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See Over 24,000 Alcohol Involved Texas Crashes in 10 Seconds

Posted in Car Accidents on January 2, 2017

It’s no secret that driving after consuming alcohol is dangerous to yourself and to others around you. Unfortunately, we’ve represented several people in our great state who were harmed by drunk drivers and their lives were changed forever. We hear “Don’t drink and drive” all the time but sometimes when you hear a message so often, you…

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Texas School Bus Accident Lawyer

Posted in Bus Accidents on April 13, 2017

TEXAS SCHOOL BUS ACCIDENT LAWYER When your child has suffered an injury on a school bus it changes the lives of your family dramatically. It can be confusing and stressful enough for the average family to deal with hospital and doctor bills, let alone navigating the legal issues involved with bringing a claim against a…

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How do you calculate lost wages from a car accident?

Posted in Car Accidents on March 23, 2017

A car accident resulting in injury tends to have a snowball effect; hospital stay, recovery time, surgery if necessary and extensive bills for all of the above are just a few of the problems with which you might have to contend. Another is lost wages from missed work. This can have lasting damage on your…

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What is Drowsy Driving?

Posted in Car Accidents, Drowsy Driving on March 16, 2017

The dangers that exist when behind the wheel are perilous and apparent; drunk and distracted driving garners much attention, and is something most drivers avoid themselves while remaining vigilant for it in others. One danger that we perhaps don’t pay enough attention to, however, is distracted driving, which, according to a AAA study, is just…

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What Are the Segway Laws in Texas?

Posted in Segway Accident on March 9, 2017

After its introduction in 2001, the Segway was banned from use on sidewalks in more than 30 states. Since then, many states have altered their laws to allow for easier transportation by Segway users. Because it has a motor, it is considered a “vehicle” and as such could be subject to some of the same…

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Have Distracted Driving Laws Reduced Crashes? 

Posted in Car Accidents on February 21, 2017

Distracted driving poses a serious threat to our health. According to government research on driver behavior, in 2014 nearly 3200 people were killed and an additional 431,000 were injured in motor vehicle accidents in which distracted driving was a factor. Distracted driving is defined as any activity that can divert a person’s attention away from…

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What Are Some of the Most Common Injuries for Oil and Gas Employees?

Posted in Workplace Injuries on February 14, 2017

Employees get injured on the job every day. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were nearly 3 million workplace-related illnesses and injuries reported in 2015, or a rate of 3 cases per 100,000 employees. Some jobs are naturally more hazardous than others, and the oil and gas industry is one of the nation’s…

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How Can Parents Help Protect Against Cyberbullying? 

Posted in bullying on February 7, 2017

Technology has completely revolutionized the way we live and communicate. Unfortunately, ease of communication has a dark side. Cyberbullying has become commonplace, with around half of all children admitting that they have been bullied online. Cyberbullying can cause low self-esteem, depression and, at its worst, suicidal thoughts.  In 2012, Canadian teenager Amanda Todd, posted a video…

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When Can I Sue for a Parking Lot Injury?

Posted in Slip & Fall on January 23, 2017

Parking lots are the scenes of a variety of harmful personal injuries in Texas every day. Customers may suffer slip, trip, and fall in public or private parking lots, as well as be victims of car accidents, physical assault, or theft. Never assume that because you aren’t inside of a store you don’t have the…

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How Do Cruise Ship Injuries Work?

Posted in boat accident on January 16, 2017

Suffering an injury in a place you are familiar with is confusing and stressful enough for the average person. When you sustain an injury on a cruise ship, in a foreign country or out on the open water, you may not know where to turn for assistance. Understanding the basic legal remedies and rights of…

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What is Emergency Room Malpractice?

Posted in medical malpractice on January 9, 2017

Medical malpractice can occur in any part of a hospital, at any point during the patient care process. However, malpractice during emergency medical care deals with a special set of rules. Standards of care are different in emergency rooms (ERs), as are the legal duties of first responders. Texas state laws protect first responders from…

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