Houston Personal Injury Blog

How to Approach a Free Consultation with an Attorney

If you or a loved one has been injured, the law may have a remedy. Your first step in pursuing relief is to set up a free consultation with an attorney. What Occurs During a Consultation? During your free consultation, you will get the chance to present your situation to an experienced attorney. It is… read more

Can I Get a Rental Car After an Accident in Houston?

A car accident doesn’t have to ground you. If your car is totaled or needs a few days or weeks for repairs, then you will benefit greatly from having a rental car. Even if you need one for an extended period of time, you can have the temporary transportation you require to keep your life… read more

Attorney Brian White Personal Injury Lawyers Sues Former Texas City Commissioner Haney Over I-45 Crash

Attorney Brian White filed a personal injury lawsuit against a former Texas City Commissioner regarding a car accident on March 17, 2022, around 1:30 p.m. The accident occurred in the 6400 block of Interstate 45 in Houston, TX. The lawsuit was filed against Dee Ann Haney in the Tenth District Court for Galveston County.  Haney… read more

2021 Was the Second Deadliest Year on Texas Roads

The year 2020 was an unusual traffic year. Pandemic lockdowns and a drop in tourist travel caused traffic levels to decrease by about 13%. At the same time, traffic deaths increased by about 7%. Transportation experts hoped that 2021 would represent a reversion to more normal levels. But while traffic levels returned to normal, road… read more

Top Five Mistakes Made After a Job Injury

On-the-job injuries and occupational illnesses happen regularly. Across the U.S., 2.7 million workers reported a work-related injury or illness in 2020. That same year, over 210,000 Texas employees across all industrial sectors got injured or sick while working. Unlike many states, Texas does not mandate workers’ compensation for all employers. Instead, Texas caps an employer’s… read more

How a Lawyer Can Help Negotiate a Severance Package in Houston

Are you being offered a severance package after leaving your job in Houston, TX? Severance agreements can be complex and contain requirements that make a big impact on your future. An experienced attorney can review the agreement and negotiate terms that are fair to you. Leaving a job can be stressful, filling you with uncertainty… read more

What Is the Difference Between Medical Malpractice and Medical Negligence?

Intent is the primary difference between medical malpractice and medical negligence. However, both actions result in harm or injury to a patient. Therefore, you can recover compensation for both medical malpractice and medical negligence.  It can be challenging to draw the line between medical negligence and medical malpractice. Medical negligence is generally an unintentional, avoidable… read more

What Is an Examination Under Oath in Houston?

An examination under oath (EUO) is similar to a deposition. However, your insurance company requests the EUO to gather more information about a claim. Your testimony at an examination under oath is sworn testimony. Therefore, you are under penalty of perjury to answer questions truthfully. What Is an Examination Under Oath? Most insurance policies contain… read more

Do I Have to Get an Independent Medical Exam in Houston?

If the workers’ compensation insurer or the Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation requests an independent medical examination (IME), you must submit to the examination. Failing to attend and cooperate during an IME could be grounds for denying your workers’ compensation claim. Therefore, understanding your rights regarding an IME is the first step in protecting yourself… read more

What Happens in a Tire Blowout Accident in Houston?

According to the U.S. National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), vehicle problems are the least common causes of accidents. Driver error, environmental conditions, and “other” causes result in more accidents than equipment breakdowns. But with the enormous number of traffic accidents in the U.S., vehicle problems still cause about 44,000 car accidents every year. Of… read more