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What Is Considered Employer Negligence?
What Is Considered Employer Negligence?

Regardless of your vocation or your place of work, your employer is legally required to provide you with a workplace that is as safe as possible. When an employer fails to take the necessary precautions to maintain a safe work environment, they are acting negligently. An ...

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    • What Accidents Lead to Catastrophic Injuries?

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      If you were injured in a car accident caused by a negligent driver, you are entitled to seek compensation for your loss. If the insurance company is ...

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      When a person sustains a brain injury , their condition will either be classified as “traumatic” or “non-traumatic.” While these are both types of ...

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    • The Dangers of Traumatic Brain Injuries

      Every year, over 1.7 million people in the United States suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Since many traumatic brain injuries can go unseen, ...

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    • Why Seek Compensation for Catastrophic Injuries?

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    • How to Join a Class Action Lawsuit

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    • Safety Tips for Driving Through Construction Zones

      Just this past month , two accidents in Donley County occurred a long U.S. 287, which is currently under construction. The Texas Department of Public ...

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    • Plane Crash in Kerrville, TX Kills Six Houston Residents

      A small plane that was traveling to the Kerrville Municipal Airport from the West Houston Airport crashed in a private ranch, killing the six ...

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      The Deer Park Fire has now joined the ranks of several infamous incidents occurring in Houston over the last 75 years. These often-deadly fires and ...

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      A series of explosions at a gas plant in Bellville rocked the local community and prompted evacuations early Tuesday morning. According to ...

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      An explosion occurred late this morning at an industrial gas facility in La Porte. According to authorities, fire and ambulance crews responded to the ...

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      With its prime location near the Gulf Coast and its stronghold on the nation's energy industry, Houston is home to thousands of workers in the oil and ...

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      The term “catastrophic injury” can be used to describe an injury that prevents an accident victim from holding gainful employment and maintaining ...

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    • July Is Medical Malpractice Awareness Month

      Over 440,000 people are killed by the actions of fatigued, overwhelmed, and negligent medical professionals each year. Over the last century, the ...

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      There are countless risks and dangers associated with any surgical procedure. Unfortunately, to err is human, and most surgical mistakes are ...

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    • Does Wearing a Motorcycle Helmet Save Lives?

      When you were younger, your parents always made you wear a helmet when you rode your bicycle around the neighborhood. Now that you’re older and have ...

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      Motorcycles are an excellent way to get around town. However, without the external protection that cars offer, this form of transportation has a high ...

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    • Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month 2016

      May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is reminding motorists to look out for and ...

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      While Hurricane Harvey is still wreaking havoc across Houston and the Gulf Coast of Texas, it is important for property owners to understand their ...

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      A bus headed for San Luis Potosi, Mexico collided with a truck in Fort Bend County on Wednesday evening, sending at least seven passengers to the ...

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      A massive fire erupted last week when a natural gas pipeline exploded in Refugio, TX, roughly 160 miles southwest of Houston. According to ...

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      Recently, two accident victims have retained legal representation from our experienced legal team at The Daspit Law Firm. Because we work diligently ...

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      Each year, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) publishes a list of the most concerning safety issues. The Most Wanted List, as it is ...

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