What should I do at the scene of a truck accident?

2020-07-23T17:33:42+00:00Houston, Personal Injury Attorney, Questions & Answers, Trucking Accidents|

What should I do at the scene of a truck accident? What you do at the scene after a truck accident can make the difference between winning and losing your case. The amount of your potential recovery may depend on taking the right steps after the truck accident. If you've been involved in [...]

How Does Vehicle Maintenance Affect Truck Accidents?

2020-07-23T17:34:08+00:00Houston, Personal Injury Attorney, Questions & Answers, Trucking Accidents|

How Does Vehicle Maintenance Affect Truck Accidents? Commercial trucks are required to uphold federal compliance for maintenance standards and it's the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that regulates commercial truck safety. Nonetheless, common carriers can and do sometimes evade or ignore federal law in order to save money, and as a result, accidents involving [...]

When Is A Commercial Vehicle Driver Considered Negligent?

2020-07-23T17:34:36+00:00Houston, Personal Injury Attorney, Questions & Answers, Trucking Accidents|

When Is A Commercial Vehicle Driver Considered Negligent? There are many ways in which a Commercial Vehicle Drive may be found to be negligent. Negligence occurs when there is a failure to exercise reasonable care in one's actions, and as a result, someone is injured or damaged. For a commercial vehicle driver to be [...]

What Are the Most Common Types of Truck Accident Cases?

2020-07-23T17:35:31+00:00Houston, Personal Injury Attorney, Questions & Answers, Trucking Accidents|

What Are the Most Common Types of Truck Accident Cases? Semi-trucks, buses, delivery vans, tractor-trailers and fuel trucks are among the most common commercial vehicles involved in truck accident lawsuits. Parties that have been injured as a result of a big rig collision will often file a claim and begin a lawsuit alleging [...]

Will Urgent Care see you after a car accident?

2020-07-23T17:36:06+00:00Houston, Personal Injury Attorney, Questions & Answers|

Will Urgent Care see you after a car accident? If you have pain following a collision, it is advisable to see a doctor as soon as possible. Urgent care facilities will see patients who have been injured in an auto accident.  If you are unsure whether you should go to an urgent care, [...]

How long will I be sore after a car accident?

2020-06-07T17:28:07+00:00Houston, Personal Injury Attorney, Questions & Answers|

How long will I be sore after a car accident? Injury from a motor vehicle collision can and often does result from even the most minor of collisions. Soreness is a common symptom, which may be indicative of injury.  A person may be sore following a collision for the extent of time your body [...]

Is an accident negligence?

2020-06-07T17:28:29+00:00Houston, Personal Injury Attorney, Questions & Answers|

Is an accident negligence? Negligence is defined in Texas as failing to do what an ordinary prudent person would have done under same or similar circumstances. Therefore, although an accident may be evidence of negligence, you would still need to demonstrate how the other driver failed to act as an ordinary or prudent person [...]

How is pain and suffering damage calculated?

2020-06-07T17:29:03+00:00Houston, Personal Injury Attorney, Questions & Answers|

How is pain and suffering damage calculated? Pain and suffering is a damage that is totally subjective, and would depend on the facts of the case. Recovery for pain and suffering  from a car accident largely depends upon what steps are immediately taken to preserve evidence and properly develop your case. Factors that would [...]

Can I sue for emotional distress after car accident?

2020-06-07T18:09:09+00:00Houston, Personal Injury Attorney, Questions & Answers|

Can I sue for emotional distress after car accident? If you have been injured in an auto accident, you can be compensated for emotional distress that rises to the level of “Mental Anguish”. Emotional Distress (or mental anguish) is evaluated on a case by case basis. You would likely need to show that the [...]

How much should I ask for pain and suffering from a car accident?

2020-06-07T18:09:36+00:00Houston, Personal Injury Attorney, Questions & Answers|

How much should I ask for pain and suffering from a car accident? There is no set amount for pain and suffering. This type of damage is usually subjective and recovering for pain and suffering may depend on what steps you take immediately after a car accident to develop and preserve this evidence. In [...]

