Personal Injury

What Are Punitive Damages and When Can You Get Them?

Posted in Personal Injury on November 30, 2022

When you are hurt by another person’s actions, you may qualify for legal action. In Texas, victims of negligence have the right to file a personal injury lawsuit against these individuals. Through their claims, they can recover financial compensation for the damages that they suffered. In especially egregious cases, a personal injury victim may qualify… read more

Texas Dram Shop Laws

Posted in Drunk Driving,Personal Injury on October 19, 2022

Understanding how Dram shop laws work in Texas is important when an intoxicated person causes you an injury or damage to your property. Depending on who was responsible for the person’s intoxicated state, you may be able to go after the person who served the alcohol for damages and not just the intoxicated person. As… read more

The Long-Term Consequences of a Concussion

Posted in Personal Injury on July 30, 2022

Concussions are some of the most common injuries in incidents like motor vehicle collisions, sports accidents, and slip and falls. While this damage may seem relatively minor compared to other forms of traumatic brain damage, a concussion can cause significant harm to patients. A concussion is a serious injury that can lead to long-term consequences… read more

What Is a Secondary Brain Injury?

Posted in Personal Injury on May 24, 2022

The effects of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be severe. A TBI occurs when you suffer a blow or jolt to the head, which causes significant damage to the brain. In the long-term, a brain injury can impact memory, concentration, movement, learning, and more. A TBI can be classified in many ways, which informs… read more

Do I Have a Case for a Head Injury Lawsuit?

Posted in Personal Injury on May 24, 2022

A head injury can have a significant, long-term impact on a person’s financial, emotional, and physical well-being. As a result, many victims of brain injuries choose to pursue lawsuits and recover settlements to pay for their medical care, lost wages, property damage, and more. If you developed a head injury due to the actions of… read more

How to Choose the Right Personal Injury Lawyer For You

Posted in Personal Injury on March 29, 2022

When you are pursuing a personal injury lawsuit, finding the right attorney to represent your case can be a challenge. There are many factors that you will need to consider, from fee arrangements and case results to client testimonials and lawyer credentials. Hiring the right personal injury lawyer can make a major difference in your… read more

How to Obtain and Read Your Texas Car Accident Report

Posted in Personal Injury on February 25, 2022

If you’re involved in a Texas car accident, a police officer will likely create an official report about the incident. According to the Texas Transportation Code, a police report must be created after any collision involving physical injury or property damage. A car accident report contains important data, including the names of involved parties, the… read more

Are You Suffering From PTSD After a Car Accident?

Posted in Car Accident,Personal Injury on October 20, 2021

A car accident can result in many types of injuries. Broken bones, bruises, cuts, and whiplash often occur after these collisions. However, not all car accident injuries are physical. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a mental health condition that develops after a person experiences a scary, shocking, or dangerous event, is also common among car accident… read more

What is Strict Liability in an Injury Case?

Posted in Personal Injury on October 5, 2021

To prove most personal injury lawsuits, you typically need to prove that the at-fault party’s negligence caused the victim’s accident and resulting injuries and damages. However, not all personal injury claims rely on the theory of negligence. In some cases, you will need to prove strict liability for a defendant to be liable for a… read more

Importance of Witness Statements in Accident Claims

Posted in Personal Injury on July 28, 2021

When filing an insurance claim or lawsuit after a Texas accident, there are a number of facts you will need to prove. You will need to establish that the at-fault party owed you a duty of care, breached that duty of care, and injured you as a result of his or her actions. There are… read more