Personal Injury Claim Values: How Are They Determined?

In Texas, to pursue a personal injury claim in court, you must file a lawsuit directly against the at-fault party.  You cannot sue the at-fault party’s insurance carrier directly.  Moreover, the Texas Rules of Evidence prohibit lawyers at trial from discussing, introducing or even suggesting that there is an insurance company involved.  Therefore, in most cases that get to a trial, …

Can I Claim Compensation in a Pedestrian Hit and Run?

State traffic laws outline the proper procedures for pedestrians and drivers to follow in any type of accident. The specific laws in each state vary, but generally they require anyone involved in an accident to stop to evaluate the situation and to contact emergency services if injuries are involved. In the case of a hit and run, laws make leaving the …

7 Common Types of Motorcycle Accidents

Ask any motorcyclist and they will tell you, motorcycle accidents are something they take very seriously. Due to the exposed nature of the driver, motorcycle accidents can cause very serious personal injuries. In order to avoid them you need to be aware of the likely causes. Here are seven of the most common types of motorcycle accidents.

How your Medical History Affects your Personal Injury Case

If you’re injured due to another person’s negligence you are entitled to file a personal injury suit for medical claims, lost wages, and additional compensation for your pain and suffering. Since determining a dollar amount for your claim can be difficult, it’s best to consult a personal injury lawyer who can help you with the details of your case.

Could Fitbit Data Help your Personal Injury Case?

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved implantation of computer chips in humans back in 2004. The first versions, the size of a grain of rice, were designed to store basic medical information about the patient. Though these are not commonly used, other wearable monitoring devices such as Fitbit have become extremely popular. Courtrooms may see increased use of electronic …