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See Over 24,000 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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Are Punitive Damages Available in Personal Injury Cases?

Posted in personal injury on January 19, 2020

One of the main goals of filing a personal injury lawsuit is pursuing compensation for your losses. The compensation you could receive, called damages, may cover tangible and intangible losses such as medical bills, lost wages, property damages, and pain and suffering. A special type of compensation you could receive in addition to these awards…

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What to Do If You Fall in a Store

Posted in Slip & Fall on January 18, 2020

Slip and fall accidents are one of the most common causes of serious injuries in the U.S. Falls, in general, account for about eight million hospital visits each year, while slip and falls alone account for one million. You could slip and fall when you least expect it – such as while grocery or clothes…

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Texas Seat Belt & Booster Seat Laws in 2020

Posted in Car Accidents on January 17, 2020

Obeying Texas’ seat belt and booster seat laws is more than just a legal matter. It can mean life or death if you get into an accident. Children are especially vulnerable to serious personal injuries in auto accidents, making it important to always follow the state’s car seat and booster seat laws. Get the details…

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6 Smart Questions to Ask Your Personal Injury Attorney

Posted in personal injury on January 17, 2020

Your first encounter with a personal injury attorney can be daunting. You might not know what to expect or how to get the most out of your free initial consultation. Asking the right questions can help you understand more about your claim and the possibility of filing a lawsuit in your county. It can also…

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How Common Are Truck Accidents and Crashes?

Posted in truck accidents on January 16, 2020

Truck accidents are often catastrophic for the victims involved. They are some of the most dangerous types of collisions on the road, involving trucks that can weigh more than 80,000 pounds – about 20 times more than the average passenger car. Truck accidents, injuries, and deaths are almost always preventable. Yet every year, thousands of…

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Dos and Don’ts When You Witness an Accident

Posted in Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents, Safety on January 8, 2020

Witnessing a car accident can leave you with a lot of complicated questions. You could be wondering if you could have done more to help the victims or ensure you followed the proper procedures. Consult this quick guide provided by our Dallas personal injury attorneys witness for some dos and don’ts for the scene. •…

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4 Texas Work-Zone Laws Drivers Should Know

Posted in Construction Accidents on December 28, 2019

Work zones are highly dangerous environments for drivers and workers alike. The state relies on roadside construction work to improve its roads, but this is one of the most dangerous jobs in Texas. In 2018, 25,162 work zone traffic accidents in Texas took 161 lives and caused 684 serious injuries. Most people killed (84%) were…

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3 Types of Negligence in Accidents

Posted in Car Accidents on December 27, 2019

Negligence is a word you will hear often during a personal injury accident claim in Texas. In general, negligence refers to a breach of duty of care. Breaching a duty means to fail to meet the expected standards of care. To win a compensatory award in a Texas personal injury claim, you or your lawyer…

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3 Home Fire Safety Prevention Tips for Winter

Posted in Safety on December 27, 2019

Wintertime home structure fires are shockingly common in the U.S. They cause thousands of serious injuries and deaths every year. Fire departments respond to an average of 354,400 house fires per year – the cause of about 11,220 injuries and 2,620 deaths annually. The winter months of December through February account for 30% of all…

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How to Tell If a Truck Driver Is Driving Recklessly?

Posted in truck accidents on December 26, 2019

Truck drivers have a legal duty to drive safely and prudently. They must obey stringent federal laws in terms of truck inspections, cargo loading, braking techniques, rest breaks and more. Breaching any of these rules or regulations, either negligently or intentionally, could cause a deadly truck accident. In 2017, fatal accidents in the U.S. involved…

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