Personal Injury Blog

What Happens if My Uber is in an Accident in Houston?

Traveling by car may be more convenient than other modes of transportation, but it is also one of the most dangerous. While most Americans own or lease personal vehicles, there are several reasons that someone might use a car service like Uber instead of getting behind the wheel. While Uber is a cost-effective and effortless… read more

Top 25 Causes of Car Accidents and What You Can Do to Prevent Them

Thousands of motor vehicle accidents occur in Texas each year. You might not be able to avoid all car accidents. However, knowing the top 25 causes of car accidents and how to prevent them can help you decrease your chance of being involved in a tragic car crash. What are the Leading Causes of Car… read more

Sideswipe Collisions: Deceptively Dangerous

Sideswipe collisions are deceptively dangerous. Many people may not be aware that same-side crashes are associated with an increase in injury severity. For that reason, it can be helpful to understand what a sideswipe collision is and how you can protect yourself and your passengers from these dangerous car accidents. What is a Sideswipe Car… read more

What is MCS 90?

Very few people outside of the commercial truck industry or the insurance industry know what is meant by MCS 90. The exception is a truck accident attorney or anyone who might have been injured in a commercial truck accident. Unfortunately, they may be very familiar with MCS 90. What is MCS 90 and Why Do… read more

10 Factors That Determine How Much to Expect From a Houston Car Accident Settlement

Recovering compensation for a car accident can be a frustrating process. Most individuals expect their claims to be paid quickly. However, they do not consider that they need to complete medical treatment before the claim is settled. They also do not consider the time it takes to investigate the accident and gather evidence proving liability… read more

Seven Things GEICO Doesn’t Want You to Know When Negotiating a Car Accident Settlement

If you watch television, you are likely familiar with the advertisements for Government Employees Insurance Company, which is better known as GEICO. GEICO, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is the second-largest provider of automobile insurance in the United States. In 2019, GEICO wrote over $34 million in direct premiums for private passenger automobile insurance…. read more

What is the Difference Between Express and Implied Consent?

One thing that has become very common when you go to a medical facility to receive treatment is signing a consent form. This form is designed to affirm that you are giving the doctor and other healthcare professionals who work there permission to treat you for the injury or sickness you are dealing with. By… read more

How are Pain and Suffering Damages Calculated?

How do you place a value on the pain and suffering caused by a negligent driver or a medical error? Is there enough money to compensate an accident victim for the suffering caused by an injury that was not the victim’s fault? The answer is no, but a monetary award is the only way the… read more

Are Lottery Winners Required to Reveal Their Identities in Texas?

Just about everyone has dreamed of winning the lottery. Some would quit their jobs and never work another day in their life while others say they would give the money away. The truth, however, is that for many lottery winners, the publicity and fortune can end up feeling more like a curse than a blessing…. read more

Types of Car Accident Injuries

Millions of people are injured in car accidents each year in the United States. During 2019, 15,843 people sustained serious injuries in Texas car crashes. There were 166,628 possible injuries in car accidents that year, and over 93,000 unknown injuries.  Car accident injuries vary greatly. Some individuals walk away from a motor vehicle accident with… read more