Severe Emotional Trauma Following a Dog Bite

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Dogs are known as man’s best friend thanks to their loyalty, undying devotion to their owners and families, and the happiness that their presence brings. Many people love a dog’s companionship, but there are some who feel the opposite. They might fear a dog’s power, unpredictable nature, or the possibility of being bitten. Dog bites […]

Swimming Pool Safety Tips for Summer Fun in Abilene

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As the summer quickly approaches, so do the anticipation and thrill of taking that first leap into a nice cool pool. Swimming pools are a summer favorite and the perfect place to enjoy the beauty of nature while escaping from the hot Texas sun. However, while swimming pools are inviting and a source of a […]

Avoiding These Common Mistakes On Your Green Card Application

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Completing your Green Card application is the first step towards realizing your American Dream. While the process may seem straightforward, there are some common mistakes that raise red flags to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). This guide was created by the dedicated Immigration Attorneys at the Hernandez Law Group, P.C. located in […]

Five Common Mistakes Parents Using Car Seats

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Children are one of the most vulnerable groups in our society. They are especially vulnerable to car accidents, with most children gaining serious injuries or even dying if they are involved in one. Car seats are designed to help protect and save young lives in the event of an accident by keeping them safely strapped […]

How to Avoid Accidents With 18-Wheelers in Texas

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In 2019 alone, the Texas Department of Transportation reported there were a total of 39,193 commercial truck and bus accidents. Many drivers know to give 18-wheelers a wide berth since large trucks are capable of disastrous damage. Accidents involving 18-wheelers though are still common though. Drivers still use risky maneuvers to get around the large […]

What to Expect From the Medical Exam for a Green Card or Visa

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There are a lot of steps that immigrants hoping to make the United States their permanent home have to take. The application, interview, and waiting period are well-known, but another aspect of the process that is often not talked about in the United States Medical Exam. This exam ensures that the individuals coming into the […]

Spinal Cord Injury: Rising in Incidence and Age of Victims

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Whether it’s a sports accident, a car accident, or a slip and fall, the possibility of sustaining a spinal cord injury is always present. In the United States, there has been a steady rise in spinal cord injuries, especially among older adults. From 2007 to 2009, a study by John Hopkins University looked at the […]

If you Rear End Someone in Texas, is it Always Your Fault?

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Rear-end collisions happen in a moment. All it takes is a moment of lapsed judgment, inattention, or a risky maneuver from another vehicle to result in an accident. In the United States, there are approximately 1.7 million rear-end collisions per year. If you were in a rear-end collision where your vehicle was the one in […]

What Is a Notice of Intent to Deny?

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There is an overwhelming sense of excitement and accomplishment that comes with sending in your application to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). You’ll then wait for days, maybe even weeks, as they process your application, which only fuels your excitement. Then, the moment you waited for finally arrives. You rip open the letter […]

Defensive Driving Tips

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Driving is a regular part of many people’s day across the United States. From going to work, getting the kids to school, and visiting loved ones, much of our lives is spent on the go. While driving is a commonplace activity, it is also one of the most dangerous activities that people undertake every day. […]