Month: March 2016

  Outdoor exercise holds a subtle danger—music. Although many outdoor exercise enthusiasts get motivation from music, they may not realize that the same music may prevent them from avoiding a preventable collision with a car or another pedestrian. Music wired through headphones prevents a pedestrian’s ability to hear cues that indicate danger, such as sirens, […]

  Daycare death prompts investigation The death of a 3-month-old baby in a Fort Bend daycare last week resulted in authorities launching an inquiry into the matter.  According to the Missouri City Police Department, they responded to the 800 block of Turtle Creek Drive in Missouri City last Tuesday after reports of a medical emergency.  […]

  DWI head-on collision leaves one dead, three injured An alleged drunk driver caused a head-on collision killing a woman and injuring three others Sunday night in north Harris County. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office indicated the suspected intoxicated driver was travelling eastbound in a Nissan Frontier in the 1000 block of West Mount Houston […]

A vehicle accident lawyer has one goal for their clients – to get them the compensation they are owed as a result of their injuries and suffering. Car crashes represent a major source of injuries, as many people are constantly acting recklessly behind the wheel. This includes speeding out of control, running traffic lights, making […]

A personal injury case is often the only option a victim has when they have been hurt by another party’s negligence. A vehicle accident, a defective product, a poorly maintained workplace – these can all leave victims in terrible shape, and take away their ability to work, or even just take care of themselves. A […]

  Car crash kills pedestrian A vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian early Sunday morning in northwest Houston. Harris County Sheriff’s Department responded to the 9100 block of North Highway 6 where a Honda Civic man struck a man attempting to cross.  The man died at the scene of the incident. Fatal Crash on Hwy […]

  One child dead, one baby injured in weekend car crash They say an accident can happen to anyone at any time here in Houston.  A serious car accident claimed the life of Brian Esparza, a 10-year-old, and seriously injured a 7-month-old baby Saturday evening during a family outing.  Authorities responded to the 2800 block […]

  Man dead in 18-wheeler collision A big-rig crash claimed the life of a man Friday morning in northwest Houston. The Houston Police Department responded to the 5000 block of Dacoma Street and Hempstead Road after reports of a severe crash.  The driver of the 18-wheeler was traveling down Dacoma Street while a man driving […]

  Spring break means swimming in the minds of many young children. Parents should be on high alert when supervising children in pools this early in the swim season. If you are taking a spring vacation to any destination with a pool or open water, instruct your children on the following safety points: Buddy up—never […]

  The spring weather is great for outdoor exercise. The roads are now filled with runners, bicyclists, and the like. With the increase in outdoor exercise also comes an increase for the likelihood of an auto-pedestrian accident. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were 476 pedestrian fatalities and 50 bicyclist fatalities […]

  According to recent National Highway Transportation Safety Association (NHTSA) data, child restraints really do save lives. In 2014 alone, 2,355 children age 5 and above died in car crashes. Of these 2,355 children, 56% were known to be restrained. The NHTSA estimates that 1,694 lives were saved due to seat belt usage, and a […]

If someone is hurt by defective products, then the law might be able to help them recover compensation for their injuries and any expenses related to the incident. When companies don’t thoroughly test their goods before putting them on the market, they are effectively testing them on consumers. This is unfortunately common, as businesses that […]

Are offshore injury lawyers truly necessary following an accident aboard an oil rig? The answer is yes. Not only are they needed, they will be instrumental in proving the employer’s negligence and maximizing the compensation the employee and/or their family receives. From drill ships and platform rigs to inland barges and semisubmersibles, those working in […]

Anyone exposed to asbestos that has developed cancer should consider consulting with a mesothelioma attorney. Depending on the situation, compensation may be available. Compensation covers a variety of issues such as medical expenses, pain and suffering, and loss of income. The best thing is to contact a law firm with experience in these matters and […]

  Many schools are closing their doors for spring break. Because of this, it is a common time for families take a vacation. This means more traffic on the road and more long distance travel. Before taking off for the week, take time to have your vehicle maintained. A little extra time spent at the […]

  In Texas, many insurance companies offer motorcycle insurance. This coverage specifically applies to any property damage or bodily injury arising from a crash involving the motorcycle listed in the policy. However, many motorcycle owners own another vehicle, as well. Owning both a motorcycle and another vehicle presents interesting questions of insurance coverage. If you […]

When it comes to a products liability, an attorney can provide the needed advice on how to proceed with a claim, and how to steer it through the legal process. These are some of the most common cases in the legal field, as nearly anything can cause harm if it is not tested properly prior […]

  Houston is filled with freeways and feeder roads that allow traffic to flow in one direction only. Downtown is made up of intertwined one-way streets that are difficult to navigate if you do not frequent the downtown area. Car crashes often occur on one-way streets when a driver who is not familiar with the […]

The risk of a fire accident is constant in many work settings, and it can cause some of the worst injuries imaginable, leaving victims affected for life. These disasters are often the result of an explosion, which are often caused by major safety failures on the part of an employer or other party. In general, […]

Whenever an individual or group suffers direct harm due to an unfortunate event, it is most likely under the scope of personal injury law. Everyone has rights, but it can be a daunting and seemingly overwhelming task to take on large corporations, institutions, or even cities after undergoing a traumatic event. And while there are […]