Personal Injury

How Much Does a Lawyer Cost?

The lawyer’s fee is a key question you need to answer before hiring a lawyer to handle your personal injury case. Although every case is different, the fees charged by personal injury lawyers follow some general principles and rules. Here are some facts you should know about how much lawyers cost. How Attorneys Charge for… read more

How to Choose the Best Personal Injury Lawyer

If you’ve been involved in an accident where you’ve sustained personal injuries, or you’re seeking justice for the wrongful death of a family member, you deserve to be fairly compensated. However, receiving fair compensation isn’t always easy. That’s why hiring the right personal injury lawyer is your best chance at success.  Finding an attorney who… read more

How to Write a Successful Settlement Demand Letter

When you have been injured in a car crash, workplace accident, or any other accident, seeking financial compensation can be challenging. When you are trying to secure the full amount from the insurance provider, one important step is drafting an effective settlement demand letter. The purpose of this document is to make the most compelling… read more

Can You Sue for Emotional Distress?

Most people who file a personal injury claim focus their efforts upon seeking compensation for their physical injuries. They seek reimbursement for their medical bills and loss of income. They also seek compensation for their diminished earning capacity and other damages related to permanent impairments and disabilities. However, accident victims are also entitled to compensation… read more

The Most Common Medical Errors

Medical errors and medical negligence result in traumatic injuries and life-threatening conditions. Any medical provider or facility could make an error in treating a patient. Sadly, medical errors are more common than many people realize.  What is a Medical Error? A medical error is a preventable event that adversely affects the patient. Medical errors can… read more

Demand Letters: A Primer

Unless the Texas statute of limitations is about to expire for your personal injury case, your lawyer will likely begin negotiations with the insurance company by sending it a demand letter. Most accident and injury claims settle without going to court. If the deadline for filing a lawsuit is near, your attorney might file the… read more

What Exactly Can a Process Server Do to Serve Papers?

If another party caused your injury, you might consider filing a personal injury lawsuit. People file personal injury lawsuits for numerous claims, such as car accidents, defective products, boating injuries, dog bites, wrongful death, slip and fall accidents, and countless other injuries caused by another party’s negligent acts.  A personal injury lawsuit begins with the… read more

Do I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer if I’m Submitting a Claim to Insurance?

Being injured in a slip and fall accident, car accident, or a motorcycle crash is unexpected. Fortunately, most people injured in an accident do not have experience with filing insurance claims for personal injuries. However, that lack of experience might be what the insurance company is counting on to reduce its liability for your claim. … read more

What Is the Difference Between Express and Implied Consent?

Express and implied consent are terms used in healthcare situations. It involves a patient giving consent to medical treatment or procedure. Some treatments or procedures require a patient to give express consent. The patient is presumed to give consent in other situations. In a medical malpractice case, implied or express consent can be a critical… read more

What is a Res Ipsa Loquitur?

“The thing speaks for itself.” That is the translation of the Latin term res ipsa loquitur.  Why would you care about this Latin term if you were injured in a car accident, motorcycle crash, pedestrian accident, slip and fall or other personal injury accident? You may need to use the legal theory to recover compensation… read more