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What does Product Liability Cover?

Product liability covers the rules that companies, manufacturers, designers have to follow whenever they decide that they want to put a product out into public space. They have to make sure that it’s designed well, that it’s manufactured with the right products, and that it’s tested so that people don’t get hurt. That can be…
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What to do if I’m Accused of Sexual Assault

Our office receives a tremendous amount of calls for sexual assault cases, and normally we want to get involved in that type of charge and that type of allegation as soon as possible. The DA’s office is very aggressive in prosecuting these cases. Most of the time the mistakes happen at the very beginning of…
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How Long to Settle a Personal Injury Case?

There are several issues that determine how long it takes to resolve a lawsuit. Generally speaking, it depends on the amount of investigation that needs to be done in order to get the best outcome possible. So if we have to start with interviewing witnesses, or getting police reports, or accident reports, we get that…
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What is a Wrongful Death Claim?

  A wrongful death claim is a suit that’s brought by certain surviving family members for someone that’s deceased. These family members can be parents. They can be children, and they can also be a surviving spouse. And the damages that we’re looking for here are economic damages that that person was providing for their…
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How Long to File a Claim After an Auto Accident

After an auto crash in Texas, there is a two year statute of limitations someone has before they must file a claim. Naturally, we would like to talk with a person as soon as possible after an accident so we can start investigating it. We do not wait until right before the statute of limitations…
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How to Claim Pain and Suffering from an Auto Accident

One common question that we get is how do we calculate pain and suffering damages. Normally what we do is have a multiplier take medical bills, medical damages, economic damages, and we put these figures together & add them up. We might multiply it by two we may multiply it by three. That is just…
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Meth ‘Booming’ in Oil Industry

The Houston Chronicle published an article entitled “Oil and drugs: A toxic mix” on July 31 that contained some rather startling statistics concerning drug abuse in the oil industry. According to the Chronicle, Odessa-based drug-testing company CRS Diagnostic Service found the number of local workers who tested positive for methamphetamine in the first half of…
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What is online solicitation of a minor?

We have a lot of cases that are “online solicitation of a minor.” These involve local police agencies that get together and put fake advertisements in local media. This includes online, in the Houston back page, it can be in Craigslist or social media applications. They set up a profile where they are over 18…
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