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Medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in the U.S. According to a Johns Hopkins University study, medical errors and negligence are responsible for the death of over 250,000 individuals in the United States every year. A doctor's oversight can lead to...

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Major product liability cases make national headlines, such as Tylenol’s cyanide-laced pills or metal shards in Takata airbags. But every day, thousands of products, large and small, fail because they’re defective. And thousands of people are injured or killed as a result.

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Cars Driving on a Highway

Traffic accidents across the United States occur at a rate of 6 million every year, resulting in 3 million injuries, with 2 million of those injuries being permanent. Other accidents, including pedestrian, motorcycle, and bicycle accidents caused by moving vehicles account for thousands more injuries and fatalities.

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If you have been injured in an industrial, oil field, or refinery accident in Houston, South Houston, Webster, or Pasadena, Texas, you should explore the workers' compensation benefits you are eligible for. If your employer is not a workers' compensation subscriber, you can still seek fair compensation through other legal channels.

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One car rear-ending another car

Rear-end collisions are the most prevalent type of auto accidents in the United States, resulting in a significant amount of injuries and fatalities. Each year, there are approximately 1.7 million rear-end collisions injuring about 500,000 people.

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Texas has some of the most dangerous roads in the country. According to the Department of Transportation, in 2019 there were 12,897 serious injury crashes and 3,610 traffic fatalities throughout Texas. Of those deaths, 253 of them occurred in or around Houston.

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According to the Texas Department of Transportation, one in five crashes involves distracted drivers. Whether drivers are holding a cell phone or using a hands-free device, their risk for being involved in a crash is notably higher than drivers who refrain from using devices.

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When a loved one dies due to the misconduct or negligence of another person, it is considered a “wrongful death” under the law. There are specific statutes and laws that define wrongful death and what recovery can be made.

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Doctors and other health care providers must follow certain standards of care when treating patients. While a simple mistake is not enough to constitute negligence, a death or serious injury caused by the failure to meet the minimum standard of care or failure to diagnose an easily detectable illness may be malpractice.

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The purpose of the Jones Act was to provide medical and financial benefits to injured seamen. If you have been working on a boat, barge, ship, fishing boat, cruise ship, charter boat, casino ship, another type of vessel, or an offshore drilling rig, you are more than likely covered under the Jones Act.

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