Blog Posts in 2018

  • Injured due to Faulty Construction? Let MR Civil Justice Help!

    Late last month, our clients—Brandon and Christina Roy—experienced an unpleasant wake up as their apartment’s ceiling completely collapsed. Hundreds of pounds of plaster-covered sheetrock and insulation plummeted in the early morning. Fortunately, no one was harmed when the collapse occurred after Brandon alerted his wife, Christina, upstairs after hearing the first crack. “Had it not been for ...
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  • What to Do When Injured While Lane Splitting

    Can I Sue if I’m Hurt by Another Driver While Splitting Lanes on a Motorcycle? Perhaps you’ve been injured by another motorist while on your motorcycle but aren’t sure whether you can take legal action against the person who hurt you. Maybe you were lane splitting when you were hurt and are worried that this will prevent you from filing a successful personal injury claim. However, you should not ...
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  • How to Steer Clear of Roadway Hazards While Riding

    Motorcyclists Must Take Greater Precautions Motorcyclists are already at a disadvantage when it comes to roadway safety. If you’re in a collision or an accident while out for a ride, you don’t have the protections other motorists do, such as external protection, seatbelts, etc. However, you can prevent most motorcycle accidents by being aware of common causes, such as those involving poor roadway ...
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  • What Is the Best Way for Small Business to Handle Legal Disputes?

    Mediation Is a Positive Option for Small Business Owners If you are a business owner with a legal dispute, you are probably searching for a way to resolve it without going bankrupt . Mediation can be a great solution when you butt heads with another business. It is more affordable than taking your case to court and generally far less time-consuming, both of which make a huge difference for small ...
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  • Can I File a Personal Injury Lawsuit on Behalf of My Child?

    Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit on Your Child's Behalf As a parent, you are legally able to file a personal injury lawsuit for your injured child. Legal guardians also have this right. Parents and legal guardians are able to negotiate and speak for their child in legal matters If injured through a negligent or irresponsible third party, children under the age of 18 have the right to receive ...
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  • What to Do When Your Insurance Company Denies Your Car Accident Claim

    Disclaimer: There may be a legitimate reason your insurance company denied your car accident-related claim. However, insurance companies have been known to deny claims as a means of unlawfully withholding necessary funds from policyholders. This can take a variety of forms, including: Refusing to pay a legitimate claim Delaying payment on a legitimate claim Refusing to take necessary measures to ...
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  • Car Accidents & Bad Faith Insurance Claims

    What to Do When Your Insurance Company is Slow or Unreasonable An insurance company may be acting in “bad faith” when it does not fulfill its obligation to provide coverage when merited, necessary, and required by the terms outlined in a policy agreement. Insurance companies also act in bad faith when they take a long time to get back to claimants and policyholders or stick insured persons with a ...
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  • What Should I Do After Being Involved in a Hit and Run?

    Call (214) 307-8387 Immediately if You Have Been Injured in a Hit and Run Accident. One of the best things you can do for yourself in the immediate aftermath of a hit and run accident is to secure qualified legal representation. As soon as you reach out to our team at MR Civil Justice, we go to work and begin investigating your case, helping you assess your damages, and doing everything necessary ...
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  • How Can I Prove the Driver Who Hit Me Was Distracted?

    Common Examples of Distracted Driving Distracted driving causes innumerable car accidents every year, injuring and killing many people as a result. Being hit by a distracted driver can cause very expensive and personally costly harm, including everything from medical bills to permanent disability and mental anguish. Distracted driving takes many forms, including: Texting while driving Reading ...
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  • How Much Can I Sue for in a Motorcycle Accident Case?

    Call (214) 307-8387 to Talk to a Motorcycle Accident Lawyer About Your Case. When filing a personal injury suit, the goal is not to squeeze as much cash as you can out of the person who harmed you. The goal is recover as much as you need to make a full, complete recovery without having to absorb the financial cost of someone else’s negligence—and we are here to help you make that happen. However, ...
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  • What to Do After a No-Contact Motorcycle Accident

    We Exist to Protect You. Before Doing Anything Else, Call Us at (214) 307-8387 . Motorcycle accidents are incredibly dangerous, in no small part because of the opportunity for grave and deadly error by motorcyclists and by other drivers. The personal injury cases that follow can be even trickier to figure out because of the challenge of proving another driver behaved recklessly. If you’ve been ...
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  • What Can I Do if My Child Was Bitten by a Neighbor’s Dog?

    It can be a terrifying experience to see your child attacked by a vicious animal or learn about it afterward. In addition to being scary, it can also result in some surprise expenses, such as hospital stays, surgery, medical treatments, and more, depending on the nature of your child’s injury. If your child’s injury and the related expenses came about because the dog’s owner failed to secure their ...
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  • Product Liability in Gun Accidents

    If you have been harmed in an accident involving a gun, you already know how scary it can be. Guns are powerful machines and an error, whether human or mechanical, can result in serious injury or death. Many gun-related accidents occur because of user error or recklessness. In such cases, the person who made the mistakes that led to your injuries is almost always liable. However, there are some ...
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  • MR Civil Justice Represents Injured Victim of Police Brutality in Lawsuit

    In 2014, 34-year-old Jon McDonald was handcuffed and heavily beaten by members of law enforcement in a Dallas motel. The encounter, which occurred in response to a 911 call from McDonald’s girlfriend, left him seriously injured. According to police, McDonald violently resisted arrest, though McDonald denies these claims. McDonald’s girlfriend reported that police were unnecessarily violent when ...
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  • 3 Ways to Resolve a Business Dispute Without Going Bankrupt

    If you are a small business owner, the prospect of going to court over a breach of contract, employee dispute, or other legal quarrel may seem daunting. The reality is that, even if the other party has wronged your business and is directly responsible for damages and financial losses, a court battle can create hefty costs to you and your business, both in terms of money and time spent engaging in ...
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