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Product Defect Claims: What You Should Know

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As a consumer, you assume the products you are buying are safe. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. According to research from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, defective products contribute to 29.4 million injuries every year. An additional 21,400 people die each year because of unsafe products. It is important to understand that defective product cases can range, …

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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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Deadline to File a Personal Injury Case in Dallas, Texas

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Every State Has Different Statute of Limitations If you have been injured or involved in an accident, you may be wondering what it takes to file a personal injury claim in Texas. Every state has a different statute of limitations (the deadline to file a lawsuit), which is one of the reasons to hire an experienced personal injury attorney. Before you …

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How to Protect Yourself from Car Wrecks in 2020

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Prepare Yourself for Potential Car Wrecks Resolutions are common with the start of any new year, but most people focus on eating better, going to the gym, and self-improvement. Because car wrecks are so common in Texas and throughout the country, maybe it’s time to take control and protect yourself from accidents and injury in 2020. Accidents happen every single …

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Shamieh Law Represents Victims of East Dallas Crane Collapse

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On June 9, 2019, a Texas storm caused a crane to crash into Elan City Lights apartment, killing a 29-year-old resident and injuring many others. Located off of Live Oak Street near Highway 75 and Good-Latimer Expressway, officials were called to the apartment complex at about 2:00 pm that fateful Sunday afternoon. According to the fire department, an adjacent tower …

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E-Cigarette Illnesses Raise Concerns About Safety

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If you’ve been paying attention to the news as of late, you’ve likely heard about the growing safety concerns surrounding e-cigarettes. Numerous individuals, specifically teenagers, have fallen ill after using the popular electronic smoking device, thought to be a safer alternative to traditional cigarettes. All across the nation, people who use e-cigs are coming down with severe lung illness. And …

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DWI Convictions

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On July 15th, 2019, former Dallas City Council member Carolyn Davis was killed in a fatal car accident that also took the life of her 26-year-old daughter, Melissa Davis-Nunn, who died of her injuries the next day. The man suspected of causing this fatal accident is Jonathan Alger Moore, a man with an extensive criminal history. Moore’s first offense was …