Interstate Trucking Carrier’s Safety Representative Dishonestly Denying Liability

This is a deposition of the Safety Director and Corporate Representative of an Interstate Carrier subject to DOT regulations. This individual is responsible for conducting an honest investigation into the cause of collisions involving company vehicles in order to prevent re-occurrence. In this case, the company truck… read more

Are Electric Cars Helping or Harming the Economy?

There are more than a million electric cars owned in the United States. People are investing in electric cars because of the money-saving potential in the long-term. Electric cars are also more environmentally friendly compared to conventional vehicles. While there are undeniable economic benefits from… read more

Nine Factors that Determine How Much to Expect from a Car Accident Settlement

An automobile accident is a significant life event, especially if you sustain injuries. An accident, and the aftermath, can be physically, emotionally, and financially draining. The recovery from emotional scars can last for some time. Physical healing will depend on the extent of your injuries…. read more

Cross-Examination

A common tactic used by many defendants in motor vehicle accident cases is blaming the victim for the cause of the accident. The defendant creates a story that paints the defendant as being the innocent party. Even if the defendant can shift some of the… read more

Pastor Fatally Struck on Sherman Highway While Helping Stranded Motorist

In a tragic accident on July 18, 2020, Houston-area pastor John Powell was struck and killed by a semi-truck as he tried to help another victim of a traffic crash. The accident happened at about 11:30 Saturday evening. A Dodge Charger and a Chevy truck… read more

2 Children Dead, 3 Others Injured After 2-Vehicle Crash on I-45

A tragic car accident near Hardy Toll Road on I-45 claimed the lives of two children. The crash occurred in the 23400 block of the North Freeway. The children, who were 11 and 13 years of age, were flown by Life Flight to Memorial Hermann… read more

If Airbags Did Not Deploy in a Car Accident, is the Car Company Liable?

Car accidents can cause catastrophic injuries and deaths. Each year, thousands of people are permanently disabled or severely injured in motor vehicle accidents. Because a car crash can be devastating to the occupants of the vehicles, car manufacturers have worked for decades to develop safety… read more

How to Obtain a Car Accident Report in Houston

Car accident reports are an essential piece of evidence used in car accident cases. The easiest way to report a car accident in Houston is to call 911. Provide your location to the operator and request police and ambulance services. What Information do I Need… read more

Can You Get in Trouble for Using Your Cell Phone While Driving in Texas?

NOTE: We only handle cases involving accidents and injuries. This article is for informational purposes only. Information found in the article does not constitute as formal legal advice and does not create an attorney/client relationship. We cannot help you beyond the information provided below if… read more

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…. 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…. 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… 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… 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… 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… read more