You're riding your bike to the grocery store on a beautiful, sunny day. You're near the side of the road, where you should be if there's no bike lane, and you're obeying traffic laws. Just as you get close to the store, a driver turns left across the lane next to you, never seeing your bike and slams into you. Your helmet flies off, your head hits the pavement, and then you wake up in the hospital.
What would you do if your car suddenly burst into flames? For one Georgetown family, this isn't a hypothetical situation.
Most of us have pets in our lives that we care about deeply, dogs being one of the most popular. However, it's important to remember that dogs are still animals and they can do a lot of damage if they decide to attack, especially when children are the targets.
If you were hurt in an auto accident, dog bite, slip and fall, or other personal injury, one of the first decisions you must make concerns whether to hire a personal injury lawyer. If you decide to go ahead without an attorney, you run the risk of receiving a negative outcome in your personal injury lawsuit. Learn the top reasons to hire a personal injury lawyer.
You have probably heard countless advertisements for personal injury lawyers throughout your life, which all state that if you are seriously injured in an accident, then you need a lawyer to help you get the compensation that you are entitled to. While this is true, what you do not need is a lawyer who will overcharge you for their services.
Any time you gather a large group of people in a small area, creating a dense population, the possibility of accident and injury skyrockets. Add in even a little bit of alcohol, and the risk is even greater.
We trust that medical professionals will help not hurt us, but this isn't always the case. Medical professionals are only human, and they make mistakes.
Under Texas law, property owners have a duty to keep their premises reasonably safe. This legal duty applies to both business properties and residential properties. What that means is if you are injured at a store, restaurant or even a house party, you may be able to pursue a claim for damages against the property owner.
Dogs are famously known as man's best friend. However, dogs are still animals and can act aggressively at times, even without being provoked.