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Personal Injury Statistics to Know in 2020

By | Personal Injury Basics

A personal injury occurs when someone experiences harm (be that physically, financially, or emotionally) at the hands of another’s negligence. A common example of this is when someone is injured in a car accident involving a drunk driver. In those instances, the suffering incurred goes beyond what car insurance can…

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Guide to Bicycle Safety & Laws in Austin, Texas

By | Bicycle Accidents

Bicycles are a popular form of transportation in Austin, TX. Bike lanes and trails throughout the city invite cyclists to ride whether they’re commuting, or simply enjoying the activity of riding outdoors. Sharing the road, however, presents dangers that both cyclists and motorists need to be aware of.  The Insurance…

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What to Do After a Car Accident

By | Car Accidents

Car accidents are a common roadway occurrence. On average, there are 6 million car accidents in the U.S. annually. In Texas, a crash occurs every 58 seconds based on reported accidents in 2018.  Anyone can be a victim at any time, so it’s important to know what to do if…

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Excessive Force: Causes, Solutions, and Victims’ Rights

By | General

The recent murder of George Floyd by a police officer has renewed long-standing civilian outrage at police brutality. One unjust death at the hands of a police officer is too many, but it is the culmination of police brutality, particularly against Black Americans, that has caused heated civil unrest.  Unfortunately,…

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Social Host Liability In Texas

By | Texas Law

In Texas, when someone is injured by the negligence of an intoxicated person, the victim can bring a personal injury claim against that person to receive compensation for loss of income, medical bills, and other quality-of-life expenses. In some cases, the individual who provided the alcohol to the intoxicated person…

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COVID-19 Isolation: A Catch 22 for Domestic Violence

By | General

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people across the globe are staying home in an attempt to prevent infection and transmission of the virus. However, home isn’t safe for everyone.  Data shows that the number of domestic violence cases is rapidly increasing worldwide as people quarantine. Officials in Spain reported an…

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Guide to Dram Shop Law in Texas

By | Serious Injuries

We all know that drinking too much and getting behind the wheel of a vehicle is a bad, dangerous idea. It’s also illegal. And if you’ve ever worked in the food and beverage industry, you are also aware that serving too many drinks to a patron is also dangerous and…

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