Houston Personal Injury Blog

What Are Texas Motorcycle Permit Restrictions?

Like most other states in the country, Texas has a system in place for minors to acquire motor vehicle licenses. Known as the graduated driver license program, it allows Texans as young as 15 to receive permits to drive motorcycles. With that being said, younger motorcyclists must follow all the same laws that older motorcyclists… read more

What Is the Average Settlement For a Car Accident in Houston, TX?

A Houston car accident can have serious implications. If someone else caused your wreck, you should recover fair compensation for the injuries and damages you sustained.  It’s difficult to know what your case is worth until you consult a Houston car accident lawyer. And without any legal representation, you’ll likely walk away with less than… 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 Much Does a Lawyer Get From a Car Accident Settlement in Texas?

Nobody can tell you in advance exactly how much money your lawyer will make from a car accident settlement. Personal injury lawyers work on a contingency fee basis, meaning they calculate their fees based on a percentage of the amount you win. That means you can afford to hire a top-tier personal injury lawyer even… read more

Does Texas Have a Truck Driver Shortage? 

Many states, including Texas, need truck drivers. Trucking is an important industry with a major shortage. Truck driving requires those entering the profession to be qualified. As more experienced drivers retire, the demand for more truckers continues to grow. The shortage of qualified truck drivers is a problem for everyone on the road. Truckers work… 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

Three Recent Events and Our Ongoing Commitment to Community Involvement 

Attorney Brian White Personal Injury Lawyers is highly passionate about helping accident victims in the Houston, Texas, area. We work tirelessly to assist our clients in recovering the compensation they need and deserve after getting hurt due to someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing.  But our dedication to Houston doesn’t stop there. We emphasize being heavily… read more

Uber Insurance Policy Limits

If you get into an Uber accident, who pays for your medical bills and other damages? The insurance company for the rideshare driver? Uber? Uber’s insurance company?  Texas law has sought to provide a clear answer to this question. However, Uber’s (and its insurance company’s) liability for your accident will depend on the status of… read more

When Is Passing on the Right Permitted?

If you’ve ever driven on Texas highways, you’ve surely seen signs reading “Left Lane for Passing Only.” These signs are a regular fixture on Texas highways. But does that mean you can never pass on the right, or are there exceptions to this rule? Left-Lane Passing Is the Law While many people think of the… read more

What to Do When Involved in a Truck Accident (Out of State)

Your unfamiliarity with the roads and weather conditions in other areas of the country can increase your risk of being involved in a collision. As a result, an out-of-state car accident is a distinct possibility whenever you travel across state lines.  Truck accidents, in particular, can have catastrophic consequences. Even the best-trained truck driver cannot… read more