1. New Law in 2017 Adds Exploitation of Children, Disabled and Elderly to Felony List and Removes Statute of Limitations

    Financial crimes and exploitation can involve the illegal or improper use of a senior citizen's funds, property or assets, as well as fraud or identity theft perpetrated against older adults. While exact statistics on how often financial crimes against the elderly occur are not available, it is widely believed to be underreported by the victims. A recent study published by MetLife Mature Market In…Read More

  2. Hurricane Irma Insurance Claim Lawyers in Florida

    If you currently reside in the south of Florida, it is not uncommon that you take a number of precautions each year when hurricane season is approaching. In fact, it’s likely that you go through the process of gathering supplies, putting up hurricane shutters and ensuring there is enough to eat and drink in the instance that a hurricane begins to brew. You have also probably taken out insurance …Read More

  3. Hurricane Harvey Insurance Claim Lawyers in Texas

    You may not be aware, but insurance companies make a good amount of their total money by delaying or denying insurance claims that are legitimate. In the last few weeks, people in the southeast of Texas have been dealing with a ton of devastating damage due to horrendous Hurricane Harvey. The damage caused by this natural disaster is estimated to be more than 160 billion dollars, and that’s just…Read More

  4. Texas Motor Vehicle Crash Statistics for 2016

    When it comes to accidents on the road, there is only so much that you can do. A lot depends on others on the road. While it is always a good idea to ensure safety when driving on the roads, an accident may happen for no fault of yours. That is when you need an experienced attorney to represent your case so that you are not held liable for something that you did not do. You may also be deserving o…Read More

  5. 15 Facts You Didn’t Know About Drunk Driving in Texas

    If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a million times: drunk driving is a horrible idea. Even with multiple campaigns and the majority of people knowing the risks associated with drinking and driving, thousands of Texans lose their lives at the hands of drunk drivers each year, with many others suffering injuries from which they may never fully recover. Did you know that Texas is ranked in …Read More

  6. Accidents Involving 18-Wheelers – Some Stats

    An 18-wheeler is a 40-ton behemoth that can be 70 feet long. It takes special skills to drive an 18-wheeler. Controlling it is not easy, and stopping an 18-wheeler takes up to 40% longer than it takes a car. Slippery roads and poorly maintained brakes can compound matters for large 18-wheelers, tractor trailers and single unit trucks. No doubt, these massive monsters of the highways are marvelous …Read More

  7. Dancer Tierney Darden Wins $148 Million in Lawsuit Against city of Chicago

    In the largest personal injury award in the history of Cook County, a jury awarded $148 million to Tierney Darden, a dancer who was left paralyzed waist down when a bus shelter collapsed and trapped her during a storm in 2015. Tierney, who was studying at Truman College then, filed a case against the city of Chicago holding it responsible for the accident that happened at the O’Hare Internationa…Read More

  8. Coming Soon in Texas – Legal Open Carry of Large Blades and Swords

      Texas lawmakers have decided to do away with laws that restrict the open carry of blades longer than five and half inches. From September 1, Samurai Jacks and Katana Joes can rub shoulders with reincarnations of Billy the Kid. According to Dianna Knipp, owner of Charlie’s Knife Shop in El Paso, “Some other states are looking at us as a return to the old Wild West”. She said, “I think it…Read More

  9. Austin and the state of Texas set for Legal Showdown on Issue of Anti Discrimination Housing Ordinance

    Austin City Council is all set for a legal showdown with the state of Texas over a law that prevents the city from enacting an anti-discrimination housing ordinance. Council Member Greg Casar said, “I believe that everyone deserves the freedom to be able to search for housing without discrimination". In 2014, the City Council issued an ordinance that prohibited landlords from differentiating on …Read More