Posts Tagged ‘Personal Injury’

May I Fire My Texas Personal Injury Lawyer?

We frequently get contacted by injured persons wanting to know if they can fire their personal injury lawyer. The short answer is “yes, you can fire your personal injury lawyer even if you’re paying a contingent fee”, but you still may end up paying the first lawyer.  Let me explain. Texas contingent fees are governed…

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How Long Will My Personal Injury Case Take?

This is a common question we hear, and it’s hard to give a great answer because the potential span is so large depending on a number of factors.  For instance, we might resolve some cases within a few months of opening the case, and we might resolve some several years after opening the case.  But…

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Serious Personal Injury May Happen While Texting And Walking

No doubt you have seen the video of the woman texting and falling into a fountain at a shopping mall. While the video was funny and no one was serioiusly hurt, the ramifications for texting and walking have the potential to be fatal. It used to be that everyone got to where they were going…

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Medicare: A Personal Injury Problem Gets Worse

I’ve written before about my frustrations in dealing with Medicare. When our clients have Medicare, we have to contact Medicare, find out the amounts they paid, and then negotiate reimbursements with them.  This is a painstaking process that involves several steps. First, we notify Medicare that our clients are asserting personal injury claims. Second, the…

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A Huge Win For Personal Injury Victims

I don’t normally post about legal opinions because I generally think my readers don’t care about the details of claims.  But last week, personal injury victims who have Medicare won a huge victory in a federal court. If you read this blog or follow me on Facebook or Twitter, you’ve heard my gripes about Medicare. …

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What Is A Wrongful Death Claim Worth?

Earlier this week, I wrote a post asking “What Is The Typical Personal Injury Settlement When Someone Gets Hurt?”  In the post, my basic conclusion is that there is no “typical settlement.”  Each personal injury case has its own unique facts and must be evaluated on its own merits.  If a lawyer tells you he…

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