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  • When to Contact a Birth Injury Lawyer

    || 21-Nov-2017

    Birth injuries can be devastating for families. The excitement of your new arrival can turn to worry as you care for your baby’s injuries and adjust to life raising a child with a birth injury. Sadly, many birth injuries can be prevented. If your child was injured due to medical negligence or mistakes made by our healthcare provider, an experienced birth injury lawyer can help you and your ...
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  • What's Different About a Catastrophic Injury Case?

    || 8-Nov-2017

    Not every accident is the same, and often, the severity of injuries can vary as well. If you’ve been in a serious accident, it is likely that you will be facing life-altering injuries. These catastrophic injuries deserve compensation, but your case may look a little different from your typical injury claim. Medical Expenses Catastrophic injuries are far more severe in nature, and a complete ...
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  • Tom Rhodes Law Firm P.C. is pleased to announce that our firm was recently successful in securing a $14 million verdict on behalf of a Del Rio, Texas woman who was catastrophically and permanently injured when she developed Wernicke’s encephalopathy, a serious neurological disorder, due to an attending physician’s failures to administer thiamine (vitamin b1) following bariatric ...
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  • Attorney Erin Oglesby Receives F. Scott Baldwin Award

    || 1-Sep-2017

    We are excited to announce that Tom Rhodes Law Firm P.C. attorney Erin Oglesby was named the 2017 recipient of the F. Scott Baldwin Award by the American Association for Justice. This national award was established to recognize and honor F. Scott Baldwin, a world-renowned trial lawyer from Marshall, TX and is presented to the "Most Outstanding Young Trial Lawyer" every year since it was ...
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  • What You Need to Know About Victims' Rights After Drunk Driving Accidents

    || 1-Sep-2017

    Driving while intoxicated (DWI) is a criminal offense in Texas. It is also a clear failure of a driver’s legal obligation to take reasonable precautions in order to safely operate their vehicles. Because drunk driving, as well as drugged driving, is such an explicit act of negligence that any driver knows will place others at risk, victims harmed by intoxicated or impaired motorists are ...
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  • The Attorney Selection Process: Choosing the Right Representation

    || 30-Aug-2017

    Accidents and unplanned injuries can be frightening experiences. During these times, victims and their families will often be focused on their physical recoveries, as well as the financial and emotional repercussions their accidents created. Because of this, many victims who were harmed by another's negligence choose to place their trust in professional attorneys who can handle the legal ...
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  • Brain Injuries & Memory Loss

    || 10-Aug-2017

    Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can range in severity depending on the nature of an initial injury. While mild traumatic brain injuries and concussions result from less serious impacts than severe TBI, which results in a loss of consciousness of 30 minutes or more, all brain injuries have the potential to adversely affect victims and result in a range of symptoms that can persist for weeks, months, ...
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  • Common Injuries in Car Accidents

    || 28-Jul-2017

    As a law firm that represents seriously injured victims, our legal team at Tom Rhodes Law Firm P.C. understands the potential car accidents have in creating devastating consequences for victims and their loved ones. While injuries sustained in auto wrecks can result in profound physical, financial, and emotional setbacks, victims have a right to hold at-fault parties responsible for their damages ...
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  • Close to $8 million has been awarded by a jury to a New Mexico medical malpractice claim plaintiff in a case that was co-counseled by Attorneys Tom Rhodes and Robert Brzezinski of Tom Rhodes Law Firm P.C. and Attorneys McGinn and Montoya of McGinn, Carpenter, Montoya & Love, P.A. The lawsuit (Case No. D-202-cv-2012-04942) originated in 2012 after the plaintiff, Mr. Webb, suffered a severe ...
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  • 4 Important Federal Trucking Laws You Should Know

    || 1-Jul-2017

    The Federal Highway Administration ranks Texas second for the busiest highways in the country. That includes thousands of miles of public roadway and numerous drivers on the road. Given its location in the heart of our nation and the many industries that thrive within its borders, Texas sees a lot of truckers traveling those roads. Because commercial trucks are commonplace in busy states like ...
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  • Our Firm Welcomes Our Newest Addition, Attorney Merritt Clements

    || 29-Jun-2017

    We at Tom Rhodes Law Firm P.C. are thrilled to announce we are welcoming our newest attorney, Merritt Clements, to our firm. An esteemed and respected lawyer, he has represented railroads, insurers, trucking companies, manufacturers, contractors, hospitals, school districts, lawyers, doctors, utilities, government entities, banks and other businesses in lawsuits in central and south Texas. An ...
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  • Tom Rhodes Honored with Best Lawyers in Texas & Lawyers of Distinction Awards

    || 22-Jun-2017

    We at Tom Rhodes Law Firm P.C. are thrilled to announce our very own Attorney Rhodes has been honored with Wall Street Journal’s Best Lawyers in Texas Award, as well as the Lawyers of Distinction Award! Mr. Rhodes is a renowned personal injury lawyer who has earned well-deserved recognition for his various successes in the field of law. Our legal team is so proud to be led by an exemplary ...
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  • How to Properly Treat a Serious Burn

    || 29-May-2017

    Even small burns can be painful and expose you to risk of infection if not properly treated. More severe burns are also at risk of infection and scarring but can have more serious consequences, such as shock if not properly treated. Treating burns quickly can reduce the amount of damage sustained in an accident, and can possibly save an individual’s life. Learn more about treating burns ...
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  • How Much Time Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Claim?

