How Long After a Car Accident Can Whiplash Occur?

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It happened so fast that all you remember is slamming on the brakes. The back of your car looks like a scrunched-up accordion, and the vehicle that hit you doesn’t look any better. Besides being shaken up, you don’t feel any injuries. You can walk, all your limbs move as they should, and you’re not […]

What to Do After a Pedestrian Is Hit By a Car in Texas?

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Bicycles, electric scooters, and walking from place to place have become more and more popular, first in 2020 and early 2021 during the COVID-19 pandemic. As individuals sought ways to enjoy time outside their homes in the open air, alternatives seemed a viable option. Though, even as the world began to return to some sense […]

Why Are More Cyclists Being Killed By Cars in Texas?

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When the COVID-19 Pandemic hit, the entire world seemed to come to a screeching halt. Public spaces, such as workplaces, gyms, public transportation, and office buildings completely shut down, leaving people stuck at home. But one thing people could still do was pick up their old bicycle or buy a new one to take to […]

Merge, Sideswipe, Lane Change Accidents – Who Is at Fault?

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It happens in a blink of an eye. You are driving home from work, listening to your favorite song on the radio, and then something hits the side of your car. It drives you into the lane next to you, going right through it and into the ditch. Thankfully, only you and the driver that […]

I Was In a Car Crash With an Uber Driver

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Uber has over 3.5 million drivers on the road throughout the United States. It remains one of the most downloaded apps in the travel category across Android and iOS phones and has been installed over 95 million times.  With so many Uber drivers and riders, accidents are bound to happen. A study entitled “The Cost of Convenience: Ridesharing […]

What Happens When a Passenger Is Injured in a Rideshare Accident?

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There are a plethora of rideshare companies across Texas and the United States. From recognizable brands such as Uber and Lyft to the more obscure companies such as Wingz, this industry has transformed the way individuals catch a ride to their next destination. No longer do individuals have to try and flag down a taxi. […]

Head-On Collisions Causes and Outcomes

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It happens in the blink of an eye. One moment you are driving on I-20, heading home from picking your children up, and the next, your car is face-to-face with another vehicle. SMASH! You are thrown forward, only being caught by the airbag deploying. Your children are jostled around in the backseat.  Everything goes black. […]

Which Pedestrians Are at Risk for an Accident?

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Pedestrian accidents are unfortunately more common than any of us would like to believe. While vehicles have been around for a while now, the frequency of pedestrian accidents has increased over the years, despite new laws being set in place to help protect pedestrians. To put this issue into more perspective, the Texas Department of Transportation […]

What Do I Do If I Was Hit By an Unlicensed Driver?

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In the State of Texas, anyone who operates a motor vehicle must have a license. This law ensures that individuals know how to operate a vehicle and follow the laws set in place to help keep everyone safe on the road. According to a study conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, drivers who operated […]

Are Texas Texting and Driving Laws Effective?

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Cell phones have radically changed the way we communicate, look up information, and interact with the world around us. While being able to contact loved ones, conduct business, or set up appointments from anywhere has made life more convenient and even saved lives, the dark side to this incredible invention is texting and driving.  In […]