Blog Posts in February, 2019 Blog Home Slip & Fall Injuries: What's the Big Deal? Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 25-Feb-2019 A slip and fall accident can happen anywhere and at any time. Tripping or slipping may not seem like a big deal at first glance, but there are several moderate and even catastrophic injuries associated with slip and fall accidents. As such, public property owners and employers have a legal responsibility to maintain a safe environment for any guests, residents, and workers. When this obligation ... Share This Post: Continue Reading How Will I Pay for a Funeral Following a Wrongful Death? Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 22-Feb-2019 Losing a loved one is a tragic situation to handle for anyone. This event can become even more difficult when you believe that your loved one was lost as a result of another person’s negligence. If you’ve been the unfortunate victim of losing a loved one or family member to negligence, you are likely focused on the sorrow and pain you’re feeling while trying to move forward from ... Share This Post: Continue Reading The Traffic Fatality Rate Drops Due to HB 62 Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 18-Feb-2019 In 2017, Texas lawmakers, awareness groups, and various safety organizations noticed a disconcerting increase in the number of traffic collisions and fatalities in The Lone Star State. This tragic rise was accurately attributed to distracting advancements in cell phone technology. According to a Cambridge Mobile Telematics study released in 2017, one in four motor vehicle accidents happen because ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries Linked to PTSD & Depression Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 15-Feb-2019 On January 30, 2019, Murray B. Stein, MD, MPH, Sonia Jain, PhD, and Josepth T. Giacino, PhD posted “ Risk of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Major Depression in in Civilian Patients After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Track-TBI Study” on JAMA Psychiatry. As the title implies, this study links mild traumatic brain injuries (TBI) to posttraumatic stress disorder and depression. While ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Death in the Ambulance: When Is the EMT to Fault? Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 13-Feb-2019 Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) have quite a challenging job. EMTs are first responders who are responsible for arriving at the scene of an injury to assess and delay the damage done, while attempting to prevent the injuries from furthering. For many injuries, the most critical treatment that an individual receives is the treatment immediately following the incident. The treatment received in ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Rainy Day Boating Tips Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 8-Feb-2019 For many people, boating is a way of life and a relaxing sojourn into nature. However, this isn’t the safest hobby when weather conditions turn sour; in fact, best safety practices indicate that it’s preferable to stay off the water when it’s raining. After all, rainy weather suggests poor visibility and dangerous wave conditions. With this in mind, it’s important to check ... Share This Post: Continue Reading 5 Types of Wrongful Death Cases Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 4-Feb-2019 Death is an extremely hard situation for anyone to go through, but when that death is linked to someone else’s negligence it can leave the family members and loved ones feeling completely lost and heartbroken. The grief of losing a loved one in an unexpected event is something that leaves us with many questions and with very little answers. “Who is responsible for this? How do I seek ... Share This Post: Continue Reading 7 results found. Viewing page 1 of 1.