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Overtime Wages & Non-exempt Employees

Under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), covered employers need to pay eligible employees—known as non-exempt workers—an overtime premium ...
Jan 23/by Michael Pulk
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Holiday Travel Safety Tips

During the holidays, you may be traveling out of town to visit friends and relatives. While road trips can be exciting and fun, they can also be dangerous. It is important to adequately prepare before starting out, and to exercise caution while on the road.Here are some safety tips to help ...
Dec 15/by Michael Pulk

Should I Accept The Settlement Offered To Me By The Insurance Company?

Motor vehicle accidents can inflict some serious injuries, leaving survivors overwhelmed by medical bills, lost wages and, in some cases, the inability to return to work. During this difficult time, it might be tempting to accept an offer made by the at-fault party’s insurance company, but this is generally a major mistake.
Oct 6/by Michael Pulk
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Waltman & Grisham Donates to Elderly Hurricane Harvey Victims

Hurricane Harvey caused widespread devastation that left so many people without necessary, day-to-day supplies. Our team noticed that many elders needed help too. We took it upon ourselves to start putting together bags and boxes with products suited specifically for elders.
Sep 15/by Michael Pulk
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Preventing Child Bicycle Accidents

Many children throughout the United States love to ride their bicycles. Unfortunately, many of them are unaware of the possible dangers correlated with biking unless their parents teach them about riding safety. If your child is learning how to ride a bicycle, share the following safety tips ...
Sep 12/by Michael Pulk

Attorney Robert Waltman Selected for Inclusion in 2016 Super Lawyers® List

We are pleased to announce that Attorney Robert Waltman has been selected for inclusion in the 2016 Super Lawyers® list. This achievement signifies his commitment to providing top-tier, honest, and knowledgeable legal representation.
Sep 8/by Michael Pulk
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How Long Does Whiplash Last?

Also known as a neck sprain or neck strain, whiplash is an injury to the soft tissues located in the neck. This type of injury often occurs when a person is rear-ended in a motor vehicle, causing a sudden backward movement and forward movement to the neck joints and the upper back to overstretch. Symptoms include ...
Sep 1/by Michael Pulk
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Beware Of Swimming Pool Accidents This Summer

One of the most common things people do cool off on a hot day is to take a dip in the swimming pool. While swimming pools provide fun for the entire family, they also cause thousands of drowning and injuries on a yearly basis.
Aug 23/by Michael Pulk
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Don’t Post About Your Injury on Social Media

It is important to understand that insurance companies hire private investigators to keep tabs on those seeking compensation. They will thoroughly investigate your social media accounts to see if they encounter anything that may cast doubt on your injury.
Aug 10/by Michael Pulk

Texas’ Texting & Driving Laws Are Changing

The rules of the road are getting a significant change in the coming months, and it could be for the better. Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 62 into law, officially making texting while driving against the law. Under the new law, all forms of “electronic messaging” are now against the law while operating a vehicle.
Jul 27/by Michael Pulk
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Dangers of Texting While Driving

Unfortunately, a significant portion of Americans cannot seem to put the phone down whenever we operate a motor vehicle. Each day in our country, approximately nine people are killed and more than 1,000 are injured in car accidents that are reported to involve a distracted driver.
Jul 14/by Michael Pulk

Tips to Prevent Pedestrian Accidents

Texas licensed drivers are responsible for adhering to the state rules of the road and practice safe driving techniques. Unfortunately, many motorists choose to drive their vehicles recklessly, which places the lives of other drivers, passengers, and pedestrians in danger.
Jul 6/by Michael Pulk