Category: Personal Injury

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  • July
    16 2019

    Hit by a Car? Pedestrian Right-of-Way Law in Texas

    All too often, pedestrians are hurt in car related incidents. In fact, since 2016, pedestrian accidents in Texas have increased by nearly 10 percent.1 Tragically, many of these accidents could have been prevented if some party had complied with Texas’ pedestrian right-of-way laws.2 If you or a loved one has been hurt in a pedestrian […]

  • July
    09 2019

    How Insurance Companies Adjust Personal Injury Claims

    Insurance companies can play a critical role in personal injury claims. From car accident cases to product liability claims, insurance companies representing the liable party will: ·         Conduct their own investigations ·         Make their own assessments regarding the validity of a claim ·         Devise settlement offers. If they determine a claim is valid, they’ll use […]

  • July
    02 2019

    Why Hiring an Injury Lawyer Immediately Can Help You

    The sooner you hire a personal injury attorney after an accident, the better. The insurance company for the at-fault party is already working against the victim by inspecting the vehicles and collecting statements.  An injury lawyer on your side can immediately start protecting your rights and start protecting your claim. And that can mean that […]

  • June
    19 2019

    Reports of Faulty Brake Vacuum Pumps Trigger Federal Investigation of General Motors

    Federal authorities are currently investigating more than 110 reports of faulty brake vacuum pumps in GM vehicles. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the brake vacuum pumps can reportedly deteriorate, making it harder to apply the brakes while increasing stopping distances. To date, two injuries and nine auto accidents have reportedly been […]

  • June
    14 2019

    California Jury Grants a $12 Million Award to the Plaintiff of a Johnson & Johnson Talc Lawsuit

    A California jury recently awarded a 61-year-old woman $12 million, ending a contentious talcum powder trial and sending a clear message to Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and Colgate-Palmolive (Colgate).1 On June 12th, the jury announced that J&J and Colgate were each 40 percent liable for the plaintiff’s mesothelioma, with 20 percent of the liability being […]