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The Average Wrongful Death Settlement in Houston, TX

What is the average settlement for a wrongful death claim in Houston, TX? After losing a loved in an accident, it won’t be the first question on your mind. However, it’s an understandable question. The loss of a loved one completely alters your life, and you may find yourself pursuing a lawsuit.  There’s no amount… Continue reading The Average Wrongful Death Settlement in Houston, TX

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Is Texas a No-Fault State?

No, Texas is not a no-fault state for car insurance claims. Texas is a “tort” or “at-fault” state, which means the person who caused the accident is liable for damages such as medical bills, car repair costs, pain and suffering, and other losses. Because of this, accident victims in Texas also have the option to… Continue reading Is Texas a No-Fault State?

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What Is a Deposition?

So, what is a deposition? What does it mean for a personal injury claim?  A deposition, a crucial part of the discovery process in civil litigation, is a sworn testimony taken out of court. This legal procedure allows both parties to uncover facts, identify potential witnesses, and collect information that could be significant for the… Continue reading What Is a Deposition?

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Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable? A Comprehensive Guide

Many people who have suffered from a personal injury secure settlements or awards as compensation for their pain and suffering. However, a question that frequently emerges in the aftermath of such settlements is, “Are personal injury settlements taxable?” This question is particularly important for victims seeking to understand the full implications of their legal victories.… Continue reading Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable? A Comprehensive Guide

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What Is PIP Insurance in Texas?

What is PIP insurance? How does it work in Texas? It’s important to understand your auto insurance coverage. So let’s look at everything you need to know about Personal Injury Protection (PIP) coverage.  How Does PIP Insurance Work in Texas? Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance is a type of first-party auto insurance that provides coverage… Continue reading What Is PIP Insurance in Texas?

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Texas Claims Against Property Owners for Inadequate Security: Understanding Liability and Duty of Care

Under Texas law, there’s a hybrid version of your standard premises liability claim. This hybrid is a claim against the owner of the property for providing inadequate security.    So, can you hold a property owner liable for an attack or damage to your property on their premises? Do property managers and owners owe a… Continue reading Texas Claims Against Property Owners for Inadequate Security: Understanding Liability and Duty of Care

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Loss of Consortium in Texas: Everything You Need to Know

When you have to deal with the loss of consortium in Texas, it’s never easy. Losing a loved one is an overwhelming experience. Moreover, when someone experiences this loss due to the negligence of another, there’s more than one victim who suffers.  Whether in a car accident or from a catastrophic injury, the person injured… Continue reading Loss of Consortium in Texas: Everything You Need to Know

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How Much Does a Lawyer Cost?

“How much does a lawyer cost?” It’s a common question that people wonder about before they reach out to a personal injury attorney about a claim. After all, in an overwhelming and expensive situation, you don’t want it to grow even more expensive.  Lawyers almost always charge for their representation. However, in personal injury claims,… Continue reading How Much Does a Lawyer Cost?

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