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I Got in a Rental Car Accident. Now What?

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The last thing on your mind when vacationing or on a business trip is being in a car accident, but unfortunately, it happens. Often, these accidents occur with rental cars, adding an extra layer of complication. Whether you are a novice when it comes to renting a car, or this is something you do all the time, getting in an …

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Thanksgiving Traffic Accidents

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Thanksgiving is traditionally one of the most widely celebrated holidays of the year. And while this holiday season may look a little different, and family gatherings may be smaller, the same risks will be there. Unfortunately, Thanksgiving is considered one of the deadliest holidays in the United States, especially in traffic accidents. Not only do more people travel for Thanksgiving, …

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Pedestrian Accidents and Daylight Saving Time

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Daylight Saving Time is coming to an end shortly on November 1st. Although there is some controversy surrounding the benefits of falling back and springing forward, every state in the U.S. observes Daylight Saving Time except for Hawaii and Arizona. According to a recent 2019 article, Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas are proposing year-round standard time. Regardless of which side you …

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Common Halloween Accidents to Avoid

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Halloween is just around the corner, marking many Americans’ favorite holiday. Although things may look a little differently this year, it’s crucial to understand the possible dangers associated with this spooky holiday, including Halloween accidents and dangers of the pandemic. Whether you are someone who thinks about and prepares their costume all year long or one of those people that …

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Product Defect Claims: What You Should Know

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As a consumer, you assume the products you are buying are safe. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. According to research from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, defective products contribute to 29.4 million injuries every year. An additional 21,400 people die each year because of unsafe products. It is important to understand that defective product cases can range, …

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What You Should Know About Construction Accidents

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Construction accidents are amongst the most dangerous and deadly in the United States. There are many different branches under the construction umbrella, some of which are more dangerous than others. Unfortunately, construction accidents kill and injure thousands every single year in America. The construction industry is hazardous, and when construction sites do not follow proper safety protocols, it can lead …

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Understanding Texas’ Click It or Ticket Laws

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Texas leads the nation for the number of fatal traffic accidents, an honor that is nothing to brag about in the state. Given the high number of deadly car accidents in the Lone Star State, it should come as no surprise that numerous laws have been put in place over the years to protect motorists. One such law emerged in …

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Avoiding Disaster Over Labor Day Weekend

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Labor Day weekend is finally here, marking the end of summer and the start of fall throughout the United States. The three-day holiday weekend is the last hurrah before school and other early fall and winter activities. Although this year looks quite different thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, Labor Day is still a favorite holiday for many Americans. Despite growing …

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The Growing Number of Commercial Trucks

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A drive around the Dallas-Fort Worth area will quickly tell you that large trucks are everywhere. In recent years, we have seen an increase in the number of commercial vehicles on the highways, interstates, and city streets. Trucking remains the number one industry in America. Although the trucking industry has faced a shortage of qualified drivers in recent years, it …

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What You Should Know About Wrongful Death Claims

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Wrongful death claims are considered some of the most challenging and complex cases. These cases are tough to navigate for many reasons, from the emotional trauma that comes with unexpectedly losing a loved one to the insurance companies. If another person’s negligence or misaction directly caused the death of someone close to you, you may be wondering what your options …