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What Should I Do After A Biking Accident?

In April 2018, the Austin American-Statesman reported on a cyclist being hit by a motorist on two separate occasions. The cyclist sustained injuries but fully recovered. The incident happened in the Central area of Austin where bike lanes and other infrastructure protect cyclists. Although Texas Department of Transportation data shows that accidents between cyclists and motorists have decreased, such incidents…
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What Do I Do if I Am Attacked by Someone’s Dog?

Man’s best friend can quickly become anything but. In November, an 11-year-old Austin girl was attacked by the family dog, sustaining injuries that required hospitalization. Police officers responded to the scene, and the dog was shot after attacking one of the responding officers. Who is Liable in Dog Bite Injury Cases? It may seem cut-and-dry in dog bite cases that…
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Is Texas Tort Reform in Need of Changes? A Recent Fort Worth Medical Malpractice Case Makes a Strong Argument

The family of a Fort Worth mother who died following three seizures is suing the hospital where she was initially taken for treatment. The lawsuit, filed last month in Dallas County, accuses Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, an emergency room doctor, and a neurologist of medical malpractice errors. The family of the 32-year-old is seeking monetary damages of over $1…
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