Helpful Articles

  • Knowing Where to Turn after a Car or Truck Accident

    Trucks, tractor trailers, and big rigs are very large and fast vehicles. When they collide with automobiles and smaller vehicles, serious and catastrophic injuries can result. It is important to understand that in car and truck accident cases, the applicable statute of limitation deadline is in play, and time is of the essence. You should never delay in seeking legal representation. If you have sustained injuries in a St. Louis Missouri car or truck accident, y...

     

    Posted by John J. Page 12/15/2017
  • What Happens When Trucking Companies Look the Other Way

    Commercial truck drivers sometimes engage in dangerous practices on the road—often on a regular basis. While the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has enacted and enforced strict regulations intended to prevent dangerous behaviors, some truck drivers and trucking companies continue to violate these rules, putting everyone on the road in danger. When a trucking company learns of violations by its drivers, the company is expec...

     

    Posted by John J. Page 12/15/2017
  • Truck Cargo Causes Pileup Crash Near St. Peters

    Trucks of all sizes are designed to haul cargo. Whether a big rig tanker truck or a pickup, these vehicles regularly transport varying sizes and types of cargo. There are specific procedures for loading cargo depending on the type of cargo and truck. If cargo is improperly loaded, accidents and injuries can occur. One recent accident in St. Charles Countydemonstrates the importance of properly securing cargo—even if the ve...

     

    Posted by John J. Page 12/15/2017
  • Can Car Accident Cause PTSD?

    CAN CAR ACCIDENTS CAUSE PTSD? You woke up last night again, sweating after re-living your traumatic car accident in your dreams. You felt the impact, heard the crushing metal, and startled awake from the fear. The National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (“PTSD”) reports that stressful reactions, such as nightmares or flashbacks, are normal after traumatic events—but if certain symptoms last longer than three months, are causing you greater than average distress, and are disrup...

     

    Posted by Gabriel Levin 11/29/2017
  • Challenges of the Mind: Managing Mental Disabilities in the Workplace

    Joe Rogers had worked for a large telecommunications company for 15 years and had been successful in his current position as regional sales manager until his bouts of manic-depression became too much to handle. The mental condition interfered with his ability to sleep and interact with others. Rogers (not his real name) couldn't make it in to work by the required time of 8:30 a.m. His memory and concentration suffered -- and so did his performance. Rogers decided he needed ...

     

    Posted by Charles A. Lamberton 10/23/2017
  • Georgia Personal Injury Guide

    At Brauns Law, PC, we take your injuries personally. We care too much about your future to just label your case as a number in a pile. We take pride in the fact that we’re a smaller firm, because it allows us to be more efficient and dedicated to each and every one of our clients. We know what you’ve been through and diligently work to not only help you get the compensation you need, but also the attention and service you deserve. David Brauns has spent his entire career (and the majority ...

     

    Posted by David Brauns 10/23/2017
  • Can A Divorce Lawyer In Houston Help You To Relocate Your Children?

    Can You Relocate With Your Kids To Another State From Texas Using A Divorce Attorney In Houston? Once you go through a divorce, it might seem challenging to get your life back on a good track, particularly if you’re simultaneously trying to navigate a new custody agreement while trying to move to another state. Before you leave the state with your children in tow, read this blog to educate yourself about the process so that you know you’re operating within the bounds of Texas family la...

     

    Posted by John Grubb 10/17/2017
  • How To Reduce The Cost Of A Divorce Attorney's Legal Representation

    Tips To Reduce Legal Expenses For A Divorce Lawyer In Houston Most attorneys say they are top rated and charge for the title.  Make sure you get quotes The best local attorneys will usually charge for consultations, this is because they want to make sure you are serious, and to deter cheap clients.  Don't be afraid of this Make sure to see if they offer emergency services Make sure they adhere to uncontested and contested divorce.  This will save you some time In...

     

    Posted by John Grubb 10/17/2017
  • Divorce Vs. Annulment In Texas: Let A Houston Divorce Attorney Help Get Your Marriage Annulled

    As per Texas family law, the validity of the marriage is what differentiates a divorce from an annulment. The two bring about issues of termination and invalidation, with a divorce is a legal termination of a valid marriage while an annulment legally invalidates a marriage (to mean the marriage was non-existent, a matter that requires proof for such statutory grounds. Given such complexities, it is often wise to consider hiring a Houston divorce attorney to help make heads or tails of everythin...

     

    Posted by John Grubb 10/17/2017
  • How A Divorce Lawyer In Houston Can Help You Obtain A Divorce From An Imprisoned Spouse

    Addressing Your Imprisoned Spouse And How A Houston Divorce Attorney Can Help Expedite The Process Of Your Divorce A divorce attorney that knows they are the best can expedite the proceedings and move them steadily along Make sure you are using a local attorney to ensure you get the 1 on 1 time you need Ask yourself, "are they handling my case in a professional manner that meets all my needs and are keeping things confidential with my case Just because they say they are top rated ...

     

    Posted by John Grubb 10/17/2017
  • Why Should You Choose A Houston TX Divorce Lawyer That Is Board-Certified?

