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How Long Do I Have to File a Car Accident Lawsuit in Texas?

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If you have been involved in a car accident in Texas, one of the first things you may be wondering is how long you have to file a lawsuit. While certainly not all car accidents lead to a lawsuit, many do. With this in mind, it is important to be prepared and make sure you understand your rights, should you …

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What NOT To Do After A Car Accident

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Being involved in a car accident of any kind can be a very scary and overwhelming experience. Regardless of whether it was a minor fender bender or a more serious collision, it is important that you know what to do, and what NOT to do. Many people do not realize this, but your actions immediately following a car accident can …

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Dallas Police Investigating Deadly Hit-and-Run-Accident

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Dallas police continue to investigate a mid-August deadly hit-and-run accident near DuPont Drive in Oak Cliff. According to the accident report, shortly before 10:30 pm on August 11 officers found a body in the eastbound lanes of Ledbetter Drive. Investigators on the scene determined the victim had been struck by not one, but two vehicles, neither of which stopped. The …

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Construction Accidents – Which States are the Worst?

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The construction industry is inherently dangerous, but some states are worse than others for workers. In fact, the construction industry is the single most dangerous industry in the United States. Some of the top states for injuries and accidents within the construction industry are North Dakota (leading the pack), Wyoming, West Virginia, Alaska, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas. Why are …

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Truck Accidents – Which States are The Worst

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Highways are becoming increasingly dangerous, especially in Texas and Louisiana. With more than 1,000 people moving to Texas per day, it is no wonder accidents take place at an alarming rate. You may also have noticed an increase in the number of large trucks that are on Texas and Louisiana highways in recent years. Unfortunately, these vehicles are often involved …

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Motorcycle Accidents–Which States are the Worst?

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It should come as no surprise that motorcycle accidents happen at an alarming rate, especially during the busy summer season. In many cases, motorcycle accidents result in serious injuries or fatalities. This is why it is so important to take all the necessary safety precautions and even refresher classes on how to ride from time to time. No matter how …

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Car Accidents – Which States Are the Very Worst?

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The good news is that the number of fatal car accidents in the United States has declined over the last decade (by about 10,000), but traffic accidents are still a very serious problem. With more and more drivers texting and talking on their phones while behind the wheel, we expect to see these numbers once again rise. Some states have …

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Has a Personal Injury Attorney Denied Taking Your Case And Left You Wondering Why?

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Some personal injury attorneys only take a limited number of cases due to the type of contracts they enter into with clients. Almost all injury attorneys require clients to sign a contingency fee contract. A contingency fee contract is a contract where the lawyer only gets paid if he/she wins. This is great for a potential client because no money …

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So You Got Into a Lyft Accident? Here’s What Happens Next

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Accidents happen, regardless of whether you are driving your own vehicle or using a rideshare service such as Lyft. When you get into a Lyft or Uber, chances are you don’t think about what will happen in the event of an accident, right? There are many different possibilities and horror stories of people being left to fend for themselves, but a …

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Texas Leads Nation in Child Hot Car Deaths

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It’s July – and it’s hot in Texas and throughout the rest of the country. On average, 37 kids die as a result of being left in a hot car. Last year, 43 children died in hot cars in the U.S. This number comes despite efforts from numerous child-safety advocacy groups, hospital education programs, product developers, and disturbing media coverage. …