Claiming Damages for PTSD After a Car Accident
Posted in Car Accident, Personal Injury on January 5, 2021
A car accident can be extremely traumatic for those involved. A car crash is loud, abrupt and can cause serious injuries. Post-traumatic stress disorder, also known as PTSD, is a psychiatric disorder that can occur in car accident survivors. It is a condition that can ...
Car Seat Laws in Texas
Posted in Car Accident, Personal Injury on December 28, 2020
Keeping a child safe in a motor vehicle requires special measures. Cars do not automatically come with seats that keep children safe in accidents. Instead, parents must install devices separately. Each state has laws and requirements for child safety systems. It is critical to understand ...
Can a Pre-Existing Condition Affect a Personal Injury Claim?
Posted in Personal Injury on December 9, 2020
Not every injured accident victim is in pristine physical condition before an accident. Many victims have pre-existing injuries and health conditions. If you had a pre-existing condition that either exacerbated the severity of your new injury or was exacerbated by the new injury, this could ...
How Much Can You Get From Second-Degree Burn Injury Settlements?
Posted in Personal Injury on April 15, 2020
Burn injuries are common reasons for personal injury insurance claims and lawsuits in Texas. Burns are the damage or destruction of the skin’s tissues due to contact with a dangerous element, such as a source of thermal, electrical, chemical or radiation energy. The degree of ...
Distracted Walking Accidents
Posted in Personal Injury on March 13, 2020
Walking around San Antonio can come with significant risks. As a pedestrian, you are at the mercy of vehicle drivers. Distracted, reckless, negligent and careless drivers often put pedestrians in danger. The power to prevent accidents also rests in your hands as a pedestrian, however. ...
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 ...
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. ...
Dangers of Vaping
Posted in In the News, Personal Injury, Product Liability on September 17, 2019
Inhaling vapors that contain nicotine and other chemicals, or vaping, has become a popular alternative to tobacco smoking in the U.S. More than nine million adults used e-cigarettes or vape devices in America as of 2014, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
The Risks of Elderly Drivers on the Road
Posted in Car Accident, Personal Injury on August 29, 2019
The driving privilege is one of the most difficult things to give up as a senior citizen. Driving can help a senior retain his or her independence. Yet driving when it is unsafe to do so could lead to a more disastrous outcome than a ...