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Flood Damage

Hurricane Harvey Insurance Claims: The New Texas Insurance Law

Hurricane Harvey Insurance Claims: The New Texas Insurance Law What You Need to Know About HB 1774, Effective September 1, 2017 Introduction In the face …

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Natural Disaster Accident

HB 1774 Should Upset You

HB 1774 Should Upset You New Law Unlikely to Apply to Home Flood Damage Claims, but Will Impede Meritorious Wrongful Denial and Delay Claims We …

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Gas Prices

False Advertising and Price Gouging

False Advertising and Price Gouging The Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act Protects Consumers from Opportunists Major disasters like Hurricane Harvey reveal the great potential of …

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Wet Floor

How to Prove a Slip-and-Fall Case

How to Prove a Slip-and-Fall Case When businesses open their doors to the public, they have a duty to make sure they keep their facilities …

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No Win No Fee

Contingency Fees in Personal Injury Litigation

Armstrong & Lee LLP works on a contingency fee basis for personal injury claims. A contingency fee arrangement is one where a client pays a …

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Houston foodbank

Armstrong & Lee Helps at Houston Food Bank

Over the weekend, Armstrong & Lee lawyer, Joshua Lee, and his wife, Julie, participated in the Asian American Bar Association of Houston’s (AABA’s) Day of Service …

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Health Insurance Policy

Contacting Insurance Companies

If you are seriously injured in a car accident, you will have to deal with your own insurance as well as the other driver’s insurance. …

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Firm Team

The History Behind Armstrong & Lee LLP

Armstrong & Lee LLP informally began in a small study room at the University of Houston Law Center in 2011. After realizing that the whole …

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Totaled Car

Five Things to Do After a Car Accident

Anyone who has been in a motor vehicle accident knows that it is a traumatizing and jarring event. Unless you have thought about it ahead …

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Shipping Containers Ship

Two Powerful Remedies for Injured Longshoremen and Harbor Workers

Accidents involving injured seamen are governed by federal law, such as the Jones Act, general maritime law, state law, and sometimes international law as well. …

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Armstrong Lee Volunteers at Kennedy Elementary Holiday Party

Megan Savage and Joshua Lee, participated in the Houston Trial Lawyers Foundation’s annual Holiday Party at Kennedy Elementary School.  The Foundation sponsors the event to …

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Car injury

Four Benefits of Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Bodily Injury Insurance

Texas law requires that car owners purchase insurance to pay for any damages resulting from accidents that they cause. Currently, the minimum amount of liability …

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Car Crash

Three Types of Property Damage You Can Recover After an Accident

The most important consideration after a car accident is your health.  If you are injured or think you are injured, call 9-1-1.  Remember that, because …

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Super Lawyers

Armstrong Lee Partner Recognized as ‘Rising Star’ by Super Lawyers

Texas Super Lawyers Magazine has once again named Armstrong & Lee attorney Scott Armstrong to the 2018 Texas Rising Stars list for Personal Injury – …

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Firm Dinner

Armstrong & Lee LLP Welcomes Summer Associates

The attorneys at Armstrong & Lee LLP are excited and pleased to welcome their two law clerks for the summer of 2018: Teri Russell (Class …

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Car Accident

Determining Who Is “At-Fault” for an Accident

The period after an accident can be a stressful, overwhelming, and confusing time. There are a few things that you should do immediately after an …

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What is Maritime Law?

Maritime Law, also known as admiralty law, is its own fundamental branch of law which regulates commerce and navigation on the high seas and other …

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Insurance Claim Form

What Is the Difference Between a Third-Party and First-Party Insurance Claim?

Your insurance policy contains a set of promises that your insurer makes to you about what it will pay for if a “covered” event happens. …

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Basics of Offshore Injury Cases Under the Jones Act

What is the Jones Act? Congress enacted the Merchant Marine Act, better known as the Jones Act, in 1920. The Act gives a right of …

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Do you have a Maritime Injury Case?

All vessel owners or operators have a duty imposed by law to provide a safe and seaworthy vessel to any party involved with their boat. …

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Ship Accidents

Offshore Passenger Injuries

Injuries on Cruises, Yachts, and More By Armstrong & Lee July 20, 2018Injuries can happen to anyone especially while at sea. General maritime law covers …

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Personal Injury Protection (PIP) vs. Medical Payments (Med Pay): What’s the Difference?

