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Can a Passenger Collect Compensation After a Car Accident in Texas?

In the eyes of the law, passengers in a motor vehicle have the same legal rights to compensation as the driver. In fact, passengers may have more possibilities for recovery since they are rarely at fault for the crash. If you were recently a passenger in a car involved in an accident, you should seek legal advice immediately. You...

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Can I Sue For Lost Wages After a Car Accident in Texas?

Hundreds of car accidents happen on Texas roads every day. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, Texas recorded 15,764 serious injury accidents in 2021, with 19,448 people suffering serious injuries. However, not all car accidents result in severe injuries. Some result in only minor injuries. In fact, Texas recorded approximately 239,539 car accident injuries in 2021. If you...

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How Often Do Car Accident Settlements Exceed the Policy Limits in Texas?

Some car accidents are serious. Those who survive serious accidents are left with huge medical bills, months of lost income, and even permanent disability. These can have significant associated costs that can easily exceed an insurance policy’s settlement limits.  How often do auto accident settlements exceed the policy limits? Rarely. It is highly unlikely that you will get more...

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What Are the Top 10 Most Dangerous Vehicles in America?

With the post-COVID-19 pandemic world unfolding, people are engaging in more activities and traveling more. As more cars enter the roadway, there is a higher risk of car accidents and fatalities.  The Zimmerman Law Firm, P.C., fights for car accident victims throughout Texas. We treat our clients with compassion and professionalism, and respect the fact that the car accident...

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What Is the Average Settlement for a Herniated Disc After a Car Accident in Waco, Texas? 

If you injured your back in a car accident, it is possible that you also suffered a herniated disc. Herniated discs, if left untreated, can lead to serious medical conditions, including paralysis. If you suffered a herniated disc from a car accident, you may be considering suing the party who was at fault. If so, you may also be...

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What Damages Am I Entitled to When Involved in a Drunk Driver Car Accident in Texas?

With an estimated population of over 29.5 million, according to the Census Bureau’s 2021 data, a lot can happen. Unfortunately, the Texas Department of Transportation reports that 1,077 people died and 14,075 people were injured in alcohol-related crashes in 2021.  Injury victims may be entitled to compensation for being hit by a drunk driver. Damage awards may include compensation...

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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 Is Totaled Car Value Calculated by the Insurance Company in Texas

If you were recently in a car accident, you may be in discussions with the insurance adjuster regarding the damage to your vehicle. The insurance adjuster may be using phrases such as “totaled car value calculator” or “total loss calculator.” The insurance company calculates the totaled car value to determine if the car is a total loss and, in...

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How Long Will It Take to Get a Check from My Car Accident Settlement in Texas?

It will typically take six weeks from the date you signed the settlement agreement to receive your check. If you were involved in a car accident in Texas you are probably anxiously awaiting your settlement money. However, there are several factors that may vary the time frame in which you can expect to receive your settlement.  How Long Does...

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