Categories for Personal Injury

A Letter of Protection (LOP) is something used in the U.S. legal system that helps those hurt in an accident get proper medical treatment for their injuries. Health insurance can be costly and many people are unable to afford it and still manage to pay all of their other bills. When someone is injured in an accident that happens to be someone else’s fault, they...

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In most cities, a person walking across the street has the right of way because they are the more vulnerable entity between the person and any vehicle driving near them. So when we consider any accidents between cars and pedestrians, we first believe that the driver of the vehicle is the one that’s at fault. Interestingly, this isn’t always the case, as some pedestrians can...

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If you’ve been injured in the workplace, your first course of action(after seeking medical attention) is likely to file a workers’ compensation claim. Since employees in the United States are covered under federal workers’ compensation laws, they’ll be paid for their injuries, but they’re normally not allowed to also file lawsuits against their employers for damages related to the injury. So the question becomes whether...

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Slips and falls in the workplace can almost always be prevented with some smart planning and safe forethought. Every year, millions of dollars are paid out as compensation for lawsuits and settlements involving injuries in the workplace that could have been prevented. If you’re a victim of an accident that happened at your place of employment, you should definitely seek both medical attention and legal...

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The statistics are staggering when you consider how many people are either injured or killed in car accidents because of distracted drivers, many of whom were dealing with their smartphones just before the incident. The Center For Disease Control and Prevention estimates that eight people are killed every day as a result of a vehicular accident caused by distracted drivers in the United States. That...

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Getting into any vehicular accident is horrible news, but the difference between getting into a car wreck and a truck accident can vary greatly, depending on the size and speed of the truck. More mass equals much more damage – damage that often leads to more serious injuries and death. The National Institute of Traffic and Highway Safety notes that about 73 percent of all truck...

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One of the worst incidents that can happen on an American highway is when a big, 18-wheel, tractor-trailer gets into a wreck at a high speed rate. Whether it’s the driver losing control and jack-knifing because he was a distracted driver, or a small passenger car caused the accident, it can be difficult determining who is at fault for big-rig wrecks. Since these types of...

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When you get into a motor vehicle accident, you’re often in a state of shock, dealing with both emotional and physical distress that could cause you to misstep–especially when insurance is involved. Anything you say or do could end up affecting the money you get paid as compensation for an insurance claim. Filing a Car Accident Insurance Claim Do’s & Don’ts Below is a baker’s...

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Lately it seems as though there are more incidents of cars going the opposite direction on the highways, so it’s incumbent upon ourselves to find ways to avoid wrong-way drivers in order to protect ourselves and our families. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) estimates that about 400 people are killed every year because of wrong-way drivers. We hope cities and states will begin improving...

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Volvo has almost always been a manufacturer of some of the safest automobiles on the roads in America. But, the Swedish automobile company has taken that reputation and built on it, recently announcing their goal to make death proof cars by 2020. They plan to make their automobiles so safe by 2020, that they would prevent anyone from being killed or seriously injured. Obviously, owning...

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When employees use company cars or trucks and then get into traffic accidents, what’s the corporate liability in that situation? In other words, is the employer liable, as well as the driver? If you’ve been in an accident with someone driving an employer’s car, that’s the question you want answered – who’s liable when an employee causes a vehicular accident while they’re working? The answer:...

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As a truck accident law firm, we see a lot of cases involving commercial trucks and cars. Large truck accidents are incredibly dangerous and for many, can cause more long term problems than an accident between two similar sized cars. Truck drivers have to become licensed in order to drive across the state or across the country because the size of the trucks and trailers...

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Motorcycle drivers need more help in the state of Texas than in any other state. The Federal Highway Administration showed that there are 675,580 total lane miles in the state of Texas. That’s nearly twice as big as California, the state with the second-most total lane miles at 394,608, and almost as much as both California and Illinois (the second and third states) combined (just...

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For the past several decades, we have all seen enough movies and TV shows to think we know how things work with a car accident, from the initial actions to the judicial proceedings when someone is eventually sued and taken to court. Hiring a Dallas auto accident lawyer is your best step toward knowing what is fact or fiction. Popular culture has actually skewed reality...

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Parking lots might be where you’re used to driving the slowest in your car, but you might be interested to find out that nearly 20 percent of all accidents happen in parking lots. If one in five accidents happen in a parking lot, then there’s much more going on there than just some slow driving. People driving around in parking lots are distracted, thinking about...

