Categories for Personal Injury

It’s a process and as the saying goes – good things take time. A little bit of patience can lead to a much bigger return. Many companies will offer the minimum settlement, and after facing medical bills and lost wages, it’s easy for victims to feel desperate and accept less than they deserve. With the help of an experienced attorney, you can be compensated for...

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A Letter of Protection (LOP) is something used in the U.S. legal system that helps those hurt in an accident get proper medical treatment for their injuries. Health insurance can be costly and many people are unable to afford it and still manage to pay all of their other bills. When someone is injured in an accident that happens to be someone else’s fault, they...

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In most cities, a person walking across the street has the right of way because they are the more vulnerable entity between the person and any vehicle driving near them. So when we consider any accidents between cars and pedestrians, we first believe that the driver of the vehicle is the one that’s at fault. Interestingly, this isn’t always the case, as some pedestrians can...

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If you’ve been injured in the workplace, your first course of action(after seeking medical attention) is likely to file a workers’ compensation claim. Since employees in the United States are covered under federal workers’ compensation laws, they’ll be paid for their injuries, but they’re normally not allowed to also file lawsuits against their employers for damages related to the injury. So the question becomes whether...

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Slips and falls in the workplace can almost always be prevented with some smart planning and safe forethought. Every year, millions of dollars are paid out as compensation for lawsuits and settlements involving injuries in the workplace that could have been prevented. If you’re a victim of an accident that happened at your place of employment, you should definitely seek both medical attention and legal...

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The statistics are staggering when you consider how many people are either injured or killed in car accidents because of distracted drivers, many of whom were dealing with their smartphones just before the incident. The Center For Disease Control and Prevention estimates that eight people are killed every day as a result of a vehicular accident caused by distracted drivers in the United States. That...

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Getting into any vehicular accident is horrible news, but the difference between getting into a car wreck and a truck accident can vary greatly, depending on the size and speed of the truck. More mass equals much more damage – damage that often leads to more serious injuries and death. The National Institute of Traffic and Highway Safety notes that about 73 percent of all truck...

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One of the worst incidents that can happen on an American highway is when a big, 18-wheel, tractor-trailer gets into a wreck at a high speed rate. Whether it’s the driver losing control and jack-knifing because he was a distracted driver, or a small passenger car caused the accident, it can be difficult determining who is at fault for big-rig wrecks. Since these types of...

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When you get into a motor vehicle accident, you’re often in a state of shock, dealing with both emotional and physical distress that could cause you to misstep–especially when insurance is involved. Anything you say or do could end up affecting the money you get paid as compensation for an insurance claim. Filing a Car Accident Insurance Claim Do’s & Don’ts Below is a baker’s...

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Lately it seems as though there are more incidents of cars going the opposite direction on the highways, so it’s incumbent upon ourselves to find ways to avoid wrong-way drivers in order to protect ourselves and our families. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) estimates that about 400 people are killed every year because of wrong-way drivers. We hope cities and states will begin improving...

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Volvo has almost always been a manufacturer of some of the safest automobiles on the roads in America. But, the Swedish automobile company has taken that reputation and built on it, recently announcing their goal to make death proof cars by 2020. They plan to make their automobiles so safe by 2020, that they would prevent anyone from being killed or seriously injured. Obviously, owning...

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When employees use company cars or trucks and then get into traffic accidents, what’s the corporate liability in that situation? In other words, is the employer liable, as well as the driver? If you’ve been in an accident with someone driving an employer’s car, that’s the question you want answered – who’s liable when an employee causes a vehicular accident while they’re working? The answer:...

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As a truck accident law firm, we see a lot of cases involving commercial trucks and cars. Large truck accidents are incredibly dangerous and for many, can cause more long term problems than an accident between two similar sized cars. Truck drivers have to become licensed in order to drive across the state or across the country because the size of the trucks and trailers...

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Motorcycle drivers need more help in the state of Texas than in any other state. The Federal Highway Administration showed that there are 675,580 total lane miles in the state of Texas. That’s nearly twice as big as California, the state with the second-most total lane miles at 394,608, and almost as much as both California and Illinois (the second and third states) combined (just...

