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How do I determine fault in a car accident

How to Prove Fault in Auto Accident Cases Working with a car lawyer will give your case the best chance of success. An attorney has the resources, skills, and experience needed to investigate an auto accident and identify all liable parties. To determine fault, an attorney will: Gather and Analyze Evidence An attorney will gather […]

Should I accept the insurance company’s first offer

Why Shouldn’t I Accept the First Offer? Auto accident claims can be time-consuming and stressful, which is why it’s tempting to accept the first settlement offer, just to get the process over with. However, accident victims have a lot to gain by taking their time and considering the best options available to them. In most […]

What type of evidence should I collect to strengthen my case

How to Build a Strong Case To prove the cause of your motor vehicle collision, there are many types of evidence that you must preserve. Some types of evidence that a car accident lawyer will gather when investigating an auto accident claim include: Photos of the accident scene, your injuries, and any vehicle damage Video […]

How Long Do I Have to File a Lawsuit After a Car Accident

What Factors Could Extend the Statute of Limitations? In some cases, the statute of limitations may be extended, such as: The Plaintiff Has a Legal Disability Section 16.001 of the Civil Practice and Remedies Code. If the plaintiff is not of sound mind or they are under the age of 18, the statute of limitations […]

What is the typical process for a car accident claim

How Do I File An Insurance Claim After An Auto Accident? Understanding the claims process for Texas auto accidents can help you navigate the complex process. A typical insurance claim process includes the following steps: Accident Investigation The first part of the process is determining who was responsible for the collision. You cannot demand compensation […]

What if I Was Partially At Fault for the Accident

What is Comparative Negligence? Texas follows a modified comparative negligence rule. Under the modified comparative negligence rule, you can still recover economic and non-economic damages even if you are partially at fault for an auto accident. However, your compensation will be reduced by your percentage of fault, and you will be unable to recover any […]

What kind of compensation can I expect from my accident

Personal Injury Damages and Auto Accident Claims After a collision, the injured party must file an insurance claim with the at-fault driver’s insurance company to pursue compensation for their accident-related expenses. Damages an accident victim may be entitled to collect can include: Medical Costs Any medical expenses incurred as a result of the accident. This […]

Will My Case Go to Trial or Can it Be Settled Out Of Court

Why Do Most Car Accident Claims Settle Out Of Court? Parties involved in a car accident claim typically engage in settlement negotiations to resolve the dispute without the need for a trial. Negotiating a settlement allows both parties to avoid the time, expense, and uncertainty associated with litigation. Other reasons auto accident claims are often […]

What Should I Do if the Other Driver Was Uninsured or Underinsured

What Are the Minimum Auto Insurance Requirements in Texas? In Texas, drivers are required to carry a minimum amount of auto insurance coverage to legally operate a motor vehicle: Bodily injury liability coverage. $30,000 per person injured in an accident and $60,000 for all persons injured in an accident Property damage. $25,000 for property damage […]

What are the first steps I should take after a car accident

What to Do After a Motor Vehicle Collision The aftermath of an auto accident can be stressful and frightening. Knowing the right steps to take during this challenging time will not only protect your health and legal rights but can also strengthen your claim. Contact 911 or Non-Emergency Police Check yourself and the passengers in […]