Victor Rodriguez II

Victor Rodriguez II

Attorney

Education

  • Texas Tech School of Law

Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • New Mexico

Awards

  • Bob Black Bar Leaders Award, Texas Tech University School of Law Alumni Association 2014

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College, Graduate
  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys, Member
  • Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • TTLA Trial Advocacy College of Texas, Student Participant 2014
  • South Plains Trial Lawyers Association, President 2014 and Director 2015
  • Lubbock County Young Lawyers Association, Director 2013-2015

Victor Rodriguez - Personal Injury, Truck Wreck and Car Accident Lawyer in Fort Worth, Texas

Victor grew up in Houston, Texas and attended Klein High School where he lettered in Wrestling and became Team Captain during his senior season. Inspired by his father, a prominent personal injury attorney, Victor knew at an early age that he wanted to enter into the field of law to help people who have been injured by the negligence of others.

In pursuing his career ambitions, Victor attended Stephen F. Austin State University. In 2006, he graduated with a B.A. in Political Science with a Pre-Law focus. During college, Victor clerked for attorney Travis Clardy, who is now a State Representative (District 11). Victor later graduated from Texas Tech University School of Law in 2009. In law school, Victor clerked for the Honorable Chief Justice Brian Quinn of the Seventh Court of Appeals in Amarillo, Texas.

Before joining Witherite Law Group in July 2015, Victor practiced personal injury law in Lubbock, Texas with a well-respected plaintiff’s personal injury firm.

Victor is licensed to practice law in Texas and New Mexico state courts. Victor is also licensed to practice law in U.S. federal district court (Northern District of Texas). He is admitted to the State Bars of Texas and New Mexico.

In 2014, Victor received the Bob Black Bar Leaders Award from the Texas Tech University School of Law Alumni Association.

Top Settlements and Verdicts

$610,188.30
Total Amount to Client
18-Wheeler Fails to Yield and Runs into Other 18-Wheeler in Intersection

Our client was traveling on the interstate in an 18-wheeler when the defendant 18-wheeler failed to yield to our client coming out of a stop sign. The defendant and client collided with each other. Our client's truck was loaded when the accident happened, and she was on her way to drop off a load. The collision impeded her ability to make a timely drop-off.

$550,339.05
Total Amount to Client
Box Truck Fails to Control Speed and Rear-Ends Vehicle

Our client was driving south on US-75 near Spring Valley in Dallas, Texas, when a box truck driver failed to control his speed and rear-ended her vehicle. The defendant claimed he was not negligent because a car ahead of him moved out of the way at the last minute, which did not allow the defendant enough time and notice to prevent the wreck. Our client sustained injuries to her neck and back, which required multiple spinal injections.

457588.51
Total Amount to Client
18 Wheeler Makes U-Turn Cutting Off Another 18-Wheeler's Path

Our client, an 18-wheeler driver, was driving northbound on US 287 in West Texas at night. The defendant, also an 18-wheeler driver, made a U-turn from southbound US 287, turning directly in front of our client's 18-wheeler. Despite our client taking proper evasive action, a crash occurred, forcing our client's 18-wheeler off the road into a ditch. Our client sustained significant injuries, causing him to need spinal injections and eventually surgeries to his neck and low back.

$364,728.82
Total Amount to Client
18-Wheeler Rear-Ends Other 18-Wheeler on Highway

Our client, driving an 18-wheeler, was rear-ended by another 18-wheeler while traveling east on I-20 in Dallas, Texas. Our client sustained a neck injury, which required surgery.

$296,866.88
Total Amount to Client
Shared Fault Crash Between a Bus and 18-Wheeler

Our clients were passengers on a bus heading to Trucking School in the dark, early morning hours. An 18-wheeler, turning from a private driveway, blocked the road due to difficulties managing the tight turn. The bus driver failed to see the stopped 18-wheeler ahead in his lane, even with his headlights on, and crashed into the 18-wheeler's trailer, causing injuries to many of the bus passengers. Client 1 sustained significant low-back injuries requiring multiple spinal injections and eventually, a spinal fusion surgery. Client 2 sustained injuries to his head, neck, and low back, which required emergency room and chiropractic care.

Initially, the bus company refused to accept any responsibility for the crash, while the 18-wheeler company only wanted to take partial responsibility. After suit was filed, depositions of both drivers were taken, which revealed that both drivers were negligent in causing the crash. At mediation, both agreed to share responsibility and ensure our clients were made whole.

