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The legal proceedings of a personal injury case can be exceedingly complicated, and fraught with important decisions that can make or break your case.

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What to Expect When Settling Your Child’s Claim in Houston TX

A parent with an injured child as a result of someone else’s negligence likely has many questions and concerns. Will he fully recover from his injuries? Will she have any permanent scars? Will my child have any long-term issues or problems? How will I pay for all the medical treatment? After the dust settles, a parent eventually may have questions regarding settling the child’s claim with the wrongdoer’s insurance provider. This article will discuss common issues relating to resolving a minor’s claim.


O’Hara Law Firm Settles Lawsuit for Elderly Dog Bite Victim 

The O’Hara Law Firm recently settled a lawsuit for an elderly client who was bit by a Rottweiler that lived down the street. The dog bite victim was jogging down the street when the attacked occurred. As the runner approached the dog owner and her dog, the dog escaped from the dog owner. The Rottweiler jumped up and bit the runner in the face with the leash dragging behind it. The man underwent plastic surgery to his face close the wound.

Dog Bite Lawsuit Worth

How Much Is a Dog Bite Lawsuit Worth in Houston TX?

“Dog bite settlement calculator” is a common search term in Google. Many dog bite victims wonder what their case might be worth. In 2021, the average dog bite claim nationwide settled for $49,025. The average dog bite settlement in Texas is $39,884. The average Texas settlement might be lower than the national average settlement as a result of state specific laws and the conservative nature of Texas in general. However, every case is unique.

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O’Hara Law Firm Clients Settle Lawsuit for Death of Woman at Store

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 Provides the Cheapest Junk Insurance for Drivers

Uber Provides the Cheapest Junk Insurance for Drivers

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.

O’Hara Law Firm Settles Million Dollar Dog Bite Lawsuit

O’Hara Law Firm Settles Million Dollar Dog Bite Lawsuit in Houston TX

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

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Slip and Fall Claim Against Kroger By O’Hara Law Firm

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.

Mistakes Houston Dog Bite Victims Should Avoid

Mistakes Dog Bite Victims Should Avoid

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 Horrific Dog Attacks on Thursday in Harris County

Two Horrific Dog Attacks on Thursday in Harris County

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.