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  • MR Civil Justice Represents Injured Victim of Police Brutality in Lawsuit

    In 2014, 34-year-old Jon McDonald was handcuffed and heavily beaten by members of law enforcement in a Dallas motel. The encounter, which occurred in response to a 911 call from McDonald’s girlfriend, left him seriously injured. According to police, McDonald violently resisted arrest, though McDonald denies these claims. McDonald’s girlfriend reported that police were unnecessarily violent when ...
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  • 3 Ways to Resolve a Business Dispute Without Going Bankrupt

    If you are a small business owner, the prospect of going to court over a breach of contract, employee dispute, or other legal quarrel may seem daunting. The reality is that, even if the other party has wronged your business and is directly responsible for damages and financial losses, a court battle can create hefty costs to you and your business, both in terms of money and time spent engaging in ...
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  • Driver Awarded for Neck and Back Injuries

    One of our clients was recently awarded damages after his car accident. The case began when our client, Omar Rios, was driving in Dallas and was rear-ended by the defendant, Anthony Davis. Rios sustained sprains, strains, and a herniation/protrusion at the L5-S1 vertebra. As a result of the injury, Rios needed to undergo extensive physical therapy and chiropractic care. The defense argued that the ...
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  • Understanding Intellectual Property and Copyright Ownership

    In the age of copy-and-paste, anything can be scattered all over the Internet in a matter of minutes. It can be very difficult to establish original ownership of an idea, design, work of art, or other product once it has been disseminated or copied by other people. Violation of copyright and intellectual property rights can be particularly harmful for artists, musicians, writers, and other ...
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  • MR Civil Justice Succeeds in Dhan Case

    In one of our recent court victories, the judge ruled in favor of our client, Simon Dhan, in his case against defendants Jarvis Johnson and Tyshae Johnson. The court case began on December 12, 2017. The court determined it had jurisdiction over the parties and subject matter of the situation. Both sides waived trial by jury, which means they submitted all arguments and evidence related to the case ...
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  • 4 Elements of a Catastrophic Injury Claim

    Catastrophic injury cases fall under the umbrella of personal injury, despite being uniquely different in comparison to a standard personal injury case. This is due to the fact that catastrophic injuries are often life-altering and permanently debilitating, requiring life-long treatment and care, which can become incredibly expensive over the course of one’s life. In addition to the financial ...
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  • How to Fight Insurance Bad Faith

    When an insurance company has denied coverage and/or unwilling to provide a settlement, they may be involved in bad faith claims. Simply put, the insurer is trying to get out of giving you the entitled financial compensation for a policy that has coverage of the damage caused by an incident, such as if your home has been flooded or burned. For victims of insurance companies that practice bad ...
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  • What is Tortious Interference?

    While markets encourage competition, competitive behavior between businesses can go too far and cross the line into improper conduct territory. That is when the courts can intervene in lawsuits regarding “tortious interference.” Tortious interference occurs when one party disrupts another party’s business endeavors with the intent of causing economic harm. There are two types of economic injury ...
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  • Tips for Talking to Your Insurance Company After an Accident

    Accidents are overwhelming and chaotic incidents, especially if you sustained injuries. However, oftentimes the aftermath can be just as difficult to navigate, especially when the time comes to speak with your insurance company. They do everything to win your favor when you are looking for a company to sign up with, but sometimes they can prove to be less than friendly when you actually need them ...
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  • How Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Claim in Texas?

    All states, including Texas, has imposed statutory limits on the amount of time you have to go to court and file a personal injury lawsuit. In general, the time limit is known as the “statute of limitations.” These deadlines vary based on the type of case you wish to file. For personal injury cases in Texas, the statute of limitations is two years from the date of the injury to file a lawsuit in ...
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  • After an Uber/Lyft Accident: What's Next?

    Using a ridesharing service, such as Uber or Lyft, has become a common form of transportation over the past few years. Whether you want to avoid drunk driving or dealing with traffic, you can request a ride within minutes with a few taps on your cellphone screen. But when it comes to car accidents , however, crashes involving Uber or Lyft drivers can be quite complicated. While you can handle a ...
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  • 6 Tips to Prevent Car Accidents

    When you drive, it is critical to do whatever it takes to be safe and avoid getting involved in car accidents . Sometimes, however, collisions are unavoidable. But fortunately, there are also many accidents that could’ve been prevented, especially if people were just doing the things they are supposed to be doing when they operate a vehicle. Make sure you follow all the rules of the road and be ...
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  • How Long Does Whiplash Last?

    One of the most common injuries in car accidents is whiplash. This occurs when the neck is suddenly or violently jolted in one direction and then another, causing a whip-like motion that results in sprains or strains to the structures in the neck. The most common symptoms associated with whiplash are pain and stiffness in the neck, but they can also extend to the shoulders, arms, upper back, and ...
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  • Brain Injuries and Memory Loss

    Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can result in a variety of debilitating consequences, such as memory loss. Whether someone temporarily loses specific memories or lose the ability to form long-term memories, memory loss from head injuries vary widely in scope and severity. The following types of memory loss can happen due to a traumatic brain injury: Short-term memory loss Long-term memory loss ...
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  • Keep an Eye Out for Swimming Pool Accidents This Summer

    With summer in full swing, millions of Americans flock to private and public swimming pools to cool off and enjoy the warm weather. However, swimming pools present dangers that can result in accidents, injuries, and fatalities. According to reports by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, nearly 400 people drown in swimming pools and spas every year, while thousands more suffer injuries in ...
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