Can I still sue the insurance company for more money?
answered on Jun 30, 2021
Generally, the insurance carrier for the negligent party will only pay up to their policy limits on a claim. If you have underinsured motorist coverage on your auto policy, that policy can provide coverage on top of the limits from the adverse insurer. There are certain very limited circumstances... Read more »
answered on Dec 23, 2018
I am sorry for your loss. The law in Texas allows parents, children and spouses to bring a wrongful death claim for the loss of the family member.
owner, or the truck company the driver worked for? Can I sue all three?
answered on Oct 29, 2018
Proper defendants usually are the truck driver and the trucking company. Others can be a potential defendant, depending on the facts, like the maintenance company (if the truck is improperly maintained) or the leasing company in some circumstances. I am sorry for your loss.
Hi, almost a year and a half ago I rear ended a lady’s car. She seemed fine at the moment and her car only had number damage. Now after almost two years, she is suing me for bodily injury.
answered on Jul 10, 2018
Contact your auto insurance company right away and make sure you tell them about the lawsuit being filed against you.
answered on Jul 5, 2018
This is a question you should cover with your attorney if you have one. If you don't have a lawyer look for a good one close to your home.
answered on Jun 23, 2018
In Texas, wrongful death claimants are limited to parents, spouses and children. See CHAPTER 71. WRONGFUL DEATH, Texas Civil Practices and Remedies Code.
insurance co. called her today and offered to settle but she still has problems with neck and shoulder. they want her to accept 1500.00 but have said nothing about paying the bills already incurred. there is also the issued of diminished value to her lease vehicle. any help or directon would be... Read more »
answered on Dec 12, 2017
The best approach is for your girlfriend to speak with a personal injury attorney. Whenever there is a drunk driver involved there is a possibility of punishment or exemplary damages. Insurance companies do not want to try a case to a jury that involves a drunk driver. There's too much risk on... Read more »
answered on Jun 16, 2017
Texas is a proportionate responsibility state. Which means a jury will usually decide who caused the accident and the percentage of fault (if any), for each party. Wearing headphones would not disqualify someone for the right to bring a lawsuit after an accident.
answered on Jun 9, 2017
In Texas and the wrongful death statute provides the basis for the wrongful death lawsuits. In effect, a wrongful death case is the person's personal loss of their family member. So it is not as easy as calculating the lost wages of the decedent. Pecuniary losses are provided for and those... Read more »
A warrant of arrest had been served 9/22/2014. Svheduled jury trial 04/2017 had been cancelled and case disposed- dismissed 03/29/17.
Will the warrant issue be a factor for the defendant's ineligibility to claim for damages? Had the statutes of limitation been past due?
What... Read more »
answered on Apr 7, 2017
There is not enough information here to answer your question definitively. Generally, dismissal without prejudice allows one to refile a case if there is not another bar to re-filing. You should consult with an attorney in your area about the specifics of this claim.
answered on Dec 22, 2016
In Texas, the people who are proper wrongful death beneficiaries are the spouse, children and parents. Companionship legally in Texas is basically the love, affection and companionship one has lost and is determined on an individual basis.
answered on Sep 8, 2016
Most likely yes, but it will depend on the insurance you have for work. Most policies have subrogation rights requiring a person who collects money from a 3rd party from an accident to pay them back for the bills they paid for you. It depends on the specific policy paying your bills. Many of the... Read more »
The other person went to a doctor the next day but I heard nothing about this person after even though I was deemed at fault. Is there any kind of time limit this person has to suing me?
answered on Sep 6, 2016
The general statute of limitations in Texas is 2 years for car accidents. There are a few exceptions such as minors.
answered on Mar 23, 2014
Generally, there are three factors that attorneys use to evaluate a personal injury claim. They are, liability, damages and ability to pay.
the first analysis is always liability because if you do not get past liability the analysis stops. In effect, the plaintiff or injured... Read more »
answered on Jul 18, 2013
You can look at the public records of the case which will reflect the verdict. Many courts allow such searches online.
answered on Aug 9, 2013
This type of civil case is based upon a negligence cause of action- and the allegations are usually that the owner of the business was negligent in how they handled security or negligent for failing to provide security.
In most cases the injuries need to be very serious in order to justify... Read more »
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