It is important for both dog owners and dog bite victims to understand the laws in Texas about dog bites. Texas follows the common law “one bite rule.” This means a dog gets one bite – the first time he bites someone the owner is generally not responsible. After that one bite, the owner is… Read More

An injured person who files a medical malpractice or other healthcare liability claim in a Texas court is required to serve an expert report and the expert’s curriculum vital on each defendant no later than the 120th day after the date each defendant’s original answer is filed.. The courts want this report to establish that… Read More

A medical malpractice lawsuit is a serious case in which a patient alleges that a doctor made a mistake while treating the patient and harmed the patient by making that mistake. Texas has several laws that are specifically directed at medical malpractice claims filed in the state’s civil court system. One of those laws establishes… Read More

In 2003, Texas passed legislation limiting the amount of compensation a plaintiff can receive in a medical malpractice case. This law is found at Chapter 74 of the Texas Civil Practice Remedies Code. The law caps how much a patient may receive in noneconomic damages from each defendant. The noneconomic damages cap ensures that after a… Read More

You may have noticed a lot of commercials aimed at men suggesting that they may candidates for testosterone replacement therapy. Bloomberg News reports that the market for testosterone has passed the $1 billion mark—and may pose a host of risks to men who use it, including heart attacks and strokes.   The Mayo Clinic offers… Read More

School’s out, graduations have come and gone, and summer is finally here. Scores of teens, many of whom have just graduated from high school, are taking to Dallas-area roadways with their friends for some fun before they enter college or the work force. Unfortunately, things don’t always work out as planned.   Cody Hensley attended… Read More

In February 2014, Baylor University announced plans to honor a construction worker who was killed while working on the new McLane Stadium on campus. According to, Jose Suarez, 55, of Manor, TX, drowned when a piece of construction equipment to which he was tethered fell into the Brazos River. Another co-worker was also tethered… Read More

Kids In Danger (KID), a non-profit organization based in Chicago, has provided annual reports about the recalls of children‘s products since 2002. In its 2013 report, KID reveals that only 10% of recalled children’s products were “corrected, replaced or returned” as directed in a recall in 2012. The 2013 report also found: Recalls of children’s… Read More