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What Applicants Should Know About Our Firm

At Terry Bryant Accident & Injury Law, 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 seriously, and we[...]

Date: July 1, 2024 / Accident Attorney / Personal Injury / Wrongful Death
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How Do You Determine Who Is at Fault in a Car Accident?

How do you determine who is at fault in a car accident? After a crash, the most important factor in determining fault is the evidence. However, evidence alone does not determine who is at fault. It is necessary to interpret the evidence through the lens of the law. How Do You Decide Who Is at Fault in a Car Accident? Look at the F[...]

Date: June 29, 2024 / Vehicle Wrecks
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7 of the Most Common Workplace Violations

Accidents and injuries, including fatal ones, happen far too often in the workplace. Nationally, a worker is injured on the job every 7 seconds, according to the National Safety Council (NSC). The agency reported that in 2022, the number of preventable work deaths increased by 5%, totaling 4,695, and work-related injuries requiring m[...]

Date: June 27, 2024 / Workers Compensation / Workplace Safety News
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The Smaller the Car, the Greater the Injury?

Buying a smaller vehicle is an entirely logical move for most people. Smaller vehicles save money at the pump, because they typically get better gas mileage. Driving and parking in a city as big and populous as Houston is also easier when you have a smaller car rather than a large SUV or truck. However, when it comes to safety, it[...]

Date: June 25, 2024 / Accident Attorney
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Aggressive Driving Study Places Texas in Top 5 – Is It Accurate?

Aggressive driving is one of the leading causes of traffic accidents in Texas and the United States. It can lead to catastrophic accidents with far-reaching consequences. This is why there are several studies on aggressive driving and its impact on road users. In 2018, a study by the smartphone app GasBuddy named Texas one of the [...]

Date: June 23, 2024 / Accident Attorney / Vehicle Wrecks
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How to Get a Rental Car After an Accident

Car accidents can lead to serious injuries and painful suffering that put your life on hold. However, car accidents can incapacitate you even without causing injuries. How? By damaging or destroying your means of transportation. If a car accident robs you of your wheels, you may find yourself extremely inconvenienced and perhaps unab[...]

Date: June 21, 2024 / Accident Attorney
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Can You Get Punitive Damages in a Car Accident Case?

Can You Get Punitive Damages in a Car Accident Case? A Comprehensive Guide A Detailed Look at Punitive Damages in a Car Accident Case, Including a State-by-State Table of Laws Types of Damages You Can Win What Are Exemplary Damages in a Car Accident Case? How Does the Law Define Punitive Damages? Car Crash Cases in Which Y[...]

Date: June 4, 2024 / Vehicle Wrecks
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Falls from Slippery Steps

When you take a fall on slippery steps, it hurts, and, in some cases, you may suffer serious injuries. You may be concerned about how to pay for medical expenses when that happens. In addition, an injury from a fall down stairs can mean you miss work as you recover from this unexpected accident, so you may then also be concerned abou[...]

Date: April 16, 2024 / Accident Attorney / Premises Liability
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Should I Talk to My Insurance Company after an Accident?

When you are in a car accident for the first – and hopefully only – time, you may not know what steps you should take. If you wonder, should I talk to my insurance company after an accident, you’re not alone. Many drivers worry their insurance premiums will increase if they speak to their insurer about their accident. Concerns [...]

Date: March 5, 2024 / Car Accidents
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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