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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Burns and Other Catastrophic Injuries Explained

What is a catastrophic injury?

Some injuries are so severe that the injured will never return to his or her previous level of functioning.  These kinds of injuries are often referred to as catastrophic, and a catastrophic injury will impact all aspects of a person’s life.  Life altering injuries may prevent an accident victim from returning to work and performing daily living functions. Individuals that sustain a catastrophic injury like a disfiguring burn may be able to


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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Proving Diminished Earning Capacity in Texas


Everyone has certain mental and physical abilities that impact their ability to earn a living. Every person also has specific skills or attributes that influence how much money they will be able to make in a career over time. 
However, after you go through an accident, you may suffer from injuries that affect your physical and mental capabilities. This, in turn, can affect your ability to earn money in the future. A Texas Read more . . .


Monday, February 12, 2018

What Are Texas Damages Caps and How Do They Affect My Case?

If you are injured in Texas because of the negligence of a person or an entity, you can file a personal injury lawsuit to obtain compensation for your injuries. Courts award compensation in the form of damages to plaintiffs in these suits. However, there are caps - limits to the amount of money you can recover in damages from the negligent party.


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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Drunk Drivers Continue to Claim Lives in Texas


What damages could I receive if a drunk driver injures me?

An innocent person was recently killed in a drunk driving accident in downtown Houston.  The accident occurred in the early morning hours.  A suspected drunk driver in an SUV ran a red light at an intersection and collided with a car attempting to cross traffic.
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Saturday, December 23, 2017

Common Types of Bone Fractures in Automobile Accidents

Car crashes are devastating. The sheer force of two or more vehicles colliding with each other or with a stationary object can cause the body to absorb tremendous bone-shattering shock. The force will be even greater and the negative impact on the body more severe if the vehicles were moving at a high speed.

In some instances, the force of impact is enough to throw a person out of the vehicle if he is not wearing a seatbelt or send the vehicle rolling.


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Monday, November 20, 2017

Woman checking on her Disabled Vehicle Hit, Killed by Motorist on Texas 114


Tips on Avoiding Injury Following a Highway Breakdown

A Fort Worth woman was killed when she was hit by a vehicle while she was checking on her disabled car on 22 September, 2017. The accident occurred at about 9p.
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Sunday, November 12, 2017

Recreational Marijuana May Drive Up the Rate of Car Accidents


Could car accident rates increase if Texas approves recreational marijuana?

With several states across the nation moving towards the approval of recreational marijuana, more studies are being released concerning the potential impacts of marijuana usage on public safety.   One such study has found an alarming link between the legalization of recreational marijuana and car accidents.  Our Texas automobile accident lawyers discuss the potential impact of marijuana use on automobile accident rates and your rights if injured by a drugged driver.
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Monday, October 9, 2017

I Was Burned During a Hot Stone Massage - Can I Sue For Disfigurement?

Yes, you can sue for disfigurement.

Hot stone massages should be relaxing and rejuvenating, that’s why they are so popular. Massage therapists are trained to use just the right amount of heat, apply just the right amount of pressure and be mindful of their patients, especially considering the stones used are very hot. Sadly, there are instances where clients have suffered burns while receiving hot stone massages from untrained or negligent massage therapists. Sometimes, the spa may not even be licensed.


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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Understanding The Cost of Living With Severe Burn Injuries

Many of us suffered first-degree burns while cooking or working with chemicals. These burns may hurt, but they are minor and do not penetrate the outer layer of the skin. For minor burns, we may apply a skin cream or antibiotic and move on with our lives.

Some people, however, suffer from more serious second- or third-degree burns if they are involved in a house fire or fire caused by a car accident, or when working with caustic chemicals. These burns may penetrate all the layers of the skin and even damage tissue underneath.


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Friday, September 15, 2017

What To Do When You Are Involved in an Accident With a Commercial Truck in Texas

Commercial truck accidents are traumatic events. You do not wish to ever be involved in an accident with an 18-wheeler, a construction vehicle, bobtail truck, cement mixer or any other commercial truck. Because of their size and weight, a collision with such a truck can cause severe personal injury, property damage and in the worst cases, death.

If you have been involved in an accident with a commercial truck, there are a number of steps you should take immediately afterward. Often, injured drivers or passengers fail to act responsibly at the scene of the accident, costing them their compensation claims or even worse, committing an offense.


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