Personal Injury Blog
What Happens During the Pre-Litigation Phase of My Case?
Jason Stephens | June 28, 2022 | Personal Injury
What is “pre-litigation”? Litigation means taking your case to court, and pre-litigation is the period that precedes taking your case to court. Most claimants resolve their claims through an out-of-court settlement. Nevertheless, sometimes it is necessary to initiate the early stages of litigation just to stimulate the defendant to issue a reasonable settlement offer. You… read more
What You Need to Prove a Texas Wrongful Death Claim
Jason Stephens | June 27, 2022 | Wrongful Death
As with other tort claims, you must prove the legal elements of a wrongful death claim to recover compensation for damages. Proving that someone killed your loved one in criminal court requires different legal elements and levels of proof. This article only discusses what you need to prove in civil court to win a Texas… read more
What Is a Lien on a Personal Injury Case?
Jason Stephens | June 21, 2022 | Personal Injury
If you receive medical treatment at a hospital or from emergency medical services after a personal injury, the provider could have a medical lien on your settlement proceeds or jury verdict. Texas law allows hospitals to file a medical lien in a personal injury case. Therefore, it is important to understand medical liens in Texas… read more
Symptoms of Brain Bleed After a Head Injury
Jason Stephens | June 15, 2022 | Brain Injuries
Head injuries rightfully cause great concern when they occur. An injury to the brain can result in eventual death or lifelong debilitation. For this reason, head injuries need immediate medical care to prevent disastrous consequences. Brain bleeds commonly occur after head injuries but may be difficult to diagnose, as they are invisible to the trained… read more
Will My Insurance Cover Physical Therapy After a Car Accident in Fort Worth?
Jason Stephens | June 15, 2022 | Car Accidents
A car accident can cause numerous types of injuries. Many car accident injuries require surgery and/or physical therapy. After a car accident, the medical bills can total thousands of dollars. Who pays for treatment if I need physical therapy after a car accident? Am I responsible for paying my medical bills after a car crash?… read more
How Much Does a Helmet Improve Survival in a Motorcycle Crash in Texas?
Jason Stephens | June 10, 2022 | Motorcycle Accidents
Driving a motorcycle has a lot of great benefits. Motorcycle drivers often appreciate the feel of an open road, the wind in their face, with the ability to navigate their bike from one place to another. Motorcycles are often less expensive than cars to maintain, and drivers benefit from better gas mileage. However, despite the… read more
The Process of Receiving a Settlement Check
Jason Stephens | June 2, 2022 | Personal Injury
The timeline for a personal injury case depends on many factors. For example, some individuals might receive a settlement check within a few months after completing medical treatment. However, receiving a settlement check could take much longer if the other party disputes liability or the insurance company for the at-fault party acts in bad faith…. read more
FAQs: Car Accident Reports in Texas
Jason Stephens | June 1, 2022 | Car Accidents
No one wants to get into a car accident. But between the heavy interstate traffic and the overload of commuters and tourists in Fort Worth, car crashes are an unfortunate daily occurrence. Knowing what to do after a car accident in Texas, including when to contact law enforcement, can make it easier to navigate through… read more
What Are the Odds of Surviving a Motorcycle Accident in Fort Worth, TX?
Jason Stephens | May 23, 2022 | Motorcycle Accidents
On May 15th, 2022, a motorcycle rider was killed in an accident with a car in Fort Worth, TX. While the events leading up to the accident are unclear, the fact is that the rider’s life ended, and the passengers of the other vehicle were unharmed. Every year there are thousands of similar accidents in… read more
Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms Years Later
Jason Stephens | May 20, 2022 | Brain Injuries
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) devastate the lives of millions of Americans. These injuries don’t always seem serious at first, but many seemingly mild TBIs result in long-term consequences for the person who suffered the head injury. The symptoms of a TBI can be vast and varied. And it’s vital to recognize them when they appear…. read more