Yes, as to "public place." That doesn't mean that you don't have a ton of ways to challenge your arrest. There are numerous DWI attorneys in Houston. Use the FIND A LAWYER tab and start interviewing some immediately, as you only have a short window to keep your license.
Here's some case law if you're interested:
"…Texas courts have held that even areas that strictly limit public access may qualify as public places. When determining whether an area is a public place, the relevant inquiry...
Insurance adjusters are trained (by attorneys) to offer a minimal settlement amount. That amount is lower when they deal with a non-attorney. The amount is increased due to attorney negotiations, pressure, and threat of legal action. Often times a law suit must be filed, and right before trial (or early into the trial) magically the insurance company offers a fair settlement.
You need to contact a local personal injury attorney. Try the FIND A LAWYER tab on this website. They will be able...
Attorney Gene Beaty definitely knows what he's talking about with DWIs. So don't do unnecessary worrying. You have an attorney and it's first offense. Don't say anything specific about the event online or to anyone except your attorney.
The state may or may not have a good case against you. As for the fact that your wife was not cited, that may just be unfair. Sorry, life isn't fair. SIMPLE ANSWER: Talk to local criminal defense attorneys to defend you. You have good points I think, and should share them with your attorney so he/she can best defend you.
You can sue. As others said... definitely sue with an attorney, so you can check with them regarding what effect (if any) presence of alcohol will have. Try the FIND A LAWYER tab above on this site and search for local personal injury attorneys in your area. Call a few, and choose one that is a good fit, with a low contingency fee.
Yep, this is terrible and unfortunately not uncommon. Contact elder abuse attorney with experience in nursing home abuse. Use the FIND A LAWYER tab above if you don't know where to start. Call some local attorneys who will likely speak with you for free... and choose the one who fits best. Good Luck.