Walker Texas Lawyer

Houston’s Personal Injury Lawyer

If you have been injured by someone else’s negligence, results matter. James Walker has been helping individuals fight for the compensation they deserve for over 40 years.

He specializes in Houston Car Accidents, 18 Wheeler Cases, Industrial Accidents, Burn Injuries, Motorcycle Accidents, and more.

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If You Have Been Injured, He Is The One To Call

When you’ve been injured in an accident, the last thing on your mind is dealing with legal matters. You need a lawyer that will take care of all those details for you so just get back to living life! All law firms aren’t created equal though. James Walker is compassionate and knowledgeable. He specializes in personal injury cases and has the experience to get you the compensation you deserve.

The playing field isn’t level when it comes down to personal injury accidents because insurance companies have unlimited resources.  You need an attorney with experience and the willingness to go to trial to level the playing field.

Over 40 Years Of Experience

For over 40 years, Walker Texas Lawyer has been practicing personal injury law. He has helped more than 25,000 clients. Walker is one of America’s top trial attorneys and has won numerous million dollar + awards for his clients.

No Fee Unless We Win

We work on a contingency basis, which means you don’t pay unless we recover money for you. Learn more about our no fee unless you win policy.

Aggressive And Smart

James Walker has collected millions of dollars in settlements, arbitration, and jury settlements for his clients. 


Practice Areas

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Car Accidents

Walker Texas Lawyer helps car accident victims get the maximum possible compensation.

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Motorcycle Accidents

Walker has handled thousands of motorcycle accident cases. Contact him Today!

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Truck Accidents

If you’ve been injured by an 18-wheeler, don’t put your financial future and the future of your family at risk.

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Industrial Accidents

An industrial accident injury takes its toll. Lost wages, medical bills, and more can all add up.

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Burn Injuries

Burn injuries can require months of medical treatment. You need a Law Firm that with experience to fight for you.

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Wrongful Death

Taking prompt legal action against the party responsible may be the only way to protect your family and obtain justice.

What Are My Legal Options

The benefit of consulting with a personal injury attorney is that they are able to discuss all your legal options with you. There are many misconceptions about what happens when you file a lawsuit. People often envision facing off in a courtroom.

The reality is that most personal injury lawsuits result in settlements. Only 4 to 5 percent of those cases actually go to trial. Trials are more expensive and time-consuming, so it is usually in everyone’s best interests to come up with a fair settlement. A settlement simply means that the injured party accepts an amount of compensation from the responsible party (or parties). In return, you agree not to seek any further damages from them.

Accident Injury Claims

Personal injury claims are civil lawsuits. It’s possible that a criminal case against the negligent party (such as a drunk driver) will take place while you are pursuing your civil case. However, those two claims are entirely separate and handled by different attorneys applying different Texas statutes.

In Texas, there is a two-year statute of limitations to file a claim against a negligent party. Sometimes the extent of the injuries is so uncertain that it can be wise to wait to file suit. You may want to fully understand what your ultimate outcome will be. However, you still should talk to an attorney as soon as possible after your accident. You don’t want to miss the deadline or risk that valuable evidence goes missing. Any case submitted after the statue of limitations will likely not come to fruition.

Statute of Limitations in Texas

In General, the personal injury statute of limitations in Texas is two years from the date of the accident. If you are going to file a lawsuit you must do so within this time span. You can learn more about the law by clicking here.

There are exceptions that can extend and/or shorten a limitations period. One example of extending the date is called tolling. Time limitations can be extended if the injured individual was a minor at the time of the incident occurred. When they turn 18, the standard two-year statute of limitations becomes active.

Additionally, if you are in an accident with a government entity in Texas, you may have other provisions you may need to comply with. Some municipalities have very short notice provisions from a few months to six months. It is very important that you understand the provisions that may apply to such entity.

There are other legal deadlines that can impact a personal injury claim in Texas. If you have any issues or questions regarding a potential limitation or the timing of a personal injury claim contact Walker Texas Lawyer Today! He is the Texas Personal Injury Lawyer.

"In a world where trust is hard to come by it’s refreshing to see a law firm that actually cares about their clients and treat them like family and are not about the (almighty dollar) but to look out for the best interest of their client."

Nate Laws

"There is no hyperbole here folks, Walker is the best of the best. Not only did he win my case but he kept me sane the enter time too. The entire staff at his law firm is polite, knowledgeable and top-notch. If you need a lawyer, look no further because Walker is fantastic!"

Telly Bistis

"Mr. Walker and his associates are professionals very assertive very understanding and very attentive to the needs of your pain and suffering when you've been in an automobile accident."

Wilbert Celestine

"Over the past several years, Walker and his staff have helped both myself and my family with various legal matters. They have never been anything short of professional, polite, and helpful. Walker and his assistant Virginia make sure to go the extra mile to make sure that you are satisfied."

Christian Gratzer

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Frequently Asked Questions

What Do You Charge?

At the Walker Law Firm, you will not have to pay anything until we get you a settlement from your personal injury claim. If you suffer from a personal injury and want to find out if you should file a personal injury claim, feel free to call our office right now for a free NO obligation consultation at 713-552-1117.

How Long Do I Have To File An Injury Claim?

In general, you must file a lawsuit in a personal injury case no later than two years after the date of the incident. If you do not file in that time then you are barred from pursuing your rights. If your claim is not settled by that date, you must file a lawsuit in order to protect your rights. Please remember, there are a number of situations that require lawsuits or notice much sooner than two years. If you are considering the possibility of hiring a lawyer, it is generally best to do it as soon as possible.

When Should I Contact An Attorney?

The best scenario is to contact a personal injury attorney as soon after the accident as possible.  They can help preserve the evidence for your case.  Acting quickly to protect your rights provides several important benefits and advantages.

I have been in a Car Accident what should I do?

Our article on what to do in the event of a car accident is your best resource.

However, the first and most important thing is to make sure you are ok.  If you do not need urgent care then your best course of action is to collect all the photos and testimonies that you can.

How long will it take to settle my case?

Each personal injury claim is unique in its own right, there’s no exact timetable for the duration of your claim, but with Walker Texas Lawyer, you will have an attorney that is with you every step of the way, keeping your personally informed on your case. If you’ve been injured in an accident, contact him today at 713-552-1117.

Why Should I Choose Walker Texas Lawyer?

Attorney James S. Walker has dedicated his life to fighting on behalf of over 25,000 clients. Inside Houston Magazine ranks him as one of the top lawyers in Houston. He has over 37 years of legal experience and personal works with each client.


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