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How Do You Prove Wrongful Death?

How do you prove wrongful death? In Texas, to prove wrongful death in a lawsuit, you and your attorney must show that another party was negligent, liable, and at fault for causing the death of a close family member. According to Texas statutes, liability for damages arising from an injury that causes an individual’s death exists â€[...]

Date: May 14, 2020 / Wrongful Death
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How Do You Prove a TBI?

How do you prove you have a TBI? If you have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI), it is probable that you are not acting like you once did. You may be struggling with memory loss, confusion, and sometimes impulsivity. You might also be experiencing frequent headaches, sleep problems, and dizziness. So, how do you prove a trau[...]

Date: May 13, 2020 / Traumatic Brain Injuries
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Who Is Entitled to Wrongful Death Benefits?

When your loved one has died because of a negligent accident or wrongful act, you may wonder who is entitled to wrongful death benefits. The question of who gets wrongful death benefits can be especially important if the person was also a breadwinner. In Texas, spouses, children, and parents can file claims to receive wrongful death [...]

Date: May 7, 2020 / Wrongful Death
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Can I Sue for a Concussion?

If you or a loved one has suffered a blow to the head that resulted in a bad concussion, you may wonder, "can I sue for a concussion?" You may be able to sue for damages if the injury was someone else’s fault. A concussion is a head trauma that causes an alteration in your mental state. It may be easy to recover from a mild concuss[...]

Date: April 30, 2020 / Traumatic Brain Injuries
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Who Gets the Money in a Wrongful Death Settlement

After the death of a loved one due to the negligent actions of others, the surviving relatives may wonder who gets the money in a wrongful death settlement. Here in Texas, your Last Will & Testament (or the Estates Code, if you have no will) determines how your assets are distributed when you die. But what if your death was caused by[...]

Date: April 23, 2020 / Wrongful Death
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How to Get a Car Accident Police Report in Texas

When you’ve been in a crash, one of the essential things you’ll need to know is how to get a car accident police report. By law, police in Texas must make a written report if someone was injured or killed in an accident or if there was over $1,000 in property damage. It’s very important to include a copy of the responding offic[...]

Date: April 16, 2020 / Vehicle Wrecks
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How Much Does a Semi-Truck Weigh?

How much does a semi-truck weigh? The answer is that it depends. There are many weight variations, depending on different things. Here are some weight examples: Semi-tractors weigh up to 25,000 pounds. An 18-wheeler can legally weigh as much as 80,000 pounds. A semi-truck can haul up to 34,000 pounds. How Heavy is a[...]

Date: April 9, 2020 / Truck Accidents
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How Do You Determine Who Is at Fault in a Car Accident?

How do you determine who is at fault in a car accident? That can be decided based on the evidence showing the cause of the crash and applicable Texas law. An insurance claim or car accident lawsuit depends on a thorough investigation of the accident. The facts could show one or more parties are at fault in a car accident. As long as [...]

Date: March 23, 2020 / Vehicle Wrecks
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Can You Sue a Trucking Company After an Accident?

Enormous fear and confusion fill your life after you've been in a crash with a truck. You may be in a hospital bed with broken bones or at home with a concussion, wondering what happens next. And you probably have lots of questions like "what will happen to my family?" and "how will I pay these medical bills?" You may also be [...]

Date: March 16, 2020 / Truck Accidents
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Can You Sue A Hospital for Wrongful Death?

Can you sue a hospital for wrongful death? The answer to that question is “yes.” If your family member died as a result of medical negligence in a hospital and depending on the specific circumstances, the hospital may be held liable. In addition to the hospital itself, if your loved one’s careless injury was caused by a doctor,[...]

Date: March 9, 2020 / Vehicle Wrecks
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Zantac Recall and Cancer Risk

FDA Cancer Recall The United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced a Zantac recall in September 2019 due to an increased risk of cancer. The FDA expanded the recall on April 1, 2020, to request that both Zantac and ranitidine, its generic form, be removed from the marketplace. This means that no form of this medication [...]

Date: March 2, 2020 / Drug Injury
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How Much Compensation is Common with Head Injury Claims?

What is the average payout for a head injury? These types of injuries can cause devastating mental, emotional, and physical effects that affect the victim and their families for life. It is no wonder that payouts in a lawsuit can be very high. The average payout for a head injury will vary depending on factors such as the severity o[...]

Date: February 25, 2020 / Traumatic Brain Injuries
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How Long Does It Take to Get A Settlement from A Car Accident?

Time is not a luxury for someone involved in a car accident. If you’ve been hurt in a crash, you probably live with a great deal of pain. You might be unable to work while also facing expensive medical bills. The idea of waiting to get payment for these costs only makes you more frustrated. So, how long does it take to get a settle[...]

Date: February 18, 2020 / Vehicle Wrecks
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Can You Sue an Uninsured Driver?

It is overwhelming and frightening to be in a car crash, especially if you are injured, or a family member is killed. It’s something that you think will never happen to you, and when it does, you can be in disbelief and shock. You are suddenly faced with mounting medical bills, property damage, time off work, and sometimes a fear o[...]

Date: January 27, 2020 / Vehicle Wrecks
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How Does a Brain Injury Feel?

Our injured clients have unique experiences, as they are individuals with a specific set of physical characteristics, who were injured in a particular way. Two car crashes may look similar, but the effects of similar trauma on occupants of vehicles varies. There are collisions where some people are severely injured, and others walk a[...]

Date: January 21, 2020 / Traumatic Brain Injuries
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How Are Personal Injury Settlements Paid Out?

Whether your personal injury claim has been filed and you are waiting for your payments, or you haven’t even begun the process and are simply considering opening a claim, the process of personal injury claims is quite intricate. You are right to look for answers. After all, the goal of these claims is to obtain the money you need t[...]

Date: January 15, 2020 / Personal Injury
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What Are the Top Causes of Pedestrian Accidents?

Every 90 minutes, a pedestrian in the U.S. is killed in a crash. In Texas, pedestrians are at an even greater risk of being injured by a vehicle. What are the top causes of pedestrian accidents, and what can we do to make everyone on our roads as safe as possible? These are vital questions to ask to address our problems. Pedestrian[...]

Date: January 3, 2020 / Pedestrian Injury
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Helping Those Injured in December’s Liberty County Amtrak Train Crash

On December 17, 2019, a cement truck collided with an Amtrak train headed from Los Angeles to New Orleans. The crash took place near FM 1960 and County Road 621 just west of Dayton. There were 78 passengers and 12 crew members on the train, and we continue to learn more about what happened through our ongoing investigation. the ac[...]

Date: December 23, 2019 / Personal Injury