Personal Injury Blog
How to Take Part in a Class Action Lawsuit
Brian White | February 26, 2016 | Court, legal professional
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 class action. In reality, if a class action is approved… read more
Can Professional Athletes Sue Other Athletes/Teams for Injuries?
Brian White | February 18, 2016 | Houston Personal Injury Attorney
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 damages. The NFL’s Precedent This is a major issue currently… read more
Can a Parent Face Charges if His or Her Child is a Bully in Texas?
Brian White | February 4, 2016 | Houston Personal Injury Attorney, safety
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, and new resources and legal actions have surfaced. If your… read more
How Much Can Hospital Transportation Cost You in Houston, TX?
Brian White | January 21, 2016 | Houston Personal Injury Attorney
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 common for insurance companies to deny coverage for ambulance or… read more
How to Recognize and Report Police Misconduct in Houston
Brian White | January 19, 2016 | Houston Personal Injury Attorney, safety
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 just as we believed when we were children. Police are… read more
Can I Sue for “Botched” Plastic Surgery?
Brian White | January 10, 2016 | Medical Malpractice
Did you know up to 20% of people who get cosmetic surgery are disappointed with the results? Whether or not that’s the result of a botched surgery or because the patient’s perception is unclear, it still leaves many people unhappy with the thousands they’ve spent. If you feel the surgery was done incorrectly, you might… read more
Keep an Eye Out for These 5 Christmas Decorating Hazards
Brian White | November 25, 2015 | Dangerous Products, Houston Personal Injury Attorney, safety
Christmas is a time to spend with family, trim the tree, drink egg nog, and indulge in merriment until the New Year. More than 80% of Americans deck their halls as part of holiday celebrations. While Christmas can be a season unmatched in its joy, it’s also a season rife with accidents. ER visits spike… read more
These 10 Everyday Objects are More Dangerous Than You Think
Brian White | November 18, 2015 | Dangerous Products, Houston Personal Injury Attorney, safety
We all have things that make us squirm; it’s spiders for some and the idea of being trapped in an elevator or falling off a cliff for others. While the likelihood of actually sustaining a deadly bite from a spider or plunging to our doom is fairly low, it’s still enough to make us shiver…. read more
Why You Should Ban a Selfie Stick at Your Business (And Others Who Have)
Brian White | November 14, 2015 | safety
Sigmund Freud was among the first to posit that narcissism was an innate human trait, one that has allowed us to evolve into beings capable of higher reasoning. However, he also cautioned that if our narcissism levels become too high, they become a liability, both to ourselves and those around us. Though Freud is about… read more
Death by Narcissism? 10 Selfie Stick Accidents
Brian White | November 7, 2015 | Houston Personal Injury Attorney, safety
Once hailed as a tourist prop, selfie sticks are gaining popularity despite their slightly absurd nature. Though these devices seem innocuous enough, the Huffington Post recently reported selfie sticks have killed more people than shark attacks in the past year (though both occurrences are fairly rare). Like cell phones, these cause accidents through distraction. But… read more