How Long Do You Have To Go to a Doctor After a Houston Car Accident?
If you’ve been involved in a car accident, your number one priority should always be your health, safety, and wellbeing. But when you’re also handling everything else that comes after a crash, from talking with your insurance company to taking pictures of evidence at the accident scene, prioritizing yourself can be a challenge. At The […]
Identifying a Concussion After a Car Accident
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 You Need To Know About How Uber Drivers Are Insured
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 […]
Texas Dram Shop Laws
An intoxicated motorist might not be the only party liable in a drunk driving accident. Consider this example: A bartender knowingly overserves an already-intoxicated customer and then watches them stagger to their car and drive away. Can the bar be held liable for a drunk driving accident the customer causes later that night? Texas dram […]
What Is My Next Step After I’ve Sustained Car Accident Injuries?
As a Houston resident, you don’t likely need any reminding of how heavily congested our city’s roadways are. The traffic is overwhelming, no matter whether you drive down city streets or take your car out on the interstate. The heavy congestion doesn’t just impact commute times but instead gives way to The Bayou City’s above-average […]
Should I Go to the ER After I’ve Been Injured?
Car accidents are often traumatizing events, and the period of time that immediately follows may be marked by feelings of confusion and uncertainty. You might not be sure what you should do or where you should go when leaving the scene of the accident. If you were injured, there is one obvious answer—the emergency room. […]
Five Things You Should Do Immediately After Being Involved in a Collision
At The Mejia Law Firm, we continually work to educate ourselves and our community about the best ways to avoid and prevent car accidents on the roads of Houston. But accidents do happen, and you as a vehicle owner should be prepared and know how to handle a car crash in case you are involved […]