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Spinal Cord Injuries | The Devastating Reality of Car Accidents

Spinal Cord Injuries The Devastating Reality of Car Accidents

Motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) are one of the main causes of spinal cord injuries. Any sudden blow to your spinal column or surrounding area can change your life. In some situations, these injuries can be fatal. If you experience an injury to your spinal cord area, the damage could extend to the discs, vertebrae, and ligaments. These parts of the spine may break or even bleed due to the impact they experience. Your spinal column is where essential nerve pathways

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Do You Need an Attorney After a Car Accident?

Do You Need an Attorney After a Car Accident?

Have you ever wondered, “do you need an attorney after a car accident?” If you find yourself in this situation, it is a common question. In the state of Texas, no law requires you to hire an attorney when pursuing compensation for the damages and injuries you experienced in a car accident. While this is true, having an attorney represent your interests is recommended. At The Burkett Law Firm, we can investigate the cause of the accident and determine the

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Can Someone Sue After Insurance Pays in Texas?

Can Someone Sue After Insurance Pays in Texas?

You may have heard that after you agree to a settlement for your personal injury claim, you lose your right to sue the at-fault party. While this may be true in some situations, there are exceptions to the rule. Understanding these exceptions will help you better understand what your rights are. Contact The Burkett Law Firm’s accident lawyers to learn what your rights are. We have also provided some information on the question, “can someone sue after insurance pays in

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What to Do After a Car Accident?

What to Do After a Car Accident?

Any car accident, even a minor one, can be traumatic. It may be hard to remain calm and focus on what you should do after a collision occurs. If you experience significant injuries because of a car accident, you may miss time at work and have extensive medical bills to deal with. This makes the situation even more difficult to deal with. For situations where another person’s negligence or recklessness caused the accident, you may be able to file a

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Tips to Stay Safe and Avoid a Car Accident While Driving in Texas This Holiday Season

Tips to Stay Safe and Avoid a Car Accident While Driving in Texas This Holiday Season

When the holiday season arrives, more people are on the road than usual. While Texas does not have to deal with the issues some northern states do, such as extreme ice and snow, the weather can still get pretty cold and lead to some ice on the roads from time to time. Regardless of the situation, during the holidays, it is smart to implement a few tips to help you stay safe while on the road. If you are involved

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What Information Do I Need To File A Car Accident Claim?

What Information Do I Need To File A Car Accident Claim?

All drivers are required by auto insurance legislation to notify their insurance provider as soon as possible after getting in a car accident. A request for financial compensation for the physical harm done to the vehicle involved in the automobile accident is known as a car insurance claim. Depending on the state, insurance provider, insurance plans, and the seriousness of the event, different rules and laws apply to the filing of insurance claims. To make the procedure as stress-free as

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What Information Should You Collect After a Car Accident?

What Information Should You Collect After a Car Accident?

Personal injury attorneys from The Burkett Law Firm understand how traumatic being involved in a collision can be. Along with the damage to your personal property, you may have serious injuries to contend with. While seeking medical attention should always be a priority after an accident, victims should also try to collect information and evidence at the scene if they can. As time passes, evidence can be destroyed or disappear. Also, your recollection of what happened may become fuzzy. The

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Costs Of Long-Term Care After a Texas Car Accident

Costs Of Long-Term Care After a Texas Car Accident

If you are involved in a car accident, you may walk away with minor bumps and bruises. However, this isn’t the case for everyone. In some situations, you or someone in your family may suffer severe, life-changing injuries that require long-term medical treatment and ongoing care. Chances are you know the cost of ongoing treatment and care can be significant. That’s why it’s so important to get in touch with the Texas car accident lawyers at Burkett Law Firm to

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How Much Is My Texas Car Accident Case Worth?

How Much Is My Texas Car Accident Case Worth?

Just like in all other states, adding up the costs related to your accident and Texas car accident injury will help ensure you are offered a fair settlement. After a serious accident, your life may change significantly. While it may be difficult to handle at this time, the sooner you start to track your expenses and other indications of your case value, the better off you will be. Keep in mind that you don’t have to do this alone. At

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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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