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One Important Fact You Should Know About Dog Bites

Help For Those Injured In A Dog Attack
Dog Bite Beware Of Dog Sign

Dog bite attacks can be traumatic with severe injuries. While most of us thing we know what to do after a dog attack, do you know the one thing Texas law requires?

Dog Bite Beware Of Dog Sign

According to the Texas State Health and Safety Code (Chapter 8-26), you must report every animal bite to the authorities.

This report is required by law with the intention of protecting others from a potential dog bite. So along with seeking the proper medical attention for the dog bite victim and securing the attacking animal, remember to call 311 to report the incident.

To report a dog bite, call 311 with the following information:

  • Name of person bitten
  • Contact info for both the victim and dog owner
  • Date,time, and [...]

How To Prepare For A Wildfire

Would you know what to do if your family was threatened by a wildfire?

It is important for you to know what to do before, during and after a wildfire because it can make a difference for your family’s future wellbeing. Many people tell us that they wish they had known what to do before the fire to be better prepared.

Recently, Texas has been hit hard by wildfires, especially in Bastrop and Walker counties. On Monday, October 19, 2015, the Hidden Pines fire in Bastrop County was finally 70% contained according to authorities. Meanwhile it had burned over 4500 acres and over 60 buildings, including homes and businesses.wildfire

As the Bastrop wildfires wind down, we have received word of another Texas wildfire in Walker County where mandatory evacuations were ordered for about 300 homes and according to county officials, 9 area fire departments are fighting the fire on ground while the Texas A&M Forest [...]

Dogs Bite Two In Houston

Pit Bulls Attack Woman And 12-Year-Old Child
Pet Dogs

This week, a Houston area woman and a 12-year-old child were viciously mauled by 2 pit bulls in separate attacks at their apartment complex. 

The woman was attacked first and knocked down by the 2 biting dogs. By the time a neighbor came to the rescue of the woman, she suffered serious injuries to an arm and leg. She was sent to the hospital and received around 70 staples because of the bites.

The same dogs attacked the child a few minutes later, biting both of her legs. Fortunately another neighbor was able to fend the dogs off by using a cricket bat. She required medical attention to treat her dog bit injuries. The dogs were captured and later euthanized. Their owners claim to have no idea how their pets had gotten loose.

In a related report, another dog attack took place in Florida this week involving a 2-year-old [...]

Brain Injuries are a Leading Cause of Death or Permanent Disability

Brain injuries are among the most likely types of injury to cause death or permanent disability, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), acute trauma at work remains a leading cause of death and permanent disability among U.S. workers.

Causes and Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be caused by a blow or jolt to the head and can disrupt the normal function of the brain. Symptoms of a traumatic brain injury vary from mild, resulting in a brief change in mental status, to severe, resulting in an extended period of unconsciousness. A traumatic brain injury can also cause prolonged amnesia after the injury as well as short and long term disabilities.

Types of Brain Injury

The Brain Injury Association of Texas (BIATX ) states [...]

Houston Texas Personal Injury Lawyer

Let a Houston Texas personal injury lawyer at D. Miller & Associates, PLLC fight your personal injury case for you..

Houston Texas Personal Injury Lawyer

What is Personal Injury?

A personal injury occurs whenever someone has been harmed through the carelessness or neglect of another that may be held legally responsible for that harm.

The more common types of personal injury cases are auto accidents, 18-wheeler accidents, slip and fall accidents, medical malpractice, and wrongful death.  You may also be entitled to damages if you were injured as a result of using prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, or medical devices which have been shown to be defective or dangerous.

Personal injury disputes are sometimes resolved through settlement talks between the parties involved and led by your [...]

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