Personal Injury Blog
Falling Cargo Truck Accidents
Jason Stephens | June 30, 2021 | Truck Accidents
About 3,000 truck accidents happen every year as a result of falling, spilling, or shifting cargo. Around 1,000 of these result in an injury or death to other motorists sharing the road. These types of truck accidents make up less than 1% of all truck accidents in the U.S.—but they can be devastating. When a… read more
Is it Illegal to Wear Headphones While Driving In Texas?
Jason Stephens | June 22, 2021 | Texas Law
There is no specific Texas traffic law that makes it illegal to wear headphones while driving in Texas. However, that does not mean that wearing headphones while driving is safe. In fact, wearing headphones while driving can increase your odds of being in a motor vehicle accident. If you have headphones on while driving, you… read more
3-Car Accident: Who Pays For Damages?
Jason Stephens | June 16, 2021 | Car Accidents
Texas is an at-fault state for automobile accidents. That means the party responsible for the collision is financially liable for damages caused by the crash. However, what happens when there are three cars involved in the accident? Who is responsible for paying your damages? Texas Drivers Are Required to Have Liability Insurance Under Texas law,… read more
10 Important Bicycle Laws in Texas
Jason Stephens | June 11, 2021 | Bicycle Accidents
Whether for exercise or leisure, many people love to ride bicycles. It can be an enjoyable activity for both individuals and families. However, bicyclists should ride as safely as possible. Unlike other types of passenger vehicles, bicycles do not enclose the rider or provide many safety features. Sadly, many cyclists suffer catastrophic injuries each year…. read more
What You Should and Should Not Do After a Car Accident in Fort Worth, TX?
Jason Stephens | June 8, 2021 | Car Accidents
If you have never been involved in a car accident, it can be overwhelming. You may not know what you should or should not do after a car accident in Fort Worth. It is understandable to be frightened. Our car accident lawyers in Fort Worth fight to get car accident victims fair compensation for their… read more
How Much Does A Texting Ticket Cost in Texas?
Jason Stephens | June 3, 2021 | Car Accidents
Texting while driving continues to be one of the most dangerous and frequent types of distracted driving. When a driver texts while driving, the driver’s eyes are off the road. He takes his hands off the steering wheel, and his mind is on the text, not on driving. This level of distraction can be deadly…. read more
What is CTE in Football?
Jason Stephens | May 14, 2021 | Brain Injuries
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a progressive, degenerative brain disease. CTE results from repeated brain injuries. Tackle football is a leading cause of CTE. But CTE can also arise from other contact sports like boxing, hockey, and soccer. Doctors have even found CTE in members of the armed forces and other occupations with repeated exposure… read more
What Does Discovery Mean?
Jason Stephens | May 13, 2021 | Personal Injury
Discovery is a step in the process before a personal injury trial. During discovery, both sides exchange information and evidence related to the lawsuit. There are several forms of discovery that a party can use to obtain information from the other party. That information can be used to formulate legal strategies for court. Discovery is… read more
What Are the Odds of Dying in a Car Crash?
Jason Stephens | May 8, 2021 | Car Accidents
The odds of dying in a car crash are one in 107. Roughly speaking, you have a less than 1% chance of dying in a car crash during your daily drive. But this statistic does not tell the whole story. Many variables increase your risk of dying in a car crash. For example, your age,… read more
What Happens if You Play Sports with a Concussion?
Jason Stephens | May 7, 2021 | Brain Injuries
Generally, a concussion falls among the milder brain injuries. But that does not mean that you should ignore a concussion. The damage from a concussion might only reveal itself in the days and weeks after the initial injury. Repeated brain trauma can lead to degenerative brain diseases like chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Because of this,… read more