Personal Injury Blog

Contributory vs. Comparative Negligence

Personal injury law provides an avenue for compensation to victims who suffered harm due to the misconduct of another party. But what happens if the parties share liability for an accident?  Every U.S. state, including Texas, has its own way of distributing compensation. Contributory negligence and comparative negligence are two of those ways. They apply… read more

How Much Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Make?

How much a personal injury lawyer makes will depend on several things, including the fee they charge, the types of personal injury cases they handle, the number of cases they have, their location, and their level of experience. For example, a personal injury lawyer in a large city will likely earn more than a personal… read more

How Much Damage Occurs in a 30 MPH Crash?

Driving 30 miles per hour does not seem very fast when you are behind the wheel of a car. However, in a car crash, colliding with another object or person at this speed can cause a surprising amount of damage to you or the other person. Depending on the circumstances of your wreck, a crash… read more

Defective 3M Military Ear Plug Lawsuits

If you have served or are currently serving in the military, you know there is no shortage of threats to your hearing, from firearms to heavy machinery. In fact, the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) notes that hearing-related issues are some of the most common health conditions faced by military veterans. Because of this… read more

What To Do After a Sideswipe Collision in Fort Worth, TX

Sideswipe collisions can occur in a wide variety of circumstances, but often take place when a driver is in the other vehicle’s blind spot. Sideswipe accidents also occur when vehicles are changing lanes. Also, weaving in and out of traffic and driving under the influence can lead to a sideswipe crash.  Driver-assisted technologies help reduce… read more

Who Are the Plaintiffs and Defendants in Personal Injury Cases?

If you are injured in a personal injury accident, you may need to file a personal injury lawsuit. When you do, it will be important to understand the roles of the different parties that are involved.  In any personal injury lawsuit, there will be a plaintiff and a defendant. However, some cases are more complicated… read more

Can You Shoot Down Drones Flying Over Your House in Texas?

The use of drones is heavily regulated by state and federal drone laws. While it might be a crime to use drones to record or take pictures that violate state privacy laws, it does not mean you have the right to shoot down drones flying over your house in Texas. Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) or… read more

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