Car Accidents

Insurance agent checking on the car damages from accident.

After a car accident, an insurance adjuster will likely contact you. The adjuster may even visit you while you are still in the hospital. The adjuster will want to settle your claim as quickly as possible and may even have a check in hand. Generally speaking, you should decline to…

Happy baby sitting on her car seat for safety.

As a parent or guardian of a young child, your primary responsibility is always to keep the child safe, including when driving. To do so, you must know and follow the seat belt and car seat laws in Texas. These laws are in place to protect children and prevent them…

Car crash happening along the highway.

Proving the Driver Who Caused the Accident was Negligent Winning a car accident case depends largely on the facts of the crash and if the driver who caused the accident was negligent. An experienced attorney can present arguments that prove negligence by demonstrating the following: The other driver owed a duty…

police car

When somebody is injured in a serious car wreck or other accident, they often are unable to make the right choices to ensure that they will be able to seek compensation for their losses. Sometimes, these mistakes are minor and will not affect their later insurance claim. However, some decisions or actions…

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…

Auto accident involving two cars

If you are involved in a rear-end crash in Houston or elsewhere in Texas that causes you to suffer serious injury, you may be eligible to file a claim against the other driver. You could recover compensation that covers your medical expenses, lost wages and other accident-related damages. Your ability…

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 Michael P. Fleming &…

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…