Right of Way Laws in Laredo, TX
Roderick C. Lopez | September 21, 2023 | Texas Law
When someone has the right of way on the road, it simply means they have the right to proceed into an intersection. Car drivers are typically the first ones thought of with regard to having the right of way, but so too can pedestrians and cyclists. Part of learning to drive is learning when another… read more
Who Are the Plaintiffs and Defendants in Personal Injury Cases?
Roderick C. Lopez | September 9, 2023 | Personal Injury
Navigating the world of personal injury law means familiarizing yourself with different legal terms. Two of the most fundamental are “plaintiff” and “defendant.” Many wonder, “Who are the plaintiffs and defendants in personal injury cases?” Fortunately, Roderick C. Lopez, PC in Laredo, Texas, has over 25 years of experience representing accident victims in personal injury… read more
Is It Possible To File a Claim Without a Police Report in Laredo, TX?
Roderick C. Lopez | August 25, 2023 | Car Accidents
The immediate aftermath of a motor vehicle accident can be unsettling and intense. The event’s gravity can range from minor fender-benders to severe crashes resulting in serious injuries or even fatalities. After an accident, you might be wondering, “Do I need a police report to file a claim?” In most cases, you can initiate an… read more
What To Expect During a Deposition in Laredo, TX
Roderick C. Lopez | August 16, 2023 | Personal Injury
A deposition is a Q&A session between a lawyer and a hostile witness, similar to a courtroom cross-examination. Although it takes place outside of court, typically in a law office conference room, you will be under oath. Both sides can use depositions to gather evidence for a personal injury case. You can’t schedule a deposition… read more
Can Trucks Drive in the Left Lane in Texas?
Roderick C. Lopez | July 19, 2023 | Truck Accidents
The Texas Department of Transportation, cities, and counties can enact lane restrictions. The Texas Department of Transportation is responsible for approving any new lane restrictions or revisions. The left lane in Texas is for passing another vehicle. Trucks can be restricted from using a particular traffic lane of a freeway with three or more lanes. … read more
How Long Do I Have To File a Car Accident Claim in Texas?
Roderick C. Lopez | July 14, 2023 | Car Accidents
If you have been injured in a car accident in Texas, you have a limited amount of time to file your claim. If you do not file your claim in a timely manner, then you will not be able to recover damages. It is essential to know how and when to file a claim after… read more
Basic Laredo Personal Injury Settlement Breakdown: How Much Goes in My Pocket?
Roderick C. Lopez | July 4, 2023 | Personal Injury
A personal injury case may result in a substantial settlement. But when you settle your personal injury claim in Laredo, Texas, you may wonder how much will go into your pocket before the proceeds are distributed. Understanding the general breakdown of a personal injury settlement in Texas can help set realistic expectations and foster a… read more
Average Settlement Value of a Truck Accident Injury Case in Laredo, TX
Roderick C. Lopez | June 13, 2023 | Truck Accidents
Every year, approximately 388,000 truck accidents occur in the United States. According to the National Safety Council, 5,700 large trucks were involved in a fatal crash in 2021, which represents an increase of 18% from the year before and a 40% increase from 2011. Because truck accidents are so prevalent, many crash victims wonder about… read more
FAQs: Car Accident Reports in Texas
Roderick C. Lopez | May 23, 2023 | Car Accidents
People do not get into their cars expecting to be involved in an accident. For that reason, they might not know when to file a police report for car damage versus calling 911 to report a car accident. In this blog post, our experienced legal team answers these questions and other FAQs about car accident… read more