Our Legal Blog

Can I Sue Someone for a Car Accident?

January 18th, 2019 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

Car accident injuries are common in America, with tens of thousands of people hurt and killed every year. In many accident cases, you may file an auto insurance claim with the other driver’s insurer. But settlement negotiations can be difficult. You and your personal injury attorney may find that you cannot settle the claim for […]

Dallas Catastrophic Injury attorney

How do I choose the right lawyer for a TBI injury case?

January 14th, 2019 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

If you or your loved one has been hurt in a traumatic brain injury accident, it will be important to choose the right lawyer for your TBI case. At Guajardo & Marks, we have the years of experience needed to help you to maximize your potential settlement compensation for serious brain injuries. As you are […]

What is the Average Car Accident Settlement?

December 28th, 2018 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

If you were in an auto accident in Dallas, you probably have a pile of medical bills, insurance to pay for and plenty of stress. A proper car accident settlement will reimburse you for all the money that you have paid out in medical bills, plus can pay your lost wages, the cost of fixing […]

What Constitutes a Drunk Driving Accident?

What Constitutes a Drunk Driving Accident?

December 26th, 2018 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

Drunk driving accidents in Texas are far more common than they should be. In 2015, The Lone Star State saw 1,446 drunk driving accidents. Driving under the influence of alcohol can result not merely in a fine or a license revocation — you can also cause serious, catastrophic injuries that can change your life or […]

How to Deal With a Car Accident

How to Choose a Dallas Car Wreck Lawyer

December 24th, 2018 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

Did you know there were more than 6.2 million reported car wrecks in 2015 alone? That adds up to 17,250 car accidents per day in the United States. If you have been able to avoid a car wreck for several years, you are lucky. Odds are, a person will have at least one car wreck […]

How to Settle a Car Accident Claim

December 20th, 2018 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

Many people who have car accidents may want to settle the claim without a personal injury attorney. In a case where injuries and damages are minor, it can be a good idea to manage the claim alone. If you are successful, you can negotiate a good settlement and keep all of the money, rather than […]

Everything You Need to Know About Wrongful Death Claims in Texas

December 10th, 2018 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

If you lose a loved one in an accident based upon someone else’s negligence, you may be considering a wrongful death lawsuit. If you have lost a loved one and you are thinking about pursuing a wrongful death claim, there are some important things to know before proceeding. The Texas Definition of Wrongful Death Wrongful […]

Fewer Car Accident Deaths in Texas, but the News Isn't All Good

The good news in Texas is that road deaths in The Lone Star State dropped in 2017. But they did not drop enough to keep Texas out of the top spot for traffic fatalities. Figures released last month by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration showed 3,722 people died on Texas roads last year. This […]

Parents Should Beware of These Dangerous Toys At Christmas

December 1st, 2018 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

When parents are shopping for Christmas toys for their children, they often think of fun first. But it is important for parents to also consider the safety of the toys they purchase; sometimes, toys can be deadly. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reported 11 toy-related deaths in 2015 for children who were under the […]

What Are Compensatory Damages?

What Are Compensatory Damages?    

November 26th, 2018 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

If you are in an accident and win a lawsuit, you may be entitled to damages, as they are called in the legal profession. Damages in most cases are either punitive or compensatory. Punitive damages are intended to punish the person for what they did wrong. Compensatory damages are intended to compensate the injured party. […]