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  • Brain Injury Patients in Texas Protected from Rehab Cutoff

    Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 29-Aug-2013

    Texas is one of the few states protecting vital rehabilitation funds for cognitively injured people. Many insurance companies are accused of ending coverage after only a few months following a traumatic brain injury. Doctors say that patients who sustain a severe head injury may have about a year and a half to get back memory and cognitive skills that were stolen in an instant. Specialized ...
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  • Texas Teenager Charged with Intoxicated Manslaughter

    Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 8-Aug-2013

    A Texas teenager is charged with intoxicated manslaughter after a car accident that took the life of one of his passengers and seriously injured the other. The fatal car crash took place on July 28, 2013 in the 9700 block of West Bellfort around 3:00 a.m. According to Houston police officers, the teenager was driving under the influence of alcohol. The teenager was driving his Nissan Maxima at a ...
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  • Safety of Plastic Not Addressed in Recent Court Decision

    Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 2-Aug-2013

    A federal jury ruled against two Austin-based plastic manufacturers in a suit brought by Eastman Chemical Co. The ruling on July 24, upheld Eastman's claims that the firms, PlastiPure Inc. and CertiChem Inc., published misleading information regarding the health effects of the plastics produced by Eastman. While this ruling favored Eastman against defective product statements, the ruling did ...
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