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DWI Accidents and Exemplary Damages

Texas law permits an award of what are known as exemplary or punitive damages in certain types of personal injury or wrongful death cases. Exemplary damages are the award of additional money in a lawsuit brought in a personal injury or wrongful death matter. Exemplary...

What To Do At The Scene Of The Accident

There is no doubt being involved in any kind of accident can be overwhelming and frightening. This can make it difficult to think of what you need to do right away. Essentially remain calm and be cooperative with others. Some important steps you need to take while at...

Each Personal Injury Case is Unique

Certain types of personal injury cases may fit into specific categories, but each case is unique. There cannot be a “cookie-cutter” approach to investigating and litigating any lawsuit that involves a personal injury. An experienced personal injury lawyer understands...

New Texas Anti-Texting Law

The Texas governor signed into law House Bill 62 on June 6, 2017. This law, EFFECTIVE September 1, 2017, makes it a misdemeanor offense for a driver to use a portable wireless communication device to read, write, or send an electronic message while operating a motor...

Five Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney

1. Know The Value of Your Case There are multiple factors that go into valuing a personal injury claim. The main three are liability, damages, and the ability to collect damages. Established and experienced attorneys who handle personal injury get a very good feel for...

Claims Against the Government

If your injury case contains the probable liability of a government unit or employee in Texas — you slipped and fell on an inadequately maintained staircase in a state-owned building, for example: you cannot purely file a lawsuit in contradiction of the...

What it means to be neglegent

Failure to exercise that grade of care that a rational person would exercise under the same conditions. When that failure causes another individual to suffer an injury or financial loss, that person may be entitled to fair compensation through our civil justice...

How do you reach a settlment?

A personal injury settlement happens when the individual being sued agrees to pay the person suing a sum to make the plaintiff drop the case. Most personal injury cases close with a settlement, not a jury judgement, and many settle before a lawsuit is even...