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Daryl L. Derryberry

Trucking accident Attorney at Tyler, TX

5.0   43 reviews
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  • Licensed for 32 years
    State TX
    Acquired 1991
    Status
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Daryl

Learn Daryl’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Car accident
    30%
    I am board certified in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Approximately 2.4% of attorneys in Texas are board certified in personal injury trial law.Our website contains articles relating to initial steps that need to be taken by anyone injured in an automobile or 18 wheeler wreck. My experience in representing injured people in car wreck cases allows me to identify important issues that need to be developed in each case.

    32 years

  2. Trucking accident
    30%
    I am board certified in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Approximately 2.4% of attorneys in Texas are board certified in personal injury trial law.I have handled numerous trucking wreck cases involving serious injuries. It is a specialized area of the law and selecting an attorney to pursue claims against trucking companies is an important decision. The selection of an attorney is the most important decision an injured party has to make.

    32 years

  3. Wrongful death
    30%
    I am board certified in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Approximately 2.4% of attorneys in Texas are board certified in personal injury trial law.I have handled numerous wrongful death cases in my career, including obtaining the 6th largest verdict, according to Verdict Search, for a workplace safety accident in 2009.

    32 years

  4. Personal injury
    10%
    I am board certified in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Approximately 2.4% of attorneys in Texas are board certified in personal injury trial law. I am also a Life Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, which is also an exclusive group. I handle cases for those who have been injured, including those who have suffered catastrophic injuries and/or death. These cases include 18 wheelers wrecks, oilfield accidents, product defects and others.

    32 years

HAVE YOU BEEN HURT? HURT THEM BACK. CONTACT A BOARD CERTIFIED PERSONAL INJURY TRIAL LAWYER NOW!

Our firm is dedicated to making sure we hold  individuals  and  corporations  accountable when  they violate basic safety rules  which  endanger  all people in the community.  The satisfaction we achieve in knowing that we have helped someone who has been injured, hurt or wronged because basic safety rules were violated is why we are trial lawyers.  Our dedication to our clients and the results we achieve are evident from our client reviews, which you can review on this site.  And, I have been selected as a Texas Super Lawyer in Plaintiff's Personal Injury in 2017-2022. Finally, I was elected to the American Board of Trial Attornys ("ABOTA") in 2022.  

 

 

Awards

AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating
Client's Choice 2019,2016,2013
Client's Choice
2019 2016 2013
Top Contributor 2014,2013
Top Contributor
2014 2013

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Location

Daryl L Derryberry
Derryberry Zips Wade, PLLC
1910 Pacific Avenue
Suite 8055
Dallas, TX, 75201
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Reviews