$273,988.13
Total Amount to Client
18-Wheeler Causes Multi-Car Collision

Our client was driving on Highway 121 in the express lane in Bedford, Texas. Our client had come to a complete stop in heavy traffic. An 18-wheeler rear-ended her, pushing her into the vehicle ahead of her. She underwent conservative medical care and multiple spinal injections. The trucking company’s insurance company would not offer fair money to settle the case pre-suit, so a lawsuit was filed. After the suit was filed, our client’s low-back pain continued, and she eventually underwent lumbar fusion surgery. Upon demand, the trucking company’s insurance paid the remainder of the policy limit.

$253,235.92
Total Amount to Client
18-Wheeler Sideswipes Car on Highway

Our client was traveling on eastbound SH-183 when an 18-wheeler coming off the expressway sideswiped her vehicle, causing spinal injuries to her neck and back. The 18-wheeler driver was alleged to have some alcohol in his system.

$196,445.27
Total Amount to Client
Company Truck Fails to Yield and Cuts Off Driver

Our client was driving on US-380 in McKinney, Texas, when a commercial truck cut him off after failing to yield the right of way. Our client sustained neck and back injuries, which required back surgery and several spinal injections.

$167,716.21
Total Amount to Client
Ford F-550 with Trailer Fails to Control Speed in Traffic

Our client was traveling on SH-161 in Irving, Texas, and came to a complete stop due to traffic ahead. The defendant, driving a Ford F-550 with a trailer, failed to control his speed and struck our client's vehicle from behind at full speed. Our client suffered a scalp laceration and neck and back injuries.

$167,653.25
Total Amount to Client
Tow Truck Loses Tire, Hits Vehicle's Windshield

Our client was driving on Sublett Road in Arlington, Texas, when a tire came off of a tow truck and smashed his windshield and hood. Our client sustained injuries to his head, neck, back, chest, and ribs.

$158,518.20
Total Amount to Client
Utility Van Fails to Control Speed and Rear-Ends Car at Stoplight

Our client was stopped at a stoplight on Belt Line Road near Highway 20 in Grand Prairie, Texas. The defendant, driving a utility van, struck her from behind after failing to control his speed. Our client sustained injuries to her neck and back, which required multiple spinal injections.

$141,037.89
Total Amount to Client
Commercial Vehicle Makes Unsafe Lane Change

Our client was entering the State Highway from Highway 10 in Euless, Texas, when the defendant, in a commercial vehicle, made an unsafe lane change and struck our client's vehicle. Our client sustained neck and back injuries, which required several spinal injections.

$140,204.48
Total Amount to Client
18-Wheeler Collides with DART Bus Carrying Passengers

Our client was driving a DART bus with passengers on Ledbetter Road near I-35 in Dallas, Texas. Our client was driving in the far-right lane when an 18-wheeler with its left-turn indicator activated turned right, cutting her off and causing a crash. Our client sustained neck, back, and shoulder injuries, which required shoulder surgery and spinal injections.

$119,707.50
Total Amount to Client
Tow Truck Fails to Yield the Right of Way and Hits Vehicle

Our client was traveling on Haskell Avenue in Dallas, Texas. As he entered an intersection going straight with a green light facing him, the defendant, driving a tow truck, turned left in front of our client. The defendant's failure to yield the right of way resulted in our client sustaining a hand fracture and neck and back injuries.

$111,767.22
Total Amount to Client
18-Wheeler Makes Unsafe Lane Change Knocking Car onto Curb

Our client was traveling on a two-lane street when the defendant, operating a tractor trailer, made an unsafe lane change, hitting our client's vehicle and pushing it onto the curb. The defense attempted to blame our client for causing the wreck by "passing" an 18-wheeler on the right. Our client's injuries to his neck and back required multiple spinal injections.

$110,782.82
Total Amount to Client
18-Wheeler Makes Turn into Stopped Driver

Our client was traveling west on Eagle Drive towards Bell Avenue in Denton, Texas. As she approached a red stoplight, she came to a full and complete stop. The defendant, driving an 18-wheeler, was traveling north on Bell Avenue, when he made a left-hand turn onto eastbound Eagle Drive, striking our client's vehicle and almost running over the front hood. The defendant claimed the client drove into his trailer as opposed to her being at a stop. Our client suffered injuries to her head, neck, back, and left shoulder. Our client underwent shoulder surgery and had pain management injections to her neck and back.

