Recent Posts in Personal Injury Category Blog Home 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 ... Share This Post: Continue Reading 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 ... Share This Post: Continue Reading 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 ... Share This Post: Continue Reading 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 ... Share This Post: Continue Reading 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 ... Share This Post: Continue Reading 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 ... Share This Post: Continue Reading 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 ... Share This Post: Continue Reading 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 ... Share This Post: Continue Reading 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 ... Share This Post: Continue Reading 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 ... Share This Post: Continue Reading 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 ... Share This Post: Continue Reading 11 results found. Viewing page 1 of 1.