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How to Maximize Your Personal Injury Lawsuit Compensation

How to Maximize Your Personal Injury Lawsuit Compensation

Have you decided to file a personal injury lawsuit for the injuries you sustained due to the fault or negligence of another party or entity? If so, you need to do everything possible to maximize the compensation you receive. An important part of ensuring you make a full recovery is receiving adequate compensation. The steps you take after an injury matter. There are certain steps you can take to make the most of your personal injury claim. One of the

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Why You Should Never Apologize After a Car Accident

Why You Should Never Apologize After a Car Accident

After an accident, even one that’s clearly not your fault, saying “I’m sorry” may feel natural. However, you should avoid saying “sorry” or any other word of apology in this situation. This is because doing so may result in the other party taking it as an admission of guilt. This is especially the case if you are speaking to an insurance adjuster. Instead of saying you are sorry, you can try to express your concern for the other party in

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Tips for Choosing a Brain Injury Attorney

Tips for Choosing a Brain Injury Attorney

If you experience a traumatic brain injury (TBI), it may change every aspect of your life. It’s estimated that over 400,000 people experience TBIs around the U.S. each year. Many of these injuries are caused by an accident resulting from another person’s negligence or fault. For those who suffer a TBI, they may have to live with serious and lasting symptoms, including the loss of mental capacity, loss of focus and concentration, and the inability to control their emotions. Even

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Common Injuries in a Texas Car Accident

The Most Common Injuries in a Texas Car Accident 

When your vehicle collides with another in an accident, the result can be devastating for everyone involved. The injuries in a car accident can range from minor bumps and bruises to severe injuries and even fatalities. The severity of the injury usually depends on the type of accident, the force of the vehicles when they collide, and other factors like the safety features used or employed in the vehicle.  It can be confusing after a Texas car accident to know

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symptoms of mild tbi after texas accident

Getting to Know the Symptoms of a Mild TBI After a Texas Accident

A traumatic brain injury or TBI is well-known for its unpredictable nature. Unfortunately, these injuries can also have a huge impact on the lives of the victim and their families. Even though the severity of a TBI varies (just like other injuries), all types of head trauma have the potential to disrupt your day-to-day life, require a long recovery period, and even make the future unknown.  Our legal team has years of experience advocating for victims who have experienced all

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Did You Experience Whiplash in a Corpus Christi Car Accident or Is it More Serious?

Did You Experience Whiplash in a Corpus Christi Car Accident or Is it More Serious?

After a car accident in Corpus Christi, it’s not unusual to experience some aches and pains. One of the most common parts of the body that may experience pain is your neck. If this happens, you may wonder – did you experience whiplash, or is it something more serious?  The fact is, anyone can be in an accident, at any time. Because of this, you need to know when to pay attention to the aches and pains they cause.  After

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file lawsuit after car accident texas

How Long Do You Have After a Car Accident to File a Lawsuit in Texas?

According to Texas law, you have a set time limit to file your legal claim after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. If you cannot reach an agreement with the insurance company to provide compensation for your damages and injuries, then filing a lawsuit is the next logical step to collect the compensation you are owed.  However, in Texas (like in many other states), you have an established amount of time for filing your personal injury lawsuit after a

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how long does a personal injury claim

How Long Can a Corpus Christi Personal Injury Case Take?

Have you been injured in an accident with a negligent motorist in Corpus Christi, Texas? If so, the first steps to take include getting to a safe location, talking to the police, and receiving medical attention.  Once this is done, we recommend reaching out to our legal team at the Burkett Law Firm. We can review the facts of your case, question any witnesses, gather documentation and reports and help you pursue a personal injury claim.  When you find an

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pre existing conditions may impact personal injury claim

How Pre-Existing Conditions May Impact Your Texas Personal Injury Claim 

Accidents occur in Texas every day. In fact, TxDOT reports an accident occurring every two minutes that results in an injury. This means that almost 90K people are seriously hurt in Texas car accidents every year.  If you are involved in a car accident, the most important first step is to get medical treatment for any injuries you sustained.  It is also a good idea to retain the services of a personal injury attorney if the accident was caused by

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common causes of truck driver fatigue texas

Common Causes of Truck Driver Fatigue in Texas

Any time someone is tired while behind the wheel, it presents a potentially serious and dangerous situation. However, if truck drivers are tired, they can make mistakes that result in accidents or fall asleep behind the wheel, which can have devastating consequences for them and others on the road.  Unfortunately, the state of Texas consistently ranks at or near the top of the list when it comes to truck accidents. Many of these accidents are caused by cases of truck

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premises liability lawsuit corpus christi

Tips for Strengthening Your Corpus Christi Premises Liability Lawsuit 

Premise liability cases occur if your injury was caused by defective or unsafe conditions on someone’s property. If you suffered an injury at someone’s home, a commercial property, apartment building, or similar location because of negligence, you might have the right to file a premises liability claim. However, you must prove negligence was present for this to be possible.  In this type of situation, hiring our experienced premises liability attorneys can help you with your case and ensure you recover

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