Houston Personal Injury Blog

5 Popular Animals That Are Illegal as Pets in Texas

Wild, exotic, or somewhat unusual animals are popular as pets throughout the United States. Owning these animals can be problematic, however, as they may be dangerous, an endangered species, or an invasive species that could harm nearby ecosystems. As such, Texas law prohibits or regulates keeping certain animals as pets. Pet owners are responsible for… read more

How Many Hours Can a Truck Driver Drive?

Commercial truck drivers are essential to getting goods to market across the country. The large trucks they operate are critical to this mission but have considerable risks.  The National Safety Council reports that although large commercial trucks and tractor-trailers account for only five percent of all registered vehicles in the United States, they account for… read more

How To File a Car Accident Claim With Allstate in Houston

A car accident can upend your life faster than you can even ask yourself what happened. In an injury accident, it’s not only your body that takes a toll. Your finances can take a hit as medical bills mount and lost work time accumulate.  If you have a personal injury claim against Allstate (typically because… read more

Texas Truck Accident Statistics

Texas is a large state with large highways. Travel any one of these highways, and you are bound to see large commercial trucks traveling to and from large metropolitan areas like Dallas and Houston. You might assume that because there are so many trucks on the road, Texas has many truck accidents, but statistics may… read more

Secrets of Accident Claims Against GEICO Revealed

If you’ve been involved in a car accident in Houston, TX, there’s a good chance you’ll have to deal with GEICO. The company is one of the most popular auto insurance companies in the U.S. Most people are familiar with their clever commercials featuring a friendly gecko or caveman and a promise to save you… read more

At What Age Can Kids Sit in the Front Seat of a Car in Texas?

Important safety rules that protect children in cars have evolved over the years in response to accident and safety data. The law reflects this evolution and typically changes to reflect any updates. At one time, there were simply no rules to address the issue of children riding in the front seat.  Today, however, experience, research,… read more

Are Wolf Hybrids Legal in Texas?

Pit bulls, rottweilers, and doberman pinschers often come to mind when people fear dogs. However, wolf hybrids have been proven to be unsafe even when being taken care of by an ideal owner.  Even if owners believe their wolf hybrids are properly domesticated, it is often dangerous to keep these animals on their property.  Dog… read more

Roundup Weed Killer Cancer Lawsuits

Roundup is one of the most commonly used herbicides in the United States. However, the main ingredient in Roundup is glyphosate, which has been linked to an increased risk of developing non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Thousands of individuals have filed Roundup cancer lawsuits seeking compensation for damages they sustained because of exposure to the product. Why Are… read more

Dog Bite Statistics Per Breed

Dogs are kindly nicknamed “man’s best friend” for the love and loyalty they show their owners. However, even man’s best friend can have bad moments and cause harm to others.  There are countless dog breeds, but some tend to be more aggressive and prone to biting than others. It is important to understand the key… read more

If I’m a Pedestrian, Who Pays for My Medical Bills After I Was Hit by a Car in Houston?

Suppose a car hits a pedestrian. Who pays the medical bill for the actions of negligent drivers? Who pays the bill for impaired drivers? If you are hit by a car in Houston, this question is going to become very important to you, and very quickly. When a pedestrian gets hit by a car in… read more