Houston Personal Injury Blog

Average Neck and Back Injury Results from Car Accidents

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, in 2019, someone was injured in a car accident every two minutes and three seconds in Texas. That number translates to 256,338 people injured in motor vehicle accidents during 2019. Some of those car accidents likely involved neck and back injuries. Neck and back injuries can be devastating… read more

What Happens When Your Vehicle Gets Towed After a Car Accident?

When a car is undriveable after an accident, it must be towed from the scene. Sometimes, this is done at the direction of the car owner if he or she is at the accident scene and is uninjured. Sometimes, this is done at the direction of law enforcement personnel. Police may have all the vehicles… read more

Who is Responsible in an Accident Involving a Rental Car?

Being involved in a car accident is stressful under any circumstances. However, when a rental car is involved in a car accident, a personal injury claim can become complicated.  The other parties involved in the car crash are not interested in protecting your best interest. Insurance companies are more interested in avoiding liability than paying… read more

Spinal Disc Extrusion and Protrusion After a Texas Accident

Car accidents and falls can result in a variety of back injuries and spine injuries. A common injury caused by car wrecks and falls is a herniated disc. Herniated discs should be taken seriously, as they can worsen and become debilitating without medical treatment. What is a Spinal Disc? Herniated discs are also referred to… read more

Neurological Issues From a Car Accident

Many injuries are immediately apparent after a car accident. Victims are immediately aware of broken bones, burns, amputations, paralysis, and head injuries. A puncture wound or bleeding wound is easy to identify.  However, some car accident injuries are not immediately known. Neurological injuries often do not present symptoms for days or weeks after the car… read more

How to Handle Your Medical Bills After a Car Accident

Medical bills after a car accident can total hundreds of thousands of dollars. Even if your medical bills are not quite that high, it can still be difficult to pay tens of thousands of dollars for medical treatment. Most people do not have the cash in their bank account to pay medical bills as they… read more

How to Get the Most Money From a Car Accident

Getting the most money from a car accident is nothing to be ashamed of because you deserve just compensation after being injured by another person. You deserve to be compensated for your financial losses, physical injuries, and emotional suffering. However, the insurance company does not agree with you. The other driver’s insurance company does not… read more

The 5 Most Common Types of Car Crashes

There were 560,952 traffic crashes in Texas during 2019, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. Each day, thousands of people are involved in motor vehicle crashes throughout the state. Many of these crashes involve fatalities and traumatic injuries. Sadly, most car crashes can be avoided. The cause of the vast majority of accidents is… read more

Falling Asleep While Driving

There is a great deal of information available about distracted driving and drunk driving. State and federal agencies and other organizations work hard to educate the public about the dangers of distracted driving and impaired driving. However, there is an overlooked driving behavior that can be just as dangerous— drowsy and fatigued driving. How Common… read more

The Top 8 Reasons Teens Get Into Car Accidents

Teens look forward to getting a driver’s license. A license can mean more freedom, a part-time job, and hanging out with friends. It is a significant step toward adulthood. At the same time that teens look forward to this step, their parents worry. Much of that worry is for good reason. Car accidents were the… read more