’s how those 19 cases ranked:

  • One was in the top 10
  • Eight ranked in positions 11-20
  • Ten cases ranked in positions 21-50

When you combine this proven track record with our discounted 29% pre-suit contingency fee, you can feel confident that you will get more money with us than with other drunk driving accident lawyers in the Frisco area.

In addition, you never pay any fees until after your claim has fully settled.

Call (214) 529-3476 to schedule your free consultation now. Let our experienced drunk driving accident lawyers give you the legal guidance you need and fight to get you the most compensation possible.

Make sure you don’t hesitate to take advantage of our 29% pre-suit contingency fee! You can get this reduced fee if we don’t have to file a lawsuit.

Remember, you never pay anything until after your claim settles. Schedule your free consultation now. Let us give you the legal support you need during this extremely challenging time of life.

Our Expertise

Drunk driving accidents require a deep understanding of many legal complexities. We’ve been in business for more than 40 years, and our attorneys have more than 95 years of combined experience holding drunk drivers accountable for their grossly negligent actions.

Our Frisco drunk driving accident lawyers understand the fine details of how alcohol-related crashes work. We also investigate every one of those details on your behalf. If the driver was already clearly drunk and yet a bar or restaurant decided to overserve them anyway, then we will hold the establishment responsible under a “Dram Shop” cause of action. Our experienced legal team routinely settles for full policy limits on drunk driving injury claims. The best part is that we do this without the filing of a lawsuit! To you, this means more of YOUR settlement money goes in your pocket.

Diagnostic and Medical Treatment Without the Upfront Cost

It can be difficult to get the medical treatment you need following a drunk driving accident. This is because many doctors don’t want to get involved in complex legal matters. Many will also choose not to see you even if you have health insurance. However, we have established relationships with doctors who have no problem with being involved in the legal system. They’re even happy to delay billing until after your claim has been settled! These relationships have only come about because of our extensive experience in the Frisco area. If you remember what we said earlier, we have been in business in the area for more than 40 years. Know that not all drunk driving accident lawyers in the Frisco area can match this!

Comprehensive Legal Representation

When you choose Mullen & Mullen, understand that we offer comprehensive representation which covers all your legal needs. Further, we tailor our approach to your specific circumstances. Because each case is unique, and because we’re a smaller firm who focuses on more personal service, we take the time to create a genuine relationship with every client.

We gather evidence, consult with experts, interview witnesses, and frequently reconstruct all the events leading up to your accident. After we’ve gathered all this information, we create a persuasive case that holds the drunk driver, and even the bar or restaurant who overserved them, accountable for their actions.

Compassionate Support

At the very least, a drunk driving accident will be emotionally and physically traumatic. At its worst, such an accident can be forever life-changing. Because we’ve been in business in the Frisco area for more than 40 years, we have deep knowledge of all the consequences a drunk driving accident can cause. Each person on our team knows how to provide compassionate support as the legal process plays itself out. Each attorney listens to your concerns and happily addresses any questions you have.

We will keep you informed of each step as your case progresses through the legal system. It’s our goal to make this process as easy as possible for you. This means that you can focus on your physical and emotional recovery while our lawyers fight to obtain max compensation for you.

Client Testimonials

Terrie Rachall on Google said:

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!

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.

Rudy Gomez on Google said:

This was the 1st accident I was involved in. I didn’t know which law firm to call. Someone I know told me to use Mullen & Mullen Law Firm. I can say it has been the best choice. They came to my home in the beginning. They let me know what I needed to do and what they will do for me. Since then, the lawyers as well as the entire staff have been there for me whenever I have question or concerns. They will return your calls within minutes of your calling.

My case isn’t over yet, and it does take time having to deal with doctors and therapists. The whole process does take time with no complaints whatsoever. Mullen & Mullen Law Firm has you feeling cared for and appreciated. Their kindness and professionalism are superb. I recommend them to everyone who needs a lawyer who will not only get you the best settlement but who also makes you feel like your case is above the rest.

To the lawyers and entire staff who worked on my case, as well as those who didn’t, thank you very much for your help. I pray that I never need a lawyer again but if I do. You will be who I will turn too.

Trial Experience and Advocacy

We aim to settle every legal claim without having to file a lawsuit. When it’s possible to make this happen, it saves you a lot of time and money. However, the at-fault party may not always be reasonable and willing to come to a pre-suit settlement. If litigation becomes your best option, we will not hesitate to recommend it when necessary. Fortunately, you’ll feel relieved to know that all our drunk driving accident lawyers have extensive litigation experience. And our bottom-line goal remains the same: to get you the maximum compensation possible.

