Personal Injury

What Happens If My Insurance Claim Wasn’t Enough to Cover the Costs of My Injuries?

After you suffer injuries in an accident, you will likely have to deal with the insurer for the person or business that caused your injury. Insurance claims can usually be resolved faster than a lawsuit can. An insurance settlement after a car accident, medical error, or slip and fall accident can put money in your… read more

How to Write a Settlement Demand Letter

Settlement demand letters are used in most personal injury cases to begin settlement negotiations. These letters are generally drafted by the accident victim or the attorney for the accident victim and sent to the at-fault party’s insurance provider. The insurance company reviews the settlement demand letter and issues a response. Things You Should Know About Settlement Demand… read more

What is Causation in a Personal Injury Case?

When you are injured in a Houston accident, you might be entitled to compensation for your damages. For example, if another driver caused a head-on car accident, you could sue the driver for loss of income, medical bills, and other damages. However, before you could recover compensation for your personal injury case, you must prove… read more

Links in the Chain of Causation

For any number of reasons, many people believe that recovering compensation after an accident with injury is a quick and easy process. Although an injured victim may be entitled to compensation under the law, they still have the burden of proving their injuries.  Perhaps even more importantly, an injured person, called the plaintiff, has to… read more

Blunt Force Head Trauma Cause and Effect

Blunt force head trauma is one of three types of injuries that can lead to a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Almost any kind of accident can cause blunt force head trauma. Whether your head hits your side door during a car accident or strikes the floor after a slip-and-fall accident, the blunt force can bruise… read more

How Much Does a Lawyer Cost in Texas?

Lawyers almost always charge for their services, but the cost could be less than you might expect. Learn more about how much it costs to work with a lawyer and how contingency fees – which are the primary structure in personal injury cases – work. How Much Can an Attorney Charge? Lawyers cannot charge clients… read more

5 Reasons Why a Personal Injury Lawyer Will Not Take Your Case

If you’ve been injured in an accident, you may believe you’re entitled to money to cover the cost of physical, financial, or emotional damages. Oftentimes, you’d be right—but not always. There are several factors that affect an injured person’s eligibility for financial compensation, and it’s very possible that some part of your situation will prevent… read more

Personal Injury Settlements: Myths vs. Reality

In law, a personal injury describes any damage done to someone’s body, mind, or emotions. We all sustain injuries at some point in our lives—perhaps as a result of car accidents, slip & falls, dog bites, or tattoo infections—and sometimes, they’re not our fault. That’s where personal injury lawyers come in, helping people recover damages… read more

The Process of a Personal Injury Claim

Once you’ve been injured in an accident because of someone else’s negligence, an overwhelming process begins. When you break down the process of a personal injury claim into small pieces, it can be easier to grasp.  At the beginning of the process of a personal injury claim, you need to get educated before you make… read more

What is Double Indemnity?

Double indemnity is a term used in life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment policies. Double indemnity clauses state that the insurance company will pay a specified multiple (double, triple, etc.) of the contract’s face value in the event of accidental death.  Life Insurance and AD&D Policies with Double Indemnity Clauses Consider a husband who… read more