Houston Personal Injury Blog

What is a Coup Contrecoup Brain Injury?

Brain injuries are some of the most common types of injuries sustained by accident victims. From mild concussions to traumatic brain injury, brain injuries can cause numerous side effects and long-term impairments. Examples of causes of brain injury include, but are not limited to: There are many more ways that a person can suffer a… read more

City Seeks Input About Dangerous Intersections in Houston

The City of Houston wants to lower the number of deaths on city streets, according to reporting by Fox26 Houston. In a statement by David Fields of Vision Zero Houston, approximately two deaths are reported on city streets every three days. That is over 200 deaths each year. The purpose of Vision Zero Houston is… read more

Houston Among Deadliest Cities for Motorcycles

Houston was one of the nine cities with the highest number of motorcycle fatalities in 2019. Last year, 412 motorcyclists lost their lives on Texas roads. Another 1,800 riders were seriously injured in motorcycle accidents.  Encouraging Drivers to Look Twice for Motorcycles July 2020 is the month for the Texas Department of Transportation’s annual “Share… read more

2 Children Dead, 3 Others Injured After 2-Vehicle Crash on I-45 in Houston, TX

A tragic car accident near Hardy Toll Road on I-45 claimed the lives of two children. The crash occurred in the 23400 block of the North Freeway. The children, who were 11 and 13 years of age, were flown by Life Flight to Memorial Hermann hospital, where they died. Three adults were injured in the… read more

Houston METRO Bus Crash Victim Has to Pay For Treatment Despite Being Innocent

The story of a Houston man injured in an accident caused by a METRO bus is tragic. Matthew Leger woke up in the hospital not knowing what had happened to him. He had been hit by a METRO bus and sustained severe injuries. Mr. Leger spent three weeks in the hospital after the accident. METRO… read more

What Are the Causes and Effects of Brain-Stem Injuries?

Your brain stem is located at the top of the spinal cord. An injury to the brain stem can affect multiple body functions, including motor and sensory functions. Depending on the severity of the injury, a person could sustain debilitating impairments from a brain stem injury. What are the Effects of A Brain Stem Injury?… read more

What are the Highest-Paid Types of Lawyers?

The fact is that the average salary for lawyers in American depends on many factors. A critical factor in determining annual salary is the attorney’s geographical location. Attorneys earn an average of $94,446 per year, according to Indeed. However, that is just one source. The American Bar Association (ABA) states that attorneys earn an average… read more

Father in Houston Charged With Murder in Crash That Killed His 5-Year-Old Daughter

Sadly, news reports state that a five-year-old was killed in a DWI accident in Houston. A four-year-old was severely injured in the accident. According to the news report, the accident occurred around 11:30 p.m. The children, both girls, were being driven by their father. Police officers stated that the man drove directly into a traffic… read more

If Airbags Did Not Deploy in a Car Accident, is the Car Company Liable?

Car accidents can cause catastrophic injuries and deaths. Each year, thousands of people are permanently disabled or severely injured in motor vehicle accidents. Because a car crash can be devastating to the occupants of the vehicles, car manufacturers have worked for decades to develop safety features to reduce the risk of car accident injuries. Airbags… read more

Houston Continues to Re-open Despite Largest Single-Day Spike in Covid Cases

As the United States approaches the summer and, for some, three months of shelter-in-place, states are discussing the best way to re-open the economy. Each state, county, and city has put together guidelines on how to avoid another Covid-19 outbreak, but most agree that there should be a steady decrease or leveling-off of new cases… read more