Can’t Pay Your Medical Bills After a Car Accident? Try These Four Things

MARSHALL, Texas. The aftermath of a car or truck accident can be a difficult time for victims and families, especially if you or a loved one has suffered a serious injury that has resulted in high and unexpected medical bills. Victims of car accidents who don’t have medical insurance can face bills that they can’t [...]

By |2019-01-28T20:09:46+00:00January 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What’s Your Risk of Getting Injured from Contaminated Food During the Government Shutdown?

TEXAS. According to the New York Times, 128,000 people end up in the hospital each year due to foodborne illness. 3,000 others die from contracting infections and illness from their food. Since the government shutdown began, those risks might be far higher. […]

By |2019-02-14T19:11:04+00:00January 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Financial Pressures Might Lead to More Dangerous Truck Accidents

PARIS, Texas. Federal hours of service laws limit how long truck drivers can operate a truck in a given day. The law acknowledges that fatigued drivers are more dangerous drivers. But lack of sleep is not the only way a driver can be fatigued. Drivers who get behind the wheel while sick with the flu [...]

By |2019-01-21T21:57:45+00:00January 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About Truck Driver Medical Requirements If You’ve Been in a Truck Accident

  TEXAS. Did you know that the health of your truck driver can have an impact on the outcome of your truck accident personal injury claim? The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration sets strict guidelines regarding standards drivers must meet to be deemed medically fit to drive a commercial truck. Drivers are required to submit [...]

By |2019-01-21T21:54:36+00:00January 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What You Can Do If You Get an Unexpected Medical Bill in Texas

MT. PLEASANT, Texas. If you’ve been in a car accident, unexpected hospital bills can leave you struggling financially. Even patients who have health insurance coverage can find themselves facing unexpected medical bills if they are taken to out-of-network emergency rooms. Vox reports that some patients have found themselves saddled with bills exceeding tens of thousands [...]

By |2019-01-15T21:21:52+00:00January 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How the Government Shutdown Could Affect Traffic Safety

TEXAS. As the government shutdown enters its third week, 800,000 government workers are on the job without pay, beneficiaries of federal programs are at risk of losing benefits, and federal agencies are running only essential services. According to the Washington Post, the Federal Highway Safety Administration is running normally, for now. Life support jobs, safety [...]

By |2019-01-15T21:06:31+00:00January 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Injured in a Truck Accident? How a Driver’s Independent Contractor Status Could Impact Your Claim

MARSHALL, Texas. If you’ve been hurt in a truck accident, you may be entitled to make an insurance claim, and sue the truck driver as well as the trucking company for your injuries. Truck accident claims can sometimes be more complicated than claims involving passenger vehicles because there may be more than one responsible party [...]

By |2019-01-07T17:19:10+00:00January 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The AV Start Act: A Law That Opens an Avenue for Victims to Sue Self-Driving Truck Manufacturers?

TEXAS. According to Business Insider, one of the biggest reasons why self-driving trucks aren’t on the road has less to do with the effectiveness of the technology and more to do with the fact that liability laws haven’t been properly adapted to take into account the new technology. This claim [...]

By |2019-03-21T14:52:57+00:00January 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Five Steps to Take If Your Car Has Been Totaled

JEFFERSON, Texas. If you’ve been in a serious accident in Jefferson, Texas, a car accident adjuster might declare your vehicle a total loss. What does this mean? And what steps can you take to protect yourself so that you get the best possible settlement if this happens? […]

By |2020-02-14T20:24:22+00:00January 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Utah Becomes First State to Lower BAC to 0.05 Percent—Should Texas Follow?

TEXAS. Starting one day before New Year’s Eve—December 30—Utah drivers will need to be extra careful about how much they drink. On December 30, Utah will lower its BAC to 0.05%, making it the first state to require drivers to have a BAC below this threshold. According to the journal, [...]

By |2019-01-07T14:40:04+00:00January 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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