Contact Us Today

If a drunk driver has negligently caused harm to you or your loved one, call our team of experienced drunk driving accident attorneys today. We offer free consultations. During your free consultation, our lawyers will:

  • Assess your case.
  • Discuss all your legal options.
  • Offer guidance on exactly what to do next.

Certain legal deadlines must be met, so it’s critical that you contact us as soon as possible. Let our skilled drunk driving accident attorneys fight for max compensation on your behalf.

Begin your journey toward healing and justice by contacting us today. Let us be your trusted advocates.

Remember that the consultation is completely 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 answers to many commonly asked FAQs and Texas legal questions.

If a drunk driver hits me, am I entitled to punitive damages?

Maybe. There’s certainly no guarantee that you are entitled to punitive damages. Punitive damages have been created to punish grossly negligent behavior and to send a strong message to those who might choose to engage in the same behavior.

We will do everything in our power to obtain punitive damages for you. However, we cannot guarantee that you will get them.

How do I prove the drunk driver was intoxicated at the time they caused an accident?

You can prove this in several ways. The simplest is to show that the investigating officer arrested the driver on suspicion of either DUI or DWI.

It’s important to understand that even if criminal charges were dropped, or if a criminal trial resulted in a “not guilty” verdict for the driver, then you may still be able to obtain punitive damages. When it comes to criminal cases, you must prove “beyond a reasonable doubt” that the accused person performed the alleged actions. Civil cases, on the other hand, only require that a “preponderance of the evidence” shows that the accused engaged in the alleged actions. In plain English, a “preponderance of the evidence” means that it is “more likely than not” that the accused engaged in the alleged actions.

If the Texas Peace Officer completes a crash report, our in-house private investigators will obtain a copy of it. In addition to that, our team will submit an open records request to all relevant law enforcement agencies. The point of such a request is to get a copy of all documents relevant to your accident. These documents may include officer notes, witness statements, and body camera footage. In addition to tracking down that information, our team will also monitor the potential advancement of any criminal charges and stay in close communication with prosecutors.

Finally, we will do a rigorously thorough background search on the driver who caused your accident. This check identifies all the financial resources the driver has available, and it also looks at their prior criminal history, if it applies.

Can I still prove the other driver was drunk or high if the police didn’t investigate my wreck?

Although it becomes much more difficult to prove the other driver was drunk or high, it’s not impossible in that case. Your testimony all by itself may be enough to prove that the at-fault driver was drunk or high at the time of your accident.

For example, it may be enough if you witnessed the other driver discarding beer cans, speaking incoherently, stumbling, or struggling to maintain their balance. It could be that they also smelled like alcohol. It’s also possible that you may have witnessed any number of other indicators that showed the other driver was drunk or high. If any of these facts applied, you could simply testify to them.

It’s also important to understand that showing the other driver was drunk or high at the time of your accident becomes much easier if you have a witness whose testimony corroborates yours. They can also provide testimony that differs from yours in some way, but that nonetheless indicates the other driver was drunk or high at the time of your accident.

How will Mullen & Mullen’s drunk driving accident attorneys help me with this?

We have experienced accident investigators who will do everything in their power to find and interview all witnesses who can testify about the words and actions of the at-fault party after your accident. Our investigators are more than experienced enough to know how to canvass areas and identify potential witnesses. They also are consistently able to get sworn affidavits from such witnesses.

How to Set Up Proper Insurance Claims After a Drunk Driving Accident

When should you file insurance claims with all relevant insurance carriers following a drunk driving accident? You should do this as soon after your accident as you can. Speaking in very general terms, you can get your vehicle repaired much faster if you file your claims sooner.

What insurance claims should I file?

You can possibly file the below insurance claims, depending on your situation:

You can seek compensation for property and injury damages by filing a liability claim.
If the impaired driver was driving while employed at the time of the accident, you may be able to file a liability claim against their employer. Just like the previous claim, this type of claim also seeks to recover property and injury damages.

If the other driver doesn’t have any insurance at all, you can file a claim through your own insurance’s uninsured motorist policy.

If the owner of a vehicle negligently entrusted it to someone who was drunk or high, that gives you the right to file a liability claim against them also. This type of claim would also give you access to property and injury damages.
Are you out of luck if the damages (the amount of money you want to collect) exceeds what an underinsured driver has available? If you find yourself in this situation, you can file a claim with your own insurer’s underinsured motorist policy.

You can also file a personal injury protection (PIP) claim with your own auto insurance. This type of claim aims for reimbursement of the medical bills and lost wages you incur because of your accident.

What if a bar or restaurant overserves an obviously intoxicated person?

Then you can most likely file a “Dram Shop” cause of action.

When your case first begins, our attorneys will file all the necessary paperwork with the appropriate insurance carriers. For what it’s worth, a household policy may also cover you. This even includes if you don’t own a vehicle.

Should I repair or replace my vehicle?

It depends. While insurers will likely make this process as difficult as possible, we will help you make sure it happens in a timely way. Whether you repair or replace, we will help you get the most value for your vehicle.

Should I take my car to the repair shop recommended by the at-fault party’s insurer?

No! Do not do this under any circumstances. The other insurer wants you to do this because it’s their opportunity to give you as little as they can for your vehicle. In Texas, you have the right to take your car to whatever repair shop you would like. We wholeheartedly recommend you do that instead.

Am I entitled to a rental car?

In most cases, yes, you have this right. If your car has been deemed a “total loss,” however, then you most likely do not have the right to a rental car. When your car is “totaled,” then you are only entitled to get the fair market value for your car. In some rare cases, however, a few carriers will pay for a rental car if yours has been deemed a “total loss.”

What’s the quickest way to get access to a rental vehicle? If you want fast access to a rental vehicle, then file a property damage claim with your own insurance company and request a rental vehicle (if your policy entitles you to one). Most likely, you will have to pay your deductible. However, that amount should be reimbursed to you once the at-fault party’s insurer pays for the cost of the repairs and/or the replacement value.

Securing a Law Loan

Can I get a loan against my injury claim?

More than likely, you can. However, to get access to the loan itself, you will need the help of an attorney. Our experienced attorneys work with all major law loan companies to get you access to the funds you need to make it by while you wait for your claim to process.

How to Secure Medical Treatment After Your Accident

What if I don’t have health insurance or what if I can’t afford my deductible? Can I still get access to the medical treatment I need?

Yes, you can. This is one of the many advantages of choosing Mullen & Mullen. Because of our more than 40 years of experience in the Frisco area, we have established and trusted relationships with medical providers in the area. They’re willing to delay all medical billing so that you pay nothing until after your claim settles. We work with every imaginable type of medical professional and institution so that you have nothing to worry about. This includes surgeons, anesthesiologists, neurosurgeons, 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 a portion of my medical bills prior to me obtaining my settlement?

If you end up recovering funds from another party for your accident, then your insurer is entitled to have their expenses reimbursed. This is commonly called “subrogation.” Know that our experienced drunk driving accident attorneys can likely get you a ⅓ reduction on any applicable health insurance lien. In many cases, this ⅓ reduction covers the cost of our attorneys’ fees.

Information About Damages You May Be Able to Recover Against the Drunk Driver in Texas

What damages can I recover if I’m the victim in a drunk driving accident?

The available damages you can recover fall into the categories of “economic” and “non-economic.”

Economic Damages

Economic damages include:

  • Loss of earning capacity
  • Lost wages
  • Diminished value of your car following repair
  • Vehicle repair costs
  • Replacement value of your vehicle
  • Past, present, and future medical expenses

Non-economic Damages

Non-economic damages are much more difficult to calculate because of their non-physical nature. For example, how much do you value the pain and suffering you experience in a fair and objective way? You can still get them. They’re just harder to calculate. Below are the non-economic damages you can potentially obtain:

  • Past and future pain and suffering
  • Past and future impairment
  • Mental anguish in the past and future

We have more than 95 years of combined experience obtaining damages on behalf of drunk driving accident victims. We will do everything in our power to maximize your financial recovery and to fully develop your damage model. When necessary, we will retain the requisite experts needed to establish both liability and damages.

For example, we may need to retain economists and vocational rehabilitation consultants to flesh out your claim for future loss of earnings. Life-care planners may also be retained to estimate your future medical costs and to evaluate any accommodation necessary due to injuries caused by the drunk driver.

Injury Cases Against Frisco Bars & Restaurants for Overserving Alcohol to the Drunk Driver

What if a bar, restaurant, or other establishment overserved the drunk driver who caused your accident?

If a bar, restaurant, or other establishment overserved an obviously intoxicated individual, then you could file a liability claim against them if the drunk person caused your accident. In the legal profession, this is called a “Dram Shop” case. This type of case simply requires you to prove that the bar, restaurant, or other establishment overserved an already intoxicated person.


Call (214) 529-3476 to talk to a Frisco drunk driving accident injury 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.

We’ll come to your home or hospital room if it makes it easier on you! Phone and Zoom consultations are also available. You can call us, or use the form or chat feature on this page to request a free consultation now.

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2770 Main St #258
Frisco, TX 75033
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