Houston 911, We Have a Problem

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If they can, 911 operators are supposed to offer a sliver of hope in what is often a terrifying and potentially life-threatening situation. However, one 911 operator in Houston is being charged after allegedly hanging up on callers during emergencies because she was not in the mood to help, according to police in Houston, Texas. […]

YOUR TEEN’S SUMMER JOB – IS IT SAFE?

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As summer approaches, millions of young people will enter the workforce and some of them, it’s their first time! According to OSHA, workers under the age of 25 are twice as likely to be injured on the job as older workers and are often unaware of their workplace rights. In fact, a U.S. teen worker […]

SUING FOR EMOTIONAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL DISTRESS: Get the Facts

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Injuries aren’t always on the outside. When you are involved in an accident or you sustain an injury, the pain and discomfort you endure can go beyond just the physical. In many cases, you can suffer severe emotional harm because of what you go through. Sometimes we suffer psychological injuries, but suing for emotional distress […]

FULL CHILD CUSTODY VERDICT FOR DAD – CLIENT

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Can fathers get full custody in court or are they automatically at a disadvantage?   YES FATHERS CAN GET FULL CUSTODY WITH THE RIGHT LAWYER. Today, we got dad full custody for his toddler daughter after a divorce hearing. Generally, the courts are not permitted to show any bias against fathers, so if you can […]

Picking Up the Pieces

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“As it turns out, the world of moral absolutes is ill-suited to divorce. It isn’t a question of good/bad, success/failure, right/wrong. It is a recognition that what existed is irretrievably broken and that something else must be built in its place.” NY TIMES Going through a divorce—especially one that involves children—causes emotional and mental turmoil […]

Diminished Value Claims and How to Get Your Car Repaired After a Collision

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I get asked these questions about repairing the property damage after a wreck more than you think.  While we at the Pinkerton Law Firm mainly represent people for their bodily injury claims; we often help clients get their car repaired.  In many instances, there is a dispute as to who caused the wreck, and this […]

PLF SUES JILL’S CLEANERS OVER NEGLIGENCE

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Our client suffered severe burn injuries and permanent disfigurement to his hand after a steam iron press machine closed on his hand without warning at his job working for a dry cleaner. Unfortunately, Jill’s Cleaners did not provide health insurance or worker’s compensation insurance to assist our client with his much-needed medical attention. The burn […]

PLF BANKS ANOTHER POLICY LIMITS CASE

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Client fractured his ankle in a MVA and received policy limits of $100,000. That’s what good lawyers do. Any other lawyer would have settled this case in the 20 thousand range. Think about that before you hire your lawyer. THERE IS A REASON LAWYERS SEND THEIR CASES TO PLF! We are the lawyers’ law firm. […]

Tips on How You Can Avoid Court Even Though Your Partner Won’t Discuss Matters In a Divorce

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Below you will find a few checklists for issues to discuss with your co-parent or attorney when you are reviewing your divorce decree or parenting plan. Decision Making & Communication for the Children: Medical treatment & emergencies Psychological or psychiatric treatment Educational plans / progress Childcare plans Extracurricular activities Religious training Travel plans and passports […]

Child-Related Issues to Consider When Getting Divorced or Modifying your Parenting Plan

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Below you will find a few checklists for issues to discuss with your co-parent or attorney when you are reviewing your divorce decree or parenting plan. Decision Making & Communication for the Children: Medical treatment & emergencies Psychological or psychiatric treatment Educational plans / progress Childcare plans Extracurricular activities Religious training Travel plans and passports […]