How to Challenge a Judgment in Texas

When a Judgment is taken against you and you do not want your credit ruined, you have two choices: pay the judgment or fight it.  If you decide to fight the judgment there are four main ways a judgment can be challenged: a motion for new trial, an appeal, a restricted appeal,... Read More >

The Cost of Dog Bites

Dog bites can happen for many reasons. Sometimes the dog is playing and things get a little too rough. Sometimes the dog simply misunderstands someone’s actions or intentions. Sometimes dog bites happen because they have negligent owners. When dogs are neglected, mistreated,... Read More >

18 Wheeler Side-Underride Accident Investigation

Truck Accident Investigation The attorneys at Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. are currently investigating an accident between an 18 wheeler and a Kia that left two dead. The collision occurred on Sunday evening around 10:25 p.m. on October 11, 2020, on FM 1960 at Richey near Humble,... Read More >

Are Texas Business Owners Liable for Falls?

Some people think that just because they get injured on someone else’s property, the property owner is liable. This is simply not the case in Texas. Whether a property owner is liable when someone falls and is injured on their property depends upon what caused the person to... Read More >

Paul H. Cannon to Speak at Dog Bite CLE Seminar

For Immediate Release: Course: Investigating and Litigating Dog Bite Cases with Paul H. Cannon of Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. is proud to announce that attorney Paul H. Cannon will be the speaker at a continuing legal education on November 4,... Read More >

Houston CityCentre Construction Site Collapse Leaves Questions

On October 5th, 2020, a concrete stairwell inside a 15-story building construction project collapsed killing three workers and injuring a fourth. This incident happened in the building being constructed on Town & Country Way between the CityCentre and I-10. The building is... Read More >

Another Mass Tort Involving Johnson & Johnson

 Johnson & Johnson's Recent Mass Tort History 2019 was a rough year for Johnson & Johnson when it comes to mass torts. They agreed to settle claims against them over Risperidol for hefty sums after getting popped for an 8 billion in a jury verdict. Simultaneously, they... Read More >

Houston to Dallas in a Flash: The Texas Bullet Train Project

The Texas Bullet Train project has been discussed for many years and has finally received the federal approval needed to begin construction. The proposed bullet train project is estimated to cost up to 20 billion dollars and take an estimated six years to complete the... Read More >

Disaster Declaration Issued Re: Lake Jackson Water Contamination

Texas Governor Abbot issued a disaster declaration for Brazoria County yesterday, 9/27/2020, due to findings of Naegleria fowleri in the Lake Jackson water supply. The disaster declaration indicates that the "brain-eating amoeba" was found in three out of eleven water samples... Read More >