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What Are the Rules About Texting and Driving in Texas?

The rise of smartphones has made texting and driving a nationwide problem, and Texas has been hit hard. According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), in just one recent year, there were 109,658 accidents statewide involving distracted driving. The crashes killed 405 people and injured 3,087 more. In other words, distracted driving caused approximately [...]

By |August 8th, 2018|Categories: Car Accidents|0 Comments

2018 Fleming Scholarship Award Winners

Michael Fleming Undergraduate and Law Scholarships Josie Rinehart Undergraduate Scholarship Josie Rinehart, Newburgh IN Josie is a junior in the Radiologic and Imaging Science Program at the University of Southern Indiana. Unlike most students Josie has classes throughout the year as her program compresses a 5 year degree into 4. That coupled with [...]

By |July 27th, 2018|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Can Pre-Existing Conditions Affect My Car Accident Settlement?

If you file a claim after a car accident, you will probably be asked to provide all kinds of medical documentation. Part of the reasoning behind the medical records request is to determine which of your injuries were a result of the accident and which were pre-existing conditions. The other driver’s insurance company will try [...]

By |July 16th, 2018|Categories: Car Accidents|0 Comments

What are the most Common Injuries Resulting from Head-on Collisions?

Head-on collisions are frightening. Two cars coming at each other – often at high speeds – cando quite a bit of damage to each other, and to the drivers and passengers inside. Those unfortunate enough to end up in these collisions often come away with severe or life-threatening injuries, even if their airbags deploy properly. [...]

Comparative Fault in Texas: What It Means for Your Case

After a car accident, it can seem easy to assign blame, particularly when the other driver did something especially dangerous, such as speeding or failing to signal. However, when it comes to car accident claims, deciding fault is not as cut and dried as it might seem at first. In Texas, a legal doctrine called [...]

By |June 28th, 2018|Categories: Car Accidents|0 Comments

What Is the Average Settlement for a Car Accident While Pregnant?

As an expectant mother, you take care to avoid injury and live a healthy lifestyle so that you can give birth to a healthy baby. Unfortunately, some threats to your future child can be unavoidable. One such threat is a car accident. Crashes can cause serious injury to both the mother and the unborn child, [...]

By |June 13th, 2018|Categories: Car Accidents|0 Comments

Statewide Texas Car Accident Statistics Infographic

STATEWIDE TEXAS CAR ACCIDENT STATISTICS The attorneys of Michael P. Fleming & Associates, P.C. have vigorously represented victims of car accidents across the state of Texas for decades. We know that accidents happen every day on highways and roadways across the state – and that most of them could have been prevented if people had [...]

What Is the Difference Between First-Party and Third-Party Insurance?

While most people have purchased car insurance and homeowners’ insurance policies to protect themselves and their property, many do not understand the difference between first-party and third-party insurance. Because insurance policies, at their core, are simply contracts, it is important to know the distinct differences between the two, should a claim arise. First-Party Insurance First-party [...]

By |May 25th, 2018|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Who Is at Fault in a T-Bone Accident in Texas?

Were you injured in a T-bone accident in Texas? If you were involved in a serious injury accident, or if you lost a loved one in a crash, it is critical to get help from an experienced car accident attorney immediately. T-bone accidents can be particularly devastating. This is because many of the safety features [...]