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Auto Accidents Rasansky Law Firm December 23, 2015
Close-up of a bicycle accident on the city street
Staff August 17, 2018

Don’t Let Schools Zones Become Death Zones This Fall Children are far more likely to make mistakes in judgment than adults are, and it is for this reason that the responsibility falls upon adult drivers to exercise particular care in school zones. Unfortunately, nearly 500 children are injured in car accidents every single day. More…

Motorcycle crashes into car
Jeff Rasansky May 15, 2018

Have you been injured in a motorcycle accident caused by the negligence of a passenger vehicle driver? If you ride a motorcycle, you’re aware of the danger traffic presents. You have the same rights to the road as cars do, but always remember that,  you are less visible, out-weighed, and  out-powered compared to passenger vehicles. There…

Car accidents caused by red-light runners
Jeff Rasansky May 8, 2018

Injured in an accident caused by a negligent driver who ran a red light? Red light accidents are very common and can cause catastrophic injury to those involved. For that reason, the state of Texas has implemented laws to help protect its motorists and has enforced special rules for turning left and right on red. …

Suzanna Grigsby was transported by air to a Tyler hospital where she died Sunday.
Jeff Rasansky May 15, 2018

Suzanna Brooke Grigsby, of Mount Pleasant, died Sunday after a wreck the evening of Wednesday, April 25. According to Mount Pleasant police, Three teens leaving Drill Team practice were involved in an auto accident near Mount Pleasant High School. Shamour Hines, 17, (driver) of Mount Pleasant and Grigsby, 16 (passenger), were headed westbound on North…

Hurt in a car accident without a seatbelt?
Jeff Rasansky August 14, 2018

Hurt in a car accident but weren’t wearing your Seatbelt? Since 2009, Texas law requires that all vehicle occupants wear a seat belt. Accident injuries incurred while not wearing a seat belt can significantly reduce your potential recovery compensation. In Texas, your right to seek compensation from the insurance company following a car accident is based on…

How Can I Prove the Other Driver Was Texting while Driving?
Jeff Rasansky February 27, 2018

Can I find out if the driver who hit me was texting and driving? The good news is that with the help of an accident attorney, you can obtain the at-fault driver’s phone records in order to determine whether or not he or she was sending or receiving text messages at the time of your accident….

Texas Car Crash Statistics
Jeff Rasansky April 25, 2018

For quite some time, the Lone Star State has unfortunately been known as the car accident capital of America. It’s estimated that about 3,500 people are killed on Texas roads every year. While car accidents are caused by many reasons, the main contributing factors in Texas have consistently been speeding and driving under the influence. Today, we’ll look at the…

Insurance Refuses to Pay Medical Bills
Jeff Rasansky February 7, 2018

Insurance companies are supposed to cover your medical bills, but will do everything in their power to pay as little as possible. Injury claims are handled very differently than property damage claims. While insurance companies are technically liable to compensate you for ALL your damages, they’re under no obligation to pay anything unless compelled by…

Fatal Car Accident Statistics
Jeff Rasansky November 14, 2017

While the number of distracted driving accidents went down in 2016, the total number of fatal crashes went up. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released USDOT accident data for 2016, showing a two-year spike in fatal traffic accidents that exceeds any swings the US has experienced in over 50 years. NHTSA data…

Lawyers Increase Settlement Offers
Jeff Rasansky December 8, 2017

I’ve been told that I should hire an attorney, but can’t I negotiate a settlement with the insurance company myself? While handling your own personal injury claim may seem like the easiest way to recover the compensation you deserve following an accident, it’s usually not in your best interests. Hiring an attorney costs you nothing…

Jeff Rasansky February 21, 2018

The other driver’s insurance company has offered me a settlement. Should I accept it? Will they negotiate? We commonly hear from people who’ve been offered a settlement from the insurance company shortly after being injured in an auto accident. People often believe that they have to make this decision very quickly, but that’s exactly what…

Texting and Driving Laws in Texas
Jeff Rasansky January 19, 2018

As of September 1st, 2017, texting and driving is illegal in Texas! Governor Greg Abbott announced on June 6th that he’s signed House Bill 62 into law, making Texas the 47th state to officially ban the dangerous practice of texting while driving. At least 45 cities have also enacted hands-free ordinances. Beginning on Friday September…

G-Forces in a Car Crash
Jeff Rasansky April 25, 2018

It’s not the speed that causes an injury; it’s the sudden stop. Remember that your body and organs are moving at the same speed that your car is moving. The g-forces involved in a motor-vehicle accident can easily cause catastrophic injuries, damage to the organs, or even death. Today’s cars come with an array of…

Car Accident Checklist
Jeff Rasansky February 19, 2018

What should you do immediately following a car accident? This checklist will help automobile accident victims understand exactly what they need to do in order to protect their rights and ensure no mistakes are made that can end up costing you later. No matter how carefully you drive, accidents can happen anywhere and at any…

Obtaining Traffic Camera Video Footage
Jeff Rasansky April 26, 2017

Was your car accident caught on a highway traffic camera? In this day and age, cameras are everywhere. In fact, you’d probably be surprised by the number of video cameras that catch your commute on a daily basis. But how easy is it to obtain a copy of this footage? We’ve all noticed them: video cameras along highways,…

Texas Drunk Driving Accident Statistics
Jeff Rasansky February 13, 2017

The sobering facts about drunk driving accidents in Texas. Texas unfortunately leads the nation when it comes to the number of fatal drunk driving accidents, with nearly 40 percent of all traffic fatalities being attributed to alcohol. Every year over 1,000 Texans lose their lives in drunk driving crashes. In addition to the pain and turmoil experienced by these victims and…

Jeff Rasansky February 19, 2018

Injured in a Dallas car accident involving an excluded driver? Have you been told that your car accident claim was denied because the at-fault party was an excluded driver? You may still have options! Call our Dallas-Fort Worth car accident attorneys at 1-877-405-4313 for a free consultation. Sometimes people choose to exclude certain drivers from their insurance policies for…

Accidents Caused by Sleepy Drivers
Jeff Rasansky February 19, 2018

Drowsy driving is a serious problem. Stay unhurt, drive alert! Those who choose to drive when they are sleepy or fatigued place the lives of many people in jeopardy, including their own. The statistics are alarming and continue to increase every year. While official government statistics tend to suggest that drowsy driving is only a factor in approximately 1-3…

Christmas Holiday Car Accident Lawyer in Dallas
Jeff Rasansky January 6, 2017

Car wrecks in Texas increase by 20% during the holiday season. According to recent data, there are more car crashes in Texas over the holiday season than there are at any other time of the year. Keep safe by staying alert of other drivers, and know what to do if you are involved in an accident. The increase…

Jeff Rasansky December 21, 2016

Have you been hurt in a Dallas car accident, but the at-fault driver was from another state? Our law firm can help you. If you’ve been injured in a Dallas-area car accident caused by an out-of-state driver, call 1-877-405-4313 and let our lawyers explain your options. We may be able to handle your claim at…

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