Personal Injury Blog

  • CSI TV vs. Reality

    13 Jun 2018  |  Adam Blake  |  Houston Law Firm

    In today’s world of entertainment and television, Hollywood portrays various aspects of life in ways that are not always realistic. The legal field is not immune from the bright lights of Hollywood. CSI draws a weekly audience of about ten million viewers, so the public gets a weekly dose of an altered reality when it […]

  • Ride Sharing Injuries Increase With Rise of Uber & Lyft.

    21 Feb 2018  |  Adam Blake  |  Car Accidents

    Technology is evolving every day, and because of that, the world we know is constantly changing. Since 2000, technology has made our lives easier, from shopping online to having groceries delivered to our homes. That was no different in 2009. That year, Uber Technologies, Inc. was founded in California. This ridesharing idea served as a […]

  • Have you been injured on the job?

    15 Feb 2018  |  P&K Law Firm  |  Personal Injury

    At Perdue & Kidd, we frequently receive calls from people who have been injured on the job, asking about their rights and what they can expect from their employers and the worker’s compensation system.  This article will attempt to explain some of the unique aspects of workplace injuries that occur in Texas.   Worker’s compensation […]

  • Social Media Can Affect Your Personal Injury Claim

    08 Jan 2018  |  Don Kidd  |  Personal Injury

    Today we live in a social media world. Anything that you do can be posted on just about any site. People will post their food selections, their vacations, and all sorts of other things. If you go read someone’s Facebook posts you may think that these people have these spectacular lives and they go on […]

  • Do I have A Medical Malpractice Case?

    13 Nov 2017  |  P&K Law Firm  |  Medical Malpractice

    In Texas, medical malpractice cases are governed by a comprehensive statute called the Health Care Liability Act, which is codified in Chapter 74 of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code. Enacted by the Texas legislature in 2003, it governs both the procedures that victims of medical malpractice must follow and limits the recovery of […]

  • Steps To Take Following an 18-Wheeler Crash

    06 Nov 2017  |  Adam Blake  |  Car Accidents

    We have all experienced it, driving down the freeway in Texas only to see an 18-wheeler struggling to keep its massive rig in a single lane. Thoughts fill your mind: what happens if this truck loses control? How can I get ahead of this 18-wheeler before the situation takes an unsafe turn? These are normal […]

  • There Are Four Types of Driver Distraction

    30 Oct 2017  |  Don Kidd  |  Car Accidents

    Distracted driving is any activity an operator of a motor vehicle is engaged in that both distracts them from their primary task of driving and increases their risk of an accident. Said another way, distracted driving is any activity that could divert a person’s attention away from the primary task of driving. There are four […]

  • Another Victory against Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh

    22 Oct 2017  |  P&K Law Firm  |  Defective Medical Devices

    The Eleventh Circuit affirmed a federal court’s landmark judgment against Boston Scientific for its unreasonably dangerous pelvic mesh kits. Marketed under the name Pinnacle, the product was implanted in four women who brought claims after suffering serious personal injuries after the transvaginal mesh was implanted. Jim M. Perdue, Jr. was lead counsel in the consolidated […]

  • What is Cerebral Palsy?

    15 Oct 2017  |  Jim Perdue  |  Houston Law Firm

    “Your child has cerebral palsy.”   These are some of the most terrifying words a parent can hear.  Questions fill your head about how this happened?  What does it mean?  What is the future? Cerebral palsy is a broad term that captures a wide spectrum injuries or neurological diagnoses.  Just as there are a wide range […]


    03 Sep 2015  |  P&K Law Firm  |  Defective Medical Devices, Product Liability

    A recent NBC new story raised serious questions about the safety of Bard IVC filters. The NBC story reports on two compelling and tragic stories of Bard IVC filters fracturing or dislodging and traveling into the patient’s heart. In one case the Bard IVC filter fractured, traveled to the heart, and forced the patient to […]

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