Friday, November 10, 2017

Farmer’s Branch Pedestrian Accident Attorneys

Most accidents involving a pedestrian and an automobile are very serious and result in catastrophic
injuries for the pedestrian. Because of the severity of pedestrian automobile accidents, it’s
recommended that injured pedestrians contact a personal injury attorney to help with the case.

Insurance adjusters often pressure the accident victims to settle the case for far less than it’s worth.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, over 150,000 pedestrians are treated in emergency rooms
for injuries every year. Some of those injured ultimately die from their injuries. Unfortunately,
pedestrian injuries are on the rise, as more vehicles clog our roads and more cities plan their growth to
accommodate pedestrians.

The majority of pedestrian accidents happen in urban areas. There are several types of driver behavior
that result in most accidents involving pedestrian injuries. Drivers failing to yield is the largest cause of
pedestrian accidents in the U.S. Vehicles making a turn also account for a large number of pedestrian
injuries. Sadly, hit and run collisions are also common.

If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident in Farmer’s Branch, you should speak with an attorney.
Your attorney can work on your case, allowing you to focus on your recovery. An attorney can help
order medical records, obtain video footage of the accident, consult with doctors about your medical
records, obtain eyewitness statements, communicate with insurance companies, and communicate with
medical insurance companies about your claims.

Call the Farmer’s Branch pedestrian accident attorneys at the Barber Law Firm at 972-635- 4078. We can
help you with your case. Call us today to learn more or to schedule a free consultation.

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I slipped and fell in a parking lot in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. What can I do legally?

When a person walks across a parking lot, he or she probably assumes it will be a quick, unremarkable
trip to the car. However, many different types of accidents can happen in that short period of time. If a
parking lot owner in the Dallas-Fort Worth area fails to maintain his or her lot, it can create dangers that
can cause serious injuries to people using the parking lot.

Business owners have a legal duty to maintain safe parking lots for customers. Business owners must be
diligent in upholding this duty. They must check for dangerous conditions in the parking lot, and ensure
that it is clean and free from holes or uneven pavement. If the parking lot is potentially dangerous, they
must provide proper lighting and security.a

If a store, hotel, or restaurant fails to uphold its duty to maintain a safe parking lot, and a customer is
harmed as a result, the business owner can be held legally responsible. If a business attempts to avoid
responsibility for the accident, the accident victim should speak with an attorney immediately. Even if a
business is leasing the property from a landlord, the business most likely still has a duty to maintain the
property in a safe condition.

Injuries obtained from a slip or trip in a parking lot can be very costly and may prevent a customer from
ever returning to work or to his or her normal life. Some serious injuries that could occur in a parking lot
fall include head injuries, broken bones, spinal cord injuries, and permanent disabilities.
If you have been the victim of a fall or another accident in a parking lot in the Dallas-Fort Worth area,
you should speak with an attorney. Call the personal injury attorneys at the Barber Law Firm at 972-635-
4078. We can help. Call today to learn more or to schedule a free consultation.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Farmer’s Branch Pedestrian Accident Attorneys

Most accidents involving a pedestrian and an automobile are very serious and result in catastrophic
injuries for the pedestrian. Because of the severity of pedestrian automobile accidents, it’s
recommended that injured pedestrians contact a personal injury attorney to help with the case.

Insurance adjusters often pressure the accident victims to settle the case for far less than it’s worth.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, over 150,000 pedestrians are treated in emergency rooms
for injuries every year. Some of those injured ultimately die from their injuries. Unfortunately,
pedestrian injuries are on the rise, as more vehicles clog our roads and more cities plan their growth to
accommodate pedestrians.

The majority of pedestrian accidents happen in urban areas. There are several types of driver behavior
that result in most accidents involving pedestrian injuries. Drivers failing to yield is the largest cause of
pedestrian accidents in the U.S. Vehicles making a turn also account for a large number of pedestrian
injuries. Sadly, hit and run collisions are also common.

If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident in Farmer’s Branch, you should speak with an attorney.
Your attorney can work on your case, allowing you to focus on your recovery. An attorney can help
order medical records, obtain video footage of the accident, consult with doctors about your medical
records, obtain eyewitness statements, communicate with insurance companies, and communicate with
medical insurance companies about your claims.

Call the Farmer’s Branch pedestrian accident attorneys at the Barber Law Firm at 972-635- 4078. We can
help you with your case. Call us today to learn more or to schedule a free consultation.

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Monday, November 6, 2017

I slipped and fell in a parking lot in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. What can I do legally?

When a person walks across a parking lot, he or she probably assumes it will be a quick, unremarkable
trip to the car. However, many different types of accidents can happen in that short period of time. If a
parking lot owner in the Dallas-Fort Worth area fails to maintain his or her lot, it can create dangers that
can cause serious injuries to people using the parking lot.

Business owners have a legal duty to maintain safe parking lots for customers. Business owners must be
diligent in upholding this duty. They must check for dangerous conditions in the parking lot, and ensure
that it is clean and free from holes or uneven pavement. If the parking lot is potentially dangerous, they
must provide proper lighting and security.

If a store, hotel, or restaurant fails to uphold its duty to maintain a safe parking lot, and a customer is
harmed as a result, the business owner can be held legally responsible. If a business attempts to avoid
responsibility for the accident, the accident victim should speak with an attorney immediately. Even if a
business is leasing the property from a landlord, the business most likely still has a duty to maintain the
property in a safe condition.

