Car Accidents

O'Hara Law Firm Houston TX

The O’Hara Law Firm recently settled several claims for policy limits on behalf of clients who were injured by drivers insured by Elephant Insurance. Elephant Insurance is a subsidiary company of the Admiral Group. The company is less than ten years old. Elephant Insurance currently offers insurance in only six states: Illinois, Indiana Maryland, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. Elephant insurance ...

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CenterPoint Energy Truck

Patrick O’Hara recently resolved a lawsuit on behalf of a plaintiff against CenterPoint Energy and one of its employees. While stopped for a red light near the edge of Spring, Texas and Houston, Texas, the plaintiff was rear-ended by a CenterPoint energy truck. The driver diverted his attention from the road in front of him for a brief period of ...

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Texas is a modified comparative fault state. When an injured person seeks compensation for an injury caused by a motor vehicle collision, the injured person must prove the other driver is at fault. If more than one entity is at fault for the person’s injuries, each entity is responsible for compensating the victim based upon its percentage of fault. If ...

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O'Hara Law Firm Houston TX

Have you been injured in a car accident involving a driver that is insured by GEICO and wonder why the insurance company refuses to pay your medical bills or compensate you for pain and suffering? You are not the only one. GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) has a policy to refuse to pay legitimate injury claims when the motor vehicle ...

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O'Hara Law Firm Houston TX

Attorney Patrick O’Hara recently settled a case on behalf of a man who was injured by a negligent driver who collided into the rear of Plaintiff’s vehicle while stopped at a red light. The Plaintiff suffered injuries to his neck and eventually had to undergo multiple surgeries to address his pain. The negligent driver was insured by PURE insurance...

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On Sunday morning, a car ran a red light and then left the roadway. The car drove over a curb and struck a pedestrian before crashing into the side of an apartment building. The car accident occurred near the intersection of Congress and La Branch. The pedestrian was taken to St. Joseph Medical Center where he passed away...

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O'Hara Law Firm Houston TX

Earlier this week, a three-year old child was struck by an air conditioning repair company van. The boy was riding his bike in the apartment complex when he was struck by the vehicle. Police responded to the scene at Streamside Place Apartments. The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene of the accident and answered questions by the police...

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O'Hara Law Firm Houston TX

If a person is involved in a motor vehicle collision, Texas Transportation Code Section 550.023 requires the driver of the vehicle to exchange information and render aid. Texas Law requires the driver to give: (1) his name and address; (2) registration number of the vehicle; and (3) name of the operator’s motor vehicle liability insurance to any person injured or ...

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O'Hara Law Firm Houston TX

Texas Law requires all drivers to carry liability insurance with a minimum policy limit of $25,000 for property damage and $30,000 for personal injury damage. Liability insurance covers the other driver’s property and personal injury damages if you are at fault. However, approximately 15% of Texas drivers do not carry any automobile insurance. Thus, if you are in a motor ...

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O'Hara Law Firm Houston TX

A young lady who recently moved to Houston was injured as a passenger in a car when another vehicle ran a stop sign and struck the passenger side of the car. The young lady was taken from the scene of the collision in an ambulance when she was unable to walk at the scene of the crash. Her spinal column ...

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