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 ...
How to File a Personal Injury Lawsuit
Posted in Ask An Attorney, Personal Injury on July 30, 2019
If you suffered a serious personal injury due to the actions of a negligent party, you could have the right to a file civil lawsuit in San Antonio. Pursuing a civil claim against the at-fault party could end in financial recovery for the full amount ...
Electric Scooter Laws and Regulations in San Antonio
Posted in In the News, Personal Injury on July 25, 2019
Electric scooters are the latest craze sweeping the streets and sidewalks of San Antonio. Rentable electric scooters from Lime, Bird and the local brand Blue Duck Scooters cost just $1 to start. Thousands of rentable electric scooters have entered the state in the last couple ...
What is the Average Settlement for a Car Accident?
Posted in Ask An Attorney, Car Accident on July 23, 2019
A car accident can blindside victims. Most people do not have the funds readily available to pay for expensive medical bills, property repairs and missed wages. Instead, they rely on insurance companies to provide coverage for these accident-related losses. If you were recently in a ...
Steps to Take After a Car Accident
Posted in Ask An Attorney, Car Accident, Personal Injury on July 19, 2019
Texas is full of dangerous drivers. Every day, hundreds of negligent and careless drivers get behind the wheel. These drivers could make mistakes that permanently change others’ lives. More than 17,500 Texans suffered serious injuries in car accidents in 2017, according to the Texas Department ...
Top 11 Causes of Car Accidents
Posted in Car Accident, Personal Injury on June 10, 2016
At the Law Offices of Maloney & Campolo we are committed to our clients safety. Auto accidents are one of the most common accidents Americans are involved in. Read about some common causes of car accidents and what you can do to prevent them. If ...