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When Does a Car Accident Go To Court In Texas?

February 14, 2024 | Car Accidents

If you have been involved in a vehicle accident and sustained an injury or serious property damage, you may have to file a lawsuit against another party in order to recover compensation for your losses. However, filing a lawsuit does not necessarily mean you will go to court. In fact, most vehicle accident claims in… read more

How Do Motorcycle Accidents Happen In Austin?

January 30, 2024 | Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accidents are, unfortunately, relatively common in Texas. Each year, hundreds of people lose their lives, and thousands sustain serious injuries as a result of motorcycle collisions on Texas roadways. These incidents occur due to a wide variety of reasons, including negligent actions of drivers on the roadway. Additionally, motorcyclists are more susceptible to hazardous… read more

Does Full Coverage Insurance Protect You Against Car Accidents In Texas?

January 30, 2024 | Car Accidents

 The state of Texas requires individuals to carry a certain type and minimum coverage of auto insurance if they want to remain legal on the roadway. However, the state only requires individuals to carry limited amounts of liability insurance. In some circumstances, individuals are actually required to carry more insurance than this, usually if… read more

Texas Bicycle Accident Statistics

January 2, 2024 | Bicycle Accidents

How risky is it to get on a bike and ride through your community? Many people have no idea how common it is for accidents to occur, and that is worrisome. Our team at Bonilla Law Firm wants to ensure you know what the risks are and that if you are ever hurt while on… read more

What Are the Chances of Winning a Wrongful Death Lawsuit In Texas?

January 2, 2024 | Wrongful Death

A family member has lost their life due to the negligence of another person. It is an incredible tragedy, and for most families, it can be terrifying to think about what the future holds. That is especially true when you are dependent on that individual’s income. What are the chances of winning a wrongful death… read more

What Insurance Covers Bicycle Accidents in Texas?

November 27, 2023 | Bicycle Accidents

A bicycle accident can lead to major injuries and property damage, but who pays for these damages if another person was responsible for the incident? During the most recent reporting year in Texas, there were more than 2,300 bicycle crashes that resulted in an injury or fatality, according to the state Department of Transportation. The… read more

Common Causes of Bicycle Accidents In Austin, Texas

November 27, 2023 | Bicycle Accidents

Accidents involving bicycles can lead to devastating injuries for a bicyclist. Information from the Texas Department of Transportation shows that there were more than 2,300 total bicycle collisions across the state during the most recent year of data on file. Out of these incidents, there were 91 fatalities, 326 suspected serious injuries, and 1,124 suspected… read more

How Long Does It Take to Get a Settlement from a Car Accident?

September 13, 2023 | Car Accidents

After sustaining an injury or property damage in a car accident caused by the negligence of another driver, victims should be able to recover compensation for their losses. This compensation can come in the form of an insurance settlement or through a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. However, it is important to understand… read more

Can You Recover Compensation for a Hurt Pet in a Car Accident?

May 23, 2023 | Car Accidents

Individuals enjoy bringing their pets along for rides in the car. This can include a short jaunt to the dog park or a longer ride throughout the state or across the country. However, who is responsible for paying vet bills and other pet expenses if your animal is injured in a car accident? Here, our… read more

Do Louder Motorcycles Increase Safety? 

May 23, 2023 | Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcyclists on the roadway, especially when it comes to ensuring safety. Motorcycles are much smaller than traditional passenger vehicles, so when a collision occurs, it can lead to significant injuries for those operating the motorcycle. One notion that has persisted is that louder exhaust pipes are safer for motorcyclists. However, that is not the case…. read more