Month: June 2016

Modern users of technology are very open about their day to day lives. Social media users share their thoughts and experiences with their “Friends” on Facebook and “Followers” on Twitter, among other social media platforms. Have you ever stopped to think what effect social media might have on a personal injury claim? If you have […]

According to Bill Vlasic’s New York Times article published June 22, 2016, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) first notified Fiat Chrysler about numerous driver complaints concerning shifting mechanisms in 2014-15 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs, some 2012-14 Dodge Chargers, and Chrysler 300 sedans as early as August 2015. However, the company failed to issue […]

Once the wreckage is cleared and the dust is settled, an auto accident victim is often left searching for reliable transportation. Their vehicle is either in the shop for repairs or declared a total loss. Even worse, the insurance company may have to investigate the wreck to determine who was at fault, which could take […]

If you have been injured through no fault of your own, you may have a claim against the party responsible for causing your injuries. After the process of filing a claim with an insurance company, proving your damages, and agreeing upon a settlement amount, you will be asked to sign a release before receiving your […]

It’s only natural to want to tell your side of the story—especially when you’ve been wronged. If you’ve been involved in an auto accident, one of the first things an insurance adjuster will ask you to do is give a recorded statement. This statement is generally taken over the phone, then typed into a transcript. […]

Depending on how an accident happens, a victim may wait to call an attorney until days—even weeks—after the event occurs. Before calling an attorney about an auto accident, here are some details to think about to prepare for an initial consultation: When did the accident happen? What road were you traveling on? What were the […]

Houston has a vast expanse of residential streets, highways, and interstates. With all of these roadways comes road construction to build new roads and improve existing ones. Driving in construction zones is different. Motorists are alerted to construction zones by roadside signage, but there are safety measures that a motorist can take to decrease the […]

Many personal injury attorneys work under a contingent fee contract. But many injured people do not know what a contingent fee contract is. This can be intimidating to an accident victim who is looking for help but is afraid of signing a contract filled with legal jargon and unfamiliar terms. Generally, a contingent fee contract […]