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Coastal Health and Wellness Center in Texas City and in Galveston violated 11 different health codes by staff not sterilizing or cleaning instruments used during dental procedures. Patients may have been exposed to Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV. As many as 9,500 different patients are being tested who might have been exposed to infectious diseases...

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April 8-14 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control estimates that 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year in the United States. The Insurance Information Institute estimates that one third of all compensation paid for homeowners liability claims were dog-related injuries in 2017. Approximately $700 million was paid for dog-related injuries by insurance ...

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Earlier this week, a three-year old child was struck by an air conditioning repair company van. The boy was riding his bike in the apartment complex when he was struck by the vehicle. Police responded to the scene at Streamside Place Apartments. The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene of the accident and answered questions by the police...

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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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If a person is involved in a motor vehicle collision, Texas Transportation Code Section 550.023 requires the driver of the vehicle to exchange information and render aid. Texas Law requires the driver to give: (1) his name and address; (2) registration number of the vehicle; and (3) name of the operator’s motor vehicle liability insurance to any person injured or ...

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The O’Hara Law Firm is proud to announce the successful resolution of lawsuit filed on behalf of a woman who was severely injured by a dog. The dog escaped through a hole in a fence that was not properly maintained by the homeowners association. The dog attacked Plaintiff, fractured her arm and caused permanent nerve damage. Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome ...

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On Monday, two gray pit bulls attacked a family dog that was walking with its owners in Meyerland Park. A husband and wife were walking their dog and pushing their young child in a stroller when the dogs attacked. The mother tried to fend off the dogs with a scooter. Luckily, a person nearby chased the dogs off with an ...

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Texas Law requires all drivers to carry liability insurance with a minimum policy limit of $25,000 for property damage and $30,000 for personal injury damage. Liability insurance covers the other driver’s property and personal injury damages if you are at fault. However, approximately 15% of Texas drivers do not carry any automobile insurance. Thus, if you are in a motor ...

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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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When a dog fights with another dog, most owners attempt to break up the quarreling dogs. It is natural for a pet owner to want to protect his or her pet and prevent someone else’s pet from injury as well. However, all too often, a dog owner is bit while attempting to split up the fight. If a person is ...

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