Category: Dallas

What is Negligence Per Se?

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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 is Premises Liability?

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In the U.S., countless people are injured each year due to someone else’s negligence. Many of those cases fall under the legal principles of premises liability, which holds property owners and tenants responsible for the condition of their property. Learn more about premises liability below. Types of Premises Liability Cases If you get hurt on someone […]

Green Card vs Visa

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In the most basic terms, visas and green cards both permit immigrants to stay in the US; however, they do have some distinct differences. A visa is a pass that allows you to be in the U.S. for a specific amount of time – it has an expiration date. A green card, on the other hand, […]

Show Me Your Papers Law: Promoting the Harassment of Immigrants

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The Texas “show me your papers” law, otherwise known as Senate Bill 4, is one of the harshest bills impacting immigrants in the United States. Essentially, this is a discriminatory law that makes racial profiling an acceptable practice for law enforcement officials. Understanding the Law Senate Bill 4 gives police the ability to investigate the immigration […]

Who is Liable in Multi-Employer Work Site Accidents in Dallas?

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It’s an unavoidable fact of life that accidents will happen at the workplace. And when multiple contractors, subcontractors, and other supervisors are involved in the circumstances of the accident, determining liability can be tricky. Read on to learn more about some of the legal principles that govern worksite liability in Texas. OSHA’s Multi-Employer Worksite Doctrine […]