Rachel Hatten Adams
Rachel Hatten Adams - Personal Injury, Truck Wreck and Car Accident Lawyer in Dallas, Texas
Rachel is a native Texan and proud graduate of Rockwall High School. Raised in a family of Longhorns, she attended the University of Texas at Austin where she received her B.A. in English and graduated with honors. After graduation Rachel moved back to Dallas and worked for Witherite Law Group until she began law school.
Rachel graduated Cum Laude from SMU Dedman School of Law. While in law school, she was an extern for the Honorable Judge Renee H. Toliver of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, and served as Editor-in-Chief of the SMU Science and Technology Law Review.
Rachel always knew she wanted to be a personal injury trial attorney and during law school took every opportunity to sharpen her skills. She competed for SMU in mock trial competitions throughout the country and was a regional finalist in the 2014 National Trial Competition. The SMU Board of Advocates recognized Rachel as a Master Advocate during her second and third years.
Rachel is passionate about whatever she does and wanted to work for a firm who advocated just as passionately for its clients. Based on her time with Witherite Law Group before law school, she knew she would find that dedication here. Since rejoining Witherite Law Group, Rachel has tried and won numerous cases and is a zealous advocate for her clients.
In her free time, Rachel enjoys spending time with her husband and their rambunctious dog, Walter.
Top Settlements and Verdicts
Our client entered an intersection with a green light. The defendant ran a red light and collided with our client. Our client had to be airlifted to the hospital.
Our client was a passenger in a shuttle bus provided by their employer. The defendant, traveling on the service road of I-20, disregarded the stop sign and turned left in front of the shuttle bus. The defendant's trailer struck the shuttle bus, causing extensive front-end damages.
Our client was passing through a green light when the defendant, in an 18-wheeler, failed to yield the right of way. Our client ran into the front right side of the 18-wheeler.
Our client was stopped at a red light in the middle lane. As they proceeded through the green light, a vehicle slowed to turn left, causing our client to slow. The defendant failed to control their speed and rear-ended our client's vehicle.
Our client was traveling on I-20 when an unlicensed driver in an 18-wheeler made an unsafe lane change into our client’s lane. The force of the crash sent our client spinning into the median and guardrail. The crash left our client with permanent lower back injuries that required multiple injections and rhizotomies. During litigation, it was discovered that not only was the driver of the 18-wheeler unlicensed, but also that key evidence had been destroyed shortly after the collision.
Our client was traveling on the interstate when a collision ahead of him caused traffic to slow. After our client came to a complete stop, the defendant failed to control their speed and rear-ended our client's vehicle.
The defendant and our client were traveling in perpendicular lanes in the Stonebriar Centre parking lot. The defendant failed to yield the right of way when she made an unsafe left turn, pulling out directly in front of our client and causing our client to hit the defendant head-on. Our client sustained permanent injuries to her neck and lower back, which required multiple injections and a rhizotomy. Ultimately, Client will need surgery to fully recover.
Our client was traveling on the interstate when the defendant, traveling in the same direction, crossed into our client's lane, causing a three-car collision. Our client suffered neck and lower back pain.
Our client was traveling in the right lane when the defendant failed to yield the right of way, turning into the rear of our client's car. The force of the impact caused our client to lose control and spin. The car came to a rest facing oncoming traffic.
An 18-wheeler made a sharp left turn into our client's lane, hitting his vehicle and causing physical injuries and property damages.
Our client was a passenger in the car and was about to exit off the tollway when the client's car slowed down due to traffic. The defendant, traveling behind our client, failed to control their speed and rear-ended the vehicle in which our client was a passenger. The impact pushed the vehicle forward into the rear of the vehicle in front of him. Our client sustained back injuries that required medical treatment.
Our client was at a stoplight, waiting to turn left to get on the interstate, and the defendant was in the lane to go straight. The defendant, driving an 18-wheeler, crossed into our client's lane and rear-ended our client.
Our client came to an intersection with a lot of traffic. The defendant was making a left turn, and our client had the right of way. The defendant hit our client's vehicle on the rear driver's side.
Our client was traveling through the intersection when the defendant made a left turn into our client, causing a T-bone collision. Our client suffered a back injury.
Our client was merging onto the interstate when the defendant, traveling ahead of our client, lost the unsecured furniture that he was carrying in his truck. Our client tried to avoid the debris in the roadway but was unable to do so. Our client's vehicle struck the furniture, causing a wreck.
Our client was driving on the interstate in the far-right lane and came to a complete stop for a red light. The defendant, traveling in the middle lane, proceeded to make a right turn from the middle lane, striking our client's vehicle. Our client's air bags deployed, and they had to be extricated from the vehicle by emergency responders.
Our client was a passenger in an Uber. The defendant attempted to change lanes, causing our client's Uber driver to rear-end the defendant. Our client suffered a head injury as a result of the accident.
Our client was traveling on the interstate when the defendant failed to control their speed and rear-ended our client. Our client suffered injuries to their back and hand.
Our client was passing through a green light when the defendant failed to yield the right of way, turning left into our client's vehicle.
The defendant was passing a Walmart, and the defendant made a U-turn into our client's lane, hitting the front driver's side of our client's vehicle.