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2 second rule
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What is a Safe Distance Between Cars at Highway Speeds in Texas?

Statistics show that driving too fast or speeding is one of the causes of frequent car crashes in Texas. When speeding, you have poor control of your vehicle, and you …

What to do after an accident with a semi or 18-wheeler
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What to Do After a 18-Wheeler or Semi Truck Accident in Texas

The highways and interstates of Texas are often filled with big trucks. While those 18-wheelers serve a vital service, they also pose a substantial danger. Each year, motor vehicle crashes, …

car accident law firm in Houston
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What if I am Partly Responsible for an Accident?

    A reportable accident happens about once a minute in Texas, according to the Texas Department of Transportation, (TxDOT). While most accidents are minor, many crashes result in severe injuries …

Drunk Driver accident and punitive damages in Texas
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Can I Get Punitive Damages if I am Hurt by a Drunk Driver?

  Possibly. When a drinking driver gets behind the wheel, they should know that the chances of injuring someone else are very high. While the law in Texas requires a …

Texas injury claims for minors
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Texas Procedures for Injury Settlements that Involve Minors

  There is not much more difficult for a parent than dealing with an injury to their child. All of us with children probably went to the emergency room when …

What is a slipped disc?
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Ruptured Discs after a Car Accident: How They Can Impact You (And the Compensation You Deserve)

  Did you suffer ruptured or slipped discs in a car accident? Unfortunately, ruptured or herniated discs occur all too frequently in car accidents. Slipped or herniated discs often cause …

Houston attorney for motorcycle crash
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What is the Average Motorcycle Injury Settlement?

Motorcycle accidents happen frequently in Texas.   They can be the fault of the motorcycle rider but most of the time it is the other driver at fault.  Because the motorcycle …

Low Settlement Offer
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How to Deal with a Low Settlement Offer

Most people do not understand that interactions with an insurance adjuster on a personal injury claim can be stressful and certainly not fun. Even after the insurance company has stipulated …

auto dash cams
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How Can Dash Cams Help Your Texas Car Accident Claim?

Do you remember when the modern technology in your car was a tape deck? Do you remember listening to both sides of the cassette tape on the Texas highways until …

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Preparing for and Giving a Deposition in Texas

When a personal injury case is in court, it’s essential to gather evidence. One part of gathering evidence is a deposition. This is court-ordered testimony that seeks to question the …

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Why is the Insurance Company Low Balling Me?

Why is the insurance company lowballing me? That question is asked frequently by accident victims. It’s hard for people to understand why companies offer low accounting when they are trying …

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What Yielding the Right of Way Means

For many drivers, the idea of the right-of-way can simply be a reference to the requirement that one needs to obey all traffic laws, including those at a controlled intersection. …