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5 Things You May Not Know About Lawyers

Submitted by jrlaw on Jul 31st, 2014

The justice system depends on a number of professionals in order to operate effectively. Lawyers are your point of contact when it comes to having your case heard in court. Unfortunately, lawyers often get a bad rap due to their portrayal in the media and a general public misunderstanding of how some facets of the law work.

How To File a Claim for Lost Wages After a Car Accident

Submitted by jrlaw on Jul 15th, 2014

When you're in a car accident which causes serious injury, there are concerns about lost wages - especially for the families of the injured parties. So how do you go about filing a lost wages claim?

The Truth About Lawsuits - An Easy Way to Get Rich?

Submitted by jrlaw on Jul 11th, 2014

There are many misconceptions when it comes to how lawsuits work.

Can I Get Rich From a Lawsuit?Many people unfortunately have this idea that lawsuits are an easy way to get rich. Filing a lawsuit is a last-resort option when it comes to a personal injury or wrongful death, and taking a case to court can be very stressful, confusing, and incredibly complex. Today we’ll look at some of the reasons why you shouldn’t think of a lawsuit as a winning lottery ticket.

High Worker Fatality Rates in Texas

Submitted by jrlaw on Jul 9th, 2014
Texas has led the nation in worker fatalities for seven of the last 10 years!
 
Texas has recently come under fire because of its lax regulations when it comes to worker safety. In fact, recent figures show that the Lone Star State has had more on the job fatalities per year than any other state. Additionally, Texas workers have weak protections and some of the hardest-to-obtain benefits.

Truck Accidents and Recent Hours-of-Service Changes

Submitted by jrlaw on Jul 2nd, 2014

Truck accidents are unfortunately common on American roads given the lax rules surrounding this industry. Even though there are hours-of-service rules, it’s not uncommon for a truck driver to work for more than 24 hours without getting adequate rest. This, in turn, leads to distracted driving as well as fatigue, two things that lead to the occurrence of numerous 18-wheeler crashes.

Texas Failing in Quality of Long-Term Care For The Elderly

Submitted by jrlaw on Jun 30th, 2014

Quality of Care for the Elderly in Texas

There is no doubt that people have concerns about the quality of care that the elderly in Texas are forced to face. The AARP recently released a report that ranks each state according to the quality of long-term care.

Gathering Evidence After a Personal Injury Accident

Submitted by jrlaw on Jun 26th, 2014

Gathering Evidence After an Injury AccidentThe evidence gathering involved in a personal injury claim is a very important part of the entire case. In order to make sure you have a strong case, it is important to know what evidence is necessary and how to go about securing that evidence.  The evidence in the case will be the determining factor in whether an injured party wins or loses his/her claim.

What To Do Before Reporting an Accident to Your Insurance

Submitted by jrlaw on Jun 19th, 2014

A car accident can be a potentially serious event due to the possibility of sustaining an injury or even having it turn fatal. As a result, it’s important to treat car accidents with the seriousness that they deserve. Additionally, there are certain things that you must do before contacting your insurance company should you be involved in a car accident.

Medical History & How It Affects a Personal Injury Case

Submitted by jrlaw on May 30th, 2014

Personal injury cases are not black and white, even if it is obvious the other party is at fault. The defense attorney will always attempt to bring any number of factors into the forefront - including the medical history of the injured party. This is done in order to try and reduce the value of your claim. Even if they claims seem merritless to you, know that thay will use anything they can against you and your case. It's important to be aware of these possibilities and act accordingly.

Injuries at the Gym

Submitted by jrlaw on May 28th, 2014

Texas Gym Injury AttorneyGoing to the gym is just part of the workweek for many Texans. Getting and staying fit can be a continuous endeavor, and there’s nothing as distressing as suffering an injury due to negligence while working out.

There are lots of ways in which you can get injured at the gym. Things like defective equipment can cause serious injuries which may land you in hospital, leaving you with expensive bills as well as lost wages due to being absent from work for a certain amount of time.

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