Houston Personal Injury Blog

How Dangerous Are Motorcycles?

Riding a motorcycle can be dangerous. For many riders, that’s part of the appeal. But living on the edge and endangering your life are two separate things.  The facts are indisputable: motorcyclists are at greater risk than other travelers. In fact, in comparison to car passengers, you are four times more likely to be injured… read more

How Safe Is a Motorcycle?

Motorcycles are less safe than other forms of transportation. On a per-mile basis, motorcycle accidents cause more deaths and injuries than car accidents. Motorcycle accidents also have worse outcomes than car accidents. Motorcyclists have little protection in a collision. They can sustain catastrophic injuries even in minor accidents. Curious how safe a motorcycle is? Today,… read more

Emotional and Mental Issues After a Car Accident

Depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are common after a car accident. But you do not need to suffer in silence from these and other emotional and mental issues. Documenting these problems with your doctor and seeking treatment will improve your health. These steps can also provide the evidence you need to recover compensation… read more

Can You Use a Car Seat After an Accident?

Driving with a child requires a high level of care, as well as some extra safety measures. Car safety seats provide excellent protection for children. Specifically, safety seats help to protect toddlers and babies during car accidents. Following a crash, however, many parents wonder if they can continue to use their child’s car seat. Many… read more

Understanding Assumption of Risk in Texas

When you’re injured, you may be able to pursue compensation by filing a claim to collect from the insurance of a negligent party. However, you don’t always have grounds to file a claim or lawsuit simply because you were injured. Many factors influence whether you can recover compensation. For example, if you were injured while… read more

Should I Call 911 After a Car Accident in Houston?

You can only control your own decisions when driving. You can’t control what others do. It’s entirely possible to be involved in a car accident as a result of someone else’s carelessness. You can prepare for the possibility of a car crash by familiarizing yourself with the steps to take after a motor vehicle accident…. read more

Can You Sue For A Car Accident If You Are Not Hurt?

Texas is an at-fault state for car accidents and car accident insurance. If you’re involved in a car accident in Texas, you can file a claim against the at-fault party’s insurance to recover compensation for losses like medical bills and lost wages. You may also file a lawsuit if the negligent party’s insurer does not… read more

What Are The Odds Of Dying In A Car Crash?

Motor vehicle accidents have the potential to cause serious harm to those involved in them. Unfortunately, many car accidents result in death. According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 36,560 people were killed in car accidents in the United States in 2018. Based on this and other data, the National Safety Council… read more

Injuries to the C2 Vertebrae: The Hangman’s Fracture

Cervical fractures are serious accident injuries. The vertebrae (bones) in the neck can fracture or break during a slip and fall accident, car crash, workplace accident, or other personal injuries. In severe cases, a fractured cervical vertebrae can result in a spinal cord injury.  What is a Hangman’s Fracture? A hangman’s fracture is a term… read more

These Are the 6 Deadliest Highways in Texas

If you ask your friends, family, and neighbors, they may tell you that they live or drive down the deadliest roads in Texas. It may seem that there are traffic accidents each day on your way to work, home, or school. However, some roads in Texas are deadlier than other roads. MoneyGeek analyzed 10,137 fatal… read more