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How to Prove I Was Hit by Someone Texting While Driving

If you have been involved in a roadway accident in Texas, you know the possibility of serious injuries is high. You are also aware that you must prove who was at fault for the accident before you can collect compensation from them. If you are injured because of someone who was paying more attention to their cell phone than the road, [...]

Date: May 11, 2022 / Accident Attorney
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What to Do If My Car Was Hit by an Amazon Driver

Driving all over the place providing maximum consumer delivery, Amazon trucks have become ubiquitous in neighborhoods all over. Whether downtown serving corporate customers, out in the industrial parks delivering bulk supplies, or rolling through suburban neighborhoods and leaving packages on doorsteps, Amazon trucks are as common no[...]

Date: April 20, 2022 / Accident Attorney
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Rate of Car Accident Deaths on the Increase. Again.

The early months of the pandemic saw a sudden decrease of cars on the road and seemingly eliminated rush hour overnight. The lack of traffic emboldened drivers to drive at high rates of speed on the highways and engage in behaviors that endangered other drivers on surface streets. As time passed and more people returned to driving, t[...]

Date: April 4, 2022 / Accident Attorney
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How Do You Prove Negligence in an Injury Case?

In order to sue someone for an accident, you have to prove that they were negligent. Negligence is the legal term for saying someone is responsible for an accident because their actions, or lack thereof, caused the incident. If you can prove negligence, you have the right to compensation for your injuries (and you aren’t more than [...]

Date: March 30, 2022 / Accident Attorney
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Unusual Accidental Deaths

What Are Accidental Deaths? Accidental deaths are simply deaths caused by something other than a natural cause like disease or old age. These rules may not always apply. An accidental death can be caused by a car crash, a machine malfunction or a slip and fall down a mountain. Under Texas law, a death may be deemed accidental if t[...]

Date: March 21, 2022 / Accident Attorney
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Are Electric Vehicles Safe in an Accident?

Electric vehicles (EVs) are expected to be safe in a crash. They perform similarly to gasoline or diesel-powered cars in tests performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and have been shown to have no increased risk of fire from the batteries, as a general rule. However, that's not to say that EVs aren’t free o[...]

Date: March 7, 2022 / Accident Attorney
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Why Your Commute is a Threat to Your Safety

Nobody likes long commutes to work, so it isn’t good news that the time people spend behind the wheel is continuing to increase. A recent study by the AAA Foundation shows that the time Americans spend in their cars has increased by about 20 minutes a week, compared to 5 years ago. Collectively, Americans now spend an astounding 70[...]

Date: June 3, 2019 / Accident Attorney
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Texas Cracking Down on Passing Police Cars

Passing Police Cars in Texas Move Over / Slow Down Law Helps Prevent Accidents and Injuries If you’re a driver in Texas, you’ll want to know that Texas State Troopers are stepping up enforcement of the state’s Move Over/Slow Down law. Enacted in 2003, the law requires drivers to change lanes or slow down when passing poli[...]

Date: May 3, 2019 / Accident Attorney
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What Applicants Should Know About Our Firm

At the accident and injury law office of Terry Bryant, we are proud of the reputation we have earned – not only from hardworking Texans needing help with an injury, but from our peers in the legal community. Much of our success comes from our firm’s ability to stay true to its core values. We take our role as legal advocates[...]

Date: April 16, 2019 / Accident Attorney / Personal Injury / Wrongful Death
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Where Texas Could Improve Safety Laws

Texas led the nation in traffic deaths in 2017, with more than 3,700 people being killed on Texas roads during that year. It’s been several years since a day has gone by where no one has died on the roads in Texas. According to a 2019 Roadmap Report from Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, however, Texas is roughly middle [...]

Date: April 5, 2019 / Accident Attorney