Workers Compensation vs Personal Injury Claim: What You Need To Know 

Workers Compensation Accident Injury Concept

There are a lot of great things we’ve inherited from Europe. From English Common Law to music, to architecture, and more. Another important inheritance from across the pond is the concept of workers’ compensation. Today, people injured on the job have many more protections than workers did in the early 1900s. For many people, an […]

Finding a Lawyer After a Car Accident, Why It Matters 

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Texas is a big state and this means that within its borders there are plenty of roads, highways, backways, and streets. In the year 2017, one person was injured every 2 minutes and 4 seconds in Texas. Every 59 seconds, there was one reportable crash. Getting in a fender bender is one thing, but once […]

U.S. Child Support Laws and How They Have Changed Through the Years 

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Country demographics have changed considerably in the last 100 years. Child support laws began in some form or another around 1950. In the mid-seventies, the divorce rate was about 20%. It was around the same time that no-fault divorce laws were established in many states. This meant that divorce could happen by mutual consent. And […]

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Adopting

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Adoption is a beautiful and magical gift. It turns women into mothers and men into fathers.   Other than a natural pregnancy, nothing else can do that. So, it’s truly magical.   Sentiment and poetry aside, if you’re seriously considering adoption, it’s not something you should enter into lightly or on a whim. Bringing a […]

Hurt On The Job? Learn Your Worker’s Comp Rights!

In the ever-accelerated world of the 21st century, jobs are demanding record levels of output and production. In almost every level of the economy, there’s a push for more results that often leads to injury. Laborers, truck drivers, and nursery assistants represent some of the most injuries and illnesses in the U.S, but there is […]

Child Support Law In Texas

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In the unfortunate situation that someone needs child support, it can be helpful to know the basics of the law. Child support may be needed after a divorce or when two parents split in a non-married relationship. Each state has different laws, so it’s important to know what the laws in Texas are specifically. In […]

Types of Deceptive Trade Practices

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Recently, the multinational pharmaceutical megacorp Johnson and Johnson was forced to pay over half a billion dollars for its role in the opioid crisis. Among the evidence was the fact Johnson and Johnson misled doctors and consumers by stating its opioid-based drugs were not addictive, which exacerbated the crisis significantly. This is a great example […]

How Driverless Vehicles May Affect Accident Law

With autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles on the rise, it can be jarring to know that a set of sensors and algorithms, rather than human thought, may be controlling some of the cars around you. Dozens of states have enacted some form of legislation related to autonomous vehicles, including Texas, and vehicle testing has started in […]

What Are the Child Support Laws in Texas?

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  Getting a divorce is never easy, and it can be even more complicated when a child is involved. You and your partner will need to discuss many important things, such as division of property, custody, and finances, including child support. At Quinonez Law Firm, we offer child support litigation that can help you and […]

When Do I Need a Lawyer Following a Car Accident?

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You got in a car accident. You followed the instructions you’ve always been advised: call the cops, gather the other driver’s information, and file a claim with your insurance provider. That’s it. Everything is settled! In a perfect scenario that would be the case. However, in the complicated, messy, and often unjust world we live […]