In the aftermath of a serious car accident, it can be tough to be patient, especially if you or a loved one has experience significant injury or trauma because of it.
Unfortunately, patience is what you’ll need. In any intersection car accident, both parties must comply with a police report, and if significant injuries occur, there will likely be a lengthy investigation. After this investigation takes place, the police will decide whether to press criminal charges against one or both of the parties involved. Read the rest »
When it comes to facing danger out on the road, intersections pose one of the greatest risks for Dallas drivers. Though car accidents can happen anywhere, these locations where two or more streets meet and cross one another tend to be particularly difficult for people to navigate through safely. Intersections generally experience quite a bit of action going on all at once, increasing the chances of a driver making one wrong move and becoming involved in an incident resulting in injuries. Read the rest »
When driving in Texas you will encounter a variety of intersections, crossings, signals, signs, and markers. Studies have indicated that the most commonly confused, misinterpreted and misunderstood aspects of the laws associated with operating a motor vehicle relate to determining who has the right-of-way and who must yield when encountering another vehicle. Intersections are defined as essentially points or junctions where two or more roads intersect. Read the rest »
Medical devices, from tongue depressors to computerized brain implants, are used to treat a wide range of medical conditions. When a device is defective, however, serious injuries or even death may result. Here are some common injuries that Texas defective medical device lawyers see in clients who have been harmed by a medical device: Read the rest »
Many defective products cases involve medical devices that malfunction, do not work as intended, or can cause serious or even deadly side effects. Often, the device being scrutinized did not pass through the Food and Drug Administration’s formal approval process, but was permitted to be sold on the grounds that it was “substantially similar” to an approved device that was already on the market.
Experienced Texas medical device injury lawyers frequently talk to clients who were injured by devices like the following: Read the rest »
Any type of accident that results in damage to the spinal cord can cause paralysis. A car accident, a fall, a workplace accident, or any other incident may do damage to the spinal cord. The extent of the paralysis and the specific medical problems it causes – such as loss of sensation or coordination – depends on which part of the spinal cord is damaged.
If you’re facing symptoms of paralysis after an accident, take the following steps as soon as you can: Read the rest »
About 30 million children participate in sports in the U.S. every year. According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), over 3.5 million of these young athletes get injured. While many injuries heal with no lingering damage, others can cause long-term impairments. Experienced Texas child injury lawyers encourage parents, coaches, and fans to watch out for the most common types of childhood sports injuries
. These injuries include:
Sprains and Strains
Ankle sprains are the most common sports injury in children, according to the NIH. A sprain is an injury to a ligament, usually one that connects a muscle to a bone in or near one of the joints. A strain is an injury to a muscle or tendon. Read the rest »
Paralysis can occur if the spinal cord is damaged, cut, or severed during a catastrophic injury accident. Our experienced spinal cord injury attorneys
have helped represent patients with various forms of paralysis. Here are some of the more common types of paralysis injuries.
Quadriplegia, also known as tetraplegia, occurs when the patient suffers paralysis or weakness in both arms and legs. It most often results from an injury to the cervical spine, which is located in the neck. Some people with quadriplegia or tetraplegia also deal with symptoms like loss of physical sensation in the affected body parts, trouble breathing, and difficulty controlling their bowels or bladder. Read the rest »
A driver whose car broke down on an I-20 service road in southern Dallas suffered injuries when he was struck by another vehicle while trying to repair his own. The Dallas County Sheriff’s Courtesy Patrol had responded to the scene and were attempting to help the driver when he was hit.
According to the sheriff’s office, the driver had stepped too far into a traffic lane. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment, where he’s listed in “stable” condition. Police say that the driver who hit the man stopped at the scene and has been cooperating with authorities. Read the rest »
A collision with a truck cost an Austin man his life in the last days of 2015. According to police, the 33-year-old man was riding his motorcycle along Steck Avenue when a family in a pickup truck backed out of their driveway in front of him. Police say the man swerved to avoid hitting the truck and ended up “wiping out” on the pavement. The motorcyclist was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, but still died from his injuries. Read the rest »
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