Injury Law Blog

  • Five Examples of Slip and Fall Accidents
    Slip and fall accidents are often caused by dangerous or hazardous conditions you might encounter while on someone else’s property. Injuries may be minor, or they may be bad enough to cause permanent medical conditions and problems that may last a lifetime. Head, neck and back injuries and broken
  • Did You Know Texas Has a Good Samaritan Law?
    It’s a beautiful summer day and you are at the beach enjoying the sound of the crashing waves. Suddenly, your relaxing vacation turns into tragedy. A young man gets pulled ashore after struggling to keep afloat and he isn’t breathing. Bystanders are just watching. Your instincts tell you to try to
  • Ridesharing Safety: Tips for Using Uber & Lyft Services
    Ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft have become a staple part of our vacations, a night on the town and, for some, getting to and from work. These services have completely changed how transportation works in cities. Ridesharing services allow users to hail a ride through an app. And there is an
  • Who Pays the Bills After an E-Scooter Crash?
    By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer With no end to the e-scooter craze in sight, you may want to think about a few things before you take your next ride through crowded city streets. The number of e-scooter rides being taken is increasing at lightning speed, and so is the number of e-scooter-related
  • The thought alone of being hit by an 18-wheeler can send shivers down the spine of any driver. Given the size and mass of large trucks, the injuries resulting from a crash involving big rigs or 18-wheelers are often severe and life-impacting. If you Read More
  • There are at least 5 million truck and bus drivers sharing the road with more than 250 million motorists. Because motor vehicle crashes involving large trucks lead to more severe damage and injuries, there are stringent guidelines that regulate the Read More
  • Complete with hot dogs, fireworks and all things red, white and blue, The Fourth of July is the United States’ annual celebration of freedom. Each year, Americans attend picnics, barbecues and firework shows to profess our love for the greatest Read More
  • Thousands of people who work in landscaping, farming, nurseries, and those repeatedly exposed to Roundup may soon see an end to their lawsuit with Bayer-Monsanto. The company hired a high profile attorney that could signal a plan to resolve Read More
  • The U.S. Department of Transportation reports that  more than  5,000 motorcyclists were killed in 2016 from crashes—a five percent increase from previous years. Many state Departments of Transportation have implemented statewide campaigns to remind Read More
  • Summer is heating up, which means families will be cooling down in pools across the nation. But, before you jump in the water to cool off, it’s extremely important to first ensure your pool is a safe environment for swimmers of all ages. According Read More
  • Operating a truck is nothing like driving a small passenger car. Trucks are much larger and heavier. Drivers of these large vehicles undergo specialized training and require more experience to qualify for a commercial driving license. Inexperience Read More
  • We’ve all seen those viral dashcam videos of a car careening off the main highway and hitting another car or person parked on a highway shoulder. These videos are striking reminders of the dangerous situations that can arise from parking on a Read More
  • The Permian Basin is the home of some of Texas’ most productive oil fields. But it is also the home of one of Texas’ most deadly roads. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, only 2% of Texans live in the Permian Basin, however, 11% of Read More
  • On June 1, famous corporate logos on social media turn to rainbows, and parades, picnics, and parties start occurring all over the country to recognize and celebrate Pride Month. Pride Month, celebrated every June, is when the world’s LGBTQ Read More
  • In April of this year, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ordered all manufacturers of surgical mesh intended for transvaginal repair to stop selling and distributing their products immediately. The FDA made this decision after Read More
  • In 2016, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reported that roughly 174,000 children younger than 15 were treated for toy-related emergencies. It’s easy for parents to purchase a toy and give it to their children without Read More
  • According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the most frequent workplace injuries involve trips, slips, and falls. Approximately 19,565 people die annually from injuries sustained by unintentional falls. In fact, according Read More
  • When a truck driver is working for a trucking company and causes a collision, the trucking company which employs the trucker may be liable for the damage and injuries caused. If a trucking company has hired an incompetent or unqualified driver, an Read More
  • Several studies have been carried out to ascertain the true cost of traumatic brain injuries. The results of these studies differ depending on various data points including the number of participants and the criteria used. However, the general cost Read More