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Texas Construction Accident Injury Compensation

If you are injured in a Texas construction accident, you might wonder what types of construction accident compensation are available to you. Much of this determination will depend on whether your employer subscribes to workers’ compensation insurance and your status as an employee or independent contractor. In this article, the construction accident lawyers at the Zimmerman Law Firm go...

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How Do You Prove Wrongful Death in Texas?

Losing someone you love is a tragic experience. That loss is even more traumatic when your family member dies because of someone else’s actions. If your loved one died because of someone else’s conduct, you might have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit. While no money can bring your family member back, a lawsuit can help hold...

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Can You Sue for Emotional Distress After a Vehicle Accident in Texas?

Vehicle accidents can leave victims with severe physical injuries, mounting bills, and other expenses. A car accident also takes an emotional toll on victims. Many people suffer significant psychological trauma after a car accident. In some situations, injured victims can pursue compensation for their emotional distress in Texas. Contact a Texas car accident lawyer at Zimmerman Law Firm, P.C....

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What Is the Average Settlement for a Drunk Driving Accident?

Drunk driving on Texas roads is a big problem that can lead to devastating consequences. Thousands of Texans drive drunk every year, leading to an incredible amount of harm and suffering to innocent people. Texas drunk driving settlements are an important source of relief for victims of accidents.  If you have been hurt in a drunk driving accident, you...

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How Long Does an Insurance Company Have to Pay a Claim in Texas?

When you file a claim in Texas, your insurance company must follow Texas insurance laws that dictate how claims are handled. Understandably, policyholders want to know, How long does an insurance claim take? In Texas, different deadlines apply to different stages of the claims handling process.   There are three main stages in the life of an insurance claim: Read...

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What to Do If You’ve Been Denied Workers’ Compensation in Texas

Getting hurt at work is rough. Having your workers’ comp denied makes it worse. Fortunately, you have opportunities to get informal reconsideration of your claim. If informal reconsideration is unsuccessful, several formal avenues are available, such as arbitration or a contested case hearing within Texas’s Division of Workers’ Compensation. Ultimately, you can seek judicial review when your workers’ comp is...

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What Are Exemplary Damages in Texas?

When pursuing a personal injury claim, the most common compensation you will receive is reimbursement for your economic and noneconomic damages. These damages include medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, property damage, and more. In some situations, you might hear someone talk about exemplary damages. Understandably, some clients ask what are exemplary damages, and how do you get...

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What Is the Timetable for Filing a Slip and Fall Claim in Texas? 

If you suffered injuries in a slip and fall accident in Texas, you might wonder how long it takes for these cases to settle. As you face mounting medical expenses and an inability to work, you may feel stressed, anxious, and frustrated. Pursuing a slip and fall lawsuit can help you obtain the compensation you deserve from the liable...

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What Are Special Damages in a Personal Injury Case? 

Suffering injuries in an accident is always an emotional and stressful experience. It’s important to know that when your injuries result from someone else’s negligence, you are entitled to compensation. Depending on your case, you may recover different types of damages. You may be wondering, What are Special Damages? Contact with an experienced personal injury attorney to learn more...

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What Happens After a Personal Injury Deposition? 

In television and movies, most of the excitement happens in the courtroom. However, before parties move into the courtroom, the parties to a lawsuit must gather information. One of the ways to obtain this information is through a deposition. When you file a personal injury lawsuit, this exposes you to the possibility of being deposed, which can be intimidating....

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