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Blog Posts in November, 2018

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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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