Who Is Liable in a Jet Ski Accident in Dallas?

For those of us who enjoy being in the water during the summertime, there are many fun activities in which to partake. If you and your family enjoy fishing, for example, you can rent a boat and go out on the water from morning to evening. If boating or fishing isn’t your thing, you can…

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Why Do Burn Injuries Happen at Fort Worth Worksites?

There are different types of burn injuries, including thermal burns, electrical burns, chemical burns, and radiation burns. Burns often cause permanent scarring and disfigurement, and other severe problems like respiratory illnesses and infections. In the most tragic cases, a Fort Worth worker dies from burn injuries in an on-the-job accident. Where do burn injuries occur…

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The Montreal Convention and International Passenger Rights

Airline passengers traveling on “international” itineraries have special rights in the event of injury or death while in the control of the airline. These rights exist under an international treaty called the Montreal Convention.   What is the Montreal Convention? The Montreal Convention (Convention) is an international treaty governing air carrier liability for passengers on…

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Five Things to Know Before Hiring a Dallas Personal Injury Lawyer

When catastrophic injury strikes you or your loved ones, it’s a stressful and emotionally taxing time for everyone involved. That’s why it’s comforting to know you’re in the right hands and you did your due diligence before moving forward with the legal process. Before you dial that number from a local Dallas/Fort Worth-area billboard, here…

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Personal Injury vs. Catastrophic Injury: What is the difference? 

“Accidents happen,” is a common phrase many of us use after a small mishap or error occurs; but for some, accidents can happen and leave victims with varying levels of personal injury. Accidents happen anytime or anywhere and can forever change the lives of victims and their families.   During this emotional time, handling the aftermath of an accident…

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When it comes to fatal truck accidents, Texas leads the way

By John Jose Texas has the dubious distinction of leading the nation in fatal truck accidents. In 2018, the last year data is available, there were 658 fatal crashes in Texas, resulting in 664 deaths. Texas’s 664 deaths in truck wrecks accounted for more than 13 percent of the fatalities suffered in truck wrecks in…

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Loss of Consortium: What You Need To Know

When someone is seriously injured or killed due to another’s negligence, the spouse, parent, or child of the victim may be entitled to compensation on the basis of loss of consortium. Sometimes called “loss of companionship” or “loss of affection,” loss of consortium may be available to someone whose spouse, parent, or child suffered a…

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Can I Sue My Employer For Negligence?

After being involved in an avoidable accident or sustaining a serious injury at work that was not handled well by your employer, you may be wondering what your rights are and how you should move forward. In more minor cases, workplace injuries are usually resolved internally, either through the company’s Human Resources department or through…

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Helicopter Crash Statistics: What You Need to Know

The sudden death of basketball legend Kobe Bryant in January 2020 brought the risks of helicopter travel to the forefront of the news as well as the minds of many Americans who followed the tragic story. Bryant died in a helicopter crash that killed the pilot and all eight passengers, including Bryant and his young…

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Types of Whistleblowing: Do I Have a Case?

If there is one simple truth about corruption, it’s that it is not a new phenomenon. As long as there have been humans, there have been people and organizations operating in dishonest ways for their own personal gain, whether it be financial or otherwise. Throughout time, countless innocent people have fallen victim to fraud and…

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