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How to Avoid Accidents With 18-Wheelers in Texas

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In 2019 alone, the Texas Department of Transportation reported there were a total of 39,193 commercial truck and bus accidents. Many drivers know to give 18-wheelers a wide berth since large trucks are capable of disastrous damage. Accidents involving 18-wheelers though are still common though. Drivers still use risky maneuvers to get around the large […]

What to Expect From the Medical Exam for a Green Card or Visa

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There are a lot of steps that immigrants hoping to make the United States their permanent home have to take. The application, interview, and waiting period are well-known, but another aspect of the process that is often not talked about in the United States Medical Exam. This exam ensures that the individuals coming into the […]

Spinal Cord Injury: Rising in Incidence and Age of Victims

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Whether it’s a sports accident, a car accident, or a slip and fall, the possibility of sustaining a spinal cord injury is always present. In the United States, there has been a steady rise in spinal cord injuries, especially among older adults. From 2007 to 2009, a study by John Hopkins University looked at the […]

If you Rear End Someone in Texas, is it Always Your Fault?

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Rear-end collisions happen in a moment. All it takes is a moment of lapsed judgment, inattention, or a risky maneuver from another vehicle to result in an accident. In the United States, there are approximately 1.7 million rear-end collisions per year. If you were in a rear-end collision where your vehicle was the one in […]

What Is a Notice of Intent to Deny?

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There is an overwhelming sense of excitement and accomplishment that comes with sending in your application to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). You’ll then wait for days, maybe even weeks, as they process your application, which only fuels your excitement. Then, the moment you waited for finally arrives. You rip open the letter […]

Defensive Driving Tips

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Driving is a regular part of many people’s day across the United States. From going to work, getting the kids to school, and visiting loved ones, much of our lives is spent on the go. While driving is a commonplace activity, it is also one of the most dangerous activities that people undertake every day. […]

Marijuana and Driving: Has Legalization Caused a Rise in Car Accidents?

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Marijuana has been a hot topic in lawmaking. Over the past few years, many states have completely legalized marijuana and ended arrests for possessing the drug for recreational purposes. Texas remains one of the few states where the legalization of marijuana is extremely limited. While cannabis oil for medicinal purposes is allowed, having marijuana on […]

How to Choose a Work Injury Attorney

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Texas workers face many additional challenges after being injured on the job. Not only do they have to focus on the hard work of recovery, but they may also have to contend with their job not offering worker’s compensation. Costly medical bills, lost wages, and additional financial hardships on their family can be a major […]

Top 10 Causes of Workplace Injuries

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According to the latest data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 888,220 nonfatal injuries and illnesses were a direct result of workplace accidents in 2019. This accounts for 2.8% of all workers in the United States being injured on the job. Many of these accidents could have been prevented if the employers had […]

What are the 3 Types of Product Liability?

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Accidents resulting from a defective product can be jarring. Not only are you left dealing with hospital bills and damages, but you may be conflicted on whether to bring a lawsuit against the manufacturer or not. There are three categories of product liability that your particular case can fall under: design defect, manufacturing defect, or […]