Posts tagged with 'lawyer'

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Houston is the fourth largest city in the United States. A city this large has its fill of accidents. However, some intersections are more dangerous than others. The top ten most dangerous intersections in Houston are listed below:

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Have you been injured in a car accident involving a driver that is insured by GEICO and wonder why the insurance company refuses to pay your medical bills or compensate you for pain and suffering? You are not the only one. GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) has a policy to refuse to pay legitimate injury claims when the motor vehicle ...

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If you have been recently injured by a driver insured with PURE Insurance, you might be frustrated by the adjustor’s low offer to settle your claim. The PURE Insurance adjustor might even deny you compensation by claiming that you were not injured despite receiving medical treatment for your injuries. The O’Hara law firm has represented clients who were injured by ...

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This week in Spring, Texas, two children were bit by an animal that appears to be a wolf or wolf hybrid. The animal escaped from the owners’ backyard and attacked two boys aged 8 and 11 that lived nearby. Investigators with animal control stated that this is the fourth reported attack by the animal since December 2017. If the victims ...

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A young lady who recently moved to Houston was injured as a passenger in a car when another vehicle ran a stop sign and struck the passenger side of the car. The young lady was taken from the scene of the collision in an ambulance when she was unable to walk at the scene of the crash. Her spinal column ...

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Attorney Patrick O’Hara obtained a judgment for over $900,000 for a young girl that was attacked by a neighbor’s pit bull. The dog escaped through a broken window. The unprovoked dog charged the young girl and bit her on the legs in her own driveway. One of the dog owners eventually pulled the dog off the victim. The victim’s mother ...

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Punitive damages are damages awarded against a defendant as punishment for conduct such as fraud, malice or gross negligence. Occasionally, the news media publishes stories about large punitive damage verdicts. What is often not mentioned in these stories is the reduction of punitive damages by judges pursuant to state law. Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code Chapter 41 caps punitive ...

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Sometimes dogs attack without exhibiting aggression in the past. However, there are multiple factors that increase the likelihood of a dog attacking. Below are some of the factors that increase the likelihood of a dog attacking...

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An 11-year-old girl was attacked by two bull mastiffs while walking to her school bus stop. The attack occurred in Yonkers, New York in the morning. The dogs were unrestrained with the owner nowhere in sight. The dogs attacked the young girl by knocking her to the ground and biting her all over her body...

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The number of pedestrian intersection-related collisions in Houston rose 42% from 2012 to 2015. Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University conducted a study of Houston traffic fatalities to determine the most dangerous locations for pedestrian and bicyclists. The study concluded that intersections with traffic lights around downtown had the highest number of fatalities...

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