State by State Negligence Laws
Posted in Car Accident on February 14, 2020
Seeking compensation in the aftermath of a serious car accident can vary from state to state, especially as negligence laws vary greatly across the country. Each state has differing laws in regard to negligence and how that factors into the amount of compensation you can ...
Fault vs No-Fault Insurance Laws by State
Posted in Car Accident on February 13, 2020
Determining who is at fault in a car accident is the first step toward recovering compensation for your injuries. However, some states do not allow accident victims to pursue compensation based on liability and fault – and this can have a significant effect on your ...
Whiplash Injury After a Car Accident
Posted in Car Accident, Personal Injury on February 5, 2020
Whiplash is a neck injury that could put you out of work for days or weeks following an auto accident. It can make it difficult or painful to move your head and neck, as well as cause other symptoms such as blurred vision and headaches. ...
Are You Eligible for Workers Compensation in Texas?
Posted in Texas Laws, Workers Compensation on January 2, 2020
Workers’ compensation could provide crucial income for you and your family if you suffer a serious injury on the job. Workers’ compensation is a no-fault system that offers employees financial benefits for occupational illnesses and injuries. If you qualify for workers’ compensation after a workplace ...
Winter Driving Tips
Posted in Car Accident on December 23, 2019
Driving in the winter can come with unique risks and hazards, such as slush on the pavement and black ice. Depending on the weather conditions where you are driving, you may encounter a snowstorm, sleet or heavy fog. Preparing your vehicle and yourself for a ...
Injuries Caused by Dangerous Toys
Posted in Product Liability on December 16, 2019
Product manufacturers should legally ensure the safety and usability of the toys and products they produce for children. Federal organizations maintain high safety standards for manufacturers of products for kids. When companies ignore these standards or fail to properly safety-test their products before releasing them, ...
Breast Implant Complications
Posted in Product Liability on December 9, 2019
Opting for breast augmentation or reconstruction using implants could come with unexpected risks and serious health concerns. As federal consumer safety organizations such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) learn more about the potential long-term effects of breast implants, they are warning consumers to ...
What To Do If You Witness Police Brutality
Posted in Ask An Attorney, Preserve Your Rights on December 2, 2019
Police brutality is the overuse of force or undue violence by members of law enforcement. While police officers have the right to use force – even deadly force – while performing job-related duties, they must do so according to what is reasonable for the situation. ...
What to Do If a Personal Injury Claim Is Made Against You
Posted in Personal Injury on November 25, 2019
Despite your best efforts, you could make a mistake or error in judgment that ultimately culminates in someone else’s personal injury. You could then face civil liability for the victim’s losses and damages in San Antonio. In other cases, you might not have done anything ...
What to Do If You Hit a Dog With Your Car
Posted in Ask An Attorney, Car Accident on November 20, 2019
Hitting a dog with your car is an unfortunate situation for all parties involved. You may have to contend with vehicle damage and legal obligations, while the dog may suffer serious injuries. Knowing what to do if you hit a dog with your car in ...