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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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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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The Ultimate Guide to Handling Your Motorcycle Accident

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Having a motorcycle can be one of the most liberating feelings. However, as fun as motorcycles are, they have a laundry list of risks associated with them. In 2016, there were 5,286 motorcyclists killed in the US. This was a 5.1% increase from the 5,029 motorcyclists killed in 2015. It’s safe to say motorcycle accidents are dangerous and potentially life-threatening. …

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3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Leave that Whiplash Unchecked

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Despite the silly name, whiplash can have symptoms that affect how you live your everyday life. Whiplash is neck injury due to forceful, rapid back-and-forth movement of the neck, like the cracking of a whip. Whiplash most often occurs during a rear-end auto accident, but the injury can also result from a sports accident, physical abuse or other trauma. If …

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5 Common Places Where Road Accidents Happen

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According to Texas Motor Vehicle Traffic Crash Facts, 254,853 people were injured in motor vehicle traffic crashes in 2017. Road accidents are dangerous and can potentially be deadly. Here are 5 places where road accidents happen. Busy Two-Lane Roads Roads in non-residential areas which have moderate speed limits are prime places for head-on collisions. Because there is only one lane …

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How Long Do I Have to File a Car Accident Lawsuit in Texas?

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If you have been involved in a car accident in Texas, one of the first things you may be wondering is how long you have to file a lawsuit. While certainly not all car accidents lead to a lawsuit, many do. With this in mind, it is important to be prepared and make sure you understand your rights, should you …