Category: Personal Injury

How Are Personal Injury Settlements Paid Out In Texas?

May 22, 2024 | Personal Injury

The process of recovering compensation after sustaining an injury caused by the negligence or intentional actions of another party can be complicated. But after a claim is resolved, victims need their money. Actually receiving the payment once a claim is settled should be the most straightforward part of the process, but even this part of… read more

What is a Chronic Injury?

April 25, 2024 | Personal Injury

An injury is an injury. However, no two injuries are exactly alike, and there is a difference between an acute injury and a chronic injury.  Chronic injuries typically result from overusing one area of the body over a longer period of time, which can lead to significant stress on that particular portion of the body…. read more

What Happens If You Can’t Return To Work After An Injury In Texas?

April 25, 2024 | Personal Injury

If you sustain an injury caused by someone else’s actions and are unable to return to work right away, this can result in a significant loss of income and put you and your family in financial jeopardy. You may be able to recover lost wage replacement and loss of future earning potential damages through a… read more

The Long-Term Consequences of an Injury In Texas

March 26, 2024 | Personal Injury

Sustaining an injury caused by the careless, negligent, or intentional actions of another individual or entity can lead to significant long-term consequences. Unfortunately, even after receiving medical care, some injuries can leave significant disabilities, scarring, disfigurement, and emotional or psychological trauma. Here, we want to examine some of the most pertinent long-term consequences of an… read more

Can Concert Organizers Be Held Responsible For Injuries in Texas?

August 31, 2022 | Personal Injury

Ever since the Astroworld Festival crowd tragedy in Houston, TX, in November of 2021, concert and tour safety has been on people’s minds. However, this was certainly not the first major concert disaster, and it is important to understand whether or not concert organizers can be held responsible for any injuries or fatalities that occur… read more

What is Contributory Fault In Texas?

July 25, 2022 | Personal Injury

After an individual sustains an injury, it is crucial to determine fault so that individuals can recover compensation if they are entitled to it. However, there are times when more than one party shares fault for an incident. Different states around the country handle shared fault in various ways, namely through a comparative negligence or… read more

Are Punitive Damages Available For Injury Claims in Texas?

June 23, 2022 | Personal Injury

There are various types of compensation that may be available through a personal injury claim in Texas. The first of these is compensatory damages, which revolve around medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering damages. The second type of damages is called exemplary damages, often referred to as punitive damages. These damages are available… read more

Can a Pre-Existing Injury Impact My Personal Injury Claim?

February 28, 2022 | Personal Injury

If you or somebody you care about sustains an injury caused by the negligent actions of another individual or entity in Texas, you should be able to recover compensation for your losses. However, insurance carriers and at-fault parties will use various tactics to limit how much money they payout in a settlement, including bringing up… read more

How To Respond to a Low Settlement Insurance Offer in Texas

January 13, 2022 | Personal Injury

Individuals who sustain an injury as a result of the negligence of another are often able to recover compensation through an insurance settlement. Unfortunately, recovering a fair settlement offer from an insurance carrier is particularly challenging. It is not uncommon for insurance carriers to put forward a low settlement offer. When this happens, individuals need… read more

What Evidence Is Collected During a Personal Injury Case?

June 21, 2021 | Personal Injury

Anytime someone is injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another individual, company, or entity, the injury victim may be able to recover compensation through a personal injury lawsuit. However, recovering compensation can be challenging, particularly when it comes to determining the liability of the other party. Personal injury cases revolve around evidence…. read more