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Dallas Personal Injury Lawyers, Texas

Strong advocacy for accident victims and families in Dallas and throughout Texas

Slack Davis Sanger has represented individuals and families impacted by catastrophic accident cases since 1993. We know that a major car or truck accident, an aircraft accident or a construction or workplace accident, can be devastating economically and emotionally. The immediate onset of fear and anger typically follows in the wake of a catastrophic accident involving death or permanent injuries to a family member. The chaos and confusion resulting from such an accident are extremely disruptive and aggravate the already significant emotional consequences.

The prospect of mounting medical expenses and the fear of economic ruin leave most families impacted by a catastrophic accident in despair. Questions about how the medical bills and paying the rent or the mortgage are paramount worries for our clients.

At Slack Davis Sanger we have always welcomed the opportunity to step in and remove the chaos, worry and anxiety about the future and place it on our shoulders. We want our clients focused on their medical recovery or, with the death of a loved one, the grieving process. Besides freeing up our clients to focus on their recoveries, we will confidently and thoroughly investigate the accident, identify the legally responsible parties, and prosecute your lawful claims aggressively. We hold the responsible parties accountable for the devastation to your life. While we seek optimum compensation for your losses from the responsible parties, we will also seek to change the pattern or practice that caused the accident to eliminate or mitigate the risk so that others may not have to endure a similar accident in the future.

Slack Davis Sanger has the experience and resources to help you get justice. Our lawyers have more than 200 years of combined experience. In addition to our firm’s in-house technical knowledge, we work with a team of professionals including investigators, safety experts, and subject matter specialist to develop the most formidable case possible. We have the track record and skills to take on the largest and most powerful corporations and their legions of lawyer and prevail--- right here in Dallas, Texas.

Our Services

What We Offer

What is a personal injury claim?

In Texas, as well as most other states, a person killed or injured by the failure to exercise ordinary care is entitled to bring a claim or lawsuit against the parties who are legal responsible for the negligent conduct. Except in very unusual circumstances, civil claims for money damages individuals and families have for injuries and death cause by negligence. Besides recovering the optimum monetary damages to which our clients are lawfully entitled we also seek to use the lawsuit to effectuate a change in the pattern or practice which caused the accident.

What kinds of personal injury claims do you handle?

Our Dallas personal injury attorneys represent clients in claims involving:

Experienced Dallas litigators handling aviation accidents

Plane, jet, and other types of aviation crashes are often deadly. In 2019, according to the Insurance Information Institute, 414 Americans died in aviation accidents. When a passenger dies, our Dallas aviation accident lawyers file wrongful death cases on behalf of the spouses, children, parents. We demand compensation for the loss of the love, companionship, mental anguish, and economic damages caused by the aviation crash.

The Dallas aviation attorneys of Slack Davis Sanger have earned a worldwide reputation for fighting for families and for survivors who suffer life-altering injuries. This reputation is based on our strong record of success arguing before juries and negotiating with insurance adjustors. Our reputation is also based on our technical aviation experience and first-hand knowledge of aircraft operation. We understand how to prove fault due to pilot error, mechanical error, product defects, and other causes.

You can trust our Dallas aviation lawyers to provide seasoned counsel for victims of:

At Slack Davis Sanger, we have witnessed the changes in how aircraft are manufactured, how aircraft are used, and why aviation crashes occur. We understand the rules and regulations of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Because our team is led by an FAA-licensed pilot and a former NASA aerospace engineer, we have the technical aviation background that allows us to rely on our in-house expertise to evaluate responsibility for aviation accidents, and to anticipate the type of litigation that may arise in the future, stemming from recreational space travel and fully-automated air travel.

Concerned about a specific piece of aircraft? Consult our database for more information.

What types of commercial truck claims do your Dallas attorneys handle?

Commercial truck accidents often cause death or catastrophic injuries due to their size, weight, and dimensions. Sadly, in 2019, Texas led America in deadly commercial truck accidents, just as it has for years before.

At Slack Davis Sanger, our Dallas injury lawyers understand the complexities of commercial truck accidents. In commercial truck accidents, there are often multiple victims and multiple defendants. Drivers and truck owners of all commercial trucks – such as 18-wheelers, semis, and hazardous trucks – are required to comply with federal and state trucking laws; when they do not, the results can be devastating for everyone. We ensure that the trucking companies, as well as drivers, shippers, brokers, and manufacturers are held accountable when their negligence leads to your injuries.

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, 205,498 persons were injured in motor vehicle traffic accidents in 2020. There wasn’t one day in 2020 where someone didn’t die on a Texas road.

