Claiming Damages for PTSD After a Car Accident
Posted in Car Accident, Personal Injury on January 5, 2021
A car accident can be extremely traumatic for those involved. A car crash is loud, abrupt and can cause serious injuries. Post-traumatic stress disorder, also known as PTSD, is a psychiatric disorder that can occur in car accident survivors. It is a condition that can ...
Car Seat Laws in Texas
Posted in Car Accident, Personal Injury on December 28, 2020
Keeping a child safe in a motor vehicle requires special measures. Cars do not automatically come with seats that keep children safe in accidents. Instead, parents must install devices separately. Each state has laws and requirements for child safety systems. It is critical to understand ...
Determining Liability for a Car Accident in Texas
Posted in Car Accident on December 18, 2020
When two cars collide, one of the drivers is most likely liable for damages. Liability refers to responsibility for an accident, especially in a legal sense. Determining liability is often necessary before an injured victim can recover compensation for his or her losses, such as ...
Can a Pre-Existing Condition Affect a Personal Injury Claim?
Posted in Personal Injury on December 9, 2020
Not every injured accident victim is in pristine physical condition before an accident. Many victims have pre-existing injuries and health conditions. If you had a pre-existing condition that either exacerbated the severity of your new injury or was exacerbated by the new injury, this could ...
Truck Driver Fatigue and Truck Accidents
Posted in Truck Accidents on November 18, 2020
Every year, negligent and dangerous truck drivers cause fatal traffic accidents throughout the US. According to data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, 4,862 fatal crashes and 112,000 injury crashes involved large trucks in 2018 alone. Truck driver fatigue is one of the most ...
How Insurance Companies Investigate Car Accidents
Posted in Car Accident on October 23, 2020
Texas’s insurance system can be confusing to navigate as someone with serious injuries or losses after an auto accident. Unfortunately, insurance companies do not make recovering fair compensation easy for claimants. Insurance companies want to make a profit, not offer large payouts. The best way ...
Essential Evidence in Car Accident Cases
Posted in Car Accident on October 16, 2020
Whether you were in a major or minor car accident, your ability to collect evidence could change the outcome of your insurance claim. Insurance companies request certain records and documents to prove that its policyholder caused your accident and you suffered related losses. Gathering essential ...
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 ...
What to Do After a Hit-and-Run in Texas?
Posted in Car Accident on April 20, 2020
A hit-and-run auto accident means the at-fault party flees the scene without exchanging information with the other driver or even finding out if the victim needs help. If you get into a hit-and-run accident in San Antonio, it is critical to take the right steps ...