Personal Injury Blog

What is a Coup Contrecoup Injury?

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

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?

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?

If you are injured in a 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 be liable… read more

Can You Sue the Car Company if the Air Bags Did Not Deploy in a Car Accident?

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

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

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?

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

When Do You Need to Hire A Car Accident Lawyer?

A car accident can turn your life upside down. Even though you may not sustain serious injuries, you must deal with the property damage from the accident. If you do sustain injuries, you also may have doctor’s bills, loss of income, and other damages caused by the crash. Knowing when to hire a car accident… read more

Is It Legal to Drive Barefoot in Texas?

For many people, their vehicle is an extension of their home. They kick off their shoes as soon as they get home or get into their vehicle. However, is driving barefoot legal in Texas? Technically, there are no laws preventing you from driving barefoot, though there are a few safety issues to consider. Jason Stephens,… read more