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.
Ryan Haun

FDA Issues Warning About Invokana Side Effects

In late 2015, the FDA required a diabetes drug known as Invokana to relabel its product, warning consumers of serious side effects caused by the drug.  If you or someone you know has taken Invokana, you may want to read further to determine if legal action is a good fit for you.
Ryan Haun

What to do when you have a weather claim

So your worst nightmare comes true – your biggest investment is damaged due to an event that you have no control over.  You look to your insurance policy, but rather than finding answers, you find forty pages of fine print.  The reality is that most policyholders have never read their insurance policy.  It is important to understand exactly what you are required to do to protect yourself and your family from further losses.
Ryan Haun

To Appraise or Not to Appraise? 

Buried in a standard homeowners insurance policy is a section that for the last hundred years was rarely used and even less frequently interpreted by Texas Courts.  The section I am referring to is the “appraisal clause.”