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Woman feeling sad on the loss of her husband.

If someone close to you died due to someone else’s wrongful actions, you might have grounds to file a wrongful death claim. In Texas, surviving family members and personal representatives of the decedent’s estate normally have two years to file a wrongful death lawsuit. However, this strictly enforced deadline also…

Sad woman woman laying flowers on a grave.

When someone dies due to the negligence or intentional actions on the part of another person or party in Texas, only specific individuals can file a wrongful death claim. Under state law, only the deceased’s surviving spouse, children, parents, or the representative of their estate may bring a wrongful death…

Statewide Texas Car Accident Statistics The Houston car accident attorneys of Fleming Law, 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…

Driver reporting car accident to police.

Some car accidents are only minor fender benders. They cause no injuries and only minor – if any – vehicle damage. When those crashes occur, you may have no duty to report the crash to the police, your insurance company or the Texas Department of Transportation. However, if a crash…

Man got hit by a car seen in the rear mirror.

Typically, when another driver causes you to suffer injuries in a car accident in Texas, you will file a claim against that driver. You will seek compensation through that driver’s liability auto insurance coverage. However, what happens when the other driver flees the scene, and the police cannot find the…

Woman is walking her labrador on a leash.

Texas has no statewide “leash law,” but Houston and several other cities have local laws that require dog owners to leash, muzzle or otherwise restrain their dogs at all times when they are in public areas or prohibit owners from letting their dogs “run at large.” If a dog owner or…

Helping hand representing good samaritan act.

Texas has a Good Samaritan law that encourages people to try to help out if they come upon an emergency situation such as a car crash. The law says that anyone who provides emergency aid in good faith will not be liable for civil damages if their actions make things…

Car crash happening along the highway.

T-bone accidents can be particularly devastating. This is because many of the safety features on our cars are designed to protect drivers and passengers from front and rear-end collisions, but not side-impact collisions. For older cars without side-airbags, there is little protection for the occupants from harm on impact. In…

Woman reading accident report.

If you have been hurt in a car accident in Texas, you may not be familiar with the steps you need to take to secure compensation for your injuries and damage to your property. One of the most important pieces of information that can help your injury claim is your…

Red car changing lane due to stuck up truck causing traffic.

While many roads in Texas are remarkably open and allow drivers greater room and freedom to operate, traffic tends to get more congested on the highway in major cities like Houston. The Northwest Freeway (U.S. Route 290 or U.S. 290), Katy Freeway (Interstate 10 or I-10), and the Sam Houston…