Category: Personal Injury

What Is the Texas Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury?

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When you are injured in an accident that was caused by the negligence of another, you may be able to claim compensation for medical expenses and damages. While our team at the Hernandez Law Group urges injured parties to immediately seek legal aid to ensure that the correct steps are taken, this may not be […]

Personal Injury Dictionary; What Terms You Should Know

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When you are injured in an accident caused by the negligence of another, a personal injury attorney can help you get the compensation you deserve. There are a few terms that you may hear from lawyers and inside the court that you may not be familiar with. To help you feel more comfortable about your […]

If a Product Gets Recalled, Should I Send It Back?

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The consumer and producer relationship is founded upon trust in the quality, safety, and effectiveness of a product. That trust has been carefully nurtured over many years. When people invest in a product, such as a car, they expect it to work the way it should. However, issues such as poor product design or even […]

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 […]

What are the 3 Types of Product Liability?

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Accidents resulting from a defective product can be jarring. Not only are you left dealing with hospital bills and damages, but you may be conflicted on whether to bring a lawsuit against the manufacturer or not. There are three categories of product liability that your particular case can fall under: design defect, manufacturing defect, or […]

Top 4 Strangest Product Liability Cases

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Every year, thousands of product liability cases get filed due to injuries caused by a defect. Whether this defect is faulty airbags of a car, a faulty battery in a phone, or a chair that wasn’t built correctly, a defective product can lead to serious injuries or even death in some cases. Consumers should know […]

Can I Get Compensation for an Elevator Accident?

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Taking the elevator is a daily occurrence for most people. Whether you’re going to work, going shopping, or going back to your apartment, you’re probably so used to these lifts that you go on autopilot, spending your time in there listening to the soothing elevator music as you let your thoughts wander. However, every now […]

Can I Sue for Post-Traumatic Arthritis?

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In some cases, it can take years to show the true injuries of an accident. From car wrecks to work falls, injuries can manifest, leading to confusing circumstances surrounding your accident. Health problems might not immediately arise, but they are a direct result of the accident, and the negligent individual who caused the accident is […]

Canaries and Coal Mines: Legal Action for Personal Injuries is Important

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In coal mines years ago, canaries used to accompany miners underground as a safety precaution. Since these birds are naturally sensitive to deadly conditions, these companions served as an early warning system to help save miners before disaster struck. While miners have developed better systems to create safer environments since then, there is, unfortunately, still […]