Personal Injury Blog

The 4 Most Important Safety Features For Cars

When shopping for a new car, people look for different things. Some people look for style or fuel economy. Some look for electric cars. Others look for service vehicles like trucks and vans. Safety features are often assumed or overlooked by a car shopper. Newer cars come loaded with some wonderful safety features. These features… read more

9 Things You Should Know About a Free Lawyer Consultation

Most lawyers offer a free consultation to potential clients who are in the process of seeking legal representation. These meetings are mutually beneficial. Lawyers have an opportunity to share information about themselves and win a client’s confidence, and clients have an opportunity to “interview” the lawyer, talk about their situation, and get some initial advice…. read more

How Long Does a Hit-and-Run Investigation Take?

Data published by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety shows that more than one hit-and-run accident occurs each minute in the United States. In 2016, we had the highest number of fatalities on U.S. roads from hit-and-run accidents. The record-shattering number of hit-and-run fatalities represented a 60 percent increase since 2009. Hit-and-Run Laws in Texas… read more

10 Important Bicycle Laws in Texas

It is important for bicyclists to know the law. State laws regarding cyclists vary, so it is important to know the laws where you live and ride. Texas has a number of laws concerning bicyclists.  The Texas Transportation Code, Chapters 551 and 545, has a number of sections that pertain to bicycles. Here are 10… read more

Do You Legally Have to Tell Someone You Have Herpes?

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) exist. And, they can be easily transferred from one person to another. This often happens accidentally. But what happens if a partner knows that he or she is infected and has sex with another person without telling that person about the infection?  If this happens in Texas, that person could go… read more

Health effects of lack of oxygen at birth

Childbirth is safer now that it was 100 years ago. Nonetheless, things can and do go wrong during labor and delivery. When a baby is deprived of oxygen at birth, even for a short while, there can be lasting effects as a result.  The longer a baby is without oxygen during birth, the more severe… read more

Six Signs You’ve Hired a Bad Attorney & Tips to Help You Choose the Right One in the Future

When life throws a curveball – like a car accident or slip and fall – it is helpful to have an experienced, competent attorney on your side. Having a great attorney means peace of mind in stressful situations. Having a bad attorney makes an already stressful situation worse. But evaluating your working relationship with your… read more

Five Things to Know About Car Accident Settlement Agreements

If someone else caused your car accident, that party might be liable for your damages. Damages include physical injuries, financial losses, and non-economic damages. Victims of car crashes can file personal injury lawsuits to recover compensation for their damages.  However, most injury claims related to traffic accidents settle without a lawsuit or trial. The parties… read more

What Exactly Can a Process Server Do to Serve Papers?

When a person decides to take legal action against another—like filing a lawsuit after getting hurt in a car accident—they are required by law to notify the other party promptly. Each state has various rules and regulations that govern this process.  Some of those rules include: The person who delivers the papers to the defendant… read more

Is it a Mistake to Admit Fault After a Car Accident?

Yes, it is a mistake to admit fault after a car accident for several reasons. The first reason you should not admit fault after a traffic accident is that you cannot be sure you were at fault.  The shock and aftermath of a collision can leave you confused and dazed. If you sustained a head… read more