Personal Injury Blog

Elements of a Wrongful Death Claim

Losing a loved one is a traumatic life event. When you lose a family member because of a preventable accident or injury, the loss can seem even more devastating. It is understandable to be angry at the party who caused your loved one’s death. The death of a person might result in criminal charges. However,… read more

Types of Brain Injuries and 3 Levels of Severity

Brain injuries can vary from mild to traumatic. A variety of circumstances and accidents can result in brain injuries. Unfortunately, a brain injury can have lifelong consequences for a person. A brain injury can result in cognitive, emotional, and physical impairments. A person who suffers a brain injury might be unable to work or care… read more

What a Passenger Should Know After a Single Vehicle Crash

Did you know that, on average, 53% of all fatal crashes in the United States are single-vehicle collisions? In the state of Texas, 51% of fatalities are a consequence of car accidents involving just one vehicle. When a passenger is injured or killed in a crash in Houston, the opportunity to file a legal claim… read more

What Are the Causes and Effects of Brain-Stem Injuries?

Brain injuries can impact a person’s life in numerous ways. The long-term effects of brain-stem injuries can include debilitating conditions. A person could require significant medical and personal care for the rest of their life. Injuries to the brainstem are generally considered catastrophic injuries because of the chance of permanent impairments and disabilities. An injury… read more

Greyhound Bus Accident Kills One

A tragic bus accident in Baylor County claims the life of one person. An initial report that there was a potential second fatality has been corrected to reflect just the one fatality.  On September 14, 2020, a Greyhound bus traveling east on U.S. 277 was struck by a pickup truck traveling south on Highway 183…. read more

One Dead, Two Critically Injured in Fort Worth Rollover Crash

A tragic multi-vehicle accident in Fort Worth caused the death of one person. Two people are in critical condition because of injuries sustained in the car accident. Another person also sustained injuries in the crash.  The accident happened around 7:40 a.m. during rush hour at Haltom Road in the eastbound lanes of the NE Loop… read more

What is a Motorcycle Crash Bar? Do I Need to Get One

Approximately 16% of all traffic fatalities in Texas are motorcycle riders and passengers. While fatalities decline from other vehicle accidents, they continue to climb for motorcycle riders in Texas and across the country. A motorcycle does not provide much protection from catastrophic injuries in the event of an accident. Wearing a helmet and clothing designed… read more

What Is the Difference Between Express and Implied Consent?

Express and implied consent are terms used in healthcare situations. It involves a patient giving consent to medical treatment or procedure. Some treatments or procedures require a patient to give express consent. The patient is presumed to give consent in other situations. In a medical malpractice case, implied or express consent can be a critical… read more

13-Year-Old Girl Critically Hurt When Boats Crash on Lake Worth

A 911 call was received about a boat accident at the Casino Beach boat ramp on Lake Worth. Just before 9:00 p.m., a boat crashed into another boat that was sitting idle in the water near the boat ramp. A 13-year-old girl was at the bow of the boat that was struck. She had to… read more

What is a Res Ipsa Loquitur?

“The thing speaks for itself.” That is the translation of the Latin term res ipsa loquitur.  Why would you care about this Latin term if you were injured in a car accident, motorcycle crash, pedestrian accident, slip and fall or other personal injury accident? You may need to use the legal theory to recover compensation… read more