1. What Rights Do Injured Workers in Texas Have?

    Regardless of your profession, it is important to know your rights. It is doubly important to be aware of your rights when you work in an industry where the risks of physical injury are high. It is not enough to know that you have rights, you must be aware of your rights so that when the need arises, you can take appropriate and timely action. Knowledge about whether you can sue a party or not can…Read More

  2. Getting Compensated for PTSD After a Car Crash

    A car crash is an upsetting incident at the very least. The vehicle suffers damage, the drivers and passengers may suffer injuries. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is one of the less acknowledged but very common fallouts of motor vehicle accidents. While most people do not suffer from any lingering psychological effects of being involved in a car accident, nine out of 100 such individuals do…Read More

  3. What to Do After a Catastrophic Injury in Texas

    Recovering compensation after a catastrophic injury is of vital importance, because after such an injury you may no longer be able to work and earn, and you could be facing life-long medical expenses. The period immediately after a catastrophic accident is of high stress, and without legal guidance you may be unable to take the right steps in a timely manner. Read on to learn what you need to do i…Read More

  4. Are You a Parent of a Teen Driver? Know Your Liabilities

    In the U.S, the risk of motor vehicle accidents is the highest among teens in the 16-19 year category. Teens in this age group are thrice as likely to be involved in a motor crash as compared to drivers that are 20 and above. Because teens are at a higher risk of accidents, their parents are likelier to face liabilities that result from such incidents. A further analysis of high risk groups reveal…Read More

  5. Common Neck and Back Injuries from Car Accidents

    Neck and back injuries are amongst the most common injury types that result from a car accident. A neck injury or a back injury can become a persistent and constant pain that severely restricts your movements and interferes with daily activities. Sometimes, multiple surgeries are required to resolve the injuries and bring relief from pain The neck consists of seven vertebrae, each being cushioned …Read More

  6. The Concise Guide to Mediation for Personal Injury Cases

    Personal injuries can be settled in court, but that is usually not the first option because chances are that legal recourse to personal injury disputes may drag for long. Mediation is a favored alternative with all involved, including lawyers and insurers. A mediation involves both parties debating the dispute in the presence of a mediator, who is a neutral third party. A mediation happens when bo…Read More

  7. Wrongful Death Lawsuits in Texas – What You Need to Know

    Under Texas Statutes section 71.001, a lawsuit for wrongful death may be initiated if a party dies because of "wrongful act, neglect, carelessness, unskillfulness, or default" of another party. A Texas wrongful death claim may be filed by the surviving spouse, adult children, and parents of the deceased. The claim can be filed singly or as a group. These relatives have three months to file a wrong…Read More

  8. Compensation for Bicycle Accidents in Texas

    Bicyclists in Texas are protected by law. You need to be aware of your rights and privileges that you may exercise as a bicyclist, and more importantly if you meet with an accident. In 2015, Texas witnessed 51 fatalities for bicyclists. Bike accidents are quite common, and even if these don’t involve fatalities, there is a risk of serious and debilitating injuries. Injuries suffered because of b…Read More

  9. How do Insurance Adjusters Handle Insurance Claims?

    If you ever get involved in a personal injury claim, you will have to interact with an insurance adjuster. Insurance adjusters, also known as claims representatives, works for insurance companies and negotiates insurance claims on their behalf. If an insurance company has a branch office in an area, it may hand over the claim handling to an independent insurance adjuster. Independent insurance adj…Read More