Houston Personal Injury Blog

What Is the Difference Between Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death?

When medical negligence causes the untimely death of a patient, the surviving family members may mistakenly conflate medical malpractice with wrongful death. Medical malpractice can cause wrongful death, and the process of securing compensation for wrongful death is largely the same for medical malpractice as with any other cause of wrongful death. However, state laws… read more

New Year, New Fitness Safety Tips – 2019 Edition

Every year, millions of Americans make a New Year’s Resolution to get into shape. Most gyms see a massive influx of new members during the early months of each year, while the streets of Houston see more bicyclists, joggers, and pedestrians. Despite the fact that many people are trying to get in better shape, they… read more

Can I Sue My HOA After a Slip & Fall?

Many Americans live in communities governed by Homeowners’ Associations (HOAs). Most HOAs have guidelines that all residents of the community must follow pertaining to house paint colors, driveways, sidewalks, tree trimming, gardening, and property maintenance. For example, an HOA may require all residents to repave their driveways every few years. Some HOAs offer landscaping and… read more

December 2018 Food Recalls in Texas

Many food recalls occurred in Texas during December of 2018, and all Texas residents should be wary of any affected products they may have purchased before retailers removed these products from store shelves. Most product manufacturers will offer refunds, rebates, or other forms of compensation for products affected by a recall, so pay close attention… read more

How Do You Calculate Workers’ Compensation in Texas in 2019?

Unlike most other states, Texas law does not require employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance. However, most employers still opt to carry it to limit their potential liability for on-the-job accidents and injuries. If an employee suffers an injury while working for an employer who carries workers’ compensation insurance, the amount of compensation the employee… read more

Changes Coming to the I-69 and 610 West Loop in Houston, TX

The Houston area sees some of the most severe traffic congestion in all of Texas, and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) recently announced changes to the I-69 and 610 West Loop to alleviate some of this congestion. Drivers in Harris County should know about the coming changes so they can prepare to adjust their… read more

What Can I Do If My Electric Skateboard Catches on Fire?

Some of the most popular gifts for the holiday season of 2018 were electric skateboards – devices that allow skating without needing to push as much as with a standard skateboard. While these devices can be fun, they, unfortunately, display some of the same issues as the electric hoverboards that became popular in recent years:… read more

New Texas Laws for 2019

Several new laws go into effect in Texas in 2019, and all Texas residents should be aware of these changes. The demographics and social climate of Texas are also changing rapidly, and many analysts predict a population boom in the coming years that will affect many areas of life in the Houston area and throughout… read more

Can You Sue An Insurance Company Without A Lawyer?

Purchasing an insurance policy is essentially buying a promise that the insurer will pay for damages in a covered event. The terms of an insurance policy dictate which events qualify for coverage and the insurer’s coverage obligation. Most insurance policies also include various disclaimers and other special clauses that may complicate an insurance claim, but… read more

Can You Hire an Attorney If You Are at Fault For A Car Accident in Houston?

Hiring an attorney after any type of car accident is a good idea, regardless of who was at fault. It may be difficult to prove fault in some accidents when both parties are partially to blame, and an attorney can help navigate complex car accident claims for a party on either side of the table…. read more