    || 18-May-2017

    After an accident, you have a limited amount of time to file a claim before you are no longer able to file. This is known as the “statute of limitations.” Texas enforces a statute of limitations on many claims, but the amount of time varies between the type of claim and if it will be tried in state or federal court. Individual factors can affect the length of the statute of ...
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  • How to Prevent Motorcycle Accidents

    || 21-Apr-2017

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that approximately 5,000 people died in motorcycle-related accidents in 2015. Over half of all motorcycle fatalities are caused by accidents with other vehicles. Whether you drive a car or ride a motorcycle, you can help to keep motorcyclists safe by following some simple tips. Tips for Drivers Drivers can play a big role in ...
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  • The Long-Term Effects of a Traumatic Brain Injury

    || 15-Mar-2017

    While no two traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are the same, they can leave lasting effects on a victim’s life. The scale of these effects often depends on a number of factors, such as: the severity of the initial injury, the speed and completeness of physiological healing, the types of mental functions affected, the resources available to aid recovery, how the sufferer feels about their ...
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  • Bicycle Accidents in Texas & How to Avoid Preventable Wrecks

    || 31-Jan-2017

    Bicyclists are considered motorists with the same legal rights and obligations to be safe when traveling as drivers of automobiles. Unfortunately, they are also the most vulnerable motorists on the roadways, can be easily overseen by inattentive motorists, and often suffer catastrophic or even fatal injuries when they are involved in collisions with motor vehicles. According to a recent report ...
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  • 6 Tips for Holiday Toy Safety

    || 8-Dec-2016

    The holidays are here and that means most parents and people are finishing up their holiday shopping - or beginning to feel the pressure! If you have children or are planning on buying gifts for a child this holiday season, please remember that toys can present a risk for injury. In some cases, these injuries occur because kids are simply prone to getting hurt. In other cases, these injuries are ...
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  • Tom Rhodes Law Firm P.C. Ranked in 2017 Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms"

    || 7-Nov-2016

    Our legal team of San Antonio personal injury lawyers at Tom Rhodes Law Firm P.C. is pleased to announce that our firm has been ranked in the 2017 “Best Law Firms” for Personal Injury Litigation. Inclusion to this list demonstrates our team’s commitment to providing, top-tier, honest legal representation on behalf of our clients. Before a firm can become eligible to participate ...
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  • Our team of San Antonio personal injury lawyers at Tom Rhodes Law Firm P.C. is pleased to announce that Attorney Erin Oglesby has been invited for national membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40. Because membership is exclusive, inclusion is by invitation only. Only lawyers 40 years of age or under who exemplify top-tier trial results, superior qualifications, and exceptional ...
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  • According to an article published by NPR, our very own attorneys Tom Rhodes, Robert Brzezinski, and Erin Oglesby of Tom Rhodes Law Firm P.C. and other members of the co-counsel have reached a $1.9 million settlement agreement in a wrongful death suit brought by the mother of Sandra Bland. In July 2015, Bland was taken into custody by Officer Encinia for a traffic violation. Three days after her ...
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  • A jury recently returned a verdict of $21.2 million against a national hospital chain, Catholic Health Initiatives, and one of its facilities, St. Joseph Hospital London, finding that the hospital and its parent company were negligent, failed to obtain informed consent, violated the Kentucky Consumer Protection Act, and engaged in a conspiracy to aid and abet doctors to commit unlawful acts. The ...
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  • Robert E. Brzezinski Honored By National League of Renowned Attorneys

    || 14-Jul-2016

    Adding to his already impressive list of accomplishments, Attorney Robert E. Brzezinski has been honored by the National League of Renowned Attorneys. This is an organization of skilled and professional attorneys who are committed to upholding the highest standards in the legal world, advocating on behalf of those they represent. In order for an attorney to be selected by the NLRA, there are ...
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  • We are pleased to announce that Attorney Tom Rhodes has been selected for the Lifetime Achievement award among America’s Top 100 Attorneys® for Southern Texas! Tom has been recognized for his outstanding contributions to the legal field in the areas of Personal Injury Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, and Commercial Litigation. Membership among America’s Top 100 ...
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  • Tom Rhodes Law Firm P.C. Recovers $4M in Wrongful Death Case*

    || 24-Jun-2016

    Attorneys Tom Rhodes, Bob Brzezinski, and Erin Oglesby of Tom Rhodes Law Firm P.C. recently recovered $4 million for the wrongful death of a 28-year-old mother who was killed in a collision with a Dynamic Industries, Inc. driver. The lawsuit held Dynamic Industries, Inc. accountable for the negligence of its employee. The victim was a passenger in a vehicle traveling on Highway 183 in Austin, ...
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