Standard passenger vehicles like cars, vans, station wagons and SUVs are supposed to share the road with smaller vehicles. In Texas, motorcycles, mopeds and bicycles can all legally drive on public roads, and motorcycles of a minimum size can also drive on highways, freeways and interstates.
You're riding your bike to the grocery store on a beautiful, sunny day. You're near the side of the road, where you should be if there's no bike lane, and you're obeying traffic laws. Just as you get close to the store, a driver turns left across the lane next to you, never seeing your bike and slams into you. Your helmet flies off, your head hits the pavement, and then you wake up in the hospital.
What would you do if your car suddenly burst into flames? For one Georgetown family, this isn't a hypothetical situation.
Most of us have pets in our lives that we care about deeply, dogs being one of the most popular. However, it's important to remember that dogs are still animals and they can do a lot of damage if they decide to attack, especially when children are the targets.
You have probably heard countless advertisements for personal injury lawyers throughout your life, which all state that if you are seriously injured in an accident, then you need a lawyer to help you get the compensation that you are entitled to. While this is true, what you do not need is a lawyer who will overcharge you for their services.
There are few things in life more maddening than being injured in a car accident that wasn't your fault. This is especially true if the other driver was drunk.
We trust that medical professionals will help not hurt us, but this isn't always the case. Medical professionals are only human, and they make mistakes.
While the rest of the nation is experiencing a decline or flat-lining of fatal pedestrian-vehicle accidents, the state of Texas has experienced a dramatic increase.
The holiday season is upon us, and for many Texas residents, that means road trips to visit family and friends. In fact, the American Automobile Association (AAA) estimated that about 100 million Americans will be traveling this holiday season, and many will choose to drive thanks to the low gas prices.
Under Texas law, property owners have a duty to keep their premises reasonably safe. This legal duty applies to both business properties and residential properties. What that means is if you are injured at a store, restaurant or even a house party, you may be able to pursue a claim for damages against the property owner.