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What Are the Dangers of Distracted Walking?

Posted on February 19, 2018 Pedestrian Accidents
Most people are aware of the dangers of distracted driving. However, walking while distracted can be just as dangerous at the wrong time or place. In Dallas, the personal injury attorneys of Aaron A. Herbert, P.C., want to help you avoid accident and injury by making you aware of the dangers of distracted walking....
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What Are the Right-of-Way Laws in Texas?

Posted on November 29, 2016 Car Accidents
The rules of the road enable drivers to anticipate the actions of others. Quite often, drivers must yield to other drivers or pedestrians before moving. The phrase “right of way” describes how you determine when to yield to another driver or pedestrian or when that other driver or pedestrian must yield to you. Right-of-way...
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If a Jaywalker Is Hit by a Car, Who’s at Fault?

Posted on July 21, 2016 Car Accidents
When we think of accidents involving pedestrians and fault, we often assume that the motorist is at fault. In driver’s education courses, we’re often taught that pedestrians have the right of way. In certain situations, however, pedestrians can be liable for accidents, either partially or wholly. How Do We Determine Fault? Imagine witnessing an...
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College Campus Accident Claims: Are They Different?

Posted on January 15, 2016 Car Accidents
Lawsuits for accidents that occur at colleges can be very different from those at other establishments, depending on the circumstances. There are many considerations that determine how a lawsuit stemming from a campus accident will proceed; however, you do still have legal options if and when you pursue a claim. Holding Public Schools Liable...
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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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