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Houston Pedestrian Traffic Is Up Due to COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Order

May 5, 2020
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Earlier this month, Governor Abbott lifted many of the restrictions that were a part of the stay-at-home order he previously implemented to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus. During the time that the stay-at-home order was in effect, most Texans were required to stay indoors, unless they were leaving to conduct essential business. Even…

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How a brain injury can impact you and your family

December 22, 2019
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When a person suffers a major injury, it can have a far-reaching impact on the entire family. For example, when one person has a brain injury, he or she may be unable to work or may need constant care. The person’s medical needs can be extensive and costly, and all of these things can directly…

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Port Neches Plant Explosion

December 10, 2019
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Wednesday morning before Thanksgiving, an explosion at the TPC Group Operations plant in Port Neches resulted in injuries and damage to homes in the area. A mandatory evacuation was initiated for everyone within half a mile of the facility, as the fire continued to spread after the initial explosion. It is believed that only a…

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Who’s liable for an injury at an Airbnb?

July 5, 2016

Airbnb and similar house-sharing services can be a great way for homeowners to earn extra cash and for travelers to enjoy the “comforts of home” while paying less than they would for a hotel. But what happens if someone is injured at an Airbnb-type rental? Hotel guests generally know that a hotel has a legal…

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The Most Overlooked Injury In The U.S.

March 28, 2016

Did you know that thousands of people suffer concussions each year, and don’t realize it – because the condition can be hard to diagnose, and because the symptoms often don’t show up until long after the injury occurs? As a result, many people don’t connect their symptoms to their actual cause. And they fail to…

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Governments Can Be Sued For Bad Road Conditions

March 27, 2016

Most auto accidents are the result of a careless driver. But sometimes, they’re the result of poor road conditions and in certain cases, a local government may be financially responsible for the injury if it didn’t maintain a safe road. For instance, a truck in Nebraska spilled wet corn mash – which has the consistency…

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Here’s a common issue when a doctor is negligent.

February 18, 2016

Doctors may have the best of intentions, but sometimes a doctor will make a mistake or be careless, and harm results. In many states, there are strict time limits for filing a lawsuit against a doctor. That means a patient must file a claim within a short time after the doctor’s actions, or lose any…

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Personal Injury Lawyer’s Take On: Nursing home abuse and neglect.

November 27, 2015

Elderly patients are being neglected and mistreated in nursing homes far more frequently than most people realize.  Even worse, when injury or death happens as a result of negligence by the nursing home, most relatives assume the cause was simply due to old age. According to the National Center on Elder Abuse, about one out…

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Personal Injury Lawyers Take On: Sports injuries.

November 11, 2015

Don’t give up! You might be compensated for a sports injury People who play recreational sports sometimes get injured; that’s a risk they face when they decide to engage in an athletic pursuit. But, often, the real cause of an injury isn’t the person’s own carelessness or bad luck; it’s something that the proprietor of…

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Children and ATVs

August 25, 2015

Children are involved in over 45,000 ATV accidents every year. Amazingly, 95% of children be- tween the ages of 12 and 15 who are injured on ATVs (and 65% of younger children) are injured or killed while riding a full-size ATV intended for an adult. These full- size machines are dangerous for children because they…

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