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  • Truck accident with major injuries.

    I got rear end by Truck, If you sue truck driver and Truck company and truck insurance company pay you for policy limit but your Injuries are so big, can you still go after truck "Company"?. Do truck company have any company insurance coverage in ...

    Brian’s Answer

    You should call a Board Certified Personal Injury Lawyer immediately to determine your options. Many of the best will offer you a free Case Analysis.

    Be careful, though: Some lawyers advertise for trucking cases but don't have any real track records handling large, complex cases. So make sure you call an accomplished attorney with a proven track record of success.

    -Brian Beckcom

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  • Can I get compensation (Pain/Suffering) from a company that my injury happened.

    I was on a customers work site, I was on the phone when I leaned on a Rack that holds Drilling JARS, this particular JAR was approximately 15-20 feet long, weighs approximately 2000-3000 pounds. The JAR rolled off the rack and onto my foot crushi...

    Brian’s Answer

    You should contact a Board Certified Attorney. You may have a very good case. Don't wait until all the evidence and witnesses are gone.

    -Brian Beckcom

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  • What does it mean when attorneys assistant says they are releasing me because I was involved in another accident?

    2 mos ago hit by 18 wheeler, got a lawyer, went to treatment, then recently injured as a passenger, reported to attorney within 2 days of accident. The assistant said they are releasing me on 1st case, but if I wanted them to represent me in sec...

    Brian’s Answer

    You should hire a new lawyer who isn't afraid to take on a case with some complications. I'd recommend a Texas lawyer who is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law.

    -Brian Beckcom
    www.VBAttorneys.com

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  • Looking for a lawyer who handles offshore injuries and you can contact when needed

    I fell down the stars of a work boat.I it had no non skid and I ended up getting 3 hernias.Took me a year to fully heel and is not the same person anymore

    Brian’s Answer

    I second what Jeff Meyer said. You need an experienced offshore injury lawyer. Your case could be a significant case, but you need a lawyer with experience in these types of cases b/c the law is completely different than land-based law. In fact, your case probably falls under the Jones Act.

    Here' are some videos that may be helpful to you:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bw0qlgfwjxE&list=PL2A6090C8A0A77A3D&index=11

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QroG2TqlD1Y&list=PL2A6090C8A0A77A3D&index=34

    -Brian Beckcom
    www.VBAttorneys.com

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  • My husband was in a one car accident. Swerving to miss an object in the road the car flipped. He was thrown out and is now in

    ICU with 7 broken ribs, a collapsed lung and 3 broken bones in his neck. He also has bleeding on the brain. Can I sue my car insurance to help with medical bills?

    Brian’s Answer

    You need to see if you can identify the source of the object in the road. If you can, it could be a case worth pursuing. I think you should get a lawyer to investigate for you immediately.

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  • 18 wheeler accident. ...Do I need a lawyer or can I handle the case since liability is not a issue? ??

    I was t-boned by a big rig who ran a red light. My light was green, as I proceeded through the intersection, he hit the passenger side of my car. My car slid and then flipped over on the driver side and slid some more. He came to a stop after hitt...

    Brian’s Answer

    I would suggest you contact a Board Certified Personal Injury lawyer with experience winning 18-wheeler cases. Very important that you not only get a lawyer on your side but also that you get a lawyer with a history and reputation winning 18-wheeler cases.

    Here are some resources you may want to look at that should be helpful to you:

    http://www.vbattorneys.com/practice_areas/houston-truck-accident-lawyer-texas-18-wheeler-accident-attorney.cfm

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  • Is there any legal standing?A friend got killed by a truck after stepping out of his vehicle to check his flat tire? Can the dri

    Is it illegal to step out? if so, is there no hope for some kind of compensation for the family? what are the chances or odds?

    Brian’s Answer

    You absolutely need to hire a lawyer immediately to investigate. I would recommend a Board Certified Personal Injury Lawyer. There may be a case for the family, there may not be, but you need to have someone who knows what they are doing investigate the family's rights before all the evidence disappears.

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  • My 4 year old nephew got into an unsecured pool area and drowned in apartment complex pool, can we sue the complex ?

    The pool area had a wire around the gate however it wasn't secure so that a child could not get through.

    Brian’s Answer

    You absolutely can sue the complex. In fact, we have handled cases against apartment complexes and are working on one right now that's very similar. Some of these apartments complexes are owned by "slum lords" who don't follow the rules and regulations.

    I'd recommend you consult with a Board Certified Lawyer immediately to learn your options, timing, etc.

    Good luck.

    -BB

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  • Looking for decent lawyer for my 2 rear ended accidents.

    I got rear ended 2013 April and again on September by Concrete truck, I was brutally hurts and received Neck Surgery and follow by lower back Surgery. I facing two more Surgeries to my thumbs. My be even 5th surgery for my dislocated rib. I paid...

    Brian’s Answer

    My suggestion would be to consider hiring a Board Certified Personal Injury Lawyer. You can find Board Certified lawyers in your area by doing your research on the Internet and / or getting recommendations from other lawyers or friends. It sounds like you may have a case (potentially) worth some significant money. Accordingly, you should consider hiring a lawyer or law firm with a track record of success in larger, more high profile type cases. Lots of lawyers handle run-of-the-mill personal injury cases. Most lawyers don't handle higher value type cases.

    Best of luck.

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  • I work construction and got hurt repairing a bulkhead. My boss's workers comp carrier refused to pay for my disability. Help!

    The workers comp carrier said that it did not have to pay because I was working in a boat when I hurt my back.

    Brian’s Answer

    Chances are good you fall under the Jones Act, which means you don't get worker's compensation, you get "maintenance and cure." You also can sue your employer for negligence and recover much better compensation than you would if it was pure worker's comp.

    If you're interested in learning more, go to this site: www.JonesActBook.com.

    Best of luck

    Brian Beckcom
    www.VBAttorneys.com

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