John Nohinek

John Nohinek

Attorney

Education

  • Oklahoma City University School of Law 1995

Bar Admissions

  • Texas

John Nohinek - Personal Injury, Truck Wreck and Car Accident Lawyer in Fort Worth, Texas

John was born in Kansas City, Missouri and spent his formative years on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. He attended the College of William and Mary in Virginia, where he played football. After graduating college in 1991, he took a year off to pursue one of his passions, snow skiing, and moved to Colorado. He then attended Oklahoma City University School of Law and graduated in 1995.

Upon graduation he entered private practice in Arlington, Texas for 4 years. In 2000, John went to work for Farmers Insurance Group defending the company and its insureds from claims. After five years at Farmers, John moved to Progressive Insurance. He was in-house counsel for Progressive from 2005-2015, 4 years of which he was the manager of the Dallas house counsel office. Throughout his 15 years representing insurance companies and their policy holders, he learned how the companies would operate, and the tactics they used to minimize the amount the insurance companies would pay for claims.

In January 2015, John brought his knowledge of the manner in which insurance companies operated, as well has his extensive trial experience, to Witherite Law Group to represent injured parties and help get them what they truly deserve.

John has been admitted to practice law in Texas since 1995. He is a husband and proud father of 4 wonderful children. He is very active in his children’s sporting activities as well as their school activities.

Top Settlements and Verdicts

$316,375.47
Total Amount to Client
Commercial Pickup Driver with Trailer Fails to Control Speed

Our client was traveling on I-35N when traffic stopped. Our client stopped to accommodate traffic ahead. The defendant, driving a commercial pickup truck pulling a trailer, failed to control his speed and rear-ended our client at a high rate of speed, causing our client to hit the vehicle in front of her. Our client suffered neck injuries that required surgery.

$301,150.00
Total Amount to Client
18-Wheeler Forces Client off the Road into a Telephone Pole

Our client was traveling southbound in the right lane on a busy street in Dallas in a construction zone. The left lane was closed ahead when an 18-wheeler made an unsafe lane change, colliding with our client. Our client was forced off the road and struck a telephone pole. Our client sustained neck, back, and shoulder injuries. Our client underwent spinal surgery as a result of the wreck.

$291,500.00
Total Amount to Client
Box Truck Rear-Ends Client

The wreck occurred at I-35 and Royal Lane. The defendant, driving a box truck, rear-ended our client (our client was also in a box truck). Our client suffered neck and back injuries that required neck surgery to resolve.

$219,749.08
Total Amount to Client
18-Wheeler Rear-Ends Client Resulting in Neck and Back Injuries

Our client was traveling on the highway in heavy traffic when the defendant, in an 18-wheeler, failed to control their speed and rear-ended our client. The client suffered injuries to their neck and back, which required surgery.

$206,571.31
Total Amount to Client
Uber Driver Rear-Ended by Tractor Trailer Resulting in Neck and Back Injuries

At the time of the collision, our client was driving for Uber and had a passenger in the vehicle. Our client was traveling on the highway when they encountered heavy traffic. The client came to a complete stop and was rear-ended by a tractor trailer. Our client sustained neck and back injuries that required injections to resolve.

$174,453.30
Total Amount to Client
Distracted Trucker Makes Unsafe Lane Change Causing Rollover Accident on Freeway

Our client was a passenger in a vehicle, on his way home from work. The defendant was driving a tractor trailer—distracted and not paying attention to the traffic around him. The defendant changed lanes, hitting our client's vehicle. Our client's car spun out and flipped, landing on its roof in the middle of the freeway. The defendant truck driver was cited for changing lanes when unsafe. Our client sustained neck, back, and knee injuries and had to undergo knee surgery.

$171,653.38
Total Amount to Client
Box Truck Makes Right Turn from Left Lane

Our client was stopped at a yield sign, waiting for traffic to clear, when the defendant, in a box truck, made a right turn from the left lane and struck our client. Our client had neck and back injuries that required injections and a rhizotomy.

$149,310.00
Total Amount to Client
Tractor Trailer Changes Lanes Unsafely

Our client was entering I-45 from US 287 when the defendant, operating a tractor trailer, changed lanes when unsafe, hitting our client and causing his vehicle to spin out of control. Our client sustained neck and back injuries, along with a shoulder injury that required orthoscopic surgery.

$141,697.46
Total Amount to Client
Commercial Truck Fails to Control Speed

Our client was traveling north on East Loop 820 at Randol Mill Road and came to a complete stop to accommodate traffic ahead. The defendant, driving a commercial truck, failed to control his speed and rear-ended our client’s vehicle. Our client suffered neck and back injuries.

$138,783.10
Total Amount to Client
Commercial Vehicle Rear-Ends Client and Causes Early Delivery

Our client was traveling on I-35E N and came to a stop due to traffic in front of her. The defendant, driving a commercial vehicle, failed to control their speed and rear-ended our client, pushing our client's vehicle into an 18-wheeler. At the time of the wreck, our client was eight months pregnant. Due to the collision, she had to have an emergency C-section. Thankfully, the baby was not injured.

$131,576.37
Total Amount to Client
Front-End Loader Construction Vehicle Drives into Wrong Lane

Our client was traveling east on Seminary when the defendant's front-end loader construction vehicle drove into our client's lane, causing a collision. The construction worker directing traffic told the witness he was not paying attention, and he did not see our client pass by. Our client had neck and back injuries and knee surgery.

$122,241.83
Total Amount to Client
18-Wheeler Backs into Car in Parking Lot

Our client was parked at a Love's Travel Stop, waiting to pick up a friend. The defendant, operating an 18-wheeler, backed into our client's vehicle, striking the right rear passenger side of the vehicle and shattering the back window. Our client sustained neck and back injuries.

$120,843.75
Total Amount to Client
Refrigerated Box Truck Changes Lanes Unsafely

Our client was driving south on I-35 in Dallas. Traffic slowed, and the defendant, driving a refrigerated box truck, changed lanes when unsafe and struck the back of our client's car. The defendant argued that our client was at fault for changing lanes and blamed the cars ahead for causing an emergency. Our client suffered injuries to her neck and back. Those injuries required extensive pain management treatment. In the following months, our client suffered continued headaches, and she was referred to a neurologist.

$115,626.37
Total Amount to Client
DWI Case: Driver Fails to Control Speed and Hits Vehicle

Our client was headed north on Dallas Parkway in the left-hand turn lane, waiting for the light to change. The defendant failed to control their speed and rear-ended our client's vehicle. Police at the scene arrested the defendant for DWI. Our client had neck and back injuries.

$114,427.17
Total Amount to Client
Pickup Driver Fails to Control Speed and Stop

Our client was traveling on I-35N when traffic stopped, causing our client to stop as well. The commercial pickup driver—towing a trailer—failed to control his speed and rear-ended our client at a high rate of speed, causing our client to hit the vehicle in front of her. Our client required neck surgery.

$113,296.68
Total Amount to Client
Commercial Vehicle Fails to Stop

Our client was stopped at a yield sign while exiting DFW International Airport when a commercial pickup truck hit her from behind. Our client suffered neck and back injuries that required a rhizotomy.

$100,410.11
Total Amount to Client
Commercial Truck Fails to Control Speed and Rear-Ends Vehicle

Our client was traveling south on I-45, heading towards Corsicana. The defendant, in a commercial vehicle, was traveling in the same direction, directly behind our client. The defendant failed to control their speed and rear-ended our client. Our client suffered neck and back injuries that required injections.

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