Author: The Patel Firm PLLC

New decision by Texas Supreme Court will help car accident injury victims No. 16-0851 IN RE NORTH CYPRESS MEDICAL CENTER OPERATING CO., LTD., RELATOR The Supreme Court of Texas, the most binding authority in the State, recently determined in its decision in RE NORTH CYPRESS MEDICAL CENTER OPERATING CO., LTD., RELATOR that hospital lien holders are obligated to provide injured parties... Read More
Car Accidents & Drinking and Driving: Corpus Christi Drunk Driving and Injury Statistics Drinking and driving is a Corpus Christi epidemic. What’s worse, is that these bad actors who drink and drive often cause car accidents and injure innocent drivers who are driving responsibly. Car crashes because of drunk driving and injuries because of drunk driving are avoidable. Below are some alarming... Read More
Drunk Driving in Corpus Christi Drunk driving and car accidents that result from it are on the rise in Corpus Christi. In fact, since 2009 there has been a steady increase in DWI arrests according to Corpus Christi Police Department Statistics. In 2009 for instance, 784 people were arrested for suspicion of DWI. Seven... Read More
Auto Accidents and Resulting Injuries Have you been involved in a car accident in Corpus Christi, or anywhere else in the State of Texas? Were you injured in the car accident? In 2016 alone, The Texas Department of Transportation reported that there were a total of 551,971 reported crashes! The majority of those accidents... Read More
Dealing With A Hospital Lien After A Car Accident Car Accident? Hospital Lien? If you were recently in a car accident in Corpus Christi, or any other city in Texas, it is likely you went to the hospital. If you don’t have health insurance, you have likely received something in the mail from the hospital or third party, notifying... Read More
Pedestrian Accidents & Safety Pedestrians are everywhere. Whether you’re walking from your car to a restaurant across the street, or just taking a casual walk through the neighborhood. People walking on foot are considered pedestrians. Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary defines a pedestrian as “going or performed on foot.” With more distracted drivers on the road... Read More
A How To Guide To Finding The Best Personal Injury Attorney If you were recently in an auto accident in Corpus Christi and suffered a personal injury as a result of that Corpus Christi truck accident or Corpus Christi car accident, you know how stressful the process can be. When you’ve been injured after a car accident in Corpus Christi... Read More
How To Get a Corpus Christi Police Crash Report Recently involved in a car accident in Corpus Christi? Wondering how to get a police crash report in Corpus Christi? Wondering what the report says? Where is the other parties insurance information? Whose is listed at fault? Below is a step-by-step guide of how to get a police report... Read More
I WAS HIT BY AN 18-WHEELER. WHAT DO I DO? If you or a loved one has been recently involved in a car wreck with an 18-wheeler, you know what kind of tailspin an event like that can create. In Corpus Christi, 18-wheeler wrecks happen more frequently than other similarly populated areas, because roads are congested, and big trucks,... Read More
Texas Accident Statistics The Texas Department of Transportation recently released motor vehicle crash data statistics for 2016. The reports analyze contributing crash factors such as driver distraction, DUI, road type and condition, time of day, speed, car type, weather, etc. Data points in the reports show the following: Fatal crashes in Texas have gone up by... Read More