Routine Surgery Gone Bad: Post Surgery Infections

Routine Surgery, Risks and Negligence Post surgical infection is unfortunately not uncommon. But why does it happen? We have all heard the saying: “Medicine is as much an art as it is a science.”  But what does this mean?  It means that we do not have a full grasp of the human body and all of […]

Supreme Court Upholds Corporate Use of Individualized Arbitration, Barring Class Action

In a controversial 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court decided Monday that employers can use the arbitration clauses in employee contracts to restrict their workers from joining together in a class action suit. Forcing workers into individualized arbitration rather than letting them come together as a collective group makes protesting issues like wage concerns, employment discrimination […]

How Do I Find the Best Personal Injury Lawyer?

Finding the Best Personal Injury Attorney for You After a serious accident, you want the best personal injury lawyer you can find to help you, right? But how do you locate a top personal injury lawyer? This article will give you some suggestions on how to select the best injury lawyer for your accident. Some […]

Recording Phone Calls Without Consent: Where Technology and Law Collide

It is against federal law for an individual to record a telephone conversation he is not a party to. This is known as wiretapping—a form of eavesdropping. Persons convicted of wiretapping may receive to up to five years in prison, $250,000 in fines as well as civil penalties for damages, punitive damages, attorney fees. However, […]

Top 14 Reasons Why A Personal Injury Lawyer Won’t Take a Case

Why Won’t A Lawyer Take My Case? Sometimes people come to us after having talked to several local injury lawyers who turned their case down and they ask us: “Why won’t a lawyer take my case?”  They are usually frustrated because no one can or will give them an explanation of why the attorney won’t take […]

You’re Better Insured Riding With Lyft or Uber vs Taxicabs

When you travel do you take a taxicab or hop a rideshare like Uber or Lyft to get around? Those who pick taxicabs as their preferred mode of transportation often site government regulation and background checks as their reason. Those who cite Uber or Lyft typically cite the cheaper cost for the same basic service. […]

Uninsured vs Underinsured Motorist Coverage in Texas

All drivers are required to carry liability insurance in the State of Texas. Uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage are not required in Texas, however, your automobile insurance carrier is required to offer it to you. While many drivers are inclined to purchase only what’s legally required, it is important to fully understand the different types […]

Liability for Injuries Sustained in the Use of Exercise Equipment

Whether there is liability when you are injured when using exercise equipment is determined by several factors.  One of the first inquiries is whether there is a contract that governs the rights and responsibilities of the injured party and the exercise facility.  Additionally, injuries arising from the use of exercise equipment tend to result from […]

Does My Dog Need Canine Liability Insurance?

You almost certainly have liability insurance for your car, and perhaps your business. Though you may not realize it, your homeowner’s insurance policy probably contains a protection against liability for injuries that occur on your property. In short, liability insurance is a staple of modern life. But, chances are good that you’ve never considered the […]

What Claims Does a Passenger in a Car Accident Have?

Passengers involved in automobile accidents are in a very unique position to make claims compared to those who are drivers.  Because of the way liability is determined in traffic accidents in Texas, passengers have potential claims against the drivers of other vehicles involved, potential claims against their own driver and potential claims against their own […]

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