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National News Outlets Report On Camp Lejeune Claims

By Gilde Law Firm |

It is now no secret that veterans and their family members who lived at Camp LeJeune between the years 1953-1987 were exposed to contaminated water. The contaminated water was used by veterans and their families stationed at Camp LeJeune every day in baths, for drinking, washing up, and for everything else during that period…. Read More »

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I Was Sexually Assaulted At A Houston Hotel As A Guest. Do I Have A Claim Under Title VII “Sexual Harassment” Laws? Workplace Sexual Harassment Claims Vs. Civil Sexual Assault Claims In Houston

By Gilde Law Firm |

Most people in Houston and in the United States are likely familiar with the concept of workplace “sexual harassment.” We see it on T.V. and in movies, in required human resources videos, and it crops up in company handbooks and on staff room posters. Most people are also likely familiar with the concept of… Read More »

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A Dangerous Roll Of The Dice: Sexual Assault Statistics And Houston Sexual Assault Premises Liability Cases

By Gilde Law Firm |

Assume this hypothetical: a woman checks into a hotel. Her room is not yet ready, so she decides to sit at the hotel bar for a drink. A man sits a few seats away and spots her. He offers to buy her a drink. The woman declines the drink from the man, but decides… Read More »

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Is My 18-Wheeler Trucking Accident A “David And Goliath” Case? Bringing 18-Wheeler Truck Accident Lawsuits Against Large Companies In Houston

By Gilde Law Firm |

A motor vehicle accident of any kind is a scary experience for anyone. Whether an accident on the road is a massive crash or a tiny fender-bender, the experience ranges from stressful to deadly and terrifying, and the consequences range from a few minutes of delays and insurance paperwork to actual perilous death. Sometimes… Read More »

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Legislation On Legislation: Flood Of Camp LeJeune Water Contamination Claims Prompts Fee Cap Bills; What To Know About Attorneys’ Fees In Camp LeJeune Claims

By Gilde Law Firm |

It is now very well-known that the United States Government owes veterans and their family members significant payouts for injuries related to toxic water exposure at Camp LeJeune. From the years 1953 to 1987, the United States Government exposed veterans and their family members to toxic water contaminated with dangerous chemicals in drinking water,… Read More »

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Jury Awards Hotel Sexual Assault Premises Liability Victim $177 million For 2016 Sexual Assault By Hotel Security Guard

By Gilde Law Firm |

When we check into a hotel or motel for the night, we think we are checking into a safe space where we can relax and rest, sheltered from the dangers of the outside world. Whether a gorgeous five-star resort or a somewhat shabby roadside spot, the places we choose to stop and rest give… Read More »

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H-E-B 18-Wheeler Clips RV Resulting In Fiery Truck Accident On Texas Highway

By Gilde Law Firm |

There is no doubt that 18-wheeler trucks make up the backbone of America’s logistical force. Semi-trailer trucks with large refrigeration units carry our staple foods to grocery stores, mail carrier semi-trucks haul huge containers of our mail and packages, and flatbeds haul building materials, parts, and even logs intra and interstate for use in… Read More »

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Justice For Houston Sexual Assault Victims: Legal Options For Houston Sexual Assault Survivors Under Texas Criminal And Civil Laws

By Gilde Law Firm |

Sexual assault is one of the most serious and heinous acts that a person can commit against another person. The violation of one person’s body by another, by acts of intentional and unwanted sexual physical touch, is something that we hold as unacceptable, unjust, and unforgivable. However, the truth is that sexual assaults happen… Read More »

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Defining A Sexual Assault: Sexual Assault In Houston Premises Liability Claims

By Gilde Law Firm |

Sexual assault is a very serious crime in Texas and throughout the United States. The forcible penetration of a person in a sexual manner that is unwanted and sometimes violent is one of the worst crimes that a person can commit against another. However, sexual assaults are not unheard of in Texas and throughout… Read More »

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I Got Cancer From Camp LeJeune Toxic Water. What Are My Next Steps?

By Gilde Law Firm |

Since the passage of the Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxins Act of 2022, known as the PACT Act of 2022, and the Camp Lejeune Justice Act, thousands of veterans and their family members from all over the country have submitted claims in order to get compensation for damages related to cancer and… Read More »

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