The Law Offices Of Mark D. VanCleave
Principal attorney Mark D. VanCleave has practiced law for over 20 years. Our office handles a wide variety of personal injury cases as well as business/commercial litigation matters. We serve clients throughout the Houston metropolitan area and the state of Texas.
Our personal injury practice includes helping those who have been injured as a result of the negligence of others in auto accidents, 18-wheeler accidents and other types of incidents. We handle all types of serious injury and death cases. We also sue drunk drivers who cause an accident and injure our clients. Additionally, we handle injuries that occur on the property of another. These injuries can happen inside of a store, a restaurant or even on a sidewalk.
Bottom line: No matter how you were injured, our team will be dedicated to ensuring that justice is served in your matter.
What to do After an Accident
If you have been involved in an accident, it is important to follow these steps.
- Call the police. Ask that a police report be filed.
- Stay at the scene. Do not leave prior to the police arriving.
- Check on everyone involved. Get immediate medical attention for anyone who needs it. Do not refuse ambulance transport.
- Exchange information. Do not admit any fault at the scene. Get names and numbers of possible witnesses.
- Take photos at the scene. Photos should include the damage to both vehicles. Document the damage to your car.
- Do not give a statement to the liability insurance carrier adjuster.
- Take photos of any injuries such as cuts, scrapes, bruises, etc.
- Get follow-up medical attention. Document everything.
- Don’t sign anything. Be wary of offers to settle early.
- Hire an attorney as soon as possible.
- Do not post anything on social media about the accident.
Our mission is to hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions. We’d love to discuss your case with you to see if we can help.
Our office is located in Baytown, Texas, which allows us to help people in Houston, Highlands, Crosby, Channelview, Mont Belvieu, Dayton, Anahuac, Beach City, Liberty, La Porte and Winnie.
For a free initial consultation, please give our office a call at 281-303-8800.