In order to negotiate a total loss vehicle claim due to a vehicle accident, you need to have good hard evidence. This entails photographic evidence and the written appraisal from a third-party appraiser that your car is valued more than the insurance company claims it is. It can be difficult to negotiate with insurance companies, […]
Can Two People Be At Fault In A Texas Car Accident?
According to Texas’ comparative negligence rules, two people can be at fault for a car accident. After a Texas accident, a percentage of fault will be assigned to each party. In most cases, one party will be over 50% responsible. This will hold them legally responsible to pay the majority of the damages sustained by […]
What is Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage And Should I Have It On My Policy?
Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist (UIM) Coverage is often a tremendously important part of a claim arising from an automobile accident. Unfortunately, many people find themselves analyzing the need for UIM Coverage only when it is too late. Recovering benefits from your insurance policy without UIM Coverage is not a guarantee. Our personal injury lawyers at the Patterson […]
How Often Does Someone Die In A Texas Car Accident?
According to data compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, at least 39,096 people died in a car accident in the United States in 2019. In Texas, over 3,600 fatalities resulted from car accidents in 2018 and 2019. Texas currently stands at the top of the 50 states for traffic fatalities, recently passing California to take first place. […]
Do Car Accidents Cause Herniated Discs?
Herniated discs injuries are common in Fort Worth car accidents. Herniated discs occur when part of the soft nucleus (center) of a disc in your spine bursts out through a tear in the annulus (exterior). Herniated discs often affect the cervical spine, especially after a car accident. The cervical spine, known as the neck, is the structure of bones, […]