What to Do If You Hit a Dog With Your Car
Posted in Ask An Attorney, Car Accident on November 20, 2019
Hitting a dog with your car is an unfortunate situation for all parties involved. You may have to contend with vehicle damage and legal obligations, while the dog may suffer serious injuries. Knowing what to do if you hit a dog with your car in ...
Driving Without Insurance in Texas
Posted in Ask An Attorney, Car Accident, Texas Laws on October 30, 2019
Carrying auto insurance is one of your main responsibilities as a driver in Texas. Legally, you cannot get behind the wheel of a vehicle until you have purchased adequate car insurance. Insurance requirements protect all roadway users in case of car accidents. After a collision ...
Texas Motorcycle Laws 2019
Posted in Texas Laws on October 24, 2019
Every year, motorcyclists lose their lives in preventable traffic accidents in Texas. Negligent and careless motor vehicle drivers cause many of these accidents by infringing upon motorcyclists’ rights to the road. In other cases, a motorcyclist may break a law and increase his or her ...
Is Texas a No-Fault State?
Posted in Ask An Attorney, Car Accident on October 16, 2019
After a car accident in Texas, you may wonder who is responsible for paying your damages. Whether you caused the accident or not, it is important to know how the insurance system works in your state. Like most of the 50 states, Texas uses a ...
Gun Laws in Texas 2019
Posted in Texas Laws on October 4, 2019
Texas lawmakers support the Second Amendment: the right to keep and bear arms. Historically, Texas has been a very gun-friendly state, with some of the most relaxed firearm purchase and carry laws in the country. The gun-rights trend continues in 2019, as a new law ...
Texas Legalizes Hemp, Is Marijuana Legal Now?
Posted in In the News, Texas Laws on September 27, 2019
Texas has historically been one of the states most stringently against the legalization of marijuana. Neither recreational nor medical marijuana is legal in the state of Texas. Texas shares the federal government’s view of classifying marijuana as a Schedule 1 substance with a high potential ...
Dangers of Vaping
Posted in In the News, Personal Injury, Product Liability on September 17, 2019
Inhaling vapors that contain nicotine and other chemicals, or vaping, has become a popular alternative to tobacco smoking in the U.S. More than nine million adults used e-cigarettes or vape devices in America as of 2014, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
Is Lane Splitting Legal in Texas?
Posted in Ask An Attorney, Texas Laws on September 9, 2019
Lane splitting is a controversial motorcycling technique in which a motorcyclist rides on the line between two lanes of same-direction traffic on a highway with two or more lanes moving in the same direction. Arguments for lane splitting believe it can reduce traffic congestion and ...
The Risks of Elderly Drivers on the Road
Posted in Car Accident, Personal Injury on August 29, 2019
The driving privilege is one of the most difficult things to give up as a senior citizen. Driving can help a senior retain his or her independence. Yet driving when it is unsafe to do so could lead to a more disastrous outcome than a ...
Texas Ignition Interlock Device Laws
Posted in Ask An Attorney on August 13, 2019
Texas has strict driving while intoxicated (DWI) laws. The definition of DWI is driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level of 0.08% or higher. A driver could also receive a DWI charge for driving under the influence of drugs. The penalties for a DWI ...