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Auto Accidents

How to Deal With Insurance Adjusters After a Car Crash

Someone with the title of insurance claims adjuster will contact you shortly after you file an auto accident insurance claim in Texas. It is important to understand the adjuster’s goals for your conversation, as well as to prepare what you will say ahead of time. Otherwise, you could make a critical error. The claims adjuster…

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How Is Liability Determined in Texas Car Accidents?

Liability is a major factor in car accident cases in Texas. Texas uses a conventional fault-based insurance system, meaning determining liability is necessary before a car accident victim can call an insurance company to submit a claim. The insurance provider of the at-fault party will be responsible for paying damages. Determining liability and proving it…

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Do I Have to Go to Court After a Car Accident?

One of the most common concerns among car accident victims is whether filing an insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit means they will have to go to court. In general, you will not have to go to court to obtain compensation for your damages after an auto accident. The vast majority of car accident and…

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Another Wrong-Way Driver Causes a Texas Accident

In a fatal crash on Highway 99/Grand Parkway early yesterday morning, the driver of a  pickup truck that was driving northbound in the southbound lanes of that freeway very early Tuesday morning, according to police officials in Fort Bend County. The crash happened near West Bellport. According to the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s office, the…

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How Is Fault Determined in a Texas Car Accident?

After a car accident, one of the tasks you will need to complete before obtaining financial recovery is to determine fault. Texas is a traditional tort-based state, meaning you will seek reimbursement for your damages from the party at-fault for causing your car accident. You or your lawyer will need to determine and prove fault…

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Is Texas a No-Fault State?

Two types of states exist in terms of car accident insurance claims: fault and no-fault, with some hybrids. It is important to know which type of state you live in, so you know how to claim compensation for your injuries after a crash. Whether you live in a fault or no-fault state determines if you…

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What to Do if You’ve Been Rear-Ended in San Antonio

Rear-end collisions make up a large percentage of injury and property-damage-only crashes in Texas. Crash causes such as speeding, tailgating, aggressive driving, unsafe lane changes, and broken taillights frequently result in rear-end accidents. A rear-end collision can be catastrophic or fatal, especially if it involves a large rear vehicle such as a commercial truck. If…

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What Happens If an At-Fault Driver Is Uninsured in Texas?

Not every driver in San Antonio takes his or her legal responsibilities seriously. Many drive illegally, without valid driver’s licenses or adequate car insurance. If an uninsured or underinsured driver crashes into you, Texas’ fault laws may be of no use. You may not be able to file a claim with the at-fault driver’s insurance…

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Should You Contact a Lawyer After a Car Crash?

In 2018, one reported car crash occurred every 58 seconds in Texas, according to the Department of Transportation. The state reported almost 15,000 serious injuries and 3,700 deaths related to car crashes in 2018. A car accident lawyer can be extremely beneficial to a victim with serious injuries after a vehicle collision. Where major injuries…

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