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How Insurance Adjusters Determine Your Settlement Offer

Posted in Unsure About Insurance on February 22, 2018

Negotiating a settlement with an insurance company may seem like an uphill battle but with a little knowledge, understanding your insurance adjuster’s role in your settlement offer makes it easier when you are drafting your written demands. At Lapeze & Johns, our Houston car accident lawyers want to give our clients the edge over their…

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Common Causes of Commercial Vehicle Crashes

Posted in Car Accident on February 20, 2018

Even on the most beautiful of days and most pleasant of drives, there are many things on the road that can potentially put a little fear into our hearts. Random debris, potholes, and construction can all make us a little wary whenever we encounter them. However, there are fewer things that cause concern than an…

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Five Tips to Survive Any Winter Storm While Driving

Posted in Car Accident on February 20, 2018

After a record-breaking hurricane season, the Texas winter season wouldn’t be outdone, generating one of the deadliest winter storms in recent history. In Houston alone, the Harris County Sheriff Office reported that dispatchers took more than 400 crash reports. Police chief for Houston PD, Art Acevedo, stated that the city saw over 300 crashes in…

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Six Important Questions to Ask Your Maritime Lawyer

Posted in OS- Get to Know Maritime Law on February 20, 2018

Accidents can happen in the blink of an eye while working on commercial cargo vessels, fishing boats, tankers, or on the docks. Sorting out everything that needs to be handled after a personal injury, however, can be downright overwhelming. Especially when dealing with complicated state and federal maritime laws. Your Houston maritime lawyers at Lapeze…

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8 Myths About Personal Injury Claims Debunked

Posted in Personal Injury on February 12, 2018

There are a lot of myths about personal injury claims with many of them coming from television, movies, and misinformed family members. Unfortunately, listening to untrustworthy information can lead to making a bad decision. At Lapeze & Johns, PLLC, our Houston personal injury attorneys want to pull back the curtain of confusion in an effort…

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What You Need to Know About Car Accidents in the Winter & How You Can Protect Yourself

Posted in News & Events, Tips about Car Accidents on January 18, 2018

Texas has had quite an eventful winter season and winter storm Inga continued the unusually cold weather with frigid temperatures and icy roads that made traveling all throughout the state and Gulf Coast especially dangerous. The winter weather caused havoc, leaving roads dangerously slick and causing 100s of car accidents in Texas, shutting down interstates…

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What Types of Damages Can I Receive For My Personal Injury Case

Posted in I’ve Been Hurt- Now What? on January 11, 2018

If you or a loved one have been injured in a car accident, work-related accident, slip and fall, or other kind of incident as a result of another party, you may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit. When filing a personal injury case, injured plaintiffs typically want to know what type of compensation…

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Tips To Follow After A Car Accident

Posted in Tips about Car Accidents on January 4, 2018

A car accident can be one of the most terrifying experiences a person can live through. The impact of the wreck is likely to leave you shaky, disoriented, stressed, and possibly even injured. However, it is important to understand that the action you take immediately following a car wreck, and in the days after, can…

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What You Should Know About Maritime Law and Injuries

Posted in OS- Get to Know Maritime Law on January 4, 2018

The maritime industry is big business for the Gulf Coast and the people that call this region home. However, the work is quite dangerous, with both seamen and longshoremen frequently suffering devastating injuries as a result of terrible working conditions on tugboats, push boats, offshore platforms, jack-up rigs, semi-submersible rigs, crew boats, drill barges, and…

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Can You Make a Claim for Minor Injuries?

Posted in I’ve Been Hurt- Now What? on October 31, 2017

Making legal claims is always a tricky business. When it comes to one’s safety and health, any type of injury is cause for concern. Yet, not all companies see it that way. They tend to classify injuries and deem certain injuries less important than others. To an injured worker, it may not feel like a…

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