What Is My Claim Worth?

A question we get asked a lot is: “What are the most important factors affecting the amount of my insurance settlement or outcome of my motorcycle or car accident injury case?” If you are a motorcyclist or motorist who has been injured in an accident, you may be wondering what your injury claim is worth. The value of a claim will vary depending on the facts and circumstances of each case. However, the 3 main Read More

11 Questions to Ask the Insurance Adjuster Before You Sign Anything

The first thing the insurance company may want you to do after a motorcycle or car accident is to sign a release and submit to a recorded statement. Here are 11 questions you should ask the adjuster before you sign anything: Ask the insurance company to put in writing the fact that the accident was not your fault and was actually the fault of their insured driver. If they are not willing to do this, it is Read More

Should You Hire an Attorney Following A Car Accident?

Some people hesitate to hire an attorney following a car accident because they worry it will be too expensive. This should not be a cause for concern.  Consultations with injury attorneys are usually free and almost all injury attorneys in Texas work on a contingency fee basis.  This means the attorney will front all case expenses necessary to prosecute the victim’s bodily injury claims and will only charge the Read More

How Can A Personal Injury Lawyer Help You?

Have you been injured in an accident that was not your fault? If so, then you may be feeling overwhelmed and unsure of what to do next.  Hiring a personal injury attorney may be one of the most important decisions you make following an accident and it can help take some of the burden off of your shoulders. During your initial meeting with a personal injury lawyer, they will evaluate your case to determine whether Read More

Do you call yourself an employee or a contractor?

It doesn’t matter what you, the boss, or what the contract you signed says, the law determines whether you are an employee or a contractor. It all has to do with certain factors used to make this determination. First of all, are you supervised in your job or are you considered a specialist who doesn’t need supervision? Secondly, does your occupation require a lot of skill that makes you a specialist? Next, do you Read More

Has a vehicle come screeching down the highway, driving the wrong way, right at you and your passengers lately here in Texas?

Texas roads can be a dangerous place when it comes to people driving the wrong way on streets and highways. Unfortunately, Texas has more wrong-way accidents causing deaths to one or more people than any other state in the USA, and in Texas, it’s Houston that has the most. Here are just a few of the wrong-way accidents that have happened in the Houston area in the last four months:January 8, 2022. Two people were Read More

All about motorcycle accidents and getting recompense for injuries and damages!

What or who causes most motorcycle accidents? The answer is not potholes, road conditions, or the weather. When you’re out for a motorcycle ride, enjoying the thrill and excitement of following the road to wherever it leads, you are more likely than not to be involved in an accident if you are not paying enough attention to what's going on around you. The same is true for other drivers on the road. Distracted Read More

What do you do if you have become ill or been injured on the job, but your employer doesn’t carry workers compensation?

You, as an employee, need to understand what your rights are when it comes to insurance protections when you are on the job. As a Texas worker whose employer has Texas Workers’ Compensation Insurance, you are covered for accidents or danger to your health, including income protection, medical expense and death and burial expense coverage. But you aren’t able to sue your employer if they have workers Read More

Residential property damage claims from 2/2020 Texas freeze

Since last February’s Big Freeze in the Houston area, insurance companies have been fighting hard to limit the amount they have to pay out. They’ve been overwhelmed with claims that resulted from the Freeze and the power outage that accompanied it. More than 500,000 claims have been made with an estimated loss of over $10 billion. What do you do if, after a disaster, your insurance company does not agree to pay for Read More

The Danger Posed by UPS and FedEx truck Drivers

Both UPS and FedEx truck drivers can be dangers to themselves and to others in their path. They are on the road for long periods of time and make hundreds of stops a day, delivering thousands of packages in a week’s time. They can become sleepy sitting in the same position for long shifts, or bored and distracted by smartphones, texting, the radio, eating and drinking, and even personal grooming. They may be Read More