Personal Injury Blog
Causes and Symptoms of Caput Succedaneum
Jason Stephens | June 26, 2020 | Personal Injury
Birth injuries are terrifying for parents. Even the smallest thing that goes wrong during labor and delivery can be traumatic. The only thing that a new mother and father desire is for their baby to be born healthy and safe. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Errors and omissions during labor and delivery can… read more
Facts About Road Rash
Jason Stephens | June 22, 2020 | Motorcycle Accidents
A motorcyclist can sustain a variety of injuries in a motorcycle accident. Motorcycle accident injuries can be mild or life-threatening. The rider may sustain permanent impairments because of some motorcycle injuries, including road rash. What is Road Rash? Road rash is a term used to describe the abrasions a motorcyclist may receive from a motorcycle… read more
What is the Difference Between Lawyer and Attorney?
Jason Stephens | June 19, 2020 | Personal Injury
For most people, there is not a difference between a lawyer and an attorney. In most cases, both lawyers and attorneys attended and graduated from an accredited law school. However, when you look more closely at the definitions of each word, you find a difference. An attorney can represent individuals in court, whereas a lawyer… read more
As COVID Cases Rise, Fort Worth Clinic Partners with CVS to Offer Testing
Jason Stephens | June 18, 2020 | News
As the number of new cases of COVID-19 in Texas continues to increase, Governor Abbott called for expanding COVID-19 testing statewide. Several specific areas would be included in expanded testing, such as all state-supported living facilities and hospitals. Underserved communities would also receive expanded COVID-19 testing. Coronavirus Testing in Minority and Underserved Communities The Governor… read more
When Should I Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?
Jason Stephens | June 3, 2020 | Personal Injury
It can be difficult to know when you should hire a personal injury lawyer. The insurance claims adjuster may tell you that you do not need an attorney. While that may be true, that does not mean it is in your best interest. The insurance adjuster’s job is to pay as little as possible to… read more
What to do if you Suffer from Whiplash Symptoms After a Car Accident
Jason Stephens | May 20, 2020 | Car Accidents
Neck injuries, including whiplash, are common car accident injuries, especially rear-end accidents. The impact when vehicles collide causes a tremendous force on the bodies of the people inside the vehicle. That force can result in the whipping motion that causes a whiplash injury. What Causes Whiplash? Whiplash is commonly the result of the head moving… read more
Do I Need Texas Motorcycle Insurance?
Jason Stephens | May 18, 2020 | Motorcycle Accidents
Some states require motorcyclists to carry additional insurance coverage or do not extend certain types of insurance coverage to motorcyclists. Texas is not one of those states. Motorcycles have the same insurance requirements in Texas as cars. Texas Motorcycle Insurance Requirements Motorcyclists must carry the same basic liability insurance coverage that other motorists carry. All… read more
What Are Your Legal Options if You Hit a Cyclist With Your Car?
Jason Stephens | May 16, 2020 | Car Accidents
If you hit a bike rider with your car, stop and assess the situation. Are you or the bike rider injured? If so, call 911 and request emergency medical services, in addition to a police officer. Leaving the scene of the bicycle accident is an unwise choice. Treat a bicycle accident in the same manner… read more
How are Pain and Suffering Damages Calculated?
Jason Stephens | May 6, 2020 | Personal Injury
When another person’s negligence or wrongdoing causes your injuries, you may receive compensation from the party who caused the injury. The settlement for a personal injury claim might include compensation for financial losses and noneconomic damages. Noneconomic damages are commonly referred to as “pain and suffering” damages. What are Pain and Suffering Damages? Texas Civil… read more
What is a Coup Contrecoup Injury?
Jason Stephens | April 29, 2020 | Brain Injuries
Brain trauma is a common injury sustained in motor vehicle accidents, slips & falls, bicycle crashes, and many other types of accidents. Brain injuries range from mild to severe. In some cases, a head injury could result in permanent disabilities and impairments. Coup Contrecoup brain injuries are a type of traumatic brain injury. They occur… read more