24 02, 2015

Uber, Lyft, and Car Insurance: What You Need to Know

By Graham Sutliff | February 24, 2015 | Car Accidents, General Legal

When you hail a car through a ride-sharing app like Uber on your smartphone, are you covered by insurance in the event of a serious accident? This critical question is at the heart of an ongoing debate over the legality of ride-sharing services such as Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar. This post will discuss the controversy […]

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10 02, 2015

All About Depositions in Personal Injury Cases

By Graham Sutliff | February 10, 2015 | General Legal

If you are considering hiring an attorney to file a personal injury lawsuit on your behalf, you may be interested in learning about one of the most critical components of a personal injury case; the deposition. Below we have broken down what we consider to be the most fundamental and important deposition information. What Is […]

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17 01, 2015

Five Myths About Personal Injury Law

By Graham Sutliff | January 17, 2015 | General Legal

There are many common misconceptions about personal injury law and personal injury lawyers. We believe that it is important to dispel these misunderstandings and set the record straight about how personal injury law can work for you. This post will discuss five common myths about personal injury law. Myth #1: A personal injury lawsuit is […]

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23 12, 2014

What is Negligence and How Does it Relate to My Case?

By Graham Sutliff | December 23, 2014 | FAQs

If you were in an accident and are considering filing a lawsuit, you probably have many questions. Some of our clients want to know more about the types of legal claims that are typically included in a personal injury lawsuit. This post will attempt to explain in simple terms an important legal concept, negligence. Understanding […]

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12 12, 2014

Who is Liable for Nursing Home Abuse?

By Graham Sutliff | December 12, 2014 | General Legal

Residents of nursing homes and long-term care facilities rely on doctors, nurses, staff members, and volunteers for care and companionship. Sadly, nursing home residents are often victimized, mistreated, or abused by the very people trusted to protect their well-being. A study by the National Center on Elder Abuse found that more than 40 percent of […]

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21 05, 2014

Injured NFL Players Sue League for its Use of Painkillers

By Graham Sutliff | May 21, 2014 | General Legal

A group of retired National Football League players filed a class action lawsuit this week which alleges that the league illegally supplied them with dangerous narcotics and other painkillers in an effort to keep injured players on the field, which led to serious medical complications down the road. According to the complaint, the NFL obtained […]

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23 04, 2014

Craziest Laws Still on the Books

By Graham Sutliff | April 23, 2014 | General Legal

Laws are supposed to be good for society. They help keep us safe and keep our communities orderly. But there are many laws still on the books today that are weird, ridiculous, or just plain crazy. This post will take a look at some of the most bizarre laws that remain in effect across a […]

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18 04, 2014

Meet the Team: Kelly Byerly

By Graham Sutliff | April 18, 2014 | Our Firm

Today we are continuing our “Meet the Team” blog series with a post introducing Kelly Byerly, our awesome legal secretary here at Sutliff & Stout. Let’s get to know her! Home Town: Corpus Christi, Texas Job Title: Legal Secretary What was your first car? Dodge Nitro What’s your favorite color? Red What’s your favorite food? […]

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