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  • Attorney Chad Newman Selected as 2018 Texas Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ Member

    Ever since earning his license to practice in 2009, Attorney Chad F. Newman has been considered a lawyer-to-watch by his peers. He has proven to be an invaluable team member of Erskine & McMahon, LLP, where he regularly plays an integral role in high-stakes and complex personal injury claims we manage for our clients. The efforts and talents of Attorney Newman have not gone unnoticed, either. ...
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  • Attorney Mark McMahon Selected as Texas Super Lawyers® 2018 Member

    Attorney Mark P. McMahon of Erskine & McMahon, LLP is known throughout Texas and beyond as a Longview personal injury lawyer that takes each case and claim to heart. Clients who come to our law firm know they can find an earnest and dedicated legal advocate in Attorney McMahon when they need help more than ever. Thanks to his commitment to excellence and intricate legal knowledge, he has been able ...
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  • Attorney Blake Erskine of Erskine & McMahon, LLP Named 2018 Super Lawyers® Member

    Attorney Blake C. Erskine of Erskine & McMahon, LLP in Longview, Texas has a reputation throughout the state for being focused on providing legal excellence to people in need. Attorney Erskine’s extensive career has been decorated with numerous awards and memberships for being a trustworthy and skilled personal injury attorney. Most recently, he was selected to the 2018 Texas Super Lawyers® list ...
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  • Erskine & McMahon, LLP Represents Family of 2-Year Old Killed in I-20 Accident

    Erskine & McMahon, LLP and our team of Longview injury and wrongful death attorneys were recently contacted by a grieving family who lost their two-year-old child in a motor vehicle accident last week. We have been hired to act as their legal counsel and representation for their claims in pursuit of compensation, justice, and peace of mind. While we are always heartbroken to hear of a family who ...
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  • Common Habits of the Average Driver That Can Cause Car Accidents

    Operating a motor vehicle safely and avoiding car accidents requires constant attention and carefulness. But, as pretty much anyone will admit, it is easy to pick up a bad driving habit that can increase the likelihood of getting into a collision. Even more frustrating is how hard it can be to put bad habits down. Knowing about those habits, some of which you might have done yourself without ...
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  • Can I Sue My Doctor for Overprescribing Opioids?

    When you suffer a painful injury or illness it’s very likely your doctor will prescribe opioids, a category of pain medicines. Unfortunately, opioids can be extremely addictive and can sometimes cause more harm than good. If your doctor overprescribed pain meds, resulting in a serious injury or the death of a loved one, you may have a medical malpractice claim. Medical professionals understand how ...
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  • Can Brain Injuries Be Caused by Chemical Exposure?

    Brain injuries can be a severe problem for a number of reasons, the biggest of which is science is still not completely clear on how the brain works. For all points and purposes, the brain is the command center of the body, telling muscles when and how to move, organs how to function, allowing you to respond to outside stimuli, and so on. When people sustain a brain injury, however, doctors may ...
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  • How Fatigue Can Lead to Workplace Injuries

    Being tired at work is tough. Many of us have been there, nearly dozing off in the middle of a task, or sitting at a desk. Not only is being fatigued at work straight-up torturous, but it is also unsafe. In fact, employers are developing a greater awareness of the risks associated with being fatigued on the job, especially when performing jobs that require one’s full attention and alertness. What ...
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  • 6 Tips for a Preventing Workplace Injuries

    In a work setting, maintaining a safe and clean workplace is crucial to preventing injuries as well as improving the morale of employees. Not only is this beneficial for employees, but it can also help an employer avoid potential fines for failing to be in compliance with certain rules and regulations intended to protect the wellbeing of workers. Safety is important for both traditional office ...
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  • Differences Between the Average Car Accident & Truck Accident

    Trucking accidents are noticeably dissimilar from car accidents in most cases, and for more reasons than just one vehicle is incredibly larger than the other. The differences are not cosmetic, either, but can actually considerably change how any resulting personal injury claims or lawsuits will be managed. In order to improve your chances of winning fair and maximized compensation in a truck ...
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  • Be Aware of Swimming Pool Dangers to Prevent Pool Accidents This Summer

    Everyone wants to beat the heat now that the summer is once again in full swing. For many families in Longview, Texas, and the rest of the country, staying cool means staying in the pool. Before you and your loved ones grab a towel and go for a dip, make certain you have done all you can to help prevent swimming pool accidents. As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns, more ...
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  • Who's Liable If I'm Injured in a Ridesharing Accident?

    Ridesharing is the practice of using technology to hire a one-time, shared car rides on short notice. The most popular ridesharing services are Uber and Lyft, two companies competing for the same customers. Few people expect to get into a car accident when taking an Uber or Lyft to their next destination. However, accidents do happen. That is why these two companies, in particular, have opted for ...
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  • What Not to Say After a Car Wreck

    Your parents may have told you to say “sorry” after breaking something or hurting someone’s feelings. People are largely polite when it comes to also saying “please” and “thank you” in public. While this evidence of politeness is largely a good thing, it can be terrible for you after a car accident . Collisions can be jarring, frightening, and disorienting. You may not know who exactly was at ...
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  • Do I Need to Pay Taxes on my Settlement?

    We are occasionally approached by clients who are unsure whether or not they will be required to pay taxes on the funds they receive from their verdict or settlement. It may be thrilling to win a personal injury case, but the sudden thought of a large tax burden can really toss a wet blanket on your happiness. Fortunately, for those people, there is some good news: most types of damages you may ...
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  • Common Injuries

    Have You Been Injured in an Accident? At Erskine & McMahon LLP, we know how mentally and physically painful car accidents can be. Motor vehicle accidents are one of the leading sources of injury in the United States, causing almost 10% of all injury-related visits to the emergency room, according to Dignity Health . If you were in an accident, you’ve likely suffered some type of injury. If so, we ...
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