I agree with the other answers to this question. And in addition to how difficult it is in Texas to bring a medical Malpractice claim, John Peter Smith is a county hospital with certain immunities with limits on liability that also can make an attorney think twice about taking your case.
You need to set your ticket for trial and be prepared to go all the way in case the prosecutor will not work with you. Obviously any deal involving a deferred prosecution will guarantee that it will not affect your drivers license unless you violate the terms of the probation. Most cities have payment agreements for this type of probation and the fines and court costs are negotiable with the city.
There are numerous attorneys in Texas who specialize in traffic ticket defense and most...
Of course your best course of action is to obtain a personal injury attorney to asses your legal options. Sometimes the threat of a lawsuit by an attorney can make the insurance company re-evaluate their position without actually having to file a lawsuit. However, if their position is still no to damages then look at the possibility of filing a lawsuit. Most personal injury attorneys work on a contingency fee in the State of Texas, so it should not cost you anything to hire an attorney.
You need to retain an attorney soon as possible. If he is searious about the joining the service you might have your attorney approach the prosecuting attorney and use the military commitment to try and obtain a some sort of favorable result or plea or dismissal. Coby
She could receive a citation. Also, if your insurance company pays for the property damage then they might sue her for the damages that they paid for out of pocket. If this happens then any judgment taken, at least in Texas, can be forwarded to the State Department of Driver's License, or it equivalent, and that persons drivers license can be revoked until the money judgment is paid. I would consult with any attorney and maybe call your personal insurance agent.
Most injury attorneys work on a contingency fee. You can fire them at any time but your must consider the proximately to the date of the trial and whether the judge will allow your new attorney if you hire one, to take the time to prepare. Should you fire your attorney he or she may attempt to keep a lien on your case for fees if they think they were not fired for good cause. The attorney may try to make you pay for expenses he has accrued in the case. So you should try to negotiate a full...
Your first concern should be the criminal investigation. I would retain a criminal attorney as soon as possible to monitor any criminal investigation and visit with the prosecuting attorney to make sure your side of the story is known without giving up anything detrimental. Because there is a death involved they are going to make sure the investigation is thorough and could seek criminal charge.
On the other hand, if you were injured and the accident was not your fault you should also...
Yes, it happens all the time. People always can disagree as to how an accident happened or who is at at fault. If they make a claim then notify your insurance carrier immediately and let them carry the flag for you.
It is not likely, however, if the insurance isn't available then they may attempt to make some sort of negligent entrustment claim. Although, I likewise feel that this is a real long shot given the facts as you have stated them and the age of your son.. Your son on the other hand can be held personally liable for any money damages. In a addition in Texas if the plaintiff obtains a money judgment against your son then it can be filed with the State and his drivers license can be suspended...
Most governmental entities have some sort of immunity. They also have certain guidelines for making a claim. It is most important that you notify the city of your claim immediately as they have deadlines that are usually just a few months. Then talk to the city about repairs to your vehicle and if the do not then contact an attorney.