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Aug 30
2018

Injured Due to Unsafe Apartment Conditions? Your Rights in Texas

Landlord Liability | Premises Liability

People think of Texas as this big, open, rural farmland with sprawling ranch houses. While this Texas exists, however, our state is also home to several major cities with big, dense urban populations.

The result? Many Texans rent their living accommodations rather than owning. If you fall into this category, you are guaranteed certain rights – including the right to a healthy and safe living environment.

If your landlord violates this right and it results in an injury, your landlord is liable for any resulting damages. Holding your landlord liable for your injuries through a premises liability suit not only helps you address financial concerns related to the accident by awarding compensation, but also forces them to deal with issues [...]

Aug 23
2018

Your Guide to Fighting Back after a Texas Electrical Injury

Electrical Injuries

If you have been injured in an electrical accident due to another’s negligent actions, you should not stand idly by and pay for their mistake. Instead, fight for compensation with the help of a skilled Texas injury attorney.

In this post, we’re going to detail the most common types of electrical injuries and what you need to do to file a claim against a negligent party.

Understanding Electrical Accidents in Texas

Electricity can hurt – or even kill you – if it is not properly controlled. Thousands of people are injured every year in the United States due to electrical accidents.

In fact, workers in certain industries are prone to have on-the-job electrical accidents. Construction workers are especially vulnerable [...]

Aug 16
2018

School’s Starting Again — What Texas Drivers Can Do to Keep Kids Safe

Child Injury and Accidents

It’s that time of year again! Texas students are braving the last weeks of summer heat as they begin a new school year. Even if you don’t have kids, or if your kids are off to college and beyond, this time of year is still important to remember.

Why? Because more kids are going to be on the road: driving to school, walking to school, or catching the bus. Motor vehicle accidents are already the leading cause of teen deaths in our country, and a big reason why is a lack of attention in general.

We hope that most of the following driving tips are common sense, but after years of driving, it can be easy to forget even the [...]

Aug 13
2018

How Swimming Pool Injury Liability Works in Texas

Child Injury and Accidents | Swimming Pool Accidents

Swimming is popular pastime here in Texas, particularly as we endure the dog days of summer. Even though it’s fun and refreshing, however, swimming can also be dangerous – especially if appropriate safety precautions are not in place.

Besides drowning, there are a number of other injuries that occur in and around swimming pools. These injuries can happen in both public and private pools, and also in portable pools, wave pools, and water parks.

If you or a loved one suffered a swimming pool injury that occurred due to the negligence of the pool owner, it may be possible to recoup damages to cover the cost of your injuries through a premises liability suit. This type of injury claim holds [...]

Aug 1
2018

What Can You Do If a Texas Funeral Home Acts Negligently?

Funeral Home Negligence

Mourning a loved one can be an exhausting process, both emotionally and financially. Loved ones are left with a long list of to-do items, including making funeral arrangements and distributing property. Any slip-ups relating to funeral operations can be tragic and make the process even more stressful.

Unfortunately, these tragedies do happen. If you are local to San Antonio, you may have heard about an lengthy case involving a missing corpse that just recently ended.

A young woman’s body went missing from the Mission Park North Funeral Chapel North in August 2015. The case was settled earlier this year, and the deceased woman’s parents were awarded $8 million.

This was a case of funeral home negligence. If you have gone [...]

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