Brian White | March 6, 2017 | Auto Accidents \ Personal Injury
Is Personal Injury Protection Insurance a Worthwhile Investment in Texas?
In Texas, current insurance laws only require drivers to maintain valid liability insurance to cover $30,000 for injured individuals up to $60,000 per accident as well as $25,000 in coverage for property damage per accident. While personal injury protection (PIP) insurance is not mandatory in… read more
Brian White | March 1, 2017 | Dangerous Products \ Personal Injury
Cell Phone Injuries: Distractions, Defective and Dangerous
The cell-phone is a source of information, communication, and constant connectivity – but it’s also created a significant hazard to users all over the world. Aside from the staggering rates of cell-phone-related car accidents, there is a rising problem with injuries from cell-phone use while… read more
Brian White | January 25, 2017 | product defects
Recent Product Recalls and What to Do if You Have a Recalled Product
Product manufacturers bear a great responsibility to the safety of consumers. Manufacturing techniques and the finished product must adhere to strict industry rules and regulations to ensure they are safe for the general public and their intended consumers. Unfortunately, mistakes happen and defective or dangerous… read more
Brian White | January 25, 2017 | Auto Accidents \ Personal Injury \ safety
Common Road Hazards and How to Avoid an Accident
Road hazards are unpredictable and difficult to detect until it is too late. Hundreds of accidents happen in Texas every year due to damaged and poorly maintained roads. Road hazards often result from improper upkeep from roadway crews and the government bodies in charge of… read more
Brian White | December 14, 2016 | Auto Accidents \ Personal Injury \ safety \ Truck Accidents
Texas Amazon Flex Delivery Accidents
The rise of Uber and Lyft created options that consumers never had before. Hailing a cab and overpaying for it is no longer necessary. As the practice is becoming more popular and widespread, the ridesharing companies have fine tuned their business practices in an effort… read more
Brian White | December 14, 2016 | Auto Accidents \ Personal Injury \ Truck Accidents
Involved In A Car Accident And Other Driver Has No Insurance?
Getting into a car accident is bad enough, but to make it worse you’ve found that the other driver has no or minuscule insurance. They could have also just driven away, as a hit-and-run is quite common if the person who hit you has no… read more
Brian White | December 13, 2016 | Auto Accidents
What is the Minimum Amount of Auto Insurance Coverage Required in Texas?
It has been a national requirement to have auto insurance in some form for nearly 100 years. States have the autonomy to decide what the minimum requirements will be, along with any other insurance laws. Texas’ car insurance regulations are indeed different from its neighboring… read more
Brian White | November 17, 2016 | Auto Accidents \ Personal Injury \ safety
How Apps like Snapchat are Causing Dangerous Distracted Driving
Texas is a big state. The vast highways throughout the state encourage long road trips to explore the state. For decades, Texans have taken to the highways on vacation to explore every inch of the state – from Big Bend to Amarillo. Unfortunately, the increasing… read more
Brian White | November 17, 2016 | safety
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… read more
Brian White | November 17, 2016 | Auto Accidents
Can I sue a mechanic / Auto repair shop for negligence?
DISCLAIMER: Our law firm does not handle these types of cases. As we exclusively handle personal injury cases, we can only help if you have been injured in an accident. The content in this blog post (“post”) is meant for general informational purposes only. Information… read more
Brian White | October 12, 2016 | safety
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… read more
Brian White | October 12, 2016 | Truck Accidents
Who Is At Fault In Big Rig Accidents?
Truck accidents can be catastrophic. Victims who sustain injuries can face long-term consequences. Commercial trucks are heavier than personal cars and trucks, and they often carry hazardous materials. According to data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, there were nearly 3,500 fatal truck accidents… read more
Brian White | October 12, 2016 | Dangerous Products
Famous Product Liability Cases
Each year, it seems that certain products make headlines – but for the wrong reasons. Last holiday season, trendy hoverboards caught fire in mall kiosks and family homes, endangering children. And this year, Samsung recalled its Galaxy Note 7s and halted the manufacture of them… read more
Brian White | August 19, 2016 | Auto Accidents
What Can I Do If the Other Driver in an Accident Doesn’t Have Insurance?
Even though Texas requires drivers to carry at least minimum coverage car insurance before getting behind the wheel, hundreds of drivers are on the road without policies. As long as rules of the road are in place, there will always be drivers who break them… read more
Brian White | July 27, 2016 | Auto Accidents
The Most Dangerous Intersections in Texas
What are the most dangerous intersections in Texas? Which city has the greatest number of them? We wanted answers to these questions. So our Houston-based personal injury lawyers worked with data visualization company 1point21 interactive to analyze four years worth of collision data (2012 – 2015) from the Texas Department… read more