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Who Can Car Accident Victims Sue Following a Car Accident?

After being involved in a car accident where you sustain personal injuries, you could have grounds to file a lawsuit against the responsible party for monetary damages with help from a car accident attorney. The process of filing an accident claim with your car insurance company is the same as it is for minor fender

Statewide ban on texting while driving goes into effect Sept. 1

 Statewide ban on texting while driving goes into effect Sept. 1 Keep your heads up! Texting while driving in Texas will now get you slapped with a fine! This means no reading, writing, or sending messages while driving your vehicle UNLESS the vehicle is stopped. Doing so could get you cited with a fine of

Schechter, McElwee, Shaffer & Harris all selected to the 2017 Super Lawyers List!

  Attorney’s Arthur Schechter, Dennis McElwee, Matthew Shaffer and Jonathan Harris have again been recognized for their outstanding achievements in the areas of personal injury and maritime law. Super Lawyers is a rating service of lawyers across the United States who’ve obtained a high-degree of peer recognition and achievement . Each year this notable list

Man killed while standing on the shoulder of Houston freeway

A man was struck and killed this morning while standing next to his truck that was parked on the shoulder of the main lanes of I-10. Should you ever have to pull over on a high traffic freeway or highway, it’s important to take certain safety precautions to prevent you and others from causing an

Your Vehicle’s Dashboard Warning Indicators: What You Need to Know

Your vehicle communicates with you to let you know how it is “feeling” through the various symbols, lights, and sounds on your dashboard. Ignoring warning lights, beeps, and other notifications on the dashboard could potentially lead to a car accident. Depending on the year, make, and model, your vehicle could have a series of symbols,

What Happens when Injured in a Taxi/Uber Car Accident?

Injured While in a Taxi or Ridesharing Vehicle Being in a car accident while driving your own car can be pretty stressful but you know you have insurance that should cover most of the costs, including medical bills, property damage and more. However, what happens if you are injured while in someone else’s vehicle, such

Speed Limits Effects on Severity of Car Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, speeding is in the top 5 causes for U.S. car accidents each year. The average speed limit on interstates across the country is 70 miles per hour. Speeding and impatiences lead to drivers going over 80 mph on any given day all across the country. Currently, Texas has

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