Personal Injury Blog

Can You Sue the Car Company if the Air Bags Did Not Deploy in a Car Accident?

There’s a certain formula for legal claims involving many car accident cases. You file a suit against the person who caused the accident or their insurance provider, and accept a settlement offer or take the matter to court. There are times, though, when things get a bit more complicated.  A good example is an airbag… read more

Trucking Regulations 2020: Everything You Need to Know

NOTE: Stephens Law, PLLC only handles cases involving accidents and injuries. 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. Stephens Law, PLLC cannot help you beyond the information provided below if you have questions regarding Texas trucking… read more

Ways to Prevent Your Teenager from Texting and Driving

It is well known that most teenagers have a hard time maintaining their attention. It’s simply that way for most of us as we go through our teen years. Few things can monopolize your teen’s attention like a cell phone – and that’s bad news if your teenager is now driving. Texas Cell Phone Driving… read more

Can Coronavirus Victims of Diamond Princess Cruise Sue for Injuries?

As the coronavirus continues to spread throughout the United States, many individuals and families experience physical pain, emotional distress, and financial hardships. Some of the first Americans to suffer from the coronavirus were those on cruise ships like the Diamond Princess. Individuals who were on the Diamond Princess want to know whether the cruise line… read more

When Do You Need to Hire A Car Accident Lawyer?

A car accident can turn your life upside down. Even though you may not sustain serious injuries, you must deal with the property damage from the accident. If you do sustain injuries, you also may have doctor’s bills, loss of income, and other damages caused by the crash. Knowing when to hire a car accident… read more

Is It Legal to Drive Barefoot in Texas?

For many people, their vehicle is an extension of their home. They kick off their shoes as soon as they get home or get into their vehicle. However, is driving barefoot legal in Texas? Technically, there are no laws preventing you from driving barefoot, though there are a few safety issues to consider. Jason Stephens,… read more

Are Hidden Nanny Cams Actually Legal?

A parent’s desire to protect their child is intense. The thought of leaving your child with anyone, even a trusted nanny, can be difficult. Unfortunately, there is plenty of evidence showing that some nannies neglect or even abuse the children in their care. This is where nanny cams come into play. Thankfully, it is legal… read more

What Should You Do If You Are In An Accident But The Other Driver Doesn’t Have Insurance?

One of the first things you are told to do after an automobile accident is to switch contact and insurance information with any other drivers. While Texas requires all drivers to have some sort of insurance, the reality is that not everyone does. There is a high possibility that you may find yourself involved in… read more

Blunt Force Head Trauma – Cause and Effect

Trauma to the body is one of the leading causes of death in people under the age of 35. Worldwide, it is the sixth leading cause of death. Many of these injuries are caused by blunt force trauma to the head. The number one reason for this type of injury is a car accident. These… read more

Consequences of Using Your Cell Phone While Driving in Texas

You are driving to work and your phone rings. What do you do? If you decide to answer it, are you breaking the law? Can you use your cell phone while driving? What if instead of answering your phone, you decide to send them a text to let them know you are driving and can’t… read more