Insurance Companies – the unseen hand at trial

Posted on Monday, October 16th, 2017 at 9:35 pm    

Although the insurance company isn’t mentioned at trial, it’s often the unseen puppet master pulling the strings of the defense attorney.  It selects and pays for the defense attorney and approves of the experts and all their travel and expenses.  Most importantly the insurance company decides what amount (if any) to offer to resolve the […]

Moon Bounce and Bounce House Injuries Very Common

Posted on Friday, July 28th, 2017 at 2:21 pm    

Parents and children alike should exercise caution with moon bounce or bounce houses.   Injuries from regular play on these recreational and backyard toys is far more common than realized.  Injuries can include paralysis, traumatic brain injuries (TBI), broken bones and sprained or torn muscles.  12 deaths have been reported from these devices.  If the […]

Trucks Are Getting More Dangerous And Drivers Are Falling Asleep At The Wheel. Thank Congress.

Posted on Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 at 6:24 pm    

Trucks Are Getting More Dangerous And Drivers Are Falling Asleep At The Wheel. Thank Congress. Michael McAuliff Senior Congressional Reporter, The Huffington Post ILLINOIS STATE POLICE A scene from the Jan. 27, 2014 tractor trailer accident that killed one man and critically injured Illinois State Trooper Douglas Balder. ADVERTISEMENT AdChoices WASHINGTON — Illinois State Trooper […]

Largest Trucking Companies in the United States

Posted on Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 at 7:58 pm    

Trucking companies move most of the freight in the United States.   18-wheelers and semis or tractor trailers are particularly prevalent in the southwestern U.S., including  Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Arizona, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Colorado.  Several massive trucking companies dominate the freight trade and are commonly seen on interstates and highways.   The largest trucking […]

Accidents involving 18-wheelers or Semi’s on I-10, I-35 and I-45 in Texas

Posted on Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 at 8:01 pm    

Texas has major highways crisscrossing the state including interstate 10 (I-10), interstate 35 (I-35), interstate 45 (I-45).   Tremendous amounts of traffic flow in and out of San Antonio, Austin, Dallas and Houston along these interstates.   Tractor trailers, also known as 18-wheelers or semi’s dominate these roadways and have lead to serious crashes and […]

Insurance in Civil Lawsuits

Posted on Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 at 9:35 pm    

An insurance company is involved in almost every lawsuit filed, but juries don’t get know about it.   Hiding the insurance policies from juries is a Texas rule (one of our neighboring states not only tells juries about insurance, but actually allows injured parties to sue the defendant’s insurance company directly). The Texas rule’s intention […]
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