What Does a Public Client Attorney Do?
July 31, 2019
If you have heard the term public client attorney, you may be wondering what that position entails. A public client attorney is a lawyer whose clients are public entities—such as state and local governments. Public client attorneys protect the legal interests of government entities, school districts, tribes and more. These highly specialized attorneys help clients defend the general public from the whims of powerful corporations...
3M Earplugs That Caused Hearing Problems Lead to Legal Action
July 30, 2019
The military contracted manufacturing company 3M for high-quality earplugs to be used by soldiers, but it has been determined that the earplugs did not keep a tight seal. This allowed dangerously loud sounds to slip through – unbeknownst to the individual wearing the earplugs. As a result, thousands of military veterans across the country have suffered hearing loss because of these defective 3M Combat Arms...
Understanding the Dangers of Electric Scooters in Texas Cities
July 30, 2019
Electric scooters have started to show up on the city streets of Texas. Scooter companies such as Bird, Lime, and Blue Duck have flooded the streets of San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Austin, and El Paso with electric scooters that are available for quick rentals to get around. While they are a convenient and fun way to maneuver around the city, they’ve also become a...
What Makes a Hospital Lien Fraudulent?
July 29, 2019
In Texas, hospitals can file a lien against patients who haven’t paid their bills. They do this to recover compensation for the unpaid bills, but not all liens are legal. Sometimes hospitals illegally file a claim or overcharge, which causes financial problems for many Texan families. In 1933, the Texas legislature passed a law to allow hospitals to recover compensation from the person responsible for...
Is there a state-wide speed limit in Texas?
July 29, 2019
The state of Texas has a maximum speed limit that goes as high as 85 miles per hour, but only on certain highways. The maximum speed on federal highways, state highways, roads that are maintained by a city, and toll roads can have maximum speeds of 70 miles per hour. On county roads, the maximum posted speed is usually never higher than 70 miles per...
What Semi Drivers Want Other Drivers on The Road To Know
July 26, 2019
Every day, drivers share the road with semi-trucks. We may think of them as a nuisance, even though we know they are a crucial part of American commerce. However, have you ever stopped to think about it from the perspective of a semi-truck driver? Their job certainly isn’t easy. By paying closer attention to semis, you and everyone else can get where they’re going safely....