Author Archives: George Cire

Texas A&M University Police Blame Car Accident on Pokémon GO

A recent accident on the Texas A&M University campus offers further evidence that the Pokémon GO craze can be risky business for players and bystanders. On July 12, 2016, campus police tweeted a report of a suspicious vehicle on campus after one a.m. It turned out the occupants of the vehicle were playing Pokémon GO. […]

Recent Statistics on Car Accidents in Texas

Although overall it appears that the roads and highways of Texas are getting safer, recent research indicates that there is still a long way to go in the Lone Star State when it comes to reducing crash-related injuries and deaths. The following are some statistics on Texas motor vehicle accidents from 2013, the most recent […]

How is Fault Determined in Auto Accidents?

To find success in a personal injury claim related to an auto accident, you and your attorney must be able to prove that another driver (or another person or entity) was at fault. But how exactly is fault determined in a car crash? In some cases, the fault of the other driver is clear. If, […]

What is Uninsured Motorist Coverage?

Uninsured motorist coverage is a type of additional coverage you can add to your auto insurance policy. It protects you when you get into an accident in which a driver without car insurance is considered to be at fault. In most cases, it’s a waste of time and money to file a lawsuit against a […]

Is There a Statute of Limitations for Car Accidents in Texas?

If you have been in a car accident in Texas, it’s important you know what to expect if you have the intention of filing a personal injury claim. One important piece of information is the statute of limitations for filing a lawsuit in Texas. A statute of limitations is a type of procedural rule preventing […]

Distracted Driving in Texas: A Danger to All

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 3,154 people killed and about 424,000 people injured in car accidents caused by distracted drivers in 2013, the most recent year for which there is complete public data. Approximately 10 percent of drivers below the age of 20 who were involved in fatal accidents were […]

Which Types of Damages are Available in Personal Injury Claims?

The ultimate goal of people who file personal injury claims is to recover damages to compensate them for their losses. There are several different classifications of damages a person can recover in an injury claim, including the following: Economic damages. These are damages that are somewhat easy to quantify. Common examples include medical costs incurred, […]

What is Shared Fault and How Could It Affect Your Claim?

If you’re ever involved in a personal injury lawsuit in Texas, you may have to deal with the state’s shared fault rules. Basically, shared fault is the idea that both parties could share some level of blame for a crash that has led to injuries. Usually, shared fault becomes an issue in a lawsuit when […]

What’s the Process for Filing an Injury Claim Against the Texas Government?

If the defendant in your personal injury claim is some type of government entity or employee in Texas, you must file the lawsuit against the specific unit you believe was responsible for your injury. In these cases, you have a different statute of limitation than you would in a standard personal injury case, in which […]

The Basics of Medical Malpractice Claims in Texas

If you believe your injury or medical condition was either caused by or worsened due to the negligence of a healthcare professional, you may be able to seek compensation through a medical malpractice lawsuit. Negligence is an important aspect of a medical malpractice claim. For healthcare professionals to be considered negligent, they must have violated […]

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