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Can I Sue for a Concussion?

Get Legal Help to Determine Whether You Can Sue for a Concussion If you or a loved one has suffered a blow to the head that resulted in a bad concussion, you may wonder, “Can I sue for a concussion?” The answer is that you may be able to sue for damages if the injury was the result of someone else’s negligence or fault. A c[...]

Date: May 16, 2022 / Traumatic Brain Injuries
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How to Prove I Was Hit by Someone Texting While Driving

If you have been involved in a roadway accident in Texas, you know the possibility of serious injuries is high. You are also aware that you must prove who was at fault for the accident before you can collect compensation from them. If you are injured because of someone who was paying more attention to their cell phone than the road, [...]

Date: May 11, 2022 / Accident Attorney
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Several Studies Show Significantly More Money in a Settlement if you Hire an Attorney

No one ever expects that they'll become an accident victim as they go about their day, but it can happen -- no matter how much you try to avoid it. You find yourself in the hospital after someone made a bad decision that resulted in a collision, fall, or impact. Now you have medical bills, lost wages, physical impairment from your in[...]

Date: May 4, 2022 / Verdicts & Settlements
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How Much Is a Spinal Injury Worth?

Spinal cord injuries are usually categorized as catastrophic injuries, because they can change your life forever. While some victims are lucky enough to fully recover from a spinal cord injury, most are not. Minor spinal cord injuries might cost thousands of dollars to treat, while severe and catastrophic spinal cord injuries could l[...]

Date: May 2, 2022 / Personal Injury

What Happens If You Refuse a Settlement Offer?

Most cases that are brought to recover for an injury or wrongful death are settled rather than going to trial. The key to a settlement is that both the plaintiff and defendant have to agree that settling is what is best for them. You have the absolute right to refuse any settlement offer that you aren't satisfied with. Here's what ha[...]

Date: April 27, 2022 / Verdicts & Settlements
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What to Do If My Car Was Hit by an Amazon Driver

Driving all over the place providing maximum consumer delivery, Amazon trucks have become ubiquitous in neighborhoods all over. Whether downtown serving corporate customers, out in the industrial parks delivering bulk supplies, or rolling through suburban neighborhoods and leaving packages on doorsteps, Amazon trucks are as common no[...]

Date: April 20, 2022 / Accident Attorney
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When Is a Motorcyclist at Fault for an Accident?

Crashes between motorcycles and other vehicles happen for a variety of reasons. Often drivers of other vehicles are at fault, but sometimes negligent actions by motorcyclists can also be to blame. So, when is a motorcyclist at fault for an accident? Motorcyclists might be found to be at fault for accidents if they were drinking and d[...]

Date: April 18, 2022 / Motorcycle Accidents

Who Will Pay My Medical Bills in a Personal Injury Case?

The bills mount up quickly after getting into a car accident. At no point did you intend to rack up thousands of dollars in medical bills when you got behind the wheel of your car. Nevertheless, someone's bad decision resulted in your getting seriously injured. As a result, you needed medical care to take care of your injuries and ha[...]

Date: April 13, 2022 / Personal Injury
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How Long Does It Usually Take to Settle a Wrongful Death Suit?

Losing a loved one is never easy. Depending on the circumstances surrounding their passing, you may be wondering, how long does it usually take to settle a wrongful death suit? While there is no simple, definitive answer to that question, the more you know about your rights going forward and the potential results of your wrongful dea[...]

Date: April 6, 2022 / Wrongful Death
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Rate of Car Accident Deaths on the Increase. Again.

The early months of the pandemic saw a sudden decrease of cars on the road and seemingly eliminated rush hour overnight. The lack of traffic emboldened drivers to drive at high rates of speed on the highways and engage in behaviors that endangered other drivers on surface streets. As time passed and more people returned to driving, t[...]

Date: April 4, 2022 / Accident Attorney
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How Do You Prove Negligence in an Injury Case?

In order to sue someone for an accident, you have to prove that they were negligent. Negligence is the legal term for saying someone is responsible for an accident because their actions, or lack thereof, caused the incident. If you can prove negligence, you have the right to compensation for your injuries (and you aren’t more than [...]

Date: March 30, 2022 / Accident Attorney
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Can a Bar Be Held Liable for a Drunk Driver Accident?

In Texas, you have the right to sue someone through a personal injury claim if they were driving drunk at the time of an accident. However, there may be others who are responsible for the accident that can also be held liable. You may also be able to hold the bar or restaurant that served the intoxicated driver liable in a type of le[...]

Date: March 28, 2022 / Vehicle Wrecks
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What is a Reasonable Settlement Offer in an Injury Case?

The purpose of a personal injury case is to seek financial compensation that covers all the medical bills and personal losses associated with an accident. This is usually accomplished via negotiations with your lawyer and the insurance company and involves making offers and counteroffers to come to an amount that makes sense to you. [...]

Date: March 22, 2022 / Personal Injury
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6 Reasons Why You Should Consult a Lawyer Before Accepting a Settlement Offer From the Insurance Company

The major reason why insurance companies exist is to protect their policyholders from financial ruin in the event they cause an accident that results in injuries. An insurance policy provides financial compensation to the accident victim in the form of bodily injury, property damage, and payment of medical bills. After an accident, t[...]

Date: March 21, 2022 / Personal Injury
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Unusual Accidental Deaths

What Are Accidental Deaths? Accidental deaths are simply deaths caused by something other than a natural cause like disease or old age. These rules may not always apply. An accidental death can be caused by a car crash, a machine malfunction or a slip and fall down a mountain. Under Texas law, a death may be deemed accidental if t[...]

Date: March 21, 2022 / Accident Attorney
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Are Electric Vehicles Safe in an Accident?

Electric vehicles (EVs) are expected to be safe in a crash. They perform similarly to gasoline or diesel-powered cars in tests performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and have been shown to have no increased risk of fire from the batteries, as a general rule. However, that's not to say that EVs aren’t free o[...]

Date: March 7, 2022 / Accident Attorney
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Top 5 Dangers at Lake Conroe

If you had traveled seven miles northwest of Conroe, TX, about 50 years ago, you would have found nothing but a dustbowl. The lakebed had completely dried up after a drought that had lasted for years. When the bed was refilled with water in 1973, however, Lake Conroe quickly became not only a draw in the real estate market, but also [...]

Date: January 4, 2022 / Vehicle Wrecks
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Can You Sue if You Fall on Private Property?

If you fall on private property, you can sue if the accident was due to someone else’s negligence or fault. Property owners are responsible for making sure their premises are safe and properly maintained and must fix dangerous conditions to prevent injury to others. When a property owner fails to do so and you are injured as a r[...]

Date: December 21, 2021 / Premises Liability