How much money do you get from a car accident settlement?

2020-06-07T18:09:58+00:00Houston, Personal Injury Attorney, Questions & Answers|

How much money do you get from a car accident settlement? Recovery from a car accident depends upon the facts of the case, and what steps are immediately taken to preserve evidence and properly develop your case. Each case is different. For example, the manner and type of medical treatment you receive is a [...]

How do you get money from a car accident injury?

2020-06-07T18:10:21+00:00Houston, Personal Injury Attorney, Questions & Answers|

How do you get money from a car accident injury? In every car wreck, time is of the essence. Developing your case properly and gathering reports, facts, and investigating the matter thoroughly is paramount in preparing and evaluating your case. The manner and type of medical treatment you receive is a significant factor to [...]

Can I claim for anxiety after car accident?

2020-06-07T18:12:52+00:00Houston, Personal Injury Attorney, Questions & Answers|

Can I claim for anxiety after car accident? If you have been injured in an auto accident, you can be compensated for anxiety that rises to the level of “Mental Anguish”. Anxiety (or mental anguish) is evaluated on a case by case basis. You would likely need to show that the nature, duration, and [...]

Do insurance companies pay pain and suffering?

2020-06-07T18:15:27+00:00Houston, Personal Injury Attorney, Questions & Answers|

Do insurance companies pay pain and suffering? Automobile liability policies generally provide coverage for pain and suffering claims. Typically referred to as “bodily injury liability,” this coverage applies to pain and suffering damages, as well as claims for medical bills and lost wages. We Offer a Free Consultation! Call Today 713-785-9484 Hablamos español. Consultas [...]

What does insurance pay when a car is totaled?

2020-06-07T18:19:46+00:00Houston, Personal Injury Attorney, Questions & Answers|

What does insurance pay when a car is totaled? Your insurer or the responsible driver’s insurance company will determine whether the vehicle is a total loss, based on repair costs. The insurer will issue payment for the actual cash value of the totaled vehicle, minus your deductible on your comprehensive or collision coverage. We [...]

Is it normal to sleep a lot after a car accident?

2020-06-07T18:20:38+00:00Questions & Answers|

Is it normal to sleep a lot after a car accident? As the swelling and damage worsen over the hours or days following a car accident, accident victims may feel excessively tired or lethargic. In fact, up to 70% of all patients with even mild traumatic brain injuries reported poor sleep or excessive sleep [...]

What is the most common injury in a car accident?

2020-06-07T18:21:19+00:00Questions & Answers|

What is the most common injury in a car accident? Whiplash! Probably the most well known car accident injury is whiplash. Sudden movement of the head and neck (such as from a rear-end collision) can cause serious neck muscle and ligament damage. Whiplash injuries can differ from person to person, depending on the accident [...]

Who pays medical bills after accident?

2020-06-07T18:22:27+00:00Houston, Insurance Attorney, Questions & Answers|

Who pays medical bills after accident? After an accident the driver responsible for causing the accident is legally responsible for paying damages such as medical bills. However, insurance companies won’t usually pay for ongoing or future medical treatment in advance. In other words, they won’t give you money to go see a doctor without [...]

How do I get the most money from a car accident?

2020-06-07T18:27:08+00:00Questions & Answers|

How do I get the most money from a car accident? Every car accident is different so the answer varies. But, in most cases it is important to preserve the evidence right away such as getting the contact information for any witnesses, taking photos of the auto accident damages, the scene of the collision [...]

How long after a car accident can injuries appear?

2020-06-07T18:28:01+00:00Questions & Answers|

How long after a car accident can injuries appear? Depending on the type of injuries involved, injuries often don’t appear until several days or even weeks after an accident. Injuries to the spine such as back and neck injuries often do not appear right away and can get worse over time. Regardless of the [...]

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