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Worker’s Compensation Exceptions

What is the Texas Worker’s Compensation Act, and how can it limit or bar my recovery? Worker’s compensation is essentially a fund that an employer pays into in order to limit the amount of money they can be liable for in the event that one of its employees suffers an injury on the job. Employees [...]

By | August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Recent Cases|0 Comments

Heat Stroke and the Hazards of Working in the Heat in Texas

According to new research from University of Missouri Extension Safety and Health Specialists, agriculture workers are 20 times more likely than other workers to die from heat, but these deaths are largely preventable by providing workers with water, rest, and shade. Other industries that may pose a risk to workers include waste management, road construction, [...]

Tips to Avoid a Will Contest

Why do I need an attorney to prepare my will? Can’t I just use a computer? While it is possible to independently prepare a will without utilizing an attorney, you run many risks in choosing doing so. If you do not follow all the legal rules for drafting and executing the will, there could be [...]

By | July 27th, 2017|Categories: Will Contests|0 Comments

Woman Wins Lawsuit Brought Against Her after YELP Review

Michael P. Fleming is happy he and his firm were able to successfully defend a young woman who was sued by a law firm after she posted a review of their services on Yelp and Facebook. As reported by the Houston Press and Houston Chronicle, Lan Cai, a 20 year old waitress and student, hired a Houston law [...]

2016 Fleming Scholarship Award Winners

Michael P. Fleming & Associates Announce Award Winners for 2016 Fleming Law and Pre-Law Scholarships Kaitlyn Barry of Spring, Texas Kaitlyn Barry from Spring, Texas 1L student at the University of Houston Law Center Kaitlyn is in her first year of law school at the University of Houston Law Center in Houston, Texas. She [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Texas Car Accident Injuries and Causes

Top 10 Most Common – & Preventable – Causes of Texas Car Crashes and Motorcycle Accidents The Texas Department of Transportation reports a rise in motorcycle accidents across Texas. Experienced car and motorcycle accident lawyers can help the process of financial and medical recovery. Across the state of Texas, car accident fatalities [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|Categories: Blog, Car Accidents|0 Comments

5 Warning Signs to Help You Avoid Being Injured on the Job in Houston

Harrison Ford is in the news this week, not for his accomplishments as an actor, but rather for a broken leg and other injuries he got while filming 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Ouch! During filming in the U.K., Ford’s leg was broken on the set of the infamous Millennium Falcon. The production company [...]