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For the past several decades, we have all seen enough movies and TV shows to think we know how things work with a car accident, from the initial actions to the judicial proceedings when someone is eventually sued and taken to court. Hiring a Dallas auto accident lawyer is your best step toward knowing what is fact or fiction. Popular culture has actually skewed reality...

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Parking lots might be where you’re used to driving the slowest in your car, but you might be interested to find out that nearly 20 percent of all accidents happen in parking lots. If one in five accidents happen in a parking lot, then there’s much more going on there than just some slow driving. People driving around in parking lots are distracted, thinking about...

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Getting into an accident of any kind can be a traumatic and frightening experience. We are shaken up and it’s tough to think clearly about next steps. For instance, we wonder, Should I talk to an attorney first, or should I call my insurance company?” Whether you were at fault or you were the victim of someone else’s negligent driving, you should call a truck...

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For those that have been injured in an accident, hiring a Dallas motorcycle accident attorney is an important decision that you need to consider. While most people should be able to file a personal injury claim with an insurance company on their own, it’s sometimes wise to let a personal injury attorney take care of your claims. Personal injury attorneys they know the legal process,...

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Have you been in a serious accident and are in need of a Fort Worth personal injury attorney? It’s important to find someone that is competent and experienced who can properly represent you in litigation and get you proper compensation. But there’s more to choosing the right representation than just looking for someone that’s been doing it for a while. 5 Questions For Choosing a...

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If you’ve been injured on the job in Texas and you’re expecting to receive a settlement by your employer for their negligence, you’ll need to file a worker’s compensation claim to get the process rolling. The first question, though, is asking if you should file a worker’s compensation claim or a personal injury lawsuit. If you decide to file a claim, the second question is...

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… and They Have an Accident Car insurance can be tricky, especially when you start talking about accident liability when the car isn’t in your possession. So what happens if you loan your car to a friend and they get into an accident? Does your insurance pay or does their insurance pay? Will you be liable for any damages they incur if they hit another...

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Quite often, someone that has been involved in a truck accident, where a commercial truck has hit their car, believes that both car and truck accidents are similar – both medically and in the eyes of the law. But there are actually several differences, and if you are looking for a Houston truck accident lawyer, like the attorneys at the Fears Nachawati Law Firm, you...

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On the morning of Friday February 12, 2016, two people were seriously injured as a result of a motor vehicle collision in the Bryan-College Station area.  According to officials, the car accident took place near the intersection of Harvey Mitchell Parkway and Raymond Stotzer Parway.  Authorities stated that Tucker Ford, a 25 year old male of College Station, Texas, was driving a Ford Explorer northbound...

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SEPTEMBER 2015 – A request was filed by a 3M / Arizant Healthcare, Inc. Bair Hugger plaintiff to transfer the 14 product liability claims alleging injuries related to Bair Hugger Forced Air Warmer (Bair Hugger FAW). The request states that centralized pre-trial proceedings would benefit parties and witnesses for both sides in the case by improving efficiency in regards to workload and by reducing the...

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On Tuesday, July 22, 2014, the Fears | Nachawati Law Firm personal injury legal team appeared in the 44th Judicial District Court in Dallas County under Presiding Judge, the Honorable Carlos R. Cortez, to litigate for their client, Donald R. Maddox. The civil case of Donald R. Maddox v. Inland Truck Parts Company developed as a result of a mechanical failure. On October 4, 2010,...

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Everyday our attorneys speak to individuals who have been involved in motor vehicle accidents and other serious incidents that have drastically changed their lives. Most people are aware that the State of Texas requires its citizens to carry insurance on their vehicle, some people are aware that the State requires these policies to provide at least $30,000 in coverage in the event that their negligent...

