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The O’Hara Law Firm represents the children of an elderly lady that was killed in the parking lot of a major retail store. The murderer was a criminal with a long history of criminal charges and convictions. There was a history of criminal activity at the store and surrounding area. The murderer was shot and killed by police shortly after he killed the victim. The family brought claims against multiple corporate defendants and obtained a seven-figure settlement with the defendants.
Uber and Lyft carry a million-dollar liability insurance policy that covers claims against the rideshare drivers for causing injuries to their passengers or other drivers. Uber and Lyft also carry a million-dollar UIM policy to protect customers injured by an uninsured or underinsured third party that crashes into a rideshare car. However, if a rideshare driver is injured by another driver without insurance, the underinsured motorist coverage is the Texas minimum of $30,000. A rideshare driver’s personal automobile insurance policy will not provide coverage because personal insurance policies exclude coverage for driving for hire. Thus, rideshare drivers have only the automobile coverage that the rideshare company provides. Uber provides the cheapest UIM coverage possible for its drivers.
The O’Hara Law Firm filed a lawsuit on behalf of the family members of a woman who was killed by a pack of dogs. The dog owner’s insurance provider paid its policy limits of one million dollars to settle the claim. The woman was attacked while she was walking along the side of a road to a convenience store. The dog owner routinely allowed the dogs to escape from his fenced property. T
The O’Hara Law Firm recently settled a lawsuit on behalf of an Uber driver that was injured in a car accident with another driver. The Uber driver underwent surgery as a result of his injuries. Uber provides insurance for the drivers, passengers and those harmed by the negligence of an Uber driver.
The O’Hara Law Firm represents a client that was injured in a Kroger parking lot. The woman tripped and fell in a pothole because the property owner did not properly maintain the parking lot. One of the leading causes of injuries in parking lots are uneven surfaces and holes that create tripping hazards. Kroger is one of the largest supermarket chains in the United States. It should have policies and procedures in place to routinely check the parking lot for unsafe conditions.
Dog attacks are often traumatic experiences for the dog bite victims. Dog attacks have increased by nearly 300% during the Covid-19 pandemic. Approximately one in five dog attacks require medical attention. There are several common mistakes that dog bite victims should avoid to increase the likelihood of recovering compensation for their injuries. A dog bite is painful enough without having expensive medical bills to pay with no recourse.
Two separate dog attacks occurred in Harris County yesterday with horrific results. A young boy was attacked by a husky shortly after getting off a bus in north Harris County. The boy had to climb on top of a car to escape from the dog. But he was bit on his face, arm and leg before he was able to escape. He is in the hospital. An adult male was also put in the hospital in critical condition after two dogs mauled him in northwest Harris County.
Aldi is one of the leading discount supermarket stores in Texas and the United States. Aldi has over one hundred locations in Texas. Aldi’s stores have a smaller footprint because it relies heavily on store brands. Even though Aldi is a smaller grocery store than most standard grocery stores, many of the same slip and fall hazards may still exist in the store.
A common question asked by dog bite victims is, “How much is my dog bite claim worth?” Some dog bite victims search the internet to determine the value of their case. If you are reading this article, you are probably one of those people. There is no simple formula to calculate the value of a dog injury claim. You cannot enter the medical bills into a simple equation and calculate the value of a dog bite claim. There are multiple factors that insurance adjustors consider when evaluating a dog bite.
Tripping and slipping hazards are too common in grocery stores. Sprouts Farmers Market, ALDI, Food
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