Texas Good Samaritan Law
Posted in Ask An Attorney, Personal Injury, Texas Laws on February 17, 2020
Being a good Samaritan means to help others when given the opportunity – especially strangers during an emergency. In Texas as well as many other states, Good Samaritan Laws protect people who try in good faith to render aid in medical emergencies. Understanding this law ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 in San Antonio
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 ...
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 ...