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Prenatal Medical Malpractice

When a woman becomes pregnant, she needs to take care of herself more than she did prior to pregnancy. A woman will usually seek the help of an OB/GYN that specializes in prenatal care. High-quality prenatal care is vital to ensure that the unborn child is born without any complications… Read More

Left Turn Collisions: Recurrent Deadly Accidents For Bikers

A Florida Institute of Technology student lost their life because of a motorcycle accident. A driver of a passenger car was traveling northbound and attempted to make a left turn while the student was traveling south on his motorcycle. The driver of the car then crashed into him while the… Read More

Cesarean Malpractice

Fort Lauderdale Nowadays, the modern medical knowledge related to birthing process is growing, so too the list of complications are increasing. Cesarean delivery also known as C-Section is common but significant for the general safety and health of the mother and child. A C-Section is a delivery made through a… Read More

56-Year-Old Woman Charged in Child’s Sexual Assault – Daughter says mother was HIV-positive

Houston investigators have charged Debra Flowers Haggerty, 56, with aggravated sexual assault of a child on September 17 – for allegedly using her mouth and saliva as a deadly weapon in the attack on the child. Haggerty is reportedly HIV-positive. The charging document states that Haggerty used her mouth and… Read More

Should I Turn Myself in for Cyber Crimes?

Most computer crimes that get extensive media coverage are stories of expert criminals who steal important information. In reality, there is a long list of computer related activities that can be prosecuted as cyber crimes. Identity theft, online impersonation and unauthorized access of computer systems may all be subject to… Read More

Calif. Man Fired Shots in Parking Lot of Mall

A man in southern Calif. was arrested on Saturday for firing 50 shots at an open-air shopping mall. Police in Newport Beach arrested Marcos Sarinana Gurrola, 42, after he told them that he had additional ammo in his vehicle. No one was hit by the raining bullets, but one person… Read More

Child Pornography Laws, Defenses and Penalties in Texas

Any criminal activities involving pornography featuring children or minors in Texas can be severely penalized. It is a crime to intentionally and knowingly possess pictures, video recordings or digital images of minors under the age of 18 engaging in sexual conduct. Sexual conduct is defined under Texas law as real… Read More

Defending Against Sexual Assault in Texas

Texas law provides very severe punishments for a sexual assault conviction. In fact, even being accused of a sexual assault crime can have long-lasting consequences for a defendant. In some cases, these consequences can persist even if the defendant is not found guilty. For these reasons, it’s very important to… Read More

Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child in Texas

In Texas, few crimes are as serious as sexual abuse of a child. However, within this category of offenses is another more serious crime called continuous sexual abuse of a child. This crime involves any type of sexual contact between an adult and a minor child under 14 years of… Read More

Motorcycle Accidents Caused By Aggressive Driving

Riding a motorcycle is inherently dangerous, just by nature of bike design. But properly ridden and with the appropriate gear, you can be safe on your motorcycle. That is, if you keep your eyes on other drivers to ride defensively. Everyone on the road can be in danger due to… Read More

Houston Criminal Lawyer James Alston represents clients in the Houston area, including Pasadena, Sugar Land, Missouri City, Channelview, Conroe, Galveston, Angleton, Richmond, Rosenberg, Beaumont, Galveston County, Ft. Bend County, Montgomery County, Brazoria County, Harris County and Jefferson County in Texas.