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  • What Happens to the Victim of a Spinal Cord Injury?

    Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 3-Dec-2018

    You may have seen very serious instances of individuals suffering serious spinal cord injuries. This can include situations including car accidents, sports injuries, and more. They’re some of the most serious types of injuries and the results are long-lasting. Unfortunately, not everyone knows the serious nature of spinal cord injuries. It’s important to recognize the symptoms and why ...
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  • Understanding the 6 Different Types of OSHA Violations

    Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 29-Nov-2018

    An estimated 130 million employees file for workers’ compensation benefits each year. Workers’ compensation is a wonderful social insurance program that provides employees with the benefits they need to fully recover from their injuries and illnesses. However, many of these conditions are preventable and ultimately due to company negligence. The Objective of the Occupational Safety and ...
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  • What are Common Causes of Brain Injuries?

    Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 27-Nov-2018

    We know how serious traumatic brain injuries can be and what kind of impact they can have on someone. However, knowing what causes these injuries and why they’re considered catastrophic is important in helping individuals protect themselves in certain situations. Some of the most common causes of brain injuries are preventable, making it imperative for individuals to act with caution. While ...
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  • The Dangers of Prilosec

    Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 21-Nov-2018

    Prilosec is a proton pump inhibitor that is often prescribed to treat severe stomach acid-related conditions. When a patient has too much stomach acid, it can flow into the esophagus and cause severe medical complications. Prilosec treats this condition by shutting down the pumps that produce stomach acid. The problem is that patients also use Prilosec to treat occasional heartburn. In 2003, the ...
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  • Treating Thanksgiving Burn Injuries

    Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 16-Nov-2018

    The current cultural narrative of Thanksgiving paints a beautiful picture of families gathering together to feast and celebrate their blessings. However, it’s easy for an accident to happen when frantic families are hustling to cook a hearty meal. In fact, countless families race to local emergency rooms each year because of holiday-related burn injuries. According to the National Fire ...
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  • The Long-Term Impact of a TBI

    Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 13-Nov-2018

    Traumatic brain injuries are some of the most serious damages a person can sustain. They occur in adults, children, and even infants, all for different reasons. However, it is the long-term impact that should be of serious concern for those affected, as well as their loved ones. Traumatic brain injuries have the ability to cause significant damage to the individual who sustained the injury, as ...
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  • What Is Considered a Catastrophic Injury?

    Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 5-Nov-2018

    Far too often, individuals are left to deal with the long-lasting and daunting impact of an injury sustained as a result of someone else’s negligence. Whether it involves a motor vehicle accident, workplace accident, or any other situation, thousands and thousands of these incidents occur each year. Unfortunately, there are some injuries that may be considered more serious than others, ...
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  • Car Accidents & Texas' Modified Comparative Fault Rule

    Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 1-Nov-2018

    If you’ve been injured in a car accident, you may be interested in filing a claim and pursuing damages that ease your injury-related financial burdens. After all, a beneficial settlement or verdict can award compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, property damage, rehabilitative services, and other non-economic damages. However, it may be difficult for you to maximize your claim ...
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  • 4 Common Car Accident Myths to Ignore

    Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 28-Oct-2018

    Statistically, every single person in the United States will be involved in a car collision at least once in their lives. Despite this staggering estimate, most people are genuinely unprepared for the reality of a car accident. Car accidents can be startling events, and even the most composed person may have trouble navigating the aftermath. The various myths surrounding car accidents and personal ...
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  • How Effective are Crash Avoidance Safety Features?

    Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 23-Oct-2018

    Motor vehicle companies are constantly in a race to provide potential customers with the latest and greatest products. The current craze is crash avoidance safety technology. Numerous companies are scrambling to put new fleets on the market that include these updated safety features as a selling point. Crash avoidance safety features can alert drivers to potential hazards and dangerous road ...
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  • Settlement vs. Trial: Which Is Right for You?

    Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 17-Oct-2018

    Legal issues. Nobody wants to deal with them, but they’re often inevitable following a negligence-related car accident that leads to serious injuries. This makes it imperative for injured parties to understand what their options are. In any car accident case, there may be a chance for settlement or trial. Knowing how these two work and the differences can help you and your lawyer decide ...
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  • Protecting Your Children from Dog Bites

    Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 10-Oct-2018

    While children love dogs, they often don’t know how to discern a safe dog from a violent one. When a child carelessly runs up to pet a dog, the animal may bite just because it feels threatened. Parents often assume that their beloved pet is safe and trust it to be gentle with their child. Unfortunately, all dogs act instinctively when startled, especially when an enthusiastic child is ...
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  • What's the Difference Between a Statute of Limitations & a Statute of Repose?

    Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 5-Oct-2018

    As legal terms, “personal injury,” “medical malpractice,” and “product liability” encompass a wide range of physical, psychological, and emotional injuries that are intentionally or inadvertently perpetrated by a negligent party. Before injured plaintiffs can file their claims, they must first reach out to an experienced attorney who can determine if their case ...
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  • What Are the Potential Causes of a Car Crash?

    Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 1-Oct-2018

    The legal matters following a car accident can be complex and many individuals are unaware of their rights. However, one of the most helpful things to you as a victim is understanding the different causes of car crashes and who can be considered responsible. There are various different causes of car accidents, but some are far more common than others. Knowing the exact cause of the accident can ...
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  • 3 Behaviors that Contribute to Work Zone Accidents

    Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 30-Sep-2018

    Despite significant efforts made by the highway industry and various government agencies, the number of work zone accidents increases each year. In fact, Texas consistently ranks as one of the top states for the highest number of annual construction zone fatalities. People commonly injured in work zone accidents include: Car and truck drivers Pedestrians Bicyclists Motorcyclists Construction ...
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