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Do you handle personal injury lawsuit defense cases?

Houston, TX Personal Injury Lawsuit Defense Lawyers In his 30 years of practicing law in the Houston area, Michael P. Fleming has handled thousands of cases – both plaintiff and defense.  He has defended elected officials, companies, public employees and other individuals who have been sued for damages in state and federal courts.  His accomplishments including achieving recognition and board [...]

By |May 31st, 2018|

What are my legal options?

The benefit of consulting with a personal injury lawyer is that you can learn about all of your legal options. There are many misconceptions about what happens when you file a lawsuit. People envision facing off against a defendant in a courtroom and being interrogated by the opposing attorneys. The reality is that most [...]

By |May 31st, 2018|

Do I need a personal injury lawyer?

In general, you probably won’t need an attorney specializing in injury law for a minor fender-bender with little property damage and no injuries. It may be smarter and save time to accept settlements for inexpensive repairs than to hire an attorney and incur legal fees. The answer is different if you have been in an [...]

By |May 31st, 2018|

How do we demand the full compensation you deserve?

Insurance companies are profit-driven. Adjusters will do whatever they can to reduce the value of an accident claim. The first settlement offer is often far lower than what the injured party actually deserves. It’s all part of their job. But the job of a personal injury attorney is to fight for what’s fair. Insurance [...]

By |May 31st, 2018|

Who is responsible for my injury?

All personal injury cases depend upon proving negligence. In other words, plaintiffs must be able to show that the at-fault party acted recklessly and that their carelessness directly resulted in the victim’s injury and other losses. Some claims will include multiple defendants. For example, a truck accident involving multiple vehicles may find that fault [...]

By |May 31st, 2018|

How are financial damages determined in a personal injury case?

The damages that can be recovered in a personal injury lawsuit depend upon the severity of the actions of the negligent party. Following a truck, car, machinery or other accident or incident, an assessment of damages that can be recovered by the victim would be performed after the following issues are established: Negligence — [...]

By |May 31st, 2018|

What types of cases do personal injury lawyers handle?

Brain Injury Often resulting from a car accident, drivers and passengers can suffer from Traumatic Brain Injuries. Minor concussions can be serious and need proper diagnosis and treatment. Symptoms may appear shortly after the accident or in some cases days or weeks after the injury. Burn Injury First, second and third degree burns [...]

By |May 31st, 2018|

What are accident reports used for?

Car accident reports issued by law enforcement agencies can be powerful evidence when negotiating with insurance companies about your injuries. The opinions of the investigating officer will be shown in the report regarding the cause of the accident and fault of the parties involved. However, it is important to remember that the police do not have final [...]

By |April 18th, 2018|

How do I obtain a car crash report?

Following an auto accident, many people do not know where to start to obtain a copy of the accident report. The first thing you should do is determine which law enforcement agency investigated the car accident. Usually, the investigating officer will give you a slip of paper indicating their department name and the officer’s name. If the car accident [...]

By |April 18th, 2018|

The adjuster for the other driver’s insurance company keeps calling me. Do I have to give them my statement?

No. Oftentimes an adjuster will attempt to pressure an injured person into giving a statement after a car accident. In Texas, liability is not established on the basis of what information the other driver’s insurance adjuster attempts to secure from you. You are not required to provide a statement to the other driver’s insurance company’s representative. Remember, [...]

By |April 18th, 2018|