Texas is the second most populous (after California) and the second-largest of the 50 U.S. states (after Alaska) in the United States of America, and the largest state in the 48 contiguous United States. Geographically located in the south central part of the country, Texas shares an international border with the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas to the south and borders the U.S. states of New Mexico to the west, Oklahoma to the north, Arkansas to the northeast, and Louisiana to the east. Texas has an area of 268,820 square miles (696,200 km2) and a growing population of over 26.
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      Consistent with our precedent, a plaintiff alleging retaliation has a lesser causal burden at the prima facie stage. See e.g., Doe v. C.A.R.S. Prot. Plus, Inc., 527 F.3d 358, 365 (3d Cir. 2008) (“[T]he prima facie requirement for making a Title VII claim ‘is not onerous’ and poses ‘a burden easily met.’” (quoting Texas Dep’t of Cmty. Affairs v. Burdine, 450 U.S. 248, 253 (1981))).

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    • Fatal Motorcycle Accident Lawyer in Dallas

      Have you lost a loved one in a Dallas-area motorcycle accident? If you’ve lost a spouse, parent or child in a motorcycle accident caused by another driver, call us at 1-877-405-4313 and let our experienced attorney help you seek the justice your family deserves. We understand the emotional pain and helplessness you’re likely feeling right now.

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  • Texas Couple Files Birth Injury Lawsuit against Oklahoma Hospital

    …Lawsuit filed against Mercy Hospital in Ardmore, Oklahoma following severe birth injury. After their child was diagnosed with a neurological birth injury resulting in permanent brain damage, a Texas couple has filed a lawsuit seeking monetary damages from the hospital. “Medical Lawsuit” (CC BY-SA 2.0) by Weiss Paarz While the birth of a child…

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  • Bounties: How Law Enforcement Tracks Down Criminals

    … apprehend fugitives: Police officers Licensed private investigators Commissioned security officers employed by a licensed guard company The state considers a bounty hunter a licensed private investigator once they complete all state requirements for becoming a bail enforcement agent. What a Bounty Hunter Can Do You may have noticed television shows…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 12 readers -
  • Property Damage Crimes and Texas Laws

    … Property Damage Crimes and Texas Laws Posted by Matthew Sharp under Arson, Property Crimes April 13, 2017 The term “crimes against property” is used to describe common criminal acts involving the destruction or theft of an individual’s property. The victim of this crime can be a person or company. Texas separates common criminal acts involving…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 10 readers -
  • How Cases Start and How the Prosecution Operates

    … In Texas, a criminal investigation starts either by an individual filing a complaint about a crime or a crime occurring. If an individual files a police compliant, they allege someone committed a crime against them such as stalking or assault. The alleged victim may name the person they know or believed committed the crime. The police take…

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  • Stephen Fitts Killed after Being Rear-Ended by 18-Wheeler Truck

    …ASPERMONT, TX (04/07/2017) — A truck driver caused a fatal three-vehicle collision on US-380 after rear-ending a pickup truck stopped for traffic. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, 69-year-old Stephen Lloyd Fitts (of Spur, Texas) was killed in a rear-end accident in Stonewall County at 1:33 p.m. Friday afternoon. Fatal Car…

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  • Left Turn Collisions: Recurrent Deadly Accidents For Bikers

    … the motorcycle driver acted negligently. Assistance For Motorcycle Riders In Miami, Florida The outcomes of this type of accident can be catastrophic and even deadly. Severe injuries such as paralysis, brain trauma, impairments, among others, can surface from a motorcycle accident because there is not enough protection for the biker. Recovering from…

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  • Texas Lawmakers Make Second Attempt to Legislate Bad Nursing Homes

    …Several bills have been filed in 2017 which seek to improve nursing home care in Texas. Nursing home abuse is a serious problem, and one which Texas lawmakers have previously tried to legislate with little success. Now they’re making another attempt—two years after similar bills failed to pass. Lawmakers Look to Regulate Nursing Homes A new…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 12 readers -
  • Fatal Car Accident Numbers Rose Again in 2016

    …Preliminary data from 2016 shows that the number of traffic fatalities in the U.S. are on an unfortunate upward trend. There are a variety of reasons that auto accident fatalities are on the rise, but many analysts point to an increase in various types of driver distractions, such as texting while driving. Credit: National Safety Council (NSC…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 11 readers -
  • Trucking Companies Often Liable for Driver Accidents

    …Trucking companies are vicariously liable for damages caused by their drivers under the respondeat superior doctrine. When an accident occurs between a car and a large truck, the damages can be extensive—sometimes even fatal. At Rasansky Law Firm, our attorneys are focused on ensuring that you and your family are fully compensated. Trucking…

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  • Texas 18-Wheeler Truck Accident Statistics

    … questions, concerns, or wish to add anything, please leave a comment at the bottom of this page! According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), the state saw at least 34,230 accidents in 2015 involving at least one commercial motor vehicle. Out of these accidents, at least 6,162 people were injured (1,522 suffering incapacitating injuries…

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  • Degrees of Felonies and the Consequences

    … is the last degree felony. It isn’t the last type of felony crime. Crimes like drive-by shooting with no injuries and theft of property with the value ranging from $20,000 to $100,000. It’s also a felony in the third degree to possess five to 50 pounds of marijuana in Texas. Theft of property occurs when a person takes property of another with the intent…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 11 readers -
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