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An Out-of-State Driver Injured Me. Is My Accident Different?

Getting into a car accident can be frustrating, especially if an out-of-state driver operated the other vehicle that hit you. Why would it be more frustrating? Not many people know this, but insurance minimums are different between states. In places that have a lot of tourist appeal and see tons of traffic moving in and out of the state—like Texas—it is common…

What to Do After a Motorcycle Accident

Nobody knows when they are going to be in an accident, so there is no real way to plan for it. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be prepared for when it does occur. At Mathias Raphael PLLC Accident & Injury Lawyers, our Dallas personal injury attorneys represent all kinds of motorcycle accidents and accident injury cases. We know what to look…

Don’t Post about Your Injury on Social Media

We live in a society constantly sharing everything they do on social media. It’s natural to want to share your personal injury story on social media, but our Dallas personal injury attorney advises you not to refrain. Sharing your personal injury story could have a serious negative impact on your case. Below are some reasons you should never share your injury on…

Why You Need to See a Doctor After an Accident

If you’ve just been involved in a car accident, your first reaction is usually to make sure you don’t feel any pain or injuries. If your car accident was minor, you might not notice your injuries right away and decline medical treatment. You discover weeks after your accident, you were injured; you just didn’t notice the symptoms right away. This situation is…

Kits to Have in Your Car

Drivers are often reluctant to take adequate safety measures in order to be prepared whenever problems occur on the road. Their trunks are barren, they possess no supplies, and if their vehicle experiences a breakdown of some sort, they may be stranded for a while until help arrives. If a disaster happens on the road, a little preparation can go a long…

Avoiding Road Rage

Whether someone cuts you off or tailgates you, there are many frustrating situations we encounter when we drive on the roads and highways that cause us to become angry. Road rage is a serious problem which poses a significant threat everyone who operates a vehicle. Unfortunately, most drivers who experience road rage from other motorists typically respond in aggressive behavior as well….

Determining Compensation for Pain & Suffering

Whether you are involved in a devastating car accident or slipped and fell on someone else’s property, if you have been injured by a negligent party, you may be entitled to recover compensation for medical expenses, loss of income, as well as pain and suffering. However, you may be wondering how anyone can put a dollar amount on pain and suffering anyway?…

Top 10 Defective Car Parts

Automobile manufacturers have an obligation to provide their customers with functional and safe products. However, defective car parts are discovered every year, which places the lives of the drivers in imminent danger. Unfortunately, a recall is not typically announced until car accidents resulting in serious injuries or deaths have occurred. In order to be mindful of the possible hazards that your vehicle…

Steps to Take After a Car Accident

A first-time car accident can be a frightening and stressful experience, especially if injuries are involved. However, failure to take adequate actions immediately after an accident can leave you having to pay for medical costs and property damage out of your own pocket. By taking the proper steps to address injuries and substantial damage, as well as document the scene itself, you…

Proving Fault in a Car Accident

Car accidents can be scary. If you were badly injured, you may wake up in the hospital completely unsure of what happened. If not, you may not remember exactly what happened in the moments leading up to the crash. Do either of these situations sound like your accident? If so, you may wonder, how can I prove the other driver was at…