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Chris Mahfouz Joins HYLA Board for 2022-2023

Abraham Watkins Associate, Chris Mahfouz, will join the Board of Directors of the Houston Young Lawyers Association (“HYLA”) for the 2022-2023 bar year. As a part of his Board responsibilities, Mahfouz will also serve as the chair of HYLA’s Signature Events Committee, planning a number of the organization’s yearly events. HYLA is a dynamic young…

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What is the Dram Shop Act?

The words “dram shop” may seem unfamiliar, but understanding the Texas Dram Shop Act is quite simple. A dram shop is just another way of saying an establishment that sells alcohol (bars, taverns, restaurants, etc.). The Texas Dram Shop Act gives people a way to sue bars and other establishments where alcohol is served when…

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Abraham Watkins Leads the Way in Burn Injury Cases

The burn injury lawyers at Abraham Watkins regularly represent industrial workers involved in a catastrophic refinery, chemical plant, and well site fire and explosion cases in which one of the primary injuries sustained are burn injuries. Below are some common facts or features associated with burn injury cases: Typical Causes Burns can be caused by…

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Abraham Watkins Attorney Christopher Mahfouz Secures $7,110,000.00 Verdict for Local Nursing Assistants Injures

A Harris County jury awarded a verdict in the amount of $7,110,000.00 on Thursday afternoon, December 17, 2021, to a local nursing assistant who was injured in 2016 while transferring a bariatric patient from bed to wheelchair at the Courtyards of Pasadena nursing home facility in Pasadena, Texas.  Abraham Watkins attorney Christopher Mahfouz secured the…

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New Year’s Distractions Abound But Must Be Avoided While Driving

Distractions have abounded during the 2021 holiday season, from the rise of the Omicron variant in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to the search for available COVID-19 testing to coping with canceled flights, to news of potential new lockdowns and safety measures, and the ever-continuing questions about when and how things will ever get back to…

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