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Common Causes of Pedestrian Accidents and How To Avoid Them

By Dallas Personal Injury Attorney on February 10, 2024

Texas offers a rich tapestry of culture and opportunities for residents and visitors alike. From the bustling energy of its big cities to the charm of its small towns, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in the Lone Star State. However, despite its beauty and charm, accidents can still happen.

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What If You Were Hurt While Jaywalking?

By Dallas Personal Injury Attorney on December 10, 2022

Jaywalking is defined as crossing a street carelessly or in a dangerous or illegal manner. But many people use the term to mean crossing the street where there’s no crosswalk. Texas civil code does not prohibit pedestrians from entering the roadway where there is no crosswalk.

If no cars are coming, it’s ok for a pedestrian to safely cross the road at a point where there’s not an intersection or a marked crosswalk. But pedestrians are required to yield to traffic.

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