5.0 / 5.0
  43 customer reviews
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Client's Choice 2019
Client's Choice
Client's Choice is an Avvo award granted to attorneys with a significant number of client reviews over 4 stars in a given year.
Posted by Elaine | September 4, 2013
EXCELLENT LAWYER - VERY PERSONABLE
Daryl handled my case with the utmost professionalism. He cared about me as a client, not just the outcome of the case. That meant a lot.
Posted by Demon | December 17, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The Man
Mr. Derryberry is one of the most informative and smartest people I've ever met. He went above and beyond to get me a great settlement in my personal injury case. When I was going through the process of my case,he was there everyday to keep me informed of everything. I would recommend him to anyone seeking a personal injury attorney. This guy has the knowledge and integrity that is hard to find. If you want the best, contact Darrel Derryberry.
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Response from Daryl Derryberry December 19, 2016
Thanks for the kind words.
Posted by Frank | September 6, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great and efficient Lawyer
Daryl, did his job, won my case and got the maximum compensation available, great communication all the time and great office staff. Highly recommended.
Posted by Stephen | August 16, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Very Hardworking Attorneys fighting for you.
This firm worked tirelessly on my behalf. I had know ideal they had worked and investigated every aspect of my suit. This firm doesn’t have to have billboards or commercials, THEY ARE THAT GOOD!
Response from Daryl Derryberry August 17, 2023
Thank you for allowing us to represent you. Maybe State Farm will eventually realize that it cannot fail to reasonably deal with people who are injured by their insureds. Thank you for the confidence you placed in our firm to represent you in this matter.
Posted by Paul | February 26, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great attorney
Mr. Derryberry took my case and made me feel confident each time I worried or had lots of questions. I was told what to expect, what the timeline at each step would be. I highly recommend him. He gets the job done.
Response from Daryl Derryberry February 27, 2023
Thanks for the kind words. It was a long process but we were able to right the wrong that was done to you by the company and its driver. We made the insurance company for the company pay for all of your injuries, harms and losses and we were proud to represent you.
Posted by Tanya | March 6, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Daryl Derryberry Is The Best!!
Daryl Derryberry and his staff were extremely helpful, thorough and diligent with my case from beginning to the settlement. I understood the process and was free to contact the office any time that I had any concerns. I will definitely refer him and use him in the future if need be.
Response from Daryl Derryberry July 22, 2022
Thanks for the kind words. We are very pleased to have been able to represent you in your case.
Posted by Brandon | January 19, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Best possible outcome
I was involved in a commercial vehicle accident and the driver and company denied liability. I truly thought all was lost and I was ready to count my losses. I hired Daryl Dewberrry and everything changed. Daryl took action immediately and guided me through the difficult process. Daryl's staff was very kind and kept me informed on everything. The end result was a settlement that exceeded my expectations. Daryl is a fighter and I highly recommend you call him first for any accident. Thanks Daryl.
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Response from Daryl Derryberry August 16, 2023
Thanks for the kind words Brandon. It was our pleasure to represent you.
Posted by Rick Gordon | November 11, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
A great lawyer
I would like to thanks Daryl and his staff for taking care of me and my law suit they are very professenal and cared about my well being and to get the best settlement and medical care for me they could I would highly recomend Daryl to service your legal needs
Posted by Joannah | September 16, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent Attorney
Daryl and his team are wonderful! After my car accident, Daryl helped me get the medical care I desperately needed. He cared about my health as well as my case. He guided me through the process every step of the way. I highly recommend Daryl and the DZW team!
Posted by Chad | July 27, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
100%
I was involved in a major car crash. Darryl and his team treated me very well, and made the process seem flawless. They were concerned with my well being and treated me and my case with the upmost importance. Derryberrys extensive history and experience, knows 100% how to get your case solved to your expectations. I highly recommend this team.
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Posted by Shauna | January 10, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Daryl is amazing!
I’d never been injured in a car wreck and had no clue what to do. I knew my neck was hurting really bad. A friend referred me to Daryl. Day one he lead me in the right direction and set me up with a doctor to look at my neck. I felt he cared about me personally before he did the winning of a lawsuit. I mean we all have our outlook on a injury attorney but I can tell you first hand that I found a friend who cared. My whole medical journey he checked on me and my well-being. Needless to say when the medical was over he never even had to file a case bc basically shut the insurance down, letting them know he was going back and forward. We settled and I had a good outcome. Highly suggest this man
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Response from Daryl Derryberry July 22, 2021
Thanks for the kind words!
Posted by Lisa | June 10, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Reed
I was very happy to have Daryl as my attorney. He represented me in a wrongful death case. I could call with any questions or problems that came up. He did a wonderful job and I would recommend him to everyone. Thanks for helping me at a terrible time. I'm grateful.
Response from Daryl Derryberry June 11, 2019
We are so glad we were able to help you and your family at such a difficult time. We are also happy that we were able to hold the person and company responsible for your husband's senseless death financially accountable. Thanks so much for the kind words.
Posted by anonymous | June 6, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
A Real Professional!
Daryl was great from the get go. He worked hard on my case and always kept me in the loop of things every step of the way. He's a very smart family man that takes pride in his work and taking care of his clients. Daryl Took good care of me and if anyone is ever in need of legal representation I highly recommend him and his partners.
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Response from Daryl Derryberry June 8, 2019
Thanks for the encouraging and kind words. I am glad we could be of assistance to you in connection with your case.
Posted by Mike | May 21, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Dedicated personal injury representation
I was injured by a drunk driver in a car crash. Daryl walked me through each step of my case, explaining timelines and what was taking place. He checked in on my well-being throughout the duration of the lawsuit. The case ended with a very positive outcome. I am thankful for the expertise and knowledge Daryl, Craig, and the rest of the team at DZW showed me.
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Response from Daryl Derryberry June 6, 2019
Thanks for the kind words. We were also pleased with the positive outcome of this matter. We were also pleased that we held the company that allowed the drunk driver to operate its vehicle accountable financially.
Posted by Brenda | January 3, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Awesome Attotney
I was in a car accident and Mr Derryberry was my attorney.He did an awesome job making sure I was taken care of..He made sure I had the best Doctors as I had to have a couple of surgeries.I was very pleased at the outcome of my settlement and the way Mr Derryberry and staff took care of me.They were all very professional and helpful and friendly.I would highly recommend Mr Derryberry to anyone needing legal help.
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Response from Daryl Derryberry June 6, 2019
Thanks for the thoughtful words Brenda. We were honored to represent you in connection with this crash.
Posted by Christopher | January 2, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Exceptional Lawyer
After my car accident, Mr. Derryberry and his firm worked hard to make sure I was taken care of and compensated fairly. They worked with my busy college schedule, and ensured that I had plenty of time and notice before major events came up. I would recommend their services to anyone who gets into a car wreck!
Posted by Virgil | September 16, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Truck accident
Considering the opposition we were faced with I believe Daryl did an excellent job representing my case . Myself and spouse would recommend his services .
Posted by James | June 22, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Trucking accident.
MR. Derryberry, was very helpful, in every way imaginable. He seeked out the finest medical help which helped me in more ways then I can thank him for. Then when it came to the financial aspect he did an excellent job. I am now doing great thanks to Mr. Derryberry and his wonderful staff.
Response from Daryl Derryberry September 16, 2018
Thanks for the compliments and kind words. We appreciate it.
Posted by Tracy | January 31, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Outstanding Leadership
It was a pleasure to meet Mr. Derryberry and I am beyond satisfied with his firms performance. Mr. Derryberry' s sincere, first and foremost concern for my physical well being was evident during the interactions I had with him and his staff. Mr. Derryberry leads a great team of professionals that I highly recommend to anyone needing a personal injury attorney.
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Response from Daryl Derryberry February 1, 2018
Tracy: Thanks for the kind words. We appreciate the opportunity you provided us to represent you in your personal injury matter.
Posted by Lakesia Carey | January 22, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Greatness of my Lawyer
Mr Daryl Derryberry is the most best Lawyer Yet. He took my case with great intention. A case that usually will take long and had it resolved in no time. Not only he took the case just as a case he listen to my needs. I would recommended him to anyone and everyone I can. Me and my son appreciate everything he has done for us. Thank you so much
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Response from Daryl Derryberry January 23, 2018
Thank you for the kind words. We are glad you are so satisfied with our representation in this 18 wheeler case that was referred to us while the case was in suit. It is our job to make 18 wheeler trucking companies and their insurance company pay when the 18 wheeler causes injuries that require multiple surgeries to properly treat a victim's injuries. Thanks again for your kind words.
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Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 350-450 per hour
  • Contingency 33%-45%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Member
  • Derryberry Zips, PLLC
  • 2023 - Present
  • Member
  • Derryberry Zips Wade, PLLC
  • 2012 - Present
  • Member
  • Derryberry & Zips, PLLC
  • 2002 - 2012
  • Owner
  • Law Office of Daryl L. Derryberry
  • 2000 - 2002
  • Partner
  • Flowers, Davis, Fraser & Derryberry
  • 1995 - 2000
  • Associate
  • Charles H. Clark, PC
  • 1993 - 1995
  • Associate
  • Cowles & Thompson, A Professional Corporation
  • 1991 - 1993
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Education

