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January 10, 2020

Can Passengers File a Claim?

Typically, we focus on drivers who suffer injuries in car accidents, but what about passengers? Depending on the nature of the accident, passengers can suffer debilitating injuries and may have questions about what to do next. However, if you are injured in a car accident as a passenger, there are many different steps you can take to protect your rights …

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December 19, 2019

Common New Year’s Accidents

New Year’s Eve celebrations will be here before you know it. As 2019 comes to a close, and we ring in the new year, there will undoubtedly be plenty of opportunities to celebrate and surround yourself with loved ones. While the new year marks a fresh start and allows us an opportunity reset, it also comes with inherent dangers. Sadly, …

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December 11, 2019

National Drunk & Drugged Driving Prevention Month

December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention month, allowing us to raise awareness about this critical topic. With the holiday season in full swing, it is no wonder we see an increase in the number of drunk driving accidents and fatalities. The holiday season is festive with holiday parties aplenty, but this comes with inherent risks. If you are …

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November 21, 2019

How to Stay Safe During Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is next week, but we aren’t here to discuss your favorite turkey recipes. Although this holiday is a favorite for many, it is also inherently dangerous. The emergency room may be the last thing on your mind when getting ready for Thanksgiving, but more people end up there than you’d like to think. From car accidents and cooking fires …

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November 7, 2019

What to Know About Workplace Accidents

Depending on your occupation and the industry you work in, getting injured on the job is a real possibility. While many people can’t imagine suffering an injury at work, others know this reality all too well. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), nearly 3 million employees experienced a workplace injury or illness in 2017. Subsequently, a total of …

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October 23, 2019

The Dangers of Tailgating

Tailgating is one of the most common mistakes drivers make. Whenever you get behind the wheel of a car, you have a responsibility to make careful decisions to ensure the safety of you, your passengers, and any other drivers. Unfortunately, even the smallest misstep or distraction can lead to a serious accident. Tailgating is something we are probably all guilty …

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October 9, 2019

Halloween Accidents

Halloween is just around the corner, which means it’s time to stock up on candy, get the pumpkins carved, and make sure everyone’s costume is ready for the spooky holiday. While Halloween may be a favorite holiday for many – young and old alike – it can also be very dangerous. According to statistics compiled over the last several years, …

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September 20, 2019

What to Do After A Rear-End Collision?

There are a seemingly endless number of distractions for drivers on today’s roads. From smartphones to tablets and in-car navigation systems, the last thing many drivers are concerned about is other drivers. As you can imagine, this is a recipe for disaster. There are approximately six million car accidents every single year in the United States, 1.5 million of which …

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September 6, 2019

September 17 is International Patient Safety Day

September 17, 2019, will mark another International Patient Safety Day, a global initiative aimed at raising awareness about patient safety and well-being. International Patient Safety Day (IPSD) hopes to encourage people to stand up for their healthcare rights and safety. Unfortunately, medical errors are the third-leading cause of death in the United States. According to a John Hopkins study, anywhere …

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August 20, 2019

The Importance of Hiring a Bilingual Attorney

Not Every Law Firm Has Bilingual Attorneys Texas is a border state, which means that many people who choose to live here are bilingual. If English isn’t your first language and you find yourself involved in a car accident or other situation where a lawyer may be helpful, it is important you are able to work with a bilingual lawyer. …