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Dog Bites and the Law in Texas

There’s no actual dog census, but in 2016 the American Veterinary Medical Association estimated that Texas has about 7.2 million dogs, more than any other state. Unfortunately, not every one of the millions is a good dog. Some of them are biters. What are your rights if you are injured by a bite from man’s…
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What Does the Legal Term “Negligence” Mean?

“Negligence” is a key term in state laws. Cornell Law School’s Legal Information Institute defines negligence as “a failure to behave with the level of care that someone of ordinary prudence would have exercised under the same circumstances.  The behavior usually consists of actions, but can also consist of omissions when there is some duty to act (e.g., a duty to help victims of one’s…
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