Trying to negotiate a settlement after a trucking accident can be complicated. This guide to truck accident settlements tells you everything you need to know. What is a Truck Accident Settlement? The vast majority of trucking accident cases are settled out of court between an insurance company and the injured party. Both are usually represented […]
If you were injured in a truck accident, you could be entitled to financial compensation – but how does a truck accident lawsuit work, how much money could you be entitled to, and what does your attorney have to prove? Here’s what you need to know.
You’ve seen the television commercials, billboards and internet ads: “If you’ve been injured in a car accident, you could be entitled to financial compensation.” But can you file a car accident lawsuit, and would you be entitled to financial compensation? Here’s what you need to know.
A slip and fall can cause serious – and long-lasting – injuries. It’s common for people to suffer for weeks, months, or even years after the accident. If you’re one of them, you could be eligible for financial compensation. First things first, though: Slip and fall injuries need immediate medical attention. Once you’ve been seen […]
Under Texas law, any victim of a car accident, truck accident or motorcycle crash has a limited time to file a lawsuit against the person responsible for the wreck. In fact, most civil lawsuits have a statute of limitations to sue for car accidents – that’s the time period the law allows for someone to […]
If you’ve been injured in a motorcycle crash, you may be entitled to financial compensation through a settlement with the other party’s insurance company or through a lawsuit. You and your personal injury attorney will need to prove a few things, though – including who’s responsible for your injuries.
Traumatic brain injury is serious – and it can affect you for the rest of your life. Fortunately, Texas law allows some people with traumatic brain injuries to file lawsuits against the person or company responsible for their injuries.
When you win a personal injury lawsuit, the judge in your case will most likely award you compensatory damages. But what are compensatory damages, and how are they different from punitive damages? Here’s what you need to know.
When you sue another person or entity, like a corporation, you could be entitled to damages when you win. The term damages refers to money a court order the losing party (or, more specifically, the losing party’s insurance company) to pay you. There are two main types of damages in Texas: punitive and compensatory.
In some personal injury lawsuits, the law allows a court to order punitive damages. However, the majority of lawsuits settle out of court, which means that your personal injury attorney and the other party’s attorney reach an agreement that you agree is satisfactory. You can only get punitive damages if you go to court and a judge awards them to you – otherwise, you’ve reached a settlement.
If you’ve lost a loved one due to a medical professional’s negligence, you may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit against those responsible. The law in Texas makes it possible to sue another person or corporation when someone dies as a result of a wrongful act, carelessness, lack of skill, neglect or default.