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Why Insurance Companies Take Forever to Resolve Personal Injury Claims

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Insurance Companies Can Be Difficult To Work With When considering whether filing personal injury claims is the right move for you, a common question we are asked is how long the case will take. Unfortunately, there is no straightforward answer here. One of the main reasons determining how long a case will take is difficult is because of insurance companies. …

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Deadline to File a Personal Injury Case in Dallas, Texas

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Every State Has Different Statute of Limitations If you have been injured or involved in an accident, you may be wondering what it takes to file a personal injury claim in Texas. Every state has a different statute of limitations (the deadline to file a lawsuit), which is one of the reasons to hire an experienced personal injury attorney. Before you …

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7 Weird Driving Laws in Texas

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Every State Has Its Fair Share of Weird Laws All states have different driving laws, many of which you’ve probably never heard of. The Lone Star State is no exception. If you live in Texas, there’s a good chance you’ve broken one of the laws – albeit inadvertently. The good news is that you probably won’t get a ticket for …

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How Drugged Driving Causes Car Wrecks

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Drugged Driving is Just as Dangerous as Drunk Driving We see a lot in the news about drunk driving, or driving under the influence of alcohol, but what about drugged driving? While it may not get as much as attention, drugged driving is just as dangerous as driving after having a couple of drinks. Regardless of what the drug is, …

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What is a Stowers Demand?

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The Stowers doctrine is a time-sensitive demand that is sent to third-party insurance agencies with the intention of putting pressure on the insurance company to either pay the policy limits, settle a claim, or risk being liable for a verdict that is in excess of the policy limit. This doctrine only applies to cases in Texas.  What is the History of Stowers …

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How to Protect Yourself from Personal Injury During Lyft and Uber Rides

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Accidents Do Happen in Lyft and Uber Rides Accidents of any kind can carry devastating repercussions, even if you were a passenger in a rideshare service like Uber and Lyft. In fact, new reports indicate rideshare accidents are on the rise. While many of us choose to take Uber or Lyft as a safe alternative to driving ourselves, this doesn’t …

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Important Litigation Terms You Need to Know

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Knowing Key Litigation Terms Can Help You in Your Case Many people go through life without ever having a run-in with the law, making it easy to neglect taking the time to learn some of the most common litigation terms. Others, however, understand all too well why it is important to educate yourself about the meaning of the most referenced …

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How to Protect Yourself from Car Wrecks in 2020

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Prepare Yourself for Potential Car Wrecks Resolutions are common with the start of any new year, but most people focus on eating better, going to the gym, and self-improvement. Because car wrecks are so common in Texas and throughout the country, maybe it’s time to take control and protect yourself from accidents and injury in 2020. Accidents happen every single …

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The Judicial Climate in Lake Charles, Louisiana

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The Louisiana Judicial System Can Be Difficult to Navigate Alone Louisiana is a complex state, home to one of the highest unemployment rates in the nation, as well as a bustling manufacturing sector. Although the state’s motto is “Union, Justice, and Confidence,” it seems the judicial climate is one of the most unbalanced in the nation. Unfortunately, Louisiana’s civil court …

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Car Wreck Police Reports in Texas: What You Should Know

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Police Reports are Crucial to Car Wrecks Car accidents happen every single day on city streets, rural roads, and highways across America. Unfortunately, the holidays are more prone to these types of accidents than at any other time of the year. With all the family gatherings, holiday shopping, and company parties taking place during the holiday season, the last thing …