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Fulgham Hamptom Law Group Blog

Apr 5
2019

Bitten by a Dog in Texas? What You Should Know

Dog Bites

According to the 2017-2018 APPA National Pet Owners Survey, nearly 50 percent of U.S. households own a dog.

The most recent data published by the American Veterinary Medical Association reported Texas as making the Top Ten States with the most dog owners at a whopping 44%. That’s a lot of dogs.

Unfortunately, the Insurance Information Institute also ranked Texas in the top 10 last year for dog bite liability claims. With the average cost per claim around $36,000 and 929 cases on the record, that’s a lot of money, too.

Here, we’ll provide you the few basics you need to know regarding Texas dog laws, and your rights if you or a loved one get bitten.

The Texas Dog

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May 23
2018

 Some of the Most Common Personal Injury Claims in Texas

Auto Accidents | Defective Products | Dog Bites | Personal Injury | Slip and Falls

If you are thinking about filing a personal injury lawsuit, here are the most common examples of cases that are successfully awarded by the Texas court system.

Types of Personal Injury Lawsuits Filed by People in Texas

You have grounds to file a personal injury lawsuit if someone’s negligence caused harm to you, and serious injury was the result. In these cases, you can seek compensation for medical bills, lost income, property damage, or pain and suffering. These are the most likely cases to be won by plaintiffs in Texas.

Car Accident Injuries

If another was at fault for the injuries you sustained in a car accident, you may have grounds for an auto crash lawsuit.

In Texas, the courts [...]

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