Maritime Injury Law | Jones Act

Understanding Maritime Injury Law Those who work on or around maritime vessels in Houston often find their work rewarding, albeit dangerous.  At times, the dangers of the job can lead to significant injuries which preclude you from work.  When this happens, one often asks “what now?” Some people are not sure whether to contact a maritime lawyer or not. Let's [...]

Defective Toy Injury Lawyer in Houston

Every parent knows that scrapes, bruises, and minor injuries are par for the course when raising happy, active children. You set up play dates, buy them toys, and follow safety guidelines to the best of your ability. Unfortunately, that may not be enough when manufacturers produce toys that are defective and dangerous. If you’re reading this, chances are your child [...]

Tips To Preserve Claims After A Car Accident

We all know what to do immediately following a serious car accident – make sure everyone is safe, call 911 to deal with any injuries, gather insurance and contact information from other drivers involved, and file a police report. However, here are four things you might not have thought of before leaving the scene that may mean the difference between [...]

School Zone Accident and Injury Facts

As a parent, the safety of your children takes priority over, well, everything. Yet, despite every effort you take to protect them, the reality is they need to grow and live their lives, which means navigating the hazards of their world (school, transportation, playing areas) as well. Unfortunately, schools are not as safe as we hope them to be. For [...]

Sharing the Road with Trucks: How to Prevent Truck Accidents

Unless you work in a dangerous industry, most of us like to think that our day to day comes with minimal physical risk. Unfortunately, hopping into our vehicle to visit the grocery store or drive to work comes with its own set of hazards. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), in 2018 alone, 4,136 deaths occurred in [...]

Trucking Accidents: Real Stories Behind the Data

If you’re reading this, there is a pretty good chance that you were recently injured in a truck accident and are looking for reassurance that your next steps forward are the right ones. As you searched online, you probably came across a multitude of statistics, each painting a bleaker picture than the last. For example, according to the Insurance Institute [...]

Truck Accident Statistics You Need to Know

After suffering from a truck accident injury, moving forward can be a difficult task, especially if you’re not sure how you’ll pay your next medical bill or what your legal rights are in this type of situation. At Patrick Daniel Law, we want you to know that you’re not alone. Last month, you may have seen another particularly tragic accident [...]

Trucks Deliver Packages and Bad News

The recent surge in online ordering has increased the likelihood that you will be injured in a semi truck accident. Here’s why: With more and more people ordering from websites, truck traffic is increasing on our nation’s highways, and with it, more truck accidents, and more fatal truck accidents. Truck accident fatalities reached a 29-year high in 2017, even though [...]

How Long Do I Have to File an Injury Claim?

Skeptics abound when someone brings an injury claim into the court system. The image of the plaintiff, wearing a cervical collar and trying to remember to limp on the right foot is a cliché that winds up in a lot of cartoons and TV comedies, but it’s no laughing matter when the injury is real. If you were injured in [...]

Injured in an Accident? What You Should Do Following an Accident

The driver just didn’t see you. Maybe you were in his blind spot, or maybe he was glancing down at a text message. At any rate, his big rig crunched your brand new SUV into something resembling wadded-up aluminum foil. It’s a typical semi truck accident - like so many that happen every day.  You aren’t injured. At least you [...]