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Mr. Patrick O’Hara with the O’Hara Law Firm has been elected to membership in the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation. Fellows of the Foundation are selected for their outstanding professional achievements and their demonstrated commitment to the improvement of the justice system throughout the state of Texas. Election is a mark of distinction and recognition of Mr. O’Hara’s contributions ...

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The O’Hara Law Firm recently settled several claims for policy limits on behalf of clients who were injured by drivers insured by Elephant Insurance. Elephant Insurance is a subsidiary company of the Admiral Group. The company is less than ten years old. Elephant Insurance currently offers insurance in only six states: Illinois, Indiana Maryland, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. Elephant insurance ...

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The O’Hara Law Firm recently settled a lawsuit on behalf of a woman who was bit by a dog at a Petco location. While serving as a paid volunteer for Rural Dog Rescue, Inc. aka Texas Boston Terrier Rescue, Plaintiff was bit on the hand by a dog that Rural Dog Rescue knew had a history of biting. Rural Dog ...

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Almost every adult has signed a contract with a clause requiring arbitration in the event the parties are unable to resolve a conflict relating to the contracted goods or services. These mandatory arbitration agreements often appear in contracts relating to employment, credit cards, car rentals, contractor services, phone services, car loans, home-building and investment accounts. An overwhelming majority of the ...

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CenterPoint Energy Truck

Patrick O’Hara recently resolved a lawsuit on behalf of a plaintiff against CenterPoint Energy and one of its employees. While stopped for a red light near the edge of Spring, Texas and Houston, Texas, the plaintiff was rear-ended by a CenterPoint energy truck. The driver diverted his attention from the road in front of him for a brief period of ...

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personal injury

With more than 70 million dogs living in homes throughout the U.S., it’s no wonder that dog bites are a daily occurrence in our nation. Explore this article to learn three crucial tips to protect yourself, your children, and your other loved ones from a dog attack, as well as what to do if you are bitten in Texas.

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dog bite attorney

Off-leash dogs can be a major source of dog bite injuries in the United States. Even well-trained or friendly dogs can cause a number of issues if they aren't leashed. The real problems often arise as a result of the environment, not your dog; as such, it's important you take the correct precautions when you bring your dog outside, namely, ...

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collision

The U.S. Department of Transportation found that 23% of semi-truck accidents are caused by a driver traveling too fast for the road conditions. But it is important to keep in mind that cars also play a major role in keeping drivers safe when it comes to trucking accidents. Truck-related accidents and collisions do often occur as a result of a ...

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Comparative Fault

Texas is a modified comparative fault state. When an injured person seeks compensation for an injury caused by a motor vehicle collision, the injured person must prove the other driver is at fault. If more than one entity is at fault for the person’s injuries, each entity is responsible for compensating the victim based upon its percentage of fault. If ...

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Semi-trucks are involved in about 500,000 accidents annually. Many of these accidents and any others involving motor vehicles result in the need for personal injury lawyers to determine whether or not you have a case and are entitled to compensation. But if you were recently hurt in a car accident and need a personal injury attorney, it is important to ...

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