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What to Do If You’re Injured by a Recalled Product

Even though a product is on a store shelf, that doesn’t mean it’s safe. Defective products can and do make their way into the marketplace. When they do and injuries happen, the manufacturer and sometimes other parties in a product’s distribution chain can be sued. Manufacturers can be sued even if a recall notice has been issue[...]

Date: September 14, 2021 / Product Liability
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What Qualifies as Wrongful Death?

What Is the Action That Leads to a Wrongful Death? While the answer to the question “What is a wrongful death” is simply stated, wrongful death lawsuits and claims can take many forms. A wrongful death is when someone dies because of someone else’s negligent, reckless, or intentional conduct. Many things may indicate that a wr[...]

Date: August 31, 2021 / Wrongful Death
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Don’t Forget About the Broker

Trucking accidents differ from car collisions. In a head-on car crash involving two average passenger vehicles traveling at the same speed, the occupants of both cars may be susceptible to sustaining equally extensive injuries. On the other hand, when a tractor-trailer collides with a passenger vehicle, the injuries are disproportion[...]

Date: August 23, 2021 / Vehicle Wrecks
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What to Do if a FedEx Truck Hits Your Car

Get Help from an Experienced Car Accident Attorney You, like most people, are doing an increasing percentage of your shopping online. You expect a rapid, worry-free delivery of the goods you’ve paid for. However, that is putting an increasing load on local, state, and national roadways and increasing pressure on the drivers that d[...]

Date: August 17, 2021 / Vehicle Wrecks
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6 Reasons You Should Consult a Lawyer Before Deciding to Accept an Offer from the Insurance Company

Insurance companies exist to provide financial compensation to people involved in an accident. They create policies with payout limits for bodily injury, cover the cost of repairs for physical property, and pay for incidental damages to innocent bystanders and property owners. Insurers typically offer an accident victim a lump sum of[...]

Date: August 3, 2021 / Personal Injury
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What Types of Injuries Are Caused by Airbag Deployment?

There are many serious injuries that can be caused by airbag deployment. Even if deployed in a slowly moving vehicle, an airbag can cause injuries. When airbags are defective, deploying unexpectedly or with too much force, injuries are likely. While the airbags are meant to protect us in a crash and often do prevent serious injury, t[...]

Date: July 20, 2021 / Defective Products
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Can You Sue an Insurance Adjuster?

Insurance adjusters investigate claims involving car accidents and other mishaps. They work directly for the insurance company or are independent contractors. If you received an insurance claim denial for your car accident and believe the insurance adjuster acted in bad faith, you may be able to sue them and the insurer in court. Bad[...]

Date: July 6, 2021 / Vehicle Wrecks
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A Victory for Texas Auto Insurance Policyholders: Allstate v. Irwin

Is it worth purchasing uninsured/underinsured coverage (UM/UIM) under your auto insurance policy? Having UM/UIM coverage under your insurance policy can benefit you if you ever find yourself in a situation like Sarah’s. Three years ago, Sarah was driving back home from her job after a long day. She slowed down due to oncoming t[...]

Date: June 29, 2021 / Vehicle Wrecks
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Zoom & Your Case: What to Expect

The COVID-19 pandemic introduced changes in how we interact with others. The pandemic invited less face-to-face interaction and imposed six-foot-distancing and mask-wearing rules. The pandemic rushed in a new era of tele-everything – teleworking, telehealth healthcare, teleconsultation with clients, and teleconferences to streamlin[...]

Date: June 22, 2021 / Legal News
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What is the Difference between a Birth Defect and a Birth Injury?

Birth defects develop during pregnancy due to genetics, inherited conditions, environmental factors, or other causes. They include conditions such as cleft palate, club foot, heart defects, and spina bifida, in which the spinal cord isn’t properly developed. The exact causes of these defects often aren’t known, and they usually a[...]

Date: June 9, 2021 / Medical Malpractice
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Who’s at fault in a self-driving car accident?

Technology has been advancing at a faster rate in the 21st Century. Driverless cars, which were once only a product of our imagination, are slowly become a reality. Car manufacturers like Tesla have introduced self-driving technology that allows drivers behind the wheel to give up control and let the car drive itself. Whether or [...]

Date: May 27, 2021 / Vehicle Wrecks
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How Does Share of Liability Impact a Car Accident Case?

Every car accident is different. Many collisions involve two vehicles; however, there are single-vehicle accidents and massive multi-car pile-ups. Some car crashes are caused by drunk or distracted drivers, while others be caused by speeding, tailgating, or failure to yield the right-of-way. However, many times liability is not so cl[...]

Date: May 10, 2021 / Personal Injury
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What Is A Reasonable Settlement Offer in an Injury Case?

What is a reasonable settlement offer in your injury case depends on your individual situation. No two personal injury cases are the same. What is a good settlement amount in one case may not be enough to cover all the damages in another. How much your case may be worth generally depends on the seriousness of your injuries and the de[...]

Date: May 7, 2021 / Personal Injury
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Texas Workers’ Compensation System Is Improving

Texas stands alone among the 50 states in not requiring most employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance for their employees, and for years the system was in dire straits. Fortunately, in the years since 2003, the system has been improving. Workers’ comp is an insurance program that provides medical, rehabilitation, an[...]

Date: April 30, 2021 / Workers Compensation
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When Do You Need a Lawyer for a Car Accident?

You may consider yourself a safe driver and may never imagine yourself being involved in an accident. However, accidents happen when you least expect them. Distracted drivers, poor weather conditions, and mechanical failures are some of the reasons why car accidents occur. If you or a loved one have been involved in a car accident[...]

Date: April 23, 2021 / Vehicle Wrecks
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How Much Does a Brain Injury Cost?

How much a brain injury costs in dollars depends on its severity. The financial cost of a mild concussion will be less than that of a serious traumatic brain injury (TBI) that requires extensive hospitalization and rehabilitation. A serious injury can reach into the hundreds of thousands, or even millions, of dollars. Estimates show [...]

Date: April 21, 2021 / Traumatic Brain Injuries
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Learn What to Do When You’ve Experienced a Lower Back Injury in a Car Accident

Car accidents can result in painful and sometimes debilitating lower back injuries. The impact of a crash, even a slow-speed one, can cause the body to be unnaturally jostled, twisted, and thrown around. The sharp and sudden movement from a car accident can cause whiplash, sprains, and strains, bruising and swelling, herniated discs,[...]

Date: April 20, 2021 / Vehicle Wrecks
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How Can Mediation Help My Personal Injury Case?

Being involved in a personal injury accident can be a life-changing and overwhelming experience. You were injured and are now confused about the next steps you should be taking to help yourself. You don’t have to face this alone! There are many benefits to hiring a personal injury attorney to represent you in your case. An attor[...]

Date: April 14, 2021 / Personal Injury