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April 22, 2024 | Injury Law,Truck Accidents

How Do Truck Accidents Differ From Car Accidents? 

Truck accidents stand apart from car accidents not only in their scale but also in the complexities they introduce to the aftermath and legal proceedings. For injured parties, understanding these distinctions is crucial, as it impacts the approach to seeking compensation. Trucks are Governed by Different State and Federal Regulations Commercial trucks are regulated by…

April 22, 2024 | Injury Law

What Is the Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Claims in Texas?

The statute of limitations in personal injury law dictates the deadline by which you must take file a lawsuit after an accident caused by someone else’s negligence or intentional actions. This deadline does not apply to filing a lawsuit and not an insurance claim; insurance claims should generally be filed much sooner. Texas Generally Has…

March 25, 2024 | Auto Accidents,Car Crash

How Is Fault Determined In a Car Accident?

Determining fault in a car accident is essential as it directly influences who is held liable for damages. This determination affects how insurance claims are resolved – including which driver’s coverage will pay for repairs and medical expenses – as well as the outcome of any legal proceedings should victims choose to seek compensation through…

March 24, 2024 | Injury Law

Understanding the Eggshell Skull Rule in Texas

The eggshell skull rule is a long-standing legal principle that plays an important role in personal injury claims. Under this rule, defendants are potentially liable for any harm they cause to someone even if the person injured had an underlying, possibly fragile condition making them more susceptible to being hurt. Essentially, the defendant is liable…

What Constitutes a Catastrophic Injury?

A catastrophic injury stands out as one of the most devastating outcomes individuals might face following an accident. Such injuries not only impact the victim physically but also emotionally, financially, and socially. A catastrophic injury usually refers to severe injuries with long-term consequences that may inhibit a person’s ability to lead their life as they…

February 21, 2024 | Product Liability

What Are the 3 Types of Product Liability?

When consumers fall victim to faulty or dangerous products, product liability law allows them to seek legal recourse for their damages. There are three primary categories of product liability claims and understanding at least the basics of each is essential in determining if you have a claim moving forward. Manufacturing Defect A manufacturing defect occurs…

January 27, 2024 | Firm News,Injury Law

What Are Texas’ Motorcycle Laws?

Navigating the Texas roads by motorcycle can be thrilling, but unfortunately, it can also be quite risky. It becomes significantly safer when you are armed with knowledge of the road laws applicable to motorcycles. These laws not only ensure your safety on the roads but also put you in a better position to settle legal…

January 12, 2024 | Firm News,Injury Law

Can Undocumented Workers Receive Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

In Texas, eligibility for workers’ compensation isn’t constrained by your citizenship status. This means that despite what some may believe, you’re typically covered by your workers’ comp insurance as long as you are injured while performing work-related tasks – whether you’re a United States citizen, a green card or visa holder, or an undocumented worker….