Planning on Texting and Driving in Texas? It’s Illegal Starting Sept 1

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Starting on the first of September, 2017, texting and driving will be illegal in Texas. Many other states already prohibit this behavior, and it is just one more step toward making Texas roads safer and more secure for all drivers. Preventing accidents when behind the wheel is very important, and studies have shown that accident […]

5 Ways to Better Ensure You Get Justice After an Auto Accident

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If you have been involved in a car accident you are probably upset. The negligent driver has caused you a lot of pain and suffering. The physical discomfort is one thing. It can take months to get back on your feet again. But, there are also the mounting bills to pay. Perhaps you have missed time […]

If Someone Was Injured On My Property, Am I Liable?

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Sometimes accidents just happen, and no amount of cleaning or care will make a property so safe that no one will ever be injured. The most common place to be injured is at home, simply because you spend more time there. People get injured and even die in their own bathtubs. But when someone else […]

Calling Your Insurance Company After an Accident

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Few events in life come as out of the blue as car accidents, and few events cause so much pain and stress. In an instant, your world changes – sometimes forever. If you’re not badly injured, one of your first impulses is to call the insurance company. Unless the accident is quite minor and no one […]

Motorcycle Accidents and the Law: What You Need to Know

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When you are involved in a motorcycle accident, you need to focus first on taking care of your injuries. Your second focus should always be on the law, in order to make sure you receive fair and adequate compensation for the injuries you sustained. When hit by another driver you have rights and responsibilities that […]

To Call or not Call the Police After a Car Accident

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Because car accidents are highly unpredictable most people go through a state of confusion for up to 30 minutes after the accident has occurred. Unfortunately, that’s also enough time for legal problems to occur that can make an accident a lot worse if the wrong decisions are made, particularly as to whether a police officer […]

You Need to Know About Harmful Drug Side Effects and the Law

Hydrocodone Side Effects. Label created by photographer.

According to government statistics, over 2 million Americans per year suffer from severe side effects caused by prescription or over-the-counter drugs. Despite regulation by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), it seems consumers should be a bit wary about the medicines they are taking. Nevertheless, no matter how vigilant a patient is there are still […]

I Slipped on A Wet Floor – Is It Really My Fault?

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Slipping and falling on a wet floor is mortifying enough on its own, but claims that you are solely at fault just add insult to injury. You do not have to believe this rhetoric, as there is a way to accurately determine fault for accidental slip and fall cases. By examining the incident in detail, […]

Worst Intersections in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Area

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Driving in Dallas / Fort Worth (DFW) can be quite dangerous, depending on which intersections you have to drive through. Whether the intersection is known for frequent accidents or it’s a stretch of highway that is constantly congested, your chances of crashing in those areas are higher than elsewhere. Some intersections may be dangerous because […]