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Mar 16

Who Might Require Real Estate Litigation in Texas

Real Estate Law

Texas real estate law applies in many different kinds of transactions and disputes. You may be involved in a situation right now that can benefit from the expertise of a real estate lawyer. In this post, we’ll discuss who might benefit from the assistance of a knowledgeable Texas real estate litigation attorney.

Understanding Texas Real Estate Law

Real estate law extends into many categories. Areas like purchasing property, making investments, and developing land all require legal documents. Since real estate matters typically deal with high value property and/or where you live, it’s important to get legal assistance when you seek to protect your property rights.

Sometimes disputes arise that cannot be worked out in normal conversations. These are several reasons[...]

Mar 8

When Is It Time to File a Business Insurance Claim in Texas?

Insurance Claims | Business Insurance Claims

The purpose of business insurance is to protect your business from harmful events such as property damage, theft, and liability claims. These events can be devastating for a business, particularly a smaller business operating on a narrow margin.

Unexpected events are unfortunately common in business, and it’s estimated that 40% of small businesses will file business insurance claims within the next 10 years. However, this doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s always to your advantage to file a claim. Whether or not you should file a claim for a particular incident will depend on a number of factors, including the cost of damages incurred, what’s covered in your policy, and your deductible.

Below, we’re going to look at when it’s to [...]

Mar 2

What Texans Need to Know about Filing for Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death

If your loved one has died due to negligence, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim. In this post, we’ll explain how wrongful death claims work in Texas. There are several different steps and rules you need to follow, and we can help you navigate the claim process.

Definition of Wrongful Death in Texas

Under Texas law, wrongful death is defined as follows:

“A person is liable for damages arising from an injury that causes an individual’s death if the injury was caused by the person’s or his agent’s or servant’s wrongful act, neglect, carelessness, unskillfulness, or default.”

Examples of when a wrongful death claim may be filed include the following:

  • Drunk driving accident
  • Distracted driving accident
Feb 24

Parties Who Can Potentially Be Held Liable in a Texas Auto Accident

Personal Injury | Auto Accidents


If you are in a Texas auto accident, the answer to who’s at fault is usually fairly straight forward. There might be some questions, but generally speaking the responsible party will be either you or the other driver.

Not always, though. There are certain situations where other parties can be held liable instead of or in addition to the driver. It all depends on the specific details of your case. In this post, we’ll outline several different scenarios to illustrate how different parties may have caused your crash.

Other drivers

We mentioned this briefly above, but it’s worth going into in a bit more detail.

The simplest auto accident occurs when one driver hits another. If the driver who [...]

Feb 18

Common Ways That Kids in Texas Get Injured

Personal Injury | Child Injury and Accidents

No parent wants his or her child to experience an injury. Yet every day, countless Texas children are injured in a wide variety of ways.

In fact, injuries account for the majority of emergency room visits for Texas children. According to a report by the Centers for Disease Control, over 12,000 children between the ages of zero to 19 die from unintentional injuries, and more than nine million are treated for injuries every year in the U.S.

Below, we’re going to detail the most common ways kids in Texas get injured, how you can protect your child, and how to get help if another’s negligence was involved.


Children are natural explorers, and because of this they face falling risks [...]

Feb 2

Understanding Texas Premises Liability Law

Personal Injury | Slip and Falls | Premises Liability

If you are injured on another person’s property and that injury occurred due to unsafe conditions or negligence, the property owner can be held liable for damages under premises liability law.

Premises liability cases are some of the hardest types of cases to pursue in Texas, as they are often complex and necessitate that the plaintiff prove many elements to make a successful case. Below we’ve provided a breakdown of Texas premises liability law, including what elements must be proven to make a successful case.

A knowledgeable Texas premises liability attorney can help you better understand if you have a strong case for premises liability and help you determine how best to move forward.

Types of Premises Liability Cases

Jan 25

Business Torts: When Competition Turns to Illegal Practices in TX

Business Torts


Businesses are supposed to compete with each other. It’s built into the DNA of capitalism, and healthy, legal competition usually serves to make things better overall. Sometimes, though, individuals and other business entities engage in illegal behavior to get the upper hand against their competitors.

In some cases, these actions may actually be criminal, but most of the time they just come with civil penalties. In this post, we’ll discuss a recent case involving business torts, and we’ll also list the different kinds of illegal business practices that can be brought to civil court.

The Keeper Security Business Tort Case

In December 2015, the Ars Technica website published an article titled “Microsoft is forcing users to install a critically [...]

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