Did you know? Federal Aviation Regulations

Did you know that the comprehensive Federal Aviation Regulations may have been inspired by the work of a city attorney in a small Florida town that had no airplanes?   In 1908, P.A. Vans Agnew, city attorney in Kissimmee, Florida, drafted the first law of its kind in a city ordinance that restricted low flights…

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Is an Uber Driver Liable for an Accident?

If you suffer extreme bodily injuries from an accident caused by your Uber driver, you may be entitled to financial restitution for your harms and losses. This raises an important question—can you sue Uber over the accident or do you sue the Uber driver over the accident? In the following article, we’ll answer this complicated…

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Can You Sue Uber for an Accident?

Uber routinely advertises its ridesharing service as providing both quality and safety to users. However, accident data indicates there are in fact significant risks when someone uses a ridesharing service like Uber or Lyft. For example, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business examined available accident data, Uber accident statistics, and other relevant data…

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How Trenches Collapse and How To Avoid It

For many construction projects, excavation and trench work is an absolute necessity. Trenches are commonly dug out near construction sites to run cables, pipes, and equipment underground and beneath buildings. For a dug-out area to be considered a trench, its depth has to be as large as its width. It may be fair to describe…

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What Safety Equipment is Required on a Boat?

Texans are lucky to have many lakes and other navigable bodies of water. In fact, Texas is home to more than 360 miles of coastline and features a larger percentage of inland water than any other state in the entire country. This is why many Texans enjoy getting out on a boat and enjoying what…

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The Montreal Convention and International Passenger Rights

International airline passengers are protected under the Montreal Convention, and unfortunately, many people are unaware this treaty exists. The Montreal Convention can protect passengers when issues occur, for example, if luggage or belongings are damaged during the flight. Passengers are also protected by the Montreal Convention when more serious situations arise that are the fault…

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Accidents in Construction

With more than 10 million American workers employed in construction jobs, the construction industry is an important part of our nation’s economy. However, it is also one of the most dangerous. According to the Center for Construction Research and Training, more than 1,000 fatal occupational injuries occur every year on construction job sites in the…

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Hospital Malpractice Lawsuit

Each year, millions of people suffer serious bodily injuries, or lose their life, due to negligent treatment at a hospital. When medical providers fail to meet the established standard of care for their area of specialization (whether it be a nurse, an internist, or a surgeon) and someone is seriously injured as a result, this…

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