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Don’t Shrug It Off: Why It Could be More Than Whiplash

By Texas Personal Injury Attorney on April 23, 2020

When you’re in an auto accident, one of the worst things you can do is minimize your injuries. Truthfully, it’s not only about the value of your claim or lawsuit – it’s about your ability to recover and live the rest of your life without suffering from long-term pain and discomfort.

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How Catastrophe Can Hit on an Oil Field

By Texas Personal Injury Attorney on April 20, 2020

Oil field work is a hazardous occupation in which workers risk serious injury on a daily basis. Potential accidents on an oil field include toxic chemical exposure, falls from heights, heavy equipment failure, and gas explosions. If you have been seriously injured on an oil or gas extraction site, depending on the nature and cause of your injuries, you may be entitled to recover compensation from a third party, in addition to workers’ compensation benefits.

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Why Soft Tissue Injuries Are Hard to Recover From

By Texas Personal Injury Attorney on April 5, 2020

In most accidents, our bodies suffer the brunt of the damage in our soft tissue, namely the muscles, ligaments, or tendons. These parts of the body are important for balance, flexibility, and movement, and any untreated injuries can impact every aspect of our lives, from our jobs to how we sleep to our weight. Unlike bruises or broken bones, soft tissue injuries can take longer to heal than you might think.

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Do You Know Your Aggressive Dog Breeds?

By Texas Personal Injury Attorney on March 27, 2020

Dogs may be man’s best friend, but they can be a danger in the right circumstances. Sadly, as a result of rampant animal abuse and social bias, some breeds are more likely to bite or harm a person than others. While most people do not wish to demonize dogs, it is important to understand the statistical risks associated with each dog breed. Being keenly aware of these dangers can help a potential owner identify dangerous behavior and curb it through proper training and guidance. In addition, victims of dog bite attacks will have a better understanding of the larger problem when preparing a personal injury claim.

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How Social Media Can Affect Your Personal Injury Case

By Texas Personal Injury Attorney on February 4, 2020

Most adults today use some type of social media. It allows us to stay connected with our friends and families and share information and updates about our lives. In very little time, users can relay vast amounts of personal information to large numbers of people.

In some cases, however, social media users post something that comes back to bite them. Speaking specifically, social media posts can impact your case if you are pursuing a personal injury claim for compensation.

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Trial Lawyers vs. Settlement Mills

By Texas Personal Injury Attorney on January 23, 2020

Most personal injury cases settle out of court. It can benefit both plaintiffs and defendants to settle the matter between them and avoid the time, expense, and effort involved in taking a case through trial. Although you may want to settle your case out of court, that doesn’t mean you don’t want a trial lawyer. There is a huge difference in the quality of service provided between a personal injury attorney with extensive trial experience and a personal injury settlement mill.

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What “Damages” Can You Get in a Personal Injury Claim in Texas?

By Texas Personal Injury Attorney on December 16, 2019

Damages recoverable for a personal injury claim in Texas depend on the extent of harm you have undergone and the amount fault you share for the accident or incident that caused your injuries. For purposes of damages, harm suffered as a result of someone else’s negligence in measured in dollar amounts.

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Insurance Denials: Why You Shouldn’t Take “No” for an Answer

By Texas Personal Injury Attorney on October 28, 2019

Policyholders pay their premiums, and, in return, they expect to have insurance coverage when the need arises. To their dismay, too many policyholders find that their legitimate claims are being denied. In addition to claims denial, bad faith insurance tactics may include unreasonably delaying processing or payments or making a quick, lowball settlement offers.

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