Category Archives: Civil Claims

Shoplifting: The “Shopkeeper’s Privilege” in Texas and Civil Personal Injury Claims

The retail industry in the United States has yet to solve its growing problem of “retail shrink,” which is defined as “the difference between the amount of merchandise (or inventory) that the retail company owns on its books, and the results of a physical count of the merchandise.”  In 2019, $49 Billion was lost in…


Sexual Harassment: Sexual Assault Personal Injury Claims in Texas

Sexual harassment is illegal under both federal and state law. It is widely prohibited under the premise that an individual has the basic legal right to go to work without having to face harassment.  In some instances, sexual harassment can form the basis of a civil damages lawsuit based upon Texas injury law that is…


Child Abuse Crimes, Civil Claims, and Homeowner’s Insurance

In some Texas child sex abuse cases, the circumstances may provide for homeowner’s insurance coverage of resulting civil personal injury damage claims. In Texas, according to the Children’s Advocacy Centers of Texas, statistics show that 1 in 10 of the children residing in our state will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday.  Of course,…