Author: The Patel Firm PLLC

How Long Should I Be Sore After a Car Accident? Automakers made countless safety improvements to the cars we drive over the last few decades. One danger we cannot improve? Bad driving. Despite a welcome decline in traffic death reports in 2020, people still have car accidents, and some of them result in injury. Common Car Accident Injuries A... Read More
Cedar Park boy continues to recover after a vicious dog attack A 10-year-old boy bitten by a dog child while playing football with a friend continues to recover according to Cedar Park Patch. Details of the Incident The Cedar Park, Texas child was playing with a neighborhood friend when he was attacked by a boxer-terrier mix dog. The incident happened... Read More
Sleep Related Issues and Trucking Accidents Sleep Related Issues and Trucking Accidents According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety, one of the most common causes of truck accidents is fatigue. When truck drivers deprive themselves sleep, their ability to react and make good judgment calls becomes seriously compromised. As a result of the alarming number... Read More
Car Accident Frequently Asked Questions Every year, more than six million Americans fall victim to car accidents. Almost a third of them lead to injury and nearly 70 percent result in some sort of property damage. With statistics like that, it’s tough to face the fact that you may likely be involved in a... Read More
What to Do After a Car Accident Which Was Not Your Fault How To Deal With a Car Accident That Was Not Your Fault When someone else causes a car accident and leaves you injured, you may not know what to do next—particularly if you’re injured and find yourself facing a mountain of bills for medical expenses. In that case, you... Read More
What Should You Do After a Head-On Truck Collision? Head-On Truck Collisions A head-on collision with a truck can cause severe damage to the other vehicle, and even more substantial injury to everyone inside the vehicle at the time of the accident. In fact, head-on truck collisions represent one of the most dangerous and devastating types of accidents.... Read More
Truck Blind Spots Trucker Blind Spot Accidents The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the governmental agency tasked with regulating the trucking industry, estimates approximately one-third of collisions between passenger vehicles and trucks occur in truck blind spots. To reduce the startling statistic, the FMSCA continues to educate the public about the... Read More
The Patel Firm PLLC sponsors Petey’s Back to School Bash The Patel Firm PLLC is proud to be a sponsor of Petey’s Back to School Bash 2019! Petey’s Back to School Bash is an annual event held by Project Turnaround of the Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation, a multi-facet organization that provides substance abuse treatment services and youth wellness programs... Read More
Causes of Truck Accidents Main Causes of Trucking Accidents Large commercial trucks were involved in 37,515 accidents in Texas in 2018, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. In Texas, those accidents caused 536 deaths, 1,367 serious injuries, and 4,880 non-incapacitating injuries. In Nueces County, where Corpus Christi is located, commercial trucks were... Read More
Five mistakes to avoid after a Texas truck accident The aftermath of a Texas trucking accident is as much scary as it is confusing. Victims often have to deal with a new reality- the injuries sustained in from the truck accident may require urgent medical treatment. This can all be overwhelming, and lead to mistakes that may not... Read More