Houston Personal Injury Blog
How Much Does a Lawyer Get From a Car Accident Settlement in Texas?
Brian White | August 3, 2023 | Car Accidents
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?
Brian White | July 31, 2023 | Truck Accidents
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?
Brian White | July 25, 2023 | Personal Injury
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
Brian White | July 19, 2023 | News
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
Brian White | July 18, 2023 | Uber & Lyft Accidents
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?
Brian White | July 18, 2023 | Texas Laws
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)
Brian White | July 18, 2023 | Truck Accidents
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?
Brian White | July 18, 2023 | Car Accidents
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?
Brian White | July 12, 2023 | Summer Safety
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
Brian White | July 11, 2023 | Personal Injury
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