Brian White | May 15, 2019 | safety \ Texas Laws
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… read more
Brian White | January 25, 2019 | Bike Accidents \ Pedestrian Accident \ safety
New Year, New Fitness Safety Tips – 2019 Edition
Every year, millions of Americans make a New Year’s Resolution to get into shape. Most gyms see a massive influx of new members during the early months of each year, while the streets of Houston see more bicyclists, joggers, and pedestrians. Despite the fact that… read more
Brian White | January 22, 2019 | safety \ Slip and Fall
Can I Sue My HOA After a Slip & 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… read more
Brian White | April 24, 2018 | Personal Injury \ safety
Water Activities That Lead to Maritime Accidents
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… read more
Brian White | December 19, 2017 | Auto Accidents \ safety
How Much Space Is Needed Between Cars at Freeway Speeds?
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,… read more
Brian White | October 27, 2017 | safety
Tips for Safe Trick-Or-Treating With Your Kids
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,… read more
Brian White | October 26, 2017 | safety
What If I Was Injured At A Haunted House In Houston?
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… read more
Brian White | October 17, 2017 | safety
Texas Seatbelt Laws
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… read more
Brian White | June 1, 2017 | Personal Injury \ safety \ Top List \ Workers Comp \ Wrongful Death
America’s Most Dangerous Jobs
The Bureau of Labor Statistics, a unit of the U.S. Department of Labor came out with its latest report on fatal occupational injuries in December 2016. The report outlined the national census of injuries for the year 2015 (the most recent year data is available)…. read more
Brian White | June 1, 2017 | Auto Accidents \ safety
What Are the Laws Regarding Merging Traffic on Texas Highways and Freeways?
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… read more
Brian White | April 10, 2017 | Personal Injury \ safety
Are Bars and Clubs Liable for Over-Serving?
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… read more
Brian White | April 21, 2017 | Auto Accidents \ Personal Injury \ safety \ Truck Accidents \ Wrongful Death
An Explanation of the Texas Good Samaritan Law
In general, Good Samaritan laws exist to protect people who act in good faith while administering aid to those in need. If you stop at an accident scene to address someone’s wound or attempt to move someone from a fiery building, for example, you are… read more
Brian White | April 21, 2017 | Auto Accidents \ safety
Why You Should Never Ever “Brake Check” Another Driver
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… read more
Brian White | April 21, 2017 | Auto Accidents \ safety
How Much Space Drivers Must Leave Between Cars at Highway Speeds
During the day-to-day commute, many drivers travel on autopilot. They focus more on their to-do lists and less on safe driving distances. If you’re in the middle of your daily travel schedule, headed off on a trip, or taking the kids to school, safe driving… read more
Brian White | April 21, 2017 | Personal Injury \ safety \ Truck Accidents
How to Avoid Semi-Truck Blind Spots
Most vehicles have blind spots – breaks in a driver’s field of vision that keep him or her from seeing surrounding vehicles. In consumer vehicles, drivers can often adjust for the blind spot with a quick physical shift or visual aids such as extra mirrors…. read more