Is it Illegal to Wear Headphones While Driving in Texas?
Brian White | May 15, 2019 | safety, Texas Laws
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… read more
Can I Sue My HOA After a Slip & Fall?
Brian White | January 22, 2019 | safety, Slip and Fall
Many Americans live in communities governed by Homeowners’ Associations (HOAs). Most HOAs have guidelines that all residents of the community must follow pertaining to house paint colors, driveways, sidewalks, tree trimming, gardening, and property maintenance. For example, an HOA may require all residents to repave their driveways every few years. Some HOAs offer landscaping and… read more
Water Activities in Texas That Lead to Maritime Accidents
Brian White | April 24, 2018 | Personal Injury, safety
Attorney Brian White practices personal injury law exclusively, so clients benefit from specialized experience where they need it. He is one of only 3% of attorneys who are board-certified in personal injury law. His experience and willingness to aggressively pursue fair compensation for each of his clients has earned him a reputation for success. The… read more
How Much Space Is Needed Between Cars at Freeway Speeds?
Brian White | December 19, 2017 | Auto Accidents, safety
Many Houston drivers seem unaware of how closely they follow other drivers, especially on highways. Not maintaining a safe following distance diminishes the control you need when operating a car at high speeds. Learn more about the ideal space around your car, recommended following distances, and some tips to help you in all situations. What… read more
Tips for Safe Trick-Or-Treating With Your Kids
Brian White | October 27, 2017 | safety
Many Americans look forward to Halloween, and kids love going trick-or-treating. While Halloween night can be a lot of fun, it’s vital for parents to recognize the need for safety while collecting candy. Injuries can happen from costume problems, low visibility, road and traffic hazards, and even eating too much. This Halloween, remember the following… read more
What If I Was Injured At A Haunted House In Houston?
Brian White | October 26, 2017 | safety
Halloween is right around the corner and that means costumes, candy, and scary events like haunted hayrides, amusement parks, and haunted houses. While these can be fun and exciting outings for the whole family, it’s also important to remember your rights in the event of an injury. A haunted house attraction owes a duty of… read more
Texas Seatbelt Laws
Brian White | October 17, 2017 | safety
Seatbelts are an essential safety feature in passenger vehicles. During a crash, a seatbelt holds passengers against their seat, absorbing some impact and preventing the person from flying through the windshield or front seat. While some people are skeptical of seat belts’ efficacy, it is essential for Texas drivers and passengers to wear their seatbelts… read more
What Are the Laws Regarding Merging Traffic on Texas Highways and Freeways?
Brian White | June 1, 2017 | Auto Accidents, safety
Texas’ highways and freeways are some of the busiest in the United States. They see thousands of daily commuters, sightseers, and 18-wheelers every day. Although merging lanes and entering highways are skills drivers learn upon receiving a driver’s license, the rules and realities of this skill can be much different on hectic roadways. Learning the… read more
Are Bars and Clubs Liable for Over-Serving in Houston, TX?
Brian White | April 10, 2017 | Personal Injury, safety
When you go out to a bar or club for a few drinks with friends, you have a personal responsibility to conduct yourself appropriately. What you may not know is that bars and clubs also have a responsibility. In Texas, state dram shop laws prevent alcohol-selling establishments from selling to overly and obviously intoxicated customers…. read more
Why You Should Never Ever “Brake Check” Another Driver
Brian White | April 21, 2017 | Auto Accidents, safety
Tailgating other drivers is a well-known act of road rage, but brake checking is another aggression-based action that deserves attention. Brake checking is the act of braking hard in front of a tailgater to dissuade the driver from following too closely. Drivers in front often think they won’t face responsibility for resulting car accidents, but… read more