Personal Injury Blog

I Received a Hospital Lien. What Exactly Does That Mean?

If you have recently received notice of a hospital lien, you may not know exactly what this is and what your rights are. Do you have to pay the lien? What if you don’t recover any compensation from a personal injury case? Are you still responsible for paying the lien? Learn the answers to these… read more

The Most Dangerous Sections of Dallas – Fort Worth Highways for Trucking Crashes

When it comes to driving in the Dallas – Fort Worth area, 2023 began with an ominous start. On January 17, an 18-wheeler collided with a pickup truck in a double fatal crash.  One day later, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued its report on the catastrophic accident of February 11, 2021. That incident… read more

What Happens if a Leased Car Is Totaled?

If you are involved in a car accident while driving a leased car, call 911 immediately to report the accident. Notify the leasing company as soon as possible about the leased car accident and take steps to protect your best interest. You or another party could be liable for the totaled vehicle. Who Owns a… read more

How Do Trucks Automatically Store Accident Data?

Just as planes have “black boxes” that record information investigators can use to understand the cause of an aviation accident, commercial vehicles often have a “Heavy Vehicle Event Data Recorder” (HVEDR).  Although HVEDRs are not specifically designed to capture data in the event of a crash, these devices do take regular automatic snapshots of a… read more

How Insurance Companies Avoid Paying Personal Injury Claims

Insurance companies can be shady. If you’ve ever had to file a claim with insurance, then you know the process is a headache.  When it comes to personal injury claims, insurance companies get scared. They know that catastrophic injuries, or even wrongful death claims, can lead to huge payouts. That’s why insurance adjusters do everything… read more

Do You Need a License and Insurance To Ride a Scooter in Fort Worth?

The question of whether you need a license and insurance to ride a scooter in Fort Worth depends on how you define the word “scooter.” It is not a legal term, and it appears nowhere in Texas law. We’ll explain further here. What Is a Scooter? For the purposes of this article, “scooter” means a… read more

Are There Different Types of Motorcycle Licenses in Texas?

Driving a motorcycle in Texas can be a gratifying experience. With thousands of miles of open roads and beautiful landscapes, the Lone Star State boasts some of the country’s most exciting places to ride. However, If you’re considering getting on a bike and hitting the open road, you’ll need to comply with the state’s strict… read more

Motorcycle Riding Safety: What You Need to Know

Millions of people in the United States own motorcycles. And approximately 328,000 motorcycles are registered in the state of Texas alone. Texas has one of the largest motorcycle-riding populations in the country. People own motorcycles for many reasons. They are a great way to enjoy the outdoors on a sunny day and offer fuel and… read more

How to Report an Unsafe Truck Driver in Texas

Commercial truck drivers often spend a dozen hours each day fighting traffic, boredom, and deadlines to carry goods across the country. Even with alternatives like trains, ships, and airplanes, American shippers still send nearly 72% of freight by truck. Despite all the rules that govern truck drivers, they still cause truck accidents. Commercial motor vehicles… read more

How Long Do I Have To File a Car Accident Claim in Texas?

If you were injured in a car accident in Texas, your time to file a car accident claim is limited. Failing to take steps to protect your legal rights could result in missing the window to receive compensation for your damages. Talking with a Fort Worth car accident lawyer is the best way to protect… read more