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  • 23 Jan. 2017

    11 of the Riskiest Dog Breeds for Homeowners

    Posted By Uvalle Law Firm, PLLC

    We love our pets, but insurance companies sometimes do not. Did you know that there are certain dog breeds that may drive up the cost of your homeowner’s or renter’s insurance? Sometimes, an insurer may deny coverage altogether. The reason is that certain types of dogs are considered more aggressive than others and therefore more likely to injure someone. Dog breeds that have been ...
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  • 10 Jan. 2017

    Why You Should See a Doctor Immediately After an Accident

    Posted By Uvalle Law Firm, PLLC

    A car accident at any speed has the potential to cause injury. Even a rear-end accident at 25 mph may still be enough to cause whiplash or other soft tissue injury. Still, many accident victims don’t seek medical attention after an accident because they don’t immediately feel hurt, because they don’t believe their injury is serious enough to see a doctor, or because they are ...
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  • 6 Dec. 2016

    Nosy Adjusters: Why You Should Set Your Social Media Accounts to Private

    Posted By Uvalle Law Firm, PLLC

    In today’s day and age, social media is one of the most popular forms of communication. But, did you know that social media could be considered public record? That’s right, and this can be problematic for those who choose to use social media after they have been involved in a serious accident. How? In most cases, individuals who choose to file personal injury claims are doing so ...
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  • 16 Nov. 2016

    3 Important Reasons to Take Photos After an Accident

    Posted By Uvalle Law Firm, PLLC

    In the event that you are involved in a car accident, it is important to understand what actions you should take to safeguard your rights. Photographs can serve as physical evidence should you choose to file a lawsuit against the at-fault driver. In some cases, photographic evidence can make or break your case. Below are three reasons why you should take pictures after you have been involved in a ...
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  • 29 Aug. 2016

    What is PIP and Why Do I Need It?

    Posted By Uvalle Law Firm, PLLC

    Personal injury protection (PIP) provides coverage regardless of who caused the accident. This means that a covered individual can receive medical payments coverage plus 80 percent of lost income and the cost of a caregiver even if they were at fault for the accident. While PIP is beneficial for every person, it is most valuable for individuals who: Carry passengers often. Why? Passengers can hold ...
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  • 24 Aug. 2016

    Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage: Why It's Important

    Posted By Uvalle Law Firm, PLLC

    After a car accident, people involved often experience concerns regarding medical costs, insurance coverage, and other accident-related expenses. Fortunately, Texas law requires that drivers carry insurance in case they are involved in a vehicle collision. Despite this requirement, the roads remain plagued by uninsured and underinsured drivers. When these individuals cause accidents, they put ...
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  • 18 Jul. 2016

    What Not to Say Following a Motor Vehicle Accident

    Posted By Uvalle Law Firm, PLLC

    You have just been involved in a motor vehicle accident and you assess the situation. You’re fine, so you get out to speak with the other driver. This is the point after a car crash that many drivers make one of the biggest mistakes in this unfortunate situation: they say something that can be used against them, making it seem like they are at fault, even if they are not. It is important to ...
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  • 13 Jul. 2016

    What Should You Do Immediately Following a Motor Vehicle Accident?

    Posted By Uvalle Law Firm, PLLC

    After a motor vehicle accident takes place, drivers and passengers involved often begin to panic, forgetting to complete some of the most important tasks that can protect their rights and futures. For this reason, our Dallas car accident lawyers at Uvalle Law Firm, PLLC have listed some things you should do immediately after a car crash. 1. Contact the Local Police Department In many cases, people ...
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  • 28 Jun. 2016

    4 Questions to Ask Your Vehicle Accident Attorney

    Posted By Uvalle Law Firm, PLLC

    Car accidents can cause those involved to become frantic and worried. This is because insurance policies, personal injury law, and finding the right car accident lawyer can be complicated. For this reason, it is important that individuals understand what questions to ask when attempting to retain legal representation. The right lawyer can explain a person’s rights, the details regarding ...
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  • 3 Jun. 2016

    The Top 5 Most Common Trucking Violations that Cause Accidents

    Posted By Uvalle Law Firm, PLLC

    Trucking accidents injure and kill thousands of people every year. Sadly, the majority of these accidents are rooted in negligence and are entirely preventable. To reduce the likelihood of truck accidents, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has created a list of regulations that truck companies and drivers must abide by to ensure the safety of everyone on the road. Failure to ...
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  • 6 Apr. 2016

    When Can Accident Victims and Their Families Pursue Exemplary Damages?

    Posted By Uvalle Law Firm, PLLC

    When a person is involved in an accident, no matter what the cause may be, they can experience feelings of stress, anxiety, and fear. When a person loses a loved one in a car crash or an individual sustains serious injuries in an accident, the consequences can be emotionally irreparable. Although monetary compensation cannot retract the feelings of sadness a family may face after losing a loved ...
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  • 15 Mar. 2016

    What to do After You Have Been Involved in a Car Accident

    Posted By Uvalle Law Firm, PLLC

    After you have been involved in a vehicle collision, you may experience anxiety, worry, and high levels of stress. However, it is important that you complete a few necessary tasks to ensure your rights are safeguarded after the accident. To help, our Dallas car accident lawyers have listed these steps below: 1. Seek Medical Attention Right Away. First and foremost, it is important you are assessed ...
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  • 9 Mar. 2016

    What Types of Compensation Are Available to Clients in Dog Bite Cases?

    Posted By Uvalle Law Firm, PLLC

    Pet owners have a responsibility to ensure that their pets do not cause harm to another person. Unfortunately, some pet owners are careless in this regard, leading to serious dog attacks that can cause severe or even catastrophic injuries. Sadly, many of these injuries happen to young children. When dog owners fail in this duty of care, they can be held responsible in the event that their dog ...
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