Personal Injury

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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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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What Do Some Cellphones and Electronic Cigarettes Have in Common?

Personal Injury, Product Recall, Recent News

It sounds like the beginning to a bad joke, but there is a very dangerous answer. Recently, a professional basketball player living in Plano, Texas was injured when his LG cellphone exploded...

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Tips and Tricks for Cross-Examining a Defendant Driver

Car Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury

One of the most critical moments in a car accident personal injury trial is the cross-examination of the defendant driver. Often, a capable personal injury attorney can expose traffic violations and other...

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Update on the Unfair Insurance Tactic of Swoop and Settle in Texas

Bicycle Accident, Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury, Truck Accidents

Earlier last month, I wrote about another reason not to talk to an insurance adjuster. In that blog, I wrote about testimony that I provided to the Texas House Insurance Committee on...

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Another Reason Not to Talk to an Insurance Adjuster After a Wreck

Car Accidents, Personal Injury

Just wanted to put a quick post up to say what an honor it was to tell a client’s story to the Texas House Insurance Committee on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Unfortunately,...

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