Bodily Injury

What is negligent hiring? Answered by a Fort Worth employment attorney

Negligent hiring is a claim against a business for an injury caused by the company's failure to properly investigate its employees for fitness to perform the employee's job duties and that failure resulted in the employee causing the plaintiff harm in the course of the employee performing his or her job duties. There is a lot to unpack in that explanation and we will work through that in today's post. Negligent hiring is a personal injury claim against an employer for a bodily injury caused by an employee. The injury may arise from the employee's own negligence or the employee's intentional bad acts. At...

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Seven Things That Will Hurt the Value of Your Diminished Value Claim in Dallas-Fort Worth

Diminished value claims, which allow recovery on the lost market value of a car that has an accident in its history, do not follow a precise formula. Texas allows recovery under a diminished value claim; but whether you can recover and how much of the value you can recover depends on many factors. Among those factors are the value of your vehicle before the accident and how effectively your attorney can negotiate. Before you begin negotiating any diminished value claim you should understand how to calculate your specific claim. Today's post will deal with some key issues that will lower the...

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What happens in a personal injury lawsuit? Fort Worth lawyer explains

A personal injury lawsuit in Texas is definitely not a fast process in most cases and depends upon the particular facts and even which county the injury occurred in. The speed a case can go to trial in Tarrant County can be different from Dallas County. However, the process is typically similar. Your first step should be to contact a personal injury lawyer in your area. Personal injury lawsuits in Texas The next step is to make a demand to the party that caused your injury. We will present a written explanation of your injuries and how much we would be willing to...

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Keller, Texas Car Accident at 377 and Golden Triangle

Aftersome technical issues at the office Thursday I decided to head home mid-day. I almost made it home in Keller, Texas when I drove into some unusual traffic at the intersection of 377 and Golden Triangle. This intersection in Keller is a critical juncture because it is the main thoroughfare from Interstate 35-W to Southlake and Grapevine, where Golden Triange becomes Southlake Boulevard and then Northwest Highway. 377 is also an important vein for traffic. It connects Keller and Roanoke to shopping in Wautaga, 820 and goes all the way into Fort Worth. This particular intersection happens to be part of my path...

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Bedford Texas Attorney on: How long will it take to settle an injury claim?

Most personal injuries, such as car accidents and premises injury claims involve an insurance company to settle an injury claim. In Fort Worth or Dallas, a claim may settle with the adjuster or the insurer may hire local Bedford, Texas lawyers. The time and complexity involved in settling an injury claim or suit depends upon the injuries, the medical records, the general likelihood of the injury, the amount demanded and other factors. Setting cases in Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas The easiest claims to settle are those with obvious injuries that will heal with no long term effects. It is fairly easy to show that your...

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Can I sue if I am injured on vacation? Consumer Attorney explains

There are a lot of factors to consider. Vacation-related injuries can be challenging to resolve but that does not mean you cannot recover. If you vacation in Texas and suffer injury, you may have the ability to recover for your injuries in a Texas court. You may need to consult with an attorney in the state (or country) where you live. However, if you are a Texas resident injured in another state or country, you have a greater chance to recover in Texas courts with an attorney in Dallas, Fort Worth, or Bedford. Issues with vacation claims in Dallas and Fort Worth The problem...

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