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Settlement with PURE Insurance

Patrick O’Hara recently settled a lawsuit on behalf of a client who was injured by another driver insured with PURE Insurance. A man was rear-ended on a highway 249 feeder road when a driver took her eyes of the road approaching an intersection.

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O’Hara Law Firm Files Lawsuit Against HEB for Unsafe Condition

HEB is no stranger to lawsuits with over three hundred stores across Texas. However, despite hundreds of injury claims, if not more each year, HEB continues to execute unsafe practices in its stores.

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Cities and Counties Need to do a Better Job of Enforcing Current Dangerous Dog Ordinances

Every year there is a city or county in Texas that proposes new local legislation regarding dogs or dangerous dogs. Corpus Christi proposed legislation that would prohibit a person from keeping a dog in the city limits after it seriously injured or killed another animal.

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TPC Explosion Claims Assistance

The O’Hara Law Firm is accepting claims for personal injury and property damages from the explosion at the Port Neches plant which produces chemical and petroleum-based products. The explosion was strong enough to blow out windows miles away from the plant...

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O’Hara Law Firm Settles Case for Woman who Fell at Car Wash

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.

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Do Not Buy Allstate Insurance

Think Twice Before Purchasing Allstate Insurance

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 pay a claim in real life, Allstate uses shady tactics and offers less than what it costs to repair vehicles.

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Statute of Limitations for Dog Bites for Each State

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 front door and dog bites a second time...

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O’Hara Law Firm Sues Walmart on Behalf of Injured Woman

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 immediately to Walmart management. The woman sought medical treatment after she returned to her home town...

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Steps to Take if Injured by a Dog

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. Unless the wound is a minor scratch, the injured person will likely need medical attention. The number one concern for most dog bites is infection. Dog saliva commonly carries bacteria such as Klebsiella pneumonia, Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Citrobacter freundii, Enterobacter cloacae, Acinetobacter calcoaceticus and various Pasteurella species...

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Most Dangerous Intersections in Houston

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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