Business Interruption Insurance

After the devastation that Hurricane Harvey unleashed on Texas, many people and businesses are wondering how they will rebuild. Even after the floodwaters receded, evidence of the flood and the damage it caused is everywhere. Risk modeling predicts losses to all properties from the flooding to be around $75 billion. There is a specific type [...]

By | October 17th, 2017|Categories: Civil Litigation|0 Comments

Uninsured Motorist Coverage

If you are involved in a car accident and are hit by an uninsured or underinsured motorist, your uninsured/underinsured (UM/UIM) coverage protects you. However, if you try to negotiate with the insurance companies without the assistance of an attorney, you can easily be denied compensation that you desperately need and to which you are entitled. [...]

By | October 10th, 2017|Categories: Car Accidents|0 Comments

Do I Need Personal Injury Protection Coverage?

Auto insurance is not only mandatory in states like Texas, but it essentially promises that you are financially protected in the event that you are in a car accident. In Texas, the current minimum liability limits are $30,000 for each injured person, up to a total of $60,000 per accident, and $25,000 for property damage, [...]

5 Most Common Car Accident Injuries

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 713-221-6800. We can help you get treatment even if you don’t have insurance and it won’t cost you anything. If you [...]

Can I Sue For A Car Accident?

Many people who have been in car accidents contact our firm and ask us if we think they have a case. Here are some things we always look for to determine if a potential client has a personal injury case: Injuries Did you suffer a personal injury (i.e. an injury to your body or mind [...]

Texas Workforce Disaster Unemployment Assistance

As a result of the recent hurricane Harvey you may be eligible for benefits if you lost your job, were self-employed or you are no longer able to work as a direct result of the disaster. You can apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) online using the Texas Workforce Commission's (TWC) website or call their Tele-Center 1-800-939-6631. [...]

By | September 15th, 2017|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Hurricane Harvey Assistance

Hurricane Harvey was declared a disaster by the Disaster Assistance Improvement Program (DAIP) on August 25, 2017. This is an important date when it comes to applying for the various types of disaster assistance. DAIP is a partner organization to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). If you want to make sure that your location [...]

Gross Negligence and Fatal Work Accidents

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 by an intentional act or [...]

By | August 24th, 2017|Categories: Workplace Injuries|0 Comments

Non-Subscriber Workers’ Compensation Cases in Texas

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 be subject to [...]

By | August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Workplace Injuries|0 Comments

How to File a Worker’s Compensation Claim

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 employer has workers’ compensation [...]

By | August 17th, 2017|Categories: Workplace Injuries|0 Comments