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After a car accident, you should hire an experienced car accident lawyer as soon as possible. In the aftermath of an accident, you are likely stressed and unsure of what to do next. Having an attorney on your side, however, means that you can focus on recovery while your attorney works to get you the…

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As a brain injury lawyer, we often warn our clients that there are few things that can be done for a concussion besides resting the brain in various ways. But that doesn’t mean you should avoid getting medical care. In fact, the opposite is true. A brain injury study released in January found that people…

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As someone who represents clients who have endured brain injuries, I try to stay on top of the literature. This week, I ran into a summary of a recent brain injury study that was terrifying. The study found that high school athletes who had suffered a concussion in the prior 12 months were 20-25% more…

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I don’t want to get into politics, but there is a real lesson for personal injury victims in a recent news story. As you probably know, the United States killed an Iranian official. To retaliate, on January 8, 2020, Iran fired missiles on US bases in Iraq. The United States’ immediate response was that no…

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Each year, we end the year by giving several donations to non-profits that we support. This year, one of the organizations we donated to was inspired by my son. This spring, Ryan, my 16 year old son, tried out for the RBI Austin 18 year old regional baseball team. Not only did Ryan make the…

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There are a number of potential parties that may be sued in the aftermath of a big rig accident. Depending on what caused and contributed to the accident, you could sue: the truck driver the driver’s company the owner of the truck the owner of the trailer the owner of the goods being hauled the…

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Some of the more common contributing factors, or common causes of truck accidents include: Distracted driving Improperly loaded cargo Insufficient/infrequent maintenance Thin tires Shoddy inspections Driver fatigue Speeding DUI by alcohol or drugs Failing to obey traffic regulations Poor weather Lack of training Lack of proper driver safety programs Other Truck Accident FAQs:

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Truck accidents are common in Texas, and across the nation. In fact, Texas consistently leads the nation in the No.1 spot for the greatest number of large trucks involved in fatal wrecks. In 2017 there were 621 deaths. Texas also leads in the number of deaths of truck and other vehicle occupants. Other Truck Accident…

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Due to their size and weight, trucks can weigh up to 80,000 pounds, accidents involving them are often catastrophic. A collision between a truck and a passenger vehicle will often result in severe injuries or even death. The most common injuries sustained in truck accidents include but are not limited to: Burns Spinal cord injuries…

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