Jay F. Moritz
Personal Injury Law
Though accidents can occur virtually anywhere and under any
circumstances, some of the most serious and costly accidents occur
while people are involved in traffic related activities.
Although some traffic accidents my subject the wrongdoer to criminal
sanctions, injuries suffered in such an accident usually are
compensable also through a personal injury civil lawsuit.
The Personal Injury Law describes the framework of a personal
injury suit. Most civil suits arising from traffic accidents
are based in negligence. Tort litigation involving traffic
related activities can be extremely complicated. Retaining an
inexperienced lawyer my result in a plaintiff losing a lawsuit or
not receiving the recovery that he or she deserves. It is
important that a person injured in a traffic related accident choose
an attorney with appropriate experience and familiarity with the
subject matter of the lawsuit.
Like any state, Texas has its share of serious automobile
accidents. Recognizing that accidents can be costly, Texas
requires that every driver and owner of a motor vehicle maintain at
all times an approved from of financial responsibility. In
general, this is accomplished through the purchase of motor vehicle
liability insurance. Insurance companies also must provide
coverage with minimum policy limits for the insured to protect them
against uninsured or underinsured motorists. Failure to obtain
and maintain such insurance coverage (or other proof of financial
responsibility, such as a surety bond or self-insurance) can lead to
revocation of a driver's license and car registration, a fine,
Hiring an experienced attorney can also save you out of pocket
expenses for such items as medical bills and prescriptions. In
many cases an attorney may even represent you without you having to
pay money up front.