Texas Personal Injury Blog

Last Updated : May 19, 2022

Best Ways to Manage Your Bills After an Accident

Posted on Wednesday, April 20th, 2022 at 3:20 pm    

If you were involved in an accident and suffered significant physical injury, you may be wondering how to deal with your expenses. Although it may be tempting to save money and stay home, it is important to seek medical treatment. Even a minor accident can lead to higher costs when injuries are found and treated […]

What Not to Say to an Insurance Adjuster

Posted on Thursday, March 10th, 2022 at 9:35 pm    

Accident victims often file insurance claims. It’s necessary to recover compensation for medical treatment, property damage, and other costs. Many people try to pursue a personal injury case without the help of a lawyer. Unfortunately, it’s a careless decision that can lead to an unfavorable outcome. Insurance adjusters use various tactics while handling insurance claims. […]

Posting On Social Media After An Accident Can Hurt Your Claim 

Posted on Sunday, February 20th, 2022 at 4:39 pm    

So many of us live our lives online today. We share our ups and downs with friends, family, and the rest of the world. We allow people to join our triumphs and wallow in our misery. It is a means of feeling more connected to other people, even when we are thousands of miles away […]

How Texting While Driving Causes Truck Accidents 

Posted on Thursday, February 10th, 2022 at 4:29 pm    

By now, you have seen the ad campaigns and neon signs lighting up the interstate. Texting and driving is a deadly combination. Yet, if you think texting and driving a car is dangerous, consider the implications of texting while driving a commercial truck. Truck accidents are uniquely devastating when they’re involved in accidents. It is […]

What Documents Do I Need for My Car Accident Claim? 

Posted on Tuesday, February 1st, 2022 at 4:04 pm    

Being involved in a car accident is a traumatic event. You can be physically injured and mentally shaken up. Unfortunately, the car accident claims process can’t wait until you get your life back on track. Coping with your injuries and the stress of navigating an accident claim can be stressful and challenging. Thankfully, the Texas […]

Four Ways to Prevent Truck Accidents

Posted on Thursday, January 20th, 2022 at 4:18 pm    

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, there were 32,462 crashes involving commercial motor vehicles (CMV) in Texas in 2020, including 513 fatal crashes contributing to 581 fatalities. Accidents involving 18-wheeler trucks or other large commercial vehicles are often far more severe in terms of destruction and lethality. Therefore, every driver should do their best […]

Common Mistakes People Make After an Accident

Posted on Monday, January 10th, 2022 at 4:02 pm    

Car accidents never happen at convenient times. Rarely is anyone prepared with a checklist of things to do immediately after an accident. Unfortunately, that means people often make mistakes that can impact their ability to receive full restitution for the accident when the crash was someone else’s fault. Here are common mistakes that happen after […]

How to Read an Accident Report

Posted on Saturday, January 1st, 2022 at 3:50 pm    

If you were involved in a car accident in Texas, the investigating officer will complete a detailed and very important report called the Texas Peace Officer’s Crash Report (Form CR-3). This report contains a trove of information about your accident. It is a key piece of evidence that insurance companies and lawyers use to determine […]

Five Ways to Prevent a Car Accident

Posted on Monday, December 20th, 2021 at 4:12 pm    

Accidents happen. Anyone can find themselves involved in a collision with another motor vehicle, pedestrian, bicyclist, or motorcyclist. You could cross paths with a careless driver and suffer injuries if you can’t get out of their way. It might seem like preventing a car crash is nearly impossible. However, there are some tips you can […]

How to Measure Shared Fault in a Car Accident

Posted on Friday, December 10th, 2021 at 3:52 pm    

If you were involved in a car accident someone else caused, you could pursue compensation. However, if you file a lawsuit and the jury determines your actions contributed to the crash, they could reduce your financial award by your percentage of shared fault. Even if you know another driver was speeding or otherwise behaving negligently, […]