Personal Injury Blog
What Size Fire Extinguisher Do I Need for My Truck?
Brian White | May 23, 2016 | Houston Personal Injury Attorney, Truck Accidents
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 requirements. So just what is required of truckers transporting dangerous… read more
Can I Press Assault Charges if My Child Was Beat Up at School in Houston, TX?
Brian White | May 11, 2016 | Houston Personal Injury Attorney, safety
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 legal advice and does not create an attorney/client relationship. As… read more
What You Need to Know About Sloth Ownership in Texas
Brian White | May 23, 2016 | Texas Laws
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 own exotic animals like sloths and bears in our state?… read more
San Jacinto River: Body Found after Tug Boat Overturns
Brian White | April 20, 2016 | Maritime Law
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 shows the tugboat capsizing while working with a barge has… read more
How Dangerous are Lifted Trucks? What are the Lift Laws in Texas?
Brian White | April 12, 2016 | Houston Personal Injury Attorney, Truck Accidents
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 trucks” present a health hazard to other drivers on the… read more
Why Do Personal Injury Lawyers have a Bad Reputation?
Brian White | April 12, 2016 | Houston Personal Injury Attorney
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 a bad rap? One Bad Apple Spoils the Bushel You’ll… read more
4 Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring a Lawyer for Your Houston Car Accident Case
Brian White | April 12, 2016 | Auto Accidents, Court, Houston Personal Injury Attorney
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 firm. When it comes to hiring a legal team to… read more
Is it Legal to Own a Pet Tiger in Texas?
Brian White | March 9, 2016 | Houston Personal Injury Attorney, safety
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 and bears, for example. Is owning such animals legal? The… read more
Why Hoverboards are Dangerous and the Lawsuits Surrounding Them
Brian White | March 6, 2016 | Houston Personal Injury Attorney, Product Defects, safety
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 season. The handheld segues flew off mall shelves all over… read more
Dangers Associated with Taking Public Transportation
Brian White | March 1, 2016 | Houston Personal Injury Attorney
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 like subways, buses, and trains. Public Transportation Crashes Just like… read more