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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 the Texas Good Samaritan Law?

Posted in Uncategorized on October 21, 2020

No one anticipates witnessing a car accident. If you do see a collision happen or are one of the first people to the scene and intervene to render aid, you are what Texas considers a Good Samaritan. Texas law protects its Good Samaritans by exempting them from liability for injuries unintentionally inflicted while offering assistance…

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How Are Wrongful Death Proceeds Divided in Texas?

Posted in Wrongful Death on October 19, 2020

A wrongful death in Texas will not affect just one person. It impacts everyone in the deceased victim’s immediate family – including a spouse, child, grandchild parent and sibling. A common question during wrongful death lawsuits is how proceeds won will be divided among recipients. The answer to this will depend on many factors, including…

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What Is the Difference Between Compensatory Damages and Punitive Damages?

Posted in Personal Injury on October 16, 2020

The goal of a personal injury claim in Texas is to recover damages, or financial compensation, for the losses incurred due to an accident. The civil courts in Texas allow for the recovery of compensatory and punitive damages from a negligent or at-fault party. Learn the difference between these two main categories of damage awards…

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Is Texas a No-Fault Accident State?

Posted in Car Accidents on October 14, 2020

Recovering from a car accident in Texas often takes seeking money from one or more parties to pay for your medical costs, vehicle repairs and other crash-related losses. Which insurance company will take your claim depends on the fault laws in your state. Your state will use fault, no-fault or hybrid fault laws. Texas is…

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First-Party vs. Third-Party Insurance Claims

Posted in Car Accidents on October 12, 2020

Filing an insurance claim will start a series of events that should end in you receiving financial compensation for your damages. The type of insurance claim you file will depend on liability for your accident. In Texas, the party that causes an accident will be the one responsible for paying for victims’ losses. Sometimes, however,…

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Can I Sue an Insurance Company for Denying My Claim?

Posted in Car Accidents on October 9, 2020

Dealing with an insurance company is not easy after an accident in Texas. Insurance companies have a financial interest in the outcomes of claims. An insurer will benefit from avoiding client payouts. For this reason, insurance providers often violate the terms of insurance policies or engage in bad-faith claims practices for their own financial gain….

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What Lawsuits Might Come From COVID-19 Exposure?

Posted in Personal Injury on September 28, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is not over yet. As it continues to spread, with new cases spiking across the country, many people find themselves entrenched in related legal battles. COVID-19 lawsuits pertaining to business interruptions, false advertising, price gouging, employment contracts, negligence and more continue coming to light. As the number of total coronavirus cases in…

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What Should I Do If I’m Injured on Public Transportation?

Posted in Personal Injury on September 23, 2020

Public transportation is an affordable and convenient way to commute to work and get around town. It should provide a safe and efficient travel experience for passengers. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. In 2018, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics reported 65,000 bus accidents and 10,046 railroad accidents. If you get injured while taking…

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Texas Dog Bite Laws 2020

Posted in Dog Bites on September 21, 2020

Dog attacks can happen when you least expect it, such as while visiting a relative or walking down a neighborhood street. They can cause significant injuries, including lacerations, puncture wounds, degloving, face and neck injuries, permanent scarring or disfigurement, and wrongful death. A dog attack can also cause emotional injuries. If a dog bites you…

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Common Fourth of July Safety Mistakes

Posted in Safety on June 22, 2020

This year, the Fourth of July holiday falls on a Saturday – making it, even more, inviting for events such as barbecues, pool parties and firework displays. No matter how you plan on celebrating Independence Day, do so safely. The Fourth of July is one of the most dangerous days of the year in terms…

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