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William Henry Stout

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  • My 4 year old nephew got into an unsecured pool area and drowned in apartment complex pool, can we sue the complex ?

    The pool area had a wire around the gate however it wasn't secure so that a child could not get through.

    William’s Answer

    I am sorry to learn of your family's loss. With respect to whether the family has a claim, the answer is most likely. You and the family should call a lawyer quickly to help document the scene and advise you all on your legal rights and claims.

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  • Is it too late to file suite? Daughter fell from a 45º staircase that opens into the ceiling of a very well known restaurant.

    Owner of restaurant has acknowledge the incident and in an email he asked me to contact him directly to work out. I have sent out a demand letter giving him 2 weeks to respond. Incident happened Nov. 25, 2011. I live in Austin, Daughter lives i...

    William’s Answer

    Your daughter should contact a lawyer as soon as possible to discuss the details of what occurred.

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  • My daughter broke her arm in daycare .Is the daycare responsible financially?

    The child to teacher ratio is way off and I seriously question the supervision.

    William’s Answer

    Depends on what occurred. We have a lot of articles on this subject on our website.

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  • I need a personal injury attorney in spring tx area

    I was involved in a rear end collision with my sister about 3 weeks ago and since then I have been in physical therapy for over 2 weeks going on 3rd week. Allstate is the insurance company for the responsible party and we settled on vehicle damag...

    William’s Answer

    There are many well qualified lawyer in the Woodlands and in Houston. You should call a few and see who you think would be the best for your case. In the meantime, I suggest you not speak with the insurance company any more..

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  • How do i go about my injury claim

    I was hit from behind on the 16th of this month with my 7 months old son. My son is okay, but i am having serious back and neck pain. That day there were two vehicle in front of me that stopped because of the traffic light, but the guy behind me r...

    William’s Answer

    I suggest you see what your doctor has to say. If you have extensive injuries or will require a lot of treatment, you would probably be best served to hire a lawyer.

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  • I live on 2 nd story. Porch broke and I fell through. I went to doctor two days later. Should I sue? Do I have a case?

    I rent and I've fallen down instairs before cause there was no slip resistant pads as well as friends. The porch was not sercured properly. I have lots of pics plus witnesses.

    William’s Answer

    You should contact a lawyer to discuss the facts of your case and review your lease agreement.

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  • Is other party's insurance company required to pay "replacement value" or only pay "actual cash value"?

    Auto accident.... My vehicle totaled..... Other party 100% at fault.

    William’s Answer

    Typically, the at fault party's insurance company will only pay fair market value of the vehicle. The amount is negotiable. You should look at Kelly Blue book to see the value it uses for your vehicle. Also, if you made any modifications to your vehicle you should include the value of the same.

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  • I am in a family ice cream manufacturing business. We have a ice cream recipe. If I leave with it will I get in trouble legally?

    I have been making the ice cream for 30 years and have never had to sign any document stating that I cannot leave with the recipe. Now I want to leave and start my own manufacturing business with it,

    William’s Answer

    This would like be considered theft of a trade secret.

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  • Is it legal in Texas for when I go to a chiropractor they told me I need an attorney and told me to go to a specific one?

    I was injured in an auto accident and went to a chiropractor. That chiropractor told me about an attorney and that I should go to that office because I needed an attorney.

    William’s Answer

    This type of referral is not appropriate and you should not listen to such person's advice. It would be helpful to know the name of the chiropractor and the attorney.

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  • I WAS HIT BY A 18 WHEELER GOING 70MPH IN TRAFFIC,

    I WAS HIT BY A 18 WHEELER GOING 70MPH IN TRAFFIC, HE VIOLATED MY LANE AS I WAS SITTING AND ALSO HIT TWO OTHER CARS. THE TRUCKING COMPANY'S POLICY IS WORTH 2 MILLION. MY INJURIES ARE LOWER BACK PROBLEMS AS WELL AS UPPER NECK, AND A FRACTURED BONE I...

    William’s Answer

    If you asking what your case is worth, we will need more information.

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