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Liability for an 18-Wheeler Accident

Posted on February 26, 2020 in Tractor Trailer Accidents

Everything you buy is brought to you by a truck.  And with economic growth, there are more and more things being purchased and transported.  That means there are more and more trucks out there, which means there will be more semi truck accidents.  But relatively speaking, truck drivers are safer than passenger car drivers. Commercial… read more

5 Myths About Bicycle Accidents Involving a Car

Posted on October 30, 2019 in Bicycle Accident Attorney

Handling personal injury claims has, like everything in life, gotten to be very complicated.  Here are some of the mistaken beliefs I encounter when discussing cases with clients.  Mistaken Belief 1: Everyone is insured and has lots of coverage. In Texas, the required liability minimum limits are a mere $30,000.  For injured cyclists, that… read more

Why Won’t My Doctor Treat Me?

Posted on September 25, 2019 in Personal Injury Insurance Claim

When you have suffered injuries in an accident, you turn to physicians to get you back on your feet. After being released from the emergency room, it is typical to have a follow-up with your primary care provider or a specialist. Surprisingly, many doctors refuse to treat accident victims. This comes as a shock to… read more

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

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