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Six Flags Roller Coaster Accident in Arlington, Texas

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When thrillseekers walk into an amusement park, they often wonder which of the rides there are the scariest. In the case of Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, the answers would be The New Texas Giant, Roaring Rapids, and The Gunslinger. That’s because those three rides have all led to the serious injury or even […]

How to Report a Hit and Run in Amarillo

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It is estimated that 14% of drivers in Texas are uninsured. As a responsible driver in Amarillo, you carry at least the state-minimum amount of auto insurance—but if you get hit by somebody who flees the scene, there’s a good chance that they’re uninsured. They may also have another reason that they make the unfortunate decision […]

Who is Liable in Multi-Employer Work Site Accidents in Dallas?

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It’s an unavoidable fact of life that accidents will happen at the workplace. And when multiple contractors, subcontractors, and other supervisors are involved in the circumstances of the accident, determining liability can be tricky. Read on to learn more about some of the legal principles that govern worksite liability in Texas. OSHA’s Multi-Employer Worksite Doctrine […]

Top 10 Causes of Workplace Injuries

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While the number of US workers injured at work has been declining every year, 882,730 still incurred injuries in 2017 alone. According to a report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2.8% of workers were injured on the job last year. Many of these accidents would have been prevented if employers had maintained safe conditions […]

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

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Rear-end collisions are common. Every year in the United States, there are approximately 1.7 million rear-end car crashes. Because of this, there’s a good chance that you will be involved in a rear-end collision at some point in your life. If you were in a rear-end collision where your vehicle was the one in the rear, you […]

Wrongful Death Claim vs Survival Action

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Losing a loved one unexpectedly can be a devastating experience. And when your loved one has died because of another person’s negligence or recklessness, you may wonder whether you have any way to seek justice. Two options for getting justice include filing a wrongful death claim or filing a survival action against the negligent party, but not […]

Most Common Workplace Injuries

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics lists the following occupations as having the highest numbers of injuries in 2015: laborers/material handlers, tractor trailer/heavy truck drivers, cleaners/janitors, nursing assistants, and general maintenance/repair workers. While some work-related injuries are specific to the occupation, certain injuries are common in most jobs. Back Injuries Workplace accidents involving slips and falls and lifting […]