  • University of Houston Law Center
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1991
  • St Mary's University of San Antonio
  • B.B.A
  • 1988
  • Tyler Junior College
  • A.A
  • 1985

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Car Crash-Failure to Yield Right of Way-Negligence
  • Jury Verdict for Plaintiff
  • Commercial Vehicle-Negligence Case
  • Settled at Mediation
  • Car Crash-Ran Red Light-Negligence
  • Settled Shortly After Mediation
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Associations

  • American Board of Trial Advocates, TEX-ABOTA
  • Member
  • 2022 - Present
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • Plaintiff's Personal Injury
  • 2017 - Present
  • Martindale Hubbell
  • AV Preeminent Rating
  • 2015 - Present
  • Texas Bar Foundation
  • Fellow
  • 2014 - Present
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Lifetime Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Amercian Association of Justice
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Member
  • 1991 - Present
  • Smith County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Texas Super Lawyer-Plaintiff's Personal Injury
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2023
  • American Board of Trial Advocates-Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates ("ABOTA")
  • 2022
  • Board Certified-Personal Injury Trial Law
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • 2022
  • Texas Super Lawyer-Plaintiff's Personal Injury
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2022
  • Texas Super Lawyer-Plaintiff's Personal Injury
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Texas Super Lawyer-Plaintiff's Personal Injury
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Texas Super Lawyer-Plaintiff's Personal Injury
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Texas Super Lawyer-Plaintiff's Personal Injury
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Board Certified - Personal Injury Trial Law
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • 2017
  • Texas Super Lawyer- Plaintiff's Personal Injury
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Top 10 Attorney Award
  • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Inc.
  • 2015
  • Member
  • The National Trial Lawyers-Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Life Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2012
  • Board Certified - Personal Injury Trial Law
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • 2012
  • Board Certified - Personal Injury Trial Law
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • 2007
  • Board Certified - Personal Injury Trial Law
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • 2002
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Publications

  • Chapter 95: Its Application to Oil & Gas and Construction Cases
  • 23rd Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course- State Bar of Texas
  • 2007

Speaking Engagements

  • 23rd Annual Advanced Personal Injury Course-State Bar of Texas
  • 23rd Annual Advanced Personal Injury Course-State Bar of Texas
  • 2007
  • County Constables Association
  • Civil Rights Litigation
  • 1998
  • Northern and Eastern County Judges Association of Texas
  • Bail Bond Forfeitures
  • 1997

Attorney endorsements

Received (32)
Given (17)
Endorse Daryl
Unknown Attorney | Aug 18
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"The hallmark of a good attorney is outstanding character, integrity and excellent legal skill. The trademark of a great attorney is his ability and willingness to connect with his client in a manner that assures them that their case is the most important one. Daryl Derryberry possess that talent. Daryl is a Christian in every sense and possesses those attributes that are germane to his faith. He treats his clients with dignity and respect and follows the golden rule in all his dealings with both lawyers and clients. It is both an honor and pleasure to endorse Mr. Daryl Derryberry as an outstanding member of our profession."
Personal injury Attorney | Mar 25
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Daryl is capable, experienced, attentive to his cases, committed to the cause of justice and is an honorable advocate."
Personal injury Attorney | Oct 31
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | May 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"One of the absolute best. Exceptional attention to detail, service next to none. I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Feb 03
Relationship: Other
"Aggressive and determined. I endorse this lawyer."
Car accident Attorney | Dec 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Daryl has an excellent reputation in the legal community."
Car accident Attorney | Sep 28
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Sep 11
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this individual as a highly respected and knowledgable lawyer in their practice."
Unknown Attorney | Sep 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Daryl. Highly respected in the legal community. A skilled lawyer with a strong reputation for client advocacy and dedication."
Unknown Attorney | Aug 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer with no reservation. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community. Very hardworking and diligent. Consistently achieves superior results. Advice is always practical and on point. I recommend to anyone looking for an attorney who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of clients and achieving the most favorable result possible. I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Jul 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. An incredible reputation with peers and clients alike"
Wrongful death Attorney | Jun 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer. A brilliant personal injury and wrongful death attorney, highly respected in the legal community."
Personal injury Attorney | May 20
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I consider Daryl the go-to lawyer on personal injury matters. When I have a complex case that needs special attention, I call Daryl for assistance because his knowledge of the law is unmatched and he gets results. I highly recommend Daryl Derryberry."
Car accident Attorney | May 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. A highly skilled and respected lawyer in the legal community."
Unknown Attorney | May 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"From reading Mr. Derryberry's comments and answers on Avvo, it is clear that he is a knowledgeable and analytic attorney. I endorse him without reservation."
Personal injury Attorney | May 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Daryl is an excellent attorney who I endorse without reservation. He is very respected by his peers. I have referred clients to Daryl and they all sing his praise."
Personal injury Attorney | May 14
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I regularly refer clients to Daryl. He is dedicated to using his knowledge and experience to help others. I highly recommend that you trust Daryl to help you whether you are a potential client or referring attorney."
Personal injury Attorney | May 13
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Our firm has worked with Daryl as co-counsel and has referred a number of cases to him. I know my clients will receive outstanding representation in personal injury cases as well as other litigation matters."
Unknown Attorney | May 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Derryberry is a skilled and respected member of the legal community. He is a zealous advocate for the rights and interests of his clients."
Car accident Attorney | May 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. A brilliant and highly respected attorney in the legal community."
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Tyler Trucking accident Lawyer Daryl L. Derryberry
Daryl L. Derryberry
Trucking accident Attorney
Tyler, TX
Licensed for 32 years
Virtual consultation available