Car Accident Laws

What is subrogation in a Texas personal injury claim?

Subrogation in a personal injury claim is the right of an entity who paid on your claim to seek repayment by another person or entity either by contract or by law. In the majority of Texas personal injury cases one or more subrogation claims arise. Addressing subrogation claims is a critical part of the work …

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What happens in a personal injury lawsuit?

A personal injury lawsuit in Texas is definitely not a fast process in most cases and depends upon the particular facts and even which county the injury occurred in. The speed a case can go to trial in Tarrant County can be different from Dallas County. However, the process is typically similar. Your first step should …

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Filed a demand letter for diminished value claim, now what?

In yesterday’s post I explained how to open negotiations with the insurance company about your diminished value claim. If you did not succeed negotiating your diminished vlue claim (sometimes called a DV claim) then you sent a demand letter. This letter should begin more serious negotiations with the insurance company. The insurance company will work …

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Keller, Texas Car Accident at 377 and Golden Triangle

Aftersome technical issues at the office Thursday I decided to head home mid-day. I almost made it home in Keller, Texas when I drove into some unusual traffic at the intersection of 377 and Golden Triangle. This intersection in Keller is a critical juncture because it is the main thoroughfare from Interstate 35-W to Southlake and Grapevine, where …

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I have been in a car accident. What Should I do? What Shouldn’t I do?

If you have been in a car accident, an insurance company will become involved in settling claims. In Texas, the insurance companies have a strong lobby and the law often benefits them more than the drivers. Unless the accident was minor and the responsible driver offered to pay out of pocket, you will most likely …

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How long will it take to settle an injury claim?

Most personal injuries, such as car accidents and premises injury claims involve an insurance company to settle an injury claim. In Fort Worth or Dallas, a claim may settle with the adjuster or the insurer may hire local Texas lawyers. The time and complexity involved in settling an injury claim or suit depends upon the injuries, the …

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How do I calculate the value of a personal injury claim?

In Texas the value of a personal injury is the result of a complex array of factors including the insurance company, the insurance policy, the type of injury, where the injury occurred, the severity of injury, lost wages and other personal financial costs, the expected future medical expenses and lost wages, the incentive to the …

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