Obviously, when car accidents occur, the injuries can be catastrophic due to the weight of the vehicles involved, and the speed of the vehicles involved. Even a car accident at speeds below 20 MPH can cause serious injuries, or even result in death. While no two San Antonio car accidents are exactly the same, as an [...]
If you’ve been in an accident, and are handling the property damage portion of your claim on your own, you may have heard the claims adjuster mention the term “actual case value” of your vehicle, and wondered what determines a vehicle’s “actual cash value.” This term is generally used when the car is being considered for [...]
As an injury lawyer, I often get asked whether drivers should have PIP and UM/UIM coverage. In the last couple of years I have noticed a significant increase in car accidents involving uninsured drivers. This could be a result of the recent economic downturn, or perhaps an influx of undocumented immigrants who are not able to [...]
FAQ: After Getting Injured a San Antonio Auto Accident, Can I Negotiate after the Insurance Company’s Initial Settlement Offer?
As a personal injury law firm, one question that we get asked frequently is about the fairness of insurance company offers, and whether or not the insurance company will negotiate with someone who isn't represented by an attorney. When you’re recovering from your injuries following a San Antonio auto accident, the insurance company may give you [...]
After a San Antonio car accident, the immediate priority is to recover from any injuries you may have sustained from the collision. Unfortunately, many people who have been in a San Antonio auto accident aren’t informed of their rights, particularly when it comes to compensation for their injuries, car repair costs, and more. They may be [...]
For those injured in a Texas car accident as a result of the negligence of another driver, there are specific elements you must prove in order to be entitled to recover for your injuries. While bodily injury is an element, simply being hurt isn’t sufficient to have a valid claim – you must also prove that [...]
Different Types of Distracted Driving As distracted driving month comes to a conclusion, we want to remind the great citizens of San Antonio, and South Texas, of some of the dangers of distracted driving. While mobile phone use while driving, including both texting and talking, is one of the main distractions that account for most distracted [...]
In 2013 there were more than 550 motor vehicle fatalities on Texas roadways, and many more accidents that resulted in catastrophic injuries, such as paralysis and traumatic brain injuries (TBI). Not to mention those accidents that resulted in minor injuries, such as soft tissue damages, and property damage. And, while these statistics are scary, the good [...]
Epidural Steroid Injection (ESI) Treatments for Pain Relief after a serious Car Accident San Antonio injury attorney discusses ESI treatment.
Because of the violent nature of most car accidents, there are many accident victims that suffer from spine injuries, such as herniated discs. Living with this type of disc injury is very painful, and can also cause victims to make dramatic changes to the way they conduct day to day activities. However, there are many treatment [...]
FAQ: Do I Have to Give A Recorded Statement to the Insurance Company? What if I can’t Avoid Giving a Recorded Statement?
Since I first became a San Antonio car accident lawyer, I’ve noticed that many insurance companies have become more adamant about demanding recorded statements from victims of auto accidents, even if these statements aren’t required by law. First of all, you can ALWAYS avoid giving a recorded statement to the insurance company of the other driver [...]