Personal Injury Blog
How to Write a Successful Settlement Demand Letter
Jason Stephens | December 14, 2020 | Personal Injury
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
Nine Factors That Determine How Much to Expect From a Car Accident Settlement
Jason Stephens | December 4, 2020 | Car Accidents
Settling a car accident claim can be frustrating. You were injured because of the other driver’s negligence. Because of the accident, you incurred substantial financial losses, and you suffered because of your injuries. You only want to receive the compensation you deserve for your car accident claim. However, the other driver’s insurance company is offering… read more
What Happens When You are at Fault for a Car Accident?
Jason Stephens | December 3, 2020 | Car Accidents
Car accidents occur for many reasons. While some car crashes might involve defective car parts, hazardous road conditions, or poor weather, most car accidents involve driver negligence or errors. Common causes of car accidents include: Speeding Distracted driving Following too closely Drowsy driving Impaired driving Reckless driving Failing to obey traffic laws If you are… read more
Rear End-Collision Injuries and How You Can Recover
Jason Stephens | December 1, 2020 | Car Accidents
Rear-end accidents are some of the most common types of car accidents. Thousands of people are involved in rear-impact collisions each year. Even though rear-impact crashes are often called “fender benders,” these types of automobile accidents can result in catastrophic injuries. Common Rear-End Collision Injuries Accident victims may sustain impairments and disabilities that change their… read more
Can I Get a Rental Car After a Car Accident?
Jason Stephens | November 30, 2020 | Car Accidents
One of the most challenging parts of dealing with the fallout of a car accident is figuring out what to do while your vehicle is being repaired. There is a good chance you rely on your car for performing everyday tasks like getting to and from work, dropping kids off at school, and picking up… read more
Can You Sue for Emotional Distress?
Jason Stephens | November 29, 2020 | Personal Injury
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
Top 25 Causes of Car Accidents and What You Can Do to Prevent Them
Jason Stephens | November 27, 2020 | Car Accidents
Fort Worth car accidents cause severe injuries and deaths each year. Many of the causes of car accidents can be attributed to human error. However, there are some causes of car accidents that might be out of the driver’s control, such as mechanical failures and weather conditions. Knowing the common causes of car accidents and… read more
Difference Between Slip & Fall and Trip & Fall Accidents
Jason Stephens | November 24, 2020 | Premises Liability
The terms “slip & fall” and “trip & fall” may sound the same, but there is a difference. Both types of accidents fall under premises liability claims. However, how the accident occurs and the injuries caused by each accident can be very different. How Do Slip & Fall and Trip & Fall Accidents Happen? The… read more
How Long Does a Hit-And-Run Investigation Take?
Jason Stephens | November 23, 2020 | Car Accidents
Hit-and-run accidents are a far more common occurrence than many might think. In fact, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA) as recently as 2018, there was a hit and run accident in America nearly every minute which resulted in over 2000 deaths. There are numerous reasons drivers flee the scene of a car accident…. read more
What Does Yielding the Right of Way Mean?
Jason Stephens | November 22, 2020 | Car Accidents
Yielding the right of way refers to allowing another vehicle to enter an intersection before doing so yourself. The idea is to mitigate potential accidents in uncontrolled or less controlled areas. Essentially, the right of way exists to lower the chances of two vehicles colliding in areas with no traffic lights. Although the right of… read more