When purchasing insurance, it is easy to become confused by the litany of different coverage options that are offered by the insurance company. This blog …

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Truck Accidents

What to Do After an 18-Wheeler or Trucking Accident

Any car accident can have serious or even life-changing effects on a person, but when an accident involves a semi-trailer truck or 18-wheeler, the chances …

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What Does “Negligence” Mean? Part I: Duty of Care

When it comes to personal injury claims, there is one word that is used over and over again: Negligence.  But what does “negligence” mean, legally …

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Lawyer justice

What Does “Negligence” Mean? Part II: Breach

This blog post is the second in a four-part series regarding the meaning of Negligence under the law. Recall that the four necessary elements of Negligence …

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Scott Armstrong Recognized as “Top Lawyer” by Houstonia

Armstrong & Lee LLP is pleased to announce that partner Scott P. Armstrong has been recognized as a Top Lawyer in personal injury litigation by …

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Armstrong & Lee Hosts Firm’s First Holiday Party

December 27, 2018Last Thursday, Armstrong & Lee LLP held its first annual holiday party for its staff and their guests at Steak 48 in Houston, …

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Workplace safety

What You Need to Know If Your Employer Is NOT a Subscriber to Worker’s Compensation

Texas is one of the few states in the nation that does not require employers to provide workers’ compensation insurance to employees. However, if an …

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Super Lawyers

Scott Armstrong Selected as “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers for Third Consecutive Year

Texas Super Lawyers Magazine has once again named Armstrong & Lee LLP attorney Scott Armstrong to the 2019 Texas Rising Stars list, “an honor reserved …

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Fifth Circuit Finds Personal Jurisdiction in Favor of Armstrong & Lee LLP’s Longshoreman Client

On April 11, 2014, our client was working as a longshoreman aboard the M/V Komatsushima Star, which was docked at Greens Port Terminal in Houston, …

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Super Lawyers

Firm Partners Joshua Lee and Scott Armstrong selected as “Rising Stars” by Super Lawyers

Our Houston personal injury firm is proud that Texas Super Lawyers Magazine has recognized firm partners Joshua Lee and Scott Armstrong as 2020 Texas Rising Stars.  This …

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Defective Pressure Cookers Cause Injuries and Burns

In today’s fast-paced world, many consumers are searching for ways to speed up the laborious process of cooking meals at home. From the popular George …

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Corpus Christi Pipeline Explosion Lawyers

Representing Injured Corpus Christi Pipeline Explosion Victims & Their Families On Friday, August 21st at approximately 8:00 AM, a devastating pipeline explosion took place in …

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Firm Partner Joshua Lee elected a Sustaining Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation

Firm Partner Joshua D. Lee has been elected to membership in the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation as a Sustaining Life Fellow. Fellows of …

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Firm Law Clerk Adam Grable Sworn into the Texas Bar

Adam Grable was sworn into the Texas Bar at the Firm’s office on the afternoon of November 3, 2020. The partners of Armstrong & Lee …

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Joshua Lee elected President-Elect of the Asian American Bar Association of Houston

Partner Joshua D. Lee has been elected the President-Elect of the Asian American Bar Association of Houston. The Firm is proud of its attorneys’ efforts …

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What 9 Things Should I Do After a Car Wreck?

A car accident is a stressful and terrifying experience. Our Firm has represented many clients who have lost loved ones and who have suffered severe …

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Top 5 Tips For Negotiating A Car Wreck Settlement

Top 5 Tips For Negotiating A Car Wreck Settlement

If you have been involved in a major car wreck, at some point in time you may ultimately be negotiating with the at-fault party’s insurance …

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Scott Armstrong and Joshua Lee recognized as 2021 “Rising Stars” by Super Lawyers

Texas Super Lawyers Magazine has recognized firm partners Scott Armstrong and Joshua Lee as Texas Rising Stars for 2021 in the area Personal Injury: Plaintiff.  …

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How Is Fault Determined In A Care Wreck?

How Is Fault Determined In A Car Wreck?

After a car accident happens, one of the first questions that many people ask is “How do I know if this wreck was my fault?” …

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How Do I Obtain My Crash Report In Texas?

How Do I Obtain My Crash Report In Texas?

Oftentimes, the single most important document in a motor vehicle collision case is the crash report (otherwise known as police report or car accident police …

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What Is The Difference Between A Minor And Serious Car Accident?

Car accidents can happen anywhere, at any time, and to anyone. Every day, millions of drivers are on the road together. They may be taking …

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Does the Insurance Company Have to Pay My Medical Bills?

Accidents can happen anywhere—on the road, at work, or at the grocery store. Whether the accident is a motor vehicle accident or a slip-and-fall, it …

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Joshua Lee awarded Best Lawyer Under 40 by APIS, State Bar of Texas

The Firm is pleased to announce that partner Joshua D. Lee has been awarded a Best Lawyer under 40 by the Asian Pacific Interest Section …

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