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.Read More
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.Read More
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!Read More
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.
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.
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.
While traveling in an HOV lane, Tayna came to a stop in traffic. Consequently, a large quad cab pick up ran into the back of her vehicle going 60-65 mph. Even after walking away from the accident initially, she began to experience injuries. When this happened she decided to contact a lawyer to get help in battling the insurance. Tanya stopped by to share her experience with our Dallas car accident attorneys to our office staff. Watch what she had to say!Read More
Going to court can seem very intimidating for some people when it comes to deciding on whether to start a car accident injury case with a law firm or not. Whether it be due to the idea of taking time off from work, driving to a different city, or even just a fear of the courtroom itself, there should be no reason to worry with the proper law firm. For instance, most personal injury cases do not go to trial. This is a common misconception that every case will in fact goes to trial.
Some law firms will file a lawsuit only 1-5% of the time for their clients. They send out letters of demand for insurance companies to review and respond that are rather low-level demands. This creates a reputation that sticks with the law firm which tells insurance companies they will settle quickly, and for less money. Insurance companies love these types of law firms. However, clients do not like these types of law firms.
The experienced car accident lawyers at Reyes Browne Reilley prepare for every individual case we get as if it is going to go to trial. We have filed suit on around 50% of our cases because we want the insurance company to know that we are to be taken seriously. Our monetary compensation demands we send, to the insurance companies, on behalf of our clients are met more often and at higher amounts than other law firms because of this simple statistic. Few, if any other law firms have gone to court more for their client’s rightful compensation, than Reyes Browne Reilley.
When starting a car accident injury case with a law firm, your likelihood of having to go to court depends on this statistic. With some of the firms you hear repetitively on the radio, see on TV, or pass by their billboards, it is highly unlikely you will have to go to court. However, these firms are also notorious for settling for far lower than what their client truly deserves.
Were you in a car wreck? Do you suffer from injuries?
Your case will be in the best capable hands with our car wreck injury lawyers at Reyes Browne Reilley. Not only do we give you the best possible chance to receive the highest amount of compensation, but we also work for free unless we win your case for you. Your case deserves the highest-rated attorneys that genuinely care about their clients. Delaying only lowers your chances at a maximum recovery. Call our Reyes Browne Reilley legal staff now for your 100% free consultation at (214) 526-7900.