Doug Mena

Trucking Accidents

As motorists, we must treat each driver with respect and consideration on the road. Trucking accidents can be caused by the driver of the truck or by uncaring passenger vehicles.
Doug Mena

Automobile Defect Recalls

What Should Be Done After Receiving A Recall? If your car is on the NHTSA’s car recall list, all recall-related fixes should be done free of charge. You’ll need to take your car to an authorized dealer since they contract directly with the manufacturer. And to avoid complications, it’s best to bring your recall letter with you (if you have one). You can check here: https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls to check for any recalls on your vehicle.
Doug Mena

Worker’s Comp Third Party Claims

About Workers’ Compensation in Texas Texas doesn’t require employers to carry workers’ compensation coverage. Costs for coverage have declined 63% since 2005, in part due to the 28% reduction in employee claims. As such, more Texas businesses are offering coverage.
Doug Mena

A Quick Guide to Auto Insurance

Having the right auto insurance company and coverage is vital when (not “if”) you are involved in a motor vehicle incident.  We have all heard the old adage, “You get what you pay for.”  That same truism applies to car insurance as well.  However, who you choose isn’t necessarily as important as what coverages you elect. Choosing the right automobile insurance coverage can be a tricky process. You have to consider deductibles, coverage types and coverage amounts while also trying to make your dollar go further. Here are some tips to help you make this important decision so you’re covered in case of an accident.
Ryan Haun

Injured in an Uber? You’re not Alone

There is no question that ride sharing has changed the way we drive.  As airport parking approaches $20 a day, it makes sense to get a ride to the airport.  In its first eighteen months in Houston, Uber reported providing 3.5 million rides to more than half a million users.  Chances are, if you live in Houston, you’re going to encounter an Uber, whether it is from the back seat or in your rear view mirror.  But what happens when you get into an Uber accident?
Ryan Haun

The Truth About Slip and Falls

If you are hurt at a store, it can feel like a cruel joke.  Tort reformers seem to point to slip and falls as fraudulent claims and most lawyers will laugh you out of their offices before you even sit down.  But there isn’t a lot of useful information out there for injured people trying to navigate a difficult system.  Whether you talk to one lawyer or to ten, there are some things you need to know about making a slip and fall claim.
Doug Mena

Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filters

FDA Issues Warning on Inferior IVC Filters At Haun Mena, we pride ourselves on helping injured families all over the State of Texas.  In handling cases for our clients, we occasionally notice a product that is causing more injuries than it should.  Our research indicates that the IVC filter may be one of those products.
Doug Mena

Why Does My Neck Hurt?

“My goodness!  I was only involved in a minor fender-bender!  Why does my neck still hurt so badly?”  If you have said this to yourself or others recently, you have probably experienced whiplash.
Doug Mena

Traumatic Brain Injuries:  Are They Just for Athletes?

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a serious public health problem in the United States. Each year, traumatic brain injuries contribute to a substantial number of deaths and cases of permanent disability. In 2010 2.5 million TBIs occurred either as an isolated injury or along with other injuries.