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Fulgham Hamptom Law Group Blog

Jul 26
2018

Texas Daycare Injuries Caused by Negligence

Child Injury and Accidents | Daycare Injuries | Playground Injuries

When you put your kid in a daycare or child care facility, you expect that he or she will be properly taken care of. That they will be watched carefully. That the workers have been properly trained to keep your child safe. That the facility itself has been well-maintained. That there is nothing dangerous in the building or on the grounds.

Unfortunately, sometimes these expectations are not met. Sometimes children are hurt at daycare, not by mere chance or accident, but due to the specific negligent actions of another. When this happens, Texas parents owe it to their child, their family, and even other families to hold the responsible party or parties accountable for their actions.

Doing this can bring [...]

Jul 19
2018

How Injury Lawsuits against Drunk Drivers Work in Texas    

Auto Accidents | Drunk Driving Accidents

If you have been injured in an accident with a drunk driver, you aren’t alone. Many other Texans are facing the same battle as you. In this post, we’re going to explain how personal injury lawsuits against drunk drivers work in Texas.

Statistics Texans Should Know about Drunk Driving Injuries

Each day in the US, 29 people die from vehicle accidents that involve a drunk driver. That equals one death every 50 minutes. Nearly 30 percent of annual traffic-related fatalities in the US involve alcohol use. The costs of alcohol-related accidents add up to over $44 billion each year.

Over one million drivers were arrested in 2016 for drunk or drugged driving. But over 111 million people self-reported regular drunk [...]

Jul 19
2018

4th of July Car Crash? Texans Shouldn’t Pay for Another’s Mistake

Auto Accidents

July 4th is at the top of the list for most deadly crashes in a single day in the U. S. How so?

While a typical day involves 114 deadly car crashes across the nation, the number jumps to 148 average deaths every July 4th. Motorcyclists are also at a greater risk of crashing on July 4th. On an average day, 12 people are killed in motorcycle accidents, but the number rises to 26 daily deaths on July 4th.

Why? There are all kinds of reasons.

About 51 percent of all fatal crashes involve a drunk driver. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has gathered crash data for the past 25 years, and [...]

Jul 3
2018

What Texans Can You Do If Their Kid Is Hurt at Summer Camp

Child Injury and Accidents | Summer Camp Accidents

Is your child headed to summer camp this year? Here’s what to watch out for, as well as an explanation of your legal rights if your child is injured at summer camp.

Common Summer Camp Injuries in Texas

The camp is responsible for supervising your child for the entirety of his or her stay. If a camp employee engages in negligent supervision and your child is injured, you may be able to receive compensation.

Since children are physically active while climbing, playing sports, hiking, riding horses, swimming, and doing other activities, injuries are sadly all too common.

Here are the most frequent types of injuries that may occur at camps:

  • Sprains and strains
  • Bone fractures
  • Cuts and scrapes
  • Slip and
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