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About Eric Cooper

N. Eric Cooper graduated from Baylor Law School in 2002. Following graduation he was sought after by several firms, but decided to accept a position with Brown McCarroll, LLP’s Longview office. Eric chose this office because of the lifestyle offered by Longview and the surrounding East Texas area.

Truck Drivers and Smartphone Addiction

By |2018-05-04T18:30:03+00:00May 4th, 2018|Accidents|

Texas. Are you addicted to your smartphone? How many hours do you spend on your phone a day? Do you look at your phone the moment you wake up? Do you fall asleep with your phone beside you? Smartphone addiction is starting to be taken much more seriously. In fact, some researchers and companies are [...]

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Electronic Logging of Truck Drivers—Does It Prevent Accidents?

By |2018-05-04T18:25:11+00:00May 4th, 2018|Accidents|

TYLER and LONGVIEW, Texas. Under the Federal Carrier Motor Safety Administration’s laws, truck drivers are required to limit their time behind the wheel to 11 hours of service. This has not changed. What has changed is the way that truck drivers are required to log these hours. Formerly, truck drivers would log their hours with [...]

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How Trump’s Short-Term Insurance Policies Could Affect Personal Injury Law

By |2018-04-27T16:24:19+00:00April 27th, 2018|Accidents|

TYLER and LONGVIEW, Texas. The Trump administration plans to increase access to insurance plans known as “junk plans.” According to the Atlantic, these plans offer too few services to qualify for Affordable Care Act tax credits. By all accounts, these plans will be far cheaper than the plans currently available on the Obamacare market. These [...]

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Personal Injury and Pain Management

By |2018-04-27T16:22:11+00:00April 27th, 2018|Accidents|

CANTON, Texas. When it comes to accident treatment, recovery, and costs, personal injury lawyers like the Cooper Law Firm in Canton, Texas will tell you that every case is unique. The value of your claim will depend on many factors ranging from the seriousness of your injury, your lifestyle before your accident, and other factors [...]

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Should Cities Be Held Responsible for Preventing Vehicular Violence?

By |2018-04-27T16:21:21+00:00April 27th, 2018|Accidents|

TEXAS. In the wake of the Toronto van attack that left 10 people dead and another 15 people seriously injured, people across the country are asking how future attacks can be prevented. While the Toronto government has not yet called the attack an act of terrorism, early reports from Vox suggests that the attacker may [...]

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Motorcyclist Dies After Tragic Hit-and-Run Collision with Pickup Truck

By |2018-04-23T15:09:16+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Accidents|

According to FOX 4 News, police are still searching for the driver who struck and killed a 20-year-old motorcyclist in Arlington late last month. The hit-and-run collision happened shortly after 9 p.m. by the man’s home near Kelly Elliott Road. […]

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Car Explodes After Crashing into Home, Sends 4 to Hospital

By |2018-04-23T15:08:10+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Accidents|

According to WFAA, a family from North Texas was hospitalized following a freak accident at their home. On a Saturday afternoon earlier this month, a car crashed into their house in Hurst, striking a gas line. […]

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Blind Spots and Big Rigs—How to Avoid a Sideswipe Collision

By |2018-04-23T15:01:49+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Accidents|

Because of their dimensions, large trucks and buses have a few operational limitations that smaller passenger vehicles do not. It is essential for noncommercial drivers to keep these limitations in mind, though, because it is ultimately up to them to navigate safely around big rigs in traffic. […]

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Are There Specific Cell Phone Laws That Apply Solely to Commercial Drivers?

By |2018-04-17T21:15:52+00:00April 17th, 2018|Accidents|

According to the National Safety Council, 28 percent of all motor vehicle collisions involve cell phone use of some kind. At least 3 percent of crashes involve a motorist who is texting and driving, while 25 percent of wrecks involve someone who is talking on the phone. […]

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