Houston Personal Injury Blog

How Tailgating Causes Accidents and How to Stop It

Every year, more than one million rear-end car accidents occur in the United States. In those car accidents, thousands of drivers and passengers are injured and killed. A significant percentage of those rear-end accidents are the result of tailgating, or, driving too close to the car in front of you. Most states, including Texas, have… read more

5 Reasons Why a Personal Injury Lawyer Will Not Take Your Case

If you’ve been injured in an accident, you may believe you’re entitled to money to cover the cost of physical, financial, or emotional damages. Oftentimes, you’d be right—but not always. There are several factors that affect an injured person’s eligibility for financial compensation, and it’s very possible that some part of your situation will prevent… read more

Car Insurance Companies Filing for Bankruptcy – How Do I Recover?

If another driver is responsible for causing your car accident, you can recover compensation for damages and injuries by filing an insurance claim with the driver’s liability insurance carrier. Texas requires that all drivers carry minimum amounts of liability coverage if they cause a car accident. Liability insurance compensates accident victims for damages caused by… read more

Personal Injury Settlements: Myths vs. Reality

In law, a personal injury describes any damage done to someone’s body, mind, or emotions. We all sustain injuries at some point in our lives—perhaps as a result of car accidents, slip & falls, dog bites, or tattoo infections—and sometimes, they’re not our fault. That’s where personal injury lawyers come in, helping people recover damages… read more

What Happens If a Dog Bites Someone On Your Property?

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

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?

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?

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

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

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