Houston Personal Injury Blog

Everything You Need To Know About Hot Water Scalding Burns on Children

Children are vulnerable to burns for many reasons. Curious about their world, children will play with matches, touch hot pots and pans, and perform other actions that can result in severe or even fatal burn injuries. Hot water burns are particularly dangerous. Infants and toddlers often lack the strength or coordination to get out of… read more

Commonly Forgotten Driving Laws in Texas

Most people count on their driver’s licenses for long-distance travel and short daily commutes. However, it is important to understand the ways in which a Texas driver’s license can be suspended or revoked.  There are many forgotten driving laws in Texas that can cause motorists to lose their licenses. Without a license, people face many… read more

What Are the Current Regulations in Houston for E-Scooters?

The popularity and usage of e-scooters, commonly referred to as “electric scooters,” are on the rise. These small, battery-powered vehicles are similar to traditional kick scooters, typically having two wheels, a handlebar for steering, and a platform for the rider to stand on.   However, unlike kick scooters, e-scooters are powered by small electric motors, hence… read more

What To Do if Someone Files a Car Accident Claim Against You in Houston, TX

Since Texas is an at-fault state for car accident claims, a person could file a claim against you if you are involved in a traffic accident. Even if you did nothing wrong, the person might try to file an insurance claim to get money from your liability insurance coverage. Texas requires all drivers to have… read more

Dealing With Grief: A Step-By-Step Guide for Emotional Healing After the Unexpected Death of a Loved One

When you experience loss, you will go through a process called grieving. At the end of the grieving process, you will still feel a sense of loss. But grieving will allow your mind to accept the loss and find the motivation to move forward with your emotional life. Unresolved grief can pose a danger to… read more

How To Prepare For A Deposition

When you file a personal injury lawsuit, everyone wants to hear from you. However, being the plaintiff in a personal injury lawsuit can be stressful. Not only are you waiting on pins and needles for an outcome, but you’ll have obligations during litigation. That probably includes being deposed. Texas Rule of Civil Procedure 199 governs… read more

Texas Truck Lane Restrictions

The economy depends on trucks. These important vehicles carry over 72% of freight in the U.S., far more than rail, sea, and air conveyance. But trucks also create traffic jams and cause accidents, especially around major cities. Texas transportation officials must balance the need for freight transportation to and from the state’s ports and businesses… read more

What Impact Is Uber Freight Having on the Trucking Industry?

Ridesharing apps have changed the way we navigate the world, and Uber has been at the front of that revolution. Now the app giant is working on revolutionizing a new industry: freight hauling. Uber Freight allows independent drivers to connect with shippers to move cargo more quickly than ever before. But how much of an… read more

Right of Way Laws in Texas

It’s high noon in Texas, and you’re driving down a dusty dirt road. You pull up to a four-way stop at the same time as another vehicle. An eagle screeches somewhere in the distance as you stare down the other driver, both of you wondering who will go for their accelerator first. While real right… read more

How Long Do You Have To Go To a Doctor After a Houston Car Accident?

You should see a doctor immediately after an injury car accident in Houston. Some injuries, such as whiplash and traumatic brain injuries (TBI), can take hours, days, or even weeks to manifest symptoms. Prompt medical treatment can catch these conditions before symptoms appear. Additionally, your healthcare provider will generate documentation that can serve as persuasive… read more