Author name: Robert C. Slim

How Long Does Car Accident Litigation Take?

Question:  I have a car accident attorney in Dallas.  I was told that a lawsuit must be filed.  How long will that take? Robert’s Answer:  That’s a hard question to answer. I’ve had cases where settlements took a matter of weeks and nobody ever saw the inside of a courtroom.  I’ve also had cases that […]

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I’m Being Sued for an Accident Involving a Car that I Sold

Let’s say you just sold a car.  The sale went smoothly and you hand the buyer the keys and signed title.  The buyer leaves with your car.  However, the car is still titled in your name with the Department of Motor vehicle.  How so you protect yourself if the buyer gets into a car accident

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At-Fault Driver Will Not Contact Insurance Company

      THE DRIVER’S “DUTY TO COOPERATE.” Every insurance policy has a “duty to cooperate” clause.  This means that any person seeking coverage under the policy must cooperate with the company’s investigation and defense of the claim.  Failure to cooperate may be grounds for the insurance company to deny coverage.  But that doesn’t mean

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Hit And Run Accidents. What to Do if the Other Vehicle Left the Accident Scene.

Hit-and-Run Car Accidents are Very Common.  There are many reason why someone will leave the scene of the accident.  Sometimes people just panic and leave the scene.  Other times the other driver doesn’t have a valid license, auto insurance, is driving while intoxicated, or just doesn’t want to get in trouble for the accident. When

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Things to Remember When Choosing the Right Personal Injury Lawyer

How to Look for the Right Personal Injury Lawyer When you are injured, you want to get a quick resolution to your case. However, you should not hire the first lawyer you see on a commercial, a billboard, or online. First and foremost, not all lawyers specialize in every area of the law.  For instance,

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Recoverable Damages in a Personal Injury Case

Under Texas law, what sort of damages are recoverable in a personal injury case?  In general, a victim of personal injury is entitled to collect the following as compensation for injuries sustained in an accident: Texas law provides for various categories of personal injury damages that one can recover.  However, every case is determined on

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