Recent Posts in Personal Injury Category

Product Liability: Ways to Document the Cause of Your Cancer

Product liability cases allege that the negligence of manufacturers, as well as distributors, retailers, and other parties that make consumer products available, more likely than not led to victims ...
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What Are Common Causes of Truck Accidents?

Accidents involving commercial trucks are known for their devastating consequences, including high rates of serious injuries and death. While truck accidents may share the common threat of increased ...
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Can You File a Personal Injury Claim in Addition to Workers’ Compensation?

Workers injured on the job typically have a right to secure medical benefits and wage supplementation through their employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. As a no-fault insurance system, workers’ ...
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How Much is Your Truck Accident Case Worth?

Due to the immense size of commercial vehicles, some of which can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds, accidents involving commercial trucks and tractor-trailers are known for their overwhelming potential ...
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Risks of Overloaded & Improperly Loaded Trucks

Because commercial trucks pose risks to public safety, the trucking industry is subject to numerous state and federal regulations. Among these safety regulations are those concerning the proper ...
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Semi-Trucks & Exploding Tires

Tires are an essential component of any vehicle, which means that defects made during the design or manufacturing phase, as well as negligence in maintenance, can lead to devastating blowouts, ...
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Diagnosing Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, are known for causing a number of short- and long-term setbacks, particularly in severe cases. If you suspect you or a loved one has sustained a brain injury in any ...
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South Texas Bus Accident Leaves At Least 8 Dead, 44 Injured

On Saturday morning, a charter bus owned by OGA Charters was traveling to a casino in Eagle Pass when the driver lost control and the bus rolled over. Of the 52 total passengers on board, 44 were ...
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How to Combat Vague FMCSR Regulations

Imagine this. It is raining, the roads are wet, and a truck changes lanes without checking its blinds spot and collides with your car. The pain of your injuries are made worse by the fact that the ...
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Abandon the NTSB “Party System” in Aviation Accident Investigations

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is the controlling authority for aviation accident site investigations. The NTSB controls the accident site. It can exclude all other agencies from the ...
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Happy Holidays from Fleming | Nolen | Jez, L.L.P.

At Fleming | Nolen | Jez, L.L.P., we are surprised by how quickly this year went by. It seems like just yesterday we were stuffing ourselves for Thanksgiving and now the New Year is almost here. ...
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Medical Records: What are your rights?

As the patient, your medical records belong to you. As a patient you have specific medical record rights. The rights granted to patients by law differ in each state. However, generally a federal law ...
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Things to know if you work on a rig, ship, dock, or anywhere else near the water

Payment for injuries Jobs on the high seas, oceans, rivers, lakes, and other navigable waters are some of the most dangerous in the world. Traditional state worker’s compensation laws do not generally ...
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