Houston Personal Injury Blog
What Happens If a Dog Bites Someone On Your Property?
Brian White | December 18, 2020 | Dog Bites
Half of all U.S. households owned at least one dog in 2019, according to a survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association. More than 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year in the United States. If a dog bites someone on your property, you may be liable for the dog bite injury… read more
The Process of a Personal Injury Claim
Brian White | December 17, 2020 | Personal Injury
Once you’ve been injured in an accident because of someone else’s negligence, an overwhelming process begins. When you break down the process of a personal injury claim into small pieces, it can be easier to grasp. At the beginning of the process of a personal injury claim, you need to get educated before you make… read more
What is Double Indemnity?
Brian White | December 16, 2020 | Personal Injury
Double indemnity is a term used in life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment policies. Double indemnity clauses state that the insurance company will pay a specified multiple (double, triple, etc.) of the contract’s face value in the event of accidental death. Life Insurance and AD&D Policies with Double Indemnity Clauses Consider a husband who… read more
Should I File a Workers Comp or Personal Injury Claim?
Brian White | December 15, 2020 | Personal Injury
Most people do not expect to be hurt at work. But, in 2019, private industry employers reported 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses. If you have been hurt or injured at work, we know you may be stressed and confused. You may be wondering whether it’s better to file a workers’ compensation claim or… read more
Back Injuries After a Car Accident
Brian White | December 14, 2020 | Auto Accidents
Back injuries after a car accident can manifest in many ways. Back injuries can even cause pain or numbness that seem disconnected from the back or neck. These injuries can be the first sign of nerve damage that could remain with you for the rest of your life. Here is some information about the medical… read more
How to Spot a Fake Lawyer
Brian White | December 13, 2020 | Personal Injury
An impressive website or large, fully furnished office does not guarantee you are dealing with a licensed attorney. On the contrary, it could mean that a fake lawyer is scamming you. It could also mean that you are about to lose thousands of dollars or have your identity stolen. An Example of a Fake Law… read more
Should You Ride Your Bike on the Sidewalk?
Brian White | December 12, 2020 | Bike Accidents
Whether or not you should ride a bike on the sidewalk has been the center of debate for decades. Avid walkers might argue no, while cyclists who do not feel safe on busy or narrow streets might say otherwise. In some Houston districts, such as business districts, it is illegal to ride a bike on… read more
Can You Sue for Emotional Distress?
Brian White | December 11, 2020 | Personal Injury
Most people associate traffic accidents and other personal injuries with physical injuries. While it is common to sustain broken bones, brain injury, and other physical injuries in an accident, it is also common to experience emotional distress. Being injured in a car accident, slip and fall, workplace accident, or other incidents can be one of… read more
5 Things You Need to Know About Going to the Emergency Room After a Car Accident
Brian White | December 10, 2020 | Auto Accidents
When a person is seriously injured in a car accident it is very common for them to be taken to an emergency room for treatment. While it might seem straightforward, what happens at the emergency room can greatly impact a case should that person decide to pursue legal action against the party responsible for their… read more
Who Are Plaintiffs and Defendants in a Personal Injury Case?
Brian White | December 9, 2020 | Personal Injury
In personal injury cases, there are two sides: the plaintiff and the defendant. The plaintiff is the party that brings the lawsuit in the first place. They argue with evidence and witness testimony that they have been injured by another party’s negligent or intentionally harmful conduct. The defendant might be a person, business, or some… read more