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2013

Blog Posts in 2013

  • Guerra & Farah, PLLC Settles Dram Shop Case for Six Figures

    At Guerra & Farah, PLLC, we are well-versed in Texas State laws as they pertain to all types of civil lawsuits and personal injury claims, and we use our vast knowledge of the laws to our clients' greatest advantage at all times. To illustrate, we just settled a case against a local bar for over serving alcohol to one of its patrons under the Texas Dram Shop Act which took effect on June 11, 1987. ...
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  • 15-Year-Old in the Hospital after Pit Bull Puppies Attack

    For one young Harris County girl, the afternoon was a normal one as she went to the yard to feed the family's two pit bull puppies. The day turned south in less than an instant as the two dogs turn on her for an attack. Her family members rushed outside after hearing her screams to find her pinned to the ground under attack by the two pit bulls; her screams were even heard by a neighbor next door. ...
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  • Biting the Hand that Feeds: Adopted Dog Suspected of Killing Owner

    Reaffirming Texas' stance as one of the highest dog-bite states in the country, a Liberty County woman was found dead in her home after what authorities believe was a dog attack. Her body was covered in dog bite wounds, which are thought to be the markings of the woman's adopted stray dog that was still on the lose as of July 2, 2013. The dog, a black and white colored Labrador-retriever mix, was ...
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  • Seeking Justice and Preventing Others from Experiencing Similar Tragedies

    Aside from serious injuries and the emotional and financial hardship that accident victims must deal with, there is also a justice issue involved. When you hold a drunk driver accountable, you do your part to help prevent others from experiencing a similar tragedy. One of the best examples of the justice factor in action is a non-profit organization called Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) . ...
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  • How Does Fault Influence Recovery in Texas Accident and Injury Cases?

    Who is at fault is a factor in recovering compensation in any accident and injury case. State laws vary in how they determine negligence, hold parties responsible and determine damage awards. The legal term “comparative negligence” refers to a comparison of negligence between parties involved in an accident or injury and typically judges must weigh the actions of all plaintiffs and defendants in a ...
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  • Some Reasons Construction Workers Are at Risk for Crane Accidents

    According to OSHA (the Occupational Safety & Health Administration), approximately 75 percent of struck-by fatalities on construction sites involve heavy equipment such as trucks or cranes. However, what many people may not realize is that overhead power lines causing electrocution are the main cause of crane construction site deaths. Statistics reported by CPWR: The Center for Construction ...
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