Charlie Ginn Receives Reich Chandler Outstanding Advocate Award

Personal Injury

The Reich Chandler Outstanding Advocate Award is given to a member of the TTLA Advocates who embodies the qualities of balance, tradition, and professionalism. Proverbs 17:17 says a friend loves at all...

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More than 600 Pedestrians Died in Texas Last Year

Pedestrian Accidents

Yes, you read that right. Over 600 pedestrians died in Texas last year. What is more, the long-term trend in Texas and throughout the United States is ominous for pedestrian deaths and...

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Study Indicates Texas Appellate Court Rulings Now More Fair to Plaintiffs

Personal Injury

According to a story in the Texas Lawbook, the courts of appeals in Texas have been treating litigants much more fairly in 2019 than in the past. A study found that during...

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Car Accidents are the Leading Cause of Death Among Healthy US Citizens

Car Accidents

I have a confession to make.  When it comes to facts, figures and statistics, I am a real nerd.  It seems throughout my whole life I have been looking for facts that...

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Deaths from Cars Running Red Lights are at a 10-Year High

Car Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents, Truck Accidents

According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, the number of people killed in automobile and truck wrecks from drivers running red lights reached a 10 year high in 2017. Continual increasing...

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Older Drivers are More Likely to be Distracted by Technology

Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Recent News

According to AAA, older drivers are more likely to be distracted while driving when using in-vehicle technology than their counterparts. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety and the University of Utah released...

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Texas Workers Are Dying on the Job at Alarming Rates

Personal Injury, Recent News, Wrongful Death

This week, the Texas Observer published a story confirming what many of us in the legal industry knew to be true from observation: Texas workers are dying on the job much more...

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Study Shows Women at Higher Risk Than Men in Car Wrecks

Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries, Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Recent News, Wrongful Death

Study Shows Women at Higher Risk Than Men in Car Wrecks We have all heard about gender gaps in different areas of our lives. Differences in our elected leaders, job types, and...

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Oil Rig Explosions Highlight Indifference to Safety

Construction Defects, Oil and Gas Fraud, Personal Injury, Recent News

Last Wednesday, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board issued a rare but scathing indictment of the oil and gas industry for the lack of regulation and supervision of the onshore oil and gas...

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Crane Collapse in Dallas Causes Death and Serious Injury

Construction Defects, Personal Injury, Recent News, Wrongful Death

Several weeks ago, I wrote to warn you about cranes and the dangers that they pose.  You can read the blog entry here. Yesterday, during some severe weather in Dallas, the inevitable...

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