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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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  • Property Damage Crimes and Texas Laws

    … or not. An arson charge may result if the person recklessly causes fire to another individual’s building. Arson is a felony of the second degree punishable by two to 20 years in prison and/or $10,000 fine. Criminal Mischief Criminal mischief is the criminal act of destroying an individual’s property. For instance, a person could accidentally damage a building…

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  • How Cases Start and How the Prosecution Operates

    …. Hiring an Attorney During every phase of the arrest, it’s a criminal attorney’s job to get the charges dropped or reduced. Prosecutors typically don’t negotiate a plea bargain with the defendant. So a defense attorney can do the job on their client’s behalf. A plea bargain is a guilty a plea in exchange for a less sentence or criminal charge. If none…

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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

    … severely injured or lost a loved one because of another driver’s negligence. The lawyers at that firm will discuss the case with the victim or their family and strive for full compensation of their damages. The road to recovery may be long, but being awarded what is owed to the victim does not have to be. They will help. (305) 529-0001. About the Author Law Office of James Alston. serves people who need legal assistance in their Criminal Defense Cases in Texas. …

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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…

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  • Fatal Car Accident Numbers Rose Again in 2016

    … was way back in 1964. Overall, car accident fatalities have declined significantly over the last two decades, which makes this recent trend quite concerning. Numbers vary from state to state. While the NSC showed that some states saw a decrease in the number of traffic deaths in 2016, others reported very alarming increases. Alabama numbers…

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  • Trucking Companies Often Liable for Driver Accidents

    … limits may be well-below the actual value of their claim. A catastrophic injury or wrongful death can result in a claim worth well over seven figures, but unless there is insurance coverage available, the victim(s) will be left in the cold. In order to hold a transportation company liable under the doctrine of respondeat superior, the following…

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  • Texas 18-Wheeler Truck Accident Statistics

    …Recent statistics regarding truck accidents in Texas (2014-2015). Texas Truck Accident Statistics More commercial truck accidents occur in Texas than in any other state. This is due in part to Texas’ sheer size, but also due to the number of interstate highways that pass through our state’s borders. Using information gathered from the Texas…

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  • Degrees of Felonies and the Consequences

    … In Texas, crimes are classified as misdemeanors and felonies. Misdemeanors are minor offenses such as theft of property, or taking something valued under $20. And felonies are more serious crimes. As you might expect, the minor charges have minor punishments attach to them while the major charges have harsher consequences. For instance…

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