Do the New Dallas Toll Roads Actually Make the Roads Safer?
March 2, 2018
The use of toll roads in Texas is more common than in many other parts of the country, where you will now find approximately 25 toll roads throughout the state. The use of toll roads has become much more common in recent years, particularly around many urban areas such as Dallas. In part, these toll roads are due to the state’s relatively low gasoline tax,...
How Hazmat Spills from Trucks Cause Numerous Accidents in Houston
February 9, 2018
It’s hard to imagine anything worse than a collision with an 18-wheeler, but a wreck with a truck transporting hazardous materials can be especially devastating, creating chaos far beyond those involved directly in the collision with the tanker truck. While the transport of hazardous materials or hazmat is a necessary part of our world, these toxic chemicals, gasoline, or other hazardous cargo represent a serious...
3 Steps to Take After Getting into an Car Wreck in Texas
February 8, 2018
No one ever wants to find themselves involved a car wreck, but unfortunately the statistical odds aren’t in our favor. Every year there are well over 5 million car accidents across the country, amounting to nearly 15,000 accidents per day. According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), there were 256,076 people injured in motor vehicle crashes in 2016, which amounts to one person injured...
Public Schools Seeking Compensation for Defective Artificial Turf Fields by FieldTurf
February 7, 2018
All across the country, sporting organizations and schools have watched as their pricey artificial turf fields deteriorate at a remarkably fast rate. FieldTurf is the leading manufacturer of artificial turf fields and has sold hundreds of possibly defective products to many unsuspecting customers, including right here in the state of Texas. These fields sold for many hundreds of thousands of dollars, often at taxpayer expense,...
Can You Still Get Compensation for Damage to Your Property During Hurricane Harvey?
February 6, 2018
Hurricane Harvey was responsible for an incredible amount of damage across the greater Houston area, and has tied with Hurricane Katrina as the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history. Hurricane Harvey released more than 40-inches of rain over a four-day period and caused unprecedented flooding, affecting hundreds of thousands of homes, displacing more than 30,000 people, and necessitating more than 17,000 rescues. Many of those...
Can I Sue my Doctor if I Get Sick from a Prescription Drug?
February 3, 2018
Prescription drugs can carry a wide range of side effects, some of which lead to serious or life-threatening consequences in thousands of individuals every year. Many of these complications are otherwise avoidable and could be attributed to medical malpractice or medical negligence. If you’ve suffered harm or injury because of a prescription drug, you may be wondering whether you can sue your doctor, or who...