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 think they won’t face responsibility for resulting car accidents, but… read more

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 distances are more than recommendations. They represent researched guidelines designed… read more

Texas Landowners Part 1: Introduction to Premises Liability and Negligence Claims

If you own a rental property, a farm, a commercial property, or a home in Texas, you could encounter both general negligence and premises liability claims from those injured on your land. Understanding the difference between the two types of claims and your duties as a landowner can help you minimize liability risks in the… read more

Texas Landowners Part 2: Premises Liability Legal Statuses and Duty of Care

If someone suffers an injury on your land as the result of hazardous conditions, he or she may choose to file a premises liability claim. In these claims, the visitors would need to not only prove the hazardous condition caused the injury, but also that the landowner owed the visitor a certain level of care…. read more

How New Technology Reduces 18-Wheeler Wrecks

Truck part defects, distractions/driver errors, and passenger vehicles can all contribute to big rig truck wrecks. Stricter regulations and public service announcements only go so far in making the roads safer. Today, new technology is stepping in to minimize crash risks associated with human error. Driverless 18-wheelers are still a few years away, but these… read more

Common Causes of Aircraft Accidents

Commercial jetliner accidents are exceedingly rare, and often dominate news headlines for weeks after the accident. The mystery of flight MH370 has haunted the general public and the relatives of the victims for years now, and no one has a firm conclusion as to what occurred to the plane. However, plane accidents are exceedingly rare,… read more

Preventing Burn Injuries: 5 Tips

Burns vary widely in scope – they are, at best, mild medical conditions, while at worst, they are life-threatening emergencies with permanently disabling consequences. Fire-related burn injuries are the most common in adults, however, chemicals and electricity also cause severe burns. In children, scalding is the most common cause of burn injuries. Luckily, you can… read more

Can I Press Assault Charges if My Child Was Beat Up at School in Houston, TX?

DISCLAIMER: The content in this blog post (“post”) is meant for general informational purposes only. Publication of this post does not insure that Attorney Brian White Personal Injury Lawyers offers representation for this type of case. Information found in the post does not constitute as formal legal advice and does not create an attorney/client relationship…. read more

Is it Legal to Own a Pet Tiger in Texas?

Exotic pets are becoming increasingly popular. Looking for options beyond the classic cat and dog, Texans are seeking companionship from less likely sources: sugar gliders, ferrets, and exotic birds top the list of offbeat pets for owners. Some people look for even grander animals: tigers and bears, for example. Is owning such animals legal? The… read more

Why Hoverboards are Dangerous and the Lawsuits Surrounding Them

2015 was the year that Back to the Future 2 imagined us driving in flying cars and riding hoverboards around town. The filmmakers were half right: while we’ve yet to see cars go airborne, hoverboards were one of the hottest toys of the 2015 holiday season. The handheld segues flew off mall shelves all over… read more