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About Dan Christensen

Dan Christensen offers experience and dedication to personal injury clients in Austin, Texas.

Do You Know How To Fight Civil Lawsuit Delay Tactics?

It was a normal evening at a Millburn, New Jersey mall as a Hoboken attorney and his wife returned to their car after shopping. The couple didn’t know that four men were lying in wait for them, and they had no idea that these men would attack and try to steal their car. The resulting struggle left one man dead, and now that man’s widow is on a quest for justice. However, her struggles in civil court might face an unanticipated burden. How To Fight Civil Lawsuit Delay Tactics The widow of the Hoboken attorney slain during this carjacking filed a civil lawsuit against Universal Protection Service (a California-based security company), and Taubman Centers, Inc. (the Michigan-based company that owns the mall where the attack occurred.) She claims that her husband’s death could have been prevented if the mall owners and the security company had provided proper security for the…
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Will A New Litigation Funding Act In Missouri Help Plaintiffs?

Missouri has started its period of bill pre-filing for the 2016 legislative year, and several bills have already been put on the line up to be considered as future Missouri state laws. One bill proposes that the state’s high schools require a standardized test similar to the US immigration test, another suggests new anti-terrorism measures, but one bill could also affect Missourians’ ability to seek out justice in civil court. Will New Litigation Funding Act In Missouri Help Plaintiffs? Recently legislation in Colorado put legal funding under extreme restrictions, which has nearly made it impossible for legal funders to help the victims of personal injury accidents. The legislation in that state is just another example of misguided legislation that will do more harm to victims trying to find justice than good, and now new legislation is on the horizon in Missouri. Could this legislation be as devastating as the Colorado…
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Will The Concussion Movie Help Retired NFL Players?

The NFL has a problem with concussions, and their former players are refusing to stay silent. These players have faced massive obstacles trying to overcome the near infinite budget that the NFL has to address legal concerns, and we’ve told you about these players relying on legal funding to help their cases reach a favorable conclusion. Fortunately, these retired titans of the gridiron are getting help from Hollywood, too. Will The Concussion Movie Help Retired NFL Players? In a new movie released on Christmas Day, Will Smith is portraying the forensic neuropathologist Bennet Omalu, who helped prove the dangers of multiple concussions and link those injuries to the NFL. The story depicts the struggle faced by the doctor as he tried to get the sports community to recognize these life-changing injuries. Many advocates hope that this movie will spread the word about chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Are Players Going To…
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