Houston Personal Injury Blog

Should You Ride Your Bike on the Sidewalk?

Whether or not you should ride a bike on the sidewalk has been the center of debate for decades. Avid walkers might argue no, while cyclists who do not feel safe on busy or narrow streets might say otherwise.  In some Houston districts, such as business districts, it is illegal to ride a bike on… read more

Can You Sue for Emotional Distress?

Most people associate traffic accidents and other personal injuries with physical injuries. While it is common to sustain broken bones, brain injury, and other physical injuries in an accident, it is also common to experience emotional distress. Being injured in a car accident, slip and fall, workplace accident, or other incidents can be one of… read more

5 Things You Need to Know About Going to the Emergency Room After a Car Accident

When a person is seriously injured in a car accident it is very common for them to be taken to an emergency room for treatment. While it might seem straightforward, what happens at the emergency room can greatly impact a case should that person decide to pursue legal action against the party responsible for their… read more

Who Are Plaintiffs and Defendants in a Personal Injury Case?

In personal injury cases, there are two sides: the plaintiff and the defendant.  The plaintiff is the party that brings the lawsuit in the first place. They argue with evidence and witness testimony that they have been injured by another party’s negligent or intentionally harmful conduct. The defendant might be a person, business, or some… read more

Can I Sue My Doctor for Negligence?

We trust our doctors to take care of our health and to cause no harm. If you suffered an unexpected injury during the course of medical treatment, you might be asking if you can sue your doctor for negligence.  Medical negligence suits can be emotionally difficult for patients whose doctors were trying to help. But,… read more

What Are Your Legal Options if You Hit a Bike Rider While Driving?

Having a collision with a bicyclist is a terrifying experience for you as a driver. It can be incredibly dangerous, even deadly, for the cyclist. In these types of accidents, it is crucial that you respond quickly. Your first priority should always be the personal safety of everyone involved in the crash. If you have… read more

Who Is Liable in a T-Bone Car Accident?

Side-impact crashes are often referred to as T-bone accidents because the cars form a “T” when they collide. The front of one vehicle strikes the side of another vehicle from a “T” shape. The nickname does not adequately describe the potential damage that can be caused by a side-impact accident.  T-bone car accidents cause catastrophic… read more

How Long After a Car Accident Can You Claim Compensation for Your Injuries?

After a car accident in Texas, you must file a personal injury claim within two years. In most cases, this two-year statute of limitations will be easy to meet. However, under very specific circumstances, Texas law will allow you to file a claim after the two years have passed. Here are some facts you should… read more

Everything to Know About Diminished Value Accident Claims

There are several things to think about after getting in a car accident. Even once necessary repairs are made, your vehicle likely will not be worth as much as it was before the collision. This means your vehicle has what’s called a diminished value. A vehicle’s diminished value can be calculated by taking the value… read more

What To Do if You Suffer from Whiplash Injuries After a Houston Car Accident

Whiplash is a commonly reported injury after car accidents. Symptoms may appear immediately after the accident, or they may take hours to days to manifest. The symptoms might initially be minor, but they can increase in intensity over time. What is Whiplash? Whiplash is an injury to the neck’s structures caused by a crash’s momentum,… read more