Personal Injury Blog

  • Jim M. Perdue, Sr. Honored with Induction into the Trial Lawyers Hall of Fame

    11 Apr 2022  |  muze_admin  |  Firm News

    On April 6, at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, Jim M. Perdue Sr. was inducted into the Trial Lawyers Hall of Fame, an organization honoring legendary trial lawyers. Each year, remarkable trial lawyers, both past and present, are recognized and honored who have left an indelible mark on the American legal tradition through a […]

  • Why Calling An 18-Wheeler Attorney Is Important

    12 Dec 2019  |  Chase Newsom  |  Houston Law Firm

    A collision with an 18-wheeler can be a traumatic and life changing event. If you or a loved one are injured by an 18-wheeler, understand that the actions you take after that collision can be important to the ultimate resolution of your claim against the driver and the trucking company. The sooner you contact an […]

  • Auto Pedestrian Collision

    25 Nov 2019  |  Michael Clinton  |  Car Accidents, Personal Injury

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported 6,283 pedestrian deaths in 2018, the most pedestrian deaths in almost thirty years. Texas is the 8th most dangerous state in the country for pedestrians according to Smart Growth America and the National Complete Streets Coalition. The same data ranks the greater Houston area as the 23rd most […]

  • How Are Damages Calculated In a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

    18 Nov 2019  |  Adam Blake  |  Personal Injury

    Texas law provides that when you are injured as a result of a third parties’ negligence, you are entitled to seek compensation for those injuries and the damages sustained. Texas law provides for five areas of recoverable damages in a personal injury lawsuit: (1) medical bills, (2) lost wages/loss of earning capacity, (3) physical pain […]

  • 2019 Texas Super Lawyers ®

    04 Sep 2019  |  P&K Law Firm  |  Houston Law Firm, Personal Injury

    Perdue & Kidd is excited to announce that named partners Jim Perdue Jr. & Donald Kidd have been named 2019 Texas Super Lawyers! Our lawyers have been named for another year to this list for their work in personal injury, general litigation, medical malpractice, and products. Both our lawyers have been named on this list […]

  • The Best Lawyers ® In America – Jim Perdue Jr.

    20 Aug 2019  |  P&K Law Firm  |  Houston Law Firm

    Perdue & Kidd is excited to announce Jim Perdue Jr. on this year’s listing of Best Lawyers ® in America. Jim is being recognized a 5th time for his work in Medical Malpractice & Personal Injury Litigation. Mr. Perdue has tried over 30 personal injury cases to a jury verdict. In addition, he has multi-million dollar […]

  • What You Should Do After a Dog Bite

    26 Jun 2019  |  Michael Clinton  |  Personal Injury

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are approximately 4.7 million dog bites in the United States each year. Dog bites can cause significant and unique injuries, such as rabies and other infections, fractures, and circulation issues. Even a bite that appears harmless can present life-altering complications that become life-threatening if […]

  • Top Reasons To Hire A Car Accident Attorney

    21 Jun 2019  |  Adam Blake  |  Houston Law Firm

    So, you’ve been in an accident. Your phone is ringing off the hook. The insurance adjuster is offering to put money in your pocket but it will require you to sign a release dropping all the claims you have stemming from the accident. If you have found yourself in this situation, you’re likely trying to […]

  • How Social Media Affects Your Lawsuit

    13 Jun 2019  |  P&K Law Firm  |  Car Accidents, Houston Law Firm, Personal Injury

    Social media has grown exponentially in the last decade and is a routine part of many people’s lives. It allows people to share their experiences, connect with others, and promote themselves and their businesses. However, social media affects your lawsuit because it is a permanent, digital record of everything anyone posts. Therefore, it is so […]

  • Fair Labor Standards Act: Your Title To Rightful Pay

    16 May 2019  |  P&K Law Firm  |  Houston Law Firm

    Employees covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) must receive overtime pay for time worked over forty (40) hours per workweek of at least one and a half (1.5) times their regular rates of pay. An employer who requires or permits an employee to work overtime has to do the following: – pay the […]

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