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How to Negotiate and Settle Allstate Insurance Claims in Texas

Posted on January 20, 2019 in Uncategorized

Filing an insurance claim in Texas with a company such as Allstate can be difficult. Insurance companies must pay for your damages out of their own funds, so some claims adjusters may find ways to reduce your settlement amount. If you suffered severe injuries in a car accident, the offered settlement amount may not cover… read more

How to Negotiate a Car Insurance Claim with State Farm Insurance in Texas

Posted on January 9, 2019 in Car accident

Negotiating a Texas insurance claim with a company like State Farm Insurance can be a difficult process. Many insurance companies do not offer adequate settlement amounts to people injured in serious car accidents or restrict the amount of money they can receive. When you are trying to stay on top of medical bills or find… read more

How Long Does It Take To Settle A Car Accident Claim in Texas?

Posted on December 13, 2018 in Car accident

If you are awaiting a settlement after a car accident in Dallas, a few factors may affect how fast you receive compensation. Costs of replacing a car often come simultaneously with expensive medical bills and potential loss of work. Generally, getting reimbursement from the insurance company takes about six weeks, but it can take longer… read more

Mcgilberry & Shirer Launch Fatality Data Dashboard

Posted on October 5, 2018 in Car accident

Texas has a reputation for having some of the most dangerous roads in the country, but just how dangerous? We wanted to see the total amount of fatalities that occur in the state annually, along with a detailed look at the causes and contributing factors. With data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Fatality… read more

Safe Driving Tips Around Deer and Other Wildlife

Posted on September 25, 2017 in Car accident

No matter where you drive – between rural or suburban streets, or even highways –  the risk of striking a deer is very real. It’s also incredibly dangerous. A fully-grown deer can cause extensive damage to your vehicle and injury to your person. Unfortunately, deer collisions are on the rise. The primary reason? Deer are… read more

The Ins and Outs of Bus Accidents

Posted on September 20, 2017 in Personal Injury

Over 125,000 passengers ride the bus throughout Dallas every single day. In addition, these city buses share the road with countless drivers, pedestrians, and bicycle riders. In light of this, accidents become a question not of “if” but of “when.” Many times, an accident involving a city bus is not the fault of the driver…. read more

How to Choose a Bicycle Helmet

Posted on September 11, 2017 in Cycling Tips,Safety Information

Few people on the road choose not to wear their seat belts while in a car. So, why would anyone ride a bicycle on the same city streets without a helmet? It just doesn’t make sense. Helmets are designed to make riding a bike safer, more accessible, and easier. In some areas, laws require the… read more

Road Obstacles and Motorcycle Accidents

Posted on April 18, 2017 in Motorcycle Accidents

If you own a motorcycle, it’s important to educate yourself on the most common road obstacles that can cause accidents. Stay alert, and stay safe! If you are involved in a motorcycle-related accident, it’s often a very good idea to hire a motorcycle accident lawyer for regardless of whose fault the accident was. Motorcycles have different… read more

Car Accident Settlements Checklist: Important Steps to Take at Crash Site

Posted on April 14, 2017 in Personal Injury

A vehicular accident can include significant expenses due to physical trauma, property damages, and mental anguish. You’ll need resources to pay the repair bills on your vehicle, the medical bills that may accumulate, and any legal fees you acquire. Hiring a car accident lawyer and reaching a settlement can go a long way in helping… read more

The Ins and Outs of Slip and Fall Lawsuits

Posted on April 11, 2017 in Personal Injury

First off, it is important to speak with an experienced slip and fall attorney regarding damages and going about filing a slip and fall lawsuit. The law can be confusing to outsiders. You’ve probably heard the term slip and fall before, but maybe never have fully understood what such a situation is referring to. A… read more