Category Archives: Personal Injury

Our attorneys discuss what a person should do after suffering a personal injury from a car or truck wreck, work accident or incident on an oil rig.

Why is it Important Not to Settle a Case Quickly?

The attorneys at Galloway Jefcoat want to have and maintain a personal relationship with their clients. Watch as John Jefcoat describes a case in which a woman was left with third degree burns after an accident. Having the time to closely work with clients allows for the attorneys at Galloway Jefcoat to produce the best possible outcomes they can for their cases. Video Transcription: Generally a burn injury is gonna require some sort of skin graft. A lady who has third-degree burns on her foot, her employer did not okay her medicals, she did not receive medical care for quite a while. She ended up working, believe it or not for quite an extended time. It was a burn in oil, the oil was not cleaned up. And she actually continued to work in, the employer put cat litter down. And so it she got her foot severely infected and…
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What Is Negligent Security?

Property owners, especially business owners, owe a duty of care to visitors and guests. In some cases, this means that business owners must provide adequate security to protect patrons from theft, assault and other crimes. Sometimes, even inadequate lighting may be grounds for a premises liability claim, if it contributes to an injury. Watch attorney Christopher Castro discuss these facets of premises liability law as he answers the question: what is negligent security? Video Transcription Negligent security deals with the issues of premises liability again. It talks about knowledge and awareness, the expectation that somebody could be harmed in a certain type of situation. So, let’s say like at Christmas time when people are out shopping in malls, it’s not uncommon that there are thieves out there who are preying on these individuals who are walking back and forth to their car and the mall owner or the premises owner…
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How Serious Are Premises Liability Injuries?

Premises liability injuries can be severe and life-changing, and may include brain and spinal cord damage. Some of the most common types of premises liability claims involve slip and fall accidents; these accidents may not seem serious, but as attorney Christopher Castro explains in this video, the impact from a slip or fall can cause catastrophic damage on par with car accident injuries. Video Transcription A serious injury can be sustained in any kind of event. And premises liabilities are no different cases than any others. Certainly, when you fall you can hyperextend knees. Lower back problems. Oftentimes it’s hand or wrist issues, because the person is catching themselves in a tripping incident. Most commonly, are—typically the biomechanics of a tripping incident is that a person is going to fall forward, because that’s the way their body is moving. In a slipping incident, a person is going to fall backwards,…
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