The biggest reason people become disenfranchised with their personal injury attorney

I have been practicing personal injury litigation for over 30 years in the greater Houston area. Every week I get telephone calls from someone who has a lawyer but is dissatisfied with the representation they were receiving. This is especially prevalent with contingent fee attorneys as they are not paid on the basis of their

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The Reality of Drunk Driving Statistics

The truth is in the numbers and the numbers are truly scary. In the United States, every two hours three people are killed in an accident that involved alcohol. The latest government statistics further showed that over 33,000 people died in crashes where alcohol was a factor. The truth is that even with strict penalties

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Bounce House Child Injuries

With summer in full force, parents are planning a lot more outdoor activities, especially when it comes to attractions. Perhaps one of the most recognizable staples of birthday parties, fairs, and other summer attractions is the bounce house. Parents often let their children use bouncy houses because they are perceived to be safe, affordable, fun.

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Teen Texting Help

  Teens are often correlated with reckless behavior, apathy, and overall irresponsibility.  Unfortunately, the sad reality is that this stereotype of teens often comes about because their behaviors are not monitored and an open line of communication is not established, causing many teenagers to act out. In addition, one of the foremost behaviors that define

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Pool Safety Tips for Summer

As the summer heat hits us in full force many are turning to swimming pools, whether in home or through local community centers, in order to beat the heat.  Not only does this offer a way to get cool, but for adults it offer a relaxing exercise and for children it offers fun in the

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Does Age Matter When Texting & Driving?

  There’s no doubt that younger drivers are often associated with distracted driving-related incidents. For example, there have been numerous campaigns that geared towards teens and young adults in order to prevent texting and driving. The issue is so prevalent that many of these campaigns exist in all forms of media; from radio and television

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Houston We Have A Problem- Drunk Driving!

Although there is a national awareness of the dangers of drunk driving thanks to organizations such as M.A.D.D. (Mothers against Drunk Driving) it is still at unfortunate epidemic levels across the country and the result is often death for innocent victims.   This is certainly true on Houston area roads. Let us consider some of

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Top 10 Tips To Drive Safer

    With over 50,000 Americans killed on highways – over a thousand of those in Texas and often several hundred around the greater Houston area – a review of safe and defensive driving tips can only help keep folks safe.   Let us consider the top ten rules offered by a leading authority on

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