Articles related to Texas personal injury law, produced by our Dallas law firm, to help answer important questions you may have about personal injury in Texas.
What image flies through your mind when you hear the words “personal injury?”
Do you think a bunch of negative things about the victims and their lawyers?
At least a bit of that imagery is based in reality. But much of it gets shaped by the media and our own misperceptions.
Learn some common myths about personal injury […]
Truth be told – negotiating a settlement without litigation is in everyone’s best interest – even in the party who allegedly caused your injury.
Because it avoids court. And court costs everyone time and money.
So with just about every personal injury case, the defendant is almost always willing to settle.
And 90% of the time, both sides […]
Before 1973, if you contributed in any way to your personal injury, you could not recover any financial compensation in Texas. So if you rolled through a stop sign while a defendant drove drunk and went 20 miles per hour over the speed limit, that spelled tough luck and no compensation for you.
Guess your parents […]
When you file a personal injury claim, it’s your goal to get something back for what you lost as a result of the accident. In their purest sense, punitive damages are assigned to:
Punish the defendant
Encourage them to not engage in the behavior again
Show society their behavior is not in the least bit acceptable
To get punitive […]
Some personal injury lawyers advertise relentlessly. Others do it with quiet dignity. Learn why you don’t want to work with the first kind of lawyer.
First thing’s first, and let’s be very clear: it’s completely okay for lawyers to advertise their services through whatever means they find that work.
TV, radio, Google search, social media – it’s […]
It’s sad but true – innocent people are killed because of the careless or reckless actions of others. No one knows the precise numbers, but somewhere between 44,000 to 440,000 Americans die each year due at least partially due to preventable medical errors.
Wrongful death also happens because of:
Car, truck, and motorcycle accidents
Did you know Texas is the only state in the entire United States that does not require employers above a predetermined size to carry worker’s compensation?
Sounds crazy, but it’s true!
And here’s the good news: it’s usually easier to recover financial compensation from companies that do not carry worker’s comp. Many of the legal defenses “subscribers” […]
Any area of law is so amazingly complex that, as you do research, you’re often left scratching your head for answers. Personal injury law has its own unique set of legal language.
So we want to make it as easy as possible to learn what you need to know about personal injury law.
Here are some of […]
Last month, you got Questions to ask a personal injury lawyer before you hire one.
The answers to those questions help you nail down which personal injury lawyer to hire. But they won’t quite give you the “full picture” of the lawyer you should retain. To make the definitive choice for yourself, there’s some other questions […]
So the unthinkable happened…you find yourself having to file a personal injury lawsuit because the Defendant denied liability or made a bad offer.
Hopefully, your injuries aren’t too serious!
Although you can file a personal injury lawsuit any time someone else’s careless or negligent behavior harms you, tort cases generally fall into 9 different categories. Little nuances […]