What Classifies as a Catastrophic Injury?

The term “catastrophic” derives from “catastrophe,” which means “a sudden event that causes great trouble or destruction.” This is an apt description of an accident that results in catastrophic injury. Generally, a catastrophic injury is one that results in extensive damage to a person’s body or mind and that is permanent or long term. Whether […]

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Firework Injuries in Fort Worth During the 4th of July

Few activities are more enjoyable than watching a fireworks display on the 4th of July. Indeed, this traditional American activity is so enjoyable that we forget that fireworks are actually bombs. It’s when we forget what we’re dealing with that accidents are most likely.  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reported that in 2022, over […]

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What’s the Difference Between an Attorney and a Trial Attorney?

The legal profession includes a wide variety of roles to address different needs and types of cases. While “lawyer” and “attorney” generally mean the same thing, there is a difference between an attorney and what we call a “trial attorney.” Here, we will explain the important distinctions you should know before hiring a personal injury […]

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What Are Nominal Damages?

Damages are the different forms of compensation that may be available after a Bedford personal injury accident. If you have been in a car accident, slip and fall, or other incident, it is important to understand the damages you may be entitled to, including nominal damages.  While less commonly awarded, nominal damages are essentially symbolic. […]

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What Is Premises Liability?

Premises liability refers to the responsibility that a property owner or occupier has to maintain safe conditions on their premises. You could have a premises liability claim if you’ve been injured on someone else’s property.  To help you understand your rights, here’s an overview of premises liability in Texas. If you have specific questions about […]

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How to Write a Settlement Demand Letter in Texas

If you’ve been injured in an accident and are struggling financially, you may be wondering how to proceed. If your injuries resulted from someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, you can take legal action to recover compensation for your damages. A personal injury claim is typically initiated by sending a demand letter to the at-fault party […]

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The Process of Receiving a Settlement Check in Fort Worth

Texas is an at-fault state for car accidents, slip and fall claims, and other personal injury cases based on negligence. You may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and damages, but you must prove that the other party caused your injuries. An experienced Fort Worth personal injury lawyer can help you recover a fair […]

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Who Are the Plaintiffs and Defendants in Personal Injury Cases? 

Many personal injury lawsuits filed in Texas are settled through private settlement negotiations or mediation. However, a small number of cases result in personal injury lawsuits. The primary parties to a personal injury lawsuit in Bedford are the plaintiff and the defendant. Who Is the Plaintiff in a Texas Personal Injury Lawsuit? The plaintiff is […]

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Difference Between Bodily Injury and Personal Injury

If you are involved in an accident, you will likely hear some terms you might not be familiar with as you pursue a claim for damages. Two standard terms used in accident claims are bodily injury and personal injury. While these terms sound similar, they have different meanings. What Is Bodily Injury in a Bedford […]

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