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 [...]


Car Insurance Claim Denied: Now What?

You were involved in an accident that wasn't your fault. You took detailed notes, got a copy of the other driver's insurance, and you snapped photos of any damages. But when you called the other driver's insurance company to make a claim, they denied you. Why? And now what should you do? If you had a car insurance [...]


Who Is at Fault in a Rear End Car Accident?

When it comes to a rear end car accident case, most people assume that the driver who rear-ended the car in front of them is automatically at fault. That's why one of the most common forms of insurance fraud is the "swoop and squat," where someone zips in front of you and stops suddenly, while [...]


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 [...]


Were You Injured in a Distracted Driving Accident?

Each day nine people in the United States are killed in car accidents caused by distracted driving. Over 1,000 people sustain injuries daily in distracted driving related accidents. With the spread of cellphones, it is estimated that drivers who text behind the wheel are 6 times more likely to get into an accident than by [...]


How Social Media Can Impact Your Personal Injury Claim

Since more and more people these days posts their entire lives on social media, it can be tempting to post about your accident. However, that post could impact your ability to recover compensation for your losses. Call Brylak Law today at (866) 496-3815 for more information about how social media can affect your personal injury claim. Posting About the [...]


What Should You Do If You Were Hit by an Uninsured Motorist?

The state of Texas requires drivers to have car insurance; however, many people operate vehicles as an uninsured motorist. The Texas Department of Insurance estimates that as many as 20 percent of drivers are uninsured, and nearly 12 percent of all U.S. Drivers do not have car insurance, according to the Insurance Research Council (IRC). [...]