Category: Personal Injury Law Blog

The Most Common Causes of Oil and Gas Refinery Explosions Millions of barrels of oil are processed each day utilizing toxic chemicals, high temperatures, and tremendous pressure. All of these certainly make for dangerous conditions. When proper safety precautions are not being taken by the refineries, the ensuing results can lead to serious injuries, and wrongful death. Oil and... Read More
Considerations When Choosing a Wrongful Death Lawyer Choosing the right wrongful death attorney is an important decision to make because the stakes are incredibly high. Wrongful death lawsuits determine who is responsible for medical bills, funeral expenses, lost wages, and the loss of parental support or companionship. No amount of money will bring back your loved... Read More
Mistakes To Avoid After a Car Accident When you are hurt in a auto accident, your response to the situation can impact whether you can pursue litigation for your injuries. While you may understand the steps you should take after an accident, it’s also essential to know what not to do. The decisions and steps you... Read More
Good Reasons To Hire a Lawyer After a Slip and Fall Injury Not every slip and fall accident requires legal representation. You can always file a personal injury claim by yourself, negotiate a settlement, and even represent yourself in court. You may, however, face an uphill battle if you are considering taking on a property owner, potentially their insurance company, and... Read More
The Most Common Personal Injury Cases Personal injury is a broad field of law that includes several types of injuries. There are, however, a few types of personal injury cases particularly common in the U.S. Read this article for the most common personal injury cases to inform you whether you have been in a situation... Read More
Cedar Park boy continues to recover after a vicious dog attack A 10-year-old boy bitten by a dog child while playing football with a friend continues to recover according to Cedar Park Patch. Details of the Incident The Cedar Park, Texas child was playing with a neighborhood friend when he was attacked by a boxer-terrier mix dog. The incident happened... Read More
Sleep Related Issues and Trucking Accidents Sleep Related Issues and Trucking Accidents According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety, one of the most common causes of truck accidents is fatigue. When truck drivers deprive themselves sleep, their ability to react and make good judgment calls becomes seriously compromised. As a result of the alarming number... Read More
The Patel Firm PLLC sponsors Petey’s Back to School Bash The Patel Firm PLLC is proud to be a sponsor of Petey’s Back to School Bash 2019! Petey’s Back to School Bash is an annual event held by Project Turnaround of the Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation, a multi-facet organization that provides substance abuse treatment services and youth wellness programs... Read More
Causes of Truck Accidents Main Causes of Trucking Accidents Large commercial trucks were involved in 37,515 accidents in Texas in 2018, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. In Texas, those accidents caused 536 deaths, 1,367 serious injuries, and 4,880 non-incapacitating injuries. In Nueces County, where Corpus Christi is located, commercial trucks were... Read More
Five mistakes to avoid after a Texas truck accident The aftermath of a Texas trucking accident is as much scary as it is confusing. Victims often have to deal with a new reality- the injuries sustained in from the truck accident may require urgent medical treatment. This can all be overwhelming, and lead to mistakes that may not... Read More