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Types of Deceptive Trade Practices

Recently, the multinational pharmaceutical megacorp Johnson and Johnson was forced to pay over half a billion dollars for its role in the opioid crisis. Among the evidence was the fact Johnson and Johnson misled doctors and consumers by stating its opioid-based drugs were not addictive, which exacerbated the crisis significantly. This is a great example … Continue reading “Types of Deceptive Trade Practices”

How Driverless Vehicles May Affect Accident Law

With autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles on the rise, it can be jarring to know that a set of sensors and algorithms, rather than human thought, may be controlling some of the cars around you. Dozens of states have enacted some form of legislation related to autonomous vehicles, including Texas, and vehicle testing has started in … Continue reading “How Driverless Vehicles May Affect Accident Law”

A Look at the Miracle of Adoption and Vital Statistics 

Adoption happens every day in this country. Millions of kids find a loving home to go to and millions of excited parents take in a child to be part of their family. This has been described by many adoptive parents as a miraculous exchange. Such a move and decision on the part of the parents … Continue reading “A Look at the Miracle of Adoption and Vital Statistics “

Four Things To Know About Motorcycle Accidents on Texas Highways

In 2012, it was said that the state of Texas contained within its borders 80,000 miles of highways. And every day these highways see thousands of vehicles travel through them. Along with the cars, trucks, eighteen wheelers, are hundreds of motorcyclists driving through. In 2017, statistics showed more than 386,938 bikers were registered in the … Continue reading “Four Things To Know About Motorcycle Accidents on Texas Highways”

What Are the Child Support Laws in Texas?

  Getting a divorce is never easy, and it can be even more complicated when a child is involved. You and your partner will need to discuss many important things, such as division of property, custody, and finances, including child support. At Quiñonez Law Firm, we offer child support litigation that can help you and … Continue reading “What Are the Child Support Laws in Texas?”

When Do I Need a Lawyer Following a Car Accident?

You got in a car accident. You followed the instructions you’ve always been advised: call the cops, gather the other driver’s information, and file a claim with your insurance provider. That’s it. Everything is settled! In a perfect scenario that would be the case. However, in the complicated, messy, and often unjust world we live … Continue reading “When Do I Need a Lawyer Following a Car Accident?”

My Ex-Partner Won’t Let Me See My Child! What Are My Rights?

When it comes to child custody, there’s no doubt that the situation can be complicated on numerous levels. But when you’re a parent with shared custody who isn’t getting to see your child according to the legal court agreement, the situation can be even more stressful. A recent story that aired on KFOX14 on February … Continue reading “My Ex-Partner Won’t Let Me See My Child! What Are My Rights?”

Why Should I Get a Prenup?

It can be hard to see the reasons why getting a prenup is a good idea when you’re just so in love with your significant other, but prenups do so much more than just prepare you for a potential divorce somewhere in the future. Prenups allow you and your future spouse to plan for many … Continue reading “Why Should I Get a Prenup?”

Reflecting on National Adoption Month 2018 in Texas

National Adoption Month 2018 has been a success! Hundreds of children now have warm, loving homes and hundreds of families are now whole and complete. Adoption is a beautiful thing. Every child deserves to have a home, a loving family, and a support system that will help them grow up into productive and happy adults. … Continue reading “Reflecting on National Adoption Month 2018 in Texas”

3 Work Injuries That Occur During the Holidays

For many employees, once October hits it can feel overwhelming and at times distracting to do your job. From decorating your desk or cubicle to scoping out goodies in the breakroom and looking for the best online deals well before Black Friday and Cyber Monday — it’s hard to focus on work! Being distracted, however, … Continue reading “3 Work Injuries That Occur During the Holidays”