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Dog bite leads to amputation of legs and fingers of Texas woman

A dog bite recently infected a Texas woman with rare bacteria, which required doctors to amputate her fingers and legs. The woman is presently in an Austin hospital’s intensive care unit. The woman, who is a dog lover and a mother of four children, intervened in a scuffle between two family dogs during Christmas, which led to the bites. She…
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Babysitter in Austin injures child by throwing hot water

Toddlers are not old enough to distinguish between what is right or wrong. While dealing with small children, day care providers and babysitters must remember this and must not lose their temper, as it can result in harming the child. If a child injury occurs in such a situation, then the person at fault must be held responsible. A 3-year-old…
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Owners of Austin apartment under fire for many code violations

An apartment building located in southeast Austin has become a safety concern for the residents. The property owners are facing premises liability problems related to the safety of the complex construction. The problem started months ago when the walkway on the second floor collapsed. According to recent reports, the walkway still has not been replaced. The owners of the apartment complex were…
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Child injury cases are rising in bounce houses

Playing is natural for children. There are businesses that make a fortune providing playing facilities and equipment for children. In Austin, Texas and elsewhere, the installation of equipment in malls, playgrounds and parks have become quite common. Parents often install them in their backyards also. However, people should be aware that defective or poorly installed playing equipment is much more…
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Austin residents forced to evacuate dangerous apartment building

Be it a workplace or a residential complex, the employees or tenants probably don’t think much about getting hurt due to dangerous building conditions. There is an implied understanding that the owner of the premises will provide reasonably safe working or living conditions. All owners need to be aware of the dangers that exist within their property. Austin premises liability law prohibits…
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