Auto Accidents

Attorney Settles Drunk Driving Car Accident Injury in Plano, TX for $70,000

$70,000 gross recovery for aggravated lumbar disc bulge injury car accident in Plano, TX caused by drunk driver. Outstanding settlement by attorney, well in excess of the client’s past and future medical expenses.
Our client was headed northbound at or near the 1000 block of Central Expressway in Plano, Texas traveling in the right lane. Traffic was congested and our client was forced to bring her car to a stop. An inattentive motorist behind her failed to control the speed of her vehicle and to timely apply her brakes. The at fault driver rear-ended our client’s automobile and was subsequently arrested for drunk driving.

Remember: If an intoxicated motorist causes an accident you are likely entitled to punitive damages based on their reckless conduct. Also, in the event a drunk driver does not have automobile insurance, and you don’t have uninsured motorist coverage on your policy, you may be able to file a […]

By |November 8th, 2016|Categories: Auto Accidents||0 Comments

Attorney Settles Elbow Injury Car Wreck in Amarillo, TX for $72,000

$72,000 gross recovery for injury car wreck in Amarillo, TX. Outstanding settlement by attorney for claim involving elbow bruise and soft tissue injuries.
Our client, a resident of Dallas, Texas, was injured in an auto accident in Amarillo that was caused by a negligent motorist. The rear-end collision was significant and caused our client’s vehicle to spin around several times. She had to be taken from the scene of the wreck via ambulance to the hospital.

Remember: Venue can impact the value of your claim or case. Venue deals with where a lawsuit can be filed. In the context of a car accident, proper venue is usually the county in which the wreck occurred or the county in which the at-fault motorist resided at the time of the collision. A good Dallas accident attorney will file a lawsuit in the venue most advantageous to his or her client and will discuss venue […]

By |November 2nd, 2016|Categories: Auto Accidents||0 Comments

Attorney Settles Disc Injury Car Accident in Plano, TX for $21,751

This $21,751 settlement for a small cervical disc injury resulting from a car accident in Plano, TX is an outstanding recovery by our attorney Joseph Morrison.
This auto accident occurred at Midway Rd & Windhaven Pkwy in Plano, TX 75024.

Our client was driving north on Midway Road approaching Windhaven Parkway in Plano, Texas. The at-fault motorist was traveling south on Midway Road attempting to make a left onto eastbound Windhaven Parkway. Both drivers had green lights. The inattentive motorist who caused the Plano car accident, however, did not have a green arrow and failed to yield the right of way. As a result, he caused his automobile to hit our client’s car. Two independent witnesses confirmed the wreck was caused by the at-fault driver’s failure to yield as documented in the Texas Peace Officer’s Crash Report.
Independent witnesses can often make or break a car accident case.
It is important to try and identify witnesses after a car accident […]

By |October 20th, 2016|Categories: Auto Accidents||0 Comments

Attorney Settles Soft Tissue Injury Car Accident in Lancaster, TX for $18,500

This $18,500 settlement for soft tissue injuries resulting from a car accident in Lancaster, TX is an outstanding recovery by our attorney Joseph Morrison.

This auto accident occurred at N Dallas Ave and W Telephone Rd, in Lancaster, TX 75134
Our client was driving north on Telephone Road in Lancaster, Texas. She brought her automobile to a stop at a red light at North Dallas Avenue. She was waiting to turn left. A Lancaster car accident occurred between two other drivers who were traveling on North Dallas Avenue. As a result of their collision one of those vehicles subsequently hit our client’s car and caused her to sustain injuries. She had initial complaints of neck and upper back pain at the hospital.
Comments on the Lancaster car accident by attorney Joseph Morrison
Our lawyers at Mullen & Mullen were able to quickly establish liability in this Lancaster, TX car accident. Our client had health insurance but didn’t believe they should have to pay […]

By |October 13th, 2016|Categories: Auto Accidents||0 Comments

Neck & Back Injuries Car Wreck in Dallas, TX Settles for $44,000

$44,000 gross recovery for neck and low back sprain/strain injuries car wreck in Dallas, TX. Outstanding settlement by attorney for rear-end collision involving soft tissue injuries.
Our client was operating a motor vehicle traveling northbound in the 2000 block of S. Buckner Blvd. in Dallas, Texas. She had to slow down due to congestion ahead of her. An inattentive motorist traveling directly behind our client failed to timely apply the brakes and, as a result, rear-ended her vehicle. The at-fault motorist fled the scene.

Remember: It is important to make sure you have uninsured motorist / underinsured motorist coverage (UM/UIM) on your automobile insurance policy so that you are protected in the event you are injured in a hit-and-run car accident and the identity of the at-fault motorist cannot be ascertained. Hit-and-run cases often hinge on whether actual physical contact occurred between your vehicle and the hit-and-run vehicle.

