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Determining Who is at Fault in a Car Accident

Who is at fault in a car accident? When you’ve just been in a collision, that might not be your first concern.

However, when it comes time for the police and insurance to get involved, there’s no doubt you will want to know who is at fault.

Indeed, you will have to know.

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What Happens if Someone Dies in a Car Accident?

Each year, millions of people around the country die after being involved in an accident. In fact, it’s one of the leading causes of accidental death in the United States.

As common as it is, though, many of us don’t know exactly what happens if someone dies in a car accident.

In this post, we’re going to go over how families can deal with the legal and financial ramifications of a traffic accident causing death.

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Texas Hospital Lien in Personal Injury Settlements

Imagine being the victim of a car accident in which you weren’t the at-fault driver. You need to seek medical treatment at the nearby hospital because the other car rear-ended your vehicle causing your head to swing forward, and you now have pain in your back and neck.

You can’t afford to think about money at a time when your health is more important.

Unfortunately, these situations often come with strings attached.

The strings come from the hospital that treated you in the form of a hospital lien seeking a claim on any money you might receive from a lawsuit settlement involving the accident.

A personal injury hospital lien in Texas is common, and the Texas hospital lien statute currently doesn’t always protect the well-being of the injured.

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I Was Hit Backing Out of a Parking Space. Who Is at Fault?

Today, drivers seem to be busier and more distracted than ever.

Unfortunately, this can often be a recipe for parking lot mishaps. About one in five accidents happen in parking lots, even though nearly all of them are preventable.

If you were backing out of a parking space and got hit, the immediate question is often, “Is the person backing up always at fault?”

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Texas Transportation Code Chart & Definitions

If you’re involved in an accident or collision involving a vehicle in Texas, chances are you’re going to get (or can ask for) a document listing one or more transportation codes on it.

In this guide, you will learn what these codes are, what they mean, and how they can affect your legal representation.

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What to Do After a Car Accident If It’s Not Your Fault

Car accidents, whether you are at fault or not, can be a time-consuming hassle for many people. For you to properly handle the situation, you must perform your due diligence. That means gaining all of the vital information, following up with the right people, and doing what is necessary to protect yourself.

In this article, we will examine what to do after a car accident that is not your fault.

We will explain the process, who you need to contact, and the insurance implications. Your time gets taken from you when you deal with an accident, and you don’t want your money to be taken from you as well.

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How Attorney Fees are Calculated for your Car Wreck Case

When you are considering whether you should hire an attorney one of your main concerns is probably how you will pay for the cost associated with attorneys.

This article discusses the basics of how attorney’s fees are calculated. If you have any further questions about attorney’s fees, you should contact the lawyers at Stoy Law Group.

We are happy to answer questions that you may have about your car accident case.

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Leaving the Scene after an Accident

If a driver leaves the scene after an accident, also known as hit-and-run, they can face criminal charges ranging from a misdemeanor to a felony.

The charge that the individual faces depends on how serious the injury and degree of damage of the accident was.

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Who will be responsible for self-driving car crashes?

What is a Self-Driving Vehicle?

Self-driving vehicles, otherwise known as autonomous vehicles, are vehicles that have the ability to run on autopilot mode. The car has the ability to detect changes in the environment and respond to these changes without any human input.Read More

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When Defective Brakes lead to Auto Accidents

One of the most important safety features found in trucks and cars is the brake system. As a driver in one of the busiest metropolises in the nation, we are often faced with situations where we have to slam on our brakes. Defective brakes take away the driver’s ability to prevent a collision with another car, truck, or with a pedestrian.

This loss of ability can cause deadly accidents that could have been prevented if the brakes were working properly.

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Who is the Best Car Wreck Lawyer for Me?

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When you’re injured in a car wreck you want the best car wreck lawyer around. Makes sense. You wouldn’t want the second best heart surgeon performing your triple bypass so why should you settle for the second best car wreck lawyer? But, what makes someone the best car wreck lawyer? Experience? Catchy ads? A winning smile? We’ve tried to compile a list of traits and attributes you should look for when searching for the best car wreck lawyer. They are in no particular order but some are more important than others.Read More