Brian White | May 23, 2016 | Personal Injury \ Truck Accidents
What Size Fire Extinguisher Do I Need for My Truck?
Commercial vehicle operators work long hours and provide an invaluable service in transporting our goods across the country. Some truckers haul more dangerous materials than others, receiving a hazardous designation from the department of transportation. These individuals are beholden to stricter rules, including emergency equipment… read more
Brian White | May 11, 2016 | Personal Injury \ safety
Can I Press Assault Charges if My Child Was Beat Up at School?
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 & Associates offers representation for this type of case. Information found in the post does not constitute as formal… read more
Brian White | May 23, 2016 | Texas Laws
What You Need to Know About Sloth Ownership in Texas
Exotic pet ownership is becoming a popular trend here in Texas. If you are looking to go beyond the everyday dog or cat, your options abound: sugar gliders, exotic birds, and even tigers are options here in the Lone Star State. Is it legal to… read more
Brian White | April 20, 2016 | Maritime Law
San Jacinto River: Body Found after Tug Boat Overturns
April 19, 2016, Harris County, TX — The body of a drowned man was recovered by the Harris County Sherrif’s Office Marine Unit in cooperation with the US Coast Guard after a tugboat capsized on the San Jacinto River Tuesday morning. Security video that clearly… read more
Brian White | April 12, 2016 | Personal Injury \ Truck Accidents
How Dangerous are Lifted Trucks? What are the Lift Laws in Texas?
Here in Texas, everything is bigger. We like our steaks rare and our trucks big. Some people take this philosophy to the extreme, installing lifts that would rival the monster trucks we see in the arena. What are Texas lift laws, and do these “monster… read more
Brian White | April 12, 2016 | Personal Injury
Why Do Personal Injury Lawyers have a Bad Reputation?
Maybe it’s the cheesy TV ads, or maybe it’s the portrayal of lawyers in popular media (we also hear that lawyer jokes aren’t the kindest). Whatever the reason, personal injury attorneys aren’t known for their squeaky-clean reputation. So what gives this particular branch of law… read more
Brian White | April 12, 2016 | Auto Accidents \ Court \ Personal Injury
4 Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring a Lawyer for Your Car Accident Case
Even if you pride yourself on being calm under pressure, car accidents are stressful. You’re dealing with insurance companies, medical bills, and emotional trauma from the accident, itself. A lawyer can help make the claims process smoother, but only if you look to the right… read more
Brian White | March 9, 2016 | Personal Injury \ safety
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… read more
Brian White | March 6, 2016 | Personal Injury \ product defects \ safety
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… read more
Brian White | March 1, 2016 | Personal Injury
Dangers Associated with Taking Public Transportation
Utilizing public transportation is an effective way to save money on costs associated with owning a vehicle. As an added bonus, it’s a great way to do your part in helping the environment by reducing your carbon footprint. Unfortunately, dangers lurk in public transportation avenues… read more
Brian White | February 26, 2016 | Court \ legal professional
How to Take Part in a Class Action Lawsuit
The closest many people come to a class action suit is late-night infomercials for the latest prescription drug recalled by the Food and Drug Administration. Though these are usually legitimate, you do not always have to put in the legwork and “sign up” for a… read more
Brian White | February 18, 2016 | Personal Injury
Can Professional Athletes Sue Other Athletes/Teams for Injuries?
Personal injury law is a complex practice that largely hinges on negligence. Though professional athletes engage in a high degree of physical contact, these laws do still apply. In situations where one athlete or an organization’s negligence injures a performer, the victim may seek legal… read more
Brian White | February 4, 2016 | Personal Injury \ safety
Can a Parent Face Charges if His or Her Child is a Bully?
Sadly, bullying is a common problem. Most of us can remember being teased or harassed in school, but with the rise of the internet and cyberbullying, this topic has taken a serious turn. We more clearly understand the effects and causes of this behavior today,… read more
Brian White | January 21, 2016 | Personal Injury
How Much Can Hospital Transportation Cost You?
If you’ve ever been in a serious accident, you know the cost of medical treatment is one of the first things that comes to mind. Health insurance is supposed to cover expenses related to treatment and transportation to the hospital, right? Unfortunately, it’s becoming more… read more
Brian White | January 19, 2016 | Personal Injury \ safety
How to Recognize and Report Police Misconduct in Houston
We’re taught from a young age that police are supposed to protect us and our communities. We grow up respecting local officers, and many of us probably wanted to be one when we grew up. Unfortunately, the world we live in isn’t as protected or… read more