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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: I unfortunately was in a 3 car head on collision. I was Injured beyound repair. 3 attorneys later 0 action. I’m livid.?

Each Accepted case/ yet did absolutely nothing. I feel I been duped. Hoodwinked by GREAT FRAUDULENT INTERNET ADS. Injury happened nov 23 2017. Now on 3rd attorny and I visited and 2 promises WERE MADE as all paperwork I supplied, from a lil girl that at least gathered 2 inches thick ON A PLATTER,... Read more »

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Daniel John Christensen answered on Apr 15, 2019

I am sorry to hear about your experience. Like any profession, there are good attorneys and bad attorneys. Without knowing the situation, I cannot promise you that I can help you, however, I am happy to review your case and let you know. I will not give you false promises. Good news or bad news,... Read more »

4 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: I was a pedestrian hit by car that fled. I know there were no damages they saying there are how do i prove it?

I was in front of walmart leaving the store when car hit did not yield and struck me and fled the scene. they say there are $973 in damages to the car when i did not hit it very hard and know there were none. Charged with failure to yield right of way. How do i prove no damages. claim keeps getting... Read more »

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Daniel John Christensen answered on Apr 2, 2019

It is hard for me to tell whether you were hit or whether you hit someone else. Pls call my office and we would be glad to see if we can help you. 512-888-9999.

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability and Car Accidents for Texas on
Q: I was trying to make a uturn into a 3 lane which I had no stop sign. I needed to get to the far bottom left lane.

There was driver waiting at a stop sign trying to turn into the same lane. Does that person yield to me? Also can that person get in trouble for purposely trying to brake check me and hit me?

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Daniel John Christensen answered on Apr 1, 2019

In general, if one driver has a traffic control device and the other does not, the driver without the traffic control device has the right of way. It is difficult for me to advise you on your specific situation with the facts given. Please call us and we can see if we can help you. 512-888-9999.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Animal / Dog Law for Texas on
Q: while walking our dog was bit by another lady's dog because she lost control of it. does she pay for vet bills for ours?

we were all walking on a public sidewalk and her dog which was a prev rescue dog got aggressive

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Daniel John Christensen answered on Mar 28, 2019

I am so sorry to hear about what happened with your dog. Assuming the other person's dog attacked yours for no reason at all, the other person can likely be held responsible for your vet bills. I wish you the best of luck. If you ever need assistance, feel free to call us at 512-888-9999.

3 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: If I had a injury years ago and got in a accident could I be reinjured?
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Daniel John Christensen answered on Mar 21, 2019

I am sorry to hear about your injury. If you suffered an injury in an incident recently, and that injury was really an aggravation of a prior injury, you are still entitled to bring a claim for that aggravation. I would have to know more facts to give you advice specific to your situation. Please... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Health Care Law for Texas on
Q: Can i file a claim if an unreported superficial injury at work is exasperated by the daily job routine?

I overstretched my wrist at work but it seemed superficial at the time. Continued use of wrist at work exasperated the issue and it eventually required medical attention. Turns out i tore a couple ligaments. Incident occurred 2.5 months ago, but i didn't realise it was serious until i had to see a... Read more »

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Daniel John Christensen answered on Feb 13, 2019

I am sorry to hear about what you have gone through. A lot of my advice would depend on whether your employer subscribes to worker's compensation insurance. Please contact our office for a free consultation and we can give you the advice you need. 512-888-9999. We look forward to speaking to you.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Texas on
Q: I was detained while in line paying for gas. I was accused of give a fake 20$ to the clerk. I asked to see the money was

Told nothe officer told me to step outside so he could make a report. We get to

His car and he puts me in back seat. I was arrested on a warrant fot a seat belt ticket. My husband had been hold my bag then he sat it down on side walk where it was left for like 15 mins. People were coming... Read more »

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Daniel John Christensen answered on Feb 12, 2019

I am sorry to hear about your experience. I would suggest you contact a Board-Certified Criminal lawyer as soon as you can. We are Board Certified lawyers, however, we handle personal injury matters. If we can ever help you, please feel free to give us a call. 512-888-9999. Good luck.

3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: My mom fell on a sidewalk next to a restaurant because there were no markings near a step or ramp. Does she have a case?

The restaurant painted the step and sidewalk the very next day after her accident. We have photos and proof.

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Daniel John Christensen answered on Feb 7, 2019

Yes, she has a potential claim. Who the claim will be against is difficult to tell from what you have written. The restaurant, the local municipality, a builder or the landlord may be responsible depending on the circumstances. What state this occurred in will also affect the potential value and... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Civil Rights for Texas on
Q: If a police officer pull a muscle in your arm doing arrest can you sue him and the police department

I was arrested and the police officer pull me arm hard and pull a muscle in my arms

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Daniel John Christensen answered on Feb 7, 2019

The short answer is, Yes, you can bring a claim. These claims are very difficult to prove, however, so you will need to be sure to have corroborating evidence to support your allegation. Additionally, these claims are very expensive to pursue, so your damages need to warrant a substantial... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Texas on
Q: Would I still have a case?how much time do I have before I can no longer try for a case?

My injury happened at a hospital. I was left unattended and blacked out and hit my head.i never received medical attention due to the fact I have no insurance and no money.this happened almost a year ago.how would I proceed in making a claim ?

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Daniel John Christensen answered on Feb 4, 2019

I am very sorry to hear about what happened to you. Assuming this happened in Texas, you would have up to two years from the date of the incident to bring a negligence claim against the hospital or responsible medical care providers. You should know that these cases can be very complicated.... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Small Claims for Texas on
Q: Intervention into a theft and fraud claim.

