What is Vicarious Liability?

Vicarious liability is a legal theory of liability that imputes liability from a negligent actor to another person or company for whom the negligent actor was acting on behalf of.  It is important in cases where the negligent actor does not have sufficient insurance nor assets to adequately compensate the victim of his negligence. In […]

The Medical Misdiagnosis Crisis and You

Although most doctors insist that medical misdiagnosis is not a serious problem, according to one study, misdiagnosis occurs in about one in five serious illness cases. That error rate is unacceptably high, especially given the lofty standard of care that underpins doctor-patient relationships. A personal injury attorney may be able to obtain substantial compensation in […]

Should I Report Unsafe Truck Drivers?

We have seen the number of truck drivers on the road increase substantially due to factors such as a growing economy and increased fracking in South Texas. With an increase of 18-wheelers on the road, unfortunately comes an increase of accidents. There are an estimated half-a-million truck accidents in the United States every year. In […]

How Do I Find the Best Personal Injury Lawyer?

Finding the Best Personal Injury Attorney for You After a serious accident, you want the best personal injury lawyer you can find to help you, right? But how do you locate a top personal injury lawyer? This article will give you some suggestions on how to select the best injury lawyer for your accident. Some […]

Recording Phone Calls Without Consent: Where Technology and Law Collide

It is against federal law for an individual to record a telephone conversation he is not a party to. This is known as wiretapping—a form of eavesdropping. Persons convicted of wiretapping may receive to up to five years in prison, $250,000 in fines as well as civil penalties for damages, punitive damages, attorney fees. However, […]

Top 14 Reasons Why A Personal Injury Lawyer Won’t Take a Case

Why Won’t A Lawyer Take My Case? Sometimes people come to us after having talked to several local injury lawyers who turned their case down and they ask us: “Why won’t a lawyer take my case?”  They are usually frustrated because no one can or will give them an explanation of why the attorney won’t take […]

Uninsured vs Underinsured Motorist Coverage in Texas

All drivers are required to carry liability insurance in the State of Texas. Uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage are not required in Texas, however, your automobile insurance carrier is required to offer it to you. While many drivers are inclined to purchase only what’s legally required, it is important to fully understand the different types […]

What is a Voluntary Recall?

Most people know that when a product, food, or medication is recalled by a governmental entity such as the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) or the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the recall should be taken seriously. If a government agency finds it necessary to order goods off the shelves and out of circulation, or […]

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