Houston Personal Injury Blog

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

Alcohol Related Crashes by Hour and Day of the Week in Texas

When do the most alcohol involved crashes occur in Texas? We decided to visualize the data that was reported to the Texas DOT for the most recent year on file, 2017 (2018 data has not yet been completed yet). As the chart above (and table below) shows, the hour between 2am and 3am has the… read more


¿Sabías que en Texas, alguien es herido o muere en un accidente relacionado con el alcohol cada 20 minutos? Houston ha visto más accidentes fatales relacionados con drogas y alcohol en los últimos 16 años que cualquier otra gran área metropolitana. Los abogados de Brian White y Asociados quieren que llegues a casa a salvo… read more

Are Big Rigs Allowed to Be Parked on the Shoulder of a Highway in Houston?

Commercial trucks, or big rigs, get into collisions with passenger vehicles in the U.S. every day. Part of what causes 18-wheeler accidents is truck drivers breaking federal and state roadway rules. In 2016, 4,213 big rigs were involved in fatal accidents throughout the country.  Parking on the shoulder of a highway is an example of something… read more