Reporting Rules After a Car Accident

Reporting Rules After a Car Accident Informing the local police department or sheriff’s office of your car accident is a legal requirement in Texas. That applies to any crash where someone was injured or killed, or if a vehicle was damaged too much to be driven away safely....

4 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Car Accident Attorney

4 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Car Accident Attorney When you need a personal injury attorney's help after an accident in Texas, you of course want to find someone who is experienced and trustworthy. But how do you really find out if a lawyer is a right fit for you and your ...

What Is PIP Coverage and Do I Need It in Texas?

What Is PIP Coverage and Do I Need It in Texas? In the aftermath of an accident, many victims face incredibly high medical bills, lost wages and other expenses. Having the proper insurance before an accident occurs is one of the keys to covering these expenses. Personal injury p...

What Is PIP Coverage and Do I Need It in Texas?

In the aftermath of an accident, many victims face incredibly high medical bills, lost wages and other expenses. Having the proper insurance before an accident occurs is one of the keys to covering these expenses. Personal injury protection (PIP) is one type of insuranc...

New Data Shows Fewer Motor Vehicle Deaths in Texas

Texas roadways were less deadly in 2019, according to data from the Department of Transportation. In mid-2020, the department released its report on 2019 Texas Motor Vehicle Crash Facts, and it contains several pieces of good news about auto accidents.  Motor vehicle fatali...

What Are Expert Witnesses and How Do They Affect My Auto Accident Case?

In a personal injury lawsuit following an auto accident, the plaintiff (the person who filed the case) must prove that he/she was injured, as well as prove the other driver's fault. Evidence must be used to prove that the other driver was at least 50% responsible for the crash. T...

What Is the Eggshell Skull Rule and How Does It Protect Vulnerable People?

Some of us have physical conditions that make us more susceptible to serious injury. For example, someone with brittle bone syndrome might suffer broken bones and serious pain due to an accident, while others might walk away unscathed. The person at fault for a motor vehicle acc...

Should You Apologize After a Car Accident?

The aftermath of a car accident is emotional. People are upset, frustrated, shocked and someone may be physically injured, too. In this situation, it’s almost a reflex to apologize, even if you’re not entirely sure that you’re the one to blame. In an auto accident, you must...

Late-Appearing Car Accident Injuries: Are You Entitled to Compensation?

Car accidents have the potential to cause serious physical and psychological injuries. While some injuries such as broken bones and burns may be immediate, other injuries don’t show symptoms until days or weeks later. Yet, you’re entitled to compensation for all injuries, reg...

Car Accident Injury: Minor Aches & Pains or a Sign of Something Bigger?

It’s normal to have some general body aches and pains after a car accident. These aches may even linger for days or weeks afterward as your body adjusts. Yet, even if what you’re experiencing is normal soreness, it’s best to see your physician. Aches and pains may signal a ...