Summer 2003

 Summer 2003 (Updated)

Child Resistant Products

First of all, just because a product is advertised as being “child resistant” does not mean that it cannot cause harm. In a case recently decided in Texas, a young girl was severely injured when her brother began using a supposedly child-resistant lighter to melt crayons and accidentally set his sister’s dress ablaze. The sister suffered serious burns over 55% of her body. A lawsuit was brought against BIC, who manufactured the lighter…Continue reading

False Claims Act

Do you know of someone who defrauded the federal government? Are you willing to bring a lawsuit on the government’s behalf? If so, the government may be willing to pay you under a federal law known as the False Claims Act (FCA)…Continue reading

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CAPS

In response to political pressure from doctors and medical groups, Congress has recently debated passing a national cap on the size of medical malpractice damages awards. The idea is to limit the amount of an award for pain and suffering in medical malpractice cases to a maximum of $250,000, no matter how seriously the victim has been injured. Although doctors complain that malpractice insurance has become expensive because of malpractice damages awards, Congress’s solution causes more problems than it solves…Continue reading

SAFE DRIVING

Airline travel. Terrorist attack. Lightning. Probably, everyone is afraid of something. However,  most of us do not give a second thought to the greatest danger we face every day – driving. Furthermore, the fact is that our drive to and from work is probably the most dangerous thing we ever do and we do it all the time. Hence we put together the following common-sense tips can help make your driving safer…Continue reading

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Most noteworthy, despite this modern age of marketing and advertising, the best source of our new business is word-of-mouth. Hence, we are grateful that many of our clients and friends feel confident in recommending our Dallas law firm.

Above all there may be times, you need a good personal injury lawyer, and you often do not know where to turn. If you or someone you know has been injured and needs legal help, contact us.

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