Houston Personal Injury Blog

How Long Should I Wait Before Going to a Chiropractor After a Houston Car Accident?

If you believe you were injured in a car accident, seek immediate medical attention. You may need to go to the emergency room or urgent care facility to receive care or determine the extent of your injuries. Even without an apparent injury, it’s a good idea to see a doctor. You might also choose to… read more

Window Tint Laws in Texas

Many vehicles on the road have some type of tint on the windows. Tinting vehicle windows helps protect them from heat and harmful rays. It can also reduce glare. However, there are restrictions on tinting vehicle windows in Texas. Rule 21.3 of the Texas Administrative Code sets the standards for privacy window devices for motor… read more

What Is a Commercial Vehicle?

There are several ways to define “commercial motor vehicle.”  Section 621.001 of the Texas Transportation Code states a commercial motor vehicle is : A vehicle other than a motorcycle Used or designed to transport property or for delivery purposes Section 548.001 of the Texas Transportation Code states a commercial motor vehicle is a self-propelled or… read more

Delayed Concussion Symptoms

A concussion happens when your brain suffers a mild injury. The injury causes the brain to swell, leading to physical, cognitive, and emotional symptoms. These symptoms will usually not kill you. But they can temporarily impair your ability to work or even meet your daily needs like showering and dressing. Below, you will learn about… read more

What Is CTE? 

The degenerative brain condition known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is commonly observed in people who have had several traumatic blows to the head. CTE, once known as “punch drunk syndrome,” is closely associated with individuals who have experienced recurrent concussions.  Understanding CTE  CTE was once believed to be exclusive to boxers. However, over time… read more

Is Lane Splitting & Filtering Legal in Texas?

One of the most stressful parts of driving any car is waiting in stopped or sluggish traffic. If you’re riding a motorbike, you could be wondering if you can squeeze your vehicle into the gap between slower vehicles and continue your journey. This is sometimes referred to as lane splitting.  In other cases, you might… read more

Suffering a Ruptured Spleen in a Bike Accident Is Serious

Many individuals use bicycles as a form of transportation or for recreation or exercise. Unfortunately, there are many injuries that a person might suffer in an accident while riding a bike.  While head injuries have received a lot of attention, and rightfully so, many other catastrophic injuries can occur. One of these is spleen damage,… read more

Vehicle and Driver Requirements For Uber and Lyft in Texas

A common complaint about public transportation is the condition of the vehicles. The vehicles may be dirty, poorly maintained, and older. In addition, drivers may not be polite or friendly. The popularity of rideshare companies has given taxis and other public transportation options serious competition. In addition to the cost and convenience of rideshares, Uber… read more

5 Leading Causes of House Fires in Texas

The numbers tell us that most house fires in Texas are preventable. Nevertheless, they occur regularly and leave extensive property damage, and sometimes human casualties, in their wake. By understanding how these blazes occur, you can help reduce the risk of one in your home.  1. Cooking It’s unfortunate that an activity virtually all households… read more

FAQs: Car Accident Reports in Texas

If you drive a car, you are likely to be involved in a car accident at some point in your life. With any luck, it will be a minor accident.  But whether it is minor or major, you have responsibilities after getting into a car accident. Depending on the circumstances of your accident, one of… read more