Vicarious Liability

What is Vicarious Liability?

Vicarious Liability in Injury Cases. Vicarious liability is a legal doctrine that holds a person responsible for the actions of another person. Vicarious liability means that Person A can be held legally responsible for the harm caused by Person B’s negligent actions – even though Person A did not directly cause that harm. It is … Read more

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How does the Thin Skull Rule impact liability in an accident?

Pre-existing Conditions & Accident Liability in Texas. The “Thin Skull Rule,” a significant yet often overlooked principle in personal injury law, plays a crucial role in cases involving plaintiffs with pre-existing vulnerabilities. Rooted in the basic idea of taking victims as they are found, this rule impacts how personal injury cases are approached and resolved, … Read more

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How Much Can You Sue a School for Negligence?

Can You Sue a School in Texas? Many concerned parents often believe that if their child is injured in a school setting, the school would be held liable for the injury. However, in Texas, this is not usually possible unless the injury has occurred in a school bus accident. Nevertheless, there are exceptions to the … Read more

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Can you Sue Someone for Loss of Enjoyment of Life?

Loss of Enjoyment of Life Claims. When people think about personal injury claims, they often focus on physical injuries, medical expenses, and lost wages. However, there is another aspect of personal injury that is just as important but often overlooked – the loss of enjoyment of life. Loss of enjoyment of life refers to the … Read more

Reasonable Person Standard

Reasonable Person Standard in Negligence Cases

The Reasonable Person Standard: Measuring  Negligence. In the realm of law, the reasonable person standard holds a pivotal role in determining negligence. It is a concept that allows for an objective assessment of a person’s actions or behavior in a given situation. Understanding this standard is crucial for both legal professionals and individuals seeking justice … Read more

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Letter of Protection in Texas – Explained

Letter of Protection in Texas Injury Claims Personal injury cases can be a challenging experience, both financially and emotionally. Medical treatment can be costly, and insurance companies can be difficult to deal with. For those without health insurance, the financial burden can be overwhelming. However, an option available can help alleviate some of these stresses: … Read more

Breach of Duty of Care

Breach of Duty in Injury Claims

What is a Breach of Duty? When a person or entity fails to act in accordance with their obligations, they may be found guilty of breach of duty. This type of misconduct can be considered a civil wrong or criminal offense, depending on the situation. In this post, we’ll explain what constitutes a breach of … Read more

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How to Deal with Ambulance Chasers

Texas Ambulance Chasers And How to Avoid Them. Seeking legal counsel is an important decision and should not be taken lightly. Unfortunately, some unscrupulous attorneys try to take advantage of unsuspecting victims by engaging in unlawful practices known as ‘barratry’. Barratry is more commonly known as ambulance chasing – the act of illegally soliciting clients … Read more

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What is a Settlement Mill Law Firm?

The Case Against Settlement Mills. Stanford Law School professor Nora Engstrom published in the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics indicating that ten characteristics may indicate a law firm is a settlement mill. It’s important to understand how to identify one. When determining if a law firm might be a settlement mill, consider the following four … Read more

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Top Misconceptions About Working With a Personal Injury Lawyer

Personal injury cases can be complex and overwhelming, especially if you’re the injured party and dealing with medical bills, lost wages, and other damages. People sometimes hesitate to work with a personal injury lawyer due to various misconceptions they may have. Read on to see the top misconceptions about working with a personal injury attorney, … Read more

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7 Reasons to Seek Compensation After An Injury

At Genthe Law Firm, we understand that being injured in an accident can be an incredibly difficult time. Not only do you have to deal with pain and suffering, but you may also face mounting medical bills and lost wages. That is why we believe it is important to seek compensation after being injured in … Read more

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Are You Suffering From a Bulging Disc?

Have you experienced an accident and are now living with a bulging disc? This medical issue is serious, often resulting in persistent pain or even permanent nerve damage. Genthe Law Firm treats this topic thoroughly and can help you understand the severity of this injury and gain compensation. Let’s explore what exactly a bulging disc … Read more

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Signs It’s Time to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

Being involved in a personal injury case can be an overwhelming experience, and many people don’t know when they should hire a lawyer to help them. Although the circumstances of an accident may vary, there are always certain signs indicating it’s time to seek legal advice from an experienced personal injury lawyer. At Genthe Law … Read more

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Commonly Asked Questions About Personal Injury

Your Personal Injury Questions Answered With the holiday season in full swing and more people on the roads and in public places, we believe it’s an important time to answer some commonly asked questions about personal injury. While personal injury can encompass many practice areas, such as car accidents, dog bites, and slip and fall, … Read more

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