Injuries obtained from a slip or trip in a parking lot can be very costly and may prevent a customer from
ever returning to work or to his or her normal life. Some serious injuries that could occur in a parking lot
fall include head injuries, broken bones, spinal cord injuries, and permanent disabilities.
If you have been the victim of a fall or another accident in a parking lot in the Dallas-Fort Worth area,
you should speak with an attorney. Call the personal injury attorneys at the Barber Law Firm at 972-635-
4078. We can help. Call today to learn more or to schedule a free consultation.

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Saturday, October 28, 2017

What are my legal rights in Dallas if my child has been killed through another’s wrongful actions?

If you are the parent of a child who has been killed in Dallas because of the wrongful actions of another party, first, please accept my condolences. Losing a child can create unbearable grief, which can be compounded because of the circumstances under which the death occurred. On top of the grief, surviving family members have to deal with financial losses, which can include medical bills, funeral and burial costs, and the costs of taking time off from work to grieve. In many cases, parents will hire an attorney to file a claim for compensation in the case of the wrongful death of a child.

Under Texas law, parents have the right to file a wrongful death claim if a child has been killed because of the wrongful actions of another party. Claimants in a wrongful death case involving a child can seek compensation for their expenses, pain and suffering, and loss of companionship. Some family members choose to seek punitive damages as well, which are designed to punish the wrongdoer.

Wrongful death cases in Texas can be complex. In many situations, investigators will need to reconstruct the accident or incident using evidence or eyewitness accounts. In some cases, expert witnesses will testify on how or why the accident occurred. Although of course no amount of money will ever bring your child back, it can help meet your expenses related to the loss of the child, provide a safety net for you, and help you get back on your feet after your loss.

In order to win a wrongful death case in Dallas, you must show that your child died because of the negligence, irresponsibility, or even intentional actions of another party. You must show that the defendant in the lawsuit had a legal duty of care, and breached that duty, and that those actions resulted in the death of your child.

If you have lost your child in the Dallas-Fort Worth area because of another party’s negligence, call the Dallas-Fort Worth personal injury attorneys at the Barber Law Firm at 972-382-9630. We can help. Call today to learn more or to schedule a free consultation on your case.

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Carrolton Premises Liability Attorneys

Under Texas law, property owners are responsible for providing a safe environment for any guests or visitors to the property. If a person in Carrolton suffers an injury because of a dangerous condition on the property, in most cases the individual has the right to be compensated for his or her injuries. This area of law is called premises liability. 

 

Premises liability is the legal responsibility of a property owner or manager to take reasonable steps to keep the property safe. When an accident occurs, it is important to investigate to determine whether the property owner knew or should have known of the hazard that caused the injury. Some of the most common types of premises liability cases include slip, trip, and fall cases, accidents involving structural defects, drowning accidents, and cases involving the presence of biohazards. 

 

In order to seek compensation for your premises liability case in Carrollton, you must prove that the negligence of the company or the individual is what caused your accident. Simply getting injured at the home or the business of another is not sufficient to obtain compensation from them. Instead, you must build a case showing the other side’s negligence, how that led to your injuries, and proving your damages. 

 

At the Barber Law Firm, our attorneys regularly handle cases involving accidents, such as slip and fall accidents, that occur at the homes of family and friends. In those situations, it can be awkward to seek compensation from those individuals. However, it’s important to remember that while that may be awkward on paper, in most cases the individual’s insurance company will be paying your damages. Also, if you fail to seek compensation and too much time elapses, you may be prevented from seeking compensation in the future. 

 

Call the Carrolton premises liability attorneys if you have been injured in an accident on another person’s property. You may be entitled to compensation. Call us today at 972-544-4843. We can help. Call to learn more or to schedule a free consultation on your case. 

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I was burned in a fire that was caused by another individual. What are my legal options in the Dallas-Fort Worth area?

I’m so sorry to hear about the fire. Burns can be extremely traumatic to the victim, not only because they are so painful and difficult to heal from, but also because of the physical damage they can inflict on the victims. Fires can leave physical and emotional scars that may never go away. If you were harmed in a fire that was caused by a negligent property manager, a workplace fire, a poorly designed product, or a negligent homeowner, you may be able to obtain compensation for your injuries from the insurance companies involved. Unfortunately, in many cases burn victims may run into resistance when attempting to make a claim. 

There are some common scenarios in which a person is injured in a fire in which another person or entity is responsible for the damages. They can include:

– An apartment owner or manager fails to take necessary safety precautions to keep tenants safe, such as installing working smoke alarms or making sure the building is wired according to code,

– A smoke alarm company fails to properly design and/or manufacture operating smoke alarms, resulting in the alarms failing to notify people when a fire has broken out, 

– A company manufactures a product that fails, such as an extension cord with a short in it, that results in a fire, 

– An employer fails to follow the appropriate safety standards in the workplace, resulting in a fire. 

In any of these situations, the victim should speak with an attorney. The burn victim may have legal rights he or she have not considered. In addition, insurance companies are notorious for pressuring accident victims to settle for less than that to which they are entitled. 

Call the Plano personal injury attorneys at the Barber Law Firm at 972-544-4843. We can help. Call us today to learn more or to schedule a free consultation on your case.

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