Seat Belt Use and Car Accidents
Posted in Car Accident, Texas Laws on March 6, 2020
Car accidents take lives in Texas every day. In 2017 alone, one person died every 2 hours and 21 minutes in a car accident, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. You can significantly reduce your odds of a critical injury in an auto accident ...
10 Mistakes That Can Affect Your Injury Claim
Posted in Ask An Attorney, Personal Injury on February 28, 2020
A personal injury claim can be hard to handle on your own. Adhering to Texas’ negligence laws, going up against powerful defendants and working through all the red tape of bringing a claim can be daunting for any plaintiff. Improve your chances of a successful ...
Texas Good Samaritan Law
Posted in Ask An Attorney, Personal Injury, Texas Laws on February 17, 2020
Being a good Samaritan means to help others when given the opportunity – especially strangers during an emergency. In Texas as well as many other states, Good Samaritan Laws protect people who try in good faith to render aid in medical emergencies. Understanding this law ...
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 ...