Truck Accident

Talking the talk that the Trump Administration is against regulation, in the late summer of 2017, the Department of Transportation (DOT) withdrew a well-intended proposal that would have required truck drivers to be tested for sleep apnea. But irony lies in the fact that in getting rid of this particular “stifling regulation” on the trucking […]

Holiday Safety Tips

With this year’s holiday season right around the corner, we checked with local police and fire officials for their advice on safety. Here’s some of what they told us. Driving and Parking Keep all vehicle doors locked and windows closed while in or out of your car. If you shop at night, park in well-lit […]

Houston Vehicle Accident Lawyer

People died on U.S. highways at an alarming rate in 2016. Traffic fatalities rose 6% that year, according to the National Safety Council (NSC), reaching an estimated 40,200 deaths, compared to 37,000 in 2015. It was the highest single jump in traffic deaths in over 50 years (since 1973-74). But surprisingly, deaths due to distracted […]

Texas Bicycle Crash Lawyer

The National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA) reports that in Houston and Harris County, seven bicycle fatalities occurred each year from 2008 to 2010, followed by 10 cyclist deaths in 2011, and eight in 2012. The statistics for 2013 show a dozen Houston area cyclists were killed, all but one having been hit by another vehicle. […]

Texas Lawyer

The majority of the time, a successful injury claim or lawsuit is paid for by some insurance company. Most often, it’s the company which insures the negligent defendant. Sometimes the funds are paid by your insurer. A very small percentage of compensation comes directly out of the pocket of the negligent defendant. And sometimes the […]

Trick or Treat Safety Tips

This year, Halloween falls on a Tuesday. It’s a notable fact because children usually stay out later that evening, and more drunk drivers are on the roads. Even without that tidbit of scary information, “All Hallows Eve” is already perilous enough. Children wear loose-fitting costumes that are easy to trip over; candles aglow inside pumpkins […]

Texas Work Injury Lawyer

According to CBS News, in 2012 more workers died in Texas (433) than any other state. And the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) says that one in ten construction workers are injured every year; making it one of the most dangerous jobs in the U.S, no matter whose survey you read. But when considering […]

Texas Defective Car Accident Lawyer

As vehicles further embrace technology, software and operating system flaws are already having a profound impact on driver safety, as well as auto industry responses to these dangers. Two recent recalls illustrate this transformation. In June 2017 – only a few weeks after issuing a recall, and only a couple of months after learning of […]

Texas Teen Driver Crash Lawyer

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among U.S. teens. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), six teens ages 16 to 19 die each and every day from motor vehicle accidents. But like car wrecks involving adults, teen motor vehicle crashes are also preventable; and proven strategies can improve the safety […]

Houston Injury & Accident Lawyer

The world of defective products is experiencing profound change. The last week in August, the FDA issued a recall which specifically warned about some elements of 13 different model types of Abbott (formerly St. Jude Medical) Pacemaker systems. It applies to some implantable cardiac pacemakers, including cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemaker (CRT-P) devices, and the insulated […]