Personal Injury Blog

The Most Common Medical Errors

Medical errors and medical negligence result in traumatic injuries and life-threatening conditions. Any medical provider or facility could make an error in treating a patient. Sadly, medical errors are more common than many people realize.  What is a Medical Error? A medical error is a preventable event that adversely affects the patient. Medical errors can… read more

The Five Deadliest Highways in the State of Texas

With hundreds of thousands of miles of highways found throughout Texas, the Lonestar state is one of the deadliest when it comes to car accident fatalities. While California and Florida outpace Texas, more than 3.600 people died in accidents in the state as recently as 2018. That’s one person every 2 hours and 24 minutes. … read more

What is MCS 90?

The commercial truck industry in the United States provides efficient and low-cost transportation of goods throughout the country. However, it employs massive trucks to haul those goods. These extremely large, heavy vehicles share the road with passenger vehicles, resulting in deadly and catastrophic accidents. Most of the injuries and deaths that occur because of large… read more

Demand Letters: A Primer

Unless the Texas statute of limitations is about to expire for your personal injury case, your lawyer will likely begin negotiations with the insurance company by sending it a demand letter. Most accident and injury claims settle without going to court. If the deadline for filing a lawsuit is near, your attorney might file the… read more

Is It a Mistake to Admit Fault After a Car Accident?

Car accidents rattle everyone involved. Even when people are uninjured, it can be unnerving to be in a sudden wreck. In the wake of a crash, people are naturally concerned about injuries – their own and those of others. But it is important to be careful not to admit or imply acceptance of fault.  One… read more

What Exactly Can a Process Server Do to Serve Papers?

If another party caused your injury, you might consider filing a personal injury lawsuit. People file personal injury lawsuits for numerous claims, such as car accidents, defective products, boating injuries, dog bites, wrongful death, slip and fall accidents, and countless other injuries caused by another party’s negligent acts.  A personal injury lawsuit begins with the… read more

Do I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer if I’m Submitting a Claim to Insurance?

Being injured in a slip and fall accident, car accident, or a motorcycle crash is unexpected. Fortunately, most people injured in an accident do not have experience with filing insurance claims for personal injuries. However, that lack of experience might be what the insurance company is counting on to reduce its liability for your claim. … read more

Elements of a Wrongful Death Claim

Losing a loved one is a traumatic life event. When you lose a family member because of a preventable accident or injury, the loss can seem even more devastating. It is understandable to be angry at the party who caused your loved one’s death. The death of a person might result in criminal charges. However,… read more

Types of Brain Injuries and 3 Levels of Severity

Brain injuries can vary from mild to traumatic. A variety of circumstances and accidents can result in brain injuries. Unfortunately, a brain injury can have lifelong consequences for a person. A brain injury can result in cognitive, emotional, and physical impairments. A person who suffers a brain injury might be unable to work or care… read more

What a Passenger Should Know After a Single Vehicle Crash

Did you know that, on average, 53% of all fatal crashes in the United States are single-vehicle collisions? In the state of Texas, 51% of fatalities are a consequence of car accidents involving just one vehicle. When a passenger is injured or killed in a crash in Houston, the opportunity to file a legal claim… read more