Monthly Archives - March 2021

Symptoms of PTSD Following a Houston Car Wreck

Symptoms of PTSD Following a Houston Car Wreck

Feelings of terror and anxiety are common after being involved in a Houston car accident. During traumatic events, adrenaline pulses through the body to protect you and often masks several types of pain. You may have suffered post-traumatic stress disorder in addition to physical injuries after a crash.  Recent studies reveal that traffic accidents have become the leading contributors to PTSD in the United States, with nearly 10% of car accident victims reportedly suffering symptoms of PTSD. Accident victims in [...]

What to Do After a Houston Car Wreck

What to Do After a Houston Car Wreck

After being injured in a car crash caused by the negligence of another driver, you are entitled to hold the responsible party accountable for your losses, but there are some important steps you have to take in order to increase your chances of a successful claim.  Following a vehicle collision, you need an experienced Houston car crash attorney at Connolly Law to help you and your family recover.  Document the Crash Site If you have been injured in a car crash, slip-and-fall, [...]

Safety Tips for Driving Near 18-Wheelers in Houston Tx

Safety Tips for Driving Near 18-Wheelers in Houston Tx

Most likely at some point, you will find yourself stuck in the middle of the blindspot of a semi-truck at least once. Drivers need to be aware of these areas when traveling near commercial vehicles.  An 18-wheeler has three primary blindspots. These include the two lanes to the right of the vehicle and one lane to the left. Another blind spot is located about 20 feet in front of the truck, with another extending about 30 feet behind. With some [...]

Will I Be Able to Walk Following My Spinal Cord Injury?

Will I Be Able to Walk Following My Spinal Cord Injury?

Spinal Cord Injuries Can Be Devastating If you have suffered a spinal cord injury after a car crash in Texas, it is normal to be consumed by fear and uncertainty. A crucial step in your recovery is obtaining the facts. A common myth about spinal cord injuries is that they always end in paralysis, but a spinal cord injury does not always mean you will be bound to a wheelchair for the rest of your life. Depending on the site [...]

Houston Oilfield & Refinery Accidents Can Be Deadly

Houston Oilfield & Refinery Accidents Can Be Deadly

Since 1994, there have been over 500 refinery accidents reported to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. These incidents have contributed to death and injury for thousands of oilfield workers. There are many important facts that you need to know about the risks of oilfield and refinery accidents as a worker or the family member of one.  If you or a loved one has been injured in a serious oilfield accident in Houston, contact Connolly Law today to discuss your case [...]