McDonald Law Firm Newsletter June 2018


Statistics show the 4th of July holiday remains the most dangerous of the year.

While you gather with family and friends this 4th of July to enjoy barbecues, boating, fireworks and imbibing, we urge you to practice safety and caution. Statistics show that Independence Day is consistently the most dangerous holiday of the year. While not every accident is avoidable, you can take steps to reduce your risk of being involved in one this holiday weekend.

4th of July Accidents - Tips & Statistics -


Post-ARB appeal deadlines are fast approaching.

Are you a Texas commercial property owner or asset manager who is unhappy with the ARB’s decision on your valuation? It’s not too late to pursue additional savings through appeal, but the clock is ticking. It’s not too late to pursue additional savings through appeal, but the clock is ticking. You only have 60 days after receiving the ARB’s written order (when you sign for the certified mail), to file a petition for review with the district court. If you think you have a claim, contact us today to review your legal options.


Property damage from recent storms?

Large storms passed through Texas last night, with reports of strong winds, hail and flooding in various parts of the state. The extent of the damage is still being determined.

Earlier, on June 6th, many North Texas residents woke to thunderstorms and pounding hail. Images on social media showed hailstones ranging in size from quarters to baseballs. An estimated 20,000 structures were damaged during the storm. Cities that reported damage include Frisco, Euless, Irving, Coppell, Prosper, Aubrey, The Colony, Carrollton, Valley Ranch, Las Colinas, Hebron, Arlington and Grand Prairie.

You have the right to a fair resolution.

If your home or business suffered damage and you’ve been going back and forth with your insurance company over your claim, we may be able to help. We’ve outlined some tips that may help you recognize when it’s time to contact us.

Let’s talk.

Call: 855-702-9061
Text: 817-203-0260

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