The human body takes a lot of punishment during a typical lifetime. Muscle strains, broken bones and lacerations may heal, but those parts of the body affected by them are never quite the same again. Therefore, it shouldn't be surprising to know that a serious injury to the spinal cord in a car accident, sporting accident or fall (among other traumas) causes lasting effects that may change your life forever.
Although drivers are required to carry insurance coverage, our personal injury law firm recommends seeking legal advice as soon as possible after a motor vehicle accident. The reason is strategic: An insurance carrier may not provide the best result unless it knows that a crash victim is willing and able to hold a negligent driver accountable in a civil court of law. That leverage often results in a more favorable settlement offer.
If you have been hurt in a truck accident in Texas, you know the devastating consequences that these collisions can have, physically, emotionally and financially. While you may feel completely overwhelmed by the aftermath of your accident, it is important to turn to a knowledgeable legal ally who can help you effectively deal with the matters at hand.
Imagine you are driving your children to school. As you slow at a yield sign before merging with traffic, your vehicle is slammed from behind by a driver in another car.
In the U.S., we are always on the move, squeezing any extra seconds we can out of our day through multi-tasking. This has led to an epidemic that claims thousands of lives and injures hundreds of thousands more every year. Distracted driving is the leading cause of car accidents in the US. What can you do to help fight this growing trend? First, you need to get informed.
For over twenty years, The Guerra Law Firm has provided legal services in the areas of criminal law, immigration and personal injury.
Why does a recent study call summer the "100 deadliest days" on American roads? With the end of the school year, millions of teen drivers have free time to hang out, text their friends, talk on their cell phones and drive around. Unfortunately, these activities often take place at the same time! On roads in Texas and throughout the country, this influx of young (and often distracted) drivers leads to a marked increase in traffic accidents.