Archive for February 2012
Finding Sources of Recovery — Another Reason To Hire A Personal Injury Attorney
One of the most important things a personal injury lawyer can do is to identify potential sources of recovery. It seems easy enough, but it’s been an issue in at least two new cases in the last couple of months. In one case, the potential client came to me after getting the run-a-round from an…Read More
What Does Your Texas Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Insurance Cover?
I am beating my head against a wall talking to an insurance company this morning. Here’s the situation: My client is a professional driver (I won’t tell you what kind). While driving on the job, he was hit by someone and seriously injured. In this situation, there are three potential places where an injured person…Read More
Car Wrecks: What Do I Do If The Other Driver's Insurance Isn't Working In Good Faith To Settle My Property Claim?
Generally, property damage claims are resolved fairly quickly and easily. But every now and then, you’ll get an issue where the you aren’t satisfied with the way the other driver’s insurance is handling your property damage claim. For example, you may not trust their repair estimate or you may not agree with their decision to…Read More
More On Texting While Driving (and Talking While Driving) In School Zones
Last night, Fox 7 ran yet another story about the continued problem of Austin drivers texting and using cell phones in school zones. This is a continued story and a continued risk to our kids. And when I say “our kids” in this instance, I mean it. My son’s elementary school (my daughter has graduated to…Read More
Lesson From Austin Hit & Run Accidents: Buy Uninsured Motorist Coverage
Last Friday, in a tragic hit and run wreck, an alleged drunk driver hit a group of pedestrians, including UT soccer players Kylie Doniak and Leah Payne. Our thoughts are certainly with the injured and the families of the injured, especially Ms. Doniak, who was seriously injured. But the incident is also a lesson to others. In…Read More
Avoid Natural Gas Injury Claims
We’ve had a number of cases involving serious injuries related to natural gas. They’ve run the gamut from an explosion in a residence to carbon monoxide poisoning cases from leaking appliances. And the common theme is that all of them involved serious, and perhaps permanent, injuries. That’s why I was so glad to see an article in…Read More