Personal Injury Blog

Dangers Associated with Taking Public Transportation

Utilizing public transportation is an effective way to save money on costs associated with owning a vehicle. As an added bonus, it’s a great way to do your part in helping the environment by reducing your carbon footprint. Unfortunately, dangers lurk in public transportation avenues like subways, buses, and trains. Public Transportation Crashes Just like… read more

How to Take Part in a Class Action Lawsuit

The closest many people come to a class action suit is late-night infomercials for the latest prescription drug recalled by the Food and Drug Administration. Though these are usually legitimate, you do not always have to put in the legwork and “sign up” for a class action. In reality, if a class action is approved… read more

Can Professional Athletes Sue Other Athletes/Teams for Injuries?

Personal injury law is a complex practice that largely hinges on negligence. Though professional athletes engage in a high degree of physical contact, these laws do still apply. In situations where one athlete or an organization’s negligence injures a performer, the victim may seek legal damages. The NFL’s Precedent This is a major issue currently… read more

Can a Parent Face Charges if His or Her Child is a Bully in Texas?

Sadly, bullying is a common problem. Most of us can remember being teased or harassed in school, but with the rise of the internet and cyberbullying, this topic has taken a serious turn. We more clearly understand the effects and causes of this behavior today, and new resources and legal actions have surfaced. If your… read more

How Much Can Hospital Transportation Cost You in Houston, TX?

If you’ve ever been in a serious accident, you know the cost of medical treatment is one of the first things that comes to mind. Health insurance is supposed to cover expenses related to treatment and transportation to the hospital, right? Unfortunately, it’s becoming more common for insurance companies to deny coverage for ambulance or… read more

How to Recognize and Report Police Misconduct in Houston

We’re taught from a young age that police are supposed to protect us and our communities. We grow up respecting local officers, and many of us probably wanted to be one when we grew up. Unfortunately, the world we live in isn’t as protected or just as we believed when we were children. Police are… read more

Can I Sue for “Botched” Plastic Surgery?

Did you know up to 20% of people who get cosmetic surgery are disappointed with the results? Whether or not that’s the result of a botched surgery or because the patient’s perception is unclear, it still leaves many people unhappy with the thousands they’ve spent. If you feel the surgery was done incorrectly, you might… read more

Keep an Eye Out for These 5 Christmas Decorating Hazards

Christmas is a time to spend with family, trim the tree, drink egg nog, and indulge in merriment until the New Year. More than 80% of Americans deck their halls as part of holiday celebrations. While Christmas can be a season unmatched in its joy, it’s also a season rife with accidents. ER visits spike… read more

These 10 Everyday Objects are More Dangerous Than You Think

We all have things that make us squirm; it’s spiders for some and the idea of being trapped in an elevator or falling off a cliff for others. While the likelihood of actually sustaining a deadly bite from a spider or plunging to our doom is fairly low, it’s still enough to make us shiver…. read more

Why You Should Ban a Selfie Stick at Your Business (And Others Who Have)

Sigmund Freud was among the first to posit that narcissism was an innate human trait, one that has allowed us to evolve into beings capable of higher reasoning. However, he also cautioned that if our narcissism levels become too high, they become a liability, both to ourselves and those around us. Though Freud is about… read more