Category Archives: Personal Injury
What is a Personal Injury?
You might be wondering, “What is in the image to the left?” What you see is a single frame from a surveillance camera video that captured four men trespassing and walking through an apartment complex automatic gate that just opened to allow a car to exit. Later that night, two of the men sexually… Read More »
YOUR CAR IS WORTH LESS AFTER REPAIRS THAN BEFORE THE ACCIDENT. CAN YOU RECOVER THE DIFFERENCE? YES!
In Texas, if you were involved in an auto accident, and your car needed repairs, there is a chance that your car has lost some of its value. This is known as a “diminished value” claim. What is a vehicle diminished value claim? In Texas, in a vehicle diminished value claim, Texas law states… Read More »
I AM UNDOCUMENTED. CAN I SUE? YES, YOU CAN!
The United States Constitution and Texas law say an undocumented injured person in Texas can file a personal injury claim and lawsuit. UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION 14th AMENDMENT Section 1. “All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein… Read More »
THINK YOU CAN’T AFFORD A PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY. YOU CAN!
My wife returned from the nail salon. She told me the guy doing her nails was from the Philippines. He asked my wife what her husband did for a living. My wife told him, “He’s a personal injury attorney.” He then told her his story of how he was in an accident a few… Read More »
HOW TO HANDLE YOUR OWN PERSONAL INJURY CASE? DON’T DO IT! HIRE AN ATTORNEY.
Earlier this week we received a call from an insurance company adjuster telling us that our client gave a statement over the phone and said things detrimental to the case before our client hired us. We have received numerous calls from persons injured in an accident—from workplace personal injury to car accident to any… Read More »
PERSONAL INJURY PROTECTION OR UNINSURED/UNDERINSURED MOTORIST COVERAGE, SHOULD YOU GET IT?
In short, “Yes.” Why? Because the personal injuries and damages caused by the collisions in many of the cases we handle are much greater than the amount of insurance carried by the drivers that caused the damages and injuries. Minimum Auto Liability Insurance Limits in Texas Texas requires all drivers (except drivers of commercial… Read More »
WHAT TO DO AFTER AN AUTO ACCIDENT PART 7
our Lawsuit. The defendant or its insurance company has not offered enough to settle. We have filed a lawsuit to get the money you deserve. We gave notice of your lawsuit (served) to the defendant. The defendant filed an answer (response) to your lawsuit. What happens next? Investigation The investigation into what caused your… Read More »
WHAT TO DO AFTER AN ACCIDENT PART 6
Your case settled or we need to file a lawsuit for you. If your case settled, it is because the insurance company or company that injured you offered enough money to put you at risk. That means, the insurance company or the company that injured you offered you an amount of money that is… Read More »
WHAT TO DO AFTER AN AUTO ACCIDENT? PART 5
Now You Wait for the Big Money. This is the part where patience is important. Once we have sent your demand to the insurance company or the company that injured you, insurance companies often will attempt to drag out the negotiation process by making low offers, asking for more documents, or in some cases,… Read More »
WHAT TO DO AFTER AN ACCIDENT PART 4
Gathering Documents for a Demand for Money Damages Remember those photographs I told you take at the scene in Part 1 of this series? Here is where those photographs will make a difference in helping to get you your money. A demand for cash damages sent to the person that injured you, their employer… Read More »