Houston Personal Injury Blog

Driving Car Or Driving Motorcycle, Which Is Safer?

Motorcycles and cars are two of the most common vehicles on Texas roadways. You might be wondering which mode of transportation is safer here in the Lone Star State. Attorney Brian White Personal Injury Lawyers explains whether cars or motorcycles are safer.  Is A Motorcycle Safer Than A Car? If you are wondering, “Is a… read more

Are Texas Commercial Truck Drivers Required To Take a Drug Test After an Accident?

An 18-wheeler truck carries a tremendous amount of momentum as it speeds down the highway. If the driver is intoxicated, their truck becomes a missile. Since truck drivers carry commercial driver’s licenses, and since strict FMCSA regulations regulate the activities of truckers, you might assume that drivers must automatically submit to an FMCSA drug test… read more

Everything You Need to Know About the Hands-Free Law in Texas

If you live in Houston, you know how chaotic the bustling city can get. With so many distractions affecting motorists and causing traffic accidents, it’s no surprise that Texas lawmakers passed legislation to encourage the hands-free use of phones and lower the risk of distracted driving crashes. As a driver in Texas, it’s essential to… read more

Can I Sue Child Protective Services in Texas?

NOTE: Our law firm does not handle child protective services cases. This article is for informational purposes only. Information found in the article does not constitute as formal legal advice and does not create an attorney/client relationship. Child Protective Services (CPS), part of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, is charged with protecting… read more

How Many Years Is Law School?

A career as a lawyer is one that requires substantial time, dedication, and perseverance. Despite the intense work required to obtain one’s Juris Doctor degree and pass the bar exam, the Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipates that the career field will, in fact, grow by ten percent by 2031. There will always be a need… read more

You Received a Hospital Lien. What Exactly Does This Mean?

If someone else injures you, you might find yourself unable to pay your medical expenses, even with health insurance. A hospital lien, also known as a medical lien, is a way of leveraging any future personal injury settlement or court judgment as collateral to assure your healthcare provider that you will eventually pay your medical… read more

10 Safety Tips for Driving on Slippery Texas Roads

Climate change has brought about dangerous alterations in weather patterns, often resulting in slippery roads and adverse conditions at different times of the year. For this reason, it’s more important than ever for drivers to be prepared for driving in dangerous conditions.  Understanding how to safely navigate your vehicle in treacherous weather is imperative to… read more

What Happens if a Car Crashes Into My House in Houston?

Cars do not typically hit homes. Instead, car crashes usually involve motor vehicles and other stationary objects. However, there are personal injury cases involving a car hitting a house. Unfortunately, people inside the house can sustain injuries in addition to the people in the vehicle. Also, a car hitting a house can cause substantial property… read more

Can You File a Car Accident Claim Without a Police Report in Houston?

Houston witnesses nearly 200 traffic accidents per day and more than 250 deaths per year. The filing of a car accident police report, known in Texas as a crash report, is a routine part of the claim resolution process. Can you file a claim without a police report? Maybe. Usually, however, you need a police… read more

Average Settlement Value of a Truck Accident Injury Case in Texas   

When a semi truck is involved in a crash with a passenger car, there can be serious injuries and property damage due to the sheer size difference between the big rig and the personal vehicle.  The devastating outcome may result in injuries that leave the victim unable to care for themselves independently or require multiple… read more