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Today, most people know Juan Adams as “The Kraken” – the guy with a 6-5, 266-pound frame and 81-inch reach whose relentless jabbing of opponents both in the octagon and on social media has made him one of the fastest-rising stars in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s heavyweight division. However, to attorneys Michael…

police car

When somebody is injured in a serious car wreck or other accident, they often are unable to make the right choices to ensure that they will be able to seek compensation for their losses. Sometimes, these mistakes are minor and will not affect their later insurance claim. However, some decisions or actions…

Close call imminent crash accident with a tractor trailer truck viewed from inside a car with scared driver face in rear view mirror.

Tractor-trailers and other commercial vehicles are often the largest vehicles on the road. Any accident involving one could potentially be catastrophic for the occupants of the smaller vehicle. Unfortunately, a high number of commercial vehicle accidents happen every year in Texas. Here, to help you gain perspective about a crash…

Common Law Marriage and Wrongful Death If a couple has not gone through a ceremonial marriage or obtained a marriage license, and one dies through the negligence of another, the survivor can bring claims for wrongful death if a common law marriage existed. Many people believe that a Texas marriage…

Offshore workers helping each other in pulling the anchor.

An unseaworthiness claim is a type of maritime law claim. A person may file the claim against the owner of a vessel and seek the recovery of damages if the person suffered injuries due to unsafe conditions on the vessel, including unsafe tools and equipment. Serving as a seaman on…

Volunteers putting foods in bag for donation.

The attorneys of Michael P. Fleming & Associates, P.C., believe strongly in community service. That’s why we have launched our “Community Spotlight” series. We want to highlight the work of individuals and organizations who make a difference in the lives of others and, in turn, make Houston and surrounding communities in…

HOUSTON – Michael P. Fleming & Associates, P.C., one of Houston’s leading personal injury and civil litigation law firms, is proud to announce that it is teaming up with the Friends for Life Animal Shelter & Sanctuary to launch a new social media campaign that is aimed at finding new homes for the…

offshore injury

General maritime law imposes a duty on ship owners to provide a “seaworthy” vessel to the seamen aboard the vessel. If a seaman suffers injury due to the vessel’s unseaworthiness, the seaman may recover compensation for wages, transportation, medical services and room and board for the duration of the voyage….

Woman is walking her labrador on a leash.

Texas has no statewide “leash law,” but Houston and several other cities have local laws that require dog owners to leash, muzzle or otherwise restrain their dogs at all times when they are in public areas or prohibit owners from letting their dogs “run at large.” If a dog owner or…

Female volunteer chatting with woman in wheelchair.

At Michael P. Fleming & Associates, P.C., we want to celebrate those individuals and organizations that work hard to help others and enrich the quality of life in communities throughout the Greater Houston area. That is why we started our “Community Spotlight” series. Our goal is to call attention to the…