Firm News
What a Lawyer Can Help With After a Semi Truck Accident Every time you pass a semi truck on the road, you share that space with a vehicle that could transport a combined weight of up to 80,000 lbs, including truck, trailer, and cargo. Semi truck drivers undergo substantial training to help them better prepare their vehicles. Unfortunately, that does... Read More

How to Choose the Best Personal Injury Lawyer Researching how to choose the best personal injury lawyer? Hiring a car wreck lawyer in that has never worked a car wreck, is a bad idea. The best personal injury attorneys are knowledgeable and hardworking. Don’t settle for an injury lawyer that will hurt your case. Good accident lawyers... Read More

TABC Probing for Alcohol Source From Fatal Rollover Crash Earlier this month, a fatal rollover accident claimed the life of a Tuloso-Midway High School student, and the Texas Alcohol Beverage Commission now wants to know how this event unfolded. Justin Franco was 18 at the time of the accident. Franco was operating the vehicle when he and his... Read More

Causes of Car Accidents In one recent year, motorists suffered 249,241 injuries throughout Texas due to traffic crashes, with 3,639 fatalities in the state, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. Closer to home, Corpus Christi witnessed 8,601 total crashes last year, causing 29 fatalities, 137 serious injuries, and 755 non-incapacitating injuries. What... Read More

Fire at the Intercontinental Terminals in Deer Park, Texas A fire at the Intercontinental Terminals broke out in Deer Park, TX roughly 15 miles southeast of Houston. Eight tanks have succumbed to overwhelming flames. Though two of the tanks were empty, six contained flammable components of gasoline and materials often used in glues, paint thinner, and nail polish.... Read More

Corpus Christi Personal Injury Law Firm Recognized With America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigator Award Corpus Christi Personal Injury Law Firm Recognized With America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigator Award The Patel Firm, PLLC – Corpus Christi Personal Injury Law Firm is pleased to announce that Mr. Minesh J. Patel, the firm’s principal attorney, has been awarded the America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigator... Read More

Types of Car Accidents What Type of Car Accident Needs a Lawyer? Different types of vehicle accidents result in varying injuries. If you or a loved one struggle with the aftermath of a vehicle accident involving a car, bicycle, motorcycle, or semi-truck, contact an experienced car accident lawyer. A knowledgeable car accident lawyer... Read More

Speeding and Fatal Accidents When learning to drive, we know the importance of following speed limits. Yet, over the last two decades, speeding has contributed to almost one-third of all fatal accidents. In 2017, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that speeding was a primary contributor to 26 percent of fatal... Read More

T-Bone Car Accidents The National Transportation Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that nearly 8,000 people die annually from T-bone accidents. Damage sustained in a T-bone accident due to driver negligence can lead to catastrophic injuries or death. T-bone accidents increased by 20 percent over the past 20 years. These accidents account for... Read More

Motorcycle Laws What Other Drivers Need to Do to Keep You Safe In one recent year, people registered more than eight million motorcycles across the United States, an increase from about four million 15 years ago. With the number of motorcyclists doubling on the roads, so has the risk of motorcycle... Read More