Tough Times: Insurers in Trouble from Pressuring Politicians

In The News, Insurance

Tough Times for Insurers as Lawmakers Pressure for Consumer Relief - Reyes Law Firm

With COVID-19 having shut down most parts of America for nearly three weeks now, insurers are not immune to government pressure to help the general public. While everyone is looking for a job and an income, daily life is becoming harder to afford across the board. Massive layoffs have taken over during these unprecedented times and lawmakers are hoping insurance companies can do their part to help out.

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Elderly Falling Dangers: Solutions at the Ready

Elderly Falling & Technology - Reyes Browne Reilley Law Firm

With the world continuing to become more technologically advanced by the minute, society as a whole has benefited tremendously. From medical advancement to the mass production of resources in order to sustain a much higher global population, technology has enabled us to grow exponentially. With that being said, one of the purest forms of bliss deriving from technological advancements has to be enabling independence as an individual gets older.

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The Very Real Dangers of Texting and Driving

Distracted Driving

The Very Real Dangers of Texting and Driving - Reyes Browne Reilley

If you were to explain just how dangerous texting and driving is to a teenager, what would you say? One solution would be to ask whether they would drive the length of a football field at 55mph blindfolded. It’s an accurate analogy, considering that the average time a driver takes their eyes off the road to use their smartphone is 4.6 seconds.

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Reyes Browne Reilley and COVID-19

In The News

An Outbreak Update From Reyes Browne Reilley

Our Reyes Brown Reilley staff would like to extend our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to all those who have been impacted by the COVID-19 virus outbreak. We know times are very difficult for many people during this situation and many businesses were unprepared for the situation at hand. However, our staff wants to reassure everyone this will not be the case with our firm.

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Texting & Driving by the Numbers

Distracted Driving

Texting and Driving By the Numbers - Reyes Browne Reilley Law Firm

You see it just about every day you drive your own car. Whether you do it yourself, or you spot someone in traffic staring down at a stoplight. There are constant issues with texting and driving happening at monumental rates. The problem truly exists in far more statistics than you can imagine. This is the very beginning of Reyes Browne Reilley’s law blog series on distracted driving. Please don’t read this while you operate your own vehicle!

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How long will it take to get money after my auto accident?

Frequently Asked Questions

The amount of time depends upon one’s case, the injuries sustained, and whether the case requires litigation. Sometimes it can be weeks, and sometimes it can be months or even years.

In some cases, the adverse party’s insurance company may offer a quick settlement just days after their insured caused your car accident. You can bet your best interests are not their primary concern, only minimizing your claim as soon as possible.

Along those lines, anyone promising a fast settlement should be suspicious to you, as they are likely more concerned with their interests and not yours or your family’s best interests. The DFW auto accident attorneys and dedicated staff at Reyes Browne Reilley have hundreds of combined years of experience ensuring our clients receive the maximum recovery in the shortest time possible.

The Car Accident Was the Other Driver’s Fault. Can I Just Settle it Myself Without an Attorney?

Frequently Asked Questions

In Texas, the laws of the road can make determining fault very tricky. It can be even more troubling when the adverse party’s insurance company is working against you to prove you were at-fault and deny liability on behalf of their client. As one of the longstanding motor vehicle wreck law firms in Dallas, we have seen this situation happen countless times.

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Staying Safe On Valentine’s Day

Holiday Season Blogs

Valentine's Day Safety - Reyes Browne Reilley Blog

As February is fully underway and love is in the air, our Reyes Browne Reilley staff want to remind everyone to be careful on the roads around this special holiday.  This year, Americans are projected to spend 32% more on Valentine’s Day than the record-setting year we had last year. We can attribute a substantial part of the Valentine’s Day spending forecast in 2020 to alcohol consumption, especially with Valentine’s Day falling on a Friday.

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What if I did not leave the scene of my car accident in an ambulance?

There’s no law requiring you to ride to the hospital in an ambulance after you have been a car wreck. If you feel your injuries require immediate attention, we would strongly encourage you to go the hospital emergency room, and to take the ambulance if necessary.

What is the Statute of Limitations to Bring a Texas Auto Accident Case?

Most people that do not practice law on a daily basis are unfamiliar with the phrase “statute of limitations.” However, it is quite simple to explain. The statute of limitations refers to a ticking clock from the moment an incident occurs, until a set deadline that revokes the right to file a lawsuit on behalf of that incident. Statute of limitations deadlines can vary based upon what type of incident the lawsuit pertains to.

In Texas, there is a statute of limitations for car accident injury claims. Typically, the statute of limitations for these types of incidents is two years from the date of the accident. It is the same for anyone even if they were driving, riding in a car, riding a motorcycle, a bicycle, a scooter, or even simply being a pedestrian on the side of the street. This is the exact same deadline time frame if you were to file a lawsuit for vehicle damage as well.

There are some exceptions that come into play when it comes to a car accident’s statute of limitations. For instance, if an individual died as a result of a car accident, the statute of limitations for their family members or other representatives to file a lawsuit for wrongful death resumes the day of the involved individual’s death.

For example, someone is in an accident in December. This person is not at fault but is in critical condition and placed on life support for months. This individual then passes away in February. The statute of limitations clock would have paused from the date of the accident until the date of the individual’s death. The family of the deceased can then file a lawsuit against the at-fault party’s insurance company up until two years from the date of the individual’s death. The pause only allows for up to a year of pause time between the date of the accident and the date of death in this scenario.

Do You Need More Answers For Your Potential Car Accident Case?

The best way to ensure your case is in the right hands is to call our dedicated DFW car wreck attorneys. Our attorneys have over 30 years of experience handling car wreck cases. We know exactly how to get the proper compensation that you deserve for your injuries and anguish. Call us now to get your car wreck injury claim started with the best attorneys in Texas. Call (214) 526-7900 to reach our Reyes Browne Reilley staff now.