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Do you do a lot of walking in the Sherman, TX area? Do you enjoy walking to and from work, school, the store, the doctor’s office or the park? If so, you must do everything possible to protect yourself when being a pedestrian. If you don’t, you could put yourself in serious danger the next time you step foot on the sidewalk or the pavement. It can be difficult to recover completely from injuries suffered
Personal injury cases can stem from just about any type of accident, including vehicle accidents and slip and fall accidents. When a person is injured in such an accident he or she will likely decide to file a claim against the at-fault person’s insurance company. If the claim is to succeed, there needs to be some form of negligence present by one party or another. If there is no negligence present then it can be…
Texas continues to lead the nation when it comes to fatal drunk driving accidents. And a shocking 40% of all traffic fatