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About Us
What We Do

If you’ve been injured in an accident, BRING IT! The personal injury attorneys at the Peláez Law Firm take your injuries personally! If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, we make it our mission to help you recover, both physically and financially. We understand that your health and well-being come first and the last thing you want after a car accident is to worry about medical bills and dealing with tricky insurance adjusters. Our attorneys are here to make sure you and your loved ones have the time and financial stability to focus on the often-long road to recovery from a personal injury.

Each one of the attorneys at Peláez Law Firm provide the compassion and personal attention victims injured in accidents need and deserve. Every victim has their own story, needs and concerns. We make it a point to understand yours.

Our highly skilled attorneys will evaluate your case for free and provide you the answers you deserve. We will help you navigate through the difficult process of dealing with the insurance companies and will regularly update you on the progress of your case.

Peláez Law Firm offers and takes nothing less than the very best. We are driven by an intense determination to obtain the maximum recovery for our clients. Whether we are negotiating a settlement or going to trial, we are fiercely committed to getting the full compensation that each of our clients deserve. Your win is our win.

Take nothing less and let us bring it! Call us today for a free consultation.

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Our Services
Practice Areas

The attorneys of Pelaez Law Firm are committed to representing those injured in accidents. Whether you or a loved one has been hurt in a car accident or in any other type of preventable accident, we are here to help. WE BRING IT! Our commitment and personalized service to our clients, as well as our tough negotiation tactics and skilled advocacy, has allowed us the opportunity to represent victims throughout Texas in the following areas of practice:

Personal
Injury
  • Slip and Fall
  • Wrongful Death
  • Burn Injuries
  • Dog Bite Attack
  • Products liability
Personal Injury
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Motor Vehicle
Accidents

Call us today for a free consultation if you have been injured in any type of automobile accident, including:

  • Car Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Uber Accidents
  • Train Accidents
  • Multiple vehicle accidents
  • Scooter Accidents
  • Drunk Driver
  • Crash Resulting From Tire Malfunction
  • Death
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Truck & Commercial
Vehicle Accidents

Our attorneys will BRING IT! We fight for you and make the insurance companies pay! Call us if you’ve been involved in a commercial vehicle accident, including:

  • 18 Wheelers
  • Big Rigs
  • Tractor Trailers
  • Delivery Trucks
  • Buses
  • Utility Vans
  • Garbage Trucks
  • Service Vehicles
  • Ambulances
  • Ride-share Vehicles
18-Wheeler accidents
workplace injury
Workplace
Injuries
  • Oil Rig Injuries
  • Toxic Chemical Exposure
  • Construction Accidents
Workplace Injuries
Why Us
Because We Bring It!

The attorneys at Peláez Law Firm work as a team. We meet weekly to discuss the details of all our cases so that each client receives the expertise and experience of our entire legal team. You, our client, is the most important member of our team. We make it a point to regularly communicate with our clients, and to keep them informed about the status of their case every step of the way. Our team approach and our culture of always putting our clients first has earned us not only the respect of the legal community, but of the people we serve.

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We speak your language. We understand what it is to be injured in an accident and the emotional and financial turmoil it can cause not just you, but also your family. The attorneys at the Peláez Law Firm evaluate each individual case. You are important to us and we take the time to listen to your personal story.

Hablamos su idioma. All of our attorneys are able to speak and answer all your questions seamlessly and fluently in both English and Spanish.

The attorneys at the Peláez Law Firm are dedicated to getting their clients the compensation they deserve. We put you, the client, first. That is why, you will never pay a fee to us until we win or settle your case. A win for you is a win for us.

The attorneys at Peláez Law Firm are available to speak to you 24/7/365. We are available to you because we know that you need us. We are here to help and get you the results that you need when you need them.

All of our attorneys at the Peláez Law Firm are distinguished litigators ready to fight for you. They have received several accolades and awards for the dedicated services they provide their clients, including being named as Super Lawyers by Thomson and Reuters and Best San Antonio Lawyers by Scene in S.A.

We bring years of experience.

We bring dedication to our clients.

We bring the legal skills necessary to deal with insurance companies.

We bring you the compensation you deserve!

OUR TEAM
Attorneys

If you’ve been injured in an accident, each of the attorneys at Pelaez Law Firm is highly qualified to represent you! We work together as a team to provide our clients with the best representation. Whether you’ve been in a car accident, 18-wheeler accident, oil rig accident or a slip and fall, BRING IT to PELAEZ LAW FIRM! You need someone in your corner that is looking out for YOU! You need someone able to BRING IT to the insurance companies and get you the compensation you deserve. Find out more about us at the links below.

SASHA BEGUM
SASHA BEGUM
Attorney at Law
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JUANITA PELAEZ
JUANITA PELAEZ
Attorney at Law
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frequently asked
Questions

Below are some of the most frequently asked questions we receive regarding personal injury matters. We are happy to answer any additional questions you may have. Call us at 210-BRING-IT (210-274-6448) to schedule a free consultation.

First of all, it’s a great decision to use the services of an attorney to assist you in dealing with the insurance companies and adjusters. That makes a big difference in your case (and the settlement amount you will be offered)!

What attorney should you hire? The choices may seem endless. Every day as you drive down the highway and most streets you see countless billboards for personal injury attorneys. Clearly, you have a choice in who to hire. Does it really make a difference?

IT DOES! It makes a HUGE difference.

Any attorney you hire needs to have the experience to deal with your case and the strong and ethical reputation to be able to negotiate the best settlement for you (or if necessary, to file a lawsuit against the insurance companies). If you’re dealing with an attorney that does NOT have much experience in personal injury, the insurance adjusters will not make a fair settlement offer. If you’re NOT dealing with an experienced personal injury attorney, the attorney will likely accept the unfair settlement offer because, either: (1) they don’t know any better, and want to settle the case quickly to get paid, or (2) they’re not skilled trial attorneys with the experience to litigate your case or with the money to cover the costs of litigation, until settlement of the case.

Additionally, reputation MATTERS! Some attorneys, particularly in the personal injury area of the law, have a bad (or unethical) reputation with the insurance companies (and the adjusters with whom they will be negotiating on your behalf). This leads to lower offers from the insurance companies because they may not trust the evidence submitted by the attorney or because they know that the attorney is not very good at what he / she does, and that the attorney is willing to take lower settlement offers.

The moral of the story is – choosing the attorney to represent you is a big decision! DO YOUR RESEARCH. Make sure you hire a reputable attorney with the experience to get you the compensation you deserve. The attorney you choose CAN make the difference BETWEEN leaving you with mounting medical bills and no money to pay for them, OR paying off all your medical bills, plus a fair amount of money in your pocket to cover any future medical expenses and to reimburse you for the pain and suffering you’ve endured through the entire ordeal.

Where do you start your research? Visit the State Bar of Texas website at: https://www.texasbar.com/

On the home page you will see the Find a Lawyer feature. Type in the name of the first and last name of the attorney, and law firm (if you know it), you are considering hiring. The profile for that Texas-licensed attorney should appear.

Information that appears on each attorney’s profile includes:

Name

Firm Size

Specialty

Law school and year graduated

Public disciplinary history for Texas and other states

The website states that Texas disciplinary sanctions within the last 10 years are shown. For sanction or disciplinary information beyond 10 years, you need to contact the Office of the Chief Disciplinary Counsel: (877) 953-5555.

IF the attorney you’re considering is not listed in this directory, then that means that either the attorney is NOT a licensed attorney in Texas with the authority to represent you, or the attorney has lost his/her license to practice law in the state of Texas. Either case, move on to someone else….

Because each personal injury case is unique, it is difficult to determine how long a case will take to resolve. Depending on the facts of each case and the injuries involved, a case may settle in a few months without the need to file a lawsuit, while others can take years for the trial and appeals process to complete. Rest assured however, that the attorneys at Peláez Law Firm will work diligently to resolve your case as efficiently and effectively as possible.

Pictures of the damage to your vehicle can be very useful in evidencing the seriousness of the accident. Pictures can sometimes be the difference between obtaining a good settlement from the insurance company, and being forced to litigate.

After being in a car accident, you should:

  1. First, find safety. If the accident occurred on a highway or any roadway, pull over to the shoulder or off of the roadway if possible. Walking or standing in the middle of the road can be dangerous. If moving the car is not a possibility, turn on the car’s emergency flashing lights, and either remain inside your vehicle, or get off to the side of the road.
  2. Call 911. If you are injured, tell the first responders immediately. Talk to the police officer that arrives to the scene of the accident. The trained police investigator will assess the crash, and the police report with the details you provide regarding the accident is key in determining who will be held responsible for the crash.
  3. Get medical attention as soon as you can. If the injuries you sustained from the car accident do not require transport in an ambulance to the hospital, seek medical attention as soon as you can anyway. The injuries you sustain may be serious, even if you don’t feel it at the moment of the crash. Your body absorbs the impact of the crash, which can cause a variety of silent injuries. Often, these silent injuries appear in the days following the car accident, and the effects can be devastating, if for example you have suffered whiplash or traumatic brain injury.
  4. Call an experienced personal injury attorney. At the Peláez Law Firm we will advise you of these and other steps you should take after an accident, in order to protect your rights. Let us bring it! Call: 210-BRING-IT.

While you can handle the case without an attorney, the insurance companies are not looking out for your best interest. They are interested in settling the claim as soon as possible, for as little money as possible – often not even enough to cover medical bills.

Also, it may take months before you feel the full extent of your injuries. By resolving the case soon after the accident the insurance company is trying to reduce your chance to recover additional damages and want to avoid paying if you’ve suffered a permanent injury.

As soon as a claim is filed with the insurance company, they immediately assign the matter to an attorney and a claims adjuster who’s sole purpose is to settle the claim quickly. Without an experienced personal injury attorney on your side, you are at the mercy of the insurance company’s decision as to how much you deserve. At Peláez Law Firm, we will make sure that you get the medical attention you need and that you get the settlement you deserve. WE BRING IT!!

No. Remember that the insurance company is not looking out for your best interest. They are interested in settling the claim for as little money as possible. Anything you say may be used against you. The Peláez Law Firm recommends that you contact an experienced personal injury attorney for advice before giving any recorded statements to the insurance companies.

In Texas, insurance companies offer uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage. This type of coverage protects any personal injury you may sustain as a result of another person’s negligence with insufficient insurance to cover the cost. If you carry uninsured/underinsured coverage, the claim would be against your own insurance provider, instead of the other driver’s. Even in cases against your own insurance provider, the insurance company is not looking out for your best interest. Call the Peláez Law Firm to represent you.

Most personal injury attorneys, including the attorneys at Peláez Law Firm, work on a contingency fee basis. This means that the attorneys will not get paid for their services until they get money for their clients.

At Peláez Law Firm, we pride ourselves on being accessible and providing personal service to our clients. We truly believe that communication between a client and his or her attorney is essential to providing quality representation. Our clients expect a great deal from our law firm.

Potential clients can also expect that their case will be handled with the appropriate attention and professionalism. Our staff of experienced attorneys and paralegals take the time to organize details of each case no matter how big or small.

You should bring all the documents in your possession that are related to your injury. For example, for car accidents, you should bring copies of medical records for treatment related to the accident, a copy of the police or incident report, any copies of tickets issued, a copy of your automobile insurance card, any and all photographs of your vehicle, the location where the accident occured, your injuries and any other photographs relating to your case, any correspondence from the insurance companies, estimates and repair records of your car, receipts for towing and car rental, and any wage loss information. The attorney you meet with will make copies of the documents you bring her and return the originals to you.

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