How to Prepare for a Car Accident Before It Happens
None of us ever wake up in the morning expecting we will be involved in a car accident. Car accidents are sudden and unexpected. The very idea of being in a car accident is scary and unpleasant. Most people prefer not to even think about the possibility of being in a car accident until they…Read More
What to Do at the Scene of a Houston Car Accident
Car accidents are unexpected and disorienting. One second you are driving along, and the next you are jarred by a sudden impact as you feel your entire body jolt in reaction to the force of several tons of metal colliding with your vehicle. Your body releases adrenaline as your “fight or flight” response kicks in.…Read More
Houston Man Sentenced to 45 Years for Robbery and Murder of Alief Resident
A Houston man was sentenced to 45 years in prison last week after pleading guilty to the murder of Ramon Esquivel, reports CW 39 Houston. This is one more step in closing the book on the senseless crime that took the life of 56-year-old hard-working family man who was robbed, shot, and killed in front…Read More
How Can I Get a Copy of My Houston Car Accident Report?
If you were recently in a car accident in Houston, it is normal to feel overwhelmed by the next steps. Focusing on your recovery is naturally important, but so is collecting evidence for insurance claim purposes. Depending on the nature of the accident, taking legal action may be necessary. Whether you are filing an insurance…Read More
What Is Negligent Hiring?
When a company does not screen its employees properly and one of those workers causes harm, the injured parties can file a negligent hiring claim. Customers, clients, and other employees can also be victims of negligent hiring-related accidents and injuries. Negligent hiring comes in many forms. For example: A retail store hires a security guard,…Read More
TXDOT Wants to Drastically Reduce the Number of Car Accident Fatalities
Since January 2022, there have been 3,374 car accident-related fatalities in Texas. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, or TXDOT, vehicular accident deaths have occurred every day in the state for the past 22 years. As a result, over 79,000 residents have died on Texas highways and streets since November 7, 2000. The people…Read More
The Fifth Amendment Is Different in Civil Cases Than in Criminal Cases
If there is one amendment with which fans of criminal justice shows are familiar, it is the Fifth Amendment. The Fifth Amendment grants defendants several kinds of rights, particularly the right to resist incriminating oneself. What many people do not know is that invoking their Fifth Amendment rights can work differently in civil and criminal…Read More
Whiplash Is One of the Most Common Injuries Resulting from a Car Accident
Whiplash, also known as neck sprain or strain, is a common injury that often results from a car collision from any direction, not just from behind. Even a slow-speed crash can lead to a whiplash injury. Although there are no exact estimates regarding the number of neck injuries in US automobile accidents each year, research…Read More
What Are My Rights When I’m Hurt by a Drunk Driver in Houston?
There is one type of car accident that has been on the rise in Houston: drunk driving accidents. When a driver operates a vehicle while intoxicated, they are increasing the danger to themselves, others in their vehicle, and everyone else around them. The decision to drink and drive can cause a driver to make mistakes…Read More
How Parents Can Ensure Their Daycare Is Safe
Although many Houston parents rely on daycare providers to nurture and care for their children while they work or attend school, many childcare operations are unsafe and even dangerous. According to a 2018 investigation of Texas child care centers conducted by the Austin American-Statesman, more than 3,200 childcare facilities were cited for abusing and neglecting…Read More