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How to Protect Yourself from Personal Injury During Lyft and Uber Rides

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Accidents Do Happen in Lyft and Uber Rides Accidents of any kind can carry devastating repercussions, even if you were a passenger in a rideshare service like Uber and Lyft. In fact, new reports indicate rideshare accidents are on the rise. While many of us choose to take Uber or Lyft as a safe alternative to driving ourselves, this doesn’t …

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How to Protect Yourself from Car Wrecks in 2020

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Prepare Yourself for Potential Car Wrecks Resolutions are common with the start of any new year, but most people focus on eating better, going to the gym, and self-improvement. Because car wrecks are so common in Texas and throughout the country, maybe it’s time to take control and protect yourself from accidents and injury in 2020. Accidents happen every single …

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Car Wreck Police Reports in Texas: What You Should Know

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Police Reports are Crucial to Car Wrecks Car accidents happen every single day on city streets, rural roads, and highways across America. Unfortunately, the holidays are more prone to these types of accidents than at any other time of the year. With all the family gatherings, holiday shopping, and company parties taking place during the holiday season, the last thing …

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Why Insurance Companies Take Forever to Resolve Personal Injury Claims

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Insurance Companies Make Resolving Claims Difficult When considering whether filing a personal injury claim is the right move for you, a common question we are asked is how long the case will take to settle. Unfortunately, there is no straightforward answer. One of the main reasons determining how long a case will take is difficult is because of insurance companies. …

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Deadline to File a Personal Injury Lawsuit in Dallas, Texas

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Certain Places Have Different Deadlines for Filing a Lawsuit If you have been injured or involved in a car accident, you may be wondering when your deadline is to file a personal injury lawsuit in Texas. Every state has a different statute of limitations (the deadline to file a lawsuit), which can make the process even more complex. Before you …

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What is a Stowers Demand?

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There are Many Different Types of Personal Injury Cases A Stowers demand is specific to Texas personal injury cases only. The demand is requesting that the insurance company for the at-fault party pay the policy limits available within a set time period. If the insurance company fails to pay the policy limits within that time frame, the insurance company (not …

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Shamieh Law Represents Victims of East Dallas Crane Collapse

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On June 9, 2019, a Texas storm caused a crane to crash into Elan City Lights apartment, killing a 29-year-old resident and injuring many others. Located off of Live Oak Street near Highway 75 and Good-Latimer Expressway, officials were called to the apartment complex at about 2:00 pm that fateful Sunday afternoon. According to the fire department, an adjacent tower …

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E-Cigarette Illnesses Raise Concerns About Safety

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If you’ve been paying attention to the news as of late, you’ve likely heard about the growing safety concerns surrounding e-cigarettes. Numerous individuals, specifically teenagers, have fallen ill after using the popular electronic smoking device, thought to be a safer alternative to traditional cigarettes. All across the nation, people who use e-cigs are coming down with severe lung illness. And …

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DWI Convictions

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On July 15th, 2019, former Dallas City Council member Carolyn Davis was killed in a fatal car accident that also took the life of her 26-year-old daughter, Melissa Davis-Nunn, who died of her injuries the next day. The man suspected of causing this fatal accident is Jonathan Alger Moore, a man with an extensive criminal history. Moore’s first offense was …

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Timeline of Filing Suit for a Personal Injury Claim in Dallas, Texas

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When should I file a personal injury suit? There are many different scenarios that may result in an individual filing a personal injury lawsuit in Texas. If you were injured in a car accident or on someone else’s property, you may want to consider filing a personal injury lawsuit to obtain compensation for your injuries and damages. In many cases, …