The average American household has around $65,000 in debt. That is why a personal injury often creates a financial crisis for victims and their families. If you file an injury claim and it is successful, you may be concerned about your settlement being… Read More
There are many steps involved in filing a lawsuit and going to trial, including going through a deposition. If either side requests a deposition of someone involved in the case, they are required to attend. The answers provided can have a significant… Read More
When people suffer a personal injury in a car crash or some other type of accident, one of the first questions they have is, “How much is my claim worth?”
This causes many injury victims to look for answers online. They may use an online calculator.… Read More
Insurance companies are known for denying personal injury claims, even if the victim has a valid claim. However, all hope of recovering compensation is not lost. If your personal injury claim was denied you may be able to file an appeal with the help… Read More
After suffering an injury due to another’s negligence, clients often ask many important questions about how a personal injury case works. One of the biggest questions we get is how a settlement is different from going to a trial and receiving a verdict.
The… Read More
Property owners owe a duty of care to others, including children, who are invited to visit their property. In Texas, the attractive nuisance doctrine extends that duty of care to child trespassers, even if the owner does not know them.
Anderson & Cummings… Read More
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, states like Texas have been forced to delay court proceedings and even shut down some courthouses to help slow the spread of the coronavirus and try to keep government workers safe.
However, accidents and personal injuries… Read More
The Eggshell Skull Rule, also known as the Thin Skull Rule in Texas, means that the at-fault party is still legally liable for all damages, even if the injured victim was in frail condition or had a pre-existing health issue prior to the accident. The… Read More
When people are injured in an accident that was caused by the negligence of another party, the injured victim could be eligible for multiple forms of compensation. One of these forms of compensation is called “pain and suffering”.
This type of compensation… Read More
Since most personal injury lawyers work on a contingency basis, there may be instances where taking a difficult case could be risky for a lawyer. The lawyer could spend valuable time and effort on a case, without receiving payment, if the case is unsuccessful.… Read More
Actual dollar amounts paid to clients after the deduction of attorney fees and expenses.