Year: 2017

do it yourself wills in Texas

While many websites tout themselves as a do-it-yourself solution that will save you lots of money, when it comes to your will, this can be dangerous; as a source described it, an online will could end up with “all the authority of a grocery list that has been notarized.” There…

signing a will

If you die without a will in Texas, you are deemed to be “intestate.” Your wishes for the distribution of your assets upon your death will not carry any weight. Instead, your estate’s assets will be distributed according to the intestate succession laws found in the Texas Probate Code. For…

Courtroom

Contracts between individuals and companies can get complicated. It is critical that they are initially crafted with care so as to avoid litigation later on. Take, for example, the lawsuit that business travel management company TSI USA LLC filed against Uber Technologies, alleging breach of contract, unjust enrichment, fraud, tortious interference with contracts,…

business law books

When it comes your business—the business you have built from the ground up—dealing with litigation brought against the company can be beyond overwhelming. Unfortunately, ignoring the lawsuit will not work; you have to confront the issue head-on with the assistance of an experienced business litigation attorney. While an individual who is being sued…

auto insurance coverage

Most Texas auto insurance policies allow car accident victims to recover damages in an uninsured motorist (UM) claim if they are legally entitled to recover property damage and/or bodily injury damages from the owner or operator of an uninsured vehicle who caused their accident. Unfortunately, this type of scenario plays…

you can find reckless drivers at night in Houston

The most important thing for you to do after an accident is to go to the doctor and get treatment. If you don’t have health insurance or cannot afford medical treatment call our attorneys 737-201-0543. We can help you get treatment even if you don’t have insurance and it won’t…

worker in dangerous work environment

Under the Texas Workers’ Compensation Act, workers’ compensation benefits are available to employees for work-related injuries and family members of employees who suffered a fatal work injury. In addition, exemplary damages may be recovered by the surviving spouse or heirs of the deceased employee if the employee’s death was caused…

In Texas, any employers who do not provide workers’ compensation insurance are known as non-subscribers. By electing not to carry workers’ compensation insurance, non-subscribers lose important legal protections, such as immunity from lawsuits brought by injured employees. If that injured employee proves in court that the employer was negligent, the employer could…

If your employer has workers’ compensation coverage and you have been injured on the job, filing a claim is similar to filing an insurance claim. Below, we discuss the various steps you can take to file a claim. Does Your Employer Have Workers’ Compensation? First and foremost, find out if your…

fleming law scholarship award 2017

Law Scholarship Christina Drakeford, Buffalo NY Christina has moved to Cambridge, MA to attend first year at Harvard Law School. She earned an undergraduate degree in Policy Analysis and Management from Cornell university. This past summer Christina spent her time working as a Human Resources assistant at a personal injury law…