Personal Injury Blog
What Are Your Legal Options if You Hit a Cyclist With Your Car?
Jason Stephens | May 16, 2020 | Car Accidents
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?
Jason Stephens | May 6, 2020 | Personal Injury
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?
Jason Stephens | April 29, 2020 | Brain Injuries
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
Jason Stephens | April 21, 2020 | Car Accidents
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?
Jason Stephens | April 17, 2020 | Texas 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
Can Fault Be Determined by Car Accident Damage?
Jason Stephens | April 16, 2020 | Car Accidents
If you are injured in a Fort Worth car accident, the other driver might be liable for your injuries and damages. However, before you can recover any money for a car accident claim, you must prove that the other driver caused the collision. If you cannot prove the other driver was at fault, you may… read more
Can You Sue the Car Company if the Air Bags Did Not Deploy in a Car Accident?
Jason Stephens | April 14, 2020 | Car Accidents
There’s a certain formula for legal claims involving many car accident cases. You file a suit against the person who caused the accident or their insurance provider, and accept a settlement offer or take the matter to court. There are times, though, when things get a bit more complicated. A good example is an airbag… read more
Trucking Regulations 2020: Everything You Need to Know
Jason Stephens | April 10, 2020 | Truck Accidents
NOTE: Stephens Law, PLLC only handles cases involving accidents and injuries. This article is for informational purposes only. Information found in the article does not constitute as formal legal advice and does not create an attorney/client relationship. Stephens Law, PLLC cannot help you beyond the information provided below if you have questions regarding Texas trucking… read more
Ways to Prevent Your Teenager from Texting and Driving
Jason Stephens | April 9, 2020 | Car Accidents
It is well known that most teenagers have a hard time maintaining their attention. It’s simply that way for most of us as we go through our teen years. Few things can monopolize your teen’s attention like a cell phone – and that’s bad news if your teenager is now driving. Texas Cell Phone Driving… read more
Can Coronavirus Victims of Diamond Princess Cruise Sue for Injuries?
Jason Stephens | March 31, 2020 | Personal Injury
As the coronavirus continues to spread throughout the United States, many individuals and families experience physical pain, emotional distress, and financial hardships. Some of the first Americans to suffer from the coronavirus were those on cruise ships like the Diamond Princess. Individuals who were on the Diamond Princess want to know whether the cruise line… read more