Personal Injury Blog
Why All Motorcycle Riders Should Wear a Helmet Camera
Jason Stephens | August 20, 2022 | Motorcycle Accidents
It is hard to go anywhere in public these days and not be on camera. Video cameras capture your movements in banks and retail stores. They might snap your photograph if you try to run a red light. If you have a run-in with the police, you will appear on the officer’s body-worn camera or… read more
What Is Vehophobia?
Jason Stephens | August 11, 2022 | Car Accidents
You can sustain numerous injuries when you are involved in a car accident. Physical injuries are common. However, you may also experience emotional distress and mental anguish. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a common condition accident victims may experience, especially when they are involved in catastrophic car crashes. However, any level of collision could result… read more
Dog Bite Statistics Per Breed
Jason Stephens | August 11, 2022 | Dog Bites
According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), more than 4.5 million people sustain dog bites every year in the United States. Injuries from dog bites can range from small cuts and wounds to serious lacerations and even death. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control reports that upwards of 800,000 people receive medical attention each… read more
What Happens If You Don’t Accept a Settlement Offer from the Insurance Company?
Jason Stephens | August 7, 2022 | Personal Injury
If you were involved in a car accident or other personal injury accident, you might be anxious to settle your claim to cover your medical bills and lost wages. However, there are times when your personal injury lawyer may recommend not accepting the current settlement offer from the insurance company. Here is what you need… read more
What Should You Do If You Are Hit While Driving Someone Else’s Car in Texas?
Jason Stephens | August 7, 2022 | Car Accidents
A car accident while driving someone else’s car raises questions about liability that do not arise when you are driving your own car. Texas is an “at-fault” auto insurance state, meaning that injured people can file third-party insurance claims and lawsuits against the at-fault driver. Can I Drive Another Person’s Car Without Risking Additional Liability? … read more
What are My Options After an Accident with a USPS Mail Truck in Texas?
Jason Stephens | August 6, 2022 | Personal Injury
After California, Texas has the most United States Postal Service workers delivering mail across the state. This means there are a lot of USPS mail trucks on the roads, both in residential and commercial areas. More trucks means more opportunities for delivery truck accidents. If you’ve been injured in an accident with a USPS mail… read more
Who Is at Fault in a Fort Worth T-Bone Car Accident?
Jason Stephens | July 28, 2022 | Car Accidents
Under the doctrines of negligence and strict liability, any number of parties may share responsibility for a T-bone collision. These parties might include one of the drivers engaged in the incident, the vehicle’s manufacturer, or even a mechanic who improperly serviced one of the vehicles involved. Accident statistics show that side impacts accounted for 25%… read more
Blind Spot Truck Accidents in Fort Worth, TX
Jason Stephens | July 14, 2022 | Truck Accidents
Blind spots are areas around a semi-truck that the driver cannot see in the mirrors. They are known as “no-zones” in the industry and play a role in many truck accidents. Because of this, it takes extreme care and skill to manage a semi-truck on the road. However, negligence and recklessness sometimes come into play… read more
The Most Common Motorcycle Crash Injuries
Jason Stephens | July 8, 2022 | Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcycles are a fun and popular alternative to traditional passenger vehicles and bicycles. Millions of motorcycle riders traverse the country every year. Unfortunately, all of this riding comes at the cost of injuries from motorcycle crashes. The following are the most common injuries from motorcycle crashes. Head and Brain Injuries The evidence clearly shows that… read more
What Happens During the Pre-Litigation Phase of My Case?
Jason Stephens | June 28, 2022 | Personal Injury
What is “pre-litigation”? Litigation means taking your case to court, and pre-litigation is the period that precedes taking your case to court. Most claimants resolve their claims through an out-of-court settlement. Nevertheless, sometimes it is necessary to initiate the early stages of litigation just to stimulate the defendant to issue a reasonable settlement offer. You… read more