Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Attorney Settles Injury Motorcycle Accident in Garland, TX for $130,000

$130,000 gross recovery for rotator cuff injury motorcycle accident in Garland, TX. Outstanding settlement by attorney for claim involving arthroscopic procedure. Our client was driving his Harley-Davidson motorcycle traveling eastbound on 200 E Avenue D in Garland, TX in the inside lane. An inattentive motorist was also traveling eastbound and attempted to make a left turn onto Rayburn from the middle lane. The inattentive motorist’s car struck our client’s bike knocking him to the pavement. Remember: According to Texas Department of Transportation statistics, 459 motorcycle drivers and/or passengers were killed in Texas in 2015. The statistics clearly demonstrate that not wearing a helmet increases the risk of death in a motorcycle accident. Comment from Attorney Joseph Morrison: This client retained us towards the conclusion of his medical treatment. While the majority of our clients hire us in the days or weeks following an auto accident we often agree to represent […]

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Thursday, 15 September 2016

Attorney Settles Apartment Complex Accident Injury in Fort Worth, TX for $85,000

$85,000 gross recovery for injury following premises liability accident at apartment complex in Fort Worth, TX. Outstanding settlement by attorney for client injured when a portion of her living room roof collapsed. Our client was injured in the living room of the apartment she rented in Fort Worth, Texas. She sustained her injuries when a portion of the ceiling collapsed and struck her head, neck and shoulders, causing her to fall. She had to be taken to the hospital by ambulance. Comments from Attorney Joseph Morrison: I moved quickly to secure the evidence necessary to demonstrate apartment complex employees and management were negligent. We obtained evidence of a prior roof repair in the kitchen of the apartment unit. This suggested that, had apartment complex employees performed a thorough inspection of the premises at the time of the prior repair, they would have discovered the living room also had structural integrity issues. […]

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Tuesday, 13 September 2016

The Nitty Gritty on Motorcycle Helmets and Texas Car Accident Law

Do you have to wear a motorcycle helmet in Texas? Sometimes yes. Sometimes no. Learn when you do and don’t have to in this post from Mullen & Mullen. Say you’re riding on a motorcycle with your spouse – or a hot date – and neither of you are wearing a helmet. You get pulled over by an officer. Will you get a citation or not? What about your passenger? You might. And what could happen if you don’t wear a helmet and get in a motorcycle accident? Learn more about Texas motorcycle law below to find out: When Do You Have to Wear a Motorcycle Helmet in Texas? You may be required to wear a helmet. However, you may not have to wear one either. If you are under 21, you must wear a motorcycle helmet. No questions asked. That goes for both drivers and passengers. If you are […]

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Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Attorney Settles Knee Injury Truck Accident in Denton, TX for $200,000

$200,000 gross recovery for knee injury truck accident in Denton, TX. Outstanding settlement by attorney for claim involving a commercial vehicle. Our client was operating a motor vehicle in Denton, TX and was stopped in traffic near the 26500 block of E University Drive. An inattentive driver failed to control the speed of his large commercial truck and collided with several automobiles, including our client’s. Remember: If you’ve been involved in a commercial truck/18 wheeler accident, it is imperative that you contact a personal injury attorney as soon as possible. It is very important for an attorney to send a spoliation letter out immediately demanding the trucking company/driver/insurance carrier preserve evidence, including vehicle data and driver logs. Our injury law firm quickly submitted a demand to preserve evidence to the company that owned and operated the truck. Our client had health insurance but couldn’t afford the co-pays and deductibles that […]

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Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Attorney Settles Whiplash Injury Car Wreck in The Colony, TX for $32,500

$32,500 gross recovery for whiplash injury car wreck in The Colony, TX. Fantastic settlement by attorney at policy limit for client with no objective injuries. Our client was a passenger in an automobile traveling northbound in the right hand lane of the 5000 block of Main Street in The Colony, Texas. An intoxicated motorist was traveling in the left lane of the 5000 block of Main Street and failed to change lanes safely. As a result, he sideswiped our client. Remember: If you have been involved in a car accident with a drunk driver you are likely entitled to punitive damages. These damages, which are meant to punish, are available when the at-fault party’s conduct is grossly negligent or reckless. Operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol certainly qualifies as reckless conduct. The at-fault motorist attempted to flee the scene but was apprehended by law enforcement. Our […]

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Monday, 22 August 2016

Attorney Settles Sprain/Strain Injury Car Accident McKinney, TX $20,000

$20,000 gross recovery for sprain/strain injury car accident in McKinney, TX. Outstanding settlement by attorney, well above client’s medical bills. Our client, a college student, was stopped at a red light in the middle lane at the intersection of North Custer Road and Virginia Parkway in McKinney, Texas.  The at-fault driver was traveling in the middle lane of North Custer approaching the same intersection. The at-fault motorist was distracted and failed to control her speed. As a result she rear-ended our client’s vehicle while his automobile was stationary. Comments from Attorney Joseph Morrison: Liability was clear since this was a rear-end car wreck and our client was stopped at a red light for about one minute before the car accident occurred. The collision was significant enough that the at-fault driver’s air bags deployed. Our client complained of neck pain at the accident scene and the investigating officer noted his complaints in the Texas Peace […]

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Monday, 15 August 2016

Construction Work Injury Accident Settles for $907,500

Outstanding $907,500 settlement by attorneys for an injured worker who didn’t have health insurance. Construction accident resulted in a lumbar spine injury and foot/ankle injury that both required emergency surgery. Our client was injured when he fell from a substantial height while working on a large construction project due to a board not being properly secured. He was rushed to the hospital and underwent two emergency surgeries. He was left with hardware in both his spine and foot/ankle. Remember: If you have been injured in a construction accident it is imperative to contact an attorney as soon as possible. Many projects involve countless contractors and subcontractors. These parties need to be quickly identified to best protect your legal rights. Comments from Attorney Joseph Morrison: It was obvious from the onset that our client had suffered truly significant injuries. He didn’t have health insurance and our first order of business was […]

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