Winter Driving Tips
Posted in Car Accident on December 23, 2019
Driving in the winter can come with unique risks and hazards, such as slush on the pavement and black ice. Depending on the weather conditions where you are driving, you may encounter a snowstorm, sleet or heavy fog. Preparing your vehicle and yourself for a ...
Injuries Caused by Dangerous Toys
Posted in Product Liability on December 16, 2019
Product manufacturers should legally ensure the safety and usability of the toys and products they produce for children. Federal organizations maintain high safety standards for manufacturers of products for kids. When companies ignore these standards or fail to properly safety-test their products before releasing them, ...
Breast Implant Complications
Posted in Product Liability on December 9, 2019
Opting for breast augmentation or reconstruction using implants could come with unexpected risks and serious health concerns. As federal consumer safety organizations such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) learn more about the potential long-term effects of breast implants, they are warning consumers to ...
What To Do If You Witness Police Brutality
Posted in Ask An Attorney, Preserve Your Rights on December 2, 2019
Police brutality is the overuse of force or undue violence by members of law enforcement. While police officers have the right to use force – even deadly force – while performing job-related duties, they must do so according to what is reasonable for the situation. ...
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 ...