Houston Personal Injury Blog
Has Your Mirena IUD Moved?
Brian White | January 12, 2022 | Product Defects
Bayer Pharmaceuticals released the Mirena IUD in 2000. While this product has been used successfully by millions of patients, it also has its problems. Since 2011, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) has received nearly 112,000 reports of adverse events caused by the product. In 2021 alone, doctors and patients reported over 4,000 adverse events due… read more
What is an Ambulance Chaser?
Brian White | January 10, 2022 | Personal Injury
“Ambulance chaser” is a phrase that’s commonly heard in reference to personal injury cases. While it’s usually applied to the attorney on the case, the stereotype more accurately describes another involved party: the case runner. Case runners are individuals hired by unethical attorneys who are on the hunt for new clients. These runners are not… read more
Falls Down Stairs Can Result in Serious Injuries and Substantial Recovery for Victims
Brian White | January 9, 2022 | Slip and Fall
Falls down a flight of stairs can cause serious injuries and even death. Falls are the leading cause of death in seniors. They are also a leading cause of emergency room visits for all age groups. Slip and fall accident victims might be able to seek substantial compensation for their injuries. But these victims will… read more
Motorcycle Accidents vs. Car Accidents: How Are They Different?
Brian White | January 6, 2022 | Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcycle accidents differ from car accidents in significant ways. Motorcycle accidents cause more injuries and deaths than car accidents. Unfortunately, the injuries that they cause also tend to be more serious. In this short guide, we’ll take a look at the statistics for motorcycle accidents vs. car accidents. What Are the Differences Between Motorcycle Accidents… read more
Driving Without a License Versus Driving Without a License on Person in Texas
Brian White | January 4, 2022 | Texas Laws
If you’ve been confused about the legal difference between driving without a license and driving without a license on person, it’s time to put the mixup to bed. In this post, we’ll cover both concepts in depth. Which Is the More Serious Offense? Across all fifty states, it is illegal to drive without a license…. read more
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Semi Trucks
Brian White | December 21, 2021 | Truck Accidents
Before the pandemic, the trucking industry seldom got the credit it deserved. Now, most Americans appreciate the value of semi-trucks and the role they play in our economy. Still, there’s a lot that the average person doesn’t know about the vehicles, the industry, and its drivers. This post will cover five facts about semi-trucks that… read more
Basic Personal Injury Settlement Breakdown: How Much Goes in My Pocket?
Brian White | December 9, 2021 | Personal Injury
When you have a personal injury claim, you likely want to know how much money you will receive when your case settles when you have a personal injury claim. Certain items will get deducted from the gross settlement amount. It could help to get an answer to the question, “how much goes in my pocket?”… read more
Can Trucks Drive in the Left Lane in Houston?
Brian White | December 8, 2021 | Truck Accidents
In Texas, the left lane of a highway is typically reserved for passing. It is only acceptable to stay in the left lane in emergency situations. Texas law prohibits impeding the flow of traffic by driving too slowly in the left lane. This could have certain implications for truckers driving in Houston and other areas… read more
Why Do Truck Drivers Falsify Log Books?
Brian White | November 30, 2021 | Truck Accidents
Truck drivers are required to maintain logbooks tracking their work and rest hours. The truck driver logbook should be an accurate record of all driving hours. However, some truck drivers falsify log books to conceal the number of hours they drive without taking breaks or rest periods. Federal Regulations for Truck Driver Hours “Hours of… read more
7 Common Motorcycle Crashes and How to Avoid Them
Brian White | November 24, 2021 | Motorcycle Accidents
For riders, there’s nothing better than the traveling trifecta: an open road, wind on the face, and freedom. Riding a motorcycle is a great way for enthusiasts to build new friendships, reduce stress, and clear the mind. In fact, studies show riding a motorbike can improve a person’s mental health and brain activity. While hopping… read more