What You Need to Know About Wage and Hour Violations

Many workers are unaware of their rights when it comes to wages and hours. As a result, they may work long hours without overtime pay or minimum wage.  However, wage and hour laws can be complex, and you will likely need the help of an experienced attorney.  There are many different types of wage and hour violations, so it is important to speak with an attorney to determine if you have a valid claim. The Fair Read More

Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist (UM/UIM) Insurance Coverage Explained

Purchasing uninsured/underinsured motorist (UM/UIM) coverage is a responsible choice for any driver.  Underinsured motorist (UIM) coverage protects you if you are hit by a driver that does not have enough coverage to pay for the damages or injuries they caused.  Uninsured motorist (UM) coverage protects you if you are hit by a driver who does not have car insurance.   The State of Texas requires that drivers Read More

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

It is no secret that distracted driving is a leading cause of accidents on the roads today. Every day, drivers are injured or killed in accidents caused by distracted driving. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, distracted driving is a leading cause of personal injury in the United States. In fact, distracted driving is a factor in nearly one in five crashes, and it contributes to Read More

5 Strategies That Can Increase Your Insurance Settlement

If you've been in a motorcycle or car accident, you know that insurance settlement offers can sometimes be frustratingly low. However, there are some steps you can take to improve your chances of getting a larger payout. Here are five strategies that can increase your insurance settlement. By following these tips, you can make sure that you get the best possible outcome for your claim. Take photos. Take Read More

Do I Have To Go To Court?

If you are a motorcyclist, then you know that riding can be risky. Unfortunately, even if you take all the necessary precautions, accidents can and do happen.  A question we are often asked is, ‘If I have been injured in a motorcycle crash and it wasn't my fault, do I still have to go to court if I hire a lawyer?” The answer is no. You are the boss. You decide whether or not we file a lawsuit.  But in most Read More

What Is My Claim Worth?

A question we get asked a lot is: “What are the most important factors affecting the amount of my insurance settlement or outcome of my motorcycle or car accident injury case?” If you are a motorcyclist or motorist who has been injured in an accident, you may be wondering what your injury claim is worth. The value of a claim will vary depending on the facts and circumstances of each case. However, the 3 main Read More

11 Questions to Ask the Insurance Adjuster Before You Sign Anything

The first thing the insurance company may want you to do after a motorcycle or car accident is to sign a release and submit to a recorded statement. Here are 11 questions you should ask the adjuster before you sign anything: Ask the insurance company to put in writing the fact that the accident was not your fault and was actually the fault of their insured driver. If they are not willing to do this, it is Read More

Should You Hire an Attorney Following A Car Accident?

Some people hesitate to hire an attorney following a car accident because they worry it will be too expensive. This should not be a cause for concern.  Consultations with injury attorneys are usually free and almost all injury attorneys in Texas work on a contingency fee basis.  This means the attorney will front all case expenses necessary to prosecute the victim’s bodily injury claims and will only charge the Read More

How Can A Personal Injury Lawyer Help You?

Have you been injured in an accident that was not your fault? If so, then you may be feeling overwhelmed and unsure of what to do next.  Hiring a personal injury attorney may be one of the most important decisions you make following an accident and it can help take some of the burden off of your shoulders. During your initial meeting with a personal injury lawyer, they will evaluate your case to determine whether Read More

Do you call yourself an employee or a contractor?

It doesn’t matter what you, the boss, or what the contract you signed says, the law determines whether you are an employee or a contractor. It all has to do with certain factors used to make this determination. First of all, are you supervised in your job or are you considered a specialist who doesn’t need supervision? Secondly, does your occupation require a lot of skill that makes you a specialist? Next, do you Read More