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semi-truck accident

Semi-truck accidents are more common on U.S. roads and highways than many drivers think: in fact, semi-trucks are involved in about 500,000 accidents annually. Some accidents are simply unavoidable, but what is avoidable is the risk of getting inadequately compensated for your injuries and damages. Unfortunately, many misconceptions prevent people from taking the right steps when involved in semi-truck accidents. ...

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car accidents

There are approximately 6 million car accidents in the U.S. each year. While there are a number of important steps to take in the moments following a crash, most people understand that choosing the right lawyer when the time comes can make or break your case. But when it comes to choosing a lawyer for car accidents, knowing what to ...

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According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 4.5 million dog bites occur in the U.S. each year. Though dogs are generally considered friendly animals and even 'man's best friend,' they, like any other animal, can become provoked and bite someone to defend themselves. Whether you are a dog owner or a dog bite victim, it is always ...

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O'Hara Law Firm Houston TX

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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O'Hara Law Firm Houston TX

Attorney Patrick O’Hara recently resolved a case on behalf of a young woman who was injured when she fell off a bridge that was built in violation of the International Building Code a few miles south of Spring, Texas. The footbridge was designed and built without guardrails despite the fact that the top of the bridge was suspended over three ...

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O'Hara Law Firm Houston TX

Attorney Patrick O’Hara recently settled a case on behalf of a man who was injured by a negligent driver who collided into the rear of Plaintiff’s vehicle while stopped at a red light. The Plaintiff suffered injuries to his neck and eventually had to undergo multiple surgeries to address his pain. The negligent driver was insured by PURE insurance...

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O'Hara Law Firm Houston TX

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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On Sunday morning, a car ran a red light and then left the roadway. The car drove over a curb and struck a pedestrian before crashing into the side of an apartment building. The car accident occurred near the intersection of Congress and La Branch. The pedestrian was taken to St. Joseph Medical Center where he passed away...

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Harris County has passed regulations regarding the ownership and treatment of animals. These regulations address topics such as the sale of animals, vaccinations, restraint, licenses and dangerous dogs. Several of the regulations specifically address dog owner responsibilities...

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O'Hara Law Firm Houston TX

Earlier this month an elderly woman was attacked by two Rottweilers in Pearland, Texas. A neighbor spotted her with the two dogs on top of her. A neighbor was able to chase the dogs away by waiving a stick and yelling. The dogs ran away to a yard nearby. The elderly woman was admitted to a hospital with serious injuries...

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