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What has to be proven in a personal injury case?

The first thing that is critically important is proving that there was negligence and that the negligence resulted in an accident. An attorney works to show that the defendant acted without reasonable care and because they did, the plaintiff was injured. This addresses the four elements that need to be proven to win a case.…

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What types of personal injury claims are seen in Texas?

Many types of accidents can result in personal injuries and those include, but again, are not limited to: Truck Accidents Motorcycle Crashes Sexual Assault Assault and Battery Car Accidents Rideshare Accidents Dog Bites Bicycle Accidents Slip and Fall Swimming Pool Accidents Bus Accidents Train Accidents Moped Crashes Third-Party Workplace Accidents Wrongful Death Defective Products Medical…

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What is a serious personal injury?

A serious personal injury can drastically alter your life and cause great physical, mental, and emotional trauma. A serious personal injury is also referred to as a catastrophic injury. Catastrophic injuries may include, but not be limited to: Brain Injuries – Traumatic and Acquired Injuries Other Serious Head Wounds Spinal Cord Injuries Serious, Severe Orthopedic…

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I’m a good driver. Do I need insurance?

You may well be a good driver, but that does not mean others on the road are, nor does it mean they have insurance either. If you were to be involved in an accident and you did not have insurance, and the other driver did not either, seeking compensation would be incredibly difficult. Another point…

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Do I need uninsured motorist coverage?

Since there are an estimated 1.6 million uninsured drivers on the highways and byways in Texas, it is a good idea to have that kind of coverage. (https://drivetexas.org/#/7/32.340/-99.500?future=false) You never know when you may be involved in a crash. When people are involved in a collision, their first thought tends to be wanting to file…

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How do you win a personal injury case in Texas?

A plaintiff’s goal in filing a wrongful death lawsuit or a personal injury claim is to provide the survivor, or the family members of a deceased loved one, compensation to ensure they are not forced into carrying the economic penalties of a defendant’s negligence. This would include damages for lost income, medical costs, funeral and…

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How do I know if I have a claim after an accident?

A claim could involve personal injuries or wrongful death. Typically, you have a claim when someone else’s negligence caused the incident leading to injuries and/or death. When recklessness and/or negligence results in an accident, the survivors can pursue legal action for damages.  There are several things that a plaintiff needs to prove. The first one…

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I was in a car accident recently. Can I file a claim for compensation?

To claim compensation in a personal injury accident case in Texas, you need to prove that the other party’s negligence caused the crash. Texas follows a modified form of comparative negligence. Years ago, if you were negligent at all in a way that contributed to the wreck, then you couldn’t make a recovery. Under the…

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