Personal Injury Blog

Is It a Mistake to Admit Fault After a Car Accident?

Car accidents rattle everyone involved. Even when people are uninjured, it can be unnerving to be in a sudden wreck. In the wake of a crash, people are naturally concerned about injuries – their own and those of others. But it is important to be careful not to admit or imply acceptance of fault.  One… read more

What Exactly Can a Process Server Do to Serve Papers?

If another party caused your injury, you might consider filing a personal injury lawsuit. People file personal injury lawsuits for numerous claims, such as car accidents, defective products, boating injuries, dog bites, wrongful death, slip and fall accidents, and countless other injuries caused by another party’s negligent acts.  A personal injury lawsuit begins with the… read more

Do I Need a Fort Worth Personal Injury Lawyer if I’m Submitting a Claim to Insurance?

Being injured in a slip and fall accident, car accident, or a motorcycle crash is unexpected. Fortunately, most people injured in an accident do not have experience with filing insurance claims for personal injuries. However, that lack of experience might be what the insurance company is counting on to reduce its liability for your claim. … read more

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

Bus Accidents Cause Catastrophic Injuries and Damages

Bus accidents can result in traumatic injuries and deaths. Buses can rollover during a collision, thereby increasing the chance of passengers sustaining life-threatening and catastrophic injuries. Common injuries in bus accidents include: Fractures and broken bones Brain injuries  Spinal cord injuries Back and neck injuries Amputations Internal organ damage Paralysis Chest injuries Lacerations and scarring… read more

Distractions Behind the Wheel Can Be Deadly

Distractions continue to be one of the most common causes of traffic deaths and injuries each year. Over 400,000 people sustained injuries in distracted driving crashes during 2018. Distracted drivers caused the deaths of 2,841 people in 2018, including 77 bicyclists, 400 pedestrians, 605 passengers, and 1,730 drivers. In 2019, there were 97,782 traffic accidents… 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