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Can I be Compensated for Emotional Damages?

Emotional trauma is a common occurrence after an accident. Fear, anxiety, and guilt can follow you long after the physical wounds have healed. Most of the time, emotional trauma will require therapy which can be expensive and cause even more stress as the injured party tries to cover the costs. Fortunately, you can be compensated […]

Car Accident Diminished Value Claims in Texas

Damage from a vehicle accident significantly lowers the value of a vehicle, as the reliability and the integrity of the car is reduced. In the state of Texas, you can claim compensation for the diminished value of your car. Here are the specifics for a car accident diminished value claim in Texas: Texas Diminished Value Claims The […]

What is Considered Provoking a Dog?

Dogs are considered man’s best friend, which makes it surprising when a dog suddenly becomes aggressive and bites someone. Dog bites can lead to serious injuries, and in some cases, emotional trauma. But determining who’s at fault for the dog bite – the victim or the dog owner – depends on whether or not the victim provoked […]

Most Common Causes of Bicycle Accidents

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that 840 bicyclists were killed in traffic accidents in the United States in 2016. Bicycle accident related deaths account for 2.2% of all motor vehicle traffic fatalities, and the number continues to increase. The reckless or negligent behavior of drivers is usually the cause of cyclist deaths and injuries. […]

How Hard is it to Legally Immigrate to the United States?

The pathway to legally immigrate to the United States is filled with difficulties and obstacles. There are several complicated steps, lots of paperwork that must be filed correctly, and many other hurdles to jump. Here are the methods for legally immigrating to the United States, along with their many difficulties: Family Pathway One of the routes […]

What is Negligence Per Se?

The most important element of most personal injury cases is proving negligence. In order to win, an injured party has to prove that their injuries were caused by the negligence of another. The law recognizes multiple types of negligence – one of which is known as negligence per se. Cases involving negligence per se are distinct in that the […]

What Are the Most Common Causes of Car Accidents?

The Insurance Information Institute reports that in 2017, there were 6,452,000 vehicle accidents in the United States. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, 32,056 of those accidents were in Dallas, Texas alone. While roads present drivers with a wide range of hazards, here are the most common causes of car accidents: 1. Distracted Driving In the United […]

Immigrant vs Non-Immigrant Visas

Two passports, some papers that a person just stamped approved, some planes, and the words immigrant vs non-immigrant visas

Most foreigners who plan to visit or move to the United States need a visa in order to enter the country. The U.S. issues over 10 million visas each year. While the vast majority of visas are non-immigrant visas, about 500,000 are immigrant visas. Under these two main categories of visas are dozens of subcategories of […]