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The O’Hara Law Firm resolved a case on behalf of a woman who fell at a car wash and was injured. The woman was a passenger in a car as her daughter approached the conveyor belt near the entrance of the car wash. The daughter, an inexperienced driver, had difficulty lining the wheel of the car up with the conveyor. ...

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Unless you want a lowball offer for your insurance claim or you want to increase the likelihood of being sued as a defendant in a lawsuit, do not buy insurance from Allstate. Allstate’s slogan, “You’re in good hands,” is anything but the truth. Allstate has catchy commercials with celebrity actors, but it is all puffery. When it comes time to ...

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While some states have specific laws regarding injuries caused by dog bites, most states also permit an injured person to recover compensation for injuries caused by a dog bite through the theory of negligence. Common fact scenarios where dog owners are found liable for a bite include: dog escapes from yard, dog on walk without a leash, dog escapes through ...

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The O’Hara Law Firm represents a woman who was injured at a Walmart store located in Houston, Texas. The woman was returning to her car when she fell in the parking lot. She tripped over bolts protruding out of the asphalt parking lot. The elderly woman injured her knees, back, neck and leg in the fall. The incident was reported ...

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If you have been injured by a dog, there are important steps to take to address the physical injury. Obviously, the very first thing a dog bite victim must do is escape from the dog to a safe location where the dog cannot attack again. After the person is safe from further attack, he or she can address the wound. ...

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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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German Shepherd

The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) conducted a study and concluded that German Shepherds were one of the most dangerous breeds based on bite severity and frequency of biting. This is not surprising given the fact that German Shepherds have one of the most powerful bites of all breeds. The study also concluded that large dogs with short, wide heads ...

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Drunk Driving

Houston has an epidemic of drunk driving. Over the past fifteen years, Houston had the highest number of fatal car crashes caused by alcohol or drugs when compared with the twelve largest metropolitan areas. Houston had 50% more fatal crashes involving drugs and alcohol than Los Angeles even though Los Angeles has approximately twice as many people...

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Rottweilers, over the last fifteen years, are responsible for the second highest number of serious dog attacks in the country. The number of serious injuries caused by this breed is highly disproportionate to the number of Rottweilers in the United States. Over a twelve-year period, Rottweilers were responsible for over 10% of fatal dog attacks even though they are less ...

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If you are involved in an accident with a rideshare driver, there are different policies applicable to your claim based upon the circumstances. Lyft and Uber provide insurance for their drivers. The coverage amounts vary based upon whether the rideshare driver is transporting a passenger, on his way to pick up a passenger or the app is on. Uber and ...

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