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Who Could Be at Fault in a Sideswipe Truck Accident?

By |2018-01-16T20:10:41+00:00January 16th, 2018|Accidents|

When it comes to sideswipe accidents, the actual force of impact may be minor, but the repercussions that result are often devastating. Even at slow speeds, a sideswipe crash can push a vehicle off the road or into oncoming traffic. […]

What Should You Ask During a Consultation with a Personal Injury Attorney?

By |2017-12-28T21:35:47+00:00December 28th, 2017|Accidents|

Motor vehicle collisions are far more common in this country than they should be. In recent years, there have been more than 6,000,000 police-reported accidents annually with more than 30,000 traffic fatalities, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. […]

5 Steps to Take after Being Struck by a Car While Walking or Biking

By |2017-11-28T20:18:06+00:00November 28th, 2017|Accidents|

Despite crosswalks, bike lanes, traffic signals, and various laws regarding right of way, devastating collisions between cars and pedestrians or cyclists are still fairly common. According to the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center, for example, more than 5,000 people on foot died in car accidents in 2015, as did more than 800 bike riders. [...]

How Can Commercial Truckers Eliminate Distractions When Behind the Wheel?

By |2017-11-20T20:51:18+00:00November 20th, 2017|Accidents|

All motorists owe a certain duty of care to those on the roads and sidewalks around them. This includes abiding by all traffic signals, following the rules of the road, and paying attention to their surroundings. […]

Why Is Thanksgiving Weekend So Dangerous in Regard to Road Travel?

By |2017-11-13T21:07:07+00:00November 13th, 2017|Accidents|

Thanksgiving may be just one day, but many Americans take time off before Turkey Day to prepare for it, and still others skip work after to spend more time with family. Although it should be a joyous holiday, the fact that so many people spend the week driving to and from love ones has caused [...]

Suspected Drunk Driver Crashes Into Cop Conducting a Traffic Stop

By |2017-08-30T19:14:42+00:00August 14th, 2017|Accidents|

The dramatic dash cam footage of a Fort Worth police officer conducting a recent traffic stop has been released, and the officer is hoping it will highlight the dangers of drunk driving. According to Fox News U.S., the Texas officer was walking up to a vehicle he had pulled over on Interstate 30 when another [...]

What Are the Most Common Symptoms of Whiplash?

By |2017-08-30T19:14:42+00:00July 31st, 2017|Accidents|

Neck injuries are common among those involved in motor-vehicle collisions because the sudden stop and subsequent force of impact can snap the head forward and then back, straining the spine. Whiplash refers to a strained or sprained neck caused by rapid back-and-forth movements, and it is especially prevalent among individuals who were in rear-end collisions. [...]

When Should I Consider Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney in Tyler?

By |2017-08-30T19:14:43+00:00June 15th, 2017|Accidents|

In 2016, a collision occurred on Texas roads every 57 seconds, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. Although not all of these collisions warranted a personal injury or wrongful death claim, many of them did, and the accident victims who received a settlement were able to maintain their financial security while they recovered. [...]

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