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Steps to Take After Suffering a Personal Injury

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When you’re out and about, anything can happen. You could get in a car accident. You could slip and fall in a restaurant. You could get bitten by a dog. You may be injured during a surgery due to medical malpractice. When you are injured, you may be caught off guard and confused about… Read More »

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Types of Personal Injury Cases You Should Know About

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When you think of personal injury cases, car accidents may be the first to come to mind. However, injuries can happen at any time and in any number of ways. When you’re outside of your home, you could fall victim to a variety of different accidents. It’s best to understand the most common ones… Read More »

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Comparative Negligence and Contributory Negligence: What You Need to Know

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In any personal injury claim, there is one important concept that you always need to keep in mind: negligence. A person is considered to be negligent when they do something or fail to do something and it causes an accident, which leads to subsequent harm for one of the parties involved. An example of… Read More »

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The Role of Negligence in Personal Injury Claims

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You were injured in a car accident. You were driving along when another driver ran a stop sign and T-boned you. Sure, that may be clear to you, but for legal purposes, you will have to prove negligence. Negligence is the most common basis for personal injury claims. A person who is negligent fails… Read More »

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Importance of Medical Documentation in Personal Injury Cases

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Personal injury cases can be tricky. Whether you have been injured in a car accident, slip and fall, medical malpractice case, workplace accident, or other incident, you need to prove your case. This means you need to have evidence of what happened and the injuries you sustained. Photos and witness accounts make good evidence…. Read More »

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Understanding the Basics of Personal Injury Law

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If you have been injured, and someone else was at fault, it’s a good idea to understand the laws involved. Depending on the situation, you may be able to recover compensation from the liable party. Each state has its own version of personal injury law. Also known as tort law, personal injury law allows… Read More »

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Can You Chase a Hit-and-Run Driver?

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Technically yes, at least in some cases, but chasing a hit-and-run driver is a bad idea. Texas has a very broad citizen arrest law. Non-officers may detain suspects if, within the non-officer’s view, they commit any crime that violates public peace. Pretty much any crime, especially a violent crime like injury hit-and-run, falls into… Read More »

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Breaking Down Swimming Pool Injuries In Texas

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Unintentional drownings are the leading case of death for children under four. A child this age can drown in as little as one inch of water. So, for safety purposes, the kiddie pool might as well be the high-dive pool. The safety outlook isn’t much better for older children. Drowning is the leading cause… Read More »

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Why Do Motorists Drink and Drive?

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In 2019, motorists were involved in 812 fatal DUI crashes in Texas. Most of these victims were between the ages of 21 and 35. Those over the age of 70 were least likely to be killed in a  DUI crash. Drinking and driving is illegal. We are taught that when first learning to drive… Read More »

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Listeria Outbreak in Texas Kills One Person & Sends Others to Hospital, Including Newborn

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in December, multiple illnesses, infections, and hospitalizations, as well as at least one death in Texas was linked to a Listeria outbreak in connection with hard-boiled eggs packaged and distributed by Almark Foods. Symptoms experienced by those affected include balance loss, confusion, headaches, muscle… Read More »

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