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April 12, 2018

How to Avoid a Truck Accident

Trucking is one of the most dangerous industries in America, for numerous reasons. Every year, approximately 4,000 people die in large truck accidents; 17 percent of which are truck occupants, 66 percent are drivers and passengers of cars, and 16 percent are pedestrians, bicyclists, or motorcyclists. The majority of large truck accidents are preventable, often caused by driver distraction or …

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March 22, 2018

5 Common Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents

So, what exactly is a slip and fall accident? Generally, if someone endures tripping or slipping and falling, which results in an injury while they are on the property of someone else is when a slip and fall case is considered in the making. These cases are especially considered when this accident and injury occurred as a result of the …

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March 9, 2018

Who is held accountable in a pedestrian-vehicle accident?

Generally, a person who is walking across the street has the right of way in that they are the more vulnerable one between the vehicle and themselves. In a typical accident involving a vehicle hitting a pedestrian, the driver is assumed to be more at fault. There are, however, exceptions in some cases, where the pedestrian can be fully or …

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February 19, 2018

Who Do I Sue When I Get Hit By a Truck: The Company or the Driver?

Being involved in an accident of any kind is incredibly stressful, especially if you were hit by a semi-truck. More often than not, accidents involving 18-wheelers and large trucks result in serious, life-changing injuries or even death. This is due to the sheer size and volume of these trucks. If you’ve sustained injuries following an accident with a semi-truck, you …

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February 7, 2018

Can I Sue a Drunk Driver for Murder?

Drunk drivers cause serious car accidents every single day in the United States. In many cases, these accidents result in devastating fatalities that forever change the lives of those affected. If you were injured by a drunk driver, chances are you will be able to sue and receive compensation for your injuries and damages. If you lost a loved one …

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January 31, 2018

6 Steps to Choosing the Right Personal Injury Lawyer

Choosing the right personal injury lawyer for your specific case isn’t always easy. If you’ve never hired a lawyer before, this task can be even more intimidating. These days most people take to Google in search of pretty much everything, including a lawyer. While you may be tempted to simply go with the first law firm that pops up in …

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January 9, 2018

What to Do if You’re Involved in a Hit-and-Run

Car accidents happen every single day in America, many of which are minor and have no lasting impact. However, serious, life-changing accidents also occur, such as hit and run accidents. Hit-and-run accidents can be extremely upsetting and stressful, especially if you or someone you love suffered any injuries. Whether you were involved in a hit and run accident as another …

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December 19, 2017

How to Avoid Winter Car Wrecks This Year

Winter is just right around the corner, which means an increase in the number of car accidents we see. While Texas doesn’t see as inclement of weather conditions as some other parts of the country, you never know what Mother Nature has in store and it is therefore important to be prepared. Winter driving conditions can often create hazardous road …

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December 8, 2017

8 Holiday Decorating Safety Tips

The holidays are here, which means it’s time to get those lights up and make sure the tree is perfectly decorated! Seasonal decorations are a great way to get into the holiday spirit and bring joy and cheer to the whole neighborhood. However, when proper safety precautions aren’t taken, homeowners put themselves at risk of injury. According to the U.S. …

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November 30, 2017

The Results of Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is a serious problem in the United States right now. We are seeing an increasing number of accidents taking place due to drivers spending more time checking Facebook and responding to text messages than the road in front of them. While many states have begun to implement texting while driving laws and others aimed at stopping distracted driving, …