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The Legal Process After a Rideshare Accident

By Dallas Personal Injury Attorney on September 20, 2022

Uber was Texas’s first rideshare service, arriving in 2012. Since then, the use of ridesharing apps has grown in prominence greatly. While ridesharing is a handy and user-friendly tool, rideshare accidents are considerably more complicated than regular vehicle accidents. There can be broad legal challenges that arise as a result of liability and insurance questions related to ridesharing accidents.

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How Police Officers Are Supposed To Navigate Intersections

By Dallas Personal Injury Attorney on September 10, 2022

If you have been in a crash involving an emergency vehicle, you may be wondering who is at fault and what your options are. There are laws in Texas that regulate the conduct of operators of emergency vehicles to ensure the safety of drivers operating passenger vehicles.

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What If Another Driver Hit You Because of an Animal On the Road?

By Dallas Personal Injury Attorney on August 5, 2022

There are many types of animal-related scenarios and encounters that may cause accidents on the road.

Domestic animals are commonly seen on roadsides, as they are often used by people as transportation. These include horses, donkeys, cattle, and sheep. A person may encounter an accident in which a domestic animal is involved if they are driving too close to the side of the road where these animals are grazing or moving around.

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How to Take Effective Accident Scene Photos

By Dallas Personal Injury Attorney on May 1, 2022

Car accidents can be traumatic, and it can be hard to think clearly in the aftermath. However, the steps you take in the aftermath of an accident are extremely important because they could be the difference between being able to make a successful claim or not. Without evidence, you won’t be able to prove negligence and therefore will not be compensated for your injuries.

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Are Traffic Roundabouts Safe?

By Dallas Personal Injury Attorney on March 15, 2022

A roundabout is a circular intersection where drivers travel counterclockwise around a center island. Roundabouts are popular in Europe, and they are becoming more common in Texas, too. There are no lights or traffic signals in a roundabout, and traffic flows continuously.

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What Dangers Should You Be Aware of on Dallas, TX Highways?

By Dallas Personal Injury Attorney on January 18, 2022

Dallas metro area roadways include interstates, U.S. routes, state highways, loops, spurs, and tollways. Many highways in the area have more than one name. For example, the Tom Landry Highway is also known as I-30 between I-35E in Dallas and I-35W in Fort Worth. The Elmer Weaver Freeway is also U.S. Highway 67 from I-635 south. As in most major cities today, dangerous driving behavior can lead to accidents and make driving on Dallas roads a risk.

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The Risk of a No-Airbag Collision

By Dallas Personal Injury Attorney on September 22, 2021

Airbags have saved thousands of lives over the years, protecting drivers and passengers from serious injuries or death – but what about when the airbag fails to deploy? All vehicles are required to have dual airbags in the front of the vehicle. The newest vehicles are also equipped with side airbags. When a collision occurs, the airbag is supposed to instantly inflate, taking only 20 to 30 milliseconds, enough time to protect a driver or passenger from impacts. As a safety feature, airbags are a top performer, but as human-made devices, could fail.

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Can You Stack Auto Insurance in Texas?

By Dallas Personal Injury Attorney on September 5, 2021

“Stacked” auto insurance is a combination of uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage. This type of insurance allows you to gain a higher level of protection if you are injured in an accident – but it is a little more costly. Texas allows for stacked insurance, which permits you to add together the value of more than one type of coverage, or your coverage and a family member’s coverage.

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How Rear-End Collisions Cause Spinal Cord Damage

By Dallas Personal Injury Attorney on August 4, 2021

The spinal cord is the central nervous system of the body, carrying messages from the brain to the entire body. The nerve tissue of the cord runs from the base of the skull and down the center of the back, surrounded by the bones of the back, which provide protection. A rear-end collision poses a danger to the healthy function of this critical body system.

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Why Tailgating Is a Risky Behavior

By Dallas Personal Injury Attorney on March 29, 2021

All of us have experienced drivers who follow too closely, riding our bumpers and trying to force us to speed up or change lanes. This puts the driver in front in a dangerous position, as he may risk being rear-ended due to another driver’s impatience. It also puts the lead driver at risk of being run off the road, hitting objects in the road, or have difficulties stopping at red lights.

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