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Whiplash Injury Case: Everything You Need to Know

How Long Will it Take to Settle My Case? Determining how long a car accident or personal injury case will last requires looking at a few key factors. Factors Determining How Long a Case Will Last First is the statute of limitations. The statute of limitations is the time frame in which the state says the victim has to make a claim for their injuries. Second is the length of your medical treatment and recovery. Lastly, the time it takes [...]

Auto Accident Uninsured or Underinsured Motorist Coverage in Texas

Required by Law to Have Insurance in Texas Accidents in Houston are not an uncommon sight. Although it is Texas law for drivers to have insurance, many drivers take the risk and go without it. What happens if you are involved in an accident with a driver who either doesn’t have insurance or has just a minimum insurance policy? In Texas, it is a requirement that insurance companies offer uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage. It is highly recommended that you [...]

Post-Truck Accident Procedure: 3 Things You Need to Do Afterwards

Being involved in any type of traffic accident is going to be stressful. Truck accidents, however, can be much worse. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), there are more than 130 million trucks on roadways every day. The risk of getting into an accident with a truck is increased for Houston drivers. Fun fact: most trucks are registered to Texas or California. If you are injured in an accident involving a truck, there are three steps that you [...]

The Trick to Negotiation: 14 Techniques that Really Work

1. Confidence is Key As inhuman as we play them out to be, insurance companies are people too. Just like any other person, they can sense when you lack confidence. The bottom line is, have confidence in what you’re doing.   2. The Law is Your Playbook If you are going to try to negotiate in the name of the law, it is helpful to actually know the laws. For example, car accident cases require you to know laws that [...]

3 Tips You Need to Know When Travelling On the Holidays

During the holiday seasons, it is nothing new to see thousands of people traveling to see loved ones. With those thousands of people traveling on the open roads, it is important to recognize how to take a little extra precaution to stay safe. Increased holiday traffic can presume countless dangers increasing the potential of accidents happening.   Things to Ensure When Travelling on Holidays For most travelers, preparation is imperative. Keeping certain items in your car can be helpful should [...]

Do Traffic Tickets Make an Impact on Your Car Accident Claim?

Overview Car accidents in Houston, Texas are not an uncommon sight. Between the constant traffic, driver distractions, and simply the number of drivers on the road these days means that a car accident in Houston is more likely than not to happen. After the Car Accident After most accidents, the police will come to investigate. In Texas, when property damages are more than $1000, or the car accident resulted in an injury or death, the officer has to complete a [...]

Can a Traffic Ticket Affect Your Personal Injury Case?

Overview In some cases, it is true that a traffic ticket can have an effect on personal injury cases. If you are involved in a car accident and are ticketed for something related to the cause of the accident, how you plead could impact your case. Examples of these violations can include speeding, tailgating, and failing to yield the right of way. If you plead guilty or are found guilty of that violation, it is possible that the conviction will [...]

Houston’s Tow and Go Program: What You Should Know About It

From time to time when driving on Houston roads you run into problems with your vehicle. Houston roads can be dangerous at times, from the mass number of cars on the roads to driving next to big commercial trucks to the many construction sites and holes in the roads. Having a vehicle emergency could be hazardous —especially in these dangerous areas. The good news is Houston has a Tow and Go program in place to help motorists during vehicle emergencies. [...]

6 Things You Should Never Do After A Car Accident

Usually, the most convenient way to get around is by driving. Your vehicle is one of the most reliable ways to get you to work, the kids to school, or the family out of town for a weekend trip. With so many people on the road these days, it is not uncommon to see a car accident or two. Luckily, most car accidents are minor or non-life threatening. However, some car accidents can be severe, causing major damages and injuries. [...]

Slip and Fall Accidents: Common Causes and Injuries Sustained by Them

Overview The most common accidents in the United States are slip and falls. Slip and falls can occur to anyone at any age. The older we get, the more likely it is that when a slip and fall happens, that fall will cause serious, and possibly fatal, injury. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year about 1.8 million people 65 years of age and older seek emergency medical attention because of injuries caused by slip [...]

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