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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. that makes it illegal to drive barefoot. There is also… read more

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

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 coverage. You must also be employed by a company that… 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 take next to help compensate you and pay for your… 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. Despite the fact that the 2017 reported data was captured… 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 us have become complacent. We have become used to the… 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 the distance. You think nothing of it, so you continue… 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 ecosystem. This has, in turn, affected many of the shrimpers… 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 at ease. You trust what your surgeon is telling you,… read more