Understanding Intervening & Superseding Causes in Personal Injury Cases
Posted in Personal Injury on July 14, 2021
Causation is a critical part of a personal injury lawsuit. If you are injured due to someone else’s carelessness, you will need to prove that this was the main cause of your accident to recover financial compensation in Texas. Before you can recover, however, you ...
What Is the Difference Between Personal Injury and Bodily Injury?
Posted in Personal Injury on June 30, 2021
Civil law is extremely nuanced, especially in its definitions of specific terms. The technical difference between personal injury and bodily injury is distinct, although these two terms may sound similar. Understanding the difference is important if you wish to file a personal injury lawsuit or ...
Safety Tips for Bicyclists
Posted in Car Accident, Personal Injury on June 3, 2021
If you are one of the thousands of people who prefer to explore and enjoy San Antonio on a bicycle, it is important to have at least a basic understanding of bicycle safety. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, 68 bicyclists lost their lives ...
How to Recover Compensation for Delayed Car Accident Injuries
Posted in Car Accident, Personal Injury on April 29, 2021
Many car accident injuries are immediately obvious. You may notice pain, swelling or bleeding right away. Other injuries, however, can remain hidden or have delayed symptoms that don’t arise until hours or even days later. This is especially common after a traumatic accident, as your ...
Pile-Up Car Crashes in Texas: Determining Fault and Causes
Posted in Car Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accidents on April 9, 2021
A pile-up car crash is a car accident involving multiple vehicles. It is a frightening and often devastating type of car accident that can lead to multiple injured victims. Understanding liability – financial responsibility – for a pile-up car crash can be challenging, as these ...
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. According to the American SPCC, ...
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. ...