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The Dangers of Injury in the Workplace Due to Sleep Deprivation

The dangers of lack of sleep in the workplace cannot be overstated. In practically every industry, a worker’s lack of sleep can lead to serious injuries or even death, not only for the worker but for their coworkers and the public as well. For this reason, strict guidelines exist in many industries to prevent or minimize the danger[...]

Date: December 9, 2022 / Workplace Safety News
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Top 10 Traffic Accident Intersections in Houston

Traffic is a fact of life in Houston, and so are traffic accidents, especially at intersections. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that Houston is particularly vulnerable to vehicle accidents and that Harris County is the most dangerous county in Texas. Survivors can be left dealing with devastating i[...]

Date: December 1, 2022 / Accident Attorney
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How is Fault Determined in a Multi-Car Accident?

Assessing Responsibility in a Multi-Car Accident No one steps out the door expecting to get into a car accident, much less a big multi-car incident involving lots of damage and trauma. However, this scenario plays out every year, especially on highways and roads with lots of traffic, poor visibility and plenty of risks for momenta[...]

Date: November 21, 2022 / Car Accidents
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How Long Does It Take to Settle A Car Accident Claim?

An Experienced Car Accident Attorney Can Explain the Process and Help You Understand How Long it May Take to Get a Settlement Time is not a luxury for someone involved in a car accident. Car accidents can result in property damage and devastating injuries, including brain and spinal cord damage, amputations, paralysis, and even de[...]

Date: November 11, 2022 / Vehicle Wrecks
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What Can I Get for an Uber Settlement Amount?

If you’ve been injured in a car accident involving an Uber® driver, you may feel frustrated. Through no fault of your own, you may be dealing with mounting medical bills, dwindling bank accounts, and uncertainty about the future. If you’re considering legal action, you may be wondering, “What can I get for an Uber settlement a[...]

Date: October 28, 2022 / Verdicts & Settlements
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Can I Force My Insurance Company to Settle?

Car accidents happen in the blink of an eye. One minute you’re driving down the road and the next your vehicle is spinning out of control. If you are found at fault for causing the accident, your auto liability insurance should pay for the injuries of others in accordance with your policy. When you have responsibly paid your premiu[...]

Date: October 14, 2022 / Verdicts & Settlements
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What to Do If Your Motorcycle Is Hit by a Car from Behind

With the high ratio of cars to motorcycles on the roads today, crashes between the two are almost inevitable. While there are many accident causes, being hit from behind by a car while you’re on a motorcycle can take you by surprise and cause serious injuries and property damage. Knowing what to do next can make all the difference [...]

Date: October 7, 2022 / Motorcycle Accidents
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How Much Compensation Could You Get for a Burn Injury?

Awards Can Depend on the Severity of Injuries and Liability of Others for Negligence. Burns can cause tremendous pain, scarring, and disfigurement, so if you wonder how much compensation you could get for a burn injury, the award may be substantial. It could range from thousands to millions of dollars. Burns are one of the most tr[...]

Date: September 16, 2022 / Burn Injuries
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Can You Sue If You Get Burned at Work?

Understanding What an Employee Can Sue For in a Workplace Burn Injury Workplace injuries happen far more frequently than people would like. Employers aren’t happy about them, since injuries drive up costs for insurance coverage, training, and medical expenses. Employees don’t want them due to the personal pain, discomfort, los[...]

Date: September 9, 2022 / Burn Injuries
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What to Do If You Get Hit by a Car While Biking

If you were hit by a car while biking, you can be seriously injured, and it is important to take steps that increase the chances of having your damages paid by the negligent driver who caused your injuries. Here are some things you need to do after getting hit while biking, as long as you are physically able: Call 911 to ge[...]

Date: September 2, 2022 / Bicycle Accidents
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Top 5 Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Every day in Texas, at least one motorcyclist is killed and many others are seriously injured in crashes. There are many reasons for these deadly motorcycle accidents. Sometimes riders themselves are to blame. But it’s often drivers of other vehicles who are responsible. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, another [...]

Date: August 25, 2022 / Motorcycle Accidents
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How Rear-End Collisions Can Cause Serious Back Injuries

If you were hit from behind in a crash, it's important that you know how rear-end collisions can cause serious back injuries. Sometimes people don't feel pain after a rear-end crash. They may be injured and not even realize it. But symptoms don't always show up right away. Back injuries that include severe pain can show up days or ev[...]

Date: August 12, 2022 / Back Injuries

Does Amazon Have Workers’ Comp?

Does Amazon have workers’ comp? The answer to that question for Amazon facilities in Texas is “no.” Texas is the only state in the country that does not require most employers to provide workers’ compensation insurance coverage to employees who are injured on the job. Employers who opt out of the workers’ comp insurance sys[...]

Date: July 26, 2022 / Workers Compensation

Can I Sue If My Child Got Injured at a Playground?

Children getting hurt on playgrounds is a normal part of life, but injuries should be limited to scrapes and bruises. When a child is seriously injured, it raises questions about why the injury happened and who is responsible. If your child has been injured on a playground due to someone else's actions or inaction, you may have the r[...]

Date: July 19, 2022 / Playground Injury

How To Prove a Defective Product Caused Your Accident

Get Help if You Have Been Harmed by a Defect Manufacturers are required to ensure that their products are safe when used correctly or to warn consumers if the product has some risk involved. This does not always happen, and the results can be serious injuries and death for those who use defective products. If you or a loved one[...]

Date: July 12, 2022 / Defective Products
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What Does Being Liable for Wrongful Death Mean?

A wrongful death lawyer can help you determine if another party is liable for your loved one’s death. Losing a loved one is always tragic, but if the death was another party’s fault, it is even more difficult for survivors to bear. Grieving family members who have lost the love, support, and companionship of a loved one may ne[...]

Date: July 5, 2022 / Wrongful Death
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Who Can Be Held Liable for a Truck Accident?

When it comes to determining who can be held liable for a truck accident, many factors may be involved. A thorough, time-consuming investigation is required to ensure that the responsible parties are identified and held accountable. Vehicle accidents can be devastating on their own, even more so when a large truck is involved. The[...]

Date: June 28, 2022 / Truck Accidents
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Types of Brain Injuries Caused by Medical Malpractice

When a medical professional is negligent, it could cause many injuries, including brain injuries. Types of brain injuries caused by medical malpractice could range from very mild cognitive impairment to death, including being in a coma. Medical professionals have a standard of care that the profession expects. If the standard of care[...]

Date: June 14, 2022 / Traumatic Brain Injuries