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Proposed Ordinance Could See Harsher Penalties for Irresponsible Dog Owners The Corpus Christi Council is due to consider a new ordinance that carries heavy consequences for owners of dogs that attack other animals. Currently, dog owners pay a fine if their dog carries out an attack against another animal. The director of Animal Care Services, Mike Gillis, believes it’s... Read More

Residential slip and fall injuries and homeowner’s insurance If you are injured as a visitor in someone else’s house, will your host’s insurance step in to cover your damages? There is no direct answer to this question. A number of factors determine whether or not the homeowner’s insurance cover your injury claim. If you have been injured... Read More

Who is responsible for a slip and fall accident in Texas? Thousands of slip and fall accidents happen every year. The cause of these accidents ranges from wet floor, defective stairs to a rough patch of ground. In these instances, the owner of the property can be held responsible for the accident. However, it is difficult to legally prove that... Read More

Types of slip and fall accidents 1) Standard Premises Negligence Case: This case is based on the fact that an unsafe or defective condition on a premise caused an injury. Examples: A person slips as a result of oil spills on the floor. A person trips and falls as a result hidden extension cords. What... Read More

What is Premise Liability? What is premise liability anyway? Premise liability is a legal principle that holds property owners responsible for accidents and injuries that occur on their property as a result of an unsafe or defective condition. After an injury at a business in Texas, or other premise, contact Corpus Christi injury... Read More

Texas Oilfield Explosions Texas is one of the leading states in the United States in the oil and gas industry, providing thousands of job opportunities for people all across the state. However, the oil and gas boom in Texas, comes with the significant risk of injury while at work that may need... Read More

Dangers of the Texas oilfield According to a CDC report, the rate for fatalities during the US oil and gas boom between 2003 and 2013 when the workforce for the oil and gas extraction industry doubled in size significantly decreased by 36.3%. However, the number of work-related fatalities in the oil and gas extraction... Read More

Burns injuries from Texas oilfield explosions An oilfield explosion is a very serious accident that can result in a number of major injuries including burns. Burns can be grouped into electrical burns, chemical burns, and thermal burns — this occurs when one comes in contact with open flames, hot liquids, and other heat source. It... Read More

Common Texas Oilfield Accidents Activities relating to oil and gas extraction pose a varying degree of risk as different types of materials and equipment are used. Knowing where the hazards lie and how to control them will go a long way to prevent accidents that can lead to injuries or even loss of... Read More

Questions still linger after fatal 2017 auto accident on I-37 It has been two years since a fatal car accident in Corpus Christi, Texas claimed the life of a 4-year-old boy on the exit ramp to U.S. Highway 77 South near Calallen, KRIS TV reports. Details of the deadly accident in Corpus Christi In January 2017, a 4-year old... Read More