FAQ

FAQ: What should I do if I was injured on a boat?

If you have been injured on a boat, you will likely need medical treatment. While this sounds obvious, it may be more difficult than you think to get the treatment you need. If you do not have health insurance, the medical costs may be too high to afford on your own. If you do have

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FAQ: Is it worth getting a lawyer for a minor boat accident?

Many prospective clients always ask themselves, do I really need a lawyer for this? If you are seriously injured, the answer is yes. You will always fair better with a lawyer than without one. A lawyer puts you on equal footing with the insurance company. The insurance company adjuster handling your claim likely has years

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FAQ: How long do you have to sue after a boat accident?

The statute of limitations for a boating accident is two years from the date of the collision for all adult victims. Similarly, the statute of limitations for children’s medical bills is the same. However, the statute of limitations for minor plaintiffs’ non-economic damages, like pain and suffering and mental anguish, is two years from the

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FAQ: Who is liable in a boating accident?

The individual that causes the collision is personally liable for a boating accident. This is more often than not the person driving or operating the boat at the time. However, in some scenarios there may be more than one liable person, such as when someone allows someone else to operate their boat. If there is

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FAQ: What are potential defenses in dog bite cases?

There are a couple of defenses that a dog owner has, should their dog bite and injure someone. The first is lack of knowledge as to any vicious propensities that their dog might have and the other is the person who was bitten was in fact a trespasser.

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FAQ: Can I shoot a dangerous dog?

If you are being attacked by a dangerous dog, you do not have to wait to be bitten in order to defend yourself. You can defend yourself by shooting a dangerous dog, however, Texas law is complicated with this specific incident. Texas law states that you can protect your livestock and other animals from an

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FAQ: A dangerous dog is terrorizing my neighborhood. What can I do about it?

There are several factors that can declare a dog dangerous in Texas. Under the Texas Health and Safety Code a dangerous dog is (1) one that commits an unprovoked attack on a person that causes bodily injury or death or (2) commits unprovoked acts leading a reasonable person to believe that the dog will attack

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FAQ: What is the “one bite” rule? Does it apply in Texas?

The “one bite” rule establishes that a person can be held strictly liable for damages caused by an animal known to be dangerous; ie,has bitten once before. Nevertheless, should an animal bite for the first time, then the person that was injured by the animal must prove that the animal was dangerous. If you were

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FAQ: What should you do if your dog gets bitten by another dog?

Texas is limited to what you can recover should a dog attack your dog. This is due to the Texas Supreme Court ruling that household pets are merely “property.” Thus the damages you can recover are limited to the fair market value of your pet. However, if YOU were injured by a dog that was

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FAQ: Do I need to see a doctor after a dog bite?

We are not doctors, we are Injury lawyers! Having said that, the risk of infections are high in animal bites so you should at a minimum call your doctor and see if you need to be seen.

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