Hoverboard Injuries

The puns are coming hot and fast with the latest and hottest Christmas gift. Hoverboards across the nation have sparked a number of fires and were banned by a number of airlines for their volatile tendencies. Hoverboards have been blamed for house fires in Louisiana, New York, and Los Angeles as well as in a […]

Black Friday Fights and Premise Liability

It is a sad reflection of our society that we cannot even go Christmas shopping without worrying about random violence breaking out at retail locations and causing harm to you or a loved one. The day after Thanksgiving is commonly called Black Friday and is a common day for fights to erupt. Even a police […]

Legal Issues With the Police

When police investigate a potential crime they often briefly detain and question suspects, witnesses, and others. Sometimes it happens that the people who are detained are injured while in police custody. If an injury occurs as a result of simple negligence, say by slipping on ice, for example, the injured individual may not be able […]

Waiver of Liability

Common Legal Device by Business Rock climbing walls and ropes obstacle courses are becoming more and more popular. At the same time, many business owners are becoming legally savvy with their use and requirement of release of liability waivers. A waiver will allow a business to waive common negligence and have the invitee assume the […]

Federal Proposal to Increase Tractor Trailer Length

Bipartisan Proposal and Opposition A recent bipartisan proposal pending on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. would allow for the increase in length of tractor trailers carried in dual loads. Currently, the maximum allowable length is 28 feet, but the proposal would allow for each trailer to be 33 feet in length. If the legislation passes, […]

Bus Accidents and The Texas Tort Claims Act

On September 15, 2015 a Houston Independent School District school bus bound for Furr High School flipped over a guardrail on I-610 and crashed to the road below. Two students died in the incident, with one pronounced dead at the scene and the other pronounced dead at the hospital. It appears as if another vehicle […]

Major Recall of Emergency Epipen Injectors

Anaphylactic shock is your body’s reaction to foods or other substances that you are allergic too. It can be fatal. Depending on the person and substance, the reaction can develop literally in seconds and a medical response should be immediate. Waiting for an ambulance to arrive may be too long. Epipens are designed for these […]

Drones Falling From Sky

The news has been active lately regarding the various dangers of drone crashes. A search of just a limited topic such as “drone crash wedding” on YouTube renders 52,400 results. Just last year, a fairly well reported drone crash occurred in Arlington, Texas, at the AT&T stadium. Fortunately, no crowds were present and no one […]

Skype Hearings For Lawyers

As technology continues to evolve, so must the law. And as the law evolves so must the lawyer. Today, I conducted a minor settlement hearing without a minor…thanks to Skype. Background When a minor is injured due to the negligence of another, the legal process does not recognize a minor’s right to sue. A minor […]

Four Killed in Alleged Drag Racing Crash in Edinburg, Texas

On September 25, 2015 two cars were involved in a traffic accident that left four dead. Witnesses allege that the drivers of the cars involved in the fatal crash seemed to be drag racing. Police report that one of the two cars hit the back of an eighteen wheeler. It is suspected that alcohol may […]

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