Category: In Depth

Other Driver Texting While Driving

Can I Prove That the Other Driver Was Texting and Driving Prior to My Accident?

| July 14, 2017 | Comments (0)

Do you believe that your car accident was a result of another driver texting and driving? Proving this can be difficult, but an attorney may be able to help. Most states have laws against texting and driving, and as of September 1st, 2017, Texas will officially join that list. Drivers in Texas who choose to […]

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Drug Recalls

What Happens When a Drug is Recalled?

| June 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

What happens when a drug is recalled due to a previously-undiscovered health concern? How are people notified? What can you do if your health has been affected by the use of this unsafe drug? Millions of people count on medication to help deal with infection, treat illness, or alleviate pain and discomfort. These medications consist of […]

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Does Automobile Insurance Follow Car or Driver?

Does Auto insurance Follow the Driver or Car?

| March 23, 2017 | Comments (0)

“Car Insurance“ (CC BY 2.0) by P.O.M. The question of who insurance follows—the driver or the car—is a very common question that we get asked all the time. It is no wonder that there is a lot of confusion out there, something we will attempt to clear up in this post. In general, car insurance follows the vehicle; […]

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Personal Injury Assumption of Risk

Assumption of Risk in a Personal Injury Case

| November 18, 2016 | Comments (0)

Some activities are inherently dangerous, and most of us know this on some level before even performing them. A good example here would have to be bungee jumping or sky jumping.  If you’re going to perform these activities under the supervision of professionals, you’ll most likely be asked to sign a waiver which essentially lets […]

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Medical Malpractice the 3rd Leading Cause of Death

Medical Malpractice is Now the 3rd Leading Cause of Death in America

| May 18, 2016 | Comments (0)

A new study shows that medical errors are more common than we once thought, and are now the third-leading cause of death in the United States. Over 251,000 lives are estimated to have been lost every year due to medical mistakes–more than respiratory disease, auto accidents, stroke and Alzheimer’s disease. Johns Hopkins Medicine conducted a study which […]

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Texting & Driving Awareness

Texting and Driving: A Dangerous Practice Costing Lives

| April 15, 2016 | Comments (0)

Texting and driving is becoming a huge problem throughout Texas and the U.S., and lawmakers are still struggling to rectify the issue. April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and I wanted to take this time to briefly address the issue. Since the late 2000s, texting while driving has gained a lot of attention as the […]

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J.B. Hunt Truck Accident Attorney

Car Accidents Involving J.B. Hunt Trucks

| March 23, 2016 | Comments (0)

Have you been injured in an accident with a J B Hunt 18-wheeler truck? You need an experienced truck accident attorney on your side. Call Jeff Rasansky at 1-877-405-4313! J.B. Hunt is a transportation company with a fleet of over 13,000 18-wheelers and more than 14,000 drivers. The company carries different types of commercial cargo such […]

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Lawyer vs Attorney - Search Trends

‘Lawyer’ vs. ‘Attorney’ – What’s the Difference?

| January 8, 2016 | Comments (0)

The terms “lawyer” and “attorney” are used quite interchangeably, but is there a difference between the two terms? Just what is the difference? Is one more-commonly-used than the other? To put it simply, all attorneys are lawyers, but not all lawyers are necessarily considered attorneys. Practically speaking though, both terms are used interchangeably by most […]

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Texas Leads Nation in Workplace Fatalities

Texas Leads Nation in Workplace Fatalities

| October 29, 2015 | Comments (0)

Numbers just released show that Texas saw 524 fatal workplace accidents in 2014, an increase from 508 the previous year. Over the last 11 years, Texas has taken the top spot when it comes to workplace deaths. If one adjusts to take into consideration population, Texas still outranks 36 other states in work-related wrongful deaths. We […]

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The Biggest Successful Lawsuit Ever Settled; $206 Billion Settlement From Big Tobacco

The Biggest Successful Lawsuit Ever Settled; $206 Billion Settlement From Big Tobacco

| June 26, 2015 | Comments (0)

The Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) of 1998 involved the 4 major tobacco companies, 46 US states, the District of Columbia and five US territories. It became the largest civil litigation settlement in US history. As early as the 1950’s, individuals within the United States began suing companies who were responsible for manufacturing and marketing cigarettes. […]

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