Texas Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Just How Dangerous Are Motorcycles When Compared to Cars?

By Texas Personal Injury Lawyer on September 25, 2023

Man on a motorcycle merges into traffic on a busy street

In a recent year in the U.S., 5,932 motorcyclists were killed in traffic crashes, accounting for 14% of all traffic fatalities, as stated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). An estimated 82,686 motorcyclists were injured, a 5% increase from the previous year. Per vehicle miles traveled, the fatality rate for motorcyclists was almost twenty-four times the death rate for occupants of passenger vehicles.

Whiplash and Other So-Called “Hidden” Car Accident Injuries

By Texas Personal Injury Lawyer on September 15, 2023

Man getting out of car holding his neck

Car accident injuries may not always be apparent immediately after a crash. Adrenaline, the shock of the collision, and other factors may mask symptoms until later. Recognizing and addressing whiplash and other hidden car accident injuries is essential.

Posted in: Auto Accidents

Why Do Drivers of Cars Often Fail to Spot Motorcyclists?

By Texas Personal Injury Lawyer on August 20, 2023

Motorcyclist on the road on a highway with cars

Traffic collisions involving motorcycles can lead to severe injuries. Motorcycles are the smallest vehicles that travel on the roads and highways and, as a result, can be more challenging to see for other drivers.

6 Advantages Small Injury Law Firms Have Over Large Ones

By Texas Personal Injury Lawyer on August 10, 2023

Law paraphernalia including gavel, scale, and books.

Deciding on a law firm to represent you in a personal injury is a significant factor in recovering compensation for your injuries. Like the circumstances of a personal injury claim, law firms come in various shapes and sizes.

Posted in: Personal Injury

The History and Present Challenges of Self-Driving Cars

By Texas Personal Injury Lawyer on July 30, 2023

Driving down an empty highway in a high-tech autonomous Tesla vehicle. Young man drives along a scenic rural motorway hands-free in a modern self-steering car.

The history of self-driving cars is a long one. It began in the 16th century with Leonardo DaVinci, who created a small, three-wheeled, self-propelled cart that incorporated a pre-programmable steering wheel and springs for propulsion. Since that time, further developments have been made by more modern vehicle developers, including:

Posted in: Auto Accidents

The Main Challenges Facing the Texas Streets Coalition

By Texas Personal Injury Lawyer on July 15, 2023

Close view on the workers and the asphalting machines

The Texas Streets Coalition is made up of more than 25 nonprofit and community groups from across the state. The organization is dedicated to improving the conditions and safety of roadways in Texas.

Posted in: Auto Accidents

Personal Injury Attorneys: Who We Are and What We Do

By Texas Personal Injury Lawyer on June 28, 2023

Darius Khosravian - Personal Injury Attorney

The following information is based on a speech I presented at the Houston Chapter of the World Zarthushti Chamber of Commerce.  -Attorney Darius Khosravian

Being a personal injury attorney is not just a job for me, it’s a calling. It’s a passion that I have nurtured over the years, and it’s a privilege to be able to help those who have been injured due to the negligence of others. Every day, I wake up knowing that I have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of my clients by helping them seek justice for the harm they have suffered.

Posted in: Personal Injury

Big Rig Truck Braking Practices That Protect Us on the Road

By Texas Personal Injury Lawyer on June 25, 2023

Because of the size and weight of semi-trucks, downhill braking can be difficult. A fully loaded 18-wheeler can weigh 80,000 pounds or more. As it descends a hill, the weight can make it gain speed quickly and take longer to brake and slow down.

Posted in: Truck Accidents

Who Can Claim Loss of Consortium After a Wrongful Death?

By Texas Personal Injury Lawyer on June 15, 2023

Shot of a wife consoling her husband during a counseling session with a therapist

Loss of consortium occurs when a person is deprived of the benefits of a relationship because of injury or death caused by someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing. In the case of wrongful death, the loved ones of the deceased suffer a terrible loss. They have a right to seek damages for loss of consortium in a wrongful death claim.

Posted in: Personal Injury

Does Signage Affect Dog Bite Liability?

By Texas Personal Injury Lawyer on May 30, 2023

Close up of beware of the dog sign on metal fence in front of unrecognizable house

Many of us keep dogs as pets, but it’s important to remember that dogs can be very dangerous. According to the CDC, about 4.5 million people are attacked by dogs every year. And over 800,000 of these victims require medical attention for their injuries.

Posted in: Dog Bite

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