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Slip and Fall

The O’Hara Law Firm represents a woman who slipped on olive oil left on the floor by a HEB employee. The woman visited the store in Houston, Texas near closing time. When the woman walked next to an empty olive bar, she slipped on oil and injured her knee. The customer underwent surgery to repair her torn meniscus. The woman ...

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Dog Bites Dog

The O’Hara Law Firm routinely receives inquiries from people with dogs that were injured by other dogs. The O’Hara Law Firm does not accept these types of cases. We only represent clients who are physically injured themselves from a dog attack. We do not represent people whose only damage is property damage or injury to a pet. However, this article ...

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Houston Leads in Dog Bite Claims

For several years, Houston has maintained the record for most postal workers bit by a dog. In 2019, eighty-five postal workers were attacked in Houston, Texas. The next highest number of attacks with seventy-four is Los Angeles. Five of the top twenty cities with the most dog attacks of postal workers are in Texas. Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, Fort Worth ...

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Broken Arm

The O’Hara Law Firm settled a lawsuit on behalf of an elderly woman who fell and fractured several bones as a result of a loose dog in an assisted living complex. A small dog escaped from an apartment and approached the elderly woman and her dog. The elderly woman had her dog on a leash as required by a local ...

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Homeowner Insurance

When buying a new home or switching insurance providers, it is important to review the details of the insurance policy for the home. Often, homeowners only pay attention to the yearly premium, amount of coverage for possible damage to the home and deductible amount. These are important considerations when purchasing an insurance policy, but ignoring exclusions may place a home ...

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Police Officer

The O’Hara Law Firm represents a police officer that was bit while on duty in Katy, Texas. The officer was checking on a parolee that was living with a relative. After the officer knocked on the front door, a German Shepherd escaped when someone answered the door. The dog bit the officer on her arms and chest before it was ...

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Overtime Pay

Many employees are not aware that they may be eligible to receive overtime pay for any extra period of hours worked during a workweek. Simply speaking, overtime pay means than an employee, if eligible, is entitled to additional pay for any hours worked in excess of 40 hours in a particular workweek. The key source of overtime pay requirement is ...

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Boxer

The Boxer is a popular dog in the United States. Their broad, short skull, square muzzle and underbite make them easily recognizable. Many organizations and websites list the Boxer as one of the ten most dangerous dog breeds in the United States. Whether or not the Boxer deserves to be on that list, it is a powerful dog that can ...

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