Slip And Fall Accidents Under Texas Law

May 18, 2017

Any type of slip and fall or trip caused by a defect or some other party’s negligence are extremely difficult to “win” in Texas.  The case that the Texas Supreme Court “re-engineered” to make it more difficult to recover is called Keetch vs. Kroger.  The underlying accident on this case occurred in a Kroger grocery … Read More

Rules of the Insurance Road

May 18, 2017

You are injured.  You have medical conditions that are affecting your life.  You don’t know what to do because you were injured by a person or company that has insurance. Rule One You don’t have the training or financial ability to fight an insurance company. Rule Two Insurance companies must take in more money than … Read More

Haleigh Passed the Bar!

May 4, 2017

The law firm is very pleased to announce that our very own Haleigh Shanks has passed the bar and we have another attorney in our ranks! Haleigh joined the law firm in 2009, after completing her associate’s degree in paralegal studies. As senior litigation legal assistant, she played a major role in the firm’s trial preparations, even in the … Read More

Minor Impact Can Equal Serious Injury

January 12, 2017

It takes a minimum amount of an impact in an accident to cause injury.  The insurance companies tell juries, “That lady cannot have a herniated disc because the impact was not that hard?”   Needless to say juries fall for this tactic.  It’s not the amount of damages to the vehicle or the fall, but how … Read More

Converting Your Serious Injuries to Money

January 9, 2017

When we evaluate a case, the first thing we look at is the injuries of our clients. Attorneys are not trained in law school to understand medicals. Law school is all about the law and legal procedures. The issue with this is that, as an attorney, if you do not understand injury medical you cannot … Read More

You Get What You Pay For

November 19, 2016

As the saying goes, “You get what you pay for.”  This is never more true than when you try to represent yourself in an injury claim.  I always ask clients, “If you went into the neurosurgeon and he told you that you have a brain tumor that needs to be removed would you say I … Read More

10 Things You Need to Do Immediately Following a Car Accident

November 18, 2016

  Fortunately, most automobile accidents only result in property damage – damaged vehicle as opposed to an injured driver and/or passengers.  However, one in three accidents do result in a personal injury and out of that number, two out of every ten accidents lead to fatal injuries. If involved in an automobile accident, there are … Read More

Why You Really Need A Dedicated Injury Attorney

November 8, 2016

Insurance companies do two things really well. First, they take your money or cancel your policy if you don’t pay, and second, they don’t give your money back when you need it. Injured parties’ handling their own accident claims lose. Here is why….if insurance companies’ pay you back for an accident claim in a large … Read More

Sam Houston Electric Coop, Inc. Class Action Lawsuit

July 2, 2016

A group of Sam Houston Electric Cooperative, Inc. (SHEC) members have filed a class action lawsuit against SHEC, a non profit member owned electric coop, and its directors, advisory directors, advisory directors-at-large, and officers for failure to return profits to members of the electric membership corporation.  The members are represented by attorney Frederick L. McGuire … Read More

Suffering From an Untreated Automobile Accident Injury

January 31, 2014

Many people suffer from an automobile accident injury that has gone untreated.  One of the first injured people I helped was a lady that came into my office a year after a car accident.  She told me that the pain in her knee had become so severe with standing and functioning that she could no … Read More