Houston Personal Injury Blog

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

What Is the Average Car Accident Settlement for Neck and Back Injuries in Texas?

Neck and back injuries are some of the most common types of harm to come from car accidents in Texas. They also vary widely in terms of both severity and long-term impact.  It is worth examining the most common types of car-accident-related back and neck injuries and the factors that most greatly impact a settlement…. read more

Are Pool Alarms Effective in Preventing Child Drowning?

If there is one outdoor fixture that is synonymous with hot summer days and good times, it is the family’s backyard pool.  But as relaxing and as fun as these fixtures are, they pose a significant risk of drowning accidents to children and adults alike. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, drowning… 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