Car Wrecks

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Odds of Dying in a Car Crash

Every year, tens of thousands of people across the U.S. are killed in automobile accidents. Some of these accidents can be attributed to distraction, negligence, or impairment. Others are unavoidable. All of them have one thing in common: they result in a tragic and irredeemable loss of life.

Totaled a Leased Care

Totaled a Leased Car? Everything You Need to Know

Leasing a car is an excellent way to make driving a new vehicle affordable. There are several benefits, including lower monthly payments and the option to trade it in for a newer model in a few years.  One of the drawbacks to leasing a car is that you don’t actually own it. If you have…

Distracted Driving

Multitasking While Driving

What Does Multitasking While Driving Mean?

The dangers of distracted driving have been known since the dawn of the automobile. No matter how coordinated you think you are, there’s no excuse for messing with your phone or tablet while you’re behind the wheel. Don’t believe us? No need to trust our opinion—trust the data instead.

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Frequently Asked Questions about the New Law in Texas Banning Texting and Driving

In September of 2017, Texas became the 48th state to ban texting while driving. The ban on texting and driving was enacted in response to the devastating impacts people in Texas have suffered as a result of distracted driving. For example, in 2016, Texas saw approximately 500 deaths and over 3,000 injuries from auto, truck…

Insurance

Suing Insurance Company

Suing an Insurance Company for Denying Claim

The role of an insurance company is to protect you by providing coverage for things like injuries or damage to property. However, there are cases where an insurer doesn’t live up to your expectations and fails to provide the coverage you enrolled for. If your insurer denied your claim, there are options to explore, including…

First-Party vs Third-Party Insurance Claims

First-Party vs Third-Party Insurance Claims Explained

When you’re involved in an accident, it can be confusing to know how the insurance coverage will work. Who is at fault is often a determining factor of whose insurance will pay – whether it will be a first or third-party claim – but the outcome isn’t always straightforward.  Read on to learn more about…

Lawyers

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Can I Fire My Lawyer? Everything You Need to Know

Whether you’re caught in a legal battle and fighting for your rights after a car accident, or for your job in an employment issue, a good relationship with your lawyer is a must. If you find that you don’t feel as though you can trust your lawyer, worry that he or she may not have…

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Texas Motorcycle Laws: Everything You Need to Know

Texas is known for its motorcycle culture. With long stretches of open road and countless different terrains, it is a great destination to bring your motorcycle. Before you take to the open road, you need to know Texas’ motorcycle laws. Below we have detailed everything you need to know to safely and legally ride your…

Personal Injury

Concussion Without Hitting Your Head?

Can You Get a Concussion Without Hitting Your Head?

A concussion is defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as “a type of traumatic brain injury […] caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head or by a hit to the body that causes the head and brain to move rapidly back and forth.” Concussions are also known as mild…

Dog Bite Statistics

Dog Attacks & Biting Statistics by Breed

The occasional media coverage of a severe or fatal dog attack causes upheaval in the public about pet owners. However, these reports fail to convey the statistics on how dog bites occur, the severity of the attack, and what breeds are more prone to be a problem.

Product Liability

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The Dangers of Keyless Ignitions

Imagine this scenario. You’re a mother of three children. You arrive home from the grocery store, pull into the garage, shut the garage door behind you, hit the off button on your keyless ignition (you think), unload the kids and groceries, and head inside. Nothing to be afraid of there, right? Well, what if your…