Year: 2018

NTSB: Stop Getting Out of Moving Cars and Dancing to Drake

The federal agency that investigates highway accidents isn’t feeling the fun of jumping out of a moving car to dance to Drake’s “In My Feelings.” The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently called for a halt to what has been called the “In My Feelings Challenge,” saying the fad is…

While being a new driver is an exciting time in a young person’s life, it also comes with a few responsibilities. We do not often stop to think about the inherent danger of putting ourselves behind the wheel of a 4,000 lb. vehicle and driving at high speeds among the…

Pasos a Seguir Para Reportar a Conductores Ebrios en Houston

Houston is a large city with over 2.2 million inhabitants, and more than its fair share of motor vehicle accidents. We all know that drunk driving is not an accident. It is a negligent and reckless act by an individual under the influence of drugs or alcohol. These types of incidents…

In an Accident in a Construction Zone? Here's What to Do

Car accidents can be confusing and disorienting enough without the added danger of a construction zone. We are all familiar with signs that indicate an upcoming construction zone, which remind us of double (or triple) fines. What we are not told is that we are entering a potentially hazardous situation…

Personal injury comes in many forms. The last one that people think of is swimming pool-related issues. These are general swimming pool safety guidelines from your Houston personal injury attorney, Hilda Sibrian. Keep it Fenced-Off Whether it’s directly around the pool itself, or a fenced-off general area (as you would…

Punitive Damages: What Are They and How Are They Awarded?

Punitive damages are a step above and beyond compensation for injuries or sustained damages. Punitive damages punish the at-fault party after determining that they were grossly negligent, fraudulent or malicious. Punitive damages exist to reprimand members of society who grossly take the safety of others with little or no concern,…

Houston is a large city, containing over 2.2 million proud residents. Amid our city, drunk driving is a real problem that we face every single day. These are some of the horrific statistics that directly affect our city, and how we live every single day: Every twenty minutes, someone is…

We’ll all be thinking of Hurricane Harvey for decades to come – Texas just wasn’t prepared for a storm of that magnitude. Going into the future, every Texan should have the proper preparations in place to evade another catastrophe to the best of their abilities in the future. Here’s information…