Car Accidents

Texas Car Accident Injuries and Causes

Top 10 Most Common – & Preventable – Causes of Texas Car Crashes and Motorcycle Accidents

Across the state of Texas, car accident fatalities in 2015 happened at the startling rate of one death every 2.5 hours.

In Harris County last year, the Texas Department of Transportation reports more than 110,000 car accidents. More than 360 people […]

By |September 1st, 2016|Categories: Blog, Car Accidents|0 Comments

Texas Personal Injury FAQ and Protecting Yourself in the Mobile App Age

Pokémon Go has taken the country by storm. This augmented reality game is getting kids (and kids-at-heart) out of the house to find digital critters hiding among us.

Over on the Wall Street Journal last week, there was a top trending piece, ‘Pokemon Go’: Why You Should Play. Cheers to a digital game that’s encouraging an […]

How to Select a Personal Injury Lawyer

Questions to ask when choosing a personal injury lawyer.
Personal injury law is probably the only area of the law in which most clients find a lawyer without the recommendation of a friend or the referral of another lawyer.  Accident victims generally find a new injury attorney in three ways: 1. the internet, 2. TV or […]

When to File a Lawsuit If You’ve Been Hurt in a Car Accident in Houston, Texas

When to File Suit If You’ve Been Hurt in a Car Accident in Houston
In the state of Texas, the statute of limitations is two years. If you’ve been injured in a car accident, talk to a personal injury lawyer after you have received medical attention for your injuries and before you contact the insurance company […]

By |February 16th, 2016|Categories: Car Accidents|0 Comments

Hit by a Drunk Driver?

What Should You do if Hit by a Drunk Driver?
So you are driving in Houston when suddenly you the victim of a car accident.  As you get out of your vehicle it is clear that the other driver who caused the crash is intoxicated.  What should you do?  These are some of the steps you should […]

Drunk Driving Car Accidents Reduced by Ride Sharing

Reduction of Drunk Driving Car Accidents Due to UBER
Does the growing use of ride sharing apps like Uber or Lyft actually reduce the number of drunk driving car accidents in Houston?  A growing number of studies indicates that this is exactly the case, including one report by MADD.  The reduction in Houston is probably more […]

Passenger In A Car Accident

Car Accident Passenger Rights
If you were a passenger in a car accident and suffered a serious injury it is important for you to understand that your rights are no different than anyone else injured in the accident. You can seek to recover damages for medical expenses, pain and suffering and other losses from the at fault […]

By |December 8th, 2015|Categories: Car Accidents|0 Comments

Illegal Solicitation of Accident Victims

What is Barratry?
In Texas and many other states, it is illegal for attorneys or other individuals to solicit claims from accident victims in person. It is called barratry.  It is a serious felony crime but it happens all the time.

How are Accident Victims Targeted?

Here is how it works: A person is injured in a car […]

Accidents Caused from Driving While High on Pot

Marijuana use is a common cause of car accidents.  I heard some guy on the radio yesterday talk about marijuana use.  He had called in to the talk show to voice his opinion on the latest moves to legalize pot around the country.  He was proud to state that he smoked pot pretty much all […]

Speed Related Accident Statistics

Speed Related Accident Statistics
Speeding in an automobile can be dangerous and even fatal. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that about a third of all fatal crashes are speed-related. Texas had the most speed related accidents in 2010. There were 1,190 fatalities speed related car accidents. Over 100 of these fatal accidents occurred on urban […]

By |June 26th, 2015|Categories: Car Accidents|0 Comments