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What Are the Car Wreck Laws in Lake Charles, Louisiana?

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Car accidents happen far more often than most of us care to think about. Every time you leave the house in a motor vehicle, you are at risk of being involved in an accident. While many of these accidents are minor and result in nothing more than a little fender bender, others are far more serious. Regardless of the cause …

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What Are the Car Wreck Laws in Dallas, Texas?

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Most of us think we will never be in a car accident, but unfortunately, quite the opposite is true. In fact, the reality is that you will likely be involved in some type of car accident at some point during your lifetime. Hopefully, this accident will be a minor one, but this isn’t always the case. As more and more …

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Most Common Scooter Injuries When Riding Bird or Lime

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Electric scooters have taken many city streets by storm in recent months, including right here in Dallas. You may have noticed this new wave of motorized scooters on the city streets over the last six months, as companies like Bird and Lime have descended upon the city. While these zippy motorized scooters are undoubtedly a fun mode of transportation, they …

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Most Common Gas and Chemical Explosion Injuries

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There are some jobs out there that are more dangerous than others, no matter which way you look at it. Some of the riskiest jobs in Texas – and America, for that matter – are those that work in the oil and gas, chemical, or electrical industries. This is because individuals in these industries are often exposed to hot liquids, …

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Man Dies Due to E-Cigarette Explosion

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At the end of last month, a Texas man died following an e-cigarette explosion in his home. According to the medical examiner’s report, the e-cigarette exploded, cutting a major artery in his neck. This is now the second known person in the United States to have died as a result of an e-cigarette explosion. In recent years, ‘vaping’ (as it’s …

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What to Do After Suffering a Burn Injury?

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Being involved in an accident of any kind can be a stressful experience, regardless of who was at fault. Among the most devastating injuries a person can sustain are burns. Burn injuries can be the result of many different accidents, from house fires to car accidents and workplace incidents. According to the American Burn Association (ABA), approximately 500,000 Americans are …

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Should You Sue for Personal Injury?

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Personal injury claims are among the most common for many reasons. Not only are there a wide range of accidents that fall under the personal injury (or tort law) umbrella, but these accidents happen all the time throughout the United States. Even though personal injury accidents are common, there are a lot of misconceptions about filing this type of lawsuit. …

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How to Calculate a Personal Injury Settlement

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Injuries happen every single day across America, including right here in Texas. Some of the most common personal injury claims in the Lone Star State include car accidents, slip and fall accidents, dog bites, and defective product cases. However, there are many other accidents and circumstances that can lead to a personal injury settlement. One of the first questions clients …

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Ubers $1 Million Insurance Plan – How Protected Are You?

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Uber, Lyft, and other rideshare companies have completely changed the way we get from point A to point B. And while these rideshare services are often a safer, more practical option, they are not completely free of accidents. In fact, Uber accidents happen more often than many people realize. That being said, Uber has a $1 million insurance policy in …

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$100+ Million Awarded in Texas Truck Accident

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Over the summer a jury in Texas may have set the record for the largest penalty ever awarded in a trucking accident – $101 million. The case involved an oil services company – FTS International – that owns a fleet of trucks that carry various materials required to frack a well. The truck driver, William Acker, ran into the back …