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What If Both Drivers Were at Fault? Understanding Comparative Negligence in Texas

Determining who is at fault after a car accident is rarely easy. And the process can get even more complicated when more than one person is at fault. In situations where both drivers are at fault, Texas uses a comparative negligence system (or modified comparative fault system) to determine what percentage each person is liable [...]


Who Is at Fault in a Car Accident? Determining Fault in Texas

Establishing who is at fault in a car accident is crucial to determining who is legally liable for the accident and must therefore pay for damages. But the process isn't always cut and dry, and it can lead to a heated and complicated debate. If you were involved in a car accident and believe someone else was at fault, contact [...]


Pain After Car Accident: Don’t Ignore These Warning Signs

Pain after car accidents isn't unusual, given the sudden impact your body may have suffered. Even with good seat belts and airbags, whiplash symptoms, delayed and immediate, are common. So are soft tissue injuries and even bone fractures. On the other hand, you may think you've walked away without a scratch. But some injuries don't show [...]


5 Issues to Consider in Your Wrongful Death Claim

As with any lawsuit, if you're preparing a wrongful death claim in Texas, you'll need to keep several things in mind. How do you define a wrongful death in Texas? Who can file a claim? What damages can you recover? What are the time limits to file? Below, we discuss four issues to consider in your [...]


What to Do If You’ve Been Injured in a Lyft or Uber Accident

If you've suffered injury or loss in an Uber accident or a Lyft accident, you may have questions about filing an accident claim. Both Uber or Lyft provide their drivers with enough insurance to cover just about any accident. But so far, they've leveraged the status of their drivers as "independent contractors" to shift as many accident settlements as possible to the driver's personal carrier. [...]


How Much Money Can You Recover in a Car Accident Settlement?

If a negligent driver has caused you injuries, you'll probably need a car accident settlement fast. Otherwise, repair bills, medical bills, lost income, and more may cause you financial hardship. Few of us have enough money saved to handle the demands of an unexpected car crash. But here's the thing. There's no formula for determining how [...]


What You Need to Know When Negotiating a Personal Injury Settlement

If you have been injured in an accident due to someone else's careless actions, you may be legally entitled to receiving compensation for your losses. However, before your case goes to trial, you may want to consider settling out of court beforehand. Voluntarily resolving your case through a personal injury settlement may be more beneficial to you [...]


Car Accident Photos Could Be Crucial to Your Case

In a tort state like Texas, car accident photos can make the difference between winning and losing your case. What does that mean? Insurance adjusters, the courts, or arbitrators will attempt to determine which party is at fault. In the vast majority of these cases, each party will blame the other. In other words, liability [...]