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Can Employees File a Virus Lawsuit Against Their Employer?

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As states across the United States grapple with repercussions from the novel coronavirus, you may ask yourself whether you can sue your employer if you contracted the virus at work. Today, we will take a closer look at coronavirus lawsuits here in Texas and throughout the country. As you are likely aware, COVID-19 cases have spiked in Texas in recent …

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Businesses and Coronavirus Liability Lawsuits

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As coronavirus cases in the United States continue to surge, businesses are coming under fire and facing liability lawsuits. June 24 marked the highest single day of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. to date, with more than 45,500. The previous record was April 26, during the initial peak of the pandemic. Since then, the country has undergone widespread confusion and …

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The Number of Virus Lawsuits Continues to Grow

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While many areas of the country are in various stages of reopening amid the novel coronavirus, new cases are surging, creating confusion and raising questions about how soon is too soon. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), COVID-19 cases in the U.S. could be ten times higher than reported. And in light of a record-breaking number …

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What You Should Know About Truck Accidents

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Accidents involving large trucks are more common in Texas than many people realize. As more people move to the Lone Star State and the trucking industry continues to rise in the U.S., we expect to see these numbers increase. In the U.S., commercial trucks are responsible for transporting 70 percent of products. Unfortunately, the trucking industry has a reputation of …

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Medical Malpractice in the Age of Coronavirus

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The novel coronavirus continues to impact the global population, including right here in Texas. Even as states begin the reopening process, we have seen an increase in the number of cases, and there is no shortage of tragic stories coming out of the Lone Star State. For example, a Galveston-Houston church that reopened its doors on May 2 as Texas …

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Virus Lawsuits: Everything You Need to Know

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to wreak havoc on communities throughout the world and the United States. The novel virus quickly spread across the globe, causing unimaginable health and economic damage. As many states, including Texas, are reopening, coronavirus lawsuits are starting to pop up. Legal action is one way for those affected by the virus to seek compensation for their …

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Could Negligent Nursing Homes Face Medical Malpractice for COVID-19?

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Nursing homes in Texas and throughout the nation are facing scrutiny as a large percentage of the deaths related to COVID-19 have been elderly residents. According to a recent article in The New York Times, one-third of all coronavirus deaths in the U.S. are nursing home residents or workers. The report indicates that more than 28,100 residents and long-term care …

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Is Texas a No – Fault State

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When you are involved in an accident of any kind, the results can be catastrophic. Depending on the nature of the accident, you may find yourself facing mounting medical bills and years of rehabilitation. In the event you suffer injuries following a car accident, there’s a good chance you will want to take legal action. One of the most important …

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Punitive Damages

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When you are involved in an accident of any kind caused by the negligence or recklessness of another person, you may consider filing a personal injury lawsuit. Accidents can change the course of a person’s life in the blink of an eye. It can be challenging to enjoy life as you once did, not to mention the medical bills for …

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Pain and Suffering

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Accidents happen every single day here in Texas and throughout the United States. Often, people are left with serious injuries that result in immediate medical attention as well as long-term rehabilitation. In these instances, many are faced with mounting medical bills and loss of wages. Medical bills and lost wages are two of the most common types of damages accident …