CDC data shows that tens of thousands of people end up in the emergency room every year as a result of car crashes. Car crash injuries result in tens of billions of dollars in lifetime costs incurred by victims. And while the total number of car crashes on U.S. roads has dropped steadily since 2005, your chances of being involved in at least one crash during your lifetime are fairly high.
As personal injury attorneys in Rockwall, our staff is acutely aware of the fact that the number of traffic accident fatalities in Texas increased every year between 2010 and 2017. We are thankful to learn that the most recent statistics show a drop in fatalities in 2018. Some of the drop has been attributed to the texting ban enacted in 2017.(more…)
Texas is a wonderful place to enjoy the open road on a motorcycle. With so much wide-open space and plenty of nature to enjoy, riding a bike here is unlike riding in any other state. Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents do occur in the Lone Star State. They can be both debilitating and deadly.(more…)
We have seen our share of minor and major car accidents over the years. As personal injury attorneys, our firm represents crash victims whose lives have been forever changed by circumstances totally out of their control. Interestingly enough, we routinely represent crash victims who don’t begin showing symptoms of injury until hours or days later.(more…)
Most personal injury cases involving car, truck, or motorcycle accidents in Texas are resolved within two years. Some cases are resolved much more quickly while others can extend well beyond the two-year mark. At any rate, we understand that clients sometimes feel as though resolution is taking too long. But trust us, we want to get your case wrapped up just as quickly as you do.(more…)
Every year there are thousands of accidents involving large trucks and buses. These accidents seldom end well for all parties involved, especially when one of the vehicles is a tractor-trailer. The size and weight of commercial trucks is such that they do a lot of damage when they are involved in crashes.
If you were to contact the Majors Firm after suffering a personal injury in a car accident, we would evaluate your case to determine what claims, if any, you could make against other parties. Texas law recognizes nine different types of compensable claims. Would they all apply you? That would depend on the circumstances of your case.
We trust our healthcare providers to do right by us and our families. More often than not, they do. But there are those times when negligence results in serious injuries to patients. We represent victims of medical malpractice in the knowledge that they deserve justice.
Personal injury cases are something I specialize in. Throughout my career as a practicing attorney, I have seen plenty of cases that did not end well because either the plaintiff or defendant waited too long to retain a personal injury lawyer. I recommend not waiting. The sooner a lawyer gets involved, the better.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee will scrutinize how General Motors (GM) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) responded to a vehicle ignition switch problem that has allegedly been the cause of 31 collisions and 13 deaths, USA Today reported Tuesday, March 11.