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How can I tell if medical staff was at fault for a birth injury in Texas?

An injury happening during the birth of your child is a sad and serious situation. It can be easy for parents to blame themselves or assume it was …

Answered by L. Todd Kelly

What happens to a pet if convicted of an animal bite lawsuit in Texas?

The most common animal bites tend to be dog bites. Whether the dog has shown aggression in the past or this is a sudden behavior change, dog bites …

Answered by Craig W. Carlson

What types of aviation accident injuries can receive compensation under Texas law?

Accidents or injuries can happen any time from recreational flying vehicles, private jets, small personal aircraft or large commercial planes. Even a …

Answered by Craig W. Carlson

What help is there for child and adult victims of sexual abuse in Texas?

If you or someone you love is a victim of sexual abuse, there are many national and local resources to help you. Even if you suspect sexual abuse but …

Answered by L. Todd Kelly

What does someone charged with a sex offense in Texas need to know?

After learning of a sex offense charge, the most critical action is to stay silent. Do not discuss the case with anyone, do not try to delete or hide …

Answered by Jed R. Silverman

How much is my truck accident case worth in Texas?

There’s no such thing as a minor truck accident case. Since tractor-trailers and other commercial trucks can weigh 20 or 30 times as much as …

Answered by Charles J. Argento

How do I know if I have a wrongful death case in Texas?

While the loss of a loved one impacts many people, only certain people are eligible to file a wrongful death action after a fatal accident caused by …

Answered by Charles J. Argento

How do I know if I have a personal injury claim in Texas?

The best way to determine whether you have a valid personal injury claim is to contact an attorney right away and discuss the facts of the situation. …

Answered by Charles J. Argento

How can I maximize my compensation after a car accident in Texas?

The most important thing you can do to maximize your compensation after a car accident in Texas is to get appropriate medical treatment right away …

Answered by Charles J. Argento

What Factors Are Important In Selecting A Wrongful Death Attorney in Texas?

If your loved one has been killed in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you need to find a lawyer who has the experience, …

Answered by Daniel J. Christensen

Who Pays My Medical Bills After A Texas Car Accident?

If you are in the process of pursuing compensation after a car accident, you may be unsure as to who will pay your medical bills while your case is …

Answered by Daniel J. Christensen

How Do I Uncover If A Texas Truck Crash Was Caused By Negligence?

If you or a loved one is in an accident with a truck, resulting in injury or fatality, you may consider pursuing a lawsuit against the driver of the …

Answered by Daniel J. Christensen

Why Ask For Legal Advice Before Signing An Insurance Settlement After A Texas Personal Injury?

If you have been in an accident in Texas, you must speak to an attorney before accepting an offer from an insurance company, whether over the phone …

Answered by Daniel J. Christensen

What Qualities Should A Wrongful Death Lawyer In Texas Have?

The attorney you choose should be prepared to serve as both advocate and counselor during the legal process. When a loved one dies in a fatal …

Answered by Joshua A. Fogelman

What Makes A Truck Accident More Complicated In Texas?

There are a couple factors that make trucking accidents more complicated than other car accidents. First, because 18 wheelers and commercial trucks …

Answered by Joshua A. Fogelman

Is there an effective defense strategy against a Texas sex offense charge?

The importance of knowledgeable, experienced and assertive legal counsel in a sex offense case cannot be overstated. The penalties for sex offenses, …

Answered by R. Todd Bennett

How do I find the best Texas family law attorney for high-net-worth issues?

Choosing the best family lawyer for a high-asset case in Texas (or any other state) is not as easy as it may appear. The term “family …

Answered by Lisa A. Vance

How do I find the best Texas lawyer for high-conflict divorce with kids?

When you’re choosing a law firm for a high-conflict divorce - especially one that involves children - you’re making one of the most …

Answered by Lisa A. Vance

How Do I Find a Texas Lawyer to Handle a Severe Injury Case?

Ask questions and never select your attorney based off a billboard or bus advertisement alone. If you have suffered a severe injury because of …

Answered by Linda Turley

Who Can Bring A Wrongful Death Claim In Texas?

Texas law allows the surviving spouse, children or parents of a deceased person to file a wrongful death claim. One of these individuals may bring …

Answered by Carl R. Knickerbocker

What Are My Options After Suffering A Dog Bite In Texas?

If you were bitten by someone else’s dog, you can hold the pet owner responsible and seek compensation for damages resulting from the bite. In …

Answered by Carl R. Knickerbocker

Why Do I Need A Strong Legal Advocate After A Trucking Accident In Texas?

Commercial truck accidents and their aftermath tend to be more complicated than collisions that involve only smaller vehicles. For one thing, …

Answered by Carl R. Knickerbocker

What Should I Do After An Injury In Texas That Was Not My Fault?

If you were seriously injured because of someone else’s negligence or misconduct, you need to know that you have a right to seek compensation …

Answered by Carl R. Knickerbocker

What Are The Top 5 Things I Should Do After A Car Accident In Texas?

If you were seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident, your first step should be to call 911 and get prompt medical treatment. But there are …

Answered by Carl R. Knickerbocker

What does it mean that someone’s death was a “wrongful death” in Texas?

People often assume that wrongful death means that someone died in an accident. And this is true, but what many people don’t realize is that …

Answered by Robert C. Hilliard

What types of accidents in Texas typically cause a brain injury?

Brain injuries do not only happen in car and truck accidents. They can also happen in slip and fall accidents in a store, restaurant or public place …

Answered by Robert C. Hilliard

Who can be held responsible for a serious motor vehicle accident in Texas?

It can be the driver of the vehicle that hits you, the company that the driver is working for at the time of the accident or the driver of the car …

Answered by Robert C. Hilliard

What types of damages can a victim claim after an injury in Texas?

The best way to look at it is like this. If you are injured you have a right to be compensated for everything you have lost and suffered and the law …

Answered by Robert C. Hilliard

What needs to be done after a trucking accident in Texas?

You immediately need to preserve the evidence. Do not let your car be impounded, demolished or sold. Even if your case will take weeks or months to …

Answered by Robert C. Hilliard

Should I Get A Lawyer For Social Security Disability In Texas?

Social Security Disability attorneys have the knowledge and experience to guide you through what can be a complicated and tedious process and address …

Answered by Jacqueline F. Nel-Shankland

Why Do I Need an International Family Law Attorney in Texas?

International family law issues are complicated by the variations and interplay between laws of different countries, international treaties, local …

Answered by Laura D. Dale

What if My Spouse Flees from Texas with our Child to Another Country?

You may petition to invoke the protection of the International Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (Hague …

Answered by Laura D. Dale

How do I negotiate a severance in Texas?

Typically, employees have no legal right to a severance payment at the termination of their employment relationship. Nevertheless, there are a number …

Answered by Mark S. Siurek

Are non-compete agreements enforceable in Texas?

Unfortunately, for employees in Texas, non-compete agreements and other restrictive (or protective) covenants have become much more likely to be …

Answered by Mark S. Siurek

Does an employer in Texas have to pay overtime?

Generally, employers in Texas must pay their employees overtime compensation for any hours worked beyond forty (40) hours in a workweek. However, …

Answered by Mark S. Siurek

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