Automobile Accident

Drunk Driving: the Dangers Explained
Alcohol-impaired motor vehicle accidents caused 10,497 deaths in 2016. To be sure, the number of alcohol-related accidents in the US has decreased over time. But the number of annual fatalities suggests that drinking and driving is still a public safety issue in the US.  Part of curtailing driving under the ...
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Preventative Tips for Distracted Driving Awareness Month
Distracted driving claims more than 3,000 lives every year in the U.S. Whether it’s texting, listening to the radio turned up too loud, or chatting with friends in the car, distracted driving is deadly, both for those in the car and for others on the road. April is Distracted ...
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Neck Injuries from Car Accidents: What You Need to Know
Each year, car accidents cause close to 40% of neck injuries sustained by the American public. What’s even more shocking is that 50% of vertebral fractures to the cervical spine are also caused by car accidents.  Most people take it for granted, but your spine is one of the most important ...
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When You Should Hire a Lawyer After a Trucking Accident
In the time it takes for a heart to beat, your entire life as you know it can change from one truck driver’s actions. From lost wages to medical expenses, living through a trucking accident is only the beginning of the long road to recovery from the traumatic experience. ...
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Motorcycle Accident Settlement
When it comes to traffic deaths, motorcyclists are 28 more times likely to die than a passenger car occupant.  Although the rate of motorcycle deaths have dropped a few percentage points in recent years, there are still thousands of deaths and even more injuries every year. When injured, many motorcyclists ...
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How to Hire an Auto Accident Lawyer
Roughly 1 million people die in car crashes each year. Safety on the road should be one of your main concerns as you operate a vehicle. Be sure to buckle up and check around you for pedestrians as you move along throughout your day. Whether you are a new ...
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Winning Your Case: What a Houston Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Will Need From You
Over 80,000 injuries occur each year as a result of motorcycle accidents. Often times, these accidents will cause property damage and long-term injuries. If you are involved in a motorcycle accident, you may be able to get compensation for your injuries. The only way to find out what your ...
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What to Look For in a Houston Truck Accident Lawyer
In 2017, large truck crashes caused about 4,102 deaths. Truck companies and insurers hire attorney armies to handle their cases. Their team of lawyers tries their best to avoid providing the relief you deserve. You may think getting the best outcome in your case is next to impossible. Yet, hiring ...
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What to Expect After a Motorcycle Accident in Houston
Driving a motorcycle is fun but potentially dangerous. In 2017, there were 501 motorcyclists killed in 2017 in accidents in the state of Texas. If you are a motorcyclist, you need to take certain precautions like wearing a helmet. You also need to be aware of the proper protocol in case you ...
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3 Tips That Can Help You in Negotiating a Car Accident Settlement
As the number of people who are severely injured in car accidents has dropped, there’s still a steady number of accidents that occur every day. As these show no signs of slowing, it’s important that no one pays more than they should following a serious accident. Whether it’s for ...
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Under What Circumstances Should You Hire a Car Accident Attorney?
Getting into a car accident is a scary experience that raises a lot of questions. You feel unsure about what to do or how to manage the situation, and don’t know what the best course of action is. After dealing with an accident, you’re likely wondering if you need ...
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5 Tips for What to Do When You’ve Been in a Car Accident
Have you recently been involved in a car accident? A car crash can be a life-changing event that causes you pain and suffering long after it takes place. Besides being a potentially traumatic event mentally, you may have physical injuries that last for an extended period of time. To ...
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4 Tips for Riding a Motorcycle After Experiencing a Bad Accident
According to crash data collected in 2014, motorcyclist deaths occur 27 times more often than deaths in other vehicles. So if you’ve ever been involved in a bad motorcycle accident, you’re so lucky to be alive. And you’re probably nervous about riding a motorcycle again as well. We don’t ...
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3 Tips for How to Prepare for a Truck Accident Lawsuit
A truck accident lawsuit can get messy even for the most resourceful company or individual. Just ask Wal-mart. In 2014, the company was involved in a trucking accident which resulted in a multi-million dollar payout to actor Tracy Morgan. And the payment to Morgan was just the tip of ...
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What’s a Breakdown of the Average Motorcycle Accident Settlement?
What if missing some key information were to cost you thousands of dollars? No, this isn’t just a nightmare “what if”. If you’ve been in a motorcycle accident and don’t understand how settlements work, it could cost you more than you could possibly imagine. It’s important for you to ...
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Here are the Top 3 Reasons to Hire an Attorney After a Car Accident
Sadly, there are millions of car crashes every year in the United States. Some are minor bumps, and some are more serious. Regardless of whether you feel OK or not after the accident, however, there’s one thing you must always do after you’ve exchanged insurance details and called an ambulance ...
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What to Do After a Car Accident That’s Your Fault
Between 20 and 50 million people are injured in a car accident every year. That means car accidents are a common occurrence, but is it common for drivers to know what to do after a car accident? Those first moments after a vehicular collision are crucial. Unfortunately, most drivers ...
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Distracted Driver Accidents: What You Need to Know
Distracted drivers are the number one safety concern of people on the road. In fact, this is a significantly higher concern over all other things drivers worry about, like drunk drivers or bad weather. Yet, so many people text and drive! If you don’t do it, you probably know ...
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When to Hire a Houston Accident Lawyer
Car accidents aren’t uncommon, and neither are the injuries that frequently occur as a result. It’s not common knowledge, however, to know how to proceed if you’ve been injured in a car accident. Most people are aware that they should contact their insurance company right away. However, many are ...
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Your Guide to the Different Types of Car Accidents
One reportable car crash occurred every 57 seconds in Texas in 2016. In the United States, road crashes cost more than $230 billion per year. It’s safe to say that car accidents are both common and expensive. How can you be better prepared in the event of a car ...
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5 Questions to Ask a Car Accident Lawyer Before Filing a Claim
Car accidents can happen in the blink of an eye. A simple mistake behind the wheel can leave you and anyone else in the car in unexpected pain and confusion. Even some of the long-term effects of a car accident aren’t always obvious. Even though you may not feel ...
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Truck Accident Lawyer for Personal Injury: What to Do
There are 15.5 million semi-trucks in the United States. As you can imagine, some of these people get into accidents — on a daily basis. It’s for this reason that you need to consider knowing the benefits of hiring a truck accident lawyer. When you invest in a good ...
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5 Tips for Choosing the Right Car Accident Lawyer
There were 6,296,000 reported car crashes in 2015 alone. This works out to around 17,250 crashes a day in the United States. If you have somehow managed to steer clear of a car accident during your life so far, consider yourself thankful, because the odds are that a person will get ...
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5 Questions To Ask When Hiring A Houston Truck Accident Lawyer
Accidents hurt in waves. The initial wave can leave you feeling lost and confused, while the second wave of bills and medical rehabilitation drives the pain deeper. Data shows an increase in truck accidents and injuries since 2009. Filing a case when you are injured helps keep these numbers low ...
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Top 5 Reasons To Hire A Houston Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
Don’t think a motorcycle accident can happen to you? In 2016, there were 8,967 motorcycle accidents in Texas. If you are in a motorcycle accident, it is to your benefit to contact a lawyer as soon as possible. Even if you appear to be uninjured at first, getting a Houston motorcycle ...
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