Personal Injury

5 Things To Know About Property Damage Claims

If someone damages your property through irresponsible or criminal behavior, a property damage claim might arise in your favor. In some cases, you might have a property damage claim even when the defendant is not at fault (a claim over a defective product, for example).  You can enforce your property damage claim under state law…. read more

Secrets of State Farm Insurance: What You Need To Know

The fact that State Farm is a for-profit business means it cannot be, and has never been, a “good neighbor” – at least not for those who file claims against one of its policies. State Farm makes money by accepting premiums, and they lose money by paying claims. That means their interests are directly adverse… read more

Top Five Reasons To Hire a Litigation Lawyer in Houston

In Houston, Texas, life moves fast. When the unexpected happens, like an injury or a car accident, it can turn your world upside down. Suddenly, you’re faced with a maze of decisions. The thought of hiring a lawyer might cross your mind, but concerns about escalating costs can be scary. You might wonder if it’s… read more

Common Types of Intentional Torts

A tort is a civil wrong. It works like this: if someone commits a tort against you through misconduct for which the law provides a remedy, you can sue for money damages.  In actual practice, most personal injury claims are based on negligence (carelessness). An intentional tort, by contrast, occurs when someone deliberately harms you. … read more

How To Choose the Best Personal Injury Lawyer in Houston, Texas

Insurance companies don’t hand out generous compensation without a fight. If you’re hoping to recover the compensation you deserve after an injury in Houston, you need a skilled personal injury lawyer on your side.   Dealing with the aftermath of an injury is often painful and stressful. For many, it’s also a serious financial strain. These… read more

The Difference Between Bodily Injury and Personal Injury

Legal language can become so specialized that some people refer to it as “legalese” – as if it were an entirely different language. Sometimes the obscure usage of legal language is necessary, and sometimes it isn’t. Unfortunately, some lawyers use it as an excuse to convince you that you cannot solve your legal problems on… read more

Can Someone Sue You After an Accident in Texas?

No one likes the idea of being sued. However, if you are involved in a car accident (or other personal injury incident) in Texas, that is what could happen to you.  Since Texas is a fault state for accident claims, the people involved in a car accident can sue the other parties seeking compensation for… read more

Symptoms of a Fractured Sternum

Whether from a car accident, a fall, or a violent attack on the chest, damage to your sternum can cause you pain and discomfort until the fracture heals. In some severe cases, your doctor may perform surgery to set the pieces of this critical bone so it can heal properly.  If you suspect your sternum… read more

Step-by-Step Guide for Filing a Personal Injury Claim in Houston, TX

Accidents and injuries can happen at any time. The experience is often distressing and disorienting. Many injury victims also experience physical, emotional, and financial hardships in the aftermath.  If you’ve been injured due to someone else’s negligence in Houston, Texas, you may have the right to seek compensation for your damages. However, successfully filing a… read more

How Long After a Deposition Will I Get a Settlement in Texas?

If you have gotten to the deposition stage for your personal injury case, you have already filed a lawsuit. Courts simply don’t administer depositions until someone files a lawsuit. Unfortunately, there is no certain rule that can tell you how long you will have to wait for a settlement after your deposition. A settlement could… read more