How Can New Crash Tests Make Automakers Increase Backseat Safety?

Automobiles used to be literal metal death traps, so crash data scientists and automotive engineers naturally spent decades examining crash patterns and innovating safer vehicles. By necessity, auto manufacturers focused on the most deadly aspects of cars, so front seat safety was a higher priority over the relatively safer back seats. "Relatively" is the key...

How Badly Hurt Do I Have to Be to Pursue a Product Liability Claim?

People have some pretty extreme ideas and opinions about lawsuits. On one end of the spectrum, there are individuals that believe a lawsuit is a horrible, evil mechanism that allows people to unjustly cheat others out of money. These individuals tend to view lawsuits as frivolous and assume a smooth-talking lawyer could help anyone with...

What Do I Do If a Uber or Lyft Driver Hits Me?

Ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft are a fact of life in many areas. Given the rideshare company's recent arrival on the scene and its unconventional business model, many questions arise from crashes involving a rideshare driver. What happens if a rideshare driver hits you? Who is a fault, the ridesharing company or the...

Did a Car Seat Defect Cause My Child’s Injuries?

Every parent wants the best for their child, and that includes car seats. While many parents spend hours researching the safest car seats for their little ones, I think many wouldn't even consider that the highly-rated car seat they purchased at the end of that search still might fail when it's needed most. To make...

Are Automakers Liable if a Roof Collapses in a Rollover Crash?

Rollover crashes account for less than 3% of all passenger vehicle accidents, but are responsible for almost 35% of all highway fatalities, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Of course, automakers cannot create vehicles that will never be in a rollover crash; however, most people assume that rollover crashes will be deadly...

Am I Eligible to File a Lawsuit Under the Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022?

It's a confusing time for those injured by their exposure to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Law firms across the country have flooded practically every website, television station, and radio station with advertisements instructing those injured to contact their firm to pursue compensation against the government. You're being blanketed with ads because Congress...

6 of the Best Personal Lawyers in Dallas

When you search the web for something like best personal injury lawyers in Dallas you’ll get a bunch of websites that claim to "rank" law firms and attorneys. The truth is, these rankings are basically meaningless. The companies who publish them have no idea about the skill set of any of the attorneys they recommend....

Just Because Police Rarely Enforce Texas’ Texting Ban Doesn’t Mean it Doesn’t Have an Impact

Recently, the Dallas Morning News measured the enforcement of the texting-while-driving ban in Texas. The initial ban went into effect in September of 2017, in the wake of a horrific mass-casualty crash outside of San Antonio. In that incident, a young man was allegedly texting, when he crashed into a church bus, killing 13 people....

Client Stories: Motorcyclist Injured by Drunk Driver Served at Wingstop

The events of this case occurred in May of 2019 in Odessa, TX. According to the police report, a 34-year old man was driving west in a stolen BMW 325i sedan when he failed to yield the right of way to a motorcycle while attempting a left turn. This led the BMW to strike the motorcycle, ejecting our client.