BACKGROUND

3-4 YEARS AGO, A PERSON WHO SHARED INTIMACY AND TRUST WITH ME SCAMMED MONEY FROM MY FAMILY ON MY BEHALF TOTALING IT TO BE $20K. By the time i know about this the scammer vanishes leaving no evidence.

NOW WHAT ? - I FIND THE SCAMMER HAS BEEN SUED BY AN ANOTHER PARTY for... Read more »

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Daniel John Christensen answered on Jan 30, 2019

The situation you describe seems pretty complicated. I would need to know a lot more before I could advise you appropriately on what your best course of action is. But, I can tell you that if you have a legitimate claim to money that is being held in reference to another lawsuit, you can... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Banking and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: My question is my ex-business partner and I before our business got going good we opened a mutual personal bank acct.

At my bank I had two personal active bank accts one in just my name, and one in my name and my mothers name After my bus. partner and I opened our acct. he started helping himself to my two personal bank accts He made telephone transfers 20K worth. Drawing money out of my personal accts. and... Read more »

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Daniel John Christensen answered on Jan 15, 2019

I am so sorry to hear about this happening to you. While this is not the type of law we practice, I would encourage you to contact the State Bar Lawyer Referral Service and ask for a business litigation attorney. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Texas on
Q: If i'm off from 1 job for an injury, can i work second job with injury restrictions

Injured at 1 job, they don't carry workers comp insurance but are paying medical bills but won't let me work with my medical restrictions. I have a second job that i can work with my medical restrictions. Are there repercussions for working my second job either for me or my second employer?

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Daniel John Christensen answered on Jan 14, 2019

There is nothing legally keeping you from working your second job that can be done with restricted or limited duty. But, you should be extremely careful so that you do not aggravate your injury, which the defense will use to argue they should not have to be responsible for treatment after that... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: I bought a car from a used car lot that sales highend cars. I bought a 2008 honda civic. The car had no fuse to the

Airbags. They never let me know this or that it had a recall on it for the airbags. It somehow passed inspection though. Anyway my girlfriend and myself were both injured. The insurance people wont call me back. 2 honda dealers said it should be totaled and anther gave an initial estemate alot... Read more »

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Daniel John Christensen answered on Jan 7, 2019

You have a potential claim for your injuries. It will be important to not lose possession or access to the vehicle. If you would like our help, please call our office at 512-888-9999 for guidance.

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Sexual Harassment for Texas on
Q: I am not a lawyer. How/where can I research specific civil case records heard in Harris County, TX District Courts?

I am trying to find research previous cases that have been heard in Harris County District Civil Courts (civil sexual assault cases and civil cases in which school districts were sued - two separate kinds of cases). I do not know where I can find this. If I have to go down to the courthouse, I... Read more »

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Daniel John Christensen answered on Dec 21, 2018

Harris County has a searchable electronic docket, however, there are only certain ways to search. Go to the court’s website and/or call the clerk and they may be able to help. Good luck.

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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: Why is a a trial date set in a personal injury lawsuit, if they’ve been offered policy limits?

I have no assets, liability is not an issue, there were no serious injuries, so I’m a little confused as to why they choose to continue on with this. I’ve said since day one, the accident was my fault, she was not seriously injured, yet she chooses to get a lawyer and go on with this nonsense,... Read more »

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Daniel John Christensen answered on Dec 17, 2018

If your insurance carrier was presented a "Stowers" demand for an amount within your policy limits and they failed to respond before the deadline, then the claimant can still proceed forward to try to get a verdict in excess of the policy limits. That would be one reason they set a trail date in... Read more »

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4 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: If I was injured in a hit and run accident, is my only hope for compensation of my medical bills via my own insurance or

is there some other way to figure out the identity of that driver and bring them to justice?

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Daniel John Christensen answered on Nov 26, 2018

It would depend on what information is available? Do you have a license plate? A description of the car and driver? Identifying the driver who ran into you would provide you a potential remedy other than your own UM/UIM coverage. If you are significantly injured, you might be able to also... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Social Security and Workers' Compensation for Texas on
Q: My husband and I are looking for a attorney that handles workers comp disability cases. Also someone who handles medical

We have several issue with workman comp/disability. If we could speak with someone about it because it's too long to explain the case,. We have all the paperwork from his case. After 3 years fighting we won his case. We had a lawyer that only took his money did nothing for us we fired him an got... Read more »

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Daniel John Christensen answered on Nov 21, 2018

Hello!

If you are still needing assistance please call (512) 220-1800 and we would be more than happy to help you out!

I hope to hear from you soon!

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: If I slipped and fell due to a puddle of water in a grocery store, can the store argue I was partially to blame because

I was texting while walking and too distracted to see the puddle as a way to get around paying for my medical bills?

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Daniel John Christensen answered on Nov 13, 2018

I’m so sorry you were injured as a result of someone else’s fault. Premises liability cases (also known as “slip and fall” or “trip and fall” cases) occur too often in Texas grocery stores. The grocery stores and their attorneys may try to allege that you share some fault in the... Read more »

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9 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Car Accidents and Wrongful Death for Texas on
Q: My son was killed by a semitruck driver who was on the job when he ran a stoplight. Do I sue the driver, the truck's

owner, or the truck company the driver worked for? Can I sue all three?

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Daniel John Christensen answered on Oct 29, 2018

Yes, you can sue all three. Often times, when an 18-wheeler is involved, there are different people and/or entities that own the rig, own the trailer, operate the rig, and drive the rig. All of these people/entities are potential defendants depending on the facts. Additionally, depending on the... Read more »

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