Personal Injury Blog

How Long Does a Personal Injury Lawsuit Take to Settle

Personal injury claims arise when one person suffers an injury because of another person’s negligent or intentional actions. The length of time it takes to reach a settlement depends on many moving parts over the life of the case.  Experienced attorneys understand that when you are injured in a car accident or slip and fall,… read more

Texas Car and Booster Seat Laws

A mom in North Texas lived through a nightmare accident that claimed the life of her fiancé and severely injured her and her two children under the age of six. Both children were badly injured, but thanks to a community program that she had recently attended, they were both properly restrained and survived the crash…. read more

COVID-19 Outbreak Reported at Fort Worth Federal Medical Prison

Within two days, confirmed cases of coronavirus at the Federal Medical Center-Carswell in Fort Worth went from 200 cases to 510 cases. Just three weeks ago, the prison reported just three confirmed COVID-19 cases. One inmate died in April, and another inmate died on July 12 from the virus. Federal Medical Center-Carswell houses female inmates… read more

Fort Worth Teen Survives Lightning Strike in Florida

In a tragic accident, a Fort Worth teen was struck by lightning while on a family vacation in Florida. According to reporting by 5 NBCDFW, 14-year-old Jacob Brewer was on a family vacation in Florida when the incident occurred. The North Texas family was visiting the beach in Siesta Key when a sudden storm moved… read more

Man Killed When Car Crashes into Light Pole on Dallas Street, Flips Over, Police Say

On Thursday, July 23, 2020, 35-year-old Abraham Arcos lost his life in a tragic car accident in the 9200 block of Garland Road in Dallas. According to reports, Mr. Arcos lost control of his vehicle as he passed another vehicle. The vehicle crashed into a light pole before it flipped and landed upside down. Mr…. read more

Two College Students Killed in Palo Pinto County Crash on US 281

A tragic car accident on July 10, 2020, took the lives of two college students at Trinity University. Officials at Trinity University confirmed that 20-year-old Rebekah Wendt and 19-year-old Tyler Colvin were the two students killed in the traffic accident. The accident happened about 65 miles west of Fort Worth in Palo Pinto County. The… read more

Fort Worth Woman Dies After Being Found In Wrecked Vehicle On Interstate 30

According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, police discovered a woman in a wrecked vehicle on Interstate 30 on July 15, 2020. Law enforcement officers identified the woman as 36-year-old Elizabeth Martinez-Ramos of Fort Worth. She was taken to John Peter Smith Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.  The Tarrant County medical examiner had not made… read more

Over 60 Residents, Half COVID-19 Positive, Evacuated From Lake Worth Nursing Home

According to numerous news reports, residents in a Lake Worth nursing home were evacuated from the facility on July 8. Approximately 63 patients were taken from the nursing home and transported to two other facilities by MedStar. A spokesperson for MedStar could not comment on why the transfer of the patients occurred. The Texas Department… read more

Popcorn Lung: Information on Causes, Diagnosis & Treatments

Popcorn lung is an odd nickname to give to a disease. Yet, it is the nickname used for a medical condition called bronchiolitis obliterans. Even though the nickname sounds silly, the condition is very serious. What Is Bronchiolitis Obliterans? Bronchiolitis obliterans is an inflammatory condition of the lung’s bronchioles, which are the smallest airways in… read more

What is the Average Settlement for Neck and Back Injuries After a Car Accident?

Each injury case is different. You should not base the recovery for your neck and back injuries on the recovery in another case. However, some common factors influence the average settlement in all neck and back injury cases. Neck and Back Injuries Common In Car Accidents Back and neck injuries are some of the most… read more