Dog Bite Injury Claims

Dog Bites

2021-07-09Law Office of Robert L. Ward

Dogs can be man's best friend, but they can also be ferocious attackers. If you are the victim of a dog bite, chances are your opinion of canines has been tainted. Dog bites can be excruciating and often require stitches and careful wound cleaning. In some cases, dog bites can become infected, leading to additional procedures or surgeries. Dog bites can also cause obvious scarring, leading to disfigurement. If you have been attacked by a dog, consider suing the liable party. Owners Are Liable in Dog Attacks If you are attacked by a dog and you can locate the owner,... Read The Rest

Texas Auto Accident Laws

Personal Injury Auto Accidents

2021-06-10Law Office of Robert L. Ward

If you were recently injured in a car accident, you may be eligible to receive compensation for your injuries with the help of Attorney Robert L. Ward. Filing an injury claim against the at-fault driver could help you secure damages that will cover medical bills, lost wages, pain, suffering and any other accident-related expenses. No matter how cautious we are while driving, the truth is that we are all at risk of being in a car accident because we share the road with so many reckless and negligent drivers. Due to vehicle defects and road hazards, car accidents can also... Read The Rest

Texas Motorcycle Accident Claims

Motorcycle Accidents

2021-05-12Law Office of Robert L. Ward

Motorcycle accidents are traumatic, debilitating, too often fatal – and most always, preventable. Texas Department of Transportation and other states' Departments of Transportation across the U.S. report more than half of all motorcycle-vs.-car accidents are caused by drivers entering a rider’s right-of-way. Texas motorcycle accident Attorney Rob Ward knows motorcycle crashes can be life-altering, leaving victims severely injured, disabled or dead. Crashes involving motorcycles often cause severe injuries such as traumatic brain injuries, neurological injuries,  neck injuries, and spinal injuries that have lasting effects. In many cases, there is legal recourse for compensation, but you will need to address these issues early on with an... Read The Rest

Learn About Abuse in Nursing Homes

Elder and Nursing Home Abuse

2021-04-07Law Office of Robert L. Ward

Nursing homes are supposed to be places where the elderly are cared for and can live in comfort and peace. Yet many nursing homes hire negligent staff members who don't care about helping their patients. Instead, they may neglect the elderly, leaving them to suffer terrible ailments or abuses. Elder abuse is extremely common, especially in nursing homes. As adults age, they become more likely to experience abuse. The rates of abuse are higher for older individuals living in nursing homes or other care facilities. Types of Nursing Home Abuse Nursing home abuse comes in many different forms. Sometimes, nursing... Read The Rest

Texas' Wrongful Death Statute

Wrongful Death Lawsuits

2021-03-12Law Office of Robert L. Ward

Losing a loved one suddenly in an accident is devastating. No amount of money can compensate for the depth of your loss but you still have the ability to hold the negligent party accountable. If you have lost a loved one because of another's negligence, recklessness, or carelessness, we can help you weather the storm by filing a wrongful death lawsuit. Under Chapter 71 of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code, wrongful death claims can be filed by certain parties if the death is caused by the wrongful act, carelessness, unskillfulness, neglect, or default of another person or corporation.... Read The Rest

Permanent Disability or Severe, Life-threatening Injury

Catastrophic Injuries

2021-02-12Law Office of Robert L. Ward

Catastrophic injuries are those that affect the brain or spinal cord. These injuries normally result in permanent disability or severe, life-threatening injury and lengthy recovery times. If your life has been changed drastically as a result of a catastrophic injury, you need to contact an attorney at our firm to learn more. Specific Catastrophic Injuries Severing of the spinal cord Severe brain damage Bleeding on the brain Limb amputations Paralysis due to spinal cord damage Spinal cord fractures Skull fractures leading to brain damage Brain damage leading to coma Brain damage leading to vegetative state Results of Catastrophic Injuries Catastrophic... Read The Rest

Holiday Season Enforcement Campaign

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

2020-11-09Law Office of Robert L. Ward

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is joining forces with law enforcement nationwide during the Holiday Season Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over high-visibility enforcement campaign, which runs in December of each year. With an increase in holiday parties and festivities, the month of December can be a dangerous time of year for drunk-driving fatalities. In fact, with marijuana use and drugged driving on the rise across the country, it is important to keep watch for all forms of impaired driving. With NHTSA’s support, State and local law enforcement agencies across the nation are stepping-up... Read The Rest