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Types of Arm Injuries from a Car Accident

Published on May 6, 2024 in Car Accidents.

Car accidents can jolt, crash, crush, or otherwise damage various body parts of those involved. Drivers often experience injuries to their arms as impacts occur while their arms are extended in the driving position, gripping a steering wheel. Though differently positioned, passengers can also sustain serious car accident injuries. Along with significant pain, arm injuries […]

The Role of the “Black Box” in Trucking Accidents

Published on Apr 23, 2024 in Truck Accidents.

A truck’s black box can provide critical information about the driver’s actions before a Texas truck accident occurs. Truck accidents are some of the most challenging wrecks in determining responsibility, and black box information can significantly impact the damages an injured driver may recover. The injured party is responsible for proving how a truck driver’s […]

Who Is at Fault in a Multi-Car Accident?

Published on Apr 9, 2024 in Car Accidents.

In Texas, fault determines whose insurance is going to pay for a car accident. Being found at fault also affects the ability to recover compensation if you are injured. Insurance companies will fight hard on this issue to limit what they must pay for claims as much as possible. In multi-car accidents, the fault may […]

Which Houston Highways Have the Worst Accidents (2024)

Published on Mar 28, 2024 in Car Accidents.

Interstate 45 (I-45) I-45 is a ribbon of highway connecting some of Texas’ major cities and ports for 285 miles. This road cuts through the middle of Houston and is a significant route for commuters traveling north to south. Additionally, it is a considerable freight corridor for goods entering the U.S. through the city and […]

Texas Fatal Car Accident Facts and Statistics (2024)

Published on Mar 5, 2024 in Car Accidents.

Texas Car Accident Deaths The COVID-19  pandemic kept people off the roads in 2020, resulting in a notable decrease in car accidents, although the number of people who died in those crashes went up. Car accident fatalities have decreased slightly since 2021, with only a 1% rise in 2022. Between 2022 and 2023, the state […]

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

Published on Feb 21, 2024 in Car Accidents.

Your auto insurance policy might provide some coverage for repairs or medical expenses following an accident with an underinsured driver. In fact, Texas auto policies all include personal injury protection (PIP) insurance to cover medical costs, lost wages, and other expenses for the policyholder. If you opt out of purchasing PIP, you must submit your […]

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

Published on Feb 14, 2024 in Car Accidents.

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 […]

What Is a Personal Injury Claim?

Published on Oct 12, 2023 in Personal Injury.

We know that even seemingly simple legal topics can be complex. This is is why we’re committed to being an accessible source of knowledge within our community. If anything in this blog is unclear or if you have further questions, contact us, and we’ll match you with a compassionate personal injury attorney in Houston for […]

How Car Accident Lawsuits in Texas Work

Published on Oct 12, 2023 in Car Accidents.

You suffered serious injuries in a car crash somewhere in Houston. Now, not only do you have mounting medical bills, but you can’t make ends meet in light of the significant lost wages you’re accumulating. What do you do? You may realize that taking legal action is the best course of action when you suffer […]

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 […]

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Types of Arm Injuries from a Car Accident

Car accidents can jolt, crash, crush, or otherwise damage various body parts of those involved. Drivers often experience injuries to their arms as impacts occur while their arms are extended in the driving position, gripping a steering wheel. Though differently positioned, passengers can also sustain serious car accident injuries. Along with significant pain, arm injuries […]

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The Role of the “Black Box” in Trucking Accidents

A truck’s black box can provide critical information about the driver’s actions before a Texas truck accident occurs. Truck accidents are some of the most challenging wrecks in determining responsibility, and black box information can significantly impact the damages an injured driver may recover. The injured party is responsible for proving how a truck driver’s […]

Read More

Who Is at Fault in a Multi-Car Accident?

In Texas, fault determines whose insurance is going to pay for a car accident. Being found at fault also affects the ability to recover compensation if you are injured. Insurance companies will fight hard on this issue to limit what they must pay for claims as much as possible. In multi-car accidents, the fault may […]

Read More