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Bump-stock maker sued by mass shooting victims

When one in Austin thinks of a product liability case, he or she might automatically assume that it must involve a product whose defect contributed to a user being harmed. One certainly might not think that having its products perform their intended functions would open up a company to liability. Yet what about cases where an unintended consequence of a products use resulted in injuries to others? 

Preventing sexual harassment in the workplace

One of the most alarming accusations you could face within your company in Texas involves sexual harassment. Here at Wright and Greenhill P.C., we understand the devastating effects that sexual harassment allegations can have on the workplace, and we actively seek truth and justice. According to IntegrityHR, up to one fifth of all men, and up to two thirds of all women, have been the victims of unsolicited sexual behavior at work. Therefore, in order to protect yourself and your employees, it is important to take some proactive steps.

Consumer protection in Texas

Under the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices–Consumer Protection Act, consumers may file claims for false or misleading acts that are unlawful under the DTPA. Deceptive acts prohibited under the statute also include statements and practices made in commercial or trade dealings. The statute lists several specific acts but provides that the list is not comprehensive.

What happens when someone backs out of a real estate contract?

A signed contract to buy a home in Texas is a legal document. It means you and the other person have agreed to certain terms that are legally binding. If either of you decides you no longer want to honor the contract, it may be considered a breach.

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