Year: 2017

Often times, terms can be confusing when they come with a whole mess of different definitions. You feel like you need a college textbook just to decipher all the gibberish. Defining a personal injury should be simple—you know when you’ve been injured, but the lines can get a bit gray….

The biggest thought after being in a car accident is, “I just got hit, where do I go from here?” Many times, victims of a car accident take the wrong steps. You have to take the right steps going forward to ensure compensation, and to alleviate any psychological or emotional…

What Do I Do If I Am In A Pedestrian Accident

Seeing as we have some of the most dangerous intersections in the country, it should come as no surprise that pedestrian accidents and bicycle accidents happen every day in Houston. They cover the gamut when it comes to injuries. Most are minor, but some leave the victim with devastating injuries…

People ride bicycles for different reasons. Whether it is a hobby you enjoy with family, a great way to exercise, or how you commute to work, cycling has many advantages. However, it is not always the safest mode of transportation. Knowing how to stay safe while sharing Houston streets with other…

When your friend wrecks your car: What Happens?

Your friend’s insurance covers the damage if your friend wrecks your car, right? The answer is more complicated than you probably realize. There are quite a few things to consider if you loan your car to someone else who wrecks it. Below, we discuss what you can expect if your…

Keeping Kids Safe Around Dogs

Over 800,000 people in the United States seek medical treatment for a dog bites each year; more than 400,000 of them are under the age of 18, according to statistics provided by the American Veterinary Medical Association. Dogs are members of the family, and provide great companionship for kids. However,…

Pedestrian Accidents On The Rise In Houston

Pedestrian accidents are rising quickly in Houston. The rate of pedestrian accidents was 31 percent higher in 2016 than in 2015, reports the Houston Police Department. Why are pedestrian accidents on the rise in Houston? There is no clear consensus on the reason for the increase in pedestrian accidents in…

Sibrian Scholarship

Congrats to Diana Omenge, our 2017 scholarship recipient. She hails from Lamar High School in Arlington, Texas, and will be attending Texas A&M University – College Station next year. “I am thankful for receiving this scholarship…because it gives me hope that I can still go to s good college and…

Despite what you may have heard, Cinco de Mayo is most definitely not the Mexican version of Independence Day. In fact, Mexico’s national Independence Day is September 16 and is one of the country’s most important holidays, while Cinco de Mayo is barely celebrated at all outside of the United…

Houstonians know that, in addition to being dangerous, our streets and freeways are also quite congested. But what many might not know is that we actually have many of the worst bottleneck freeways in the entire nation. What are bottleneck freeways? Why are they a big deal? Bottleneck freeways are…