Argyle Texas Goes Hands-Free on May 1, 2016

| January 28, 2016 | Comments (0)
Hands Free Law in Argyle

While just about every US state has banned texting while driving (and many prohibit hand-held phone use as well), Texas does not. Even though there’s no statewide law (yet), cities all over the state are beginning to ban the practice within their jurisdictions. While most cities only ban texting and driving (while specifically allowing drivers […]

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‘Lawyer’ vs. ‘Attorney’ – What’s the Difference?

| January 8, 2016 | Comments (0)
Lawyer vs Attorney - Search Trends

The terms “lawyer” and “attorney” are used quite interchangeably, but is there a difference between the two terms? Just what is the difference? Is one more-commonly-used than the other? To put it simply, all attorneys are lawyers, but not all lawyers are necessarily considered attorneys. Practically speaking though, both terms are used interchangeably by most […]

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Families Speak Out About Abuse in Nursing Homes

| December 23, 2015 | Comments (0)
Families Speak Out About Abuse in Nursing Homes

Abuse in nursing homes is an ongoing problem, worse in some facilities than others. Even worse, the families often don’t know about it until later—sometimes not until after their loved ones pass away. Take, for example, the case of Laura Jean Enos - an elderly woman who recently passed away while in a nursing home. On the […]

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Why File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

| December 10, 2015 | Comments (0)
Why File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

The unexpected death of a loved one can be devastating. When we see fatal accidents reported in the news, we don’t often think about what comes next for the victim’s family. For those who have experienced the wrongful death of a family member, it’s hard to know what to do to move on and heal […]

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Do I Really Need to Hire a Lawyer After a Car Accident?

| November 24, 2015 | Comments (1)
Do I Really Need to Hire a Lawyer After a Car Accident?

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, you may find yourself wondering if you should hire a lawyer or attempt to negotiate a settlement yourself. Sure, the insurance adjuster says that you don’t need a lawyer, but their goal is literally the exact opposite of yours. The decision about whether to engage the services […]

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NHTSA Expands Investigation Into Takata Airbag Failures

| November 9, 2015 | Comments (0)
NHTSA Expands Investigation Into Takata Airbag Failures

VIDEO: Slow-motion video of Takata airbag inflator testing. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has expanded the investigation it has been conducting into the defective Takata airbags involved in the biggest auto recall in U.S. history. In October of 2015, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that it had made plans to expand the investigation […]

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Texas Leads Nation in Workplace Fatalities

| October 29, 2015 | Comments (0)
Texas Leads Nation in Workplace Fatalities

Numbers just released show that Texas saw 524 fatal workplace accidents in 2014, an increase from 508 the previous year. Over the last 11 years, Texas has taken the top spot when it comes to workplace deaths. If one adjusts to take into consideration population, Texas still outranks 36 other states in work-related wrongful deaths. We […]

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Elder Abuse in For-Profit Nursing Homes

| October 1, 2015 | Comments (0)
Abuse in For-Profit Nursing Homes

As the number of for-profit nursing homes increases, so do the overall statistics regarding fraud and abuse reported by nursing home residents. It would be unfair to assume that all nursing homes are the same; nothing could be farther from the truth. However, it is important to be aware of what problems do plague many […]

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How Personal Injury Mediation Can Benefit Both Parties

| September 18, 2015 | Comments (0)
Dallas Mediators

A personal injury lawsuit can take a great deal of time: months and sometimes even years. Mediation is one potential solution to a quicker, easier, and much less expensive resolution to your conflict.

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National Childhood Injury Prevention Week

| September 2, 2015 | Comments (0)
National Childhood Injury Prevention Week 2014

September 1st marks the beginning of National Childhood Injury Prevention Week 2015! Every year, thousands of children get injured in a variety of ways, and some of these injuries end up being fatal. As part of the National Childhood Injury Prevention Week awareness campaign, we’d like to make you aware of some of the more-common potential […]

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