Personal Injury Blog

Causes and Symptoms of Caput Succedaneum

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

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?

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

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?

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

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?

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?

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?

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?

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