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Is my lawsuit frivolous?

Attorneys are professionals, and our job is to help you seek justice within the boundaries set out by the law. An attorney can help...

COMMENTARY: Impact of teacher diversity

MICHAEL ANTHONY VARGAS | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR This month, more than 75 organizations signed a coalition letter on the need for a more diverse...

What does “burden of proof” mean and how do you establish it?

In any personal injury case, it is up to the injured person to convince a judge, jury, or insurance adjuster that the person being...

COMMENTARY: USMCA good for Texas

President Trump followed through on his promise to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement when he signed a new agreement with Mexico and Canada...

COMMENTARY: Re-engaging contemporary adult learners in RGV

BY STEVEN E. JOHNSON | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR The 101: The Higher Ed Poll of Texas, released this 86th Legislative Session, revealed that 90...

COMMENTARY: Consumers and EMS

BY LEONARDO OLIVARES | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR Recognizing our emergency medical technicians during this National EMS Week gives the Rio Grande Valley an opportunity...

COMMENTARY: Being there for kids

BY ANA D. GONZALEZ | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR As a former teacher, I know just how much impact educators have in every child’s life. Growing...

COMMENTARY: The other Labor Day

BY ALÁN DÍAZ-SANTANA | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR May 1, May Day, is celebrated across the world as International Laborer’s Day or Labor Day, except...

COMMENTARY: Misinformation abounds regarding migrants

BY JIM DARLING | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR Over the past several months, much attention has been focused on the city of McAllen and the...

COMMENTARY: Trade uncertainty remains

BY ANTONIO GARZA | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR Earlier this month, President Trump appeared to back away from his threat to close the U.S.-Mexico border....