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Unusual Accidental Deaths

What Are Accidental Deaths? Accidental deaths are simply deaths caused by something other than a natural cause like disease or old age. These rules may not always apply. An accidental death can be caused by a car crash, a machine malfunction or a slip and fall down a mountain. Under Texas law, a death may be deemed accidental if t[...]

Date: March 21, 2022 / Accident Attorney
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Are Electric Vehicles Safe in an Accident?

Electric vehicles (EVs) are expected to be safe in a crash. They perform similarly to gasoline or diesel-powered cars in tests performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and have been shown to have no increased risk of fire from the batteries, as a general rule. However, that's not to say that EVs aren’t free o[...]

Date: March 7, 2022 / Accident Attorney
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Top 5 Dangers at Lake Conroe

If you had traveled seven miles northwest of Conroe, TX, about 50 years ago, you would have found nothing but a dustbowl. The lakebed had completely dried up after a drought that had lasted for years. When the bed was refilled with water in 1973, however, Lake Conroe quickly became not only a draw in the real estate market, but also [...]

Date: January 4, 2022 / Vehicle Wrecks
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Can You Sue if You Fall on Private Property?

If you fall on private property, you can sue if the accident was due to someone else’s negligence or fault. Property owners are responsible for making sure their premises are safe and properly maintained and must fix dangerous conditions to prevent injury to others. When a property owner fails to do so and you are injured as a r[...]

Date: December 21, 2021 / Premises Liability
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Top 7 Causes of Medical Malpractice

When it comes to your health, the last thing you want to worry about is not being able to trust your doctor. Even if do everything right, e.g. eating a healthy diet and exercising daily, you still need medical help from time to time. For this, you rely on your doctor to diagnose and treat certain conditions, address certain health ri[...]

Date: December 7, 2021 / Medical Malpractice
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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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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