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Getting into an accident of any kind can be a traumatic and frightening experience. We are shaken up and it’s tough to think clearly about next steps. For instance, we wonder, Should I talk to an attorney first, or should I call my insurance company?” Whether you were at fault or you were the victim of someone else’s negligent driving, you should call a truck...

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For those that have been injured in an accident, hiring a Dallas motorcycle accident attorney is an important decision that you need to consider. While most people should be able to file a personal injury claim with an insurance company on their own, it’s sometimes wise to let a personal injury attorney take care of your claims. Personal injury attorneys they know the legal process,...

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Have you been in a serious accident and are in need of a Fort Worth personal injury attorney? It’s important to find someone that is competent and experienced who can properly represent you in litigation and get you proper compensation. But there’s more to choosing the right representation than just looking for someone that’s been doing it for a while. 5 Questions For Choosing a...

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If you’ve been injured on the job in Texas and you’re expecting to receive a settlement by your employer for their negligence, you’ll need to file a worker’s compensation claim to get the process rolling. The first question, though, is asking if you should file a worker’s compensation claim or a personal injury lawsuit. If you decide to file a claim, the second question is...

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… and They Have an Accident Car insurance can be tricky, especially when you start talking about accident liability when the car isn’t in your possession. So what happens if you loan your car to a friend and they get into an accident? Does your insurance pay or does their insurance pay? Will you be liable for any damages they incur if they hit another...

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Quite often, someone that has been involved in a truck accident, where a commercial truck has hit their car, believes that both car and truck accidents are similar – both medically and in the eyes of the law. But there are actually several differences, and if you are looking for a Houston truck accident lawyer, like the attorneys at the Fears Nachawati Law Firm, you...

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On the morning of Friday February 12, 2016, two people were seriously injured as a result of a motor vehicle collision in the Bryan-College Station area.  According to officials, the car accident took place near the intersection of Harvey Mitchell Parkway and Raymond Stotzer Parway.  Authorities stated that Tucker Ford, a 25 year old male of College Station, Texas, was driving a Ford Explorer northbound...

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On Tuesday, July 22, 2014, the Fears | Nachawati Law Firm personal injury legal team appeared in the 44th Judicial District Court in Dallas County under Presiding Judge, the Honorable Carlos R. Cortez, to litigate for their client, Donald R. Maddox. The civil case of Donald R. Maddox v. Inland Truck Parts Company developed as a result of a mechanical failure. On October 4, 2010,...

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  On Wednesday, July 17, 2013, Fears | Nachawati Law Firm Counsel Garnett Hendrix  and his personal injury  legal team, appeared in the 160th District Court in Dallas County under Presiding Judge, the Honorable Jim Jordan, to litigate for their client; Plaintiff Deron Taylor. The case of Deron T.  Taylor  v.  Clifton R. Carr and Native Oil Field Services, LLC, developed as a result of...

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All bankruptcy debtors will tell their bankruptcy attorneys about cases in which they are defendants. Debtors are always anxious to stop a lawsuit and rid themselves of any dischargeable obligations. The problem with lawsuits usually arises when the debtor is the plaintiff, or has a claim that has not yet been filed. For instance, suffering a personal injury caused by someone else and then filing...

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Any claim that a debtor may have at the time a bankruptcy case is filed is considered an asset and must be disclosed to the bankruptcy court. This includes lawsuits that are currently pending in court or through an administrative process, and those that are not yet filed. Social Security Disability claims, Worker’s Compensation claims, unemployment claims, class action lawsuits, and personal injury lawsuits are...

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The Washington Times reports that this year’s White House budget projects that the national debt will top $15 trillion in 2011, equaling the size of the entire U.S. economy. By the end of the fiscal year on September 30, the national debt is expected to be $15.476 trillion, or 102.6 percent of the U.S. Gross Domestic Product. The Obama administration also projects that the U.S....

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A bankruptcy case is part lawsuit, part financial audit.  The debtor is asking the bankruptcy court to order creditors to accept payments over time, or in some cases to order the discharge of a debt without any payment.  Either way, the debtor is expected to make an accounting of assets, debts, income, and expenses and conclusively prove the debtor’s present inability to repay certain financial...

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