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Is Texas Too Easy on Reckless Drivers?

Though Texas is known far and wide as a law-and-order state, there seems a disconnect when it comes to curbing speeding and reckless drivers, according to WalletHub, a social media company which periodically offers “snapshots” of consumer, financial, and government matters on its website. Its recent study found that Texas is[...]

Date: August 28, 2018 / Personal Injury / Vehicle Wrecks
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The Grave Danger of Golf Carts

Golf Cart Accident Lawyers Talk to Our Attorneys about a Golf Cart Accident Lawsuit In many neighborhoods of greater Houston, it’s commonplace to see golf carts combing the streets alongside the standard array of cars, trucks, and SUVs. Some municipalities have laws on the books to regulate golf carts, but these laws don’t [...]

Date: August 24, 2018 / Personal Injury / Vehicle Wrecks
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Is Fatigue a Fact of Life for Rideshare Drivers?

The next time an Uber or Lyft rideshare driver picks you up, you might ask him or her when’s the last time they slept, and for how long. According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), fatigue and sleepiness are “inherent safety risks" for ridesharing drivers and their passengers. That conclusion was the opening[...]

Date: August 16, 2018 / Personal Injury / Vehicle Wrecks
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Do You Know the Danger Zones Around Large Trucks?

There is no doubt that driving near an 18-wheeler can be intimidating. Fully loaded tractor-trailers can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds. When a behemoth of that size collides with a passenger car, it usually doesn’t bode well for the car’s occupants. While truck drivers are taught to keep their eyes out for other vehicles by[...]

Date: August 7, 2018 / Personal Injury / Safety Tips / Truck Accidents
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Bayer Stops Sales of Essure – but the Legal Fight Continues

Since the early 2000’s, hundreds of thousands of women have turned to a tiny, coiled device as a supposedly safe and effective method of birth control. As many as 750,000 women have chosen the Essure implant for sterilization, largely because they were told the device involved a gentle, non-surgical procedure with little risk [...]

Date: August 2, 2018 / Defective Products / Personal Injury / Product Liability
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