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Driver Taking BAC test

Though the blood-alcohol content (BAC) level of .08% is a universal standard that legally determines whether someone is too intoxicated to drive, early this year the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine published a report which strongly recommends that all 50 states lower it to .05%. The report, sponsored by the National Highway Traffic […]

Semi Truck on Open Road

The law requiring the use of electronic logging devices (ELDs) on all over-the-road trucks is now in effect. Federal regulators say it will ensure that truckers comply with a federal hours-of-service rule. The mandate limits driving to no more than 11 hours a day within a 14-hour workday. Drivers must then be off duty for […]

We Love Houston

Even if you’re not much of a football fan, we’re sure that you know that Houston is hosting the 51st Big Game on Sunday, February 5. It’s been 13 years since our city 38th Big Game in 2004 and we’ve seen many changes in this short time. Social media will now be the #1 vehicle […]

It may seem like media hype to suggest exploding e-cigarettes are a concern for consumers, but what was once considered an anomaly is now getting the attention it deserves. Millions of Americans use vapor devices as an alternative to smoking, and they do so because they believe that vaping is safer. But there is a […]

Type 2 diabetes is on the rise and becoming a severe problem for more and more Americans. Age, obesity, and lifestyle all contribute to the onset of this disease. This has led drug companies to feverishly compete in creating and delivering medicines for the treatment and relief of this illness. These medications, for the most […]

When most people think about an employee bringing a lawsuit arising out of the course and scope of employment, disputes about wages, overtime, and discrimination come to mind. Recently, DeMeco Ryans sued the Houston Texans over the condition of the turf at NRG Stadium. NFL linebacker DeMeco Ryans tore his Achilles tendon while playing for […]

Blind spots are a liability for any vehicle, but they are particularly troublesome for 18-wheelers. The sight lines around a commercial truck are blocked by long and wide trailers, often putting the driver in an uncomfortable position. Of course, commercial drivers are trained to account for these blind spots, but even if a driver moves […]

  In The Time it Takes to Read This Three Lives May be Saved.As personal injury attorneys, we are confronted with many cases where life is threatened and people are hospitalized. This is no different than for this time of year. Holiday parties are almost a nightly occurrence, and people are out shopping or driving […]

  The 2016 hurricane season has over a month left, and it is certainly not over yet. This has been the deadliest hurricane season since 2005. To date, more than 1,100 lives have been claimed. Take this opportunity to make sure you are prepared for the rest of hurricane season. If you stocked up on […]

  Since tailgating drivers continue to cause many serious accidents and whiplash injuries, we all must learn how to minimize their chances of harming us. While some people purposefully tailgate or “ride your bumper” to express their road rage, others are just highly nervous, distracted, or impatient individuals – determined to get wherever they’re going, […]