Category Archives: Personal Injury

How Dog Bite Compensation Works

How Dog Bite Compensation Works

In Texas, there are shared fault rules that affect how dog bite compensation works. Your compensation award is comprised of your injuries and damages such as pain and suffering, past and future medical bills, and past and future lost wages. Generally speaking, the more seriously injured you are, the more compensation you will be given. […]

Texas Personal Injury Guide

Texas Personal Injury Guide

The Texas Personal Injury Guide was created by Garcia & Ochoa to help injured residents obtain the compensation they need from the insurance companies. Call today for a free consultation. Getting hurt can really be a setback to your life. It can especially set you back if you were hurt because of someone else’s negligence. […]

4 Common Misconceptions About Slip and Fall Accidents

4 Common Misconceptions About Slip and Fall Accidents

Personal injury cases involving slip and fall accidents are one of the most misunderstood and misrepresented types of personal injury cases. The truth surrounding injuries caused by slips and falls, though, is much more serious than you might think. Below, we’ll take a look at some of the most common misconceptions about these incidents to […]

7 Important Factors About Drowning And Child Injuries

7 Important Factors About Drowning And Child Injuries

During the warmer months, it is not unusual for individuals and families to want to enjoy the water. Whether it is in a pool, one of the Rio Grande Valley lakes, or at a beach (such as South Padre Island), this is a fun family activity that also provides a source of exercise; however, water […]

Even During The Holiday Season, Safety Should Come First

With the holidays right around the corner, everyone is starting to put together their shopping lists, make travel arrangements, and figure out how to decorate their home to demonstrate the appropriate amount of holiday cheer. While this holiday cheer is a central part of the season, it is important to make sure that holiday safety […]

Sports Injuries With A Major Impact: Concussions are the Invisible Injury

Sports Injuries With A Major Impact: Concussions are the Invisible Injury

Without a doubt, concussions have been given a significant amount of attention in recent years due to their prevalence in the NFL. Because of the increased attention to sports injuries, particularly on concussions, there has been a significant amount of research done on the causes, effects, and prevention of these traumatic head injuries. When parents […]

Traumatic Brain Injuries Can Leave Long Lasting Effects

Traumatic Brain Injuries Can Leave Long Lasting Effects

Whenever someone sets foot behind the wheel of a car, truck, motorcycle, or even walks across the street, it is possible for disaster to strike. While truck accidents, car accidents, and similar motor vehicle accidents can range in severity from the most minor of fender-benders to massive, multi-car pileups, even the smallest car accident can […]

Social Media Safety for Kids and Parents

Social Media Safety for Kids and Parents

When the current generation of parents were children, most of their friends were people who lived in the area. People played games with those who lived around them. Interactions were previously determined and limited by the geographic vicinity. Now, technology has changed that. Social media and the internet have given rise to an era where […]

Poor Patient Care and Workplace Accidents in Nursing Homes Despite The Increased Oversight

Poor Patient Care and Workplace Accidents in Nursing Homes Despite The Increased Oversight

While many people try to take care of their parents as they age, some people are unable to do so for reasons of geography, finances, time management, or medical complexity. When this happens, many families trust nursing homes to deliver the care that we would deliver to our family members themselves. Sometimes, nursing homes fall […]