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Texas Lawmakers look To End Swoop and Settle Tactics After Accidents

Car Accidents

Car accidents can result in a variety of economic and non-economic losses. These losses, or damages, include medical bills, vehicle damage costs, pain and suffering, mental suffering, and more. As such, the...

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Amazon Subcontractors Discouraging Safety?

Car Accidents

Amazon subs out its delivery drivers to a number of subcontractors.  To promote safe driving within the fleet, Amazon created an app called Mentor to track how a driver deals with various...

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Swoop and Settle: Time for the Abuse of Our Injured to End

Car Accidents

It has long been against the law for a lawyer to swoop in after an injury and use pressure tactics to gain new clients.  If a lawyer or a representative of a...

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Tesla Autopilot Technology Causes More Distracted Drivers

Car Accidents

MIT researchers released a study that found that Tesla drivers are more distracted when they use the company’s semi-autonomous Autopilot feature that are in these vehicles. According to the study “drivers glanced more frequently...

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What Is the Worst Month to Drive?

Car Accidents

If you were to guess which month is the riskiest to drive, would you think it is January, when revelers tend to crash on New Year’s Day? Or perhaps July, when the...

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Lower Traffic Count Does Not Affect the Death Count as Expected in Texas

Car Accidents

A story in the Houston Chronicle recently took an in depth look at how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the rate of serious injuries and deaths on highways throughout the state of...

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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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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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