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Whose insurance will pay to repair the damage to my car following a collision?

Whose insurance will pay to repair the damage to my car following a collision?

July 27, 2022

When you are involved in an automobile collision, one question is who is going to pay for the damage to your car.

Who caused the collision?

You must first determine who caused the collision.  If you caused the collision, you …

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How do I get my medical bills paid immediately after a crash?

How do I get my medical bills paid immediately after a crash?

May 25, 2022

You are involved in a car, truck or motorcycle crash and are injured.  The crash is not your fault.  The question becomes will the at-fault driver’s insurance company pay for your medical bills immediately?  The answer is usually not …

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Gap Insurance:  Is it Important to Have Before a Collision?

Gap Insurance: Is it Important to Have Before a Collision?

May 12, 2022

Whether you are buying or leasing a new car, once you drive it off the car lot, the value of the car starts to depreciate.  This was all true until the COVID pandemic.  Since the COVID pandemic, used cars have …

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Can I Recover for the Diminished Value of my Car following a Collision?

Can I Recover for the Diminished Value of my Car following a Collision?

April 27, 2022

What is Diminished Value?

Here is the typical scenario.  You purchases your car a year ago and then as you are sitting at a stoplight, you are rear-ended by another car.  You take your car into the body repair shop …

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Top Ten Mistakes That Can Wreck Your Car or Truck Wreck Personal Injury Claim--Summary

Top Ten Mistakes That Can Wreck Your Car or Truck Wreck Personal Injury Claim--Summary

April 26, 2022

In the last five blog posts, I have gone over my list of the Top Ten Mistakes that Can Wreck your Car or Truck Wreck claim.

To summarize, don’t make these mistakes if you are involved in a car …

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Top Ten Mistakes That Can Wreck Your Car or Truck Wreck Personal Injury Claim--Part 5

Top Ten Mistakes That Can Wreck Your Car or Truck Wreck Personal Injury Claim--Part 5

April 25, 2022

Mistake #9: Failing to Have the Right Insurance or Enough Insurance

There is nothing more frustrating than to be involved in an accident only to find that the other driver who caused the accident has no insurance. Some Texas drivers …

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Top Ten Mistakes That Can Wreck Your Car or Truck Wreck Personal Injury Claim--Part 4

Top Ten Mistakes That Can Wreck Your Car or Truck Wreck Personal Injury Claim--Part 4

April 22, 2022

Mistake #7: Hiding Your Past (accidents, injuries, criminal record) From Your Attorney

When you are involved in litigation, the other side engages in the discovery. In discovery, the other side will get to find out about the injuries you have …

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Top Ten Mistakes That Can Wreck Your Car or Truck Wreck Personal Injury Claim--Part 3

Top Ten Mistakes That Can Wreck Your Car or Truck Wreck Personal Injury Claim--Part 3

April 21, 2022

Mistake #5: Failing to Follow Your Doctor’s Medical Advice

There is a reason you are seeing a medical professional for your problems. You can’t treat them yourself and should not. So listen to the doctor. Follow the doctor …

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Top Ten Mistakes That Can Wreck Your Car or Truck Wreck Personal Injury Claim--Part 2

Top Ten Mistakes That Can Wreck Your Car or Truck Wreck Personal Injury Claim--Part 2

April 20, 2022

Mistake #3: Missing Doctor Appointments or Having “Gaps” in Your Medical Treatment

If you don’t show up for your doctor appointments and it is noted in your medical records, it could hurt your case. Think about it. If you …

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Top Ten Mistakes That Can Wreck Your Car or Truck Wreck Personal Injury Claim--Part 1

Top Ten Mistakes That Can Wreck Your Car or Truck Wreck Personal Injury Claim--Part 1

April 19, 2022

In this five-part series, we will discuss the top ten mistakes people can make that can hurt their personal injury claim if they are involved in a car or truck collision. 

Mistake #1: Failing to Obtain Sufficient Information at the …

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What is a Stowers Demand?

What is a Stowers Demand?

April 15, 2022

A Stower’s demand is a pretrial request that the at-fault insurance company settle your claim for an amount within the policy limits.  Here is a typical car wreck scenario.  You get rear-ended by a driver and are injured.  You …

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Lessons in Dealing with Insurance Companies following a Collision

Lessons in Dealing with Insurance Companies following a Collision

April 13, 2022

“Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there.”

“You’re in Good Hands with Allstate.”

“Farmers. Gets you back where you belong.”

As a victim of a collision, the insurance company is not your friend.

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Texas Automobile Insurance Explained

Texas Automobile Insurance Explained

April 8, 2022

Many people do not understand what type of insurance they have on their cars or trucks.  They usually just shop around with different insurance companies and buy the cheapest policy without realizing what they are getting or what they really …

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Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Liability Coverage and Why It is Important

Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Liability Coverage and Why It is Important

April 4, 2022

If you are injured in a car or truck wreck and taken from the scene of the collision by ambulance to the hospital, at the hospital they run testing which might include a CT scan or MRI or x-rays, and …

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