Car Accidents and PTSD

It is important to know that everyone’s body reacts differently when a traumatic event occurs. For some people, the symptoms of PTSD show up soon after they experience trauma, for others, it may take months or years before they notice any change in their lives.

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Car Technology, Distractions and Accidents

Car technology has evolved from just a simple dashboard with an ignition key and gearshift to a multimedia system that is equipped with Bluetooth capabilities for wireless phone calls, HD radio reception, GPS systems for maps and directions as well as video screens that show what’s behind you while backing up. However, these innovations may not be the best option for everyone.

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Common Car Accident Injuries

Car accidents are unfortunately an all too common occurrence in our nation, and they impact families all over every day – in big and small ways. One of the most impactful, and oftentimes the most long-lasting consequences of these accidents is the injuries they leave on the body.

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Economic vs Non-Economic Damages in a Personal Injury Case

The law also allows you to recover non-economic damages for an accident. You likely suffered physical pain and mental anguish because of your injuries, and you are entitled to money to make up for that suffering. You can also get money for physical disfigurement you’ve suffered, like scars and burns, and for physical impairment, such as the loss of your ability to perform certain activities. Certain close family members like spouses can even recover money for their personal emotional suffering when a loved one is injured.

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Fort Worth Pile Up | Fort Worth Car Accident Lawyer | Jim Adler & Associates

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The devastating accident, that happened in Fort Worth, Texas, resulted in multiple fatalities and countless injuries. Our hearts go out to all the victims and their families. If you or a loved one was hurt or killed in this accident, call Jim Adler and Associates today. Let us help you get the compensation you deserve! Call us at 214/817–320-1111

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Hazardous Driving Conditions

Hazardous driving conditions can make even the safest of roads dangerous and deadly. Although Texas has some of the best-designed and safest roadways in the United States, our Texas car accident lawyers know that this does not mean we are immune to hazardous driving conditions.

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Hit-and-Run Accidents

While all motor vehicle accidents are an inconvenience that can be frustrating and confusing for a victim, when that crash is a hit-and-run accident, it can be particularly aggravating and overwhelming—particularly if a victim has been seriously injured.

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How To File An Auto Insurance Claim

The first step you need to take after a car accident is to report the accident to the police. If other cars were involved in the accident, gather insurance and contact information from all drivers and passengers. It’s a good idea to reach out to witnesses who were at the scene of the accident to get their information as well.

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How Truck Accidents are Different than Car Accidents | Houston Accident Lawyer

A crash between a car and a large truck isn’t like a crash with another car. A truck can weigh more than 20 times what a sedan weighs, and in an accident, all that extra weight turns into extra force. The truck can do far more damage to a car than another car could, which means the car sustains far more damage, and the people inside can be very seriously injured.

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Property Damage

When we discuss property damage, the first determination that needs to be made is whether the vehicle is a total loss or not. That’s because the valuation process is a little bit different if your car is damaged but repairable versus if your vehicle is a total loss.

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Rideshare Accidents

Texas has specific requirements for rideshare drivers. First, they must have a Texas driver’s license, and second, they must carry more than the minimum amount of bodily injury liability coverage to be hired by a ride share company.

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Road Construction Accident

There are many common causes of road construction accidents where a motorist could be seriously injured or wrongfully killed. Most of these common causes involve the pure negligence of a construction worker or company.

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Should I Get a Lawyer for a Minor Car Accident?

After a serious car accident causing personal injuries, high medical bills, and lost wages, most people realize that they will likely need a lawyer to help them handle their claim. However, most people are unsure if they should get a lawyer for a minor car accident—especially if the insurance company is already offering money to settle and “move on.”

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Solo Car Crash

In some instances, you can make an injury claim even when you are in a car crash by yourself. Although there is no other driver to take responsibility for your injuries; there may be other factors that come into play.

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Steps to Take After An Auto Accident

After a car accident, first you want to make sure everybody in your vehicle is safe and okay. After you determined that everybody is safe and okay, next you want to call 911 and request that a police officer come to the scene, and if you’re injured, also request that an ambulance come.

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Texas Car Wrecks and Insurance

If you or a loved one is injured in a car wreck, the primary concern is for your health and safety. But there is another concern that sadly, tends to get far too little attention. Our financial safety. Are we fully protected financially in the event of a catastrophic motor vehicle accident that is not our fault?

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When is the Best Time to Get a Lawyer for my Car Accident?

It can be overwhelming after a car accident, especially if you have suffered serious personal injuries and lost time from work. For some victims, the last thing on their minds is hiring a lawyer—they are just trying to survive and move forward. But often, this is the best time to get a Texas car accident lawyer —especially if the insurance carrier has already called you and offered you money.

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