Blog Posts in June, 2019 Blog Home Filing a Claim After Surviving a Car Accident Involving a Police Vehicle Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 27-Jun-2019 Police officers in Texas serve their respective communities by preventing crime and enforcing state laws. However, it’s not unusual to see a uniformed officer abusing their position by practicing dangerous driving habits, such as speeding, making illegal turns, and even participating in distracted driving behaviors. Of course, sometimes law enforcement officials are pressured or encouraged ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Understanding Texas' Good Samaritan Law Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 20-Jun-2019 The term “good Samaritan” originates from the Parable of the Good Samaritan, a famous allegory included in the Christian Gospel of Luke. Over the centuries, this designation has been repurposed into a common metaphor that describes any charitable, helpful, or selfless individual. For example, a good Samaritan can be a person who helps a stranger change a flat tire or habitually donates ... Share This Post: Continue Reading What Should I Do If My Police Report Isn't Ready? Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 17-Jun-2019 There are a few important steps you must take after a car accident if you intend to file a claim. In Texas, a driver needs to complete a police report after an accident or submit a Crash Report, Form CR-2 within 10 days of the collision if the accident resulted in injuries, death, or property damages exceeding $1,000. However, it can be difficult to complete these actions if you’re driven ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Truck Accident Compensation Explained Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 12-Jun-2019 Traffic accidents involving big rigs, semi-trailer trucks, and other large commercial vehicles are not the run-of-the-mill fender benders. Very often, there is not only significant damage to the transports involved but also significant bodily injury or even death of a passenger. The after-effects do not stop there. In many cases, traffic is halted indefinitely for clean-up and investigation, ... Share This Post: Continue Reading OSHA's 4 Fatal Construction Accidents Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 10-Jun-2019 The Occupational and Health Administration (OSHA) has operated under a single mission statement since its inception on April 28, 1971: “to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and providing training, outreach, education and assistance.” In the last 48 years, the workplace fatality rate has dropped 62% , and ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Catastrophic Injuries Defined Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 5-Jun-2019 You are cautious and careful when on the road. You put your safety and that of your fellow drivers first. You follow the rules and remain vigilant and alert for possible dangers. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said of every person who gets behind the wheel of a car. Some people drive in such a careless fashion that they should not even be on the road. If you have been badly hurt in a car ... Share This Post: Continue Reading 6 results found. Viewing page 1 of 1.