The Day After the Auto Crash

The day after the car crash is usually when you realize you have suffered some major personal and property injuries. The question arises: Just what do you do about it? If you don’t realize how badly you are hurt the day of the accident, then the day after will bring with it revelations that you hurt much more than you originally realized. The car, well, it may be a total write-off. Now what are you supposed to Read More

Sexual Abuse Begins at Home

Sexual Abuse Begins at Home Statistics have proven time and again that most instances of sexual abuse happen at home, within the family unit. The “stranger” scenario, while possible, does not happen very often. “The actual facts of the crime of child sexual abuse show that close to 80% of children who do suffer abuse, do so at the hands of a family member,” explained Lance Sharp of the Sharp Firm of Austin, Read More

When to Call a Lawyer for an Insurance Dispute

There does come a time when it is wise to call a professional to deal with what has become an insurance dispute. Actually, in many instances, it is even wiser to call the attorney BEFORE dealing with insurance companies. Here is the advice we give time and time again to our clients: Do not speak to insurance representatives for the other party involved in an accident; do not give statements to anyone; do not Read More

Bicycles and Cars Don’t Mix

Bikes and cars don’t mix gracefully and often there is a dangerous (and at times, lethal) crossover where the cyclist or motorcycle rider sustains serious bodily harm or even death. Unfortunately, cars and bikes – whether they are bicycles or motorcycles – don’t get much respect from car drivers. That may be for a variety of reasons, largely due to the fact they are hard to see in some areas around the car, Read More

Mobile Cell Phones Are about to Be Disabled

Let’s face it; we all know that one of the leading causes of car crashes in the USA and Canada is people talking on their cell phones. No attention to the road while driving is an accident on the way to happening. It’s just that simple. Well, good news is on its way in the war against cell phone addicted drivers who make driving hazardous due to their inattention. No this isn’t a new law enforcement gig, or a Read More

Child Abuse Law in Texas

No one wants to hear or think about child abuse. Unfortunately, it is very much alive, but hidden in the least likely places. If you’re faced with charges of child abuse, then you will need to know several things so you have an understanding of what will happen in the criminal justice system. At this point, don’t wait another minute to contact a criminal defense attorney for assistance. Child abuse is a flash Read More

What To Do in the Case of a Personal Injury

If you have been hurt by the carelessness of another person, take prompt action.  This will ensure your injury claim has the right information to get it settled. No one wants to think about getting injured, but life happens and the potential for an accident happens in the blink of an eye. The injuries caused by accidents are called personal injuries because they have happened to your body and not your property. Read More

Who May Recover in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Wrongful death suits may only be filed by some such as a surviving spouse, the next of kin or the children of the person suddenly killed. Wrongful death is never an easy thing to deal with. The sudden news that your spouse or significant other family member has died for reasons you may not understand, coupled with struggling over that catastrophic loss are enough to bring anyone to their knees. At times like this, Read More

Auto Accident Facts

Every year thousands of car and truck accidents occur on streets and highways in Texas and across the nation. Some are unavoidable, while many are the result of careless or reckless driving. When this happens, the victims of these accidents are entitled to compensation for their financial losses and suffering. In the United States, road accident statistics are startling. In 2003, the United States Department of Read More