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Posted on January 30, 2023

How Much is My Car Accident Worth?

Since every car accident claim is different, there is no simple answer for how much your case is worth. The amount of compensation you can recover will depend on many factors unique to your accident and situation. Therefore, here is a general explanation of how a car accident case’s value is determined.  Accident Expenses...
Posted on January 13, 2023

Who’s at Fault in a Rear-End Collision?

Liability for a rear-end accident usually falls on the rear car unless the leading driver’s negligence led to the crash. Therefore, who is at fault must be decided on a case-by-case basis, depending on which driver caused the collision.  How is Liability Decided in a Rear End Accident? Since Texas is a fault-based state...
Posted on January 10, 2023

Am I Required to Wear a Seatbelt in Houston?

Drivers and passengers in vehicles traveling in Houston and throughout Texas are required by law to wear a seatbelt. However, there are a few exemptions.  Texas Seatbelt Laws Vehicle passengers eight years and older must wear seatbelts no matter where they are seated. Children younger than eight years must be in a child safety...
Posted on January 6, 2023

Study Finds More Than Half of Car Crash Victims Under the Influence

Just before the Holidays, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released the findings of a new study, showing that about 55% of people involved in serious road accidents, including fatal car crashes, tested positive for one or more drugs or alcohol. Driving under the influence, which impairs drivers’ ability to think and...
Posted on January 5, 2023

What are the Early Signs of Paralysis After an Accident?

Any damage to the spinal cord in an accident can be catastrophic, leaving a victim with permanent impairments. The most severe is paralysis, which is a partial or total loss of muscle function in part of the body.  Signs of Paralysis After an Accident Some of the common symptoms that can suggest a spinal...
Posted on January 3, 2023

Defensive Driving Facts and Statistics

With the high risk of being involved in a car accident, it is critical to drive defensively. Although you cannot control other motorists’ actions, defensive driving can increase your chances of a safe trip.  What is Defensive Driving? Defensive driving involves using techniques to reduce the risk of a crash by remaining alert, being...