TEXAS CITY LAW BLOG

Understanding Texas’ Personal Injury Lawsuit Process

When a negligent act results in a personal injury, the two most important questions are: who is responsible and what are the injuries. If you have suffered a personal injury, it is extremely important to immediately retain a qualified personal injury attorney. The attorney will have the knowledge and experience to understand the laws applicable to your case, secure the necessary evidence, and pursue your claim against all responsible parties.

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Burwell Nebout Trial Lawyers - Seven Types of Texas Personal Injury Cases

Seven Types of Texas Personal Injury Cases

In either case, if it causes you harm, you may file a personal injury claim or personal injury lawsuit to be compensated for your losses, including medical bills, lost wages and more. Typical personal injury cases in Texas include.

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Burwell Nebout Trial Lawyers - How to Correct a Mistake on a Police Report After an Accident in Texas

How to Correct a Mistake on a Police Report After an Accident in Texas

When you’re in a car accident, it’s a good idea to have law enforcement show up and write a report. In fact, if there’s an injury or property damage at or above $1,000, you are required to get a police report and file it within ten days of the accident if the officer has not done so already.

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Burwell Nebout Trial Lawyers - Responding to an Unfair Car Accident Settlement in Texas

Responding to an Unfair Car Accident Settlement in Texas

If there’s one thing you need to remember when you get a settlement offer from an insurance company after you’ve suffered injuries in an accident, it’s this: insurance companies are in business to make a profit. This doesn’t necessarily mean that they’re out to take advantage of you when you’re already hurt, but it definitely means that, in most cases, they will offer you the lowest possible compensation amount.

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Burwell Nebout Trial Lawyers - What You Need to Know About Discovery in a Texas Personal Injury Lawsuit

This is What You Need to Know About Discovery in a Texas Personal Injury Lawsuit

If you have been injured as the result of somebody else’s negligence or recklessness—for instance, in a motor vehicle crash, in an explosion, through the defect of a product or because you slipped and fell on an improperly or poorly maintained surface—you have the right to seek compensation.

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Burwell Nebout Trial Lawyers - Understanding Emotional Distress Damages in a Texas Personal Injury Case

Understanding Emotional Distress Damages in a Texas Personal Injury Case

If you have suffered a traumatic event, such as a car accident, the physical wounds are often obvious: you broke a bone, or you suffered lacerations, bruises, burns or a concussion. In the most severe cases, you were rendered a paraplegic or had severe internal injuries. But often less obvious—and perhaps more insidious—are the emotional wounds.

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