Legal Blog

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  • Jan
  • 2017

Essay contestants are encouraged to offer real-life, practical ideas to make Texas roads safer New Braunfels, Texas – January 10, 2017 – Distracted driving contributes to more than 100,000 crashes in Texas each year, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. Tragically, many of those crashes could have been prevented....

Injuries caused by preventable accidents are an unfortunately common occurrence. Although the circumstances surrounding these accidents may vary, the results are often the same. Victims are left to struggle with heavy medical bills while suffering lost wages, as their injuries prevent them from engaging in hobbies and activities they once...

Getting hurt in a slip-and-fall accident in Texas can be devastating. These accidents often result in severe and debilitating injuries, and they can make it difficult or impossible for the injured person to work. Falls are among the leading causes of visits to emergency departments each year, accounting for 8...

Getting hurt in a slip-and-fall accident can be debilitating. Even in a slip, trip, or fall incident that appears to be relatively minor, it is possible to suffer serious, ongoing injuries such as traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), spinal cord injuries, and broken bones. If you suffer a debilitating injury in...

Thousands of car accidents happen every year throughout Texas. And if you are one of the many people who was partially at fault for a car accident this year, you may be wondering whether you can still recover compensation. Your ability to recover damages and file a civil action depends...

The law, and your right to file a claim against a negligent party, is probably not the thing that you are most highly focused on immediately after you have suffered an injury. Instead, you are probably thinking about your rehabilitation and medical care, how you will get by without being...

When an 18-wheeler slams into a passenger vehicle, the sheer size of the truck can make for tragic results. Indeed, 18-wheeler trucks can weigh up to 20 times more than an average passenger car, so when these two vehicles are involved in an accident, the smaller one has little hope...

When you suffer injuries due to someone else’s negligent or careless behavior, you have a right to pursue full and fair compensation through a personal injury lawsuit. However, many accident victims feel immediate financial pressure due to medical bills and time off work, and they wonder how long a personal...

Car accidents can result in serious personal injuries, which can lead to extensive medical treatment and lengthy rehabilitation, as well as time missed from work. The financial consequences can quickly add up, and when another driver’s negligence or bad behavior caused the accident, that person should be held liable for...

Have you ever picked up your cellphone to talk, text, or look up directions while driving through New Braunfels? If so, you are not alone in this dangerous behavior. In fact, an increasing number of people in Texas are engaging in distracted driving behaviors, according to a recent article in...