Personal Injury

Bed Bugs and Negligence: Your Rights in Texas

Anyone who owns or operates a building that receives guests must provide a safe and clean residence free from danger. Hotel owners, in particular, must maintain the building under strict safety standards. Since 2014, these laws have been tightened and now consider a bed bug infestation a cause for significant injury. Houston, Texas, lists bed… read more

Cavities, Crowns, and Compensation: Dental Malpractice in Texas

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Hurt During Basic Training? Know Your Rights

Sustaining an injury during basic training can lead to lost time and temporary discharge. A recent study of 756 men and 474 women found that out of these numbers, 102 men and 108 women were discharged due to an injury sustained during basic training. Most temporary discharges were for treatment and recovery, resulting in lost… read more

Understanding Loss of Pet Rights in Houston, TX

Our pets are our babies, and losing a pet because of someone else’s negligence can be one of the most devastating situations we can experience. The loss of pet can cause mental stress, depression, and lasting emotional effects. There are some cases when seeking compensation for the loss of an animal companion is a possibility… read more

HIPPA and You: Standing Up for Your Medical Privacy in Texas

There are laws in place at both the state and federal levels intended to keep patient health information private. Federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) laws protect your health information and medical records. These laws apply to all health care providers, health care plans, and other health care entities that handle sensitive medical… read more

Compensation for Adultery in Houston, TX

Grounds for divorce and adultery laws vary widely from state to state. Some states do not even allow adultery to be used as grounds for divorce, while other states allow victims to sue the “home wrecker” in an adulterous divorce. Although Texas is a no-fault divorce state, meaning you do not have to file on… read more

Distracted Driving: The Link Between Cell Phones and Car Accidents

According to the National Safety Council’s annual injury and fatality report, cell phone use causes 26% of car accidents in the United States. The report doesn’t just indicate texting and driving, either. Surprisingly, most accidents (21%) occur while a driver is talking on a handheld or hands-free cell phone. Only 5% are because of texting… read more

How Is the Value of a Personal Injury Case Determined in Texas?

Personal injury cases are often complex, and determining the value of a case can be tricky. There are many factors that go into finding how much a case is worth, who is at fault, and what types of damages can be sought. Every state handles each of these separate factors differently. There are laws for… read more

Who Is Responsible for Pot Holes Causing Vehicular Damage in Houston, TX?

The government is tasked with keeping roads clear of debris, free of potholes, and safe to drive on. Yet when cities are in trouble, one budget often compromised is the department of transportation. If your vehicle is damaged because of a pothole in Texas, are you stuck with the tab or should the city cough… read more

Who is Liable for Youth Sports Injuries?

Kids get hurt when they play sports, but with youth sports getting more competitive, the injuries are getting more serious. In a 2013 study done by the Institute of Medicine, researchers found that concussion rates were actually higher in high school athletes than in college athletes. The report noted that the typical recovery rate from… read more