Aviation Accident Cases

March 1, 2019

Aviation accident cases are unique forms of cases. For instance, if you are injured by a Part 121 air carrier (Southwest, United or Jet Blue) this type of case is handled under a different set of rules. Aviation Situation Injuries An example of an aviation accident case could involve a bad landing due to an … Read More

Wrongful Death Cases

March 1, 2019

A wrongful death case is limited to who can collect from the death of a family member, including the spouse and children. Even adult children can have claims against the person or company or other entity that caused the death. Other family members can be parties to a wrongful death such as a mother and … Read More

Gap in Treatment – Why Insurance Companies Will Not Pay

September 12, 2018

When you are injured, the duty is to the person who caused your accident. And the insurance company of the person who caused the accident is not your friend. Let me explain it like this: Accident Case = $25,000 in damages Insurance Company = pays out 250,000 claims at $25,000 dollars Total for Insurance Companies … Read More

Can I Get as Much as an Attorney on My Injury Case?

August 11, 2018

Does it say Attorney at Law behind you name? Do you file lawsuits? Do you know now to do a Stower’s Demand? Do you know how build medicals for presentation to an insurance carrier? Do you know how to present an MRI report to the insurance company? Do you know what a minimum impact is … Read More

Hospital Liens and How Providers are Filing False Liens

August 11, 2018

Texas has a statute (law) enacted by the legislature years ago, to help protect the hospital in collecting funds for injured people who are admitted to the hospital from an accident caused by another.  Simply. If a person causes an accident and hurts you and your are admitted to a hospital within 72 hours of … Read More

It’s About the Medical in Accident Cases

July 30, 2018

Accident cases are about the injury and the medical needed to bring the person back to where they were before the accident. Sometimes the person has long-term injuries and requires long-term treatment. When you are injured in an accident, there is no duty of the person or company that caused the injury to pay you. … Read More

Slip And Fall Accidents Under Texas Law

May 18, 2017

Any type of slip and fall or trip caused by a defect or some other party’s negligence are extremely difficult to “win” in Texas.  The case that the Texas Supreme Court “re-engineered” to make it more difficult to recover is called Keetch vs. Kroger.  The underlying accident on this case occurred in a Kroger grocery … Read More

Rules of the Insurance Road

May 18, 2017

You are injured.  You have medical conditions that are affecting your life.  You don’t know what to do because you were injured by a person or company that has insurance. Rule One You don’t have the training or financial ability to fight an insurance company. Rule Two Insurance companies must take in more money than … Read More

Haleigh Passed the Bar!

May 4, 2017

The law firm is very pleased to announce that our very own Haleigh Shanks has passed the bar and we have another attorney in our ranks! Haleigh joined the law firm in 2009, after completing her associate’s degree in paralegal studies. As senior litigation legal assistant, she played a major role in the firm’s trial preparations, even in the … Read More

Minor Impact Can Equal Serious Injury

January 12, 2017

It takes a minimum amount of an impact in an accident to cause injury.  The insurance companies tell juries, “That lady cannot have a herniated disc because the impact was not that hard?”   Needless to say juries fall for this tactic.  It’s not the amount of damages to the vehicle or the fall, but how … Read More