Car Wrecks

Why Is My Car Accident Settlement Taking So Long?

Why Is My Car Accident Settlement Taking So Long?

Involved in a minor accident or a serious collision? Wondering, “Why is my personal injury case taking so long?” Getting compensation for your injuries and damages can be a complicated and frustrating process. Many factors can contribute to the time it takes to settle your case, including insurance issues, legal procedures, and other variables. Settlement…

Where Do Most Car Crashes Happen?

Where Do Most Car Crashes Happen?

Auto accidents are a sad, frustrating, and scary fact of life for just about every driver. Even drivers with clean driving records have been in an accident at some point in their driving experience. That raises a key question: Where do most car crashes happen? A car accident can happen anywhere and involve just about…

Distracted Driving

Multitasking While Driving

What Does Multitasking While Driving Mean?

The dangers of distracted driving have been known since the dawn of the automobile. No matter how coordinated you think you are, there’s no excuse for messing with your phone or tablet while you’re behind the wheel. Don’t believe us? No need to trust our opinion—trust the data instead.

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Frequently Asked Questions about the New Law in Texas Banning Texting and Driving

In September of 2017, Texas became the 48th state to ban texting while driving. The ban on texting and driving was enacted in response to the devastating impacts people in Texas have suffered as a result of distracted driving. For example, in 2016, Texas saw approximately 500 deaths and over 3,000 injuries from auto, truck…

Insurance

Driving without Insurance in Texas

Driving without Insurance in Texas

Purchasing insurance for your vehicle is one of your main legal duties in the state of Texas. While jail time is not something you’ll face when driving without insurance in this state, this is still a crime, and you could face several penalties and fines. This goes for all motorists, whether driving in the city…

Suing Insurance Company

Suing an Insurance Company for Denying Claim

The role of an insurance company is to protect you by providing coverage for things like injuries or damage to property. However, there are cases where an insurer doesn’t live up to your expectations and fails to provide the coverage you enrolled for. If your insurer denied your claim, there are options to explore, including…

Lawyers

How to fire lawyer

Can I Fire My Lawyer? Everything You Need to Know

Whether you’re caught in a legal battle and fighting for your rights after a car accident, or for your job in an employment issue, a good relationship with your lawyer is a must. If you find that you don’t feel as though you can trust your lawyer, worry that he or she may not have…

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Texas Motorcycle Laws: Everything You Need to Know

Texas is known for its motorcycle culture. With long stretches of open road and countless different terrains, it is a great destination to bring your motorcycle. Before you take to the open road, you need to know Texas’ motorcycle laws. Below we have detailed everything you need to know to safely and legally ride your…

Personal Injury

Trauma After Car Accident: Recovery & Treatment

Trauma After Car Accident: Recovery & Treatment

Car accidents are terrifying and, in worse cases, can lead to permanent injuries. Car accidents often impact victims physically and they leave mental wounds too.  These mental wounds typically change the victims’ lives in every aspect. The life someone has known before an accident is no more, only adding to the nightmare of accident trauma. …

Reasonable Person Standard for Negligence

Reasonable Person Standard for Negligence

When something terrible happens, people look for someone to blame. But is it possible that the wrong thing just happened without anyone directly causing it? Can we assign blame fairly and objectively? In negligence cases, these questions are answered by referring to the standard of care. The standard of care is an objective measure of…

Product Liability

keyless ignition

The Dangers of Keyless Ignitions

Imagine this scenario. You’re a mother of three children. You arrive home from the grocery store, pull into the garage, shut the garage door behind you, hit the off button on your keyless ignition (you think), unload the kids and groceries, and head inside. Nothing to be afraid of there, right? Well, what if your…