Car Accidents

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….

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…

Doctor putting bandage on head injury after an accident.

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…

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…

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…

If a personal injury victim cannot pay for medical services, the hospital can assert a lien that seeks recovery of those costs. The hospital lien will attach to any settlement or court judgment which the victim obtains. How Do I Know If a Texas Hospital Lien Is Valid? The requirements…

Insurance form with gavel.

First-party and third-party insurance claims are different. A person files a first-party claim with his or her own insurance company. In contrast, a person files a third-party claim with the insurance company of the driver who caused the accident. Third-party claims are also called liability claims. While most people have…

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…