Houston Personal Injury Blog

What You Should and Should Not Do After a Car Accident in Houston, TX

Do you know what to do after a car accident in Houston? Are you familiar with insurance laws and personal injury laws in Texas? Do you know how much your personal injury claim is worth? Most people would answer no to these questions. However, if you are injured in a car crash, you need to… read more

Are Car Accident Reports Public Record in Houston?

According to the Houston Police Department, accident reports require five to eight days to process before they are available to the public. After that time, car accident reports are handled by the Records Division.  It is important to note that five to eight-day turnaround time is an estimate of the processing time. Some car accident… read more

The 15 Safest Cars for 2021

There are many online sources that rank cars for their safety. US News is one of the many resources where you can review the safest cars for 2021. Car & Driver and Motor Trend also compile lists of the safest cars. The list of safest cars for 2021 as reported by US News is: 1. … read more

The Truth About Backup Cameras And Safety

According to the IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety), backup accidents result in approximately 300 deaths and 18,000 injuries each year. A motor vehicle has a substantial blind spot at the rear of the vehicle. A small vehicle can have as much as a 12-foot blind spot at the rear of the car. An average… read more

Is a Motorcycle Really Worth the Cost?

For a dedicated motorcyclist, a motorcycle is always going to be worth the cost. Riding a motorcycle is more than just enjoying the open road. Many riders own a motorcycle because they are fuel-efficient and can be less costly to maintain than an automobile.  However, there are numerous costs that come with riding a motorcycle…. read more

What Age Can a Child Ride on The Back of a Motorcycle?

Riding a motorcycle is thrilling. For a child, riding a motorcycle may be one of the most exciting privileges they experience. However, several Texas laws restrict minors from riding a motorcycle. Riders need to be aware of the Texas laws for minors as passengers on motorcycles. If you break these laws, you could face fines… read more

Arched Back Crying by Infants

Babies cry for a variety of reasons. Even though there is nothing abnormal about a baby crying, many parents worry that their newborn is in pain or something is wrong when they cry a lot. The fact is that a newborn does not have any way to communicate except through crying. Newborns cry when they… read more

Can A Totally Inexperienced Person Become A Federal Judge?

The Trump Administration took great pride in filling vacant federal judge positions. However, some of the former President’s appointments were surrounded by controversy. Some appointees faced past scandals and allegations of wrongdoing. Other appointees lacked experience and were not recommended by the American Bar Association.  Should we be worried about inexperienced judges being appointed to… read more

How Much Does a Semi Truck Weigh?

Semi-trucks are common on Texas roads. We share the roads with these massive vehicles every day as they transport goods throughout the United States. When you are following an 18-wheel truck, do you ever wonder how much it weighs? Semi-Truck Weight – Loaded vs. Unloaded On average, a semi-truck weighs about 30,000 to 35,000 pounds… read more

How Much is My Workers’ Comp Case Worth?

Texas does not require employers to obtain workers’ compensation insurance. But for those that do, the workers’ comp carrier can provide compensation to injured employees. The compensation paid for a workers’ comp claim covers medical costs and provides temporary income replacement. For workers whose workplace injuries have caused permanent disabilities, workers’ comp insurance will also… read more