Do I need a lawyer for a Dallas car accident?

While the laws never require a person to hire a lawyer after a car crash, it is in your best interest to do so. Serious car accidents often require investigators, car manufacturing experts, traffic reconstructionist experts, and medical experts, so working with a Dallas car accident lawyer who has a network of resources benefits you. At Slack Davis Sanger, our lawyers move quickly to show how car accidents happened, and who is responsible. We represent drivers, passengers, pedestrians, bicycle riders, and the families of deceased victims in injury claims in Dallas and throughout the state.

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Seasoned Dallas worksite accident lawyers

Two of the most perilous types of professions in the country are oil and gas extraction and construction. Workers usually work outdoors, often in extreme weather. They rely on tools, equipment, and machinery that may be defective or unsafe. Both professions require strenuous physical labor. The chances of a worker being seriously, permanently injured in either profession is high.

In Texas, unlike most other states, employers are not always required to have workers’ compensation insurance. As such, the only option you may have if you’re hurt at work is a personal injury lawsuit. At Slack Davis Sanger, our Dallas work injury lawyers usually hold employers accountable by filing personal injury and product liability claims on behalf of workers injured while performing oil and gas extraction work, construction work, or any other type of work. We understand how crushing it is for workers to suffer injuries that prevent them from ever doing the same job again, or any job, again. We fight for families when a worker is killed while providing an income for his/her family.

We understand and work with doctors who understand the injuries you have and the challenges you face. It is our extensive experience in fighting for work injury victims and families and our strong track record of success that leads many injury victims to hire us. We help show that employers, manufacturers, and others were responsible for your inability to work, pain and suffering, medical bills, scarring and disfigurement, and other damages.

Can you hold manufacturers liable for defective vehicles?

Yes, you can. Car manufacturers, distributors, and retailers have a duty to make their vehicles safe. In fact, there is no need to prove negligence. Manufacturers and others in the supply chain are strictly liable if their defective vehicles cause death or an injury.

At Slack Davis Sanger, we handle all auto defect claims, including those caused by:

  • Defective brakes
  • Defective airbags
  • Defective tires
  • Defective ignition switches
  • Defective fuel lines
  • Defective electrical systems

These defects can cause explosions, fires, and crashes. In most cases, vehicle defects will cause the driver to lose control of the vehicle.

At Slack Davis Sanger, our Dallas defective vehicle accident lawyers demand that car makers put your safety before their profits. We represent individuals and classes in auto product liability claims in Texas and throughout the country. Contact us to learn more.

Help for victims of boating and watercraft accidents in Dallas

Dallas offers a lot to do on the water, boating is popular here, both on the rivers and in our lakes. When a negligent operator or third-party causes you harm, our Dallas boat accident injury attorneys are here to help. We have represented victims and families who sustained catastrophic injuries and losses from:

  • Boat accidents
  • Jet-Ski accidents
  • Water skiing accidents
  • Defective boat parts
  • Defective or missing safety equipment

No matter how you were hurt, Slack Davis Sanger has the resources and experience you want on your side.

Holding Dallas healthcare providers liable for medical malpractice

Medical malpractice victims often live with chronic pain, and need long-term medical care with many different doctors and therapists. Many patients can never work again. Doctors, hospitals, pharmacies, and other healthcare providers have a duty to provide competent medical care. They can be held liable if they make an improper diagnosis, commit mistakes during surgeries, commit malpractice during the delivery of a child, prescribe the wrong medicines, or commit any act of negligence.

While Texas and the federal government impose caps on non-economic damages, you are entitled to claim damages up to the caps. You can also seek damages for your medical bills and your lost income, which in most, but not all, cases are not capped. At Slack Davis Sanger, our Dallas medical malpractice lawyers work with many medical professionals who can help prove what medical mistakes occurred and demonstrate the full extent of your injuries. Contact us to learn more.

Why is choosing the Dallas personal injury lawyers at Slack Davis Sanger the right choice?

Slack Davis Sanger was founded in 1993 because we thought other personal injury firms were not helping catastrophic injury victims in the way those victims deserved. We understood that the best injury attorneys need to be more than just persuasive. To handle complex cases, lawyers need strong scientific and technical backgrounds. We use our engineering, piloting, and technical skills to provide personal advocacy in a way that helps communicate complex subjects to judges and juries.

Over the past several decades, our Dallas personal injury attorneys have earned the respect of our clients, the insurance industry, and our peers for our aggressive, thorough representation of victims of product defects, premises that are unsafe, and other types of life-changing accidents. We have four partners who are Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. All of our Dallas personal injury lawyers are persuasive trial lawyers whose primary goal is to hold negligent and at-fault defendants liable for your injuries or the death of a loved one.

We invite you to learn more about our Dallas attorneys.

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What We Offer

Our lawyers regularly work with aviation and personal injury firms from across the globe to ensure you are getting the best representation possible. You can learn more about our referral process and services here.

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TESTIMONIAL

What Clients Say

"My experience with Mike Slack was exceptional. Surviving a plane crash is extremely traumatic both physically and emotionally, and adding the task of navigating through legal issues was overwhelming. I interviewed several attorneys and knew after our first visit that he was different - he cared about me and about my family. He and his staff were patient and very kind as they spent time getting to know us all. I felt like he truly wanted to help and that is what he did."

Wendy Bonham

Corporate Air flight 5966

"Mike Slack and his team were professional, caring and attentive when helping myself and my daughters with our case. I couldn’t have done this without their professional legal help. I am forever grateful for Mike and his team for helping my daughter in an unfortunate event that we had to endure and encounter. Mike Slack and his team are the professionals you want to have on your team."

Gracie Casanova

Client

"I was very impressed with the services of Michael Guajardo. He was very prompt about getting back to me and always answered all my questions. I am also very happy with the outcome of my case. I would definitely recommend Michael’s services to others. I felt very comfortable working with him and his staff, and everyone I worked with went above and beyond the call of duty whenever necessary."

Susan P.

Client

"Our family wasn’t very experienced with legal matters, and so we had many questions and concerns. Mike Guajardo was friendly and informative, and he made sure we understood everything with clear, straightforward language. It was obvious that he and his team really cared about us, and that his intelligence, experience and energy were completely dedicated to serving our needs. We truly respect this good man."

Charles R. Dunning Jr.

Client

"Upon meeting Mike Guajardo and his staff, I was immediately comfortable as well as assured they were efficient, competent, and compassionate. Mike was completely accurate in his determination of my case, and his staff was prompt in communicating their fact-finding progress. Mike was extremely professional with a calming but in-control demeanor during depositions and in mediation. Mike Guajardo’s expert knowledge and proficiency resulted in an exceptional settlement of my cases. I highly recommend him as a superior Dallas personal injury attorney."

Kreta L.

Client

One Firm-A Team Approach to Advocacy

While we have three offices in Texas staffed with some of the finest lawyers and legal staff in the United States, we operate as one firm. “One Firm” is a core value at Slack Davis Sanger. To be faithful to that core value, we us a team approach to staff and resourcing our clients’ accident cases. We almost always have two, and often three, lawyers working on a major case. Those lawyers may be situated in different office. However, our technology and transportation resources allow us to function seamlessly as one firm. We are thus able to assemble the ideal legal team of attorneys and staff to bring about the best possible result in the shortest time possible without sacrificing the quality of our legal services.

Trust-An Imperative for Success in Accident Advocacy

Individuals and families devastated by an accident are put in the difficult position of taking a perilous leap of faith when selecting an accident attorney in the aftermath of an injury or death. At Slack Davis Sanger we will do everything possible to earn your trust and confidence. A major injury or death case has no chance of success if the attorneys have not earned the client’s unqualified trust and faith in the advice, counsel and demonstrated ability successfully navigate the challenges of litigation and resolve the case in the client’s favor. Trust must be earned, and it must be maintained. Trust is a core value and imperative for all of us at Slack Davis Sanger.

Do you have a Dallas personal injury attorney near me?

Slack Davis Sanger’s Dallas location is 3500 Maple Ave, Suite #1200. We’re in the Parkside Tower, across from Reverchon Recreation Center. Parking is available.

Contact our Dallas personal injury lawyers today

At Slack Davis Sanger, we are ready to fight for you from the moment you contact us. We represent the good people of Dallas through all phases of the litigation process from the accident and investigation through discovery, negotiations, and trial. We represent anyone injured in Dallas and anyone from Dallas who is injured anywhere in the world. To discuss how our ethical competent tough lawyers can fight for you, or to schedule a free consultation in Dallas, please call 800-455-8686 or fill out our contact form.

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3500 Maple Avenue
Suite 1200
Dallas, TX 75219

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Main Dallas Practice Areas

Personal InjuryAuto Product LiabilityCar Accidents
Truck AccidentsMedical MalpracticeTraumatic Brain Injuries
Spinal Cord InjuriesBurn InjuryTraumatic Amputation & Limb Loss
Worksite AccidentsWrongful DeathPharmaceutical Negligence
Construction AccidentsOil Field AccidentsPipeline Accidents
Boat Accidents