Following Winter Storm Uri, many Houston-area homes have been damaged by burst pipes, and even by issues like sewer backup resulting from long power outages at treatment facilities. If your property has been damaged—although legal issues may be low on your list of priorities right now—there are some important things to keep in mind for insurance claims:
Monthly Archives: February 2021
Insurance Claims after Ice-Storm Damage
How (and Why) to Get Your Crash Report
HOW DO I GET A COPY OF MY ACCIDENT (CRASH) REPORT? Texas crash reports are available online from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). Because they contain confidential information, crash reports are not available for online viewing by the general public, but you can download your crash reports from the TxDOT website.
Trucking Safety—Extreme Weather Regulations
The past few days have highlighted the danger of icy road conditions, including through massive pileups in Fort Worth and Magnolia.
Why should you hire a Board Certified Personal Injury Lawyer & What Does it Mean
Why should you hire a Board Certified Personal Injury Lawyer? If you or a loved one is injured or killed in a car or truck crash, your choice of lawyer can make a huge difference. Here’s why it matters. Only 3% of Texas lawyers are Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law. Only 3% of Texas lawyers are Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law The vast majority of Texas lawyers are not Board Certified. In fact, only 3% of Texas lawyers are Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law. What is Board Certification? Board certification recognizes the lawyer’s special knowledge, skills and proficiency in a specific area of law, as well as professionalism and high ethical standards. Board certification helps consumers identify specialists in various areas of law. What is the Texas Board of Legal Specialization? The Texas Board of Legal Specialization is the largest single-state certification program for lawyers in the United States. The Bar Rules in Texas prohibit any attorney from advertising as a “specialist” unless she or he has earned certification from the Texas Board of Legal Specialists. There are 24 different areas of practice. Board-certified lawyers in Texas must attend ongoing continuing legal education (CLE) and show continuing involvement within the field of practice. What is Personal Injury Trial Law? Personal Injury Trial Law involves litigation of claims involving trauma or disability based on an individual’s mental or physical injuries and/or trauma from automobile accidents, professional malpractice, defective products or negligence by another party or individual. […]