Personal Injury Blog
How Do Police Investigations of Fatal Car Accidents Work in Fort Worth?
Jason Stephens | September 21, 2023 | Car Accidents
Sadly, thousands of people die in car accidents each year. In 2022, Texas reported 4,481 traffic deaths. A person was killed about every two minutes in car accidents that year. Car accidents occur every day in Fort Worth. The state reports 13,401 traffic crashes in Fort Worth during 2022, including 114 fatal crashes. Law enforcement… read more
Are Slip and Fall Injuries Covered by Homeowners Insurance in Texas?
Jason Stephens | September 14, 2023 | Slip and Fall Accidents
If you suffer a slip and fall accident in your friend’s home, will you have to drive them into bankruptcy to obtain compensation? In Texas, you probably won’t, at least if your friend carries homeowners insurance. You might have other compensation options as well. Premises Liability Negligence Claims The owner or occupier of the property… read more
What Is the Average Settlement For a Medical Malpractice Claim in Texas?
Jason Stephens | September 7, 2023 | Medical Malpractice
According to research published by Johns Hopkins University, medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States. This is a terrifying statistic, especially if you are putting your life in the hands of a doctor. Thankfully, if you or a loved one is harmed by a medical error, you can file… read more
Can a Car Accident Cause a Hernia?
Jason Stephens | September 7, 2023 | Car Accidents
Fort Worth car accidents can cause many injuries. Common injuries in car crashes include traumatic brain injury, broken bones, back injuries, and neck injuries. Severe car crashes can cause catastrophic injuries, such as spinal cord injuries, internal organ damage, and amputations. Some car accident injuries might not be apparent immediately after the car accident. A… read more
My Baby Suffered From Birth Asphyxia – What Can I Do?
Jason Stephens | September 4, 2023 | Birth Injuries
Birth asphyxia or perinatal asphyxia is a potentially deadly condition for a newborn infant. Asphyxia is a lack of oxygen and blood flow to the brain. Birth asphyxia happens when an infant does not receive sufficient oxygen before, during, and after birth. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that birth asphyxia causes 900,000 newborn deaths… read more
Who Is At Fault in a Chain Reaction Car Accident in Texas?
Jason Stephens | August 30, 2023 | Car Accidents
On busy highways in Texas, the effects of one car colliding with another often do not stop with just those two vehicles. Other vehicles can suffer damage, and their occupants can suffer injuries in a chain reaction accident. Obtaining compensation can present a challenge for innocent bystanders who are not involved in the initial collision… read more
A Guide To Understanding Back Injuries After a Car Accident
Jason Stephens | August 29, 2023 | Car Accidents
Car accidents can turn life upside down in an instant. The screeching tires, the sudden impact, and the jarring force happen so quickly. Amid such chaos, our bodies often bear the brunt of the collision’s energy. The hard hits lead to various injuries. Among the most common and debilitating are back injuries. This guide emphasizes… read more
How To Approach a Free Consultation With an Attorney
Jason Stephens | August 25, 2023 | Personal Injury
You’ve probably seen advertisements for attorneys in Fort Worth, Texas, saying that they offer a free consultation. If you’ve been involved in a car accident or injured in some other accident, scheduling a free consultation with a personal injury lawyer is a great way to review your options with a professional. Below is a brief… read more
Can I Get a Ticket For Jaywalking Even If There Are No Cars Around in Fort Worth?
Jason Stephens | August 18, 2023 | Pedestrian Accidents
Although they may have served a legitimate public safety function around the turn of the last century, jaywalking laws today are controversial and divisive. This does not mean that these laws are not still on the books in places like Fort Worth and elsewhere. While jaywalking may not carry as serious of penalties as other… read more
What To Do if You Were Hurt On the Job in Texas
Jason Stephens | August 16, 2023 | Workplace Accident
If you are involved in a workplace accident, it can be life-altering. Fortunately, you may be able to receive financial compensation. An on-the-job accident may entitle you to workers’ compensation benefits. If the accident was the result of a third party or if your employer doesn’t have workers’ comp insurance, you can also pursue a… read more