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See Over 24000 Alcohol Involved Texas Crashes in 10 Seconds

Posted in Car Accidents on June 25, 2017

It’s no secret that driving after consuming alcohol is dangerous to yourself and to others around you. Unfortunately, we’ve represented several people in our great state who were harmed by drunk drivers and their lives were changed forever. We hear “Don’t drink and drive” all the time but sometimes when you hear a message so often, you…

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How Effective Are Roadside Inspections of Commercial Trucks

Posted in truck accidents on September 18, 2017

The commercial trucking industry is an enormous, complex system that is imperative to the U.S. economy. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) strives to regulate this industry, enacting rules that companies and drivers must obey to increase the safety of everyone on the roadways. Roadside inspections are one of many strategies in place to…

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How Truck Drivers Cheat On Their Logbooks

Posted in truck accidents on September 11, 2017

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has hundreds of rules in place to improve the safety of the commercial trucking industry. One such rule is that all truck drivers must keep daily logbooks that record duty statuses, operations, and other information. Section 395.8 requires electronic logging devices (ELDs) in most commercial trucks. It is…

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Truck Accidents and Roadway Lighting

Posted in truck accidents on September 4, 2017

Roadway lighting plays a large role in driver safety. Adequate road lighting makes it easier for drivers to identify signs, other vehicles, and hazards. Though proper lighting is crucial for all drives, it’s particularly important for those manning big rigs. Commercial truck drivers depend on streetlights to guide them down urban and rural roads and…

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Tips for Avoiding Wrecks with 18Wheelers in Dallas

Posted in truck accidents on August 29, 2017

Commercial motor vehicles and big rigs are a part of our everyday lives. We may see them on our daily work commute or on family trips. These vehicles provide a valuable service to us all, transporting goods and driving our local economy. We all know, however, that these vehicles can also be dangerous. Fortunately, there…

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Does Increased Competition in the Trucking Industry Affect Safety

Posted in truck accidents on August 19, 2017

The trucking industry is becoming an increasingly competitive place to work. The North American Free Trade Agreement has created more opportunities for truckers throughout North America, and deregulation in interstate trucking has created competition in pricing and deadlines. On some level, competition is essential in a market economy. As it relates to the trucking industry,…

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How Can Commercial Truck Drivers Limit Distracted Driving

Posted in truck accidents on August 2, 2017

Distracted driving plays a major role in car accidents, which is why most states have a ban on texting while driving. Some states go further than others – in fact, in some states even talking on the phone is prohibited. Minimizing distractions is essential to maintaining our safety, as thousands incur injury from distracted driving…

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Summer Camp Injuries and Illness Who is Responsible

Posted in liability on July 20, 2017

Summer is here, and kids are celebrating the end of the school year and packing up for camp. New friends, outdoor activities, and time spent away from home to encourage independence are among the many benefits of a summer at camp. Nationwide, there are 7,000 overnight camps and about 5,000 day camps in the U.S.,…

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What is Wrongful Birth

Posted in medical malpractice on July 13, 2017

Reproductive rights have become a contentious issue in the United States. Many believe it is and essential right a woman to determine when, under what circumstances, and how often she will give birth in her lifetime. There is a viewpoint promoted by some religious groups that every conception should be treated as a human life…

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What Does a School Liability Waiver Actually Do

Posted in School Safety on July 6, 2017

If you are a parent of a school-age child, you probably sign many, many permission slips. If you don’t, your child will be left at school, sitting alone in a near-empty classroom, missing out on all the fun of a class field trip or other off-campus activity or unable to participate in an after-school sport…

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