Category Archives: Personal Injury
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Despite fewer drivers on the road, a study by the National Safety Council shows that through the first three months of 2020, Texas experienced a 6% increase in the number of traffic-related deaths. This recent increase of traffic fatalities in … Continue reading →
Re-opening the courts Once litigation has been filed—whether it be a personal injury lawsuit, a family law case, or other dispute—the goal is always the same: get to a trial. As Killeen, Temple, Harker Heights, and other cities within Bell … Continue reading →
During the litigation process, in many instances, you will have a discussion with your lawyer about resolution of your dispute. Prior to trial, many litigants find it beneficial to attend mediation. Mediation is a formal, non-binding, settlement negotiation which is … Continue reading →
Driving a motorcycle is not about running errands or simply going to work—its about enjoying the open road with the sun at your back. These rides, however, can often turn dangerous or even deadly due to the carelessness of other … Continue reading →
When discussing personal injury claims, there is a misconception that all accident victims are in perfect health before their accident. This is rarely the case. Most, if not all of us, have been involved in an accident of some type. … Continue reading →
Often, after receiving medical attention as a result of a vehicle accident, your doctor will describe your injuries using confusing medical terms of art. Frequently, after a car accident, you may hear your doctor refer to a “TBI” or traumatic … Continue reading →
All accidents are scary and traumatic events which can result in life-threatening injuries. When hit by a commercial vehicle, such as an 18-wheeler; however, the chance of sustaining catastrophic injuries is compounded. Commercial trucking accidents not only result in catastrophic … Continue reading →
After an accident, when a personal injury lawsuit is filed on your behalf, Texas law allows you to recover for your injuries, also referred to as damages. There are two major categories of recoverable damages—economic and noneconomic losses. Economic losses … Continue reading →
If you have been injured as a result of an accident, whether it was a car accident, 18-wheeler accident, or a slip and fall at the grocery store, there are certain things you want to do to ensure your rights … Continue reading →
Often after an accident, life is never the same. Whether the injuries suffered are physical, mental, or emotional, scars remain. As such, many people are reluctant to hire a personal injury attorney to either file a claim on their behalf … Continue reading →