Distracted Driving Accidents in Texas
Posted in Car Accident on April 29, 2020
Distracted driving is one of the main causes of car accidents in Texas and throughout the US. When something distracts a driver, he or she often cannot respond quickly enough to changing roadway conditions to avoid an accident. Looking down at a cellphone, for example, ...
What Are the Main Causes of Truck Accidents in Texas?
Posted in Truck Accidents on April 24, 2020
Truck accidents are common and often catastrophic events in Texas. Throughout the country, large trucks were in more than 4,600 fatal traffic accidents in 2017 alone. Understanding the main causes of truck accidents in Texas could help you recover compensation as a victim. Hire a ...
How Much Can You Get From Second-Degree Burn Injury Settlements?
Posted in Personal Injury on April 15, 2020
Burn injuries are common reasons for personal injury insurance claims and lawsuits in Texas. Burns are the damage or destruction of the skin’s tissues due to contact with a dangerous element, such as a source of thermal, electrical, chemical or radiation energy. The degree of ...
Who Is at Fault in a Lane Change Accident?
Posted in Car Accident, Texas Laws on March 27, 2020
Lane change accidents commonly cause injuries such as broken bones, whiplash, lacerations and traumatic brain injuries. Making a lane change requires due care, attention to the road and compliance with all relevant traffic laws. Every driver has a duty to make reasonably safe lane changes. ...
Who Is Responsible for a Rear-End Collision?
Posted in Ask An Attorney, Car Accident on March 20, 2020
Rear-end collisions are common causes of property damage and injuries such as whiplash in Texas. This type of crash involves one vehicle colliding with the back of another. Rear-end collisions are almost always preventable. If you get injured in a rear-end crash in San Antonio, ...
Distracted Walking Accidents
Posted in Personal Injury on March 13, 2020
Walking around San Antonio can come with significant risks. As a pedestrian, you are at the mercy of vehicle drivers. Distracted, reckless, negligent and careless drivers often put pedestrians in danger. The power to prevent accidents also rests in your hands as a pedestrian, however. ...
Seat Belt Use and Car Accidents
Posted in Car Accident, Texas Laws on March 6, 2020
Car accidents take lives in Texas every day. In 2017 alone, one person died every 2 hours and 21 minutes in a car accident, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. You can significantly reduce your odds of a critical injury in an auto accident ...
10 Mistakes That Can Affect Your Injury Claim
Posted in Ask An Attorney, Personal Injury on February 28, 2020
A personal injury claim can be hard to handle on your own. Adhering to Texas’ negligence laws, going up against powerful defendants and working through all the red tape of bringing a claim can be daunting for any plaintiff. Improve your chances of a successful ...
Texas Good Samaritan Law
Posted in Ask An Attorney, Personal Injury, Texas Laws on February 17, 2020
Being a good Samaritan means to help others when given the opportunity – especially strangers during an emergency. In Texas as well as many other states, Good Samaritan Laws protect people who try in good faith to render aid in medical emergencies. Understanding this law ...
State by State Negligence Laws
Posted in Car Accident on February 14, 2020
Seeking compensation in the aftermath of a serious car accident can vary from state to state, especially as negligence laws vary greatly across the country. Each state has differing laws in regard to negligence and how that factors into the amount of compensation you can ...