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May

The Disturbing Trend of Traffic Fatalities: How Can You Stay Safe?

Traffic deaths have hit an all-time high since 2005. According to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) report released on April 18, 2023, approximately 43,000 persons died in motor vehicle accidents on U.S. highways in 2021. This marks a 10% increase over the...

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May

Loving Husband and Father Killed While Exchanging Insurance Information in Tragic North Texas Car Wreck

“He tried to ask for insurance, and he told me to call police and 911, and I was so nervous, so I started trying to unlock my phone, and the next thing I know everything blacked out,” Yarelis Martinez recalled of her husband's final moments.Sergio Torres died in...

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22

May

Road Rage Is on the Rise in North Texas

The Dallas Morning News recently reported that road rage is on the rise in North Texas. While I share the assessment, I too have been unable to find reliable data to measure the extent of the problem. When asked specifically, the Dallas Police Department has confirmed at least 60...

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22

May

Over 9,500 Americans Died in Traffic-Related Accidents During the First Quarter of 2022

In the first quarter of this year, over 9,500 Americans who loved, who worked to build our country, who laughed with their friends, who shared sorrows in hard times, who cared for their families—are gone. Their deaths are unseen by the public but not by those who love them...

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22

May

Steps to Take after a Motorcycle Accident in Texas

Few things are scarier than getting into an accident while riding your motorcycle. The inherent lack of protection often means that injuries are more severe after a motorcycle wreck. Here is some advice from an attorney on the best steps to take after a motorcycle accident.1.) Ta...

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22

May

Ways for Motorcyclists to Protect Themselves

Fun and freedom are two words that often come to mind when thinking about riding motorcycles. However, that fun and freedom are not without danger. As one of the smallest vehicles on the road, accidents involving motorcycles are often devastating. Luckily, there are ways for moto...

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22

May

Impact of a Jury’s Implicit Bias on Motorcycle Accident Liability

In a perfect world, judges and juries would decide cases based on the facts alone. However, jurors are human beings with their own prejudices. Unfortunately, many people have negative preconceived notions about motorcyclists, leading some jurors to find more fault on the part of...

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22

May

Motorcycle Crashes Resulting in Death Radically Increase in Texas in 2020

With less traffic on the road in 2020 and a 2 percent reduction in motorcycle crashes, you would expect there to be fewer cyclist killed in crashes, but the opposite occurred. In Texas, there was a 17 percent increase in Texas motorcycle fatalities compared to 2019.The Texa...

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22

May

What to Look for From Texas Motorcycle Insurance Coverage

Identifying what insurance policy option is right for your circumstances can be a difficult endeavor. It is impossible to know when you might get into an accident and would, therefore, need coverage. What should you be looking for out of the company you might be financially depen...

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22

May

Safety Tips for Out-of-State Motorcyclists in Texas

Before riding anywhere in Texas on a motorcycle, it is important to get a general sense of road conditions and potential hazards to watch out for. This is especially important if you are from out of state and unfamiliar with the area.Before getting on the road to or through this...

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