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Texas Family Sues For Medical Malpractice Over Death of Son

Submitted by jrlaw on Mar 17th, 2014

The family of a Dallas child who died as a result of alleged gross medical negligence is currently in the throes of a legal battle with a children’s medical center which allegedly failed to treat the child in a timely manner.  Roberto Llanas Jr. was taken to hospital after he collided with a pole at his school’s playground. He was treated and released shortly after. However, he died a few hours later due to a lacerated kidney and internal hemorrhage.

Texas Move Over or Slow Down Law Now Includes TxDOT Workers

Submitted by jrlaw on Mar 7th, 2014

Accidents and emergencies can happen anywhere, and the roadside is no exception. Motorists are required to pay attention to traffic at all times; however, there are times when distracted driving may cause a car accident.

Military Personnel Texting While Driving

Submitted by jrlaw on Feb 26th, 2014

Who is the most likely to take dangerous chances by texting and driving? This is a question to which most of us believe we have the answer. However, a recent survey by USAA may leave you surprised.

Necrotizing Faciitis & Medical Malpractice

Submitted by jrlaw on Feb 17th, 2014

When most of us go to the hospital for an injury or illness, we expect to be treated in a timely manner and discharged as soon as the doctor says we’re clear to go back to our daily lives. Recently, there have been reports of a flesh-eating bacteria affecting numerous hospitals and their patients around the country. This disease, also known as necrotizing fasciitis, is due to certain types of anaerobic bacteria gaining entry into the body via the skin and fatty tissue and killing off flesh and organs by spreading toxins across the body. If left untreated, this condition may lead to sepsis, shock and even death.

What the Texas "Loser Pays" Law Means for You

Submitted by jrlaw on Feb 7th, 2014

The state of Texas somewhat recently passed a statute which can affect the face of the legal landscape relating to individuals seeking compensation for personal injury and medical malpractice cases. This new law, also known as “Loser Pays” forces a losing plaintiff to pay the defendant’s legal and associated fees if they fail to win a certain percentage of the money initially offered for the case from insurance agencies.

Texas Reports Fatal Car Accident Every Day for the Past Thirteen Years

Submitted by jrlaw on Jan 29th, 2014

One of the worst things a person has to face is hearing that knock on the door only to find a police officer standing there. “Mrs. Smith, we are sorry to inform you, but your (son, daughter, husband, etc.) has been in an accident.” It’s heartbreaking to see the faces of those loved ones but unfortunately in Texas this is a reality that literally happens on a daily basis.

Contingency-Fee Lawyers Explained

Submitted by jrlaw on Jan 24th, 2014

Are contingency fees fair? Why do they exist? What kind of cases are teken on a contingency fee agreement?

The legal system should be available to everyone that needs it. In fact, the seventh amendment gives all individuals in the United States the right to a fair trial. The Texas injury lawyers at Rasansky Law Firm work on a contingency-fee basis in order to allow victims to bring a case without risking their own money in the process. This simply means that we won’t charge you a cent unless we win the case for you. To most people, this almost sounds too good to be true. In this post, we’ll show you why contingency-fee lawyers are a legitimate part of the legal system, why it makes sense for the client, and why you should seek one out for your case.

Laws & Requirements on Nursing Homes in Texas

Submitted by jrlaw on Jan 16th, 2014

What rules and regulations are nursing homes legally required follow?

There comes a time when an individual reaches a certain age in life, when assistance is needed. As it is likely a new realm for most people, questions arise about what requirements nursing homes must follow in the state of Texas.  Believe it or not, there are multiple requirements that nursing homes must follow, and numerous rights that belong to people 60 years of age and older.

Laws on Highway Merging in Texas

Submitted by jrlaw on Jan 2nd, 2014

What are the laws in regard to merging traffic on Texas highways & freeways? Who has the right of way? Who must yield?

Car Accidents While Riding UberX

Submitted by jrlaw on Dec 30th, 2013

Have you been hurt in a car accident while riding in an UberX car? Are you getting the runaround by the insurance company?

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