Personal Injury Blog

Long-Term Effects of a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can result from almost any kind of accident. The whipping motion during a car accident could give you a headache that lasts for a few days. A simple slip and fall could leave you seeing stars. Or,  you might not remember how you got a bump on the head from… read more

The Characteristics of Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can occur due to many kinds of accidents, ranging from car accidents to a slip and fall. A brain injury can create lifelong issues. In severe cases, a traumatic brain injury can lead to permanent disability or even death. As a result, it’s important to watch for the signs of a… read more

Types of Semi Truck Accidents (And Ways to Stay Safe)

The U.S. has nearly 4 million Class 8 trucks currently in operation on the roads. Semi-trucks make up most of the vehicles in this class, with the remainder being service vehicles like dump trucks and fire trucks. These semi-trucks are involved in many truck accidents each year, causing over 4,000 deaths and over 100,000 injuries… read more

ANOTHER YEAR OF RECOGNITIONS FOR STEPHENS LAW’S JASON STEPHENS

As a firm dedicated to Righting Wrongs, Stephens Law’s Jason Stephens and the firm’s staff continue to prioritize their clients amid global uncertainties – and awarding organizations have taken note. “Despite the tragedies of 2020, our firm has continued charging ahead on behalf of its clients,” says Jason Stephens, the firm’s founder. “We’re especially proud… read more

Can You Get a Concussion Without Hitting Your Head?

The short answer is yes! Even if your head has not come into contact with another object or surface, you may have a concussion. Concussions are a category of traumatic brain injury (TBI) — they actually tend to occur more often than other types of TBIs. Sometimes, concussions are not reported because the person with… read more

Brain Injury Symptoms to Look for After a Fall

Falls are a leading cause of unintentional injury and death across the nation. When you fall, the chances of sustaining an injury are high. While your internal organs will likely be protected, your head is quite vulnerable. Victims of falling accidents often suffer from traumatic brain injuries, also known as TBI. Brain injuries often occur… read more

Common Factors in Tow Truck Accidents and How To Avoid Them

If you have ever been stuck by the side of the road after a breakdown or an accident, an approaching tow truck can be a welcome sight. But while tow trucks often indicate that help has arrived, accidents involving tow trucks are incredibly dangerous. Tow trucks are extremely heavy vehicles on their own. When they… read more

Six Killed, Dozens Injured in Icy Fort Worth Car Accident

Over the weekend, 133 cars were involved in a massive chain-collision car wreck on Interstate 35W in Fort Worth, TX. Icy road conditions – a rare occurrence in the heart of Texas – set the stage for the devastating car accident that spanned more than half a mile. At least six people were killed and… read more

Texas Motorcycle Laws

Motorcyclists must follow the same traffic laws as automobile drivers. But some differences in the legal treatment of motorcycles and automobiles exist. For example, motorcycle licenses and driver licenses have separate requirements. Motorcycle accidents usually do not occur because of any unique motorcycle laws. Rather, they often occur because car and truck drivers do not… read more

Rideshare Sexual Assaults

More information comes to light every week about rideshare sexual assaults. Businesses like Uber and Lyft sometimes hire drivers who commit bad acts. The most disturbing part of these stories is the role the companies have played in covering up the assaults. You can hold the driver who committed the assault responsible in both criminal… read more