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Can You Get “Pain and Suffering” for Minor Car Accidents?

Sometimes, minor car accidents cause bothersome or even lasting injuries. After a fender bender, you might suffer bruising across your torso from your seat belt. If you are rear-ended, you might experience stiffness in your back, soreness in your neck, or a muscle sprain. A loud...

Uber, Lyft, and Car Insurance: What You Need to Know

When you hail a car through a ride-sharing app like Uber on your smartphone, are you covered by insurance in the event of a serious accident? This critical question is at the heart of an ongoing debate over the legality of ride-sharing services such as Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar....

Summer Safety Tips

With Memorial Day behind us and temperatures heating up, summer is right around the corner. Here are some summer safety tips to help you and your family avoid injuries during everyone’s favorite season. Talk to your children about safety. Now that most Houston schools have...

Who is Liable for Nursing Home Abuse?

Residents of nursing homes and long-term care facilities rely on doctors, nurses, staff members, and volunteers for care and companionship. Sadly, nursing home residents are often victimized, mistreated, or abused by the very people trusted to protect their well-being. A study by...

Injured NFL Players Sue League for its Use of Painkillers

A group of retired National Football League players filed a class action lawsuit this week which alleges that the league illegally supplied them with dangerous narcotics and other painkillers in an effort to keep injured players on the field, which led to serious medical...

All About Depositions in Personal Injury Cases

If you are considering hiring an attorney to file a personal injury lawsuit on your behalf, you may be interested in learning about one of the most critical components of a personal injury case; the deposition. Below we have broken down what we consider to be the most fundamental...

Getting Compensation From A Trucking Company

The expenses associated with truck accidents can be large. Trying to get money to cover it all is painstakingly difficult. The insurance adjuster employed by the truck drivers’ insurance carrier will most likely give you a low-ball in the hopes of having you release them of...

Five Myths About Personal Injury Law

There are many common misconceptions about personal injury law and personal injury lawyers. We believe that it is important to dispel these misunderstandings and set the record straight about how personal injury law can work for you. This post will discuss five common myths about...

Craziest Laws Still on the Books

Laws are supposed to be good for society. They help keep us safe and keep our communities orderly. But there are many laws still on the books today that are weird, ridiculous, or just plain crazy. This post will take a look at some of the most bizarre laws that remain in effect...