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July 10, 2018

How to Avoid Pedestrian Accidents This Summer

Summer is here, which means more and more people are opting to travel by bike or foot than by car. This is not only a great form of exercise, but it also helps out the environment, too. While pedestrian traffic may be on the rise during the summer, unfortunately, this means pedestrian-related accidents are also more common. There are numerous …

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June 29, 2018

Motorcycle Safety Tips   

With summer in full swing, you are probably seeing a lot more motorcyclists on the Texas highways. Not only does riding a motorcycle provide you with a fast and fun way to get from point A to point B, but there’s just something invigorating about letting that fresh air wash over you. That being said, motorcycles come with inherent dangers, …

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June 10, 2018

What is Premises Liability?

Premises liability cases are an aspect of the law that deals with injuries caused by a property owner’s failure to properly maintain his property. One of the most common types of premises liability is slip and fall injuries. In the event an individual or business owner does not warn visitors of hazards or fails to stay on top of the …

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May 25, 2018

Swimming Pool Accidents You Can Avoid

It’s that time of year again – pool season! Summer is a favorite for many, especially those who enjoy spending time swimming and in the water. While swimming pools are a staple in Texas backyards and neighborhoods, it is important you follow proper safety protocol in order to ensure everyone has a safe and enjoyable summer. One of the best …

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May 9, 2018

Summer Road Trip Safety Tips

Summer is right around the corner, which means road trips and vacations for the whole family! Every single summer, millions of Americans decide to hop in the car and take a road trip. For some, this means driving across the state, for others, it means making their way across the country. Regardless of which best describes your summer plans, it …

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April 30, 2018

Should I Accept My Car Accident Settlement?

If you’ve been involved in a car accident and decided to seek compensation for your injuries, you may be wondering when it’s time to accept a settlement from the insurance company. While it can be tempting to take the first offer and walk away from the entire mess, chances are they are offering you a lower amount than you really …

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April 12, 2018

How to Avoid a Truck Accident

Trucking is one of the most dangerous industries in America, for numerous reasons. Every year, approximately 4,000 people die in large truck accidents; 17 percent of which are truck occupants, 66 percent are drivers and passengers of cars, and 16 percent are pedestrians, bicyclists, or motorcyclists. The majority of large truck accidents are preventable, often caused by driver distraction or …

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March 22, 2018

5 Common Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents

So, what exactly is a slip and fall accident? Generally, if someone endures tripping or slipping and falling, which results in an injury while they are on the property of someone else is when a slip and fall case is considered in the making. These cases are especially considered when this accident and injury occurred as a result of the …

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March 9, 2018

Who is held accountable in a pedestrian-vehicle accident?

Generally, a person who is walking across the street has the right of way in that they are the more vulnerable one between the vehicle and themselves. In a typical accident involving a vehicle hitting a pedestrian, the driver is assumed to be more at fault. There are, however, exceptions in some cases, where the pedestrian can be fully or …

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February 19, 2018

Who Do I Sue When I Get Hit By a Truck: The Company or the Driver?

Being involved in an accident of any kind is incredibly stressful, especially if you were hit by a semi-truck. More often than not, accidents involving 18-wheelers and large trucks result in serious, life-changing injuries or even death. This is due to the sheer size and volume of these trucks. If you’ve sustained injuries following an accident with a semi-truck, you …