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…

When the Other Driver is Uninsured: What Happens?

There are enough stresses behind the wheel; the last thing you need is to be involved with another motorist who doesn’t possess insurance. However, this is a quite common occurrence. People still need to get from A to B, and when they can’t afford insurance, they simply refrain from getting…

3 Steps to Avoid a Motorcycle Accident in Houston

Houston has its fair share of motorcyclists, and more auto accidents than any city should have. Motorcyclists can follow these three key steps to avoid accidents in the Houston area, and all of Texas. 1. The Dreaded Left When you’re about to take a left through an intersection, you’re entering…

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,…