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Who Is at Fault in a Lane-Change Accident?

It’s difficult to prove fault in a lane-change accident, but our Houston accident attorneys can help. Merging onto a highway or changing lanes on a busy street is a major cause of accidents, and it can be tricky to determine who was at fault. While merging, drivers may speed up, slow down, misjudge the space between vehicles, fail[...]

Date: November 23, 2021 / Vehicle Wrecks
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Who Can You Sue If You Fall in a Parking Lot?

It only takes a few seconds to slip and fall, and you may end up wondering, “Who can you sue if you fall in a parking lot?” The answer to this question varies in complexity, depending on where the incident occurred. Whenever you are away from home, you rely on parking lots to leave your car as you shop, dine, see a movie, atte[...]

Date: November 9, 2021 / Premises Liability
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Laws that Protect Pharmaceutical Companies

Laws that protect pharmaceutical companies, as well as consumers, typically fall under federal jurisdiction. Countries regulate the creation, distribution, and sale of pharmaceutical drugs within their borders. In the United States, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) oversees the approval of newly developed drugs before they reac[...]

Date: October 26, 2021 / Drug Injury
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Can You Sue if You Slip & Fall and There is a Wet Floor Sign?

Getting Compensation When You Fall Near a Wet Floor Sign Businesses that see a lot of foot traffic, like shopping malls, are very aware of the law regarding slip-and-fall accidents. Those companies employ expensive lawyers to protect them from having to pay for claims and lawsuits if a customer is injured as a result of their neglig[...]

Date: October 12, 2021 / Premises Liability
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Why Do Most Personal Injury Cases Settle?

It may seem to be common knowledge that most cases in Texas settle without going to trial. This is true for both criminal and civil cases. When a high-profile case settles, people often wonder about the motivations behind settling instead of going to trial. There are legitimate reasons you and your attorney may prefer to settle inste[...]

Date: September 28, 2021 / Personal Injury
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Why Is Highway Hypnosis Dangerous?

Have you ever driven somewhere and not remembered all or parts of the trip? Did you wonder how you got to where you were going? If this has happened to you, you may have experienced highway hypnosis, a potentially dangerous condition. Why is highway hypnosis dangerous? Like its name suggests, highway hypnosis is a hypnotic or tr[...]

Date: September 28, 2021 / Vehicle Wrecks
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Who is Responsible if Your Child is Injured at School?

It’s the phone call that every parent dreads: Your child has been injured at school. These phone calls come more often than many people might think. An estimated 2.2 million kids ages 14 and under sustain school-related injuries annually in the United States, according to Safe Kids, a nonprofit organization focused on child saf[...]

Date: September 14, 2021 / Premises Liability
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What to Do If You’re Injured by a Recalled Product

Even though a product is on a store shelf, that doesn’t mean it’s safe. Defective products can and do make their way into the marketplace. When they do and injuries happen, the manufacturer and sometimes other parties in a product’s distribution chain can be sued. Manufacturers can be sued even if a recall notice has been issue[...]

Date: September 14, 2021 / Product Liability
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What Qualifies as Wrongful Death?

What Is the Action That Leads to a Wrongful Death? While the answer to the question “What is a wrongful death” is simply stated, wrongful death lawsuits and claims can take many forms. A wrongful death is when someone dies because of someone else’s negligent, reckless, or intentional conduct. Many things may indicate that a wr[...]

Date: August 31, 2021 / Wrongful Death
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Don’t Forget About the Broker

Trucking accidents differ from car collisions. In a head-on car crash involving two average passenger vehicles traveling at the same speed, the occupants of both cars may be susceptible to sustaining equally extensive injuries. On the other hand, when a tractor-trailer collides with a passenger vehicle, the injuries are disproportion[...]

Date: August 23, 2021 / Vehicle Wrecks
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What to Do if a FedEx Truck Hits Your Car

Get Help from an Experienced Car Accident Attorney You, like most people, are doing an increasing percentage of your shopping online. You expect a rapid, worry-free delivery of the goods you’ve paid for. However, that is putting an increasing load on local, state, and national roadways and increasing pressure on the drivers that d[...]

Date: August 17, 2021 / Vehicle Wrecks
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6 Reasons You Should Consult a Lawyer Before Deciding to Accept an Offer from the Insurance Company

Insurance companies exist to provide financial compensation to people involved in an accident. They create policies with payout limits for bodily injury, cover the cost of repairs for physical property, and pay for incidental damages to innocent bystanders and property owners. Insurers typically offer an accident victim a lump sum of[...]

Date: August 3, 2021 / Personal Injury
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What Types of Injuries Are Caused by Airbag Deployment?

There are many serious injuries that can be caused by airbag deployment. Even if deployed in a slowly moving vehicle, an airbag can cause injuries. When airbags are defective, deploying unexpectedly or with too much force, injuries are likely. While the airbags are meant to protect us in a crash and often do prevent serious injury, t[...]

Date: July 20, 2021 / Defective Products
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Can You Sue an Insurance Adjuster?

Insurance adjusters investigate claims involving car accidents and other mishaps. They work directly for the insurance company or are independent contractors. If you received an insurance claim denial for your car accident and believe the insurance adjuster acted in bad faith, you may be able to sue them and the insurer in court. Bad[...]

Date: July 6, 2021 / Vehicle Wrecks
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A Victory for Texas Auto Insurance Policyholders: Allstate v. Irwin

Is it worth purchasing uninsured/underinsured coverage (UM/UIM) under your auto insurance policy? Having UM/UIM coverage under your insurance policy can benefit you if you ever find yourself in a situation like Sarah’s. Three years ago, Sarah was driving back home from her job after a long day. She slowed down due to oncoming t[...]

Date: June 29, 2021 / Vehicle Wrecks
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Zoom & Your Case: What to Expect

The COVID-19 pandemic introduced changes in how we interact with others. The pandemic invited less face-to-face interaction and imposed six-foot-distancing and mask-wearing rules. The pandemic rushed in a new era of tele-everything – teleworking, telehealth healthcare, teleconsultation with clients, and teleconferences to streamlin[...]

Date: June 22, 2021 / Legal News
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What is the Difference between a Birth Defect and a Birth Injury?

Birth defects develop during pregnancy due to genetics, inherited conditions, environmental factors, or other causes. They include conditions such as cleft palate, club foot, heart defects, and spina bifida, in which the spinal cord isn’t properly developed. The exact causes of these defects often aren’t known, and they usually a[...]

Date: June 9, 2021 / Medical Malpractice
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Who’s at fault in a self-driving car accident?

Technology has been advancing at a faster rate in the 21st Century. Driverless cars, which were once only a product of our imagination, are slowly become a reality. Car manufacturers like Tesla have introduced self-driving technology that allows drivers behind the wheel to give up control and let the car drive itself. Whether or [...]

Date: May 27, 2021 / Vehicle Wrecks