Personal Injury Blog

Houston Takes Steps Toward Improving Dangerous Bike Intersections

While bicycling offers many benefits, it’s not without risks. In car accidents, a bicyclist has much less protection than those inside the car – which can lead to devastating injuries. On Bike to Work Day in May 2018, Mayor Turner instructed BikeHouston to work with the city to improve bicyclist safety. This was in response… read more

Announcing the 2018 Attorney Brian White and Associates Undergraduate Scholarship Winner

We are pleased to announce the recipient of the 2018 Attorney Brian White and Associates Undergraduate Scholarship — Wendy Garcia, who attends Texas A&M University. Wendy is a double major in International Studies and Spanish. She is on track to graduate from Texas A&M University in 2021. This was not an easy decision as we… read more

Is My Company Liable for Passenger Injuries Sustained in Car Accidents On the Job?

Accidents that happen on the job in Texas abide by different rules and systems than non-work related accidents. Liability, a victim’s legal options, and how much compensation employees can receive, all differ from the typical rules when the crash happened at work. One example of the differences between work vs. non-work related accidents is in… read more

Non-Subscriber Work Injuries: Target

If you sustain an injury while working at a Target in Texas, your workers’ compensation claim process will be unique from many other employers. Target is a non-subscriber, meaning it does not subscribe to the statewide workers’ compensation program. Instead, it has chosen an option that’s only available in the state of Texas – creating… read more

Non-Subscriber Work Injuries: Lowe’s

Lowe’s does not subscribe to the Texas state workers’ compensation system. Texas is the only state in the country that gives employers this option. This does not mean, however, that you’re unprotected in the event of an accident. It means that Lowe’s has chosen to sign up for its own workers’ compensation policy, according to… read more

Non-Subscriber Work Injuries: Walmart

In Texas, a workers’ compensation “non-subscriber” is a company that has opted out of the statewide workers’ compensation program. Instead, the company has decided to cover its employees using a customized insurance plan, where it has the power to make most of the rules. Texas is the only state in America that offers a non-subscriber… read more

Non-Subscriber Work Injuries: Home Depot

Home Depot is a workers’ compensation non-subscriber. That means the company has elected to select its own workers’ compensation insurance company and policy rather than signing up for the state-offered workers’ compensation system. Texas is the only state that allows non-subscription. If you suffered an injury while working at Home Depot in Houston, your workers’… read more

Non-Subscriber Work Injuries: Costco

If you suffer an injury while working at Costco, you might assume the company will cover your damages through a workers’ compensation claim. Unfortunately, in the state of Texas, you might be wrong. Texas is the only state in the country that makes carrying workers’ compensation insurance optional. Your employer might carry a non-subscriber insurance… read more

Can I Sue My Employer If I Signed an Arbitration Agreement?

Arbitration clauses are a common part of employment agreements in Texas. If you signed paperwork when you took a new job, there is a chance you unknowingly accepted an arbitration agreement. You might have given up your right to take your employer to court for issues such as discrimination, wage disputes, and wrongful termination. This… read more

Shark Trucking Co. Accidents

Shark Trucking is a commercial trucking company based in Houston that provides services for port and local transport. It also has several trucks capable of handling oversize materials that require both length and weight accommodations. With transportation available for port needs, Shark Trucking adds another company of trucks to the already-busy Houston area, bringing along… read more