Alabama Bus Accident Involving Channelview High School Band Students

Early this morning, a charter bus carrying Channelview High School band students plunged into a 50 foot Alabama ravine. There has been one confirmed fatality, and more than 20 people have been taken to hospitals in the surrounding area. The Texas high school students were returning home from a trip to Disney World when the […]

Firework Safety

With New Year’s Eve right around the corner, we wanted to share important information, as well as a few safety tips regarding the use of fireworks this holiday season. There are many stories around the world where one misplaced firework can lead to massive explosions. It is important to understand not only how to stay […]

Christmas, a Time for Counting Our Blessings at Simmons and Fletcher, P.C.

Wishing you all a Merry Christmas from our family to yours! All of us here at Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. hope your holiday season is filled with love, joy and happiness. Our office will be closed Monday December 25th and Tuesday December 26th to give our staff time to spend with their families. Christmas is […]

Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. Proudly Sponsors Walk MS Houston

This weekend, Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. will attend the last of three Walk MS events in support of the National MS Society. Serving as the world’s largest private funder of Multiple Sclerosis research, each year the National MS Society hosts more than 500 Walk MS events with over 300,000 total participants. Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. […]

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 on Minor Settlements When a minor is injured due to the negligence of another, the legal process does not recognize a minor’s right to […]

U.S.S. Ronald Reagan Sailors Filing Suit Over Radiation Exposure by Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Hit By Tsunami

A lawsuit has been filed in California Federal Court, arising from the aftermath of the 8.9 earthquake and tsunami strike on the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on March 11, 2011.  Following the Fukushima disaster,  The U.S.S. Ronald Reagan, hailing from San Diego, California, with approximately 5,500 crew members responded to the relief effort Japan […]