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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

Zantac Recall and Cancer Risk The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Zantac recall in September 2019, and cancer is one key reason. Zantac, made by Sanofi Pharmaceutical, is known as an H2 blocker. It treats ulcers and heartburn because it blocks the body's signal to the stomach to produce acid. Low levels of nitrosodimethy[...]

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. Terry [...]

Date: December 23, 2019 / Personal Injury
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How Long Do You Have to Sue for Personal Injury?

How long you have to sue for personal injury in Texas is generally two years from the date of the accident that led to the injury. This time period is called a statute of limitations, and the provisions can be found in detail at Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code section 16.003. (***ALWAYS SPEAK TO A LICENSED TEXAS ATTORNEY TO [...]

Date: December 20, 2019 / Personal Injury
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How Much is My Car Accident Settlement Worth?

A car accident settlement is worth the amount that you and the representatives of the at-fault party agree upon. To get an idea of how much you should demand in payment, calculate the past and future expenses you’ll face because of the crash. Once you start the process of determining how much compensation you should receive, you[...]

Date: December 13, 2019 / Vehicle Wrecks
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Holiday Drunk Driving Isn’t Going Away Unless We Take a Stand

This December, as many as 3,000 people could die in crashes on U.S. roads. Around one-fourth of these fatal crashes will involve alcohol. Though the holiday season is supposed to be the time of year that we gather with loved ones and appreciate the things we have, it’s sadly also a season where people get behind the wheel after dri[...]

Date: December 6, 2019 / Vehicle Wrecks
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The Dangers Facing Temporary Workers

Among workers nationwide, temporary workers are particularly vulnerable to injury, and even death, at work. Since 2012, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) figures, annual deaths of temporary (contract) workers have accounted for over 15% of fatalities at workplaces throughout the country. In 2016, this added up to 856[...]

Date: July 24, 2019 / Workplace Safety News
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Knowing Your Audience

  Three Proceedings in Three Months: a Jury Trial, a Bench Trial, and an Arbitration   Being an effective advocate is as much about knowing your audience as it is about knowing the law. In a span of three months, I tried a civil jury trial, presented a bench trial, and submitted a case to arbitration. The preparation a[...]

Date: July 11, 2019 / Legal News
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The Controversial Law That Shields Manufacturers at the Expense of Consumers

It’s a law that has been on the books since the Reagan era. Section 6(b) of the Consumer Product Safety Act requires the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the federal agency tasked with protecting consumers from unsafe products, to obtain permission from manufacturers to reveal their identities. Product names and any [...]

Date: June 17, 2019 / Wrongful Death
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Texas Leads US in Road Deaths. How Will Our Lawmakers Respond?

The unfortunate statistics continue to show that Texas leads the nation in road deaths. Every day since November 7th, 2000, at least one person has been killed on our state’s roadways. In 2017 alone, 3,722 people died, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association. A recent article in The Texas Tribune reported [...]

Date: June 5, 2019 / Vehicle Wrecks
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