Year: 2018

Woman taking photo of car accident in the road.

Nobody gets into their car thinking that they’ll be involved in an accident during the drive. Because this is true, many people find themselves scrambling to figure out what to do after being involved in a crash. When an accident seems relatively minor, people may be tempted to get back…

Total car crash accident in the city.

Car crashes happen on a daily basis in Texas, leaving victims to deal with serious injuries, deep emotional trauma, and property damage. Many of these collisions are wholly preventable if drivers had simply paid attention and taken seriously their responsibility to drive safely. The attorneys at Fleming Law, P.C., take…

Aggressive dog attacking stranger.

Being attacked by a dog is a frightening experience that often leaves the dog bite victim confused about their legal options. Certain dog bite injuries can result in significant medical expenses and may even cause disfigurement that lasts for the remainder of the victim’s life. Report the Incident to Your…

Social security claim concept.

The collateral source rule is a legal doctrine that prohibits the admission of any evidence of a plaintiff receiving compensation from another source besides the defendant from whom damages are being sought. The general idea of the collateral source rule is that money a victim receives from another source does…

Car crash happening along the highway.

Chapter 601 in Title 7 of the Texas Transportation Code is known as the Texas Motor Vehicle Safety Responsibility Act, and is also referred to as the Texas Safety Responsibility Law. The reason the Texas Safety Responsibility Law was enacted was to promote safe driving and to require drivers to accept…

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…

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…

Man using phone while driving.

In response to the rising number of texting accidents in Texas, the state enacted a distracted driving law that prohibits drivers of all ages from reading, writing or sending messages on an electronic device while they are operating a vehicle. Violators of the law can face fines up to $200….

Michael Fleming Undergraduate and Law Scholarships 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…

Man calling for first aid after car accident.

As a general rule, you cannot seek damages in a car accident claim for a pre-existing injury or medical condition. However, if a car crash causes the aggravation or acceleration of a pre-existing injury or condition, you can pursue damages that directly arise from that aggravation or acceleration. The other…