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Is Texas An At-Fault Or No-Fault State?

Texas is an at-fault state when it comes to car accident claims. That means a driver who causes a collision is responsible for the damages.  The Difference Between At-Fault and No-Fault States In at-fault states, like Texas, financial responsibility for a car accident is placed on the party who caused it. Therefore, you can...
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Understanding Texas’ Modified Comparative Negligence Law

Posted December 21, 2022 in
Each state has negligence laws that apply to personal injury cases and impact how much compensation injury victims can recover. In Texas, the courts follow a modified comparative negligence system. Under this rule, each party to a lawsuit is assigned a percentage of fault which factors into settlement discussions and jury verdicts.  What is...
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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in Texas?

Posted October 31, 2022 in
Under Texas law, only certain people have the legal standing to file a wrongful death claim.  Spouses The spouse of a deceased victim has the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit. This includes a person who was legally married to the deceased, as well as individuals who were married by common law. For...
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