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Why Your Full Coverage Auto Insurance May Not Cover Your Accident

Why Your Full Coverage Auto Insurance May Not Cover Your Accident

What would happen if you were involved in a car accident? Chances are, you would look to your insurance company for assistance. This is especially the case if you have full coverage. Unfortunately, your “full coverage” may actually be inadequate to cover all the injuries and damages you sustained. You may wonder when this situation would happen. While it is important to have full coverage if you cause an accident, if someone else is at fault, they are responsible for

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Getting to Know Texas Rear-End Accident Laws

Getting to Know Texas Rear-End Accident Laws

Rear-end accidents are extremely common across Texas. While this accident may seem like a small fender bender, it can cause severe injuries and fatalities. When a rear-end accident occurs, many people automatically believe the person in the rear is at fault. However, this is not always the case. You must first understand Texas rear-end accident laws to determine liability in these accidents. If you or a loved one is involved in a rear-end accident, knowing the laws and contacting our

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Is Lane Splitting Legal in Corpus Christi

Is Lane Splitting Legal in Corpus Christi

It is not uncommon to see a motorcyclist riding on the center line between two lanes of traffic. This is especially common when traffic comes to a standstill. While lane splitting like this was not legal in Texas, it was not illegal, either. The new motorcycle law, HB-4122, changed this for motorcyclists throughout the state. However, the new law has highlighted a few exceptions to the rule. One is two motorcycles riding beside each other in the same lane. Another

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Tips to Avoid an Accident While Traveling This Holiday Season

Tips to Avoid an Accident While Traveling This Holiday Season

Many Corpus Christi residents anticipate the holiday season. It represents spending time with family and friends, attending parties and events, and reflecting on the past year. It is also a time when millions of people across the country travel. With more people on the roads in and around Corpus Christi, the likelihood of accidents increases significantly. At the Burkett Law Firm, we encourage everyone to use caution and stay safe this holiday season. However, if you are involved in a

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Understand Highway Accidents in Texas

Understand Highway Accidents in Texas

Highway accidents can be devastating, both physically and emotionally. In the blink of an eye, a person’s life can change dramatically. When you need legal representation following an accident, it is crucial to choose the right law firm to ensure that your rights are protected and that you receive the compensation you deserve. The Burkett Law Firm in Corpus Christi is a top choice for highway accident victims, with a team of experienced and dedicated lawyers ready to assist you.

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8 Best Ways To Navigate Driving in Heavy Rain

8 Best Ways To Navigate Driving in Heavy Rain

You have likely driven in the rain before; however, navigating in a heavy downpour is a different experience. The risks in weather conditions like this are much more extensive, and if you are not careful, you may be involved in a serious accident. At The Burkett Law Firm, we want to ensure you can navigate your vehicle safely, even in heavy rain. Here are some tips to help you if you find yourself in these conditions. 1. Reduce Your Speed

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Rear-Ended in Winter Weather: Legal Responsibilities in Texas?

Rear-Ended in Winter Weather: Legal Responsibilities in Texas?

Winter weather makes driving challenging and dangerous. Sometimes, drivers have no confidence or experience driving in ice, snow, or sleet, which increases the likelihood of accidents. Regardless of how cautious you are on the road, there is always the possibility that a winter-weather accident may occur. If someone rear-ends you because of ice or snow, you may wonder if that driver is still responsible for the collision. This is a good question. Here is what our rear-end car accident lawyer

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Can I Sue for Emotional Distress?

Can I Sue for Emotional Distress?

Being the victim of an accident and sustaining a personal injury can be a challenging and stressful situation. It is not unusual for those who are involved in this type of incident to experience significant emotional distress. For some, the emotional distress is so severe that it is debilitating. If emotional distress impacts your life after an accident, you may wonder – can I sue for emotional distress? This is a good question and one that is answered here. Emotional

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The Most Common Bicycle Accidents Injuries That Occur

The Most Common Bicycle Accidents Injuries That Occur

The benefits offered by riding a bicycle as an alternative to motor vehicles are extensive. Riding a bike can save money on gas, do something good for your body, and even do something good for the environment. While there are more than a few reasons to ditch your car and hop on your bike, there are also risks involved with this mode of transportation. One of the biggest risks is being involved in an accident. Unfortunately, when you are on

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Uninsured Motorist Accident Lawyer in TX

Uninsured Motorist Accident Lawyer in TX

If a driver causes an accident that results in injuries or property damage to someone else, the injured driver has a few options to recover damages. Most people choose to file a claim against the at-fault driver’s insurance company. While this is an effective option, not all drivers carry liability coverage, even though it is required by law in Texas. Unfortunately, this may leave you wondering what to do and unsure where to turn. While it can be a confusing

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