Personal Injury Blog

  • 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. will be listed on this year’s edition 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, including 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  |  Andie Zepeda  |  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. This is why it […]

  • Fair Labor Standards Act: Your Title To Rightful Pay

    16 May 2019  |  Andie Zepeda  |  Houston Law Firm

    Employees covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) must receive overtime pay for time worked in excess of 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 is required to do the following. […]

  • Uber & Lyft Insurance Policies – Information For Ride Sharing

    09 May 2019  |  Adam Blake  |  Houston Law Firm

    Before 2009, no one had ever heard of Uber or Lyft. Fast forward ten years to 2019, Uber and Lyft are two of the most prominent companies worldwide. Since Uber was founded in March 2009, statistics show that Uber Technologies, Inc. provided approximately 4 billion rides in 2017 alone. To date, Uber has provided nearly […]

  • How To Deal With a Defective Medical Device

    01 May 2019  |  Michael Clinton  |  Defective Medical Devices

    If you fear that you have a defective medical device implanted in your body, you should immediately contact your physician. Defective medical devices can cause serious, life-threatening injuries, and the potential for harm often escalates the longer the device remains implanted. You don’t necessarily have to contact your implanting physician first, but he or she […]

  • Dealing With Uninsured & Underinsured Motorist

    01 Apr 2019  |  P&K Law Firm  |  Car Accidents

    In the state of Texas, everybody should have car insurance. If you go down to get your car inspected, if you go renew your registration, or if you want to get a driver’s license. Just about anything, they will ask you for proof of insurance. Everybody should have insurance but the reality of it is […]

  • Should I Hire A Personal Injury Attorney?

    23 Oct 2018  |  Don Kidd  |  Personal Injury

    These days our lives are busy. We always seem to have some place to be and something to do — taking the kids to school, soccer practice, band practice, not to mention your commute to and from work. We are constantly on the go and on the road. A 2017 Texas Motor Vehicle Crash report […]

  • What Are The Most Common Causes of Birth-Related Injuries?

    03 Jul 2018  |  Jim Perdue  |  Houston Law Firm

    We know that every expectant parent anticipates bringing home a healthy newborn child. Birth-related injuries, some of which are preventable, can cause shock and pain to the parents and family at large. When parents are told their newborn faces potentially lifelong disabilities, many questions arise. If you carried your baby through a full-term pregnancy and […]

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