Houston Personal Injury Blog

What Happens if Another Driver’s High Beams Cause My Houston Car Crash?

High-beam headlights are useful under certain circumstances. When another vehicle is nearby, however, the use of high beams can constitute negligent driving that can cause a car accident. When this happens, you should seek full compensation from the at-fault driver by filing a personal injury or wrongful death claim. Using High Beams With Oncoming Traffic… read more

What Makes Sideswipe Collisions So Dangerous?

As any paramedic will tell you, no two accident scenes are identical. Sometimes, cars hit each other head-on and other times, they barely touch. The most common type of accident is rear-end collisions, but that doesn’t mean it is the only type of accident you should be concerned about. One of the less common types… read more

How Do Trucking Accidents Differ From Car Accidents?

Trucking accidents include crashes involving semi-trucks, 18-wheelers, big rigs, tractor-trailers, flatbeds, and other commercial vehicles. Truck accident claims are complicated personal injury cases involving some issues that you do not encounter in car accident claims. An experienced Houston truck accident lawyer can help you navigate the differences between trucking accidents and car accidents, including: Truck… read more

Can I File a Claim if Someone Hits My Parked Car in Houston?

Houston witnesses a multitude of car accidents every day. If another driver hits your parked car, you need to take certain steps to protect your claim. A lot depends on whether you can locate the offending driver. Even if you can’t, however, all is not necessarily lost.  How Parked Car Accidents Happen Parked car accidents… read more

Do I Need Motorcycle Insurance in Texas?

Warm weather almost year-round means that Texas highways and city streets see plenty of motorcycle riders zipping in and out of traffic. Motorcycles lack the protection of a car or a truck, though, which means that the bike driver will often suffer grievous injuries in an accident.  Motorcycle insurance can cover the medical bills and… read more

Motorcycle Passenger Rights After an Accident in Texas

A total of 562 motorcyclists died, and 2,422 people were injured in motorcycle accidents in Texas in 2022, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).  Some of these injuries and fatalities were the motorcyclists, while others were passengers. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that motorcyclists are about 24 times more likely to… read more

Are Pickup Trucks More Dangerous than Other Vehicles? 

As one of the largest passenger vehicles on the roadways, pickup trucks are a common sight on the highways and back roads around the Houston, Texas, area. When many people think of pickup trucks, they generally think that they are safe and very useful. Riding higher off the ground than a car and with a… read more

How Long Does It Take To Get a Settlement Check From a Houston Car Accident?

Once your Houston car accident lawsuit concludes, whether your attorney negotiated a settlement with the other party or you won your case at trial, you’re probably wondering when you’ll get your check.  With medical bills to pay and a vehicle to replace or repair, it’s little wonder that many Houston car accident victims are quite… read more

Everything You Need to Know About Brain Stem Injuries

If your body is like a machine, your brain is the central computer. It receives information about what is happening inside and outside your body, then processes that information and issues commands and directions to your body’s muscles, organs, and tissues. The brain stem is the portal through which all information flows, connecting the brain… read more

What Is the Texas Basic Speed Rule?

Some people ask whether Texas has a speeding law. The short answer is yes. In fact, Texas has some of the harshest speeding punishments in the nation. For example, you could receive a speeding ticket in Texas for driving one mile above the posted speed limit at any given time. However, this isn’t always the… read more