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, ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
Fault vs No-Fault Insurance Laws by State
Posted in Car Accident on February 13, 2020
Determining who is at fault in a car accident is the first step toward recovering compensation for your injuries. However, some states do not allow accident victims to pursue compensation based on liability and fault – and this can have a significant effect on your ...
Whiplash Injury After a Car Accident
Posted in Car Accident, Personal Injury on February 5, 2020
Whiplash is a neck injury that could put you out of work for days or weeks following an auto accident. It can make it difficult or painful to move your head and neck, as well as cause other symptoms such as blurred vision and headaches. ...
Winter Driving Tips
Posted in Car Accident on December 23, 2019
Driving in the winter can come with unique risks and hazards, such as slush on the pavement and black ice. Depending on the weather conditions where you are driving, you may encounter a snowstorm, sleet or heavy fog. Preparing your vehicle and yourself for a ...
What to Do If You Hit a Dog With Your Car
Posted in Ask An Attorney, Car Accident on November 20, 2019
Hitting a dog with your car is an unfortunate situation for all parties involved. You may have to contend with vehicle damage and legal obligations, while the dog may suffer serious injuries. Knowing what to do if you hit a dog with your car in ...
Driving Without Insurance in Texas
Posted in Ask An Attorney, Car Accident, Texas Laws on October 30, 2019
Carrying auto insurance is one of your main responsibilities as a driver in Texas. Legally, you cannot get behind the wheel of a vehicle until you have purchased adequate car insurance. Insurance requirements protect all roadway users in case of car accidents. After a collision ...