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Will New Texas Distracted Driving Laws Make a Difference?

Drivers know not to text and drive, but they still do. Now that Texas has legally outlawed it, it’s natural to wonder how effective a ban is. There is reliable evidence that states with texting bans are saving lives. Delaware was the first state to pass a no-texting law, which went into effect in 2005. Since then, almost eve[...]

Date: December 19, 2017 / Vehicle Wrecks
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Too Many Construction Workers are Electrocuted

Eighty-two construction workers died from electrocution in 2015, according to the Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR), a figure that the Center calls “unacceptably high,” even though it represents a 39% reduction in construction industry electrocution deaths since 2003. In its report released November 1, the[...]

Date: December 11, 2017 / Wrongful Death
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Parents Might Want to Avoid These Dangerous Christmas Toys

The U.S. toy industry generates approximately $26 billion each year in sales, according to the NPD Group – a market research company. The Toy Association, an industry group which monitors toy safety, releases a list of the most dangerous toys in the late fall, in time for Christmas shopping.  All toys sold in the U.S. must me[...]

Date: December 7, 2017 / Personal Injury
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