Personal Injury Blog

Treating Post-Accident Vehophobia – The Fear Of Driving

A lesser known injury after a car accident is the development of vehophobia. Vehophobia is the medical word for a serious and unrelenting fear of driving, to the extent that it interferes with one’s quality of life. This uncommon problem is real and it’s devastating.  From a clinical standpoint, a fear of driving after a… read more

The Most Common Bicycle Accidents

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, 16,807 crashes between bicycles and motor vehicles occurred between 2010 and 2016. These crashes were responsible for 362 deaths and up to 15,415 injuries. The U.S. government and the state of Texas have compiled statistics about the factors that lead to bicycle accidents in hopes that improved education… read more

What Happens To the Brain in a Motorcycle Crash?

Motorcycle drivers often enjoy the adventure and exhilaration their bikes can offer. Motorcycles connect riders with their surroundings. They also provide a feeling of freedom that typical passenger vehicles do not afford. Despite the excitement motorcycles can deliver, they can also be very dangerous. According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 80%… read more

T-Bone Truck Accidents

All motor vehicle accidents are dangerous. No matter the type of collision, car crashes present the potential for catastrophic injuries or death. But some types of accidents make serious injuries more likely. One of the most dangerous kinds of traffic accidents happens when one vehicle rams head-on into the side of another. This is known… read more

Headaches May Last Long After a Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can result in long-term negative consequences for the people that experience them. There are many types of accidents that can result in traumatic brain injuries. No matter what the cause may be, traumatic brain injuries are usually accompanied by a host of symptoms. One of the most common and recurring symptoms… read more

Pregnancy & Car Accidents

Many people who fly on airplanes fear a plane crash, despite the chances being low. Similarly, expectant mothers often worry about risks that are unlikely to occur. Expectant mothers are vulnerable and hormonally predisposed to protecting their growing baby, keeping an eye out for dangers no matter how slim the odds. As it turns out,… read more

Causes & Symptoms of Cephalohematoma

Birth injuries are frightening for parents and can be life-threatening for infants. Many birth injuries could have been prevented had doctors and medical staff recognized the risk factors or warning signs. However, some birth injuries occur even though everyone involved in the labor and delivery did everything correctly. Cephalohematoma is a birth injury that impacts… read more

Is It Legal To Own a Pet Tiger in Texas?

Following the breakout success of Netflix’s Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness, many people are wondering about exotic pet ownership, and particularly whether it is legal to own a pet tiger. In Texas, it’s possible to permit your own pet palace with dangerous wild animals including lions, tigers, and bears.  But just because you can,… read more

Diminished Value Accident Claims: What You Need to Know

When you’ve been in a car accident, it is the job of the insurance company to ensure that you are made “whole” after the fact. Generally, this includes repairing your car. However, if the other driver is at fault, you may not only deserve to have your car repaired, but also to be paid the… read more

Nine Things You Should Know About a Free Lawyer Consultation

If you have been injured through little to no fault of your own, you might be considering hiring a personal injury attorney. Whether your injury is the result of a car accident, slip & fall, or a defective product, having an experienced attorney represent you can be very beneficial.  But many people who are considering… read more