$103,835.26
Total Amount to Client
Utility Vehcile Speeding Causes Multi-Car Wreck

Our client was driving his work vehicle on I-35 near Post Oak Drive in Denton, Texas. A utility vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed struck our client from behind, causing a multi-car crash. Our client required pain management and injections to resolve his head, neck, low back, and left shoulder injuries.

$100,039.92
Total Amount to Client
18-Wheeler Runs Red Light Hitting Vehicle in Intersection

Our client was driving near her home in Dallas, Texas. She stopped at an intersection due to a red light. When the light turned green, she entered the intersection, and an 18-wheeler driver ran a red light, striking her vehicle. Our client sustained head, neck, and back injuries, which required neurological care and several spinal injections.

$93,741.50
Total Amount to Client
Vehicle Chooses to Exit Late Causing Crash

Our client was driving on State Highway 121 in Carrollton, Texas. The defendant chose to exit the highway too late and cut off our client, causing a serious crash. Our client sustained injuries to her head, neck, ​​​​​​​​​low back, and shoulders. Her injuries required pain management, including spinal injections.

$84,116.61
Total Amount to Client
Distracted, Speeding Driver Causes Wreck

Our client was rear-ended on I-30 in Fort Worth. At the time, the defendant was driving while distracted by his cell phone and going more than 30 mph over the speed limit. Out client sustained a neck injury and a wrist/hand injury, which required surgery.

$75,137.02
Total Amount to Client
Box Truck Fails to Yield at Traffic Light

Our client was struck by a box truck in Hutchins, Texas, when the driver of the box truck failed to yield the right of way at a traffic light. Our client sustained injuries to her neck and back, which required multiple spine injections.

$74,858.56
Total Amount to Client
Driver Fails to Control Speed Causing Crash

Our client was traveling north on Highway 69 in Oklahoma when he was rear-ended by the defendant, who failed to control his speed. Our client suffered neck and back injuries, which required multiple spinal injections.

$71,884.72
Total Amount to Client
18-Wheeler Cuts Off Car Making Turn From Far Lane

Our client was traveling west on Reunion Boulevard in downtown Dallas, Texas, and came to a stop at a red light. The defendant, operating an 18-wheeler, was traveling on northbound Riverfront Boulevard towards Reunion Boulevard, driving in the outside lane of traffic. The defendant tried to turn right from a straight-only lane. The faulty turn cut off a third vehicle that was trying to drive straight through the intersection in the far-right lane of travel, forcing it to take evasive action and strike our client. The defendant claimed he did nothing wrong by turning from an outside lane and never made contact with any vehicle. Our client sustained injuries to her neck and back, requiring multiple spinal injections.

$65,569.30
Total Amount to Client
Rear-Ended on Interstate by 18-Wheeler

Our client was driving on I-35 in Dallas when she was rear-ended by an 18-wheeler. Our client sustained neck and back injuries, which required multiple spinal injections.

$59,961.64
Total Amount to Client
Shared Fault Crash Between a Bus and 18-Wheeler

Our client was a passenger on a bus heading to Trucking School in the dark, early morning hours. An 18-wheeler, turning from a private driveway, blocked the road due to difficulties managing the tight turn. The bus driver failed to see the stopped 18-wheeler ahead in his lane, even with his headlights on, and crashed into the 18-wheeler's trailer, causing injuries to many of the bus passengers. Our client sustained injuries to his head, neck, and low back, which required emergency room and chiropractic care.

Initially, the bus company refused to accept any responsibility for the crash, while the 18-wheeler company only wanted to take partial responsibility. After suit was filed, depositions of both drivers were taken, which revealed that both drivers were negligent in causing the crash. At mediation, both agreed to share responsibility and ensure our clients were made whole.

$52,042.49
Total Amount to Client
18-Wheeler Driving Too Fast on Wet Roads with Defective Tires

Our client was driving on northbound I-35 near Mockingbird Lane in Dallas, Texas. The defendant, driving an 18-wheeler, was ahead of our client. The defendant was driving too fast on the wet roads, and his vehicle was equipped with defective tires. The 18-wheeler jackknifed and came to a stop across multiple lanes of traffic. Our client struck the front of the 18-wheeler and sustained injuries to his head and neck.

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