Personal Injury Blog

Nine Factors That Determine How Much to Expect From a Car Accident Settlement

Settling a car accident claim can be frustrating. You were injured because of the other driver’s negligence. Because of the accident, you incurred substantial financial losses, and you suffered because of your injuries.  You only want to receive the compensation you deserve for your car accident claim. However, the other driver’s insurance company is offering… read more

What Happens When You are at Fault for a Car Accident?

Car accidents occur for many reasons. While some car crashes might involve defective car parts, hazardous road conditions, or poor weather, most car accidents involve driver negligence or errors.  Common causes of car accidents include: Speeding Distracted driving Following too closely Drowsy driving Impaired driving Reckless driving Failing to obey traffic laws If you are… read more

Rear End-Collision Injuries and How You Can Recover

Rear-end accidents are some of the most common types of car accidents. Thousands of people are involved in rear-impact collisions each year. Even though rear-impact crashes are often called “fender benders,” these types of automobile accidents can result in catastrophic injuries.  Common Rear-End Collision Injuries  Accident victims may sustain impairments and disabilities that change their… read more

Can I Get a Rental Car After a Car Accident?

One of the most challenging parts of dealing with the fallout of a car accident is figuring out what to do while your vehicle is being repaired. There is a good chance you rely on your car for performing everyday tasks like getting to and from work, dropping kids off at school, and picking up… read more

Can You Sue for Emotional Distress?

Most people who file a personal injury claim focus their efforts upon seeking compensation for their physical injuries. They seek reimbursement for their medical bills and loss of income. They also seek compensation for their diminished earning capacity and other damages related to permanent impairments and disabilities. However, accident victims are also entitled to compensation… read more

Top 25 Causes of Car Accidents and What You Can Do to Prevent Them

Fort Worth car accidents cause severe injuries and deaths each year. Many of the causes of car accidents can be attributed to human error. However, there are some causes of car accidents that might be out of the driver’s control, such as mechanical failures and weather conditions. Knowing the common causes of car accidents and… read more

Difference Between Slip & Fall and Trip & Fall Accidents

The terms “slip & fall” and “trip & fall” may sound the same, but there is a difference. Both types of accidents fall under premises liability claims. However, how the accident occurs and the injuries caused by each accident can be very different. How Do Slip & Fall and Trip & Fall Accidents Happen? The… read more

How Long Does a Hit-And-Run Investigation Take?

Hit-and-run accidents are a far more common occurrence than many might think. In fact, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA) as recently as 2018, there was a hit and run accident in America nearly every minute which resulted in over 2000 deaths.  There are numerous reasons drivers flee the scene of a car accident…. read more

What Does Yielding the Right of Way Mean?

Yielding the right of way refers to allowing another vehicle to enter an intersection before doing so yourself. The idea is to mitigate potential accidents in uncontrolled or less controlled areas. Essentially, the right of way exists to lower the chances of two vehicles colliding in areas with no traffic lights. Although the right of… read more

What’s Causing Neck & Lower Back Pain after a Car Accident?

Neck and lower back pain are common after a car accident, especially accidents involving rear-end collisions, rollovers, head-on crashes, and T-bone accidents.  During the collision, your neck can be jerked back and forth or side-to-side. Your torso may also be twisted into unnatural positions. The sudden force on the spinal column can cause a variety… read more