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What is Comparative Negligence, and How Does it Work in Texas?

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Determining Fault Will Help Decide if You Receive Compensation or Not Texas is considered a modified comparative fault state, meaning the victim of an accident must prove fault to receive compensation for their injuries. There are only five states in the nation that do not follow comparative negligence rules. They are Alabama, District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, and Virginia. …

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How to Handle Car Wreck Injuries Diagnosed Late

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Some Car Wreck Injuries Take Time to Appear Many car wreck injuries are apparent and show up immediately, such as broken bones, cuts, and burns. But others aren’t as straightforward, often appearing in the days, weeks, or even months following an accident. Unfortunately, delayed treatment can have a significant impact on your personal injury claim and the insurance process. This …

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What Happens if Your Child is Hurt in a Car Wreck?

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Car Accidents with Children Can Be Difficult Car accidents are stressful, regardless of who was at fault. But if your child happens to be with you when you are involved in a car wreck, it can make matters worse. The number one priority of any parent is undoubtedly to keep their children safe from harm, right? We do everything we …

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How Car Insurance Companies Trick You into Receiving Less

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Car Insurance Companies Aren’t Always on Your Side Car accidents happen every single day, often resulting in severe injuries or worse. If you have been injured because of another driver’s negligence or distraction, you should be able to receive compensation for your damages. Unfortunately, car insurance companies are known for their deceptive practices and often do everything they can to …

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How a Dash Cam Can Help You in Your Car Wreck Case

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Footage From a Dash Cam Can Help You After a Car Wreck Dash cams have been in the news a lot as of late, often being called into question in sensitive cases and situations involving the police and individuals they pull over or have other interactions with. In recent years, dash cams have become a mainstay in rideshare vehicles and …

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What Happens After a Fatal Car Wreck?

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Unfortunately, Car Wrecks Often Prove Fatal Car accidents happen all the time for a wide range of reasons. In today’s society, distracted driving has become a very serious problem and the reason for many preventable wrecks. Thankfully, the majority of car accidents are not fatal, although many result in serious, devastating injuries. A fatal car wreck is usually much more …

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7 Weird Driving Laws in Texas

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Every State Has Its Fair Share of Weird Laws All states have different driving laws, many of which you’ve probably never heard of. The Lone Star State is no exception. If you live in Texas, there’s a good chance you’ve broken one of the laws – albeit inadvertently. The good news is that you probably won’t get a ticket for …

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How Drugged Driving Causes Car Wrecks

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Drugged Driving is Just as Dangerous as Drunk Driving We see a lot in the news about drunk driving, or driving under the influence of alcohol, but what about drugged driving? While it may not get as much as attention, drugged driving is just as dangerous as driving after having a couple of drinks. Regardless of what the drug is, …

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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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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 …