Comments from Attorney Joseph Morrison: […]

By |September 27th, 2016|Categories: Auto Accidents||0 Comments

Attorney Settles Injury Motorcycle Accident in Garland, TX for $130,000

$130,000 gross recovery for rotator cuff injury motorcycle accident in Garland, TX. Outstanding settlement by attorney for claim involving arthroscopic procedure.
Our client was driving his Harley-Davidson motorcycle traveling eastbound on 200 E Avenue D in Garland, TX in the inside lane. An inattentive motorist was also traveling eastbound and attempted to make a left turn onto Rayburn from the middle lane. The inattentive motorist’s car struck our client’s bike knocking him to the pavement.

Remember: According to Texas Department of Transportation statistics, 459 motorcycle drivers and/or passengers were killed in Texas in 2015. The statistics clearly demonstrate that not wearing a helmet increases the risk of death in a motorcycle accident.

Comment from Attorney Joseph Morrison: This client retained us towards the conclusion of his medical treatment. While the majority of our clients hire us in the days or weeks following an auto accident we often agree to represent individuals even if […]

By |September 21st, 2016|Categories: Auto Accidents||0 Comments

The Nitty Gritty on Motorcycle Helmets and Texas Car Accident Law

Do you have to wear a motorcycle helmet in Texas? Sometimes yes. Sometimes no. Learn when you do and don’t have to in this post from Mullen & Mullen.
Say you’re riding on a motorcycle with your spouse – or a hot date – and neither of you are wearing a helmet. You get pulled over by an officer.

Will you get a citation or not? What about your passenger?

You might.

And what could happen if you don’t wear a helmet and get in a motorcycle accident?

Learn more about Texas motorcycle law below to find out:

When Do You Have to Wear a Motorcycle Helmet in Texas?

You may be required to wear a helmet. However, you may not have to wear one either.

If you are under 21, you must wear a motorcycle helmet. No questions asked. That goes for both drivers and passengers.

If you are 21 or over, and you have not completed […]

By |September 13th, 2016|Categories: Auto Accidents||0 Comments

Attorney Settles Whiplash Injury Car Wreck in The Colony, TX for $32,500

$32,500 gross recovery for whiplash injury car wreck in The Colony, TX. Fantastic settlement by attorney at policy limit for client with no objective injuries.
Our client was a passenger in an automobile traveling northbound in the right hand lane of the 5000 block of Main Street in The Colony, Texas. An intoxicated motorist was traveling in the left lane of the 5000 block of Main Street and failed to change lanes safely. As a result, he sideswiped our client.

Remember: If you have been involved in a car accident with a drunk driver you are likely entitled to punitive damages. These damages, which are meant to punish, are available when the at-fault party’s conduct is grossly negligent or reckless. Operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol certainly qualifies as reckless conduct.

The at-fault motorist attempted to flee the scene but was apprehended by law enforcement. Our client was evaluated […]

By |August 30th, 2016|Categories: Auto Accidents||0 Comments

Attorney Settles Sprain/Strain Injury Car Accident McKinney, TX $20,000

$20,000 gross recovery for sprain/strain injury car accident in McKinney, TX. Outstanding settlement by attorney, well above client’s medical bills.
Our client, a college student, was stopped at a red light in the middle lane at the intersection of North Custer Road and Virginia Parkway in McKinney, Texas.  The at-fault driver was traveling in the middle lane of North Custer approaching the same intersection. The at-fault motorist was distracted and failed to control her speed. As a result she rear-ended our client’s vehicle while his automobile was stationary.

Comments from Attorney Joseph Morrison: Liability was clear since this was a rear-end car wreck and our client was stopped at a red light for about one minute before the car accident occurred. The collision was significant enough that the at-fault driver’s air bags deployed. Our client complained of neck pain at the accident scene and the investigating officer noted his complaints in the Texas Peace Officer’s Crash […]

By |August 22nd, 2016|Categories: Auto Accidents||0 Comments

Injury Auto Accident in Richardson, TX Settles for $18,500

An $18,500 gross settlement was won by attorney Joseph R. Morrison for a personal injury claim involving a car accident in Richardson, TX. The insurance company offered $7,500 before the client retained us as his Richardson auto accident attorneys.

Our client was injured while traveling northbound in the right lane of the 700 block of South Central Expressway in Richardson, TX. The operator of a commercial vehicle dropped his phone and reached to pick it up. When the commercial operator looked back up traffic had stopped and he was unable to avoid striking the automobile in front of him. The impact started a chain reaction and the rear end of our client’s car was subsequently struck by another motorist’s auto.

The client was taken to the hospital via ambulance where he was diagnosed with a cervical strain and contusion to his right knee. Hospital physicians ordered him off work for 2 days. He eventually […]

By |August 10th, 2016|Categories: Auto Accidents||0 Comments