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What Is A Reasonable Settlement Offer in an Injury Case?

What is a reasonable settlement offer in your injury case depends on your individual situation. No two personal injury cases are the same. What is a good settlement amount in one case may not be enough to cover all the damages in another. How much your case may be worth generally depends on the seriousness of your injuries and the de[...]

Date: May 7, 2021 / Personal Injury
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Texas Workers’ Compensation System Is Improving

Texas stands alone among the 50 states in not requiring most employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance for their employees, and for years the system was in dire straits. Fortunately, in the years since 2003, the system has been improving. Workers’ comp is an insurance program that provides medical, rehabilitation, an[...]

Date: April 30, 2021 / Workers Compensation
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When Do You Need a Lawyer for a Car Accident?

You may consider yourself a safe driver and may never imagine yourself being involved in an accident. However, accidents happen when you least expect them. Distracted drivers, poor weather conditions, and mechanical failures are some of the reasons why car accidents occur. If you or a loved one have been involved in a car accident[...]

Date: April 23, 2021 / Vehicle Wrecks
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How Much Does a Brain Injury Cost?

How much a brain injury costs in dollars depends on its severity. The financial cost of a mild concussion will be less than that of a serious traumatic brain injury (TBI) that requires extensive hospitalization and rehabilitation. A serious injury can reach into the hundreds of thousands, or even millions, of dollars. Estimates show [...]

Date: April 21, 2021 / Traumatic Brain Injuries
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Learn What to Do When You’ve Experienced a Lower Back Injury in a Car Accident

Car accidents can result in painful and sometimes debilitating lower back injuries. The impact of a crash, even a slow-speed one, can cause the body to be unnaturally jostled, twisted, and thrown around. The sharp and sudden movement from a car accident can cause whiplash, sprains, and strains, bruising and swelling, herniated discs,[...]

Date: April 20, 2021 / Vehicle Wrecks
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How Can Mediation Help My Personal Injury Case?

Being involved in a personal injury accident can be a life-changing and overwhelming experience. You were injured and are now confused about the next steps you should be taking to help yourself. You don’t have to face this alone! There are many benefits to hiring a personal injury attorney to represent you in your case. An attor[...]

Date: April 14, 2021 / Personal Injury
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Can You Sue if You Get Burned at Work?

Whether you can sue if you get burned at work depends on all the circumstances. If you work for an employer that carries workers’ compensation, you can’t sue your employer for your burn injury. If you work for a non-subscriber employer, you can sue if your injuries were caused by negligence. And in both situations, you may be abl[...]

Date: March 31, 2021 / Burn Injuries
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How to Calculate Pain and Suffering in a Car Accident Settlement

When you’ve been seriously injured in a car accident, it can be hard to put a dollar value on the pain and suffering you’re experiencing. The physical pain of a bad injury can be enormous. And the mental trauma of an accident can be emotionally devastating. Both physical and emotional pain are subjective, making them very hard to[...]

Date: March 31, 2021 / Vehicle Wrecks
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What Back Injuries Require Surgery?

If you’ve been in a car crash, fallen, or had another serious accident, you may have a back injury. Back injuries that affect the spine can require surgery. Only a doctor who evaluates you can tell you whether your back injury requires surgery, however. But it can be valuable to know about the types of back injuries that surgery ma[...]

Date: March 24, 2021 / Personal Injury
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Can You Sue for Drug Side Effects?

Can you sue for drug side effects? The answer is “maybe.” Whether you can sue depends upon all the facts of your case. Many over-the-counter medications and prescription drugs have side effects. Sometimes these side effects are very minor and don’t cause injury. But when drug side effects cause serious or long-term harm, you ma[...]

Date: March 17, 2021 / Drug Injury
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How Does a Wrongful Death Case Against the Police Succeed?

The recent tragic deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, David McAtee, and several other people around the country have shined a bright spotlight on civil rights violations and negligent acts by police. Unfortunately, in many of these cases, officers involved aren’t being held criminally responsible for their actions. But even if [...]

Date: March 3, 2021 / Wrongful Death
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What Are the Most Common Work Injuries at a Hospital?

When you work in a hospital as a health care worker, you know helping the sick and injured can be incredibly rewarding. Unfortunately, the chances of being injured are also high. Hospital workers have some of the highest injury rates of any industry. In fact, health care workers are more likely to be injured on the job than workers i[...]

Date: February 24, 2021 / Workers Compensation
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How Stores Can Prevent Slip and Fall Injuries

Slipping and falling in a store is scary. It can also be costly, both physically and financially. Unfortunately, slips and falls at stores and elsewhere that result in serious harm and require medical treatment happen far too often. According to the National Floor Safety Institute, a non-profit organization with the mission of preven[...]

Date: February 17, 2021 / Premises Liability
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How Can I Tell Whether a Head Injury After an Accident is Mild or Severe?

How can I tell whether a head injury after an accident is mild or severe? That's a question that can only truly be answered by a doctor. There are some common symptoms, though, that may indicate the degree of your head injury. But it's most important to get medical help right away when you've been in an accident and hurt your head. O[...]

Date: February 10, 2021 / Personal Injury
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Can You Get Punitive Damages in a Car Accident Case?

Depending on the circumstances, you may be able to get punitive damages in a car accident case. Punitive damages may be awarded in car accident injury claims when the at-fault driver or other party was grossly negligent in their actions. When someone is grossly negligent, it means that they had little or no regard for the safety and [...]

Date: February 3, 2021 / Vehicle Wrecks
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What Are the Risks of Premature Birth?

There are many serious risks of premature birth. Some health risks are short-term, while in other cases, being born prematurely can lead to problems that affect people for the rest of their lives. In addition to the physical problems from being born early, there are often serious financial impacts to parents of premature babies. Babi[...]

Date: January 27, 2021 / Medical Malpractice
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Types of Birth Injuries Caused by Delayed C-Sections

When C-sections are delayed because doctors or nurses don’t recognize dangerous complications during labor, birth injuries can happen. The types of birth injuries caused by delayed C-sections include: Brain damage Cerebral palsy Erb’s palsy. Children who sustain such injuries will often need expensive and sometimes l[...]

Date: January 20, 2021 / Medical Malpractice
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What Did I Hire You For?

Why you have to participate in litigation. Many of the cases we handle settle without filing a lawsuit. We frequently resolve a claim directly with the insurance company. When the time is right (at the conclusion of treatment, or when the future course of your injury can be determined by your doctors), we gather the medical docume[...]

Date: January 19, 2021 / Personal Injury