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Common Rear-End Car Accident Injuries in Beaumont, TX

Every year, over 250,000 persons experience motor vehicle accident injuries in the state of Texas. No less than 254,853 went through this dreadful experience in 2017. Jefferson County saw its share of injury-causing car accidents as well: 7,205. Its county seat, Beaumont, was the location of more than half: 4,159. It is not uncommon to witness…

Dallas Woman Awarded $1 Million in Sexual Harassment and Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

When Sara L. Roberts lost her job after her boss found out she was pregnant, she did what any expected mother should. She filed a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit against her employer and won. A federal jury awarded her $1 million in her case. She had only been at her job for four days and a…

What Is the Average Settlement for Whiplash in a Texas Car Accident?

Did you incur whiplash injuries in a Beaumont, Texas car accident? As you may already know, the law gives you the right to recover your injury-related losses. Compensable losses include doctor exams, diagnostic tests, treatment, pain and suffering, and complications. In order to obtain the compensation, you will need to prove the whiplash was the…

What to Do When Your Car Insurance Claim Is Denied?

Did the insurer deny your car insurance claim? Unfortunately, many insurance claims in Beaumont, TX, share this fate. The best thing to do when it happens is to discuss your case with an auto accident lawyer in Beaumont. They will review your claim and the denial letter to find out the reason for the denial.…

Is There a Time Limit to File a Claim for a Car Accident in Beaumont, TX?

Were you the victim of a car accident in Beaumont, TX? As you may already know, the law gives you the right to seek compensation for your losses. These losses may include injury-related expenses and property damage. In order to actually obtain the compensation, you need to take legal action as soon as possible. Car…

Can a Texas Car Accident Lawyer Represent Me in a Defective Tire Lawsuit?

Being in a car accident is never a good experience. You probably have to deal with damages to your car. You may have injuries or medical conditions as a result. If more than one car was involved in the accident, you’ll have other issues to deal with as well. But if defective tires caused your…

How Can I Prove Fault in a Texas Car Accident?

While on the road, you take great care in how you drive. You stop at intersections to let people pace, watch for all the traffic signals, and stay within the posted speed limit signs. Your goal is to get to your destination without an accident. But other drivers on the road may not be as…

Same-Sex Harassment in Texas

Same-sex harassment is a big problem. Harassment can come from anyone, even by others of the same gender as you. Society accepts that harassment is a negative phenomenon. However, getting help for same-sex harassment can be difficult. Courts don’t seem to view same-sex harassment the same way as other forms of harassment. There are sometimes…

Sexual Harassment: What Should You Do If You are Harassed?

No one should have to deal with sexual harassment. It can make you feel uncomfortable, and it’s a violation of your rights. It also can put your job at risk. Sadly, it happens more than you might think. An offhand joke may feel offensive, but it can be laughed off. On the other hand, it…

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: What Do I Do if I’m Offered “Hush Money?”

Sexual harassment in the workplace is never okay. But things get worse when hush money is involved. This can complicate the situation and leave you unsure about your options. If you’ve been offered hush money, talk to sexual harassment lawyers. They know how to handle these situations. They can help you, even if you’ve already…

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2 Year Old Child Suffers Brain Injuries In Red Light Crash

A major car accident in Harris County led to severe brain injuries to a 2-year old boy. The crash occurred very early in the morning, before 5 a.m., on Sam Houston Parkway. The boy was in one of the two vehicles involved in this red light crash, together with his father, who has also suffered…

660 more ITC Fire Cases Filed by Brent Coon & Associates

Attorneys at Brent Coon & Associates in Houston filed six hundred and sixty (660) new claims against the Intercontinental Terminals Corporation (ITC), filing in Texas State District Court late yesterday afternoon. Allegations ranging from acute respiratory injuries and personal injury damages, to lost business and wages from the closing of the shipping channel and the…

Can Someone Drive My Car if They’re Not on My Insurance?

If you’ve ever asked to borrow a friend’s car, they probably told you they would but couldn’t because you’re not on their insurance. A lot of people think that, if someone else is driving your car, they won’t be covered for an accident. This isn’t true. For the most part, insurance follows the car, not…