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What Does It Mean To Receive a Hospital Lien?

Published on Jul 26, 2023 in Personal Injury.

After being injured in a car accident or other personal injury event, you may find yourself receiving medical care in a hospital or health care facility. There, you may be given a hospital lien. What does it mean to receive a hospital lien? There’s no need to worry if you’re handed a medical lien. This […]

What Classifies as a Catastrophic Injury?

Published on Jun 2, 2023 in Truck Accidents.

Conduct a quick online search of the cities with the highest amount of traffic, and you’ll find Houston on the top 10 list. From I-45 to I-10 and I-69, these are just some of the many interstates that traverse the greater Houston area, with many U.S. highways and state routes in between. According to data […]

Auto Accident Settlement Timeline

Published on Jun 2, 2023 in Car Accidents.

Your hospital bills are coming in fast, but the insurance company hasn’t even made a settlement offer on your car accident claim yet. The stress of watching bills pile up while the insurance claims process drags on and on is a frustration many crash victims face. Investigating, documenting, filing, and negotiating a traffic accident claim […]

Identifying a Concussion After a Car Accident

Published on Mar 3, 2023 in Car Accidents.

You were involved in a car accident. At the time, it didn’t seem like anyone suffered serious injuries. Maybe you got a few scrapes and bruises but otherwise felt fine. But in the days following your crash, you’ve begun to notice a few troubling symptoms. You don’t quite feel like yourself. You’re trying to remember—Did […]

What Is Wrongful Death?

Published on Feb 3, 2023 in Wrongful Death.

A sudden and preventable death of a loved one is a loss that no family should have to endure. Unfortunately, 2021 saw 4,489 traffic fatalities in Texas and medical errors are believed to be the third leading cause of death nationwide. At The Mejia Law Firm, we have seen time and time again how a […]

What You Need To Know About How Uber Drivers Are Insured

Published on Jan 27, 2023 in Car Accidents.

Rideshares have become a vital part of the Texas transportation system, filling in the gaps created by lackluster public transportation and the high cost of owning a vehicle. However, it is important to remember that rideshare drivers, including those who work for Uber, are not professionally trained drivers. To become an Uber driver, you only […]

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Texas?

Published on Nov 8, 2022 in Wrongful Death.

In Texas, wrongful death lawsuits can be filed by various people, depending on the circumstances of the case. Generally, the spouse or children of the deceased person can file a lawsuit. In some cases, parents or grandparents may also be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit. The estate executor may file a wrongful death […]

What To Do After a Slip and Fall Accident

Published on Sep 30, 2022 in Premises Liability.

Slip and fall accidents fall under the umbrella of premises liability, an area of personal injury law that addresses the legal responsibility of property owners to maintain safe premises that are reasonably free from dangers. When a property owner fails to meet that responsibility, and as a result, someone is hurt, the victim may be […]

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Understanding Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Insurance (UIM) in Texas and Why You Need It

There are plenty of consequences to go around following a motor vehicle accident. Even those involving properly insured parties and with a clear-cut at-fault party bring hours of inconvenience at best and the potential for prolonged physical and emotional recovery at worst. Accidents with uninsured or underinsured motorists are even more problematic. Who covers the […]

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Top Causes of Car Accidents in Texas (2024) & Legal Options

Car accidents happen for a variety of reasons and, unfortunately, are not uncommon occurrences in Texas. After a wreck involving injuries, it is important to connect with a Texas car accident lawyer. You can trust The Mejia Law Firm to present you with your legal options and fight to help you recover compensation for your […]

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What Is a Personal Injury Claim?

You suffered a serious injury or were involved in a terrible accident. Maybe you’re out of work, or your bank account is shrinking as medical bills pile up. All you know is that you need help, and you need it sooner rather than later. So, what is a personal injury claim, and how can it […]

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