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When Do Salaried Employees Get Paid Overtime in Texas?

Posted in Wage & Overtime Violation on April 20, 2020

Texans pride themselves in their hard work and they have the right to be compensated fairly for that effort. It can be difficult for employees to understand the benefits of workers’ compensation, especially depending on the type of employment they fall under. Thankfully, the experienced Texas employment claims attorney, Rafael De La Garza, can make… read more


Injured on the Job? The First Steps You Need to Take If You’ve Been Hurt at Work

Posted in Worker compensation on March 10, 2020

If you’ve been injured on the job in Texas, one of the most important steps you can take is to educate yourself about your situation. While it is important to know more about your workers’ compensation claims process, learning what other options you have can put you ahead of the curve. While the McAllen workplace… read more


Massive Explosion in Northeast Houston

Posted in Premises Liability,Property Damage on January 25, 2020

An explosion at a utility, mining, and chemical plant early Friday morning has left 2 dead, one missing, and a mile wide swath of destruction to the surrounding area. What We Know about the Explosion So Far Houston authorities have reported that around 4:20 a.m. Friday, January 24, a powerful explosion occurred at the manufacturing… read more


What to Do If You Suffer a Winter-Weather Related Personal Injury in Texas

Posted in Premises Liability on January 21, 2020

While winter weather-related accidents may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Texas winters, there are plenty of areas throughout the state that do see some snow and ice. In these types of conditions, the chances of a personal injury can increase. If you are in a winter accident… read more


How Can I Prove Negligent or Inadequate Security?

Posted in Premises Liability on January 13, 2020

We often take our safety in public spaces for granted but, unfortunately, there are many criminals constantly on the prowl looking for victims to take advantage of. Thankfully, there are laws in place meant to keep us safe, which can also be used to provide legal support should you ever fall victim to a crime… read more


Make Safe Driving One of Your New Year’s Resolutions This 2020

Posted in Driving Safety Tips on January 6, 2020

Not only is it the start of a brand new year, but it’s also the start of a brand new decade, and with it comes the determination to become better people. Many may put things like exercising and eating healthy on their list of New Year’s resolutions, but if you haven’t made up your mind… read more


The Increased Risk of Drunk Driving Accidents During the Holiday Season

Posted in Drunk Driving on December 26, 2019

While the holidays are a lovely time to get together with friends and family, they also bring certain dangers; a common danger of which increases the risk of being in an accident caused by someone else’s drunk driving. The time between Christmas and New Year’s Day is an especially important time to keep safe and… read more


Injured While Holiday Shopping? Here’s What You Should Know

Posted in Premises Liability,Slip and Fall on December 23, 2019

It’s no secret that Black Friday is the busiest shopping day for retailers across the nation, but it is just one of many busy shopping days that occur before the holidays. In fact, Super Saturday–the Saturday before Christmas–on through until the 23rd of December are often considered the most active in terms of shopping. And… read more


Wrongful Cremation: The Ins and Outs

Posted in JOAN WILLIAMS on December 18, 2019

When a family member or loved one passes away, it is expected that the funeral home and/or mortuary will treat them with the respect and care that they deserve. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case.  Mistakes can – and do – occur. One such horrible and neglectful act is a wrongful cremation. Dereliction of duty… read more


A Plant Explosion Rocks East Texas

Posted in Plant Explosion on December 3, 2019

In the early morning hours of Wednesday, November 27th, a chemical and petroleum plant in Port Neches, Texas, exploded, where the aftershock rumbling through nearby neighborhoods caused significant property damage. Details Regarding the Accident Initially, the cause of the explosion was unknown, but it could be traced back to a processing unit that produces butadiene,… read more


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