24 06, 2014

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

By Graham Sutliff | June 24, 2014 | 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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30 05, 2014

Summer Safety Tips

By Graham Sutliff | May 30, 2014 | General Legal

With Memorial Day behind us and temperatures heating up, summer is right around the corner. Here are some summer safety tips to help you and your family avoid injuries during everyone’s favorite season. Talk to your children about safety. Now that most Houston schools have held their last day of classes, it’s the perfect time […]

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27 05, 2014

Who is Liable for Nursing Home Abuse?

By Graham Sutliff | May 27, 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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7 05, 2014

All About Depositions in Personal Injury Cases

By Graham Sutliff | May 7, 2014 | 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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1 05, 2014

Getting Compensation From A Trucking Company

By Graham Sutliff | May 1, 2014 | Truck Accidents

The expenses associated with truck accidents can be large. Trying to get money to cover it all is painstakingly difficult. The insurance adjuster employed by the truck drivers’ insurance carrier will most likely give you a low-ball in the hopes of having you release them of further liability, sense truck accident claims are usually worth […]

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29 04, 2014

Five Myths About Personal Injury Law

By Graham Sutliff | April 29, 2014 | 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 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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15 04, 2014

What is the Statute of Limitations in Texas?

By Graham Sutliff | April 15, 2014 | FAQs

Many of our clients have questions about how the relevant statutes of limitations might affect their case. A statute of limitations is a law that prevents people from bringing a lawsuit after a certain amount of time has passed. If the statute of limitations applicable to one of your claims has run, you might be […]

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