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Can a New Rule Stop Fatal Truck Underride Accidents in Texas?

Truck underride accidents are among the most violent and deadly crash types. Safety advocates estimate that 80 to 90 percent of underride truck accidents are fatal. The National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently announced a "final rule" that would strengthen safety equipment that reduces the risk of death in such a crash. Still,...

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Your Legal Rights if You're Hit By a Driver Who Was Overserved Alcohol

Texas law provides recourse against negligent bars as well as drivers. It's obvious that driving under the influence is one of the most dangerous things someone can do behind the wheel. But it's not always just the drunk driver who is at fault; sometimes, responsibility also falls on the bar, restaurant, or another establishment that...

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What Is the Average Settlement for a Car Accident in Texas?

There's no single average settlement. It depends on the circumstances of your case. When you’ve been injured in a car accident, you may wonder about your financial recovery. Depending on the severity of your injuries, expenses can quickly add up to tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars. Your recovery timeline may be unclear, but...

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Common Traumatic Brain Injuries Caused by Car Accidents

A TBI is one of the most severe injuries you can suffer in a car wreck Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are among the most likely car accident injuries to cause severe, lifelong disabilities like paralysis, diminished thinking and reasoning skills, personality shifts, and loss of bodily functions. Treatment is often long-term and expensive, and the...

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FDA Orders Philips to Step Up CPAP, BiPAP Recall Notification

'Inadequate' effort criticized by Food and Drug Administration The Food and Drug Administration recently ordered the maker of a popular brand of CPAP and BiPAP breathing machines to notify customers of the company's voluntary recall over potential health risks. In March, the FDA commanded Philips Respironics to step up efforts to share information about the...

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When Should Your Elderly Loved One Stop Driving?

A Fort Worth car accident lawyer reveals the warning signs As people age, our good driving skills tend to naturally decline. This often makes our odds of getting into a car accident go up. When elders who can no longer drive safely choose to get behind the wheel, they endanger the lives of themselves and...

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Fatal Truck Accidents Surge in Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex

A Fort Worth truck accident lawyer discusses this troubling trend The number of fatal truck accidents on U.S. roads has surged over the last few years, but especially in Texas. The Dallas-Forth Worth metroplex has seen a sharp increase in the number of deadly rollovers, jackknifes, pileups, T-bones, and rear-end crashes involving big rigs. In...

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Fort Worth IDs Car Crash Hotspots as Part of Vision Zero Challenge

A Fort Worth Car Accident Lawyer Explains What Drivers Should Know Fort Worth is grappling with a serious car accident problem that city officials are seeking to stem, in part, by signing onto Vision Zero. Vision Zero is a newer program seeking to end fatal and injury-causing accidents through good planning, renovations, and smart engineering....

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Drunk Drivers Involved in Over 40% of the Fatal Crashes in Texas During the Holidays

A Fort Worth Car Accident Attorney Examines the Problem If you are injured or a loved one dies in a crash caused by a drunk driver, you deserve justice and financial compensation for your losses. It’s likely, though, that you have a lot of questions and do not know where to turn for help. Sadly,...

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Texas Young Driver Death Toll Tops Nation

A Fort Worth car accident lawyer provides the details Young drivers between the ages of 15 and 20 were involved in 4,278 fatal car accidents in Texas from 2010 to 2019, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Fatality Analysis Reporting System. That’s nearly 15.5% more than second-place California, which recorded...

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