Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. are personal injury trial lawyers in Houston, Texas representing people who have suffered physical, emotional and/or psychological injuries due to the negligence of another person, company or other legal entity.
Keith M. Fletcher is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has been licensed in Texas since 1979. His commitment as an injury lawyer has earned him recognition as a Texas Super Lawyer by Thompson Reuters from 2013 to 2017) as well as lifetime membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Our founder, Robert S. Simmons has been committed to helping victims of personal injuries since 1971.
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Personal injury is a term that encompasses many types of accidents that arise due to the negligence of another party. At Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., our attorneys understand the unique implications each type of case presents. Below are summaries of our main practice areas as well as links to direct you to where you can find more in-depth information on the area pertaining to you.
Car accidents are the most frequent type of accident case we handle. At Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., we can help you get the medical care you need, get back to work, get your injury case resolved and get your collision behind you. Whether your case is a rear-ender, t-bone collision or an accident involving a drunk driver or 18 wheeler, our injury attorneys will work to settle your case promptly. For more information on what to do after a car accident and how claims are handled, please contact us.
When you have been hurt in a truck accident, you need a lawyer who is experienced in handling commercial motor vehicle wrecks. There are many reasons why a truck driver and/or the company he drives for may be liable when an accident occurs. Speeding, reckless driving, failure to keep a proper lookout, failure to secure the load and driver fatigue are just some examples of the types of truck accident cases we handle. A truck accident lawyer needs to investigate the claim thoroughly, inspect the driving logs and, if necessary, download the “black box” data. At Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. we have handled and obtained numerous settlements and judgments against commercial motor vehicles. For more information on how we can help you contact our firm.
Our Houston personal injury attorneys help victims of on-the-job accidents other than worker’s compensation claims. There are two types of non-workers’ compensation cases: Third Party claims and nonsubscriber claims. Third party work injury claims arise when someone or something other than the employer causes a person to be injured such as a contractor, employee of another company, defective condition on property or defective equipment. A Nonsubscriber injury arises when the employer and or another employee cause the injury but the employer opted out of prescribing workers’ compensation to his employees. This is where a personal injury lawyer comes in and will handle both third party work injury and nonsubscriber claims. For more information, please get in touch to schedule a free case evaluation.
Dog bite cases are extremely common in The Houston and Katy areas. Texas follows the One Bite Rule when it comes to dog attacks. If a dog owner has knowledge that his dog has shown vicious tendencies uncommon to the dog’s class suck as a prior act of aggression towards a human or a prior bite, then the owner can be held strictly liable when the dog attacks someone who is not a trespasser at the time of the attack. At Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., our dog bite attorneys can assist you in getting any medical care you need for the physical and mental scarring that can be caused by a dog attack. When we take on a dog bite case, we investigate the attack history of the dog and the owner, often canvassing the neighborhood to determine if there are witnesses to prior incidents. We make it our goal to hold the negligent dog owner fully liable for the damage done to you. For more information on how we can help you with dog bite cases, request a free consultation.
Premises liability encompasses a wide variety of injury cases involving injuries on someone else’s property. Some examples that we handle include: slip and falls on commercial property, public and private swimming pool accidents, day care injuries and apartment complex rail and/or stair collapses. Premise liability claims can cause injuries ranging from broken bones to death. If you are injured on another’s property due to their failure to warn you about a known dangerous condition, you may have a valid claim. Contact us to find out what your legal options are.
Any product that is placed in the stream of commerce for consumer use may be the subject of a product liability claim if there is a defect in the product. The defect may be caused by the original manufacturer, a supplier in the chain of supply, a modifier of the product or misuse of the product. Products liability lawyers have to investigate all possible causes of the defect and all potentially liable parties. Call Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. if you suspect you were injured by a defective product.
Healthcare liability claims (commonly called medical malpractice claims) involve acts of negligence committed during the providing of health care. Due to tort reform, this area of law has become highly specialized. A healthcare liability claim may arise when someone is injured during a medical procedure, when someone is injured while working at a hospital, when someone is injured by a premises defect while a patient at a hospital and even when riding in the back or passenger seat of an ambulance. At Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. we provide free consultation on medical malpractice cases. We also work with a medical malpractice law firm to jointly represent injured victims in their healthcare liability claims.
Offshore accidents and explosions can be the result of negligence by numerous parties. Whether it be an unseaworthy vessel or an unsafe oil platform, if you have been injured due to an offshore accident our attorneys will fight for you against the companies responsible for your injuries.
Consultations with our law firm are always free and we take cases on a contingency fee basis. What that means is that we front all of the litigation costs. You do not pay us a single dime unless we win your case for you. That is a promise we will make it to you if we take on your case. So why not at least get a free consultation and learn your rights?
While our primary area of practice is within the State of Texas, we will handle serious personal injury cases nationwide. By filing a Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice, an attorney can obtain the permission of the Court to handle a matter in foreign jurisdictions. This is what enables us to handle trucking cases in other states and well as Texas. You can learn more about how we handle your specific type of claim by visiting the webpage that addresses that area of practice.
Travel is no problem for us. We regularly travel to accident scenes to view and photograph the evidence. If you cannot get in to our office, we can send someone out to your home or hospital room, or we can arrange transportation.
Our principal offices are located in Houston, Texas. We are conveniently located near Katy, Texas on I-10 next to Memorial City Mall.
After an accident, it is often critical that you take steps to preserve evidence. Videotapes get recycled. Photographs disappear, get lost or never get taken. The time to document your case and preserve evidence is immediately after the accident happens. Insurance companies have accident lawyers on staff advising them every step of the way. But they are looking out for their own insured’s best interests, not yours. Shouldn’t you have a personal injury lawyer on your side who will protect your rights at the most important time in your case? Call us today to know your rights.
All injuries are serious when you are the one who suffered it through no fault of your own. We represent clients who have suffered injuries ranging from whiplash and soft tissue injuries to catastrophic life-altering injuries. We also advocate on behalf of the families of wrongful death victims. You deserve an injury lawyer who handles accident and injury claims exclusively. At Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., we do not do anything else. Your case deserves serious attention from a serious trial lawyer. We have a team of trial lawyers and the resources to investigate serious 18 wheeler accidents, plant explosions, construction site and workplace injuries where they occur. If you have been injured and you suspect someone else’s negligence is the cause of your suffering, call our injury attorneys for a free consultation today.
Our faith is very important to us. We strive to serve our clients as though we are serving the Lord, himself. However, we welcome and regularly represent people of all faiths and beliefs. Learn more about what we mean by: “Christian Trial Lawyers.”
As a way of giving back to the community that has been so good to us over the years, we offer several college scholarships to existing and incoming college students and participate in several local missions, church organizations and charities. Please see the tab at the top right of the page for our scholarships page and our giving back page.