How are Pain and Suffering Calculated?

Accidents can lead to major injuries and property damage. Often, these can lead to lawsuits where someone is seeking to recover compensation for their injuries or damage. In personal injury cases, you may have heard the term “pain and suffering”. This is an amount of… read more

How do Parents Evict their Adult Children?

Your adult child moved back in with you. They said it would be temporary, two years ago. They are still living in your house and they don’t show any signs of preparing to leave. You are ready to have an empty nest and want to… read more

Four Reasons Why a Personal Injury Lawyer Will Not Take Your Case

One of the first steps to filing a claim is finding a lawyer to represent you. However, a personal injury attorney can decide to not represent you even if you have a good case. When you first meet with them, they are interviewing you as… read more

Is It Legal to Drive Barefoot in Texas?

You may have been told by family and friends that it is illegal to drive barefoot in Texas. Surprisingly, this is a myth and there are no state laws that forbid it. Even more shockingly, there are no laws in any state in the U.S…. read more

Can I Get Workers’ Compensation If I Got Coronavirus At Work?

Yes, you may be able to get workers’ compensation if you get coronavirus at work. However, some circumstances may make getting compensation difficult or even impossible. You will need to prove that your injury or illness is work-related. If it is not, you cannot get… read more

When Should I Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

You have been injured in a car wreck. You had to take time off of work and you have mounting medical bills. Should you hire a personal injury lawyer? What if you fall in a store and injured your back? Are there steps you should… read more

Traffic Time

Imagine all the things you could do if you had an extra 2 hours every week. According to a study by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, Houstonians spend 75 hours per year sitting in traffic, and this is only based on congested roads, not accidents…. read more

The Deadliest Roads in Houston 2018

As Houstonians, we are used to the roads we drive on each and every day. We get into our cars, buckle our seatbelts, and head out.  We are always on the go and always in a hurry. However, because of this on-the-go lifestyle, many of… read more

Dog Bites In Texas—Can You Protect Yourself?

It’s the end of a long day at work. Your taking your nightly walk around the block after eating dinner with your family. The sun is setting, and the streetlights are beginning to turn on. As your walking down the sidewalk, you see dog in… read more

Update on the Houston Ship Channel Vessel Collision 2019

It wasn’t that long ago that the Houston Ship Channel closed due a tanker collision. On May 10, 2019, the 755-foot tanker Genesis River collided with a tug boat pushing two barges. This collision caused the release of reformate and other petrochemicals into the Bay’s… read more

Some Things Get Left Behind—Objects Left Inside Of Your Body After Surgery

It’s the big day, the day you go in for surgery. When you arrive at the facility for your surgery, you are called to a room where your surgeon comes to speak with you. Your surgeon explains the process, calms your nerves, and puts you… read more

Failure to Monitor Your Child–What Happens When You’re Away

It’s the early morning of a weekday. You can smell the coffee as you are getting ready for the day ahead. Before heading out the door, you pack your child’s bag for daycare to ensure they have everything they need. As you drive through the… read more

DUI On The Fourth Of July

It’s the Fourth of July Weekend. You are relaxing by the pool with close family and friends. You can smell the barbecue and the aftermath of the fireworks. However, it is now time to go home. You and your family pack-up everything and get in… read more

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

How Long Does a Workers’ Comp Settlement Take?

Filing for workers’ compensation benefits in Texas can be the simplest way to obtain financial reimbursement for your medical expenses and lost wages after a job-related accident. Although Texas law does not require all employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance, most do. If you are… read more