Motor vehicle accidents are so common that almost everyone knows someone who has sustained serious injuries or died in a collision. Although most accidents are minor and result only in damage to cars and soft tissue, every day people in Texas end up permanently injured or even dead after a traffic crash. For those left behind after a fatal car crash, it can be hard to figure out what to do next.
When people imagine motor vehicle collisions, they typically think of a crash involving two vehicles. Most accidents involve one vehicle hitting another. However, sometimes, crashes involve many vehicles, even dozens. One car after the next could end up sliding into a major, multi-vehicle collision.
After hearing news articles about multimillion-dollar personal injury verdicts, Texas car accident victims are understandably curious about the "dollar value" of their car accident claims. For this reason, the first question on the minds of people hurt by negligent drivers is usually: How much money can I pursue in my injury claim?
Your oldest son has just started his driving course and you know that it will not be much longer before he has his license. You have spent the last 16 years doing everything you can to keep him safe and very soon he is going to drive away without you.
What would you do if your car suddenly burst into flames? For one Georgetown family, this isn't a hypothetical situation.
An alarming spike in car accident fatalities has traffic safety analysts concerned. For the first time in forty years highway fatalities have jumped over 10 percent in 2015. Recent numbers are showing that the outlook for 2016 is not any better. As traffic deaths climb analysts look at smartphone apps, such as Snapchat, as a cause.
Anyone with elderly parents or grandparents knows that this is an extremely sensitive and difficult issue to face. However, as people age and their vision and reaction time get worse, they could become hazards on the roadways, to themselves and others.
Insurance policies are always confusing. Few people truly understand exactly what their different insurance policies cover, or how those policies interact and overlap to pay out benefits after an emergency.
A hit and run accidents leave victims feeling completely violated and feeling as though they have few options. When the responsible individual leaves the scene of the crime, the struck driver may not know where to turn or how to get the insurance benefits needed to cover medical bills or the costs of repair.
If you were recently involved in a car accident, are you sure your insurance company is paying out the full amount that you are entitled to under your policy? Insurance companies know that most people don't understand how the insurance industry works or the tactics they will use to deny part or all of a claim.