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  • George K. Farah Selected to UTEP Alumni Board Association for 3 Year Term

    We are excited to announce that attorney George K. Farah has been elected as a member of the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) Alumni Association Board of Directors! His three-year term will begin on September 1, 2020. Born and raised in El Paso, Mr. Farah graduated from UTEP in 1999 with a degree in Business Administration before moving to Houston to attend law school. Throughout his legal ...
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  • Milad Farah Appointed Board Commissioner of El Paso County Ethics Commission

    We are excited to announce that Farah Law attorney Milad Farah was recently sworn in as a Board Commissioner of the County of El Paso Ethics Commission, where he will serve as a representative of the El Paso Bar Association. The El Paso County Ethics Commission is a ten member body that is responsible for adopting, publishing and enforcing a code of ethics governing county public servants in order ...
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  • Fires, Burglaries & Pandemics: What Is & Isn’t Covered by Business Interruption Insurance

    Businesses across the United States have had to close their doors in recent weeks due to government orders enacted in the hopes of slowing the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). These temporary closures have encouraged many business owners to file business interruption insurance claims in the hopes of protecting their companies during the shutdown. Yet, many of these claims have been denied. ...
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  • Geoffrey Borschow Included in America's Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys®

    We are thrilled to announce that our very own Attorney Geoffrey A. Borschow was included in this year’s list of America's Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys® in the state of Texas. Geoffrey’s inclusion on the reputable website proves his dedication to his clients and his field as only individuals with the highest levels of client satisfaction and peer recognition are awarded this honor each year. ...
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  • Three Farah Law Attorneys Named 2020 Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠

    We are excited to announce that three of our Farah Law attorneys have been included in this year’s Super Lawyers® list as Rising Stars℠! To have not one but three attorneys at the same firm recognized as Rising Stars℠ is a unique honor and we are immensely proud. The Farah Law attorneys who were recognized as Rising Stars℠ on the 2020 Super Lawyers® list are: Geoffrey Borschow : Geoffrey has been ...
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  • How Farah Law is Prepared for the Coronavirus

    On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the rapidly spreading novel strain of coronavirus, named COVID-19, is now a global pandemic. Individuals worldwide have been cautioned by health organizations such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to take preventative measures to help curb the spread of the virus. Over the weekend the CDC announced ...
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  • Female Drivers More Vulnerable in Motor Vehicle Accidents

    Car and truck accidents can strike anyone, anywhere, at any time. Fortunately, advances in motor vehicle technology have made these collisions less catastrophic for those involved. A recent study in the American Journal of Public Health , however, suggests women may still be more susceptible to serious injuries in the event of a crash. By examining 10 years of national crash data, researchers ...
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  • Traffic Fatalities Are Never Acceptable

    Deaths on Houston’s roadways are increasing, regardless of statewide pledges and concentrated efforts to prevent fatalities. To account for this rise, a federal assessment raised its “goal” for roadway deaths in the area from 699 to 728. Houston officials are upset by this statistic, explaining that no number of traffic fatalities is acceptable. Jeff Weatherford, the deputy director of Houston ...
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  • EEOC Shows Leniency to Forced Arbitration Amid DoorDash Tipping Policy Lawsuit

    n December 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced it would back off from its opposing stance to forced arbitration in employment contracts. According to a press release given by the EEOC, it determined that forced arbitration is indeed enforceable under the Federal Arbitration Act. It cited numerous Supreme Court decisions throughout the last two decades that have ...
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  • Manufacturers and Pharmacies Issue Voluntary Recall of Popular Heartburn Medication

    In September, the FDA detected low levels of N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) in a heartburn medication called ranitidine (Zantac). NDMA is an environmental contaminant found in water and certain foods, and, according to the FDA, it is a probable human carcinogen. So far, the FDA has not pulled the drug from the market. Some manufacturers and pharmacies, however, are issuing voluntary recalls and ...
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  • Houston Narcotics Agent Found Falsifying Search Warrant

    When police officers disregard the rules, it isn’t just a violation of our constitutionally-protected rights. In some cases, it can directly lead to violence, serious injury, and death, both for civilians and for police officers acting in good faith. In a tragic recent example, one Houston narcotics agent stands accused of falsifying a search warrant to justify a Pecan Park drug raid, which led to ...
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  • 3M Settles Defective Earplug Case for $9.1 Million

    Between 2003 and 2015, the U.S. Military issued 3M’s Combat Arms Earplugs, Version 2 (CAEv2) to service members in Afghanistan and Iraq. The dual-ended earplugs were designed to give two levels of hearing protection: full protection from loud combat noises and protection from high-level noises while still allowing for low-level noises to be heard. Unfortunately, due to an allegedly defective ...
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  • Filing a Personal Injury Claim: The 6 Steps to Take After a Car Accident

    According to the Texas Department of Transportation, there can be up to 12,000 accidents a year in El Paso. While car accidents are, unfortunately, a common occurrence in Texas, most residents don’t actually know what to do when they’re suddenly involved in a collision. To aid our clients and protect future accident victims, the El Paso car accident lawyers at Farah Law have compiled a list of 6 ...
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  • 40 Third Ward School Students Hospitalized After Being Exposed to Fumes

    Over 40 students were transferred to nearby hospitals after their Third Ward school reported a potential gas leak on campus. CenterPoint Energy later confirmed that the health issues were the result of fumes from tar being used to repair a roof. The Houston Fire Department was called around 11:20 a.m. regarding a possible gas leak at the Young Women's College Preparatory Academy, 1906 Cleburne. ...
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  • Did a Tire Blowout Cause Your Car Accident?

    According to a report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, an estimated 400 deaths and over 10,000 fatalities occurred annually due to flat tires and tire blowouts, before the installment of tire pressure monitoring systems. While these numbers have decreased in the last few years, accidents still occur because of defective tires and car parts. If you are seriously injured due ...
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