What Are Nominal Damages in Texas?
Brian White | June 13, 2023 | Court
Many injury victims seek to receive financial compensation. Still, others want to pursue justice for different reasons. Victims often want to tell their stories in court and be heard. They also want the law to recognize that someone harmed them. While personal injury accidents often cause financial losses, other hardships are associated with suffering an… read more
Can A Totally Inexperienced Person Become A Federal Judge?
Brian White | April 1, 2021 | Court
The Trump Administration took great pride in filling vacant federal judge positions. However, some of the former President’s appointments were surrounded by controversy. Some appointees faced past scandals and allegations of wrongdoing. Other appointees lacked experience and were not recommended by the American Bar Association. Should we be worried about inexperienced judges being appointed to… read more
The Legal Process Following a Houston Car Accident
Brian White | July 19, 2018 | Court
Navigating the process of filing an insurance claim and gaining compensation for your injuries can be difficult, especially when you don’t know what to expect. Being familiar with the legal procedures that follow a car accident can help you better prepare for what comes next. Learn how a legal proceeding works when you file a… read more
What Is A Deposition?
Brian White | December 19, 2017 | Court
A deposition is a person’s sworn out-of-court testimony that is part of the discovery process during court case. Its’ purpose is to gather information to potentially be used in trial. If you take part in some form of litigation, a time may come when you will need to give a deposition. This tool provides necessary… read more
4 Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring a Lawyer for Your Houston Car Accident Case
Brian White | April 12, 2016 | Auto Accidents, Court, Personal Injury
Even if you pride yourself on being calm under pressure, car accidents in Houston are stressful. You’re dealing with insurance companies, medical bills, and emotional trauma from the accident, itself. A lawyer can help make the claims process smoother, but only if you look to the right firm. When it comes to hiring a legal… read more
How to Take Part in a Class Action Lawsuit
Brian White | February 26, 2016 | Court, legal professional
The closest many people come to a class action suit is late-night infomercials for the latest prescription drug recalled by the Food and Drug Administration. Though these are usually legitimate, you do not always have to put in the legwork and “sign up” for a class action. In reality, if a class action is approved… read more
How You Should Dress for Court in Houston, TX
Brian White | September 12, 2015 | Court, legal professional
Court appearances are formal occasions, and it is very important to dress and act appropriately, no matter where you will be appearing. From how you are dressed to how you approach the judge to how you interact with others involved with the hearing, everything matters. When appearing and comporting yourself in court, learn the proper… read more