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Oil Field Injuries

Texas is known for its oilfields and has provided thousands of jobs for oil workers every year. However, this occupation is one of the most dangerous. One mistake or slip of the hand by an employee or an employer could cause a chain of accidents that could result in...

Know how long you have to file a claim

When deciding whether to file on a Medical injury, It is important to find out how much time you have to legally file your claim. Medical malpractice cases, as well as all civil claims, have time limits as to when they must be filed. This can also be referred as...

When should you contact your attorney?

If any of the following pertain to you and your claim, you may want to take into consideration contacting an attorney: -At any point in time you feel negotiations are not going how you expected. -You have serious injuries and/or pain and suffering and are demanding...

HIPPA

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, also known as HIPPA, was created by the US Congress. The form gives permission to a healthcare related entity to disclose protected health care information to a third party, such as an attorney representing a...

What to do in case of Medical Malpractice

There are some important steps to take if you think a medical professional has provided inadequate or improper care. First, you should contact the medical professional in charge of your care. It’s possible that your issue could be remedied with the proper...

Pedestrian’s Duty of Care

Pedestrian’s Duty of Care A pedestrian must exercise reasonable care for his or her own safety. The care required must be proportionate to the danger to be avoided and reasonably anticipated consequences. Contributory negligence may be assessed against a...

Complaint

A complaint must contain language asserting that the court in which it was filed is appropriate in terms of jurisdiction and venue. Jurisdiction refers to the court’s authority to preside over the case. A case brought in federal court, for example, must contain a...

Class-Action Lawsuit

A suit filed by a plaintiff or plaintiffs on behalf of themselves and as representatives of others. Class-action lawsuits are most often filed to hold a company accountable for the liability of its products, such as defective pharmaceutical drugs or toxic materials....

Comparative Fault/Contributory Negligence

Comparative fault and contributory negligence can reduce or even eliminate damages altogether, depending on the law in place in the state where the injury occurred. Let’s say that you slipped on a broken jar of mayonnaise at the grocery store and a lazy stock...

Filing a Claim

There are instances in which you will need to file a claim. * A car accident * Your car has been vandalized * Your car has been stolen * If your their is any non-accident related event, like hail or other crazy weather The first step in filing a claim is contacting...