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  • Filing a Personal Injury Claim: The 6 Steps to Take After a Car Accident

    According to the Texas Department of Transportation, there can be up to 12,000 accidents a year in El Paso. While car accidents are, unfortunately, a common occurrence in Texas, most residents don’t actually know what to do when they’re suddenly involved in a collision. To aid our clients and protect future accident victims, the El Paso car accident lawyers at Farah Law have compiled a list of 6 ...
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  • Did a Tire Blowout Cause Your Car Accident?

    According to a report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, an estimated 400 deaths and over 10,000 fatalities occurred annually due to flat tires and tire blowouts, before the installment of tire pressure monitoring systems. While these numbers have decreased in the last few years, accidents still occur because of defective tires and car parts. If you are seriously injured due ...
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  • Who Actually Pays in a Car Accident Case?

    While knowing you are going to be financially compensated for your losses, some people actually feel some remorse or empathy for the other party. In some cases, people believe that the other party is personally responsible to pay the award, which can be thousands or even millions of dollars. This can financially devastate someone, and some people feel bad about that, even though they too have been ...
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  • Comparative Fault in Texas

    For a personal injury suit to be successful, fault needs to be proven and assigned to a defendant responsible for causing an accident. In many cases, personal injury defendants are a single party: a motorist, a property owner, a company. In more complex cases, however, there can be multiple defendants who all share some degree of fault. In these instances, how is responsibility assigned across ...
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  • Seeking Justice and Preventing Others from Experiencing Similar Tragedies

    Aside from serious injuries and the emotional and financial hardship that accident victims must deal with, there is also a justice issue involved. When you hold a drunk driver accountable, you do your part to help prevent others from experiencing a similar tragedy. One of the best examples of the justice factor in action is a non-profit organization called Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) . ...
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  • How Does Fault Influence Recovery in Texas Accident and Injury Cases?

    Who is at fault is a factor in recovering compensation in any accident and injury case. State laws vary in how they determine negligence, hold parties responsible and determine damage awards. The legal term “comparative negligence” refers to a comparison of negligence between parties involved in an accident or injury and typically judges must weigh the actions of all plaintiffs and defendants in a ...
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  • We all lose if the "loser pays" tort reform bill becomes law.

    House Bill 274 –called the “loser pays” tort reform bill – involves changing the Civil Practice and Remedies Code. The changes are ugly and run contrary to Texans’ longstanding belief that our court house doors should be open to everyone, no matter who they are or how much money they have. These changes will deprive Texans from accessing the court house. Let me explain one of the most important ...
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  • Allstate Insurance Claim Process- Adjuster and Injured Party

    This is way too funny (and true) not to share. Enjoy. Just remember this conversation before you change insurance companies. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7udS_kxWS04&feature=youtube_gdata_player It’s interesting how the conversation twists and turns and it somehow gets distorted……
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