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What Constitutes an Animal Attack?

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Dog Bite Cases Can Get Complicated In the United States alone, nearly 50 million households own at least one dog, with the average person caring for 1.6 dogs per house. America is a dog-loving nation – with 90 million dogs as pets in the country (that equates to one dog for every 3.5 humans). However, not all dog stories are …

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Avoiding Disaster This New Year’s Eve

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New Year’s Eve Can Be Dangerous for Many 2020 has been a challenging year. With the new year approaching, people are ready to put last year behind them. Last year at this time, many of us were looking forward to what 2020 had in store, excited by the possibilities. Unfortunately, the coronavirus had other plans, completely upending life as we …

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How to File a Virus Vaccine Lawsuit

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No One Expects a Vaccine to Cause Them Harm The first wave of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine went out last week, signaling a pivotal turning point in the nearly-year-long pandemic. In the coming months, communities across the nation will begin receiving the first dose of the promising vaccination from Pfizer manufacturing in Portage, Michigan. Already, we see companies like Amazon lobbying …

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The Status of Gun Liability in the U.S.

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Gun Liability is a Heavily Debated Topic in the U.S. The discussion surrounding gun violence in the United States has been a contentious one, to say the least. Everyone seems to have a strong stance on the subject. The topic of constitutional rights always comes up, while many people are tired of offering only “thoughts and prayers.” Many lawmakers are …

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Understanding Virus Vaccine Lawsuits

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With a COVID-19 Vaccine on the Horizon, People Have Many Questions With news of several promising COVID-19 vaccines on the horizon, there appears to be a light at the end of this ongoing pandemic tunnel. The vaccine may be delivered to states in the coming weeks, a welcomed potential as cases continue to surge across the nation. But as we’ve …

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Common Halloween Accidents to Avoid

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Halloween is just around the corner, marking many Americans’ favorite holiday. Although things may look a little differently this year, it’s crucial to understand the possible dangers associated with this spooky holiday, including Halloween accidents and dangers of the pandemic. Whether you are someone who thinks about and prepares their costume all year long or one of those people that …

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What You Should Know About Construction Accidents

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Construction accidents are amongst the most dangerous and deadly in the United States. There are many different branches under the construction umbrella, some of which are more dangerous than others. Unfortunately, construction accidents kill and injure thousands every single year in America. The construction industry is hazardous, and when construction sites do not follow proper safety protocols, it can lead …

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Avoiding Disaster Over Labor Day Weekend

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Labor Day weekend is finally here, marking the end of summer and the start of fall throughout the United States. The three-day holiday weekend is the last hurrah before school and other early fall and winter activities. Although this year looks quite different thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, Labor Day is still a favorite holiday for many Americans. Despite growing …

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Class-Action Lawsuits and COVID-19

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As the coronavirus continues to surge across the United States, we are witnessing a growing number of class-action lawsuits related to COVID-19 cases. In fact, class-action claims are making headlines as businesses grapple with this new area of litigation. From lawsuits over mask mandates to teachers taking on the state over reopening schools in the fall, it’s safe to say …

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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 …