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Reading Your Texas 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 accident report. If you need [...]

By |September 12th, 2018|Categories: Car Accidents|

Does a Negative Test Result After a Car Accident Mean That I Do Not Have a Traumatic Brain Injury?

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can be one of the most confusing and frustrating effects of a car accident. Unlike broken bones and lacerations, a TBI is invisible and can only be diagnosed through testing. These tests can range from a simple set of instructions and observations by a primary care doctor to brain scans done [...]

By |August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Car Accidents|

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|

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|

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|

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. [...]

By |July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Car Accidents|

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|

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|

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 [...]

By |June 7th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Car Accidents|