Personal Injury

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

Symptoms of a Broken Tailbone

You have probably read that the spine includes 24 vertebrae. And this is true. Between your skull and your hips, you have seven vertebrae in your neck, 12 vertebrae in your chest, and five vertebrae in your lower back. These bones cooperate to support your weight and protect your spinal cord. But you have an… read more

What To Do When The Adjuster Won’t Return Your Calls After A Houston Accident

Personal injury claims arise after many types of accidents, from car accidents to medical malpractice. Most personal injury claims involve insurance companies. Two problems almost always present themselves in injury cases. First, insurance adjusters are reluctant to offer fair settlement amounts to claimants. In some cases, they resort to stonewalling tactics to wear you down…. read more

Can I Sue Child Protective Services in Texas?

NOTE: Our law firm does not handle child protective services cases. 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. Child Protective Services (CPS), part of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, is charged with protecting… read more

How Many Years Is Law School?

A career as a lawyer is one that requires substantial time, dedication, and perseverance. Despite the intense work required to obtain one’s Juris Doctor degree and pass the bar exam, the Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipates that the career field will, in fact, grow by ten percent by 2031. There will always be a need… read more

You Received a Hospital Lien. What Exactly Does This Mean?

If someone else injures you, you might find yourself unable to pay your medical expenses, even with health insurance. A hospital lien, also known as a medical lien, is a way of leveraging any future personal injury settlement or court judgment as collateral to assure your healthcare provider that you will eventually pay your medical… read more

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