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Lawsuit Alleges Dog Bite Led to Foot Amputation

By Livingston & Flowers, P.L.L.C. |

A man is suing his neighbor after the neighbor’s dogs got loose and attacked him. As a result of the attack, half of the man’s foot had to be amputated. He is seeking more than $1 million in damages. The attack occurred on June 26. The victim alleges that the dogs were not restrained… Read More »

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Family Says Woman Contracted Legionnaires Disease at Chicago Hospital

By Livingston & Flowers, P.L.L.C. |

A Texas family is suing for wrongful death after they say their loved one contracted Legionnaires’ disease from another patient at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. The family believes that her death was preventable and alleges that she caught the disease from another patient on the same floor. Thirty-five-year-old Carol Ruiz was admitted to… Read More »

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Dog Breaks Free of Leash, Bites Child

By Livingston & Flowers, P.L.L.C. |

A dog owner may be on the hook after his dog broke free of the leash and bit a 9-year-old boy in the arm, sending him to the hospital. The nine-year-old was playing football outside in Hewitt, Texas. According to the police report, the dog chased the boy after it got loose. The boy’s… Read More »

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Southern Baptist Leader Accused of Sexual Assault

By Livingston & Flowers, P.L.L.C. |

The plaintiffs in a sexual assault lawsuit against Southern Baptist leader Paul Pressler are appealing a lower court’s decision that the allegations were filed too late. One plaintiff is alleging that Pressler raped him for years beginning when he was 14 years old. Pressler is a former state legislator and appeals court judge who… Read More »

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On the Job Injuries: When Can I Sue?

By Livingston & Flowers, P.L.L.C. |

On the job injuries are a major point of confusion for many Houston workers. For instance, when can you sue your employer? How does workers’ compensation affect my claim? Am I forced to file for workers’ compensation or can I file a lawsuit? In this article, we’ll take a look at Texas law and… Read More »

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Fiesta Mart Sued Over Slip and Fall Accident

By Livingston & Flowers, P.L.L.C. |

A Texas Fiesta Mart is being sued after a customer alleged that they slipped and fell on soap at one of their Houston stores. The complaint was filed in October and alleges that the store was negligent for allowing the dangerous condition to remain on the premises. Norman Griffin alleges that he slipped on… Read More »

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Carnival Cruise Accused of Hiring Unlicensed Doctor

By Livingston & Flowers, P.L.L.C. |

It’s no secret that medical services aboard cruise ships are the cause of several lawsuits. Now, however, Carnival Cruise is being accused of hiring an “unlicensed” doctor to treat patients aboard their ship. A widow is claiming that her husband died after being treated by an unlicensed doctor aboard a Carnival Cruise ship. She… Read More »

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The Anatomy of a $40M Truck Injury Lawsuit

By Livingston & Flowers, P.L.L.C. |

A New Mexico family filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Werner Enterprises recently after one of their drivers caused the death of Kathryn Armijo. According to the lawsuit, Werner was training a student driver who had only been driving for 8 days before crossing four lanes of traffic and jumping the median. His truck… Read More »

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Couple Injured in El Paso Shooting Sues Walmart for Negligent Security

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A Texas couple injured in the mass shooting that took place at an El Paso Walmart has filed a lawsuit against Walmart alleging negligent security. The couple says that there were no armed security guards on duty at the time of the attack. The lawsuit has been filed on the grounds of premises liability… Read More »

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Man Pleads Guilty to Assault Aboard Cruise Ship

By Livingston & Flowers, P.L.L.C. |

Cruise ship assaults tend to be sexually motivated. Those on cruises are out on international waters where issues of jurisdiction can become fuzzy. But that isn’t the only type of violence women endure on cruise ships. Sometimes, they’re simply beaten. That was the case with one woman was shown on video being dragged by… Read More »

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