Personal injuries can arise from a number of incidents. Auto accidents, injuries at the workplace, defective products, and medical malpractice can all result in a serious and life-changing injury.
The state of Texas routinely leads the nation in the number of traffic accidents resulting in fatalities. Approximately 3,000 people are killed in car wrecks on Texas roads each year.
In the event of a workplace accident dispute, your employer’s insurance company and attorneys will protect their interests. Why shouldn’t you do the same thing?
Usually, our doctors, nurses, hospitals, and therapists earn our trust. When you or a family member are ill or injured, you rely on these pillars of society for help. What happens if that trust is broken? For cases like that you need an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
In Texas courts, a decision by a district judge can be appealed and brought to the Court of Appeals and ultimately to the Texas Supreme Court. If it is a federal case, a decision by the federal district court can be appealed to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, and then the United States Supreme Court.
The death of a family member is one of the most traumatic events in most of our lives. When the family member’s death is caused by negligence or an unreasonably dangerous product for instance, the surviving family members can bring a wrongful death lawsuit to recover damages.
Commercial litigation is the process of taking legal action regarding business transactions. Commercial law, also known as business law, is the body of law that applies to the rights, relations, and conduct of businesses.
In a broad sense, Constitutional law deals with the interpretation and application of the United States Constitution. The United States Constitution guarantees rights that are inherent to all citizens.
Civil litigation is a legal dispute between two or more parties in where the objective is to seek financial damages or other awards for the victimized party or individual. Civil litigation, like many areas of the law, encompasses a broad range of disputes.
Maritime Law, or Admiralty Law is a distinct body of laws, conventions and treaties that govern international and domestic businesses or other matters involving vessels, shipping, or crimes committed on the open water.
When a product is purchased by a consumer, they have an expectation that the product they receive will perform safely and efficiently. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Defective products can result in tragic circumstances.
Railroad Law is a special federal law that promotes the safety of railroad workers and citizens through the Federal Employer’s Liability Act (FELA). If the railroad’s negligence is at fault in any way for injuries sustained, then it is liable for the damages.
The Texas Deceptive Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Act (DPTA) was enacted into Texas state law in 1973. It provides that a consumer may recover financial damages when wronged by false and misleading business practices and products.