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  • Auto Accidents

    The latest posts for Auto Accidents are listed below.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...

    Construction Accidents

    The latest posts for Construction Accidents are listed below.
    • 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

    The latest posts for Defective Medical Devices are listed below.
    • 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

    The latest posts for Dog Bites are listed below.
    • 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

    The latest posts for Dram Shop Liability are listed below.
    • 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, Farah Law represented the family of ...
    • Guerra & Farah, PLLC Settles Dram Shop Case for Six Figures

      At Farah Law, 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. A dram ...


    The latest posts for News are listed below.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...

    Truck Accidents

    The latest posts for Truck Accidents are listed below.
    • 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

    The latest posts for Wrongful Death are listed below.
    • Guerra & Farah, PLLC Represents Family of Teen Fatally Shot by Off-Duty Officer

      Our Texas personal injury lawyers at Farah Law 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 he claims he ...
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