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What to Do If a FedEx Truck Hits Your Car

You are probably used to seeing FedEx® trucks around the local area and depend on them to deliver packages on time. Unfortunately, FedEx drivers can also be involved in accidents occasionally, and you might be wondering what to do if a FedEx truck hits your car. This can be stressful, but you do not have to go through it alone. Y[...]

Date: February 23, 2024 / Vehicle Wrecks

What Happens If You Refuse a Settlement Offer?

Negotiating a settlement after an injury or wrongful death can be intimidating. Is their offer good enough? How do I decline a settlement offer? Will something bad happen if you say no? While it is natural to feel ambivalent about turning down money for your injuries, negotiation is an integral part of reaching an agreement that m[...]

Date: January 19, 2024 / Verdicts & Settlements
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The Controversial Law that Shields Manufacturers at the Expense of Consumers

When you purchase a product, you should be able to expect that it is safe and will work as it should. There are several agencies that protect citizens from harmful products in the United States, such as the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Most of these agencies have broad authority to act wh[...]

Date: December 5, 2023 / Wrongful Death
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How Do You Know Whether You Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

Medical malpractice happens when doctors, nurses, or other healthcare workers make negligent mistakes that hurt patients. If you’ve been injured in a medical setting, how do you know whether you have a medical malpractice case? Sometimes doctors and others make errors that don’t rise to the level of medical malpractice. To hav[...]

Date: November 10, 2023 / Medical Malpractice

Controlling Your Case: The Snags of Social Media

When you get into an accident — whether it be at work or on the road — the legal, medical, and financial results can be both frustrating and far-reaching. Generally, you contact the appropriate insurance companies and hope to get compensation quickly. Unfortunately, the aftermath of an accident rarely proceeds so simply. Between [...]

Date: October 12, 2023 / Accident Attorney / Uncategorized
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Can You Sue for Drug Side Effects?

Prescription medications are intended to help with health issues, but sometimes they have unintended side effects. When a pharmaceutical company fails to warn you of the possible side effects of a drug and your health suffers as a result, it’s natural to wonder: Can you sue for drug side effects? You may be able to gain compensa[...]

Date: September 15, 2023 / Drug Injury
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Top 7 Causes of Medical Malpractice

When it comes to your health, the last thing you want to worry about is not being able to trust your doctor. Even if you do everything right, like eating a healthy diet and exercising daily, you’ll still need medical help from time to time. For this, you rely on your doctor to diagnose and treat certain conditions, address certain [...]

Date: July 26, 2023 / Medical Malpractice
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How Much Does a Semi-Truck Weigh?

How much does a semi-truck weigh? The answer is that it depends. There are many weight variations, depending on different factors. Here are some weight examples: Semi-tractors weigh up to 25,000 pounds. An 18-wheeler can legally weigh as much as 80,000 pounds. A semi-truck can haul up to 34,000 pounds. Why is this i[...]

Date: May 2, 2023 / Truck Accidents
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Why Is Highway Hypnosis Dangerous?

Have you ever driven somewhere without realizing how you got there? Have you ever taken a trip and not remembered parts along the way? If this has happened to you, you may have experienced highway hypnosis, a potentially dangerous condition. What Does Highway Hypnosis Feel Like? Some people describe the feeling of highway hypno[...]

Date: April 18, 2023 / Vehicle Wrecks
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When Do You Need a Lawyer for a Car Accident?

A Car Accident Lawyer Helps Win Compensation Vehicle Wrecks After being injured in a car accident, your best bet is to hire a lawyer immediately. Some people believe that because they are going through an insurance company, they will receive the compensation they need quickly and easily; but it often does not work that way.  Ins[...]

Date: April 4, 2023 / Vehicle Wrecks
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Can Airbags Cause Injuries in a Car Accident?

Airbags are meant to protect us in a car crash, and they often prevent serious injury, but they can also harm automobile occupants. Front airbags were required in cars beginning in 1998. Side airbags are not required by law, but are usually included as standard equipment in new vehicles. Side-impact airbags inflate more quickly be[...]

Date: April 4, 2023 / Defective Products
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Can a Bar Be Held Liable for a Drunk Driver Accident?

In Texas, you can sue someone through a personal injury claim if they were driving drunk and caused an accident. However, there may be others who are responsible for the accident that can also be liable. You may also hold the bar or restaurant that served the intoxicated driver liable in a type of legal action called a dram shop clai[...]

Date: April 3, 2023 / Vehicle Wrecks
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Everything You Need Know About the Risks of Electric Vehicles

Everything You Need Know About the Risks of Electric Vehicles Electric vehicles, or EVs, are becoming more and more popular every day. With the promise of being environmentally friendly and cheaper to operate, it's no wonder that people are switching from gas-powered cars. Legal Help for Electric Vehicle Injuries If you are [...]

Date: March 27, 2023 / Electric Vehicles Accidents
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Is It Hard to Win a Slip and Fall Case?

Are you wondering, “Is it hard to win a slip and fall case?” If so, there’s no simple or black and white answer. The main reason for this is that each case and situation is unique. You may wonder, “Can you win a slip and fall case?” While these legal situations can be complex, and there are multiple factors involved, whe[...]

Date: March 13, 2023 / Slip and Fall
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Can Automatic Emergency Braking Systems Reduce Accidents?

Victims of accidents and their families are likely to suffer extreme emotional and physical trauma after a collision. Often, they are faced with a plethora of unexpected expenses, like lost wages and medical bills. To help increase safety on the road, advocacy groups and government agencies alike closely monitor any technological sol[...]

Date: March 8, 2023 / Car Accidents
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How Do You Prove Negligence in an Injury Case?

Some people mistakenly believe that they will receive compensation automatically if they are involved in an accident. However, the reality is much different. You can recover compensation for your injuries only if someone else is at fault and you can prove negligence. In simple terms, someone is at fault when they fail to use prope[...]

Date: February 28, 2023 / Personal Injury
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Passing Lanes in Texas Aren’t Fast Lanes

Why Passing Lanes Should Not Be Used as Fast Lanes Many drivers in Texas view the left lane as a “fast lane” that allows them to speed past other vehicles to reduce travel times.  This is not accurate, and using it this way can get you into trouble. You could be pulled over, receive a ticket, and be fined up to $200 for linge[...]

Date: February 27, 2023 / Vehicle Wrecks
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Should I Hire a Lawyer After a Minor Car Accident?

If you have been involved in a car accident, even a minor one, you may wonder whether you need to hire a lawyer. The answer depends on several factors, including who’s at fault, the accident's severity, the damage to your vehicle, the extent of your injuries, and the insurance coverage available. If you were injured in the accid[...]

Date: February 15, 2023 / Car Accidents