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Category Archives: Laws and Rights

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ADMISSIBILITY OF POLICE OFFICER OPINIONS IN A CRASH REPORT

Every day in Texas, many people are injured or killed in car accidents, and a driver’s negligence causes the crash. A Texas crash report is generally admitted into evidence in …

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On the Job Injury in Texas-is it Worker’s Comp or a Personal Injury Case?

Texas Personal Injury or Worker’s Compensation Claim? This is a question that comes up frequently in our Houston personal injury law practice. Someone is injured on the job and wonders …

Texas mitigation of damages defense
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Mitigation of Damages in Texas Personal Injury Cases

What is Mitigating Damages? Mitigating damages means minimizing your damages, and it is a concept the law recognizes in certain circumstances. For personal injury victims, it means doing things to …

What to do after a fatal auto accident?
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What Happens When Someone Dies in a Car Wreck in Texas?

  In 2020, there were about 38,700 traffic-related fatalities in the U.S. A fatal car accident can have far-reaching consequences for surviving family members. Oftentimes, the period after losing someone you love …

car accident law firm in Houston
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What if I am Partly Responsible for an Accident?

    A reportable accident happens about once a minute in Texas, according to the Texas Department of Transportation, (TxDOT). While most accidents are minor, many crashes result in severe injuries …

Texas injury claims for minors
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Texas Procedures for Injury Settlements that Involve Minors

  There is not much more difficult for a parent than dealing with an injury to their child. All of us with children probably went to the emergency room when …

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What Yielding the Right of Way Means

For many drivers, the idea of the right-of-way can simply be a reference to the requirement that one needs to obey all traffic laws, including those at a controlled intersection. …

about negligent entrustment and accidents
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Negligent Entrustment Claims in Texas

  In some circumstances, an owner of the vehicle can be held accountable for its use by another person. This concept is called negligent entrustment. Car accident lawyers in Texas …

Relevance of personal injury evidence in Texas
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Relevance of Evidence in a Personal Injury Case in Texas

  Each state provides its own rules of evidence, and relevancy is a rule that is one of the most important rules of evidence in Texas and the nation. As …

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How a Traffic Ticket Impacts an Auto Injury Case

In Houston, Texas, the odds of being in an injury accident while driving are more significant than not. Between traffic congestion, driver distraction, and the sheer number of drivers on …

Do I have to wear a seatbelt?
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Do I Have to Wear a Seat Belt?

  Every year, thousands of people are killed or injured in motor vehicle accidents in the United States. The number of fatalities and wrongful death claims has decreased steadily over …

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How a Traffic Ticket Affects a Personal Injury Case

Traffic tickets can affect personal injury cases sometimes. If you been in a car accident and are ticketed for something relating to the cause of the crash, how you plead …