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Common Causes of Rear-End Crashes

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Have you ever been involved in a rear-end crash? If so, you’re not alone. Rear-end crashes account for 29% of all accidents and are one of the most common types of auto accidents. These crashes can lead to whiplash, neck and back injuries, broken bones and other serious injuries, especially when high speeds are… Read More »

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Parking Lot Accidents

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Even though we are in a pandemic, you can expect stores to be a lot more crowded as we enter the holiday season. People are primarily on the hunt for food and gifts this time of year, and this can lead to crowded parking lots. With many more vehicles crammed into a small space,… Read More »

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Bad Driving Habits to Avoid

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Many of us witness bad driving on a daily basis. Actions such as failing to use turn signals, speeding, running red lights and distracted driving are all things that can lead to serious accidents. In fact, you may be guilty of bad driving from time to time. You may feel more relaxed on certain… Read More »

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When an Employer is Liable for Your Car Accident

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As you probably know as a driver, there are many types of car accidents. They can happen in many ways and no two are the same. Liability can also differ in several ways. For example, if you are involved in a car accident while on the clock, who is responsible? Do you have to… Read More »

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Car Accidents Among the Elderly

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People are living longer nowadays, which means that seniors are staying independent for longer. This means that many are still behind the wheels of their vehicles even as they hit 80 and 90 years old and beyond. In 2017, nearly 44 million licensed drivers in the United States were over the age of 65…. Read More »

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Understanding Airbag Injuries

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Many newer vehicles on the market come with advanced safety features, such as airbags. Often found in the steering wheel, dashboard and doors, airbags inflate quickly after a car accident to protect vehicle occupants from serious injuries. Airbags can and do save lives when deployed properly. However, there is so much force and speed… Read More »

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1 Killed, 4 Injured in Houston Car Accident

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Fatal car accidents can be caused by various factors. Sometimes they are caused by factors such as roads and a lack of traffic signs and signals. No matter the situation, a fatal car accident can be a tragic situation, especially when the victim is a mother of four young children. A recent crash in… Read More »

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Steps to Take After a Texas Car Accident

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The roads in Texas are very busy. Car accidents happen on a daily basis. Many are minor, while others are major and even fatal. No matter how serious your crash is, there are some steps you need to take if you are involved in an accident. If you don’t follow the correct steps, you… Read More »

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Woman Killed in Solo-Vehicle Crash in Texas

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A car accident does not have to involve multiple vehicles. In many cases, drivers are seriously injured or even killed in solo-vehicle crashes. Sadly, this was recently the case in Texas. A woman was killed after hitting a pole while driving in a Fort Worth suburb. The fatal accident occurred on the afternoon of… Read More »

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Driving Safely in Bad Weather

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It’s always much nicer to go for a drive when the weather is sunny and clear. When it’s raining and snowing or there is fog or ice around, things get trickier behind the wheel. It’s much harder to see what’s in front of you. The roads become slippery and unsafe. Car accidents become more… Read More »

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