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July 2018

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Exploring the Right (and the WRONG) Ways to Find Your Car Accident Lawyer

Going through the experience of being in a car accident is nothing short of devastating. It does not matter if you are the driver, passenger, or pedestrian. Few other situations have the power to cause stress, anxiety, fear, and uncertainty all at once like a car accident. Being injured in the accident only makes matters worse as it heightens the trauma not only physically, but mentally and emotionally, as well.

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3 Urgent Steps to Take Immediately After a Dog Bite

If someone asked you, “What is the most common pet in American culture?” You would probably shrug and reply, “A dog.” While dogs are definitely in the top three, they are not actually the most popular pet. In case you were curious — fish are the most popular, ranking at 142-million. After that comes cats at 88.3-million. Then, the beloved dog comes in third at 74.8-million. Nevertheless, dogs are some of the most adored pets in our society.

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3 Tips to Avoid a Truck Collision When You are Driving a Car

If someone asked you, “What is the most common pet in American culture?” You would probably shrug and reply, “A dog.” While dogs are definitely in the top three, they are not actually the most popular pet. In case you were curious — fish are the most popular, ranking at 142-million. After that comes cats at 88.3-million. Then, the beloved dog comes in third at 74.8-million. Nevertheless, dogs are some of the most adored pets in our society.

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GEICO’s Policy to Reject Legitimate Injury Claims

Have you been injured in a car accident involving a driver that is insured by GEICO and wonder why the insurance company refuses to pay your medical bills or compensate you for pain and suffering? You are not the only one. GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) has a policy to refuse to pay legitimate injury claims when the motor vehicle collision involves a “low impact collision.” If the GEICO insurance adjustor believes the property damage to your vehicle is minor, the adjustor will refuse to compensate you for your personal injury claim as a matter of company policy. GEICO has taken this position to save money.

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Lawsuit Resolved for Plaintiff Who Fell Off Bridge

Attorney Patrick O’Hara recently resolved a case on behalf of a young woman who was injured when she fell off a bridge that was built in violation of the International Building Code a few miles south of Spring, Texas. The footbridge was designed and built without guardrails despite the fact that the top of the bridge was suspended over three feet above boulders in a park. Plaintiff accidentally stepped off the bridge and injured her neck.

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