Every personal injury case has specific nuances and details that render them unique, but there are a number of questions we receive on a regular basis that can be answered in a general sense. We’ve compiled this list of FAQs to serve as a quick and convenient reference to answer some of the more common questions that you may have. Of course, if you have specific questions that need answered or if you would like to receive a free consultation, please contact us directly and we will be happy to help in any way we can.
Q: What kinds of cases does Hossley & Embry handle?
A: Hossley & Embry handles a wide variety of personal injury and other litigation. Our attorneys represent persons injured by negligent drivers in car wrecks, consumers hurt by dangerous products, victims of asbestos exposure, and anyone else who has been harmed by the negligence of others.
For more information on our areas of expertise, visit the practice areas section of our web site.
Q: What is the definition of negligence?
A: In order to have a viable personal injury claim, the victim must have been harmed by the negligence of an individual or other legal entity. Negligence occurs when an individual fails to exercise the care that a reasonable person would exercise in similar circumstances. If a person fails to act as a reasonable person would, he or she may be held liable for any resulting damages.
Q: Where are the offices of Hossley & Embry located?
A: We have offices in both Tyler and Dallas, Texas.
320 S. Broadway Ave., Suite 100
Tyler, Texas 75702
Dallas/Forth Worth Location
9101 LBJ Freeway #450
Dallas, TX 75243
Denver, Colorado Location
100 Fillmore St.
Denver, CO 80206
Q: Do you handle cases outside of Texas?
A: Yes. We have the resources available, including charter aircraft, to travel throughout the United States on short notice to investigate potential claims.
Q: How much does it cost to retain the services of Hossley & Embry?
A: At Hossley & Embry, we generally operate on a contingent fee basis, which means that we will only collect our fee if your case is successful. A contingent fee structure enables us to advance any expenses and costs necessary to pursue your claim.
Once a recovery is made in your case, attorney’s fees and case expenses are deducted and then you will receive the balance of the award or settlement. We accept a fixed percentage of the funds that we recover — typically one-third of the final sum.
Q: Do I have to pay for an initial consultation?
A: No. We offer free confidential consultations to all prospective clients. If you or someone you know has a potential claim, please give Hossley & Embry a call at (866) 522-9265 or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also fill out the free confidential consultation form on our website, and we will respond promptly.