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When can I sue for dog bite injuries suffered in Texas?

It is no secret that American citizens have an ongoing love affair with dogs and puppies of all kinds. Whether they own a mixed breed or a purebred, most people never expect their furry friends to cause other people injury. Unfortunately, dog bites can and do occur in the state, usually on another person’s property. Under certain conditions, which...

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Can you sue if you’re injured at a public pool in Waco?

Summer doesn’t start for more than a month, but it’s already hot enough here in Waco that many assume that it’s already begun. With school going on break for the next few months, you’ve probably already scoped out local pools where you and your kids can go to cool down from this Texas heat. Have you thought about who to...

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How will you get your workers’ compensation?

You’ve gotten hurt at work. You’ve qualified for Texas workers’ compensation. You know that means you will get regular payments based on a percentage of your wages and that your medical bills should be covered. How will you get that money? There are three basic options: 1. Electronic funds transfer This is also known as EFT. It is essentially a direct...

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5 reasons a homeowner may be liable for trespasser injuries

Thinking that you’re not going to be able to seek financial compensation for injuries that happened on someone else’s property just because you were technically trespassing? While this can make your case more complicated, there are ways you can still collect compensation. Homeowners still have an obligation to provide a safe environment. They may have to pay if: The...

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What are the most common injuries teachers suffer at work?

For many years, teachers arrived at their jobs largely unconcerned about suffering a work-related injury. Considered one of the nation’s safest industries for a long time, educator positions were highly desirable to those wanting to make a difference in the lives of children and young adults. Most teachers of today choose to take a more involved approach to educating...

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The spectrum of premises liability law

A premises liability claim is essentially a civil lawsuit filed by a plaintiff who was injured on property owned by another party. At the core of the premises liability claim will usually be the allegation that the property owner committed negligence by failing to reasonably manage and maintain the property in a way that would prevent injury to visitors...

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What is the attractive nuisance doctrine?

Property owners have a responsibility to protect visitors to their property from getting hurt. Visitors to property can get hurt in various ways. The visitors who can get hurt can be of all different ages, too, including children. That’s where the attractive nuisance doctrine comes into effect within premises liability law. There are three parts to the doctrine and...

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Know the common causes of slip-and-fall accidents

When you hear about someone having a slip-and-fall incident, it’s common most people assume that it happened because something was spilled on a floor and not cleaned up. This is just one of many reasons that slip-and-fall accidents occur though. Many slip-and-fall incidents occur because a walkway is so cluttered that an individual can’t see what lies in wait in front...

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Be careful not to get injured this summer!

The summer is a time when many Waco families head out to their local swimming pools or park, take a day trip or visit other parts of the state. United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) data from 2016 showed that as many as two million Americans were hurt while participating in summer activities that year. Earlier data showed how they...

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When can a handyman sue a property owner for injuries?

If you work as a handyman doing repairs on other people’s homes in Texas, it’s wise and responsible to carry workers’ compensation insurance and general liability insurance to cover any medical treatment that you require after an on-the-job injury. However, if you don’t have such insurance, and you get hurt while on someone else’s property, it’s possible that the...

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