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See Over 24,000 Alcohol Involved Texas Crashes in 10 Seconds

Posted in Car Accidents on June 25, 2017

It’s no secret that driving after consuming alcohol is dangerous to yourself and to others around you. Unfortunately, we’ve represented several people in our great state who were harmed by drunk drivers and their lives were changed forever. We hear “Don’t drink and drive” all the time but sometimes when you hear a message so often, you…

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What Is a “No Contact” Motorcycle Accident?

Posted in Motorcycle Accidents on February 26, 2021

Although most motor vehicle accidents in Texas involve two or more vehicles colliding, this is not always the case. A motorcycle may crash without ever coming into contact with another vehicle – yet the driver of the other car may still be to blame. This is what is called a no-contact motorcycle accident. It is…

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How Are Wrongful Death Settlements Paid Out?

Posted in Wrongful Death on February 25, 2021

Families pursue wrongful death claims for many important reasons, such as justice, closure and holding a wrongdoer accountable. A wrongful death lawsuit in Dallas can also provide financial compensation to surviving family members, enabling them to pay related debts and have greater financial stability in the future. If a claim succeeds, the family can receive…

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How Long Does it Take to Settle a Wrongful Death Claim?

Posted in Wrongful Death on February 24, 2021

Wrongful death is a terrible tragedy that occurs due to negligence, default or intent to harm another person. If you recently lost a beloved family member in any type of incident in Dallas, such as a car accident or physical assault, a wrongful death claim could result in financial compensation to help you pay the…

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What Is the Average Settlement of a Truck Accident Case?

Posted in Truck Accidents on February 23, 2021

There is no “average” settlement for a truck accident case in Texas. The settlements won for these collisions vary considerably, making any type of average or median number a poor indication of what your specific claim could be worth. Rather than looking at average settlement awards given to truck accident victims, gain an idea of…

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Who Is Liable in a Single-Vehicle Accident?

Posted in Car Accidents on February 22, 2021

Not all car accidents in Dallas involve more than one driver. If you were the only driver in your recent auto accident, you may assume you are automatically at fault and must use your own insurance to pay for losses. Depending on the circumstances of your crash, however, this may not be the case. You…

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Who Is at Fault in a Car Accident Changing Lanes?

Posted in Car Accidents on February 19, 2021

If you get into a car accident in Texas, you must determine fault before you can file an insurance claim. This is the rule according to Texas’s fault-based insurance law, which holds the party at fault for a car accident responsible for injuries and losses. Determining fault, however, is not always easy. This is especially…

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What Is Included in a Personal Injury Settlement?

Posted in Personal Injury on February 18, 2021

The civil justice system works by allowing an injured accident victim to become whole again through financial compensation from the at-fault party. If a victim succeeds in proving a defendant is liable, he or she will receive a personal injury settlement or judgment award for related losses. Understanding the components that make up the average…

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What Is a Burden of Proof in a Personal Injury Claim?

Posted in Personal Injury on February 17, 2021

If you get injured due to someone else’s carelessness, recklessness or intent to harm, Texas law gives you the right to bring a personal injury suit against that party. Before the law will side in your favor and grant a financial award for your injuries and losses, however, you or your Dallas personal injury lawyer…

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Who Is Liable If a Recalled Car or Truck Caused the Accident?

Posted in Car Accidents, Product Liability on February 15, 2021

Most car accidents are preventable and related to human error, such as a driver speeding or driving distracted. Some, however, are connected to defects with the vehicle that a driver has no control over. Despite safety technologies improving in the automotive industry, 2018 had more light vehicle safety recalls than any other year in US…

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What Is the Average Time to Settle a Personal Injury Case?

Posted in Personal Injury on February 12, 2021

It is normal to feel impatient about settling your personal injury case. Your accident may have caused expensive property damage and medical bills, as well as the inability to work. You may not wish to wait several months or longer to resolve your case. It may not be in your best interest, however, to rush…

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