FREE VIRTUAL CONSULTATIONS - Our Message to Our Clients Regarding COVID-19 - CLICK HERE

Blog

Is It Legal to Drive Barefoot in Texas?

You may have been told by family and friends that it is illegal to drive barefoot in Texas. Surprisingly, this is a myth and there are no state laws that forbid it. Even more shockingly, there are no laws in any state in the U.S. that makes it illegal to drive barefoot. There is also … Continued

Read More

Can I Get Workers’ Compensation If I Got Coronavirus At Work?

Yes, you may be able to get workers’ compensation if you get coronavirus at work. However, some circumstances may make getting compensation difficult or even impossible. You will need to prove that your injury or illness is work-related. If it is not, you cannot get coverage. You must also be employed by a company that … Continued

Read More

When Should I Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

You have been injured in a car wreck. You had to take time off of work and you have mounting medical bills. Should you hire a personal injury lawyer? What if you fall in a store and injured your back? Are there steps you should take next to help compensate you and pay for your … Continued

Read More

Traffic Time

Imagine all the things you could do if you had an extra 2 hours every week. According to a study by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, Houstonians spend 75 hours per year sitting in traffic, and this is only based on congested roads, not accidents. Despite the fact that the 2017 reported data was captured … Continued

Read More

The Deadliest Roads in Houston 2018

As Houstonians, we are used to the roads we drive on each and every day. We get into our cars, buckle our seatbelts, and head out.  We are always on the go and always in a hurry. However, because of this on-the-go lifestyle, many of us have become complacent. We have become used to the … Continued

Read More

Dog Bites In Texas—Can You Protect Yourself?

It’s the end of a long day at work. Your taking your nightly walk around the block after eating dinner with your family. The sun is setting, and the streetlights are beginning to turn on. As your walking down the sidewalk, you see dog in the distance. You think nothing of it, so you continue … Continued

Read More

Update on the Houston Ship Channel Vessel Collision 2019

It wasn’t that long ago that the Houston Ship Channel closed due a tanker collision. On May 10, 2019, the 755-foot tanker Genesis River collided with a tug boat pushing two barges. This collision caused the release of reformate and other petrochemicals into the Bay’s ecosystem. This has, in turn, affected many of the shrimpers … Continued

Read More

DUI On The Fourth Of July

It’s the Fourth of July Weekend. You are relaxing by the pool with close family and friends. You can smell the barbecue and the aftermath of the fireworks. However, it is now time to go home. You and your family pack-up everything and get in the car. You’re on the way home when suddenly, you’re … Continued

Read More

How Long Does a Workers’ Comp Settlement Take?

Filing for workers’ compensation benefits in Texas can be the simplest way to obtain financial reimbursement for your medical expenses and lost wages after a job-related accident. Although Texas law does not require all employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance, most do. If you are at the beginning of a workers’ compensation case after a … Continued

Read More

Can You Work While on Workers’ Compensation?

Workers’ compensation in Texas serves to reimburse injured employees for their medical bills and lost wages so they can focus on recovery without financial strain. Workers’ compensation favors the employee – receiving benefits does not require proving anyone’s fault for the injury or illness. It is also not a requirement for employees to stop working … Continued

Read More

Can Insurance Companies Force You to Use Aftermarket Parts?

After a serious car accident, the two main issues you must contend with are personal injuries and property damages. Taking your damaged vehicle to an auto mechanic is one of the first steps toward obtaining compensation for repairs or replacement. Once you submit your information to the insurance company, however, you may lose control over … Continued

Read More

Is it Illegal to Wear Headphones While Driving in Texas?

Prudent driving requires focusing 100% of your attention on the driving task 100% of the time. Safe drivers keep their eyes on the road, hands on the wheel, and minds on the driving task…but what about a driver’s ears? The roadway is full of sounds that can help drivers make safe maneuvering decisions, such as … Continued

Read More

What Steps to Take After a Hit-And-Run

Although the majority of drivers involved in incidents take responsibility for their actions, some drivers flee the scene after hitting another car or person. Drivers flee from the scene for a variety of reasons – not having insurance, not having a valid driver’s license, fear of arrest, and so on. If you are involved in … Continued

Read More

Is Texas a No-Fault State?

If you are involved in a car accident in Texas, you may be wondering how you can claim compensation for your injuries. Do you have to file a claim with your insurance company or do you have to go through the other driver’s? The answer lies in who was responsible for causing the accident in … Continued

Read More