Personal Injury Blog

Child Seats and Child Restraints Save Lives

Car accidents are all too common across the state of Texas. The risk of severe injuries and death is less when a child rides in a safety seat. Unfortunately, children are injured and killed because parents or caregivers do not follow the recommendations for child safety seats and seat belts.  The AAP (American Academy of… read more

Facts About Road Rash

Road rash is a physical injury that is all too familiar to those who ride motorcycles. The injury is not exclusive to motorcycles, as it can affect bicyclists and even those in other motor vehicles which are ejected during a crash. The term road rash is used to describe injuries that occur when skin slides… read more

What Happens If Your Insurance Claim is Denied?

One of the most disappointing things that can happen after a car accident is having your claim denied by an insurance company. What could make the experience even more frustrating is how diligently you worked to follow the “rules” by filing a police report, gathering supporting documentation, and submitting your evidence promptly. Even if you… read more

Teen Driving Laws in Texas—What Every Teen and Parent Needs to Know

Texas operates on a graduated driving system for underage drivers, allowing restricted driving privileges that eventually lead to an unrestricted license. Texas has a graduated system to reduce the number of accidents caused by inexperienced teen drivers. For a teen, getting a driver’s license is a right of passage that brings excitement, but for parents,… read more

Person in Wheelchair Struck, Killed While Crossing Holmes Road in Houston

Just before 6:00 a.m., a person in a wheelchair crossing a street in southeast Houston died after being struck by a vehicle. The accident occurred on Holmes Road near Scott Street. According to Houston Police, the area is not well-lit. The driver of the vehicle remained at the accident scene. The police said that it… read more

Interstate Trucking Carrier’s Safety Representative Dishonestly Denying Liability

This is a deposition of the Safety Director and Corporate Representative of an Interstate Carrier subject to DOT regulations.  This individual is responsible for conducting an honest investigation into the cause of collisions involving company vehicles in order to prevent re-occurrence. In this case, the company truck ran a stop sign and caused a collision.  You… read more

My Attorney Screwed Up My Case…What Are My Rights?

One of the most important decisions you make about any legal proceeding is who will represent you. The lawyer you choose is meant to be your advocate before the court and provide you with competent legal advice. While the overwhelming majority of lawyers give a good faith effort in promoting and defending their clients’ interests,… read more

Should I Cash the Check My Insurance Company Sent Me?

It can be very exciting when you get a check from your insurance company in the mail. Your initial reaction will no doubt be to cash or deposit the check and put the entire ordeal in the win column. You hear people complaining about insurance companies all the time, right? But in your case, it… read more

Worker Killed in Houston Tunnel Accident

The Houston Fire Department confirmed that a worker died in an accident in northeast Harris County. The worker died at a construction site while working in a tunnel.  The accident occurred in the area of the Northeast Water Purification Plant near Timber Forest Drive and Water Works Way. No other details were available about the… read more

Can You Sue if Your Tattoo Gets Infected?

Pain, swelling, and redness are all natural parts of the healing process for tattoos, and infections are not uncommon. However, if your tattoo becomes severely infected, you may be entitled to damages for the pain and complications you endure. Whether or not you can sue for a tattoo infection depends on which party is at… read more