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Questions to ask a Texas Personal Injury Lawyer

Questions to ask a Texas Personal Injury Lawyer

10 FAQ and Answers for a Texas Personal Injury Lawyer Finding a quality, experienced personal injury attorney can feel like a daunting process if you are injured. This is especially the case when you see countless “over the top” advertisements for personal injury lawyers in your area. While it can take some time and effort to find the right lawyer for your needs, a good place to begin your evaluation is with a face-to-face consultation. During this consultation, you will

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9 Things to Do After a Car Accident

9 Things to Do After a Car Accident

It is estimated that approximately 3,700 people in the U.S. lose their lives due to a car accident every day. This does not even account for the thousands of injuries that occur. If you are involved in a car accident, it can be a scary and frustrating time. While this is true, it is still important to take the right steps to protect your right to collect damages from the at-fault party. 1. Do not Leave the Scene of the

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10 Types of Distracted Driving That Cause Accidents

10 Types of Distracted Driving That Cause Accidents

By now, most people realize that distracted driving is dangerous. But even so, this remains a major problem throughout the United States (and many other parts of the world). As a driver, it’s critical to understand the many types of distracted driving. This knowledge will help you avoid a situation in which you put yourself and others on the road at risk of an accident. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are three categories of distraction

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Understanding Negligence

Understanding Negligence in Texas

When it comes to personal injury claims, there’s no shortage of things you need to know. And at the top of the list is a sound understanding of negligence. Negligence laws vary by location, so you must focus solely on the state in which you are filing a claim. At The Burkett Law Firm, we have been fighting for the rights of Texas injury victims for three generations. For that reason, we are in the unique position to not only

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7 Most Common Corpus Christi Personal Injury Cases

7 Most Common Corpus Christi Personal Injury Cases

In 2019 there were 37 fatalities in Corpus Christi due to car accidents, with 11 of these fatalities involving a drunk individual. Each year, the number of injuries and fatalities seems to go up, leading to more and more personal injury cases. Unfortunately, car accidents aren’t the only cause of personal injury claims.  If you live in this area, you may wonder – what are the most common personal injury cases? At the Burkett Law Firm, we see hundreds or

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What Do I Need to Know About Suing for Personal Injury Damages in Texas?

What Do I Need to Know About Suing for Personal Injury Damages in Texas?

Personal Injury Claim Written On Color Sticker Notes Over Cork If you or a loved one has been injured due to the negligence of another party, it’s imperative to learn more about your legal rights. This will lead you to address an important question: what do you need to know about suing for personal injury damages in the state of Texas? The first thing you must do is pinpoint the reason for your personal injury claim. There are various types

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