Houston Personal Injury Blog

How Likely Are You to Get in a Motorcycle Accident?

Motorcycle riders may be thrill-seekers, adrenaline chasers, and adventurers, but they’re also more safety-minded than they get credit for.  Still, riding a motorcycle is inherently dangerous — at least, it’s more dangerous than other forms of travel. The truth is that motorcycle riders are 29 times more likely to die than passengers of cars and… read more

Back Pain After a Car Accident — What’s Causing It?

A car accident can traumatize your body. It may cause pain in your chest from the seat belt or pain in your arms from the explosive inflation of your airbag. You might even feel pain all over. As you begin to recover, the pain from the bumps and bruises will fade. If you continue to… read more

What Is a DOT-Recordable Accident?

Many types of auto accidents take place on the roads each year. When a car accident involves individuals, the local police department is usually the primary point of contact for the final accident report. When there is a commercial truck accident, other officials may need to be involved.  Commercial trucking companies are required to be… read more

Big Rig Accidents and Truck Driver Training: Is Commercial Truck Training Enough?

Big rig accidents happen more often than they should. But why doesn’t the trucking industry do more to protect its drivers and other travelers out on the roads?  Before we answer the question, “Is commercial truck training enough?” it’s important to understand how deadly these accidents actually are. Truck driving is one of the 25… read more

Breaking Down Attorney-Client Privilege: What it Means and How it Can Affect Your Case

When you meet with a personal injury attorney to discuss your case, you may disclose sensitive personal information. However, as your case progresses, you may want to ensure that the discussions between you and your lawyer are confidential.  Attorney-client privilege can give you peace of mind. It can also give you confidence that the discussions… read more

Where Are the 4 Blind Spots on an 18-Wheeler?

Semi-trucks, also called 18-wheelers and tractor-trailers, have four blind spots — one behind the trailer, one along each side of the trailer, and one below the cab of the truck. Your vehicle can disappear from the truck driver’s view in these blind spots. Truck accidents have many different causes. You cannot do much to avoid… read more

Victims, Families Search For Answers After Deadly Astroworld Crowd Surge

Astroworld Festival – a concert planned by Houston native Travis Scott – took a tragic turn on Friday night. At least eight people have died, and hundreds more were injured at the sold-out music festival. According to reports, dozens of concertgoers were crushed and trampled during a crowd surge while Travis Scott was on stage…. read more

4 Types of Brain Injuries and 3 Levels of Severity

Doctors categorize brain injuries in many ways. The type of damage, the cause of the injury, and the severity of the injury help distinguish various types of brain injuries from each other. The different types of brain injuries can also explain the symptoms you might experience and your prognosis for recovery. These, in turn, will… read more

10 Worst Celebrity Car Accidents

Despite a drop in travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic, over 38,000 people died in car crashes in 2020. This reversed a recent trend of car accidents decreasing annually. Celebrities get into car accidents just like everyone else. Unsurprisingly, the causes of these car accidents mirror the most common car accident causes for the average… read more

Texas Laws on the Road: What’s the Smallest Street Legal Motorcycle?

Motorcycles come in a fairly wide range of shapes and sizes. In some cases, a vehicle that you might regard as a motorcycle might nevertheless be too small to be considered street legal. Even if you can take it on the street, you should still be aware of the relevant licensing requirements. Laws regarding the… read more