Personal Injury Blog

FAQs: Car Accident Reports in Texas

No one wants to get into a car accident. But between the heavy interstate traffic and the overload of commuters and tourists in Fort Worth, car crashes are an unfortunate daily occurrence.  Knowing what to do after a car accident in Texas, including when to contact law enforcement, can make it easier to navigate through… read more

What Are the Odds of Surviving a Motorcycle Accident in Fort Worth, TX?

On May 15th, 2022, a motorcycle rider was killed in an accident with a car in Fort Worth, TX. While the events leading up to the accident are unclear, the fact is that the rider’s life ended, and the passengers of the other vehicle were unharmed. Every year there are thousands of similar accidents in… read more

Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms Years Later

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) devastate the lives of millions of Americans. These injuries don’t always seem serious at first, but many seemingly mild TBIs result in long-term consequences for the person who suffered the head injury.  The symptoms of a TBI can be vast and varied. And it’s vital to recognize them when they appear…. read more

If I’m a Pedestrian, Who Pays for My Medical Bills After I Was Hit by a Car in Fort Worth?

When a motor vehicle hits a pedestrian in Fort Worth, the motor vehicle driver is generally at fault. Therefore, the driver can be held liable for the pedestrian’s medical bills and other damages. However, comparative fault allegations could complicate a personal injury claim for a pedestrian accident. Common Causes of Pedestrian Accidents in Fort Worth… read more

How Fast Can Commercial Trucks Safely Travel on Highways in Texas?

Anyone who has traveled on a highway knows that the size and weight of a commercial truck moving at high speeds can be alarming. Instinct tells most drivers to keep a safe distance from a fast-moving truck. But just how fast is too fast?  State laws differ when it comes to the speed limits that… read more

Do You Have a Wrongful Death Case? 3 Common Examples

A wrongful death occurs under Texas law when someone causes another person’s death because of a wrongful act, neglect, carelessness, default, or unskillfulness. Most personal injuries that result in death qualify as a wrongful act because the death was avoidable if not for the negligence of the responsible party. The best way to know if… read more

Do I Need to File a Police Report After a Fort Worth Truck Accident?

Texas Code §550.026 requires that the driver of a vehicle immediately report an accident when the accident causes injury or death to a person or when the vehicle cannot be driven safely. The report of an accident must be done by the quickest means of communication. Generally, people call 911 from the crash site to… read more

How Long Does It Take to Get a Settlement Check From a Car Accident in Fort Worth, TX?

Getting a settlement check from a car accident claim in Fort Worth can take a few months to a few years. The timeline for a personal injury case depends on the facts and circumstances of the case. However, there are specific deadlines the insurance company must follow after receiving a car accident claim. Deadlines for… read more

The Role of a Litigation Lawyer in Handling Civil Lawsuits

If you have ever watched a courtroom drama on TV, you likely have an idea of what a litigation lawyer in action looks like. While it’s true that they passionately argue your case in court, that is only scratching the surface of a litigation lawyer’s role in handling civil lawsuits. Behind the scenes in real… read more

Suing For Negligent Infliction Of Emotional Distress in Texas

Being involved in an accident and/or sustaining a personal injury is a stressful event. As a result, injured parties may experience intense emotional distress. In some cases, emotional distress can be debilitating.  Accident victims in Texas may seek compensation for emotional distress caused by a personal injury. However, suing for negligent infliction of emotional distress… read more