Houston Law & Politics

Helping hand representing good samaritan act.

Good Samaritan laws exist in Texas, and they allow individuals to provide aid to people injured in a motor vehicle accident without fear of liability in many circumstances. The laws are meant to protect well-meaning bystanders who decide to provide emergency medical assistance. They bar liability for negligence in good-faith…

When the very popular Judge Debra Ibarra Mayfield was selected by Governor Abbot to serve in the 165th District Court of Harris County, that left a vacancy in her then current position as judge of Harris County Civil Court at Law Number 1 – a position she had been appointed to and re-elected twice….