Bexar County $2,925,000 Jury Verdict

On July 22, 2022, the Hill Law Firm secured an almost three million dollar verdict for a woman that was injured in a terrible car crash. On the date of the incident, the plaintiff was a passenger in a Lyft driven by a Lyft driver. As the Lyft driver approached an intersection wtih a…

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What Information Should Be Exchanged After a Car Crash?

As a driver in Texas, it is smart to prepare for what you should do in case you get into a car accident. The odds of eventually getting into a crash are somewhat high; in 2019, one reportable crash occurred in Texas every 56 seconds (source: the Texas Department of Transportation). Knowing what to…

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What If Your Car Accident Is Out-of-State?

A car accident while traveling out of state can mean an even more difficult insurance process than usual. The laws in the state where the accident took place can affect your rights and recovery options. The state’s liability laws may make it hard to understand who is responsible for your losses. You may need…

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Determining Liability in a Failure-to-Yield Accident

Car accidents cause a high number of injuries and deaths each year. The Texas Department of Transportation reported 15,843 serious injuries from crashes and 3,610 deaths in 2019 alone. Determining liability is a necessary step for an injured car accident victim who wishes to recover compensation. When a car accident occurs due to someone’s…

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Can a Pedestrian Be Liable for a Car Accident?

When a vehicle strikes a pedestrian, the pedestrian can suffer life-changing or even fatal injuries. The severity of a pedestrian’s injuries often makes people assume that fault must rest with the driver of the vehicle. However, this is not always the case. If the pedestrian was breaking one of Texas’ traffic laws or behaving…

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Auto Safety Devices: Shatter Resistant Glass

One of the oldest and most common safety features on cars is the shatter-resistant glass that is mandatory on cars made and sold in the United States. The reason laminated glass is mandatory, at least for the windshield, is because it keeps the glass from shattering into dangerous sharp pieces. Instead, it typically confines…

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What If You Get Hit By a Government Vehicle?

In Texas, the fault-based car insurance law is relatively simple. The driver responsible for causing the car accident will have to pay damages. If that driver was on-duty as a government agent at the time of the crash or the car was a government vehicle, the claims process may not be as straightforward. When…

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Auto Safety Devices: Electronic Stability Control

Electronic Stability Control (ESC) is available on many new cars. Of course, if safety officials get their way, it will be on all vehicles very soon. This technology has proven to be a great help to drivers. That is especially true for those who need to maintain control of their vehicles during extreme steering…

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How to Check for Vehicle Safety Recalls

Not all vehicles come off the assembly line road-ready. Some contain dangerous defects from the manufacturer or distributor. These defects can impact the safety and roadworthiness of a motor vehicle, as well as its ability to protect occupants in a crash. Although manufacturers have high standards of care in terms of vehicle safety, many…

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Emergency Items to Keep in Your Car

You cannot predict a roadside emergency, but you can prepare for one. Having the right emergency equipment in your car can literally be life-saving under dire circumstances. Even if the situation is not life or death, having emergency gear on hand can make you safer, calmer and more comfortable while you wait for help…

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