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May 2015 Archives

Assisting families following the loss of a loved one

The emotional turmoil associated with the loss of a loved one in a fatal accident can leave a family unsure of what to do next. Usually, family members are so involved in making funeral arrangements and grieving over their loss that seeking compensation from the individual or entity responsible for their loved one’s death might be the last thing on their mind.

What is boating under the influence?

With schools letting out and families flocking to the Gulf, lakes and other bodies of water, boats are becoming a much more common sight. It is also not uncommon to see a much more dangerous activity: boating while drinking. Many people do not consider operating a boat to be the same as operating another vehicle. After all, you're on the wide open water; why should it matter if you've been drinking?

What to Do After a Car Accident

Getting in a car accident while driving the streets of Mesquite can be a scary, and sometimes life-changing, event. You are probably going to feel lost and alone, especially if you were injured and are not sure what to do next. Here are a few things to remember if you are ever in a car crash.

Personal injury cases are complicated. Brain injury cases more so

The human brain is one of the most powerful (perhaps the most powerful) and complex structures in the history of creation on this planet, an electrochemical dynamo that still makes even the most modern supercomputers look simple. Yet for all its sophistication and problem-solving ability, the brain is also one of the most fragile parts of the human body. It can be easily damaged in a variety of ways, such as bruising or concussion from a traumatic source, or oxygen deprivation, or even by direct contact with foreign objects from penetration of the skull.

What is a products liability statute of repose?

Most people are familiar with the concept of the statute of limitations, which establishes the time limit within which a person must commence legal action after either the occurrence of the injury, or the plaintiff's discovery of the injury if it was not apparent at the time when it was inflicted. In Texas, the statute of limitations for a products liability lawsuit is two years.

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