Houston Personal Injury Blog

How to Write a Settlement Demand Letter

Settlement demand letters are used in most personal injury cases to begin settlement negotiations. These letters are generally drafted by the accident victim or the attorney for the accident victim and sent to the at-fault party’s insurance provider. The insurance company reviews the settlement demand letter and issues a response. Things You Should Know About Settlement Demand… read more

Should I Give a Recorded Statement To an Adjuster?

When you have been involved in a car accident, you will probably spend plenty of time dealing with insurance companies. There’s a good chance an insurance adjuster will call you to ask for a recorded statement regarding the accident.  Although this may sound like a reasonable request, you should be very careful about agreeing to… read more

How Do I Get a Rental Car After a Crash and How Long Can I Use It?

When you have been involved in a car crash, your vehicle may need to be repaired or replaced. Unfortunately, getting a rental car after an accident can be confusing and overly complicated.  Dealing with uncooperative insurance providers can leave claimants feeling completely hopeless and frustrated. If you are having trouble getting a rental car following… read more

What is Causation in a Personal Injury Case?

When you are injured in a Houston accident, you might be entitled to compensation for your damages. For example, if another driver caused a head-on car accident, you could sue the driver for loss of income, medical bills, and other damages. However, before you could recover compensation for your personal injury case, you must prove… read more

Should You Replace Your Car Seat if You Were in An Accident?

Following a moderate or severe crash, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) recommends the replacement of car seats in the event that the safety or stability of the seat was compromised as a result of the accident. There are differing recommendations, however, when it comes to minor crashes.  While the NHTSA takes the position… read more

IV Infiltration and Complication Attorneys

Intravenous (IV) therapy is a medical procedure in which fluids are sent into the body through direct insertion into a vein. By direct administration into a vein, IV therapy quickly introduces medication and fluids to the bloodstream.  Medical providers use only a syringe to inject fluids in an injection IV therapy. This is a direct… read more

What Does Yielding the Right of Way Mean?

When you think of yielding the right-of-way, you might think of the traditional conundrum at a controlled intersection. Which car moves through the intersection first after everyone has come to a stop?  Yielding the right-of-way is an important traffic concept that all drivers should understand. It does not only apply at controlled intersections but can… read more

Causes and Symptoms of Cephalohematoma

Cephalohematoma is a birth injury that affects up to 2.5 percent of all live births. Even though a cephalohematoma is not life-threatening in most cases, there is the possibility of complications that could result in permanent impairments or life-threatening conditions. Knowing the risks and symptoms associated with cephalohematoma can help parents protect their baby. What… read more

Links in the Chain of Causation

For any number of reasons, many people believe that recovering compensation after an accident with injury is a quick and easy process. Although an injured victim may be entitled to compensation under the law, they still have the burden of proving their injuries.  Perhaps even more importantly, an injured person, called the plaintiff, has to… read more

Handling a Car Accident Claim with State Farm

State Farm is the largest auto insurer in the U.S. Across America, State Farm writes about 17% of all auto insurance policies. State Farm is also the largest auto insurer in Texas. Aside from USAA’s policies for active military and veterans, State Farm offers the cheapest premiums among the major insurers in Texas. State Farm… read more