Month: January 2016

Many people take to the roads on bicycles, both competitively and leisurely. Unfortunately, many bicyclists think it is safer to ride against the flow of traffic so that drivers can see them pedaling toward their vehicles head on. Although it may be counterintuitive, it is more dangerous to ride against the flow of vehicular traffic! […]

Among friends and family, we often don’t think twice when borrowing a car for a short trip around the block. It is also not uncommon to take turns driving another person’s vehicle on a long trip. These decisions can lead to serious liability issues and create financial exposure should a car crash occur when someone […]

The National Safety Council (NSC) offered the first defensive driving course in 1964. From their experience, the NSC has found defensive driving to decrease car crashes, reduce insurance premiums, and keep drivers safer. Defensive Driving Tips Here are some defensive driving tips to protect yourself from other drivers: Know Your Surroundings—monitor other traffic by checking […]

Texas has the shameful distinction of being the worst in the nation in terms of deaths caused by drunk driving. Some of this is the function of the state’s high population, but not all of it. California, notably, has a higher population than Texas, but 40 percent fewer alcohol-related traffic fatalities. To some extent, the […]

Personal injury law suits are among the most powerful tools in a victim’s arsenal, giving them the ability to fight back against a person or institute they perceive as negligent. A claim can involve everything from vehicle accidents to dog bites to defective drugs, and can provide funds for medical expenses and other damages resulting […]

Because they can cause severe, even fatal injuries, victims of an auto accident often need lawyers in Houston to help facilitate their recovery. The Bayou City is one of the worst cities in the nation in terms of traffic safety, and in 2011, there were approximately 40,000 documented crashes in the city. No other city […]

A Jones Act lawyer regularly handles cases from seamen who work in the area. Whether on a shipping tow heading down the city’s ship channel, or on one of many oil drilling platforms, an attorney can help any seaman or ship worker who is hurt while on the job. And in many cases, a hurt […]

A truck accident lawyer in Houston is almost always managing at least one claim. That’s because the Bayou City is a high activity area for commercial vehicles. With many oil & gas, construction and shipping companies in the area, cargo vehicles are constantly ferrying around materials from one place to another. And with the city’s […]

The best car accident lawyer for a victim is an attorney that brings a combination of experience, attentiveness and organization to a case. In the aftermath of a crash, a victim may not know how to proceed. They may have medical bills piling up without a source of income to offset them. They may be […]

A drunk driving accident in Houston has terrible potential to cause harm, and they often do. Intoxicated motorists have little ability to control their vehicles, so they often hit others while traveling at dangerous speeds or rocketing through an intersection. And the Bayou City has a major problem with this form of reckless negligence, consistently […]