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Are You Unsure of What to Expect in Your Personal Injury Claim? Our Texas Personal Injury Lawyers Give You Helpful Tips in Their Blog. We will also be posting other helpful information on medical, legal, and social issues of interest.

The Girards Law Firm team understands the confusion you face as you move forward with your personal injury or wrongful death claim. With regular updates to this blog, you can stay informed and get the helpful advice you need.  We will also be posting here other helpful information on medical, legal, and social issues to keep you informed.


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4/14/2013
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Texas Tort Reform Kingpin Bob Perry has died

Wealthy Texan behind historic destruction of civil rights in Texas in 2003

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4/12/2013
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Dallas Bus Crash Kills 2 and Injures Many

Bus Safety looms large as Bus Crash in Dallas Kills 2 leaves many injured

Category: Trucking Collisions

4/12/2013
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Dallas Bus Crash: When will motorcoach industry put seat belts in all motorcoaches? Read related Federal Register entry here.

Only new motorcoaches are required to have seat belts because motorcoach lobby prevented comprehensive rule putting most riders at continued risk.

Category: Trucking Collisions

4/11/2013
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Be Informed: What Patients Leaving Hospital Should Know. Read HHS Primer Here.

Discharge from Hospital A Dangerous Time. Learn Why Here.

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4/11/2013
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Medical Device Alarm still huge problem. Read JCAHO Alert #50 here.

Joint Commission issues new Sentinel Event Alert for Alarm related injury and death in hospitals

Category: Medical Malpractice

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4/10/2013
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Formerly Sued for Med. Malpractice, Dentist Threatens Health of 7,000

Scott Harrington, an oral surgeon in Tulsa, is facing charges after endangering the health of over 7,000 of his patients.

Category: Medical Malpractice

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4/9/2013
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Fatigued Drivers Common in Trucking Industry. See video here.,

Trucker Falls Asleep and rearends Horse Trailer.

Category: Trucking Collisions

4/8/2013
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Trucking Regulations Require Safe Truck Condition. See Fuel Exhaustion animation here.

Trucking company is required to refrain from putting truck on the road that won't safely make it to destination. Fuel exhaustion animation.

Category: Trucking Collisions

4/6/2013
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Does Texas Supreme Court Hate Dogs and Dog-Owners? Click here for decision and relevant legal article.

New Decision says when dog killed owners can do little about it

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4/5/2013
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Another Dump Truck fatality. More info here.

Dump truck pulls in front of SUV killing 81-year old driver. #truckinglawyer.com

Category: Trucking Collisions

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4/4/2013
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Hospital "Never Events" Still Huge Problem. More info here.

Hospital "never events" still happen a lot Oklahoma Texas Arkansas birth injury brain injury malpractice

Category: Medical Malpractice

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4/2/2013
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Big-Rigs and Weight Limits They Must Adhere to

Among the many safety standards that trucks and truck drivers must meet, weight of the truck is one of the most important.

Category: Trucking Collisions

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4/2/2013
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Big Pharma finally required to report physician payments. Read the Federal Reg here.

Pharmaceutical giants pay an astronomical amount to physicians in Texas Oklahoma and Arkansas but have kept it secret

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4/2/2013
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Dallas Women Lawyers Association spreading word to help Kaufman County Texas. Read Message Here.

Dallas Women Lawyers Association is spreading the word about Kaufman County CrimeStoppers need for donations to increase reward for Kaufman County DA killers

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4/2/2013
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New Study Shows Fracking Causes Earthquakes. Read Abstract Here.

Fracking causes earthquakes in Oklahoma according to new geological study

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4/2/2013
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Dangerous Trucking Company just Ordered Out of Service. Read Order Here. #truckinglawyer

Southern Transportation Inc. ordered out of service #truckinglawyer

Category: Trucking Collisions

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4/1/2013
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Why Truckers are not allowed to use Cell Phones. Read Regulation her.

Commercial truckers cannot use cell phones while driving a heavy truck according to truckinglawyer.com oklahoma texas arkansas

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3/31/2013
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Important Witness Intimidation Decision issued this week. Read it here.

Witness intimidation is wide spread in medical malpractice in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas

Category: Medical Malpractice

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3/31/2013
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Commercial Truck Collision Kills one in Oklahoma City. OKCFox story here.

commerical trucks hit head-on in Oklahoma City killing one driver

Category: Trucking Collisions

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3/30/2013
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Girards featured in Dallas Morning News March 29, 2013: "Texas Top Legal Leaders." Article posted here.

Girards featured in Dallas Morning News March 29, 2013: "Texas Top Legal Leaders."

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3/30/2013
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Landmark Court Decision Achieved. Read Bramlett Decision here.

Bad faith stowers insurance law still has teeth in Texas

Category: Medical Malpractice

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3/29/2013
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Texas Congressmen file bill to make hospitals disclose prices of procedures. Read the Bill Here.

Texas Congressmen introduce bill that would require hospitals to disclose pricing information for inpatient and outpatient procedure. Read the Bill Here.

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3/28/2013
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Be Informed Series: Adopting management practices shown to reduce patient deaths according to new study in JAMA Internal Medicine

More information from the Be informed series of The Girards Law Firm, birth injury, brain and spinal cord injury lawyers in dallas oklahoma city little rock

Category: Medical Malpractice

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3/28/2013
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Oklahoma State Dental Act can protect patients but only if the rules are followed. Download the statute here.

Tulsa Oklahoma dentist potentially exposes thousands of patients to hepatitis and HIV which may form basis for malpractice suits

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3/28/2013
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List of Trucking Companies with FMCSA Out of Service Violations posted here for Oklahoma, Texas, and Arkansas

Lists of FMCSA out of service violations for Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas are posted here. Dallas Oklahoma City Little Rock Houston Tulsa west memphis

Category: Trucking Collisions

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