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  • Auto Accidents

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    • Who Actually Pays in a Car Accident Case?

      While knowing you are going to be financially compensated for your losses, some people actually feel some remorse or empathy for the other party. In some cases, people believe that the other party is personally responsible to pay the award, which can be thousands or even millions of dollars. This can financially devastate someone, and some people feel bad about that, even though they too have been ...
    • Guerra & Farah, PLLC Offers Condolences Following Deadly Conroe Car Collision

      This weekend in Conroe saw the tragic death of a family of four on Highway 105. According to reports , 68-year-old Ronald Cooper caused a wreck Sunday on that highway that ended the lives of Sedlmeier family—two adults and two preschool-age children. Additionally, two teenagers in another vehicle sustained minor injuries. Cooper has since been charged with four counts of intoxicated manslaughter ...
    • Comparative Fault in Texas

      For a personal injury suit to be successful, fault needs to be proven and assigned to a defendant responsible for causing an accident. In many cases, personal injury defendants are a single party: a motorist, a property owner, a company. In more complex cases, however, there can be multiple defendants who all share some degree of fault. In these instances, how is responsibility assigned across ...

    Construction Accidents

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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 ...

    Defective Medical Devices

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    • Need to File a Transvaginal Mesh Claim in Texas?

      Transvaginal mesh implants were supposed to address issues such as pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI), but some of these implants created severe, painful side effects in tens of thousands of women. Defective versions of the implants could cause infections to develop, vaginal tissue to erode, organs to perforate, and more. Once word got out of the dangers of ...
    • Help for Consumers Harmed by Testosterone Replacement Therapy Products

      There are men who suffer from low testosterone levels, which can negatively affect energy levels, sex drive, sexual performance and more. In order to treat what is referred to as "low T," many men obtain prescriptions for testosterone replacement therapy treatments. These treatments come in many forms—injections, gels, creams, patches, etc. Unfortunately, the risks behind these treatments may ...

    Dog Bites

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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. ...
    • 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 ...

    Dram Shop Liability

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    • Guerra & Farah Obtains Settlement for Dram Shop Lawsuit

      Attorney George Farah and our team recently secured a $225,000 settlement on behalf of a deceased 18-year-old's family in a dram shop case. Dram shop cases are cases in which bars, clubs or other establishment that serve alcohol (the "dram shops") are sued for providing alcoholic beverages to individuals who are already clearly drunk. In this Harris County case, Guerra & Farah, PLLC represented ...
    • 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. ...

    News

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    • Attorney Geoffrey A. Borschow Named to 2017 Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ List

      We are pleased to announce that our very own Geoffrey Borschow has been honored with inclusion in this year’s list of Texas Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠. Reserved for the top 2.5% of all practicing attorneys in the state, recognition as a Rising Star is a prestigious title awarded to lawyers who have demonstrated considerable accomplishments in their professions. To be eligible for inclusion in ...
    • George Farah Selected to List of 2017 Texas Super Lawyers

      We are honored to announce George Farah’s selection for inclusion in the prestigious list of 2017 Texas Super Lawyers. Acknowledgement of this degree is reserved for only 5% of the legal population and indicates an attorney’s high level of peer recognition and professional accomplishment. The Super Lawyers selection process is very thorough. In fact, it’s notorious for being one of the most ...
    • OSHA to Focus on Amputation Prevention for Texas Workers

      In a recent press release , the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced that it will be stepping up efforts to prevent worker amputation injuries throughout Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma. According to the agency's data, manufacturing workers are at a heightened risk for this type of catastrophic workplace injury. According to the press release, more than 2,600 ...

    Truck Accidents

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    • Texas Leads Nation in Large-Truck Accident Fatalities as Percentage of National Total

      Which state has the highest rates of deaths caused by accidents involving large trucks? According to Cars.com's overview of 2012 data that was released this year from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), drivers have the highest likelihood of being killed from large-truck accidents in North Dakota. This was measured by taking the number of large-truck accident fatalities in ...
    • Truck Crashes in Texas

      Big rigs, semi’s, and tractor trailers are all names for large trucks. The Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) defines a large truck as a truck weighing over 10,000 pounds. The fact is that many large trucks reach up to 80,000 pounds when fully loaded. Because truck crashes are often devastating, resulting in serious injuries and fatalities, the government heavily regulates the trucking ...

    Wrongful Death

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    • Guerra & Farah, PLLC Represents Family of Teen Fatally Shot by Off-Duty Officer

      Our Texas personal injury lawyers at Guerra & Farah, PLLC are representing the family of 17-year-old Jonathen Santellana, who was killed after being shot several times by an off-duty Navasota police officer. The shooting occurred at the Villages of Copperfield apartments in Houston on November 13 th . The off-duty officer, who lives in the apartment complex, had just returned home from work when ...
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