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Being a victim of a crime can shake your peace and security. Even if you’re without physical injury, the crime took a mental toll on you.
Your sense of peace has been disrupted, and that may take years to rebuild.
Crime victims deserve compensation and have several avenues for restitution - civil suits are only one.
If you need a victim attorney, Biggs & Greenslade will help you receive the compensation that you deserve and ensure those responsible are properly sentenced.
Call our Henderson, TX, office today for a free consultation.
Before his time at Biggs and Greenslade, Kenneth Morgan Briggs was a district prosecutor and United States Marine. Now, he leverages his courtroom experience to fight for his clients’ compensation.
John Greenslade started in Insurance Defense but now uses that knowledge to defend victims. He uses his years of experience to keep insurance companies accountable and expertly handle negotiations.
Annie Northcutt started her career as a prosecutor, which gives her extensive experience representing vulnerable citizens in East Texas. She’s dedicated to her clients receiving the compensation they’re due.
The Crime Victims’ Compensation Fund was established by the State of Texas to help victims receive compensation from their attackers. Compensation can cover:
This can be awarded to any victim, no matter if there’s a conviction. This fund will help cover at least part of your recovery costs.
Restitution is paid by the convicted assailant to the defendant. This can include medical costs, travel costs for the trial, and property damage costs.
Some crimes are traumatic enough that the victim cannot stay in the same home - or even the same city.
In cases such as these, victims may be able to receive compensation for relocation costs. These costs can include:
The courts and the Texas Department of Public Safety do their best to fully compensate victims. However, it’s all too often that their compensation doesn’t cover all costs you’ve incurred.
When the state cannot get you full compensation, an assault injury lawyer works to bridge that gap.
Filing a civil lawsuit allows the defendant potential compensation for emotional damages, mental trauma, and other damage that the state or courts cannot recognize.
Were you the victim of a crime? Don’t try to do this alone. Call Biggs and Greenslade, and let us help you get the justice you deserve.
The Office of Biggs and Greenslade is ready to represent you and your loved ones while you navigate this complex and stressful issue. Our team will provide you with relentless support and fight for your just compensation.
When you’re ready to take the next step towards achieving some peace, fill out this request form or call our Henderson, TX, office.