Torts 101

Texas Good Samaritan Law

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Torts 101, Article by Auto Accident Lawyers Houston (832) 463-1003 What does “Good Samaritan” mean in the law? In personal injury law, the term “duty” comes up a great deal. In general, people owe few legal duties to one another,…
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Defenses To Negligence

A defendant being sued for negligently causing a car crash or other negligent behavior has certain defenses he or she can assert. From the outset, a defendant can claim he or she is not responsible or at fault for the…
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Assault vs. Aggravated Assault

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What is the difference between assault and aggravated assault / What’s the difference between assault and battery in tort? Is battery a felony? All explained in this fantastic criminal attorney contribution. Special thanks to the Houston Criminal Lawyers for contributing…
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Negligence Per Se Explained

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In Texas car accident cases, the plaintiff must typically prove the defendant was negligent to win his or her case. However, there are a class of cases in which the “negligence per se” doctrine applies. In these cases, the plaintiff…
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