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What Is the Difference Between Primary and Secondary Seat Belt Laws?

By |2017-12-28T21:31:27+00:00December 28th, 2017|Accidents|

Be honest: Are you diligent about wearing a seat belt every time you get behind the wheel, regardless of how far you might be traveling? If not, you should make doing so a New Year’s resolution, even when you’re just heading down the road to pick up a gallon of milk or fill the gas [...]

3 Defenses Motor Carriers and Insurance Adjusters Use in Truck Accident Cases

By |2017-12-20T19:18:20+00:00December 20th, 2017|Accidents|

If you sustained serious injuries in a truck accident in Texas, you are not alone. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Texas had the most trucks involved in fatal collisions in 2014, and accidents that cause debilitating injuries remain common across the state. […]

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 [...]

What Types of Evidence Will Affect the Outcome of Your Truck Accident Claim?

By |2017-11-09T21:37:41+00:00November 9th, 2017|Accidents|

There’s a reason why personal injury attorneys urge accident victims to obtain testimony from witnesses while they are still at the scene of the crash. Memory is notoriously unreliable, especially after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event, and the sooner you obtain testimony following a collision, the more accurate it [...]

Are Sobriety Checkpoints Legal in Texas?

By |2017-10-11T19:20:58+00:00October 11th, 2017|Accidents|

Drunk driving is a serious problem around the nation, and each state takes its own measures to prevent it. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, sobriety checkpoints are one of the most popular strategies for deterring drunk driving and identifying offenders. […]

How Can I Ensure My Deposition Goes Well?

By |2017-09-06T18:45:06+00:00September 6th, 2017|Accidents|

Attending a deposition and answering questions about your accident and injuries can be intimidating because a single misguided statement could have a significant impact on the outcome of your case. A personal injury lawyer from the Cooper Law Firm can help you prepare for the deposition by explaining the process and the questions that you [...]

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. [...]

Top 4 Tips to Help You Avoid Car Accident Injuries

By |2017-08-30T19:14:59+00:00May 8th, 2017|Accidents|

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Americans spend more than 1 million days in various hospitals across the country annually as a direct result of car crash injuries. This figure highlights the fact that hefty medical bills are not the only cost accident victims incur; lost wages due to an extended hospital [...]

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