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Monthly Archives: August 2023

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Building a Slip-and-Fall Claim in Texas

By Henrietta Ezeoke Law Firm |

Slip-and-fall injuries, like broken bones and head injuries, prompt over eight million Emergency Room visits per year in the United States. These incidents also cause emotional injuries. Fall injury victims often become very depressed. Most of these victims are older adults with pre-existing medical conditions that increase the risk of a fall and/or the… Read More »

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How Does a Crash Helmet Affect My Bicycle Accident Claim?

By Henrietta Ezeoke Law Firm |

The COVID-19 pandemic┬á changed the complexion of bicycle crash-related head injuries. In 2020, bicycle crash head injuries for riders over 40 increased 21 percent. According to this same report, bicycle helmets reduce head injuries by between 20 and 55 percent. This large and uncertain distribution reflects the uncertain science of bicycle helmets. One thing… Read More »

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TBI Diagnosis and Treatment Issues

By Henrietta Ezeoke Law Firm |

Traumatic Brain Injury diagnosis and treatment is very uncertain, as outlined below. But TBI statistics are straightforward. These injuries killed almost 70,000 Americans in 2021. Car crashes cause most of these injuries. Seatbelts, airbags, and other restraint systems cannot absorb all the force in a high-speed car wreck. The head and neck are simply… Read More »

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Common Defenses in Pedestrian Accident Claims

By Henrietta Ezeoke Law Firm |

Until recently, legal defenses in pedestrian accident claims wasn’t a blog-worthy topic. These claims were very rare. But the pedestrian accident rate has shot up 80 percent since 2009. Quite simply, many tortfeasors (negligent drivers) refuse to share the road with these victims. Pedestrian accident victims usually sustain catastrophic injuries. They literally have nothing… Read More »

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Legal Issues in Wrongful Death Matters

By Henrietta Ezeoke Law Firm |

Car crashes, falls, and poisonings, usually drug overdoses, account for almost 90 percent of the wrongful deaths in the United States. Property owner negligence usually causes falls and driver negligence usually causes car crashes. Several layers of negligence, like medical, shipping, pharmacy, and manufacturer negligence, usually cause drug overdose deaths. In all three instances,… Read More »

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Starting and Ending a Distracted Driving Wreck Claim

By Henrietta Ezeoke Law Firm |

Distraction at work or home is a way of life. A friend once claimed that she could simultaneously feed her infant, pour a glass of milk, cook dinner, talk on the phone, and yell at her older kids. Knowing her, that claim is probably true. Distraction behind the wheel is deadly. Operator distraction causes… Read More »

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Motorcycle Wreck Seriously Injures Sheriff’s Deputy

By Henrietta Ezeoke Law Firm |

In July 2023, an off-duty Harris County law enforcement officer nearly lost his leg in a Houston motorcycle crash. Houston Police Department investigators said the off-duty deputy was riding his motorcycle when he hit a black Chevrolet Tahoe. The deputy’s motorcycle is marked in county colorings, but it’s a personal bike, according to HPD…. Read More »

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Top Three Wrongful Death Causes

By Henrietta Ezeoke Law Firm |

For the second year in a row, life expectancy in the United States dropped in 2021. Coronavirus deaths, which might not be random accidents, fueled much of the decrease. Employers, homeowners, and public facility owners all have a duty of care to provide safe and sanitary environments. Other common causes of premature death are… Read More »

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Legal Options in Bicycle Crash Cases

By Henrietta Ezeoke Law Firm |

Bicycle wreck victims badly need financial compensation. The average injury-related medical bill usually exceeds $40,000. Furthermore, since many of these victims are unable to work for months, their financial situations get worse every day. The financial and emotional stress lengthens the time required for, and the expense of, injury recovery, and the downward spiral… Read More »

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