Oftentimes, I talk to clients right after an accident. In the wake of traumatic events, people sometimes have a hard time considering anything other than the event that just occurred. I have, on occasion, found it difficult to explain why hiring a lawyer quickly matters. Here are the reasons.
When performing discovery on a trucking case it is important to consider the interplay of many different concepts.The focus of a trucking case should be three-fold.First, through respondeat superior, Plaintiffs premise liability on the motor carrier through the acts of the driver...
In Texas, when I get a call involving a drunk driver or drunk driving accident, I generally follow the below analysis to make sure I am not missing any causes of action and can properly advise my clients. The below list is not everything, but is my personal checklist that I always check.
An implied covenant is one that is not expressly stated in the oil and gas lease but is so fundamental to the express covenants that courts have determined they exist as part of Oil and Gas Leases. Implied covenants are a part of all Texas Oil and Gas leases and have been recognized as enforceable.
Marketing claims are a subset of product liability claims. With a marketing defect claim, the plaintiff claims that the manufacturer failed to adequately warn about the dangerous propensities of its product or has failed to provide adequate instructions for the safe use of the pr...
With the passage of House Bill 4 in 2003, the Texas Legislature amended Section 16.012 of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code, which had been a 15-year statute of repose applicable only to suits for defects in manufacturing equipment, so that it now applies to all defectiv...
Tire defect cases are a special subgroup of automotive products liability. Tire defect cases provide an independent product liability cause of action against the tire manufacturer. But, if they are original equipment on a vehicle, they may also present a claim against the vehicle manufacturer.
Contact an Attorney This is something that I will constantly repeat. The importance of contacting an attorney early on after an incident leading to injury or death cannot be overstated. First, many
Medical Attention First, and foremost, seek medical attention for any and all injuries you have sustained or pre-existing injuries that have been aggravated. I am not a doctor and cannot dispense me
Trucking Companies are required to keep many documents to ensure safety and compliance. In trucking litigation, it is important to know what documents to request.