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How Much Do Insurance Companies Pay for Pain and Suffering?

February 7, 2020 / Personal Injury

How much do insurance companies pay for pain and suffering? If you’ve been injured in an accident — whether it’s a car wreck, workplace incident, slip and fall, or other circumstance — you should be compensated for medical bills, personal property replacement and repair, and other easily quantifiable damages. But pain and suf [...]

How Do I Get an Oilfield Injury Settlement?

March 13, 2020 / Worker Injuries

If you were hurt on the job, you may wonder, how do I get an oilfield injury settlement? As the oil and natural gas industries in Texas continue to grow, they require more and more workers for all phases of production. Oilfields are inherently dangerous work sites, teeming with heavy machinery, high pressure lines, confined spaces an [...]

How Much Will a Truck Accident Lawsuit Cost Me?

June 3, 2020 / Truck Wrecks

If you have been hurt in a wreck with a commercial truck, you may be wondering, “How much will a truck accident lawsuit cost me?” Truck drivers have to obey the same traffic laws we all do, of course. But they and their employers are also required to follow state and federal rules specific to the industry. If they fail to do so, [...]

Can You Sue a Trucking Company After an Accident?

December 3, 2020 / Truck Wrecks

The answer to this question is often “yes.” You can sue a trucking company after an accident in some cases. Here are the reasons you may be able to sue, depending on your case:

  • Many truck drivers are employees of trucking companies. When drivers drive negligently and cause crashes, the companies they work for can be h [...]

How Do You Determine Who Is at Fault in a Car Accident?

December 10, 2020 / Car Accidents

When a car accident happens, finding out who caused it is key to getting compensation for your injuries. But how do you determine who is at fault in a car accident? Determining fault in a car accident can be very complicated. Many drivers involved in accidents don’t admit fault. And as a driver involved in a crash, you shouldn’t [...]

Can You Sue for Pain and Suffering After a Car Accident?

December 17, 2020 / Car Accidents

Can you sue for pain and suffering after a car accident? In Texas, the answer is “yes.” When you are hurt in a crash due to another’s negligence, you can sue for compensation for the physical and emotional pain and trauma you’re feeling. This is in addition to asking for reimbursement for doctor bills, hospital expenses, drug [...]

How Much Does a Semi-Truck Weigh?

December 24, 2020 / Truck Wrecks

When you are passing a massive big-rig on the road, do you ever wonder “just how much does a semi-truck weigh? Here are some answers:

  • A semi-tractor without a trailer can weigh up to 25,000 pounds.
  • A semi-truck with an empty trailer weighs around 35,000 pounds.
  • An 18-wheeler with a loaded trailer c [...]

How Much is My Car Accident Settlement Worth?

December 31, 2020 / Car Accidents

People who’ve been injured in car crashes may wonder “how much is my car accident settlement worth?” The answer to this question is different for every car accident case. How much a car accident settlement may be worth depends upon all the circumstances involved. Some accident settlements are worth thousands of dollars, some te [...]

What Is the Average Settlement for a Motorcycle Accident?

January 12, 2021 / Vehicle Accidents

With more than 1,800 victims each year suffering a serious injury following a Texas motorcycle accident, it comes as no surprise that victims ask the question, “What is the average settlement for a motorcycle accident?” Consideration of various factors, including the extent of a victim’s injuries, is necessary to address this q [...]

Who Pays for a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

April 1, 2021 / Personal Injury

If you lost a family member due to another party’s negligent or intentional actions, you may be able to get compensation through a wrongful death lawsuit. In a successful wrongful death claim, the person or entity that caused the death (or their insurer) pays survivors of the person who died. There are a wide variety of acciden [...]