What to Do if You Are Hit by an Underinsured Motorist

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Car accidents are stressful enough on their own, and can be especially so if you are involved in a collision with an uninsured or underinsured motorist (UIM). The best way to protect yourself and your family in the event of a car accident with an uninsured or underinsured motorist is to make sure you have […]

COVID-19: Can I Meet With an Injury Attorney Online?

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Attorney Gregory Herrman | 888-981-1283 | Free Consult “What you really ought to do is pull out your phone… and start taking pictures of the scene.” If you’re injured by the negligence of someone else, it’s important to contact a lawyer as soon as you can. Many face-to-face services have shifted to the digital space […]

What Evidence Should You Gather Immediately After a Work Accident?

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Work injuries are remarkably common, and workers’ compensation laws may vary between states and may or may not be sufficient to cover the expenses incurred by a work injury. In some cases, you may even be eligible to file a personal injury claim in addition to workers’ compensation. Regardless of how you decide to seek […]

How Can Texas Healthcare Workers Receive Workers’ Compensation?

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Healthcare workers work around many hazards while in their jobs, especially in times of health crises and limited resources. It is especially important, in times of increased danger, that these workers understand how to receive fair and swift workers’ compensation should they suffer an injury or ailment as a result of their job duties. Texas […]

Spinal Cord Injury Recovery: How Can a Lawyer Help?

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Spinal cord injuries (SCIs) tend to be severe and life-altering, and the recovery process can be grueling both financially and emotionally. Returning to everyday life after an SCI can be a difficult transition. Returning to your old life may be impossible as many SCIs involve the partial or even total loss of mobility, which could […]

Do You Have a Product Liability Case?

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When an injury occurs due to using a specific product, it can be difficult to know if the injuries were due to user error or a truly defective product. There are some specific signs to look for which could indicate a legitimate product defect, in which case you would be eligible to file a product […]

Can You Meet With a Bankruptcy Attorney Online?

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Attorney David Shuster | 888-365-0921 | Free Consults “So what they can expect is essentially anything that they would need in an attorney and any question that they have could be answered in a more efficient process for both parties thanks to technology.” During this extraordinary health crisis, everyone is seeking to minimize person-to-person contact […]

Who is Legally Responsible When a Dog Bites?

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If you or a loved one were injured by a dog bite, who is legally responsible? The simple answer is the dog’s owner, but there may be extenuating circumstances that can place the liability on other parties instead of or in addition to the dog’s owner. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), over […]

What to Do if You’ve Been Hit by a Drunk Driver

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According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), one in three people are likely to be involved in a drunk driving collision, with drunk driving accidents accounting for 28 percent of fatalities on the road. Even when a drunk driving collision does not result in deaths, it often involves massive damage to property and […]

Can You Post Pictures of a Car Accident on Social Media?

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Ben Dominguez | 888-981-5244 | Free Consult Can you post pictures of a car accident on social media? If you’ve been in a car accident, posting a picture, status, or Tweet about the crash can have unintended consequences. Remember that anything you post on social media can be used against you in a legal proceeding. […]

Can Car Insurance Help After a Bike Accident?

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Aaron Allison | 888-300-1476 | Free Consult Can car insurance help after a bike accident? You may be searching for help covering costs related to a bike accident. The good news is, your car insurance might be able to help. As Aaron Allison explains in this video, your insurance policy follows you, not your car. […]

Why Do Companies Favor Arbitration?

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Attorney Aaron Allison | 888-300-1476 | FREE Consult | No Out-Of-Pocket Fees What should you do if you’re injured on the job? Workers’ compensation may be an option, depending on what state you live in and whether your employer is obligated to provide it. In some cases, you may have the right to file a […]

Why That Truck Accident May Not Have Been the Truck Driver’s Fault

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Truck driver fatigue is a leading cause of truck accidents. As many as 13 percent of commercial truck drivers are fatigued at the time of a crash, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)’s Large Truck Crash Causation Study. The FMCSA notes that truck driver fatigue can result from inadequate sleep, lengthy hours […]

Why You Shouldn’t Tweet After a Car Accident

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If you’ve been in a bad car accident, the road to recovery can take a while. If you make this common mistake after your accident, you’re going to delay it further. If you’ve sustained some major injuries, you need to be able to prove that these injuries are taking a toll on your life for […]

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ERISA is a Legal Minefield—Don’t Go it Alone

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ERISA is the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. If an employer offers insurance as a part of its benefits package (healthcare, dental, vision, disability or any other insurance), they must comply with the policies outlined in ERISA. When you get hurt and seek ERISA benefits, you must submit a claim to your insurance […]

4 Tips for Navigating a Contract Dispute

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There’s a scene in The Office where Michael Scott is appalled at his intern, Ryan, for predicting in his class presentation that their paper company would be obsolete within five to ten years. Ryan insists that it wasn’t personal, to which Michael responds: “Business is always personal. It’s the most personal thing in the world.” […]

What If I’m in a Car Accident While on the Clock?

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Are employers ever responsible if their employees are involved in car accidents? The short answer? Yes. But not always. There are a couple factors that must be true for your employer to be liable for damages sustained in a car accident. When is Your Employer Liable? Here is an example to demonstrate a situation where […]

Interview: What is ERISA?

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Insurance companies might sound friendly on the phone. Keep in mind that they are not your friend. They are designed to save themselves money whenever possible, even if that means leaving their claimants high and dry. Stephen Nagle is the founder of Stephen G. Nagle & Associates. He is based in Austin, TX and devotes […]