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If I’m Doing Something Illegal but Get Injured, Can I Still Make a Claim?

Posted on January 8, 2016 Car Accidents
The answer to the question is that it depends, particularly in the case of a pedestrian accident. For instance, if you’re jaywalking because you really didn’t want to go to the crosswalk to get back to the office and a speeding vehicle hits you, the query shifts from “if someone is liable” to “how...
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Can a Court Take Away a Senior Citizen’s License After an Accident?

Posted on January 6, 2016 Car Accidents
As the baby boomers get older, more adult children are asking questions about senior licensing and what types of situations warrant the state revoking licensing privileges. Depending on the circumstances of an accident and the age and health of the driver who caused the accident, the court can, in limited cases, revoke license privileges...
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Can Social Media Be Used to Prove Crime?

Posted on December 22, 2015 Safety
People post everything on social media these days, including their illegal activities. Can social media be used to prove crime? Of course! Recently, a woman in Florida streamed live footage of her drunk driving adventure on Periscope. Needless to say, someone alerted the police to her activities and she was arrested while driving through...
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How People Fake Accidents: Common Schemes and Repercussions

Posted on December 18, 2015 Car Accidents
Some people will do anything to get some extra cash in their pockets, even if they have to cheat to do it. Fake accidents aren’t just morally reprehensible and unethical; they’re illegal. When people fake accidents, they take time, money, and support from people who truly suffer due to legitimate accidents. From staged car...
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Vehicular Homicide Laws and Unborn Children: The Laws of Criminal Liability

Posted on December 16, 2015 Car Accidents
When a person causes a car accident due to negligent behavior and someone dies, the act falls under the category of vehicular homicide. Under Texas law, there are criminal penalties for negligently causing death of another human being. The state defines human beings as any individual who’s alive, including unborn children from the point...
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