    The Benefits Of Choosing A Board Certified Divorce Lawyer In Houston Choosing a certified Divorce attorney to take the case you know that they practice that line of line and are familiar with the proceedings You know you are getting a top rated lawyer in the arena when you check their reviews and get references Most lawyers that specialize in divorce law and mediation can tell you a good outcome before they even enter litigation Make sure they are professional and are confident tha...

     

    Posted by John Grubb 10/17/2017
  • Mediation’s Most Significant Benefits During A Divorce In Houston

    The Perks Of Having A Houston Divorce Attorney Handle Mediation You know you are being taken care of by the best divorce lawyer that you can Make sure they have a golden track record with positive reviews Find out if they offer emergency services Make sure they are local so you can get in touch with them when you need their services Just because they claim to be "top-rated" doesn't mean they are.  Do your research Make sure they are professional on the phone and offer all the serv...

     

    Posted by John Grubb 10/17/2017
  • POTENTIAL LEGAL CONSEQUENCES OF AN IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICE IN TEXAS

    If you’ve recently been arrested for driving while intoxicated, you may be concerned about what potential restrictions you may face in addition to fines and jail time. In Texas, DWI offenders are required to have an ignition interlock device installed on their vehicle which checks their blood-alcohol content before allowing them to start their car. This device allows the court to make sure you aren’t continuing to drive while intoxicated. Before being allowed to start your vehic...

     

    Posted by Jim Butler 10/17/2017
  • SHOULD YOU REPORT ASSETS ABROAD?

    Surely you have ever heard from a friend or professional, about the many advantages that diversification to other countries has in the field of business. The most notable advantages of this type of diversification are the patrimonial protection and the reduction of taxes. In the United States, being a highly international country, it is not uncommon for a resident or citizen to have interests or accounts outside the country. It is very important that when you have an interest, whether...

     

    Posted by Alvaro Acevedo 10/12/2017
  • Child Care Franchisee Wins Non-Compete Case by Confusing Everyone

    In The Art of War, Sun Tzu states, inter alia, that "The whole secret lies in confusing the enemy, so that he cannot fathom our real intent." Sometimes, but not often, this strategy, if used by a franchisee, works in combatting the enforcement of a post term restrictive covenant following a franchise termination. As an attorney representing only franchisees and dealers, I've historically been repeatedly accosted by potential franchisee and dealer clients demanding that I provide them with a ...

     

    Posted by Jeffrey M. Goldstein 10/04/2017
  • Governor Brown’s Veto of the Franchise Legislation, Cold Turkey Legs, Churning and Mud-Slinging

    Governor Brown’s recent veto of the proposed California franchise legislation was momentously stunning in light of his political background, the legislature’s strong support for the proposal, and the relatively unthrusting additional functional protection that the legislation would have provided to franchisees. Why did he veto the legislation? Where better to look for an answer than in the Governor’s Veto Message that accompanied the veto. In that document, the Governor provided three rea...

     

    Posted by Jeffrey M. Goldstein 10/04/2017
  • How to Deal With Multiple DUI Offenses and the Consequences of Drunk Driving

    It’s not your first time DUI or DWI offense, and you’re wondering what penalties you’re going to face past your first time DUI. The first charge has caused major consequences, what about the second and the third time? What happens when you get a second DUI and the possible penalties: Community Service Larger fines Up to 1-year jail time Required attendance at a DWI repeat offenders education class DUI License suspension up to 2 years Penalties for third dui conviction o...

     

    Posted by Jim Butler 09/29/2017
  • How To Protect Your Finances through a Divorce in Texas

    Divorce is a financial upheaval – no question about that. In divorce, you lose the financial assistance of your spouse, which can have several implications. Taxes, retirement, mortgage, education – now, it’s all on you to take care of. So here are some tips for couples to help you stay afloat as you transition to your new, single-income life. Keep it civil. A surefire way of making a divorce expensive is making it bitterly contested. Choose your battles carefully, or you...

     

    Posted by John Grubb 09/26/2017
  • WHO IS AT FAULT FOR YOUR TEXAS AUTO ACCIDENT?

    FAQs For Who Is At Fault In An Accident Have you sustained injuries in an accident? It can be difficult to prove who can be held responsible for an accident. How can I legally prove who is it at fault for a specific accident? Most likely it will be an insurance company that you need to present your case to, instead of a court of law. Therefore, it isn’t necessary to get perfect legal “proof” of anything. Instead, you will be informally negotiating with an insurance company via phone c...

     

    Posted by Jerry Trevino 09/26/2017
  • What To Do If You Are Injured At Work in Texas

    If you have been injured in a workplace accident caused by a third party, you may have a basis to receive compensation through a personal injury claim. The South Texas Law Offices of Jerry J. Treviño offers experienced representation on behalf of clients in third-party liability claims. To speak with a personal injury attorney at our firm about a workplace injury, contact our South Texas Law Offices in Corpus Christi or Harlingen, Texas. Third-Party Liability Claims A third-party liability...

     

    Posted by Jerry Trevino 09/25/2017