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, …

Fatality auto accident kills two families on U.S. 377 in Argyle, Texas

Two cars and four individuals were involved in a fatality auto accident on U.S. Highway 377 in Argyle on Saturday night, April 8, 2016 around 8:15 p.m., as traffic was diverted during an event at the Texas Motor Speedway.  All drivers and occupants of both vehicles were killed in the head-on collision.  Denton police are still investigating how the crash occurred. …

How to Prepare for a Successful Personal Injury Case

Even though you may have been badly injured in an accident, it does not guarantee that you will win a personal injury case. Without significant proof of your injuries, pain, suffering and financial losses, and help from a qualified attorney, the decision of your lawsuit may not go in your favor. Preparation is key to successfully winning any lawsuit, especially when …

When Public Transportation Leads to Personal Injury

For environmental and quality of life reasons, there is a trend among commuters to take advantage of the benefits that mass transportation has to offer. You may be one of these commuters, whether your reason is being able to reduce your time wasted sitting in traffic, help reduce air pollution or reduce expenses from fluctuating gas prices. While public transportation …

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.

Can Not Wearing My Seatbelt Affect My Personal Injury Case?

Vehicle passengers in Texas are, by law, required to wear seatbelts. Earlier this year, the Texas Supreme Court even ruled that if you fail to do this and sue or file an insurance claim, the amount of money you receive in a personal injury case may be reduced. The idea behind this is one of contributory negligence. If you were injured …