Month: April 2016

  Pedestrian killed in north Harris County A male pedestrian is dead after a vehicle struck him early Saturday morning in north Harris County. According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Steven Hyder attempted to cross the northbound service lane in the 20600 block of North Freeway when a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado pick-up driven by […]

  Texas only requires motorists to carry a 30/60 bodily injury liability auto insurance policy. This means that, in the event you are at fault in an auto accident involving a car full of people, any one person can only recover a maximum of $30,000, and all persons involved can only recover a maximum of […]

When someone is the victim of an accident or has experienced personal harm due to negligence, a Texas injury lawyer will help redress the case and seek compensation for damages, hospital bills, and time away from work. Engaging the services of an attorney is the best way to proceed if there is a legitimate claim. […]

  During the week of April 18, 2016, Houston—once again—saw overwhelming rainfall. Many areas experienced rainfall that rivaled current records. Eight people lost their lives. Over recent years, it has become an annual event for Houston to flood to overwhelming levels, leaving people trapped in cars and homes. Although many experts are attributing recent flooding […]

Deadly pedestrian collision in SW Houston A male pedestrian is dead after a hit-and-run accident during the early morning hours of Sunday in southwest Houston. According to the Houston Police Department, a man was walking in the middle of the road in the 3800 block of Hillcroft when an Acura RSS struck the man.  The […]

Fatal head-on collision near Tomball A severe frontal conclusion killed one person while injuring five others Saturday afternoon in north Harris County. According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, a female traveling westbound in the 9400 block of Hufsmith Kuykendahl Road in a Chevrolet Cruze failed to maintain a single lane of traffic veering into […]

Fatal motorcycle crash in West Houston A motorcyclist is dead after ramming an SUV Thursday in west Houston. According to several eyewitnesses, a motorcycle rider on a 2003 Harley Davidson was weaving in and out of traffic on the Grand Parkway near Clay Road when he struck the rear of a Dodge Journey SUV.  The […]

  Polaris has issued a recall for the RZR recreational off-highway vehicle (ROV). This recall affects model years 2013-2016 RZR 900 and RZR 1000 ROVs. These ROVs were recalled after more than 160 consumers reported fires involving the recalled RZRs. At the time the recall was issued, 19 injuries, including multiple burn injuries, had been […]

Knowing when to call an 18 wheeler accident lawyer in Houston is extremely important. Houston is a city with a lot of roadways and, subsequently, a lot of semi-trailer trucks (also known as tractor trailers, 18 wheelers, or big rigs). Unfortunately, a lot of huge trucks on the roads means a lot of auto accidents […]

Although lung cancer and mesothelioma share a lot of the same characteristics, and are both deadly diseases that require extensive medical treatment, they are caused by different factors and progress in different ways. It can be difficult, if not impossible, to pinpoint the cause of a tumor, especially when it takes decades to detect them […]

When a driver is involved in a vehicle crash, it may be necessary for them to seek an accident attorney that handles auto cases. TX, like most states, sees many injury claims resulting from vehicle crashes, and as a result, there is plenty of prior-case law that guides these claims. Aside from some rare exceptions, […]

The last thing most people think of when getting hurt is to having to contact a Houston personal injury attorney. However, accidents happen that are sometimes beyond our control. When a person suffers injury due to negligence by an individual or a business, and the insurance companies involved try to avoid liability, it becomes necessary […]

Companies that produce consumer products assume liability in the event that their goods cause injury, but even though businesses face several legal and financial penalties if they release a defective item to the public, it still happens regularly. In fact, there are safety recalls every week regarding consumer and medical products, and while many of […]

Driver dies after vehicle engulfed in flames On Sunday, March 20, a man lost control of his 2004 Pontiac Grand Am while traveling northbound on the 16700 block of Ella Boulevard veering off the roadway striking a tree.  Upon impact, the vehicle caught fire severely burning the male driver. Emergency personnel transported the driver to […]

A brain injury attorney in Houston has to be able to provide long-term guidance as well as legal assistance in the short-term. Traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, are often unpredictable and can leave people with chronic pain, cognitive deficiencies, or behavioral changes. In severe cases, these complications are permanent and may only be controlled with […]

A worker on board a commercial vessel who becomes ill or hurt offshore has some recourse when it comes to compensation. It is prudent for anyone injured working of at sea to speak with a lawyer as quickly as possible. Dealing with a firm that is familiar with Maritime Law, and particularly the law known […]

More and more people that have received an IVC, or an inferior vena cava filter, have chosen to consult with an IVC filter injury lawyer. With this type of claim, it is important to consult with an attorney that has knowledge of product liability law. Product liability law can be disconcerting, but an expert will […]

A railroad accident can cause a great deal of damage to all parties involved, which is why legal representation is often considered in the aftermath. These types of incidents can quickly become too complicated for any individual to pursue simply because establishing liability and blame is a nuanced endeavor. What can a victim do to […]

Female hospitalized after hitting light pole A woman lost control of her Mazda MPV van crashing into a light pole in Baytown late Friday evening. Authorities stated the female was traveling eastbound on Bob Smith Street near Kettering Drive when her vehicle skid sideways into the light pole causing it to break in half.  A […]

At the very least, cruise ship accidents can ruin vacations. But at the most, these accidents can ruin lives.  If you or someone you know has been affected by serious injuries due to the negligence of a cruise ship operator or employee, it’s important to consider speaking with an experienced attorney to discuss the options. […]