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What to do After a Car Accident

Auto Accidents are unexpected and stressful. Even the most careful drivers may be involved.  Hopefully these tips will give you guidance on what to do after a car accident. Before the accident Prepare the trunk of your car for a possible accident as well by making sure you have: A set of cones; Warning triangles;…

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Asbestos Claims Bar Raised by Texas Supreme Court

Asbestos litigation in Texas just became a lot harder. The Texas Supreme Court recently overturned a Corpus Christi mechanic’s $169,000 damage award because he failed to quantify how much asbestos had been inhaled on the job. Arturo Flores, working a mechanic for more than 30 years, was exposed to asbestos every time he ground brake…

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Malpractice Case Continues After Patient Dies

In an unsigned, unanimous ruling, the Texas Supreme Court ruled last week that the family of Sharon Boyd, a Fort Worth woman who died last year of colon cancer, can proceed with a malpractice lawsuit against three doctors who had diagnosed her ailment as hemorrhoids. The doctors had asked the court to void the lawsuit,…

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Drunken Drivers Kill More People in Texas than in Any Other State

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Texas led the country last year in the number of drunken driving fatalities with 1,354 drunken driving deaths last year (up from 34 in 2005). Texas tied Arizona and Kansas for the largest increase in the number of fatalities while Utah, Kansas, and Iowa had the largest percentage…

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Whiplash May Result in Delayed Jaw Pain

Trauma patients 5 times more likely to suffer facial dysfunction after a crash THURSDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDay News) — About one in three people who suffer whiplash is at risk of developing delayed jaw pain/dysfunction that may require treatment, a Swedish study finds. Publishing in the August issue of the Journal of the American Dental…

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The use of Insurance in the Court Room

Not being a lawyer, you may not be aware that the Texas rules of evidence prohibits a lawyer from mentioning insurance in a case where the insurance company is not the defendant.  In other words, if you find yourself on a jury hearing a claim for medical malpractice or a car accident, you won’t hear…

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Rural Teens Take More Driving Risks

A recent article in the Austin American Statesman reveals that teen drivers in rural areas are at a greater risk of being involved in an accident that their urban counterparts. The article was based on a study by the Texas Transportation Institute released Tuesday which shows, among other things that rural teens are more likely…

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Progressive Spying on Car Wreck Victims

In August, the Atlanta Journal Constitution broke a story about Progressive Insurance Company’s use of private investigators in a shocking manner. The story, which is unfortunately no longer available online, stated as follows: When a new couple arrived at Southside Christian Fellowship in August 2005, members welcomed them with open arms. Soon, the new couple…

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Before You Speak to the Insurance Company, Learn About Your Rights

Anchorage, Alaska personal injury lawyer Michael Schneider has a great story about a client who lost a personal injury case because the client spoke to the insurance adjuster, trusted the adjuster, and apparently followed the adjuster’s bad advice, which ended up hurting the claim. Mr. Schneider doesn’t have specifics but only says that at trial…

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