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So You Got Into a Lyft Accident? Here’s What Happens Next

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Accidents happen, regardless of whether you are driving your own vehicle or using a rideshare service such as Lyft. When you get into a Lyft or Uber, chances are you don’t think about what will happen in the event of an accident, right? There are many different possibilities and horror stories of people being left to fend for themselves, but a …

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Texas Leads Nation in Child Hot Car Deaths

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It’s July – and it’s hot in Texas and throughout the rest of the country. On average, 37 kids die as a result of being left in a hot car. Last year, 43 children died in hot cars in the U.S. This number comes despite efforts from numerous child-safety advocacy groups, hospital education programs, product developers, and disturbing media coverage. …

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Passenger Sues Lyft After Fatal DUI Accident

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In June, a Lyft passenger was injured in a fatal DUI crash between the car they were riding in and another vehicle near Humboldt Park in Chicago. The passenger is now suing Lyft and both the drivers. The accident, which took place in early June, occurred when the driver of a Toyota Avalon crossed over the center line at about …

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Uber Driver Fatally Shoots Passenger

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On June 1, a Denver Uber driver fatally shot a passenger after an alleged argument, bringing into question just how safe these rideshare services are. According to police, the driver and passenger apparently got involved in an argument before the driver opened fire on I-25 around 3 a.m. The vehicle then veered off the road and crashed into a wall …

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Self-Driving Uber Crash Costs Pedestrian Their Life

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Arizona authorities released shocking footage from a dash cam video of an accident where a self-driving Uber vehicle killed a pedestrian in Tempe in March. The footage shows the self-driving SUV slamming into a woman who was crossing the street with her bike with a distracted “driver” behind the wheel. In the video, you can see the emergency backup driver …

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Nicole Ashton

BIONicole Ashton has been the Office Manager at Shamieh Law since 2017. She works with all members of the legal team and healthcare providers to maintain expenses, distribute settlement funds, negotiate reductions, and finalize cases. Before starting at Shamieh Law, Nicole spent 8 years as a consultant in the hospital revenue cycle space where she managed the implementation of billing …

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Arlington Car Wreck

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3,531 people were killed on Texas roadways. That equates to 1 person losing their life in a Texas car accident every 2.5 hours. In 2015, there were 960 people killed in car crashes where the driver was under the influence of alcohol. For a Dallas auto accident attorney Ramez Shamieh, the most sobering fact in the report is, “There were no deathless days on Texas roadways in 2015.” Learn more “Facts About Auto Accidents in Texas.”

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Car Wreck Technology

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When I saw the following video showing the advances in car design and auto safety, I had to share it. In the following Daily Mail video, two family cars are put through identical head-on collision tests at 40mph. As I wrote in an earlier blog post, there is a reportable car wreck every 61 seconds in Texas. So how has …

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Dallas Car Wreck Attorney

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3,531 people were killed on Texas roadways. That equates to 1 person losing their life in a Texas car accident every 2.5 hours. In 2015, there were 960 people killed in car crashes where the driver was under the influence of alcohol. For a Dallas auto accident attorney Ramez Shamieh, the most sobering fact in the report is, “There were no deathless days on Texas roadways in 2015.” Learn more “Facts About Auto Accidents in Texas.”

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Attorney Ramez Shamieh

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Owner and managing partner at Shamieh Law, attorney Ramez Shamieh discussed how law and soccer are similar. “Practice, strategic planning and hard work create success,” he says, “I approach trial work as a competition, and I do not like to lose.” Read more about the life events that shaped the legal style of an attorney referred to as “The Lion” by his clients.