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MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS: #988 suicide and crisis hotline goes live tomorrow

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS: #988 suicide and crisis hotline goes live tomorrow

July 15, 2022

The suicide and mental health crisis hotline goes live this weekend.  For those suffering thoughts of suicide or going through a mental health crisis, help is out there by easily dialing #988.  Dialing #988 will route a caller to the …

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July 4th weekend travel--Be Safe!

July 4th weekend travel--Be Safe!

July 1, 2022

AAA predicts that 47.9 million people will be traveling this Fourth of July weekend, despite higher gas prices.  With that many people on the highways, please be careful traveling.  According to AAA, the top 10 United States destinations for …

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Motorized scooters coming back to the streets of Dallas?

Motorized scooters coming back to the streets of Dallas?

June 22, 2022

The Dallas Morning News reported that the City of Dallas is going to vote on whether to allow motorized scooters back on the streets of Dallas.  For those that remember when scooters arrived in Dallas in 2018 until their demise …

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What is a deposition in Texas?

What is a deposition in Texas?

June 14, 2022

If you are a party to a civil lawsuit or a witness, you will probably be asked to give your deposition.  Most people are not familiar with what a deposition is.  A deposition is a question-and-answer session where the opposing …

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Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day

May 30, 2022

Today Americans are celebrating another Memorial Day--the beginning of summer break for children, a time for outdoor barbeques, swimming or boating.  As you enjoy this holiday, take a moment to remember the true purpose of Memorial Day—a day to …

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Boating Safety Tips in Texas

Boating Safety Tips in Texas

May 19, 2022

With hot weather rushing into Texas like a freight train, the lakes around Texas are filling with boats and jet skis.  If you are a bit rusty in safe boating operations or new to boating, here are some practical tips …

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How Do You Get a Copy of the Police Report After a Crash?

How Do You Get a Copy of the Police Report After a Crash?

May 10, 2022

A crash report is one of the most valuable pieces of information following a collision.  The police report sets out the details of the crash, the parties involved, the vehicles involved and any insurance information for the drivers.  It will …

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What is a Personal Injury Lawsuit--Part 2

What is a Personal Injury Lawsuit--Part 2

May 9, 2022

When the Defendant has filed an Answer, discovery begins.

Discovery is intended to determine all the facts of the case and get those facts in an “admissible” format to be used in court. All facts are not “admissible” in court …

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What is a Personal Injury Lawsuit--Part 1

What is a Personal Injury Lawsuit--Part 1

May 6, 2022

You’ve been injured due to the fault of another person and the insurance company for the other person is not willing to pay you fair compensation for your injuries. What do you do? You have two options. The first …

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Who can sue for the death of a relative in Texas?

Who can sue for the death of a relative in Texas?

May 5, 2022

In Texas, when a person dies from an injury caused due to  someone’s negligence, certain surviving family members as well as the deceased’s estate may have a right to pursue a lawsuit for the death of that family …

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Texting and Driving in Texas—Distracted Driving

Texting and Driving in Texas—Distracted Driving

April 18, 2022

I was driving down Interstate 30 this past weekend coming home from a weekend trip.  I noticed an 18-wheeler in the right-hand lane having trouble staying in his lane.  At first, I thought it was due to the wind which …

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What is a Stowers Demand?

What is a Stowers Demand?

April 15, 2022

A Stower’s demand is a pretrial request that the at-fault insurance company settle your claim for an amount within the policy limits.  Here is a typical car wreck scenario.  You get rear-ended by a driver and are injured.  You …

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