Brian White | September 16, 2020 | Texas Laws
Teen Driving Laws in Texas—What Every Teen and Parent Needs to Know
Texas operates on a graduated driving system for underage drivers, allowing restricted driving privileges that eventually lead to an unrestricted license. Texas has a graduated system to reduce the number of accidents caused by inexperienced teen drivers. For a teen, getting a driver’s license is… read more
Brian White | September 2, 2020 | Texas Laws
How Texas Statutes Impact Personal Injury Claims
Many people do not realize that laws in every state limit how much time you have to file a personal injury lawsuit. Texas is no exception. For people injured in accidents in Houston, Brian White & Associates, P.C. offer experience, knowledge, and skill handling injury… read more
Brian White | August 21, 2020 | Texas Laws
Police Whistleblower Protection and the Blue Code of Silence
The death of George Floyd has brought the topics of excessive force and police brutality to the forefront of discussion in our society. However, incidents of police misconduct are nothing new. The incidents have just been covered up by the Blue Wall of Silence and… read more
Brian White | May 11, 2020 | Texas Laws
How Hard is it to Pass the Texas Bar Exam?
Graduating from law school is a tremendous accomplishment – one that requires years of hard work and dedication. Unfortunately, it is not the final step on your road to becoming an attorney. Before you can practice law in the state of Texas, you must overcome… read more
Brian White | April 27, 2020 | Texas Laws
What is the Difference Between a Lawyer and an Attorney?
It’s not every day you need legal representation. Because of that, many people don’t really know how to find the person best suited to fight on their behalf. Although the words “lawyer” and “attorney” may sound like they mean the same thing, they don’t. Even… read more
Brian White | April 24, 2020 | Texas Laws
What Happens if I Don’t Show Up for Jury Duty?
NOTE: We only handle cases involving accidents and injuries. This article is for informational purposes only. Information found in the article does not constitute as formal legal advice and does not create an attorney/client relationship. We cannot help you beyond the information provided below if… read more
Brian Editor | June 28, 2019 | Personal Injury \ Texas Laws
Offensive Odors, Loud Noises, and Dust Everywhere – What Happens When Industry is Built in Your Backyard
Most homeowners, who are looking to buy a home, tend to want a home in a quiet neighborhood. They want a neighborhood where their family can throw a barbecue in the backyard and invite over some neighbors. Homeowners want a neighborhood where they won’t be… read more
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 1, 2019 | Texas Laws
New Texas Laws for 2019
Several new laws go into effect in Texas in 2019, and all Texas residents should be aware of these changes. The demographics and social climate of Texas are also changing rapidly, and many analysts predict a population boom in the coming years that will affect… read more
Brian White | December 16, 2018 | Auto Accidents \ Texas Laws
Texas Tries to Remove Crash Points on SH 71 by Removing Traffic Lights
State Highway (SH) 71 is one of the most dangerous roadways in the region. Traffic accident statistics for 2018 through Vision Zero show several deaths on SH 71 in the last year alone. Improving safety for drivers on SH 71 may take reworking the road’s… read more
Brian White | July 12, 2018 | Texas Laws
What is a Class C Misdemeanor in Texas?
NOTE: This article is for informational purposes only. We only handle cases involving accidents and injuries. Criminal actions fall into many different classifications under Texas law. In general, two main types of crimes exist: felonies and misdemeanors. Misdemeanors are the less serious of the two… read more
Brian White | July 9, 2018 | Texas Laws
What If I File a False Police Report?
If you believe that someone else is legally responsible for your injuries, it’s natural to want to hold them accountable. On the other hand, there are right and wrong ways of doing this. Filing a false police report can not only harm the viability of… read more
Brian White | February 21, 2018 | Texas Laws
What Is The Statute of Limitations on Texas Car Accidents?
A “statute of limitations” is the legal term for a deadline for bringing a claim. Courts around the country enforce statutes of limitations to prevent claimants from waiting too long to file. Setting a maximum time to take legal action after an event occurs helps… read more
Brian White | January 4, 2018 | Texas Laws
Texas Statutes of Limitations
All legal proceedings face restrictions – a statute of limitations – on how long after the incident a claim or prosecution may occur. In Texas, the law divides these limitations into two categories, civil and criminal. Here is what you need to know about a… read more
Brian White | November 28, 2017 | Texas Laws
What Is Texas’ Open Container Law In Cars?
You most likely know that it is illegal to drive while intoxicated in the State of Texas. “Intoxication” legally occurs when the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level of the driver is at or above 0.08%. Did you know that you could get in trouble for… read more