Personal Injury Blog

How Do Police Investigations of Fatal Car Accidents Work in Fort Worth?

Sadly, thousands of people die in car accidents each year. In 2022, Texas reported 4,481 traffic deaths. A person was killed about every two minutes in car accidents that year.  Car accidents occur every day in Fort Worth. The state reports 13,401 traffic crashes in Fort Worth during 2022, including 114 fatal crashes.  Law enforcement… read more

Are Slip and Fall Injuries Covered by Homeowners Insurance in Texas?

If you suffer a slip and fall accident in your friend’s home, will you have to drive them into bankruptcy to obtain compensation? In Texas, you probably won’t, at least if your friend carries homeowners insurance. You might have other compensation options as well.  Premises Liability Negligence Claims The owner or occupier of the property… read more

What Is the Average Settlement For a Medical Malpractice Claim in Texas?

NOTE: Our law firm does not handle medical malpractice cases. 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. According to research published by Johns Hopkins University, medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the… read more

Can a Car Accident Cause a Hernia?

Fort Worth car accidents can cause many injuries. Common injuries in car crashes include traumatic brain injury, broken bones, back injuries, and neck injuries. Severe car crashes can cause catastrophic injuries, such as spinal cord injuries, internal organ damage, and amputations.  Some car accident injuries might not be apparent immediately after the car accident. A… read more

My Baby Suffered From Birth Asphyxia – What Can I Do?

Birth asphyxia or perinatal asphyxia is a potentially deadly condition for a newborn infant. Asphyxia is a lack of oxygen and blood flow to the brain. Birth asphyxia happens when an infant does not receive sufficient oxygen before, during, and after birth.  The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that birth asphyxia causes 900,000 newborn deaths… read more

Who Is At Fault in a Chain Reaction Car Accident in Texas?

On busy highways in Texas, the effects of one car colliding with another often do not stop with just those two vehicles. Other vehicles can suffer damage, and their occupants can suffer injuries in a chain reaction accident. Obtaining compensation can present a challenge for innocent bystanders who are not involved in the initial collision… read more

A Guide To Understanding Back Injuries After a Car Accident 

Car accidents can turn life upside down in an instant. The screeching tires, the sudden impact, and the jarring force happen so quickly. Amid such chaos, our bodies often bear the brunt of the collision’s energy. The hard hits lead to various injuries.  Among the most common and debilitating are back injuries. This guide emphasizes… read more

How To Approach a Free Consultation With an Attorney

You’ve probably seen advertisements for attorneys in Fort Worth, Texas, saying that they offer a free consultation. If you’ve been involved in a car accident or injured in some other accident, scheduling a free consultation with a personal injury lawyer is a great way to review your options with a professional. Below is a brief… read more

Can I Get a Ticket For Jaywalking Even If There Are No Cars Around in Fort Worth?

Although they may have served a legitimate public safety function around the turn of the last century, jaywalking laws today are controversial and divisive. This does not mean that these laws are not still on the books in places like Fort Worth and elsewhere.  While jaywalking may not carry as serious of penalties as other… read more

What To Do if You Were Hurt On the Job in Texas 

If you are involved in a workplace accident, it can be life-altering. Fortunately, you may be able to receive financial compensation.  An on-the-job accident may entitle you to workers’ compensation benefits. If the accident was the result of a third party or if your employer doesn’t have workers’ comp insurance, you can also pursue a… read more