Houston Law & Politics

Helping hand representing good samaritan act.

Texas has a Good Samaritan law that encourages people to try to help out if they come upon an emergency situation such as a car crash. The law says that anyone who provides emergency aid in good faith will not be liable for civil damages if their actions make things…

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….