Texas Car Accidents Questions & Answers

Q: If i was involved in a accident hit and run and filed a police report and then i get a warrant for that hit and run?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Texas on
Answered on Apr 30, 2019
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Leaving the scene is a serious offense so even if you have a clear defense it's best to get a consultation from a lawyer who handles traffic cases in the county where the case will be heard.

Q: Who is liable for repair costs of my truck that caught fire from lithium battery?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Consumer Law, Small Claims and Products Liability for Texas on
Answered on Apr 26, 2019
Peter N. Munsing's answer
As you didn't cause the claim and as they would have a "subrogation claim" your rates shouldn't go up.

You want your vehicle fixed or totaled. Don't worry about your company.

Q: can power of attorney be appointed to a lawyer by the spouse of someone who is already in a coma.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Texas on
Answered on Apr 15, 2019
Ross Diamond III's answer
A power of attorney by a comatose person would be invalid.

Q: I unfortunately was in a 3 car head on collision. I was Injured beyound repair. 3 attorneys later 0 action. I’m livid.?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Texas on
Answered on Apr 15, 2019
Daniel John Christensen's answer
I am sorry to hear about your experience. Like any profession, there are good attorneys and bad attorneys. Without knowing the situation, I cannot promise you that I can help you, however, I am happy to review your case and let you know. I will not give you false promises. Good news or bad news, I will tell it like I see it. Feel free to call DC Law at 512-220-1800. Either way, I wish you the best of luck.

Q: I was a pedestrian hit by car that fled. I know there were no damages they saying there are how do i prove it?

4 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Texas on
Answered on Apr 1, 2019
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer
If you were hurt and have substantial medical bills you should pursue your case by retaining an attorney with your proof.

Q: I was trying to make a uturn into a 3 lane which I had no stop sign. I needed to get to the far bottom left lane.

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability and Car Accidents for Texas on
Answered on Apr 1, 2019
Daniel John Christensen's answer
In general, if one driver has a traffic control device and the other does not, the driver without the traffic control device has the right of way. It is difficult for me to advise you on your specific situation with the facts given. Please call us and we can see if we can help you. 512-888-9999.

Q: If I was involved in crash and I left my drivers license in the car. And the officer obtained the drivers license.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Texas on
Answered on Mar 18, 2019
Peter N. Munsing's answer
It's an abandoned vehicle and as long as he didn't have to break in he can get the license--it was a crash, he needs to do his investigation. Focus on the big issues--if you are at fault, focussing on whether the officer could have /should have gotten your license isn't a useful use of your time.

Q: . The family is looking for help to get his murderer(s) brought to justice. What can we do? She also is his beneficiary

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Car Accidents and Wrongful Death for Texas on
Answered on Feb 7, 2019
Grant St Julian III's answer
If a beneficiary on a life insurance policy is found guilty of murder of the insured, she/he will not receive the proceeds of the policy. You will have to talk with the DA assigned to the case regarding prosecution. Sorry for your loss.

Q: young lady backed into me at sonic. denies it. have film footage from sonic cameras showing accident.

3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Texas on
Answered on Feb 3, 2019
Timur Akpinar's answer
A personal injury/car accident attorney who has handled property damage claims should be able to handle this.

Tim Akpinar

Q: What do I do if my airbags did not deploy in two separate high impact accidents in my truck?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Texas on
Answered on Jan 18, 2019
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer
If your injuries are very serious and the airbags should have deployed then it may be a claim worth pursuing. But, your injuries would have to be indistinguishable from those that would have occurred in the first place.

Q: Can the liable party of an accident personally close a claim made on them after they are found liable?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Insurance Bad Faith for Texas on
Answered on Jan 17, 2019
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer
You can still submit your damages to his or her insurance company for direct payment. There may be supplemental repairs to your vehicle so it is best to let the insurance company deal with it. Sometimes, these repairs are really costly and some damages are not seen until they begin repairing it. Good luck.

Q: If they say it was my fault being hit by a car will that effect my settlement

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Texas on
Answered on Jan 13, 2019
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer
Yes you may not be able to recover at all if you’re more than 50 percent at fault. You should get an attorney.

Q: I bought a car from a used car lot that sales highend cars. I bought a 2008 honda civic. The car had no fuse to the

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Texas on
Answered on Jan 7, 2019
Daniel John Christensen's answer
You have a potential claim for your injuries. It will be important to not lose possession or access to the vehicle. If you would like our help, please call our office at 512-888-9999 for guidance.

Q: Would I be able to sue for wrongful death? My mother was the passenger in a car accident.

4 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Wrongful Death for Texas on
Answered on Dec 23, 2018
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer
Sorry for the loss of you mother. You may have a wrongful death claim and also a survivor's claim. Was your mother married at the time of her death? How old are you? There are deadlines that have to be followed in order to recover as well.If you would like us to evaluate this claim for you feel free to contact us at 888-3434LAW or 888-343-4529.

Q: Why is a a trial date set in a personal injury lawsuit, if they’ve been offered policy limits?

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Texas on
Answered on Dec 14, 2018
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer
Sadly, it’s often your insurance company that may not be providing the plaintiff with full disclosure that indeed the amount being offered is the policy limit. Also, for the policy limits to be offered there were probably some serious injury there. Communicating with your insurance company’s attorney for answers is where you should start. Good luck and this is what happens when insurance company adjusters get to make decisions without really needing to consult with the policyholder.

Q: I was involved in truck wreck on Halloween evening 2018.

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury and Energy, Oil and Gas for Texas on
Answered on Dec 6, 2018
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer
You need to get right on it and begin investigation on the details of this accident. But, your delay in seeking medical treatment may devalue your case. We do handle these cases and can get you to a doctor asap. It does not matter that you do not have health insurance if the other responsible driver is at fault. What type of "truck" hit you? Feel free to reach out to us for help at 888-343-4529 #1.

Q: Liberty Mutual Insurance just totaled my vehicle, but I believe my car is worth more. What can I do?

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Insurance Bad Faith for Texas on
Answered on Dec 4, 2018
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer
If you believe that your vehicle is worth more then we would negotiate for the higher amount. We would do our own evaluation with your input. First, make sure that you have exhausted all options. We represent those who are injured and have for many years so if you have any more questions please give us a call at 888-343-4529 #1

888-343-4LAW #1

Q: What are my options with my sons father who has never been in his life wants part of the settlement for my sons death

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Texas on
Answered on Dec 2, 2018
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer
This may be of some help:

Sec. 71.004. BENEFITTING FROM AND BRINGING ACTION. (a) An action to recover damages as provided by this subchapter is for the exclusive benefit of the surviving spouse, children, and parents of the deceased.

(b) The surviving spouse, children, and parents of the deceased may bring the action or one or more of those individuals may bring the action for the benefit of all.

(c) If none of the individuals entitled to bring an action have begun...

Q: Can someone in us take legal action for something that happened in mexico?

1 Answer | Asked in Small Claims and Car Accidents for Texas on
Answered on Nov 28, 2018
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer
You need to hire a lawyer in Mexico where it occurred for a proper answer. Laws differ in Mexico and the United States.

Q: Need help with a hit and run case but with no personal injury just total loss of my vehicle.

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Small Claims for Texas on
Answered on Nov 21, 2018
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer
Based on the severity of the accident it is highly unusual for their not to be any injuries sustained. So, therefore you are highly blessed. But, sometimes a lot of folks don't feel the pains and discomforts right away immediately after an accident and I would suggest that you get checked out and wait to assert the position that you and not injured. Unfortunately, you are left in a mess due to someone else's negligence. We believe that people should take personal responsibility for their...

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