Personal Injury Blog

What is the Difference Between Lawyer and Attorney?

For most people, there is not a difference between a lawyer and an attorney. In most cases, both lawyers and attorneys attended and graduated from an accredited law school. However, when you look more closely at the definitions of each word, you find a difference. An attorney can represent individuals in court, whereas a lawyer… read more

As COVID Cases Rise, Fort Worth Clinic Partners with CVS to Offer Testing

As the number of new cases of COVID-19 in Texas continues to increase, Governor Abbott called for expanding COVID-19 testing statewide. Several specific areas would be included in expanded testing, such as all state-supported living facilities and hospitals. Underserved communities would also receive expanded COVID-19 testing. Coronavirus Testing in Minority and Underserved Communities The Governor… read more

When Should I Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

It can be difficult to know when you should hire a personal injury lawyer. The insurance claims adjuster may tell you that you do not need an attorney. While that may be true, that does not mean it is in your best interest. The insurance adjuster’s job is to pay as little as possible to… read more

What to do if you Suffer from Whiplash Symptoms After a Car Accident

Neck injuries, including whiplash, are common car accident injuries, especially rear-end accidents. The impact when vehicles collide causes a tremendous force on the bodies of the people inside the vehicle. That force can result in the whipping motion that causes a whiplash injury. What Causes Whiplash? Whiplash is commonly the result of the head moving… read more

Do I Need Texas Motorcycle Insurance?

Some states require motorcyclists to carry additional insurance coverage or do not extend certain types of insurance coverage to motorcyclists. Texas is not one of those states. Motorcycles have the same insurance requirements in Texas as cars. Texas Motorcycle Insurance Requirements Motorcyclists must carry the same basic liability insurance coverage that other motorists carry. All… read more

What Are Your Legal Options if You Hit a Cyclist With Your Car?

If you hit a bike rider with your car, stop and assess the situation. Are you or the bike rider injured? If so, call 911 and request emergency medical services, in addition to a police officer. Leaving the scene of the bicycle accident is an unwise choice. Treat a bicycle accident in the same manner… read more

How are Pain and Suffering Damages Calculated?

If you have been injured because of another party’s wrongdoing or negligence, you could be entitled to compensation for your damages. Examples of cases that involve negligence and wrongdoing include car accidents, wrongful deaths, slip and fall accidents, and defective product injuries.  After proving that the party is liable for your damages, you can file… read more

What is a Coup Contrecoup Injury?

Brain trauma is a common injury sustained in motor vehicle accidents, slips & falls, bicycle crashes, and many other types of accidents. Brain injuries range from mild to severe. In some cases, a head injury could result in permanent disabilities and impairments. Coup Contrecoup brain injuries are a type of traumatic brain injury. They occur… read more

How to Obtain a Car Accident Report in Fort Worth

From speeding up the claims process with an insurance provider, to serving as key evidence in a personal injury suit, a car accident report can be incredibly valuable. Even if a police officer doesn’t respond to the accident scene, there are instances that require you and the other drivers involved to file a car accident… read more

What is the Difference Between Shelter in Place and Martial Law?

Most governors in the United States have issued various orders that require residents in those states to shelter in place. Referred to as “Stay at Home” or “Shelter in Place” orders, some people have questioned whether these orders rise to the level of martial law. Texans Advised to Limit Personal Interactions In his Executive Order… read more