Category Archives: Injuries

Texas Statute Of Limitations For Personal Injury

Texas Statute Of Limitations For Personal Injury A statute of limitations can be defined as a law that prevents people from bringing a lawsuit before a court after a certain period of time has passed. The statute of limitations for personal injury in Texas is two years. What this means is that a court may […]

Oil Field Accident Injury Lawyers

Oil Field Accident Injury Lawyers The oil industry employs hundreds of thousands of Americans especially in Texas, where most of the oil production is concentrated. Despite the fact that oil fields are some of the most dangerous work spaces, many companies fail to employ basic safety standards. They also do not fully train workers for […]

Common Oil Field Accident Injuries

Common Oil Field Accident Injuries The oil and gas industry employed 170,600 derrick operators, rotary drill operators and other workers as of October 2018, according to The Texas Tribune. These workers are often put in the path of bone-crushing machinery, explosive gases and cancer-causing chemicals. In fact, drilling is has a fatality rate that is […]

Getting The Maximum Medical Improvement Settlement Amount

Getting The Maximum Medical Improvement Settlement Amount There is a wide range of damages that a personal injury lawyer can use to collect the most for you if you were injured. Among the factors that are used to determine damages is maximum medical improvement. The Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI) is a point where you are […]

Can You Find A Personal Injury Settlement Amount In Public Records

Can You Find A Personal Injury Settlement Amount In Public Records Only personal injury claims that are settled in court are published publicly. When a settlement is published publicly, the settlement amount and all the information about the case are public record. Most personal injury claims are settled out of court because it is cheaper. […]

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Settlement Amount

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Settlement Amount Wrongful death settlements are often larger than most types of personal injury settlements.  The main reason for this is that the costs that result from a wrongful death are basically unquantifiable. No amount of money can bring the victim back to life, but the loved ones or family of the […]

Acceleration-Deceleration Injuries

Acceleration-Deceleration Injuries Rapid acceleration and deceleration of a vehicle can cause serious injuries to occur. The most common deceleration and acceleration injury is whiplash. You can also suffer serious brain and shoulder injuries in such situations. Acceleration and deceleration injuries can occur when a stationery vehicle is hit by a moving vehicle, which causes the […]

Pre Existing Medical Conditions – Motor Vehicle Accidents

Insurance companies often use pre-existing conditions as an excuse for not paying for the crush injury of car wreck victims. They may claim that the pre-existing conditions before the accident are the reason why a plaintiff is experiencing symptoms such as pain after an accident. A resourceful accident lawyer has experience negotiating with insurance companies […]

Are High Speed Chases Legal? Houston Police Chase Injuries Today

A vehicle involved in a police car chase may sometimes injure bystanders and passengers.  These chases are required but they often create a dangerous situation for everyone involved. According to USA Today, since 1979, more than 5,000 passengers and bystanders have been killed in police car chases.Contact an attorney at (832) 463-1003. Police Chase Car […]

Whiplash Injuries and Auto Accidents

Some people ignore the discomfort and pain in their neck after impact in a car accident.  However, the discomfort in your neck could be the beginning of a condition called whiplash. Whiplash can become a very serious medical condition if not treated on time. Call (832) 463-1003 to speak to an attorney. Houston Whiplash Lawyer […]