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There is a time limit known as the “statute of limitations” for filing any type of personal injury lawsuit in Texas. In most cases, victims harmed by another’s negligent actions or their failure to act have two years to bring a claim. The failure to do so within the allotted time will typically cost you your right to obtain any amount of compensation. Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in Texas Under Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code section 16.003., the two years designated for personal injury victims to file a lawsuit typically begins on the date the accident occurred.…
When a loved one is killed by someone else’s actions, the surviving family members may have a wrongful death claim. There are different types of compensation that may be awarded in a wrongful death action, as well as certain rules in place governing how settlement proceeds are divided in Texas. Who Will Receive Compensation in a Texas Wrongful Death Claim How wrongful death settlement proceeds are divided in Texas is in accordance with Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code 71. Texas law explicitly names who is recognized as a beneficiary after the wrongful death of a loved one, mainly…
When driving in Texas, there are right of way laws that drivers must abide by to keep themselves and others on the road safe. Failing to observe them can result in penalties, or worse, a car accident. Intersections Motor vehicles driving down unpaved roads must yield the right-of-way when they come across an intersection with a paved road. At an uncontrolled intersection, ones that don’t have a traffic control signal or stop/yield signs, you must yield to those who are already at the intersection and proceed cautiously. For left-hand turns at an intersection, you must give the right-of-way to pedestrians…
Negligence has a specific legal meaning, but the idea behind it is that a person did not act the way a reasonable person would have in a similar situation. It is a legal concept commonly applied to personal injury cases when a party acts negligently and, as a result, causes injury to another. However, different types of negligence may apply in certain Texas cases. Elements of Negligence It is essential to understand the elements of negligence before learning the different types. To prove another party acted negligently, you and your attorney must demonstrate the following: Duty:  the other party had…
Trafik Kazası Ortalama Tazminat Tutarı Ne Kadardır? Sigorta Bilgi Enstitüsü verilerine göre, 2017 yılında trafik kazası ortalama tazminat tutarı bedensel yaralanmalar için 15.270 $ ve mal hasarı için 3.638 $ tutarındadır. Rocky Mountain Sigorta Bilgi Birliği verilerine göre ise, 2013 yılında trafik kazası ortalama tazminat tutarı bedensel yaralanmalar için 15.443 $ tutarındadır. Ulusal Eyalet Mahkemeleri Merkezi, trafik kazası davaları için jürinin ne kadarlık bir tazminata hükmettiği hakkında fikir oluşturması adına 2001 yılında Bexar, Dallas, El Paso ve Harris ilçeleri dahil olmak üzere Amerika Birleşik Devletlerinin çeşitli ilçelerinden topladığı verileri yayımladı. Buna göre, motorlu taşıt kazalarında jürinin uygun gördüğü ortalama…
The Move Over/Slow Down law in Texas requires motorists to change lanes and take caution on the road when approaching an authorized emergency or service utility vehicle and personnel while they are stopped on the side of the road. It is designed to keep first responders, police officers, and TxDOT workers safe. Any driver who violates this law can face steep penalties. What To Know About the Move Over/Slow Down Law in Texas The Texas Move Over/Slow Down law (TTC § 545.157) specifically requires drivers to: Vacate the lane closest to the applicable vehicles stopped on the side…
A ridesharing accident is different from a typical car accident since liability isn’t always straightforward. Normally, an at-fault driver is responsible for resulting damages, but that can change if they were working at the time the accident occurs. Who Can I File a Claim Against? Both Uber and Lyft require drivers to have their own personal auto insurance policy and will only provide coverage themselves under certain conditions. Proving liability in these cases can be challenging since rideshare companies consider their driver’s independent contractors rather than employees. Because of the various factors that add complexity to rideshare claims, immediately contact…
If you were injured in a car accident caused by a recalled part, you may be able to pursue compensation from multiple parties, including the manufacturer. In Texas, product liability laws make any person or entity involved in creating or marketing a dangerously defective product legally responsible for injuries that occur. Who’s Responsible? When a part or system failure results in an accident, you may have a viable case against the manufacturer. Recalls are issued to protect consumers from vehicle defects that endanger motorists or limit a car’s proper operation. However, a product recall does not protect them from being…
Araba kazası ortalama uzlaşma tutarını belirleyecek kesin bir formül veya hesaplama yöntemi olmamakla birlikte sigorta şirketi nezdindeki talebinizin veya davanızın, sigorta şirketi ve jüri tarafından nasıl değerlendirileceği konusunda devreye girebilecek birçok faktör vardır. Bu faktörleri aşağıdaki gibi sıralayabiliriz: 1. Somut Durum Somut durum, vakadan vakaya değişkenlik göstereceğinden sizin “kendi” somut durumunuz çok önemlidir. Aracınızdaki hasarın miktarı, Texas’ın hangi şehrinde dava açılabileceği yani yetkili mahkemenin neresi olduğu, karşı tarafın kazadaki kusurunu kanıtlayabileceğiniz bir şahidinizin veya diğer başka herhangi bir kanıtınızın olup olmadığı, kazadaki kusur oranlarının tartışmalı olup olmadığı, emniyet kemerinizi takip takmadığınız gibi faktörler sizin lehinize olabileceği gibi aleyhinize de olabilir.…
The novel Coronavirus pandemic has changed the way people live their daily lives. What was at first thought of as an emergency that would at some point disappear has morphed into a world-wide pandemic that has taken the lives of more than 500,000 in the US alone. As a result, people had to adapt to the new “normal” and alter the way they interact with others. 2021 came and with it came the hope that this will all be behind us soon. A legendary effort is being done to vaccinate as many people as possible to lower the risks of…