Author: Ben Westbrook

January 10, 2018 No comments exist

In our legal system, all lawsuits are governed by something called the statute of limitations. The statute of limitations is a law that determines the maximum amount of time you can wait to sue another person. It can vary from state to state. For car accident cases in Texas, you are usually going to have two…

January 5, 2018 No comments exist

What Does It Mean? Negligence is the cause of action, or legal basis, that attorneys use to sue somebody who is liable for a car accident. There are four things that must be proven for a negligence cause of action to succeed. If the person suing the driver who is at fault for the accident…

January 2, 2018 No comments exist

One of the questions we hear repeatedly at Westbrook Law is whether an attorney is necessary to settle a car accident case. The answer is, it depends. Every car accident is different. Details that seem unimportant can make big differences. So it is important that you educate yourself so you can make the decision that…

December 18, 2017 No comments exist

Brian White recently published a study showing the most dangerous intersections in Texas using data from the Texas Department of Transportation (W. Sam Houston Parkway and Bissonet Street in Houston, Texas led the list with 335 crashes, if you are curious).  For purposes of the of the study, an intersection related traffic crash was defined…