Personal Injury Blog

The Deadliest Roads in Houston 2018

As Houstonians, we are used to the roads we drive on each and every day. We get into our cars, buckle our seatbelts, and head out.  We are always on the go and always in a hurry. However, because of this on-the-go lifestyle, many of us have become complacent. We have become used to the… read more

Dog Bites In Texas—Can You Protect Yourself?

It’s the end of a long day at work. Your taking your nightly walk around the block after eating dinner with your family. The sun is setting, and the streetlights are beginning to turn on. As your walking down the sidewalk, you see dog in the distance. You think nothing of it, so you continue… read more

Update on the Houston Ship Channel Vessel Collision 2019

It wasn’t that long ago that the Houston Ship Channel closed due a tanker collision. On May 10, 2019, the 755-foot tanker Genesis River collided with a tug boat pushing two barges. This collision caused the release of reformate and other petrochemicals into the Bay’s ecosystem. This has, in turn, affected many of the shrimpers… read more

Some Things Get Left Behind—Objects Left Inside Of Your Body After Surgery

It’s the big day, the day you go in for surgery. When you arrive at the facility for your surgery, you are called to a room where your surgeon comes to speak with you. Your surgeon explains the process, calms your nerves, and puts you at ease. You trust what your surgeon is telling you,… read more

Failure to Monitor Your Child–What Happens When You’re Away

It’s the early morning of a weekday. You can smell the coffee as you are getting ready for the day ahead. Before heading out the door, you pack your child’s bag for daycare to ensure they have everything they need. As you drive through the neighborhood, you can see your child’s face in the rearview… read more

DUI On The Fourth Of July

It’s the Fourth of July Weekend. You are relaxing by the pool with close family and friends. You can smell the barbecue and the aftermath of the fireworks. However, it is now time to go home. You and your family pack-up everything and get in the car. You’re on the way home when suddenly, you’re… read more

Offensive Odors, Loud Noises, and Dust Everywhere – What Happens When Industry is Built in Your Backyard

Most homeowners, who are looking to buy a home, tend to want a home in a quiet neighborhood. They want a neighborhood where their family can throw a barbecue in the backyard and invite over some neighbors. Homeowners want a neighborhood where they won’t be woken up at 3 am by the sounds of industrial… read more

How Long Does a Workers’ Comp Settlement Take in Houston, TX?

Filing for workers’ compensation benefits in Texas can be the simplest way to obtain financial reimbursement for your medical expenses and lost wages after a job-related accident. Although Texas law does not require all employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance, most do. If you are at the beginning of a workers’ compensation case after a… read more

Can You Work While on Workers’ Compensation?

Workers’ compensation in Texas serves to reimburse injured employees for their medical bills and lost wages so they can focus on recovery without financial strain. Workers’ compensation favors the employee – receiving benefits does not require proving anyone’s fault for the injury or illness. It is also not a requirement for employees to stop working… read more

Can Insurance Companies Force You to Use Aftermarket Parts?

After a serious car accident, the two main issues you must contend with are personal injuries and property damages. Taking your damaged vehicle to an auto mechanic is one of the first steps toward obtaining compensation for repairs or replacement. Once you submit your information to the insurance company, however, you may lose control over… read more