Do You Need a Boating License in Texas?
Posted in Texas Laws on October 5, 2022
A boating license is a requirement for anyone in Texas who wishes to operate a certain type of vessel and was born on or after September 1, 1993. If you were born after this date, you must obtain the correct type of license before taking ...
Move Over Laws in Texas
Posted in Texas Laws on January 25, 2022
There are hundreds of state and federal roadway laws in place to help prevent traffic accidents. As a motor vehicle driver in Texas, it is your responsibility to know and obey all of the laws that apply to you. In Texas, this includes the Move ...
School Bus Laws in Texas
Posted in Texas Laws on January 11, 2022
Every day, thousands of school buses operate on Texas’ roads. School bus drivers do their best to protect students, but many motor vehicle drivers still put students at risk. While there are school bus laws in Texas that dictate when a driver must stop, many ...
Who Is at Fault in a Lane Change Accident?
Posted in Car Accident, Texas Laws on March 27, 2020
Lane change accidents commonly cause injuries such as broken bones, whiplash, lacerations and traumatic brain injuries. Making a lane change requires due care, attention to the road and compliance with all relevant traffic laws. Every driver has a duty to make reasonably safe lane changes. ...
Seat Belt Use and Car Accidents
Posted in Car Accident, Texas Laws on March 6, 2020
Car accidents take lives in Texas every day. In 2017 alone, one person died every 2 hours and 21 minutes in a car accident, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. You can significantly reduce your odds of a critical injury in an auto accident ...
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 ...
Are You Eligible for Workers Compensation in Texas?
Posted in Texas Laws, Workers Compensation on January 2, 2020
Workers’ compensation could provide crucial income for you and your family if you suffer a serious injury on the job. Workers’ compensation is a no-fault system that offers employees financial benefits for occupational illnesses and injuries. If you qualify for workers’ compensation after a workplace ...
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
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 ...
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 ...