When someone is in any sort of accident, whether it’s a car or truck accident, a slip and fall, or a workplace injury, there is no injury more potentially devastating to the victim than a spinal cord injury. It’s difficult to imagine any other injury that is more debilitating and costly. In addition to the…
Liggett Law Group is pleased to announce that Ted Liggett has been rated as a Best Personal Injury Lawyer in Lubbock, Texas by Three Best Rated website. The website Three Best Rated™ finds the top three local businesses per category in each city.
There is little doubt that any wrongful death is a family tragedy, but those caused by medical malpractice on the part of a negligent healthcare provider can be especially tragic because the victims trusted those certified and licensed professionals to stick to acceptable levels of care. In the state of Texas, wrongful death is a category of personal injury law that recognizes the liability of someone who causes the death of someone else for a wrongful act. Among the most common contributors to a wrongful death is through medical malpractice.
As the time draws near for Texans to enjoy a great day of summer fun celebrating our country’s independence this Fourth of July, we here at the Liggett Law Group would like to remind you that it’s everyone’s responsibility to make this holiday as safe as possible.
For the most part, governments at every level, including federal, state, and municipal, are technically protected against personal injury claims that occur on their property under a doctrine called the sovereign immunity rule, which basically means a person can’t sue the government for injuries caused by its employees or which were incurred on its properties. Basically, since we technically own the government, we can’t sue ourselves.
As recent tragedy in Florida should remind parents in Texas, there are very few things in life worse than holding a funeral for your small child. Yet, it happens all too often, and it’s not always from a terrible illness. For example, a few weeks ago, a seven-year-old boy was killed because of an electrical problem with a light in the family’s swimming pool.
Though a lot of weather events can happen in Texas, one thing is always certain; the summer will be either hot and dry or hot and sticky, depending on where you live in the state, And either way, you will be looking to water for relief, which means many Texans will clog the roads to get to the many waterways in the state, including lakes, rivers and beaches. That means it’s time to remind you that it’s always necessary to be extra safe when playing in, on or around the water.
Tragedy struck this weekend in Lubbock, when a fatal pedestrian accident occurred. On Saturday, November 8th, 40-year-old Russell Ed Jupe ran into the street while chasing a dog and was struck by a school bus. The school bus was from the Amarillo Independent School District and was transporting 25 students to a swim meet in Lubbock at the time of the incident. This incident is a grim reminder of the dangers posed by vehicles on the road and the diligence needed when interacting with them.