Personal Injury Blog
5 Reasons Why a Personal Injury Lawyer Will Not Take Your Case
Brian White | December 22, 2020 | Personal Injury
If you’ve been injured in an accident, you may believe you’re entitled to money to cover the cost of physical, financial, or emotional damages. Oftentimes, you’d be right—but not always. There are several factors that affect an injured person’s eligibility for financial compensation, and it’s very possible that some part of your situation will prevent… read more
Car Insurance Companies Filing for Bankruptcy – How Do I Recover?
Brian White | December 21, 2020 | Car Accidents
If another driver is responsible for causing your car accident, you can recover compensation for damages and injuries by filing an insurance claim with the driver’s liability insurance carrier. Texas requires that all drivers carry minimum amounts of liability coverage if they cause a car accident. Liability insurance compensates accident victims for damages caused by… read more
Personal Injury Settlements: Myths vs. Reality
Brian White | December 19, 2020 | Personal Injury
In law, a personal injury describes any damage done to someone’s body, mind, or emotions. We all sustain injuries at some point in our lives—perhaps as a result of car accidents, slip & falls, dog bites, or tattoo infections—and sometimes, they’re not our fault. That’s where personal injury lawyers come in, helping people recover damages… read more
What Happens If a Dog Bites Someone On Your Property?
Brian White | December 18, 2020 | Dog Bites
Half of all U.S. households owned at least one dog in 2019, according to a survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association. More than 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year in the United States. If a dog bites someone on your property, you may be liable for the dog bite injury… read more
The Process of a Personal Injury Claim
Brian White | December 17, 2020 | Personal Injury
Once you’ve been injured in an accident because of someone else’s negligence, an overwhelming process begins. When you break down the process of a personal injury claim into small pieces, it can be easier to grasp. At the beginning of the process of a personal injury claim, you need to get educated before you make… read more
What is Double Indemnity?
Brian White | December 16, 2020 | Personal Injury
Double indemnity is a term used in life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment policies. Double indemnity clauses state that the insurance company will pay a specified multiple (double, triple, etc.) of the contract’s face value in the event of accidental death. Life Insurance and AD&D Policies with Double Indemnity Clauses Consider a husband who… read more
Should I File a Workers Comp or Personal Injury Claim?
Brian White | December 15, 2020 | Personal Injury
Most people do not expect to be hurt at work. But, in 2019, private industry employers reported 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses. If you have been hurt or injured at work, we know you may be stressed and confused. You may be wondering whether it’s better to file a workers’ compensation claim or… read more
Back Injuries After a Car Accident
Brian White | December 14, 2020 | Auto Accidents
Back injuries after a car accident can manifest in many ways. Back injuries can even cause pain or numbness that seem disconnected from the back or neck. These injuries can be the first sign of nerve damage that could remain with you for the rest of your life. Here is some information about the medical… read more
How to Spot a Fake Lawyer
Brian White | December 13, 2020 | Personal Injury
An impressive website or large, fully furnished office does not guarantee you are dealing with a licensed attorney. On the contrary, it could mean that a fake lawyer is scamming you. It could also mean that you are about to lose thousands of dollars or have your identity stolen. An Example of a Fake Law… read more
Should You Ride Your Bike on the Sidewalk?
Brian White | December 12, 2020 | Bike Accidents
Whether or not you should ride a bike on the sidewalk has been the center of debate for decades. Avid walkers might argue no, while cyclists who do not feel safe on busy or narrow streets might say otherwise. In some Houston districts, such as business districts, it is illegal to ride a bike on… read more