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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 …

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Shamieh Law Represents Family of Murdered Dollar General Employee

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With locations in 45 states, Dollar General stores are common throughout Texas and the rest of the United States. There are more than 16,360 storefronts, but worker safety issues plague many of them, including right here in Dallas. In May 2018, a young mother was killed during a robbery while working at the Dollar General at 4807 Sunnyvale St. The …

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Class-Action Lawsuits and COVID-19

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As the coronavirus continues to surge across the United States, we are witnessing a growing number of class-action lawsuits related to COVID-19 cases. In fact, class-action claims are making headlines as businesses grapple with this new area of litigation. From lawsuits over mask mandates to teachers taking on the state over reopening schools in the fall, it’s safe to say …

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Common Types of Large Truck Accidents

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The trucking industry is booming across the United States, especially in Texas. With more than 12.5 million large trucks registered in the U.S., it is no wonder these large vehicles are often involved in deadly accidents. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), over 100,000 truck accidents result in injuries every year on American highways. Unfortunately, these types …

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Can Employees File a Virus Lawsuit Against Their Employer?

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As states across the United States grapple with repercussions from the novel coronavirus, you may ask yourself whether you can sue your employer if you contracted the virus at work. Today, we will take a closer look at coronavirus lawsuits here in Texas and throughout the country. As you are likely aware, COVID-19 cases have spiked in Texas in recent …

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Businesses and Coronavirus Liability Lawsuits

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As coronavirus cases in the United States continue to surge, businesses are coming under fire and facing liability lawsuits. June 24 marked the highest single day of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. to date, with more than 45,500. The previous record was April 26, during the initial peak of the pandemic. Since then, the country has undergone widespread confusion and …

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The Number of Virus Lawsuits Continues to Grow

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While many areas of the country are in various stages of reopening amid the novel coronavirus, new cases are surging, creating confusion and raising questions about how soon is too soon. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), COVID-19 cases in the U.S. could be ten times higher than reported. And in light of a record-breaking number …

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What You Should Know About Truck Accidents

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Accidents involving large trucks are more common in Texas than many people realize. As more people move to the Lone Star State and the trucking industry continues to rise in the U.S., we expect to see these numbers increase. In the U.S., commercial trucks are responsible for transporting 70 percent of products. Unfortunately, the trucking industry has a reputation of …

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Medical Malpractice in the Age of Coronavirus

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The novel coronavirus continues to impact the global population, including right here in Texas. Even as states begin the reopening process, we have seen an increase in the number of cases, and there is no shortage of tragic stories coming out of the Lone Star State. For example, a Galveston-Houston church that reopened its doors on May 2 as Texas …