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Company Driver Held Accountable

Hector Arrisola was seriously injured when a driver in a company truck crashed into his vehicle. We took the company, responsible for training and supervising their driver, to court. The settlement we won for Hector covered his past and future medical expenses and lost income, and compensated him for other losses, such as pain and suffering.

Oil field driller Hector Arrisola was headed to McDonald’s for breakfast when he was suddenly broadsided by a pickup turning left. The collision severely injured Arrisola, who was taken away by ambulance and later underwent surgery for extensive shoulder injuries.

The family contacted the Edwards Law Firm. “We had never, ever had a need for a lawyer before,” said Hector’s wife, Norma. “They were recommended by a co-worker who had used them years before and who had nothing but good things to say about them,” she recalled.

The defendant had been driving a company vehicle when he hit Arrisola. Edwards firm attorneys sued the company, which was responsible for training and supervising the defendant as a company driver. The case settled out of court for a confidential amount.

“We were pleased with the settlement,” Norma said.

“The people at the Edwards firm are really, really down to earth. They never make you feel intimidated to be in their office. They were so sympathetic to our situation. They were truly wonderful – all of them,” she added.

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Client Testimonials

Our Clients Always Come First
  • “I highly recommend this firm if you are in an accident, especially on a motorcycle. Thank you, Edwards Law Firm!”

    - Allison H.
  • “They were very helpful with what we had to do and setting up appointments for the doctor and therapist.”

    - Claudia B.
  • “The Edwards Law Firm has built its reputation on providing caring, yet aggressive advocacy for their clients.”

    - Jeff G.

Recent Results

Successful Verdicts & Settlements
  • Refinery - Fell into Tank $11,500,000 Total Recovery

    Injury: Death | Net to Client: $6,842,546.09 | Attorney Fees: $3,500,000.00 | Expenses: $157,453.91

  • Premises Negligence $10,750,000 Total Recovery

    Injury: Head Injury | Net to Client: $7,166,666.67 | Attorney Fees: $3,583,333.33 | Expenses: $0

  • 18 Wheeler $9,660,000 Total Recovery

    Injury: Death | Net to Client: $6,337,277.94 | Attorney Fees: $3,197,915.63 | Expenses: $124,806.43

  • 18 Wheeler $9,000,000 Total Recovery

    Injury: Head Injury | Net to Client: $5,069,061.09 | Attorney Fees: $3,600,000.00 } Expenses: $330,938.91

  • Defective Truck $8,200,000 Total Recovery

    Injury: Death | Net to Client: $6,308,812.01 | Attorney Fees: $1,840,544.68 | Expenses: $50,643.31

  • Premises Liability $7,810,000 Total Recovery

    Injury: Rape | Net to Client: $5,156,632.89 | Attorney Fees: $2,602,943.48 | Expenses: $50,423.63

  • Seat-belt/Rollover $7,535,000 Total Recovery

    Injury: Brain Injury | Net to Client: $4,037,523.89 | Attorney Fees: $3,014,000.00 | Expenses: $483,476.11

  • 18 Wheeler $7,000,000 Total Recovery

    Injury: Death/Serious Injury | Net to Client: $4,094,098.23 | Attorney Fees: $2,800,000.00 | Expenses: $105,901.77

  • Seatback Failure $6,625,000 Total Recovery

    Injury: Head Injury | Net to Client: $3,414,561.37 | Attorney Fees: $2,650,000.00 | Expenses: $560,438.63

  • Oilfield Accident $5,842,228.75 Total Recovery

    Injury: Death | Net to Client: $3,441,771.42 | Attorney Fees: $2,314,953.94 | Expenses: $85,703.38

  • Tire Defect/Seatbelt $5,820,000 Total Recovery

    Injury: Death/Head/Ortho | Net to Client: $2,917,287.51 | Attorney Fees: $2,328,000.00 | Expenses: $574,712.49

  • Products/Medical Malpractice $5,629,000 Total Recovery

    Injury: Paraplegic | Net to Client: $2,987,859.17 | Attorney Fees: $2,251,600.00 | Expenses: $389,540.83

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Why Hire Our Firm?

  • Client-Focused

    For our firm, it is not about the money - we take profound joy in helping our clients get the recoveries they deserve.

  • Highly Qualified

    William R. Edwards & William R. Edwards III are Board Certified® by The Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

  • Advocates for Ethics

    We are leaders in advocating for ethical conduct by attorneys practicing in the field of personal injury.

  • Strong Case Results

    We are not afraid to go to trial & have recovered millions of dollars in recoveries for our clients.

  • Community-Focused

    We are committed to affecting real change both within our community and across the nation.

  • Experienced Team

    The Edwards Law Firm has been in practice and taking personal injury cases since 1962.

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