Houston Personal Injury Blog

What is an Ambulance Chaser? 

“Ambulance chaser” is a phrase that’s commonly heard in reference to personal injury cases. While it’s usually applied to the attorney on the case, the stereotype more accurately describes another involved party: the case runner. Case runners are individuals hired by unethical attorneys who are on the hunt for new clients. These runners are not… read more

Falls Down Stairs Can Result in Serious Injuries and Substantial Recovery for Victims

Falls down a flight of stairs can cause serious injuries and even death. Falls are the leading cause of death in seniors. They are also a leading cause of emergency room visits for all age groups. Slip and fall accident victims might be able to seek substantial compensation for their injuries. But these victims will… read more

Motorcycle Accidents vs. Car Accidents: How Are They Different?

Motorcycle accidents differ from car accidents in significant ways. Motorcycle accidents cause more injuries and deaths than car accidents. Unfortunately, the injuries that they cause also tend to be more serious. In this short guide, we’ll take a look at the statistics for motorcycle accidents vs. car accidents. What Are the Differences Between Motorcycle Accidents… read more

Driving Without a License Versus Driving Without a License on Person

If you’ve been confused about the legal difference between driving without a license and driving without a license on person, it’s time to put the mixup to bed.  In this post, we’ll cover both concepts in depth. Which Is the More Serious Offense? Across all fifty states, it is illegal to drive without a license…. read more

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Semi Trucks

Before the pandemic, the trucking industry seldom got the credit it deserved. Now, most Americans appreciate the value of semi-trucks and the role they play in our economy. Still, there’s a lot that the average person doesn’t know about the vehicles, the industry, and its drivers. This post will cover five facts about semi-trucks that… read more

Basic Personal Injury Settlement Breakdown: How Much Goes in My Pocket?

When you have a personal injury claim, you likely want to know how much money you will receive when your case settles when you have a personal injury claim. Certain items will get deducted from the gross settlement amount.  It could help to get an answer to the question, “how much goes in my pocket?”… read more

Can Trucks Drive in the Left Lane in Houston?

In Texas, the left lane of a highway is typically reserved for passing. It is only acceptable to stay in the left lane in emergency situations. Texas law prohibits impeding the flow of traffic by driving too slowly in the left lane. This could have certain implications for truckers driving in Houston and other areas… read more

Why Do Truck Drivers Falsify Log Books?

Truck drivers are required to maintain logbooks tracking their work and rest hours. The truck driver logbook should be an accurate record of all driving hours. However, some truck drivers falsify log books to conceal the number of hours they drive without taking breaks or rest periods. Federal Regulations for Truck Driver Hours “Hours of… read more

7 Common Motorcycle Crashes and How to Avoid Them

For riders, there’s nothing better than the traveling trifecta: an open road, wind on the face, and freedom. Riding a motorcycle is a great way for enthusiasts to build new friendships, reduce stress, and clear the mind. In fact, studies show riding a motorbike can improve a person’s mental health and brain activity.  While hopping… read more

How Likely Are You to Get in a Motorcycle Accident?

Motorcycle riders may be thrill-seekers, adrenaline chasers, and adventurers, but they’re also more safety-minded than they get credit for.  Still, riding a motorcycle is inherently dangerous — at least, it’s more dangerous than other forms of travel. The truth is that motorcycle riders are 29 times more likely to die than passengers of cars and… read more