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Category Archives: Laws and Rights

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What Happens When There Are Multiple Defendants?

  If there are multiple defendants in a lawsuit in Texas, the outcome of a case is not as clear as with two-party lawsuits. Generally, a jury or a judge …

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Texas Seat Belt Laws

    Texas laws regarding seat belt use are contained in Transportation Code Chapter 545. There are fines and penalties for failing to use seat belts and separate provisions dealing …

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How Long Do I Have to File a Car Accident Claim in Houston, TX?

If you’ve been the unfortunate victim of a car accident that wasn’t your fault, it’s important to fully understand any restrictions on bringing a claim or lawsuit. This guide details …

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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, a concept the law recognizes in certain circumstances. For personal injury victims, it means doing things to keep things from …

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 …