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 ...
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 ...
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 ...