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Finding accurate information about complicated legal matters can often be challenging. Even knowing what sources to trust can be a confusing process. That’s why our experienced lawyers at Smith & Hassler regularly write in-depth articles about important legal topics.
Below, you can find the links to our articles about a wide range of issues. Each article contains a wealth of information about specific legal matters. Even so, it’s important to remember that the details for each case often vary from one matter to another. That’s why it’s important to consult an attorney if you believe you have a potential legal case. Simply contact us and schedule a free case evaluation at our Houston office.
Not exactly sure what a personal injury attorney does? Learn more about how a lawyer can help you after an accident caused by someone else. This informative article written by our Houston attorneys explains exactly what a personal injury lawyer does, from fighting for the maximum financial compensation you deserve for your accident-related expenses to representing you in court, if necessary. Take an active role after your accident. You have rights and your lawyer can stand up for them.
Filing a personal injury lawsuit in Texas can be a complicated process. Our experienced attorneys explain how the legal system works, step by step. From who can file a lawsuit to where you actually need to file, there are a lot of steps that need to be taken into consideration when taking legal action after a serious accident in Texas. Learn more about your legal rights in the Lone Star State.
With fewer vehicles on the road in 2020 due to lockdowns, stay-at-home orders, closures, and social distancing, you’d think there would be fewer fatal car accidents. According to data from the National Safety Council, that wasn’t the case. Our lawyers dig deeper into the issue and discuss why road deaths actually increased in 2020.
Hit-and-run accidents happen often in Houston and in many cases, crash victims aren’t prepared for the aftermath. Don’t pay for your unexpected medical expenses out of your own pocket. Our attorneys reveal how to protect yourself against the insurance company.
Texas has consistently ranked within the top 10 states with the worst drivers for the ninth year in 2020. According to an analysis by Car Insurance Comparison, drunk drivers account for the majority of catastrophic and fatal crashes in the Lone Star State.
After a car crash, many injury victims are eligible to receive financial compensation in the form of a settlement. What expenses are covered? What is the average settlement claim? Who decides the value of each claim? This article answers all those questions and many more.
Collisions caused by delivery truck drivers (UPS, FedEx, etc.) have become increasingly common in recent years. What should you do if a delivery truck driver causes your crash? What are your options? What are your rights? Learn more about these complicated legal cases.
Attorney Michael Smith wrote this article about the common causes of motor vehicle collisions in Houston. Based on the latest statistics and studies, this informative article examines the real reasons why car crashes happen each day in Houston.
Houston has some of the worst commutes in the country. Why is that? What makes commuting to work here so dangerous? What are the risks drivers face each day driving to work? This article examines these hazards and the best ways to avoid a crash.
Commercial trucks often cause serious collisions on Texas’ highways and roads. Unfortunately, not enough law enforcement officials are enforcing existing state and federal laws designed to prevent truck accidents. Learn more about this complex issue and how to stay safe on the road.
Pedestrian accidents have become increasingly common in Houston. What are the reasons why? What are common causes of these crashes? Our attorneys take an in-depth look at this serious issue and provide steps pedestrians can take to stay safe.
The number of traffic fatalities involving pedestrians in Texas has reached record levels. Just how bad are pedestrian accidents in the Lone Star State? Why are so many of these collisions happening? What is Texas doing to protect pedestrians? Learn more.