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Jose Orihuela, Attorney at Law 

Statute of Limitations on Personal Injury Claims

Texas personal injury laws allow accident victims to seek compensation for their injuries by filing a claim or lawsuit. However, there is a maximum time for which the claimant can bring an action against the at-fault party.

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Jose Orihuela, Attorney at Law

When Is an Injury Serious Enough to File a Claim?

Statistics from the Texas Motor Vehicle Traffic Crash Report indicate that there were 137,535 possible injuries from traffic crashes statewide in 2021. After an accident, victims may suffer minor or serious injuries, such as cuts, bruises, TBIs, fractures, whiplash, soft tissue injuries, and neck injuries. Regardless of the severity of your injuries, you may be eligible to pursue compensation through a claim.

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Jose Oriheula, Attorney at Law

The Dos and Don'ts of Pursuing Medical Malpractice Claims

When you go to the doctor or the hospital to receive medical attention, you never imagine that you’ll come out of it in worse shape. According to the National Practitioner Data Bank, there have been over 1,700 Medical Malpractice Payment Reports (MMPRs) in Texas since 2019.

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Jose Orihuela, Attorney at Law

How Texas Motorcycle Laws Affect Your Personal Injury Claim

Being involved in a traffic collision can be a terrifying experience, but when these crashes involve motorcycles, the results can be even more devastating. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, in 2021 there were over 500 riders who lost their lives as the result of a motorcycle accident, and over 2,300 more were seriously injured.

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Jose Orihuela , Attorney at Law

Can I Sue the City If I Was Hurt on the Bus?

Buses play a prominent role in Texas’s public transportation system. Riding a bus offers an affordable and more convenient means of transportation for millions of people in Texas. However, buses are also prone to road accidents.

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Jose Orihuela, Attorney at Law

Dos & Don'ts After an Injury

Getting injured in a negligent accident can be an emotional and unsettling experience. Unfortunately, a lot of accident victims are unable to figure out the next steps to take in order to seek financial compensation for their injuries.

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Jose Orihuela, Attorney at Law

How Much Is My Case Worth?

One of the most common questions my clients ask me at our initial meeting is, “How much is my personal injury case worth?” I respond by advising them that the value of a claim always depends on several factors which are unique in every case.

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Jose Orihuela, Attorney at Law

Don’t Take the First Offer the Insurance Company Gives You

If you have been injured in a car accident, you have medical bills you may not be able to pay, especially if your injuries have kept you from working. The situation can be stressful. All you want to do is get the bills paid and move on. That can make the first offer proffered by the insurance company to settle your claim extremely tempting.

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