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de la Garza Law Group in the Houston Chronicle

January 5, 2016

Federal judge urges parties to try to settle Taser case ‘A jury could say: This man has a dart in the eye and they’re still shooting him’, official tells attorneys for city. In a deeply concerned tone, a veteran federal judge implored the city of Houston and a lawyer for an unarmed man, who in…

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School responsible for not having defibrillator at sports event.

December 17, 2015

A public school district could be held legally responsible for not having an automated external defibrillator at a high-school soccer game, after a player collapsed and suffered permanent brain damage, the Florida Supreme Court recently decided. The player, Abel Limones, had stopped breathing and had no pulse. His coach and a nurse who happened to…

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Employer Responsible For Employee’s Driving

August 19, 2015

A recent case involving the death of a child illustrates how complex even a seemingly straightforward lawsuit can be. The case arose out of the tragic death of an 11-year-old girl who was waiting for her school bus. She was struck and killed by a truck driver making a turn. Evidence from the scene showed…

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August 2, 2015

In a recent victory for safety advocates, the family of a man killed by a tired trucker was awarded $58.5 million by a jury. The lack of care exhibited by the trucking company was staggering: The driver was new and had received none of the training required of people driving big rigs; he had been…

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