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Risperdal has been used for years in the treatment of schizophrenia, bi-polar mania, and irritability associated with autistic disorder in children and adolescents.  In addition, Clinical studies involving small numbers of patients have shown some benefit in using Risperidone for stuttering and Tourette’s syndrome though these are non FDA-approved uses. Another non-FDA approved use of risperidone is for obsessive-compulsive disorders. Unfortunately, over the years there...

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You may have heard about the recent ignition switch recall by General Motors. http://www.gm.com/ignition-switch-recall.html. Such product recalls are not uncommon and the chances are that you have received a letter at some point in your life informing you that a product you have purchased has been recalled. If you or someone you know has been injured by a recalled product, merely sending the product back...

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Were you injured abroad by an American product? Or, were you in the United States when you were personally injured and now reside abroad? If either situation applies to you, you may be entitled to the benefit of an American court – even if you have never set foot inside the United States. Under American law, it is necessary for a Defendant to be subject...

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Roughly ten years ago, a series of specific laws were passed in Texas which drastically changed medical malpractice litigation. While the affects of “damage caps” on the recovery of non-economic damages have been frequently cited as the exclusive drive behind this change, the explanation is much more complex. In addition to caps supposedly designed to eliminate allegedly “frivolous” claims, the medical community’s lobbyists successfully implemented...

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Across the nation, many individuals and families own a table saw–a very common product. While this tool can be found in many homes, the injuries caused by this machine have caused much pain and suffering. In fact, there is such a high rate of personal injury accidents caused by this tool that the federal product safety regulators have begun looking at a new mandatory safely...

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Every year approximately 40,000 people are injured by a table saw. In fact, of these injuries 10% of these injuries leads to amputations. That is 4,000 each year who need an amputation from a serious injury from a table saw. Although the SawStop technology, which stops the saw when it comes in contact with flesh, has been around for more than a decade many manufacturers...

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One man from Malden Massachusetts was awarded $1.5 million in damages in a lawsuit he fought against the makers of Ryobi tools, One World Technologies Inc. This man, Carlos Osorio suffered extreme and serious injuries of his fingers from using a table saw to cut oak flooring. In the law suit it was specified that the device’s lack of flesh sensing technology. The claim was...

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In a newly filed civil action Yuri Gohen, a Pennsylvania Bucks county man, describes how his fingers were severely injured while he was using the table saw manufactured by the company Makita Corp. Gohen attests that the table saw design is flawed and led to this permanent and extremely serious injury he obtained from operating their product. Because of an ineffective blade guard—which is easily...

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SawStop is a finger saving, hand loving invention which protects human flesh from being cut by the sharp blades of the table saw. This invention has been available for more than 10 years. However, as amazing as this new technology is, some companies have refused to incorporate this new technology into their saws—claiming it is too expensive. Thousands of US citizens each year fall victim...

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This video demonstrates a new technology from SawStop. The saw can detect the difference between wood and flesh and come to a dead stop in about three one-thousandths of a second. This accurate and speedy safety device leaves the hot dog with only a minor scrape on the surface. Thousands of individuals each year become victims to table saw injuries across the nation. Companies such...

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The Black and Decker Corporation is undergoing a series of lawsuits from consumers claiming received injuries caused by a table saw. The company is alleged to designed, making, and selling a defective product. According to the lawsuit, the saw is said to not be equipped with a device called a riving knife—a small piece of metal that reduces the chances of the wood jerking back...

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On Thursday, August 15, 2013, Donna Cisson was awarded two million dollars by a federal jury in West Virginia for punitive damages and for the internal injuries she sustained while using the company’s brand of vaginal mesh; a product that has been linked to thousands of reports of several internal damage. This verdict is only the first of over 25,000 pending vaginal mesh lawsuits currently...

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  On Wednesday, July 17, 2013, Fears | Nachawati Law Firm Counsel Garnett Hendrix  and his personal injury  legal team, appeared in the 160th District Court in Dallas County under Presiding Judge, the Honorable Jim Jordan, to litigate for their client; Plaintiff Deron Taylor. The case of Deron T.  Taylor  v.  Clifton R. Carr and Native Oil Field Services, LLC, developed as a result of...

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