Personal Injury Blog

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. Our car… read more

Are Hidden Nanny Cams Actually Legal?

A parent’s desire to protect their child is intense. The thought of leaving your child with anyone, even a trusted nanny, can be difficult. Unfortunately, there is plenty of evidence showing that some nannies neglect or even abuse the children in their care. This is where nanny cams come into play. Thankfully, it is legal… read more

What Should You Do If You Are In An Accident But The Other Driver Doesn’t Have Insurance?

One of the first things you are told to do after an automobile accident is to switch contact and insurance information with any other drivers. While Texas requires all drivers to have some sort of insurance, the reality is that not everyone does. There is a high possibility that you may find yourself involved in… read more

Blunt Force Head Trauma – Cause and Effect

Trauma to the body is one of the leading causes of death in people under the age of 35. Worldwide, it is the sixth leading cause of death. Many of these injuries are caused by blunt force trauma to the head. The number one reason for this type of injury is a car accident. These… read more

Consequences of Using Your Cell Phone While Driving in Texas

You are driving to work and your phone rings. What do you do? If you decide to answer it, are you breaking the law? Can you use your cell phone while driving? What if instead of answering your phone, you decide to send them a text to let them know you are driving and can’t… read more

How Long Does a Personal Injury Lawsuit Take to Settle?

How long does a personal injury lawsuit take? The length depends on many factors. Cases that involve minor injuries or those that do not have a lot of facts to prove can be settled quickly. However, the case can take significantly longer if you have a complicated case or you have a serious injury that… read more

Back and Neck Injuries from Rear-end Collisions

Car accidents happen. One common accident is a rear-end collision. This occurs when one vehicle slams into the back of another. These frequently occur when the front car has to slow down or stop and the second car following them does not respond in time. They are also common when one car is tailgating another…. read more

What Should I Wear to Court?

You may be nervous about an upcoming court appearance. Perhaps you are a defendant in a personal injury lawsuit or you have to go before a judge to determine child custody or the terms of your divorce. Part of planning your case should include deciding what to wear and making sure that it is appropriate… read more

What is the Mirena Crash?

There are several available options for birth control. One method that has become increasingly popular is the hormonal intrauterine device (IUD). These devices can be used for prolonged periods of time and they do not require remembering to take a pill daily. They can be easily put in by a doctor and then forgotten about… read more

What Can Happen If I Skip Jury Duty?

If you have received a summons from a court to appear for jury duty, do not ignore it. It can be daunting to think about potentially missing work or being taken away from your family while the court is in session. However, you may face severe consequences if you choose to not appear for jury… read more