Law Office of Shane R. Kadlec

Law Office of Shane R. Kadlec

Shane R. Kadlec: Board Certified Personal Injury Trial Attorney in Houston

Firm Overview

Maximizing your award to minimize your heartache

The Law Office of Shane R. Kadlec focuses on recovering compensation for personal injury victims. Our legal team serves clients throughout Texas, including Houston, Beaumont, Galveston, Austin and the Rio Grande Valley communities. We handle all personal injury cases on contingency, meaning you do not pay any attorney's fees until you recover on your claim. When you retain our law firm, you can expect:

-Substantial litigation experience - Attorney Shane R. Kadlec has more than 15 years of experience in civil jury trials and negotiations.
-Board certification in personal injury law - Shane R. Kadlec is certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization as a personal injury trial attorney, a status that is awarded to only a few select lawyers.
-Attention to your physical and legal recovery -If you are uninsured, our firm refers you to doctors who provide quality medical care and who postpone billing you until your personal injury case is successfully resolved.
-Responsiveness and accessibility - Our law firm maintains a policy of touching base with you monthly, even if the status of your case has not changed.
-Results - Our goal, like yours, is to achieve the maximum possible recovery for your injuries. We have a record of success.
Personal injury litigation

By concentrating our practice almost entirely on personal injury litigation, our firm is able to devote our substantial resources to the effective investigation of our clients' accidents and the thorough preparation for their trials. This level of attention is a primary reason for our success in personal injury, medical malpractice, auto accident and wrongful death cases involving:

-Gunshot accidents
-Slip and falls
-Premises liability (dangerous property)
-Dog bites
-Pharmaceutical errors
-Dental malpractice
-Traumatic brain injury
-Spinal cord injury
-Injured children
-Compensation for auto accidents

Negotiating with auto insurance companies can make you feel victimized again after you have already suffered injuries in a car accident. Claims adjusters represent the goals of the companies they work for - to increase profits and reduce expenses. Succeeding at their job duties often means delaying, denying or underpaying your claim. Our attorney works hard to recover what you deserve after:

-Car accidents
-Truck accidents
-Motorcycle accidents
-Construction vehicle accidents
-Distracted driving accidents
-Bus accidents
-Train accident
-Accidents with uninsured/underinsured motorists
-Recovery for workplace accidents in Houston

If your employer does not participate in the Texas workers compensation system, you can sue in civil court to recover damages for your on-the-job injuries. Our lawyer helps workers recover from nonparticipating employers called "nonsubscribers" - for serious workplace accidents involving:

-Industrial mishaps
-Oilfield and refinery catastrophes
-Longshoremen and harbor workers injuries
-Construction accidents

We also handle Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) claims in railroad exposure and collision cases.
Main Office
Main Office
403 Heights Blvd.
Houston  TX  77007
Phone
  • 2816432000
Fax
  • (281) 643-2010
Websites
Auto Accident
Houston Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer Helps Recover for Your Injuries
Our lawyer is Texas Board certified in personal injury trial law

Attorney Shane R. Kadlec's practice was established in 1996 to focus exclusively on personal injury claims, and Shane Kadlec is certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in personal injury trial law a distinction that goes to a select few. We have the experience and determination to get the settlement or judgment you deserve in your vehicle accident claim.

If an insurance company contacts you after an accident, do not sign anything or make any statements until you have talked to us. Our law firm offers you a free, no-obligation consultation so you can understand your rights and make informed decisions about your case.

Help when you need it most

Our legal team believes that all people deserve quality medical care, regardless of their ability to pay. If you are one of the many Texans who lack health insurance, our law firm refers you to good local doctors who are trained to treat car accident patients. These dedicated healthcare providers agree not to bill you until you have won a settlement or judgment in your personal injury case. This way, you can receive the medical care you need and pay only when you have the resources to do so.

We can help you recover damages for your accident

A motor vehicle accident has long-term repercussions. You deserve respect and compassion as you deal with your injuries or mourn the loss of your loved one. We do all we can to reduce the stress on you and your family during a difficult time, as we fight for the damages you deserve. We are available to help you with:

-Car accidents Even if you are partially at fault in a car accident, you can be entitled to compensation. In addition to helping you recover your rightful payments, our attorney defends you against claims made by the other drivers and their insurance companies.

-Truck accidents Many commercial truck accidents are caused by a combination of driver error and corporate negligence. Wrecks involving tractor-trailers and other commercial vehicles tend to be catastrophic because of their size and weight.

-Motorcycle accidents At least 471 riders were killed in Texas motorcycle accidents and thousands more were injured in 2011. In addition to a claim against an at-fault driver, an injured motorcyclist may also have valid claims against the manufacturer of a defective helmet or the city for poorly maintained roadways.

-Construction vehicle accidents Maintaining safe construction conditions and a qualified crew -are the responsibility of contractors. You may have a cause of action against the contractor for the injuries you suffered in a construction vehicle accident.

-Distracted driving accidents In 2012, distracted drivers were involved in 90,378 accidents resulting in 453 fatalities and 8,468 serious injuries on Texas roads. These irresponsible motorists should be held accountable for putting your life and safety at risk.

-Bus accidents Their top-heavy design, poor maneuverability, lack of seatbelts and airbags make buses one of the most dangerous vehicles on the road. Add to these factors an unqualified and sleep-deprived driver, and it is easy to understand why 24,000 people were injured in bus accidents nationwide in 2008.

-Train accidents Although trains are a relatively safe form of transportation, railroad accidents often result in severe or fatal injuries. Large corporations are typically liable for injuries suffered by railroad workers, train passengers and drivers, as well as pedestrians at dangerous railroad crossings.

-Uninsured and underinsured motorist claims With approximately four million uninsured drivers in Texas and many more who have insufficient liability limits to cover serious accidents, you are at risk of getting hit by a motorist who cannot pay your damages. However, you may have viable options if you are injured by an uninsured or underinsured motorist.

During our many years of practice, our law firm has recognized the value of taking prompt, decisive steps immediately after a motor vehicle accident. Our attorney advises you on what to do after an accident so you can protect your health and your legal rights.

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

Helping real clients and families overcome some of their greatest challenges and making a difference in their lives is why I became a lawyer.

Educating people how injury cases are handled by insurance companies, Courts, Judges and juries, allows my clients to know what to expect and helps them navigate the best path forward.

Ultimately, my job is to get money for our clients, but my primary service is to explain how the law applies to their situation, what all their options are, and assist them in their recovery.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others?

I am a Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas State Bar.

I have successfully represented thousands of clients in hundreds of lawsuits.

My clients are provided medical care options that may not be otherwise available to them after an injury.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

We care, we respond, we work, and we win.

Shane Kadlec

Shane R. Kadlec - Experienced trial Lawyer

Houston accident attorney Shane R. Kadlec is recognized in the legal community for his polished trial skills, extensive personal injury law knowledge and genuine compassion towards his injured clients.

With more than 15 years of experience and Texas Board certification in personal injury law, Shane is a determined car accident lawyer and workplace injury advocate who effectively recovers the maximum amount of compensation for injured victims.

Learn more about Shane's notable achievements and excellent credentials.

Contact a dedicated Lawyer in Houston, TX

The law office of Shane R. Kadlec is located between the Galleria and downtown Houston and represents clients throughout Texas, primarily in and around Houston, Beaumont, Galveston, Austin and the Rio Grande Valley.

Call Shane R. Kadlec at 281-643-2000 or contact the law firm online to schedule your free consultation.


Bar admissions
-Texas, 1996
-U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas

Education
-University of Windsor, B.A., English and Philosophy, 1992
-South Texas College of Law, J.D., 1996

Board certifications
-Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, since 2003 and recertified in 2008

Awards and honors
-Super Lawyers Texas Rising Stars, Texas Monthly Magazine, a leading lawyer under 40 years old
AVPreeminent Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale Hubbell

Professional affiliations
-Houston Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors
-Houston Trial Lawyers Foundation
-State Bar of Texas
-Texas Trial Lawyers Association, sustaining member

Practice areas
-Civil litigation
-Business litigation
-Personal injury
-Workplace injury lawsuits
-Oilfield and refinery accidents
-Longshoremen and harbor workers injuries
-Maritime injuries
-Industrial work accidents
-Environmental accidents
-Toxic torts
-Motor vehicle accidents
-Auto accidents
-Car collisions
-Motorcycle crashes
-Tractor-trailer wrecks
-Railroad accidents
-Boating accidents
-Bicycle accidents
-Pedestrian accidents
-Aviation accidents
-Gunshot accidents
-Premises liability
-Slips and falls
-Medical malpractice
-Dental malpractice
-Dog bites
Education
  • South Texas College of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 1996

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