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March 26, 2020

What Texas Being a “One Bite Rule” State Means

To many people, dogs are much more than pets; they’re family. Dog bite attacks can be challenging because of the love and adoration we have for these four-legged creatures. Yet, unfortunately, dog bites happen regularly here in Texas and throughout the United States. We need to remember that dogs are still animals and have internal instincts that may cause them …

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March 3, 2020

What Are the Most Common St. Patrick’s Day Accidents?

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, marking a favorite holiday for many. With more than 33 million Americans claiming Irish descent, it is no wonder St. Patrick’s Day is such a beloved holiday in the United States. Not only has St. Patrick’s Day (or St. Patty’s Day) become one of the nation’s most popular holidays, but unfortunately, it …

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February 21, 2020

Avoiding Disaster on Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras is one of the most festive holidays celebrated in the U.S. every year, especially down south. Every year, a reported 1.4 million people make their way to New Orleans to participate in the iconic Fat Tuesday parade and ensuing celebrations. This year, Fat Tuesday and the official Mardi Gras day falls on February 25. However, carnival celebrations officially …

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January 31, 2020

The Dangers of Super Bowl Sunday

Super Bowl LIV is this Sunday in Miami, marking the end of another great NFL season. As the Chiefs and 49ers prepare to compete for the Lombardi Trophy, millions of Americans are preparing for Super Bowl Sunday, too. While the players and coaches are preparing for the biggest game of the season, Americans are stocking up on wings, nachos, beer, …

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December 19, 2019

Common New Year’s Accidents

New Year’s Eve celebrations will be here before you know it. As 2019 comes to a close, and we ring in the new year, there will undoubtedly be plenty of opportunities to celebrate and surround yourself with loved ones. While the new year marks a fresh start and allows us an opportunity reset, it also comes with inherent dangers. Sadly, …

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November 21, 2019

How to Stay Safe During Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is next week, but we aren’t here to discuss your favorite turkey recipes. Although this holiday is a favorite for many, it is also inherently dangerous. The emergency room may be the last thing on your mind when getting ready for Thanksgiving, but more people end up there than you’d like to think. From car accidents and cooking fires …

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November 7, 2019

What to Know About Workplace Accidents

Depending on your occupation and the industry you work in, getting injured on the job is a real possibility. While many people can’t imagine suffering an injury at work, others know this reality all too well. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), nearly 3 million employees experienced a workplace injury or illness in 2017. Subsequently, a total of …

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October 9, 2019

Halloween Accidents

Halloween is just around the corner, which means it’s time to stock up on candy, get the pumpkins carved, and make sure everyone’s costume is ready for the spooky holiday. While Halloween may be a favorite holiday for many – young and old alike – it can also be very dangerous. According to statistics compiled over the last several years, …

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September 6, 2019

September 17 is International Patient Safety Day

September 17, 2019, will mark another International Patient Safety Day, a global initiative aimed at raising awareness about patient safety and well-being. International Patient Safety Day (IPSD) hopes to encourage people to stand up for their healthcare rights and safety. Unfortunately, medical errors are the third-leading cause of death in the United States. According to a John Hopkins study, anywhere …

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August 20, 2019

The Importance of Hiring a Bilingual Attorney

Not Every Law Firm Has Bilingual Attorneys Texas is a border state, which means that many people who choose to live here are bilingual. If English isn’t your first language and you find yourself involved in a car accident or other situation where a lawyer may be helpful, it is important you are able to work with a bilingual lawyer. …