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 ...
Is Texas a No-Fault State?
Posted in Ask An Attorney, Car Accident on October 16, 2019
After a car accident in Texas, you may wonder who is responsible for paying your damages. Whether you caused the accident or not, it is important to know how the insurance system works in your state. Like most of the 50 states, Texas uses a ...
The Risks of Elderly Drivers on the Road
Posted in Car Accident, Personal Injury on August 29, 2019
The driving privilege is one of the most difficult things to give up as a senior citizen. Driving can help a senior retain his or her independence. Yet driving when it is unsafe to do so could lead to a more disastrous outcome than a ...
What is the Average Settlement for a Car Accident?
Posted in Ask An Attorney, Car Accident on July 23, 2019
A car accident can blindside victims. Most people do not have the funds readily available to pay for expensive medical bills, property repairs and missed wages. Instead, they rely on insurance companies to provide coverage for these accident-related losses. If you were recently in a ...
Steps to Take After a Car Accident
Posted in Ask An Attorney, Car Accident, Personal Injury on July 19, 2019
Texas is full of dangerous drivers. Every day, hundreds of negligent and careless drivers get behind the wheel. These drivers could make mistakes that permanently change others’ lives. More than 17,500 Texans suffered serious injuries in car accidents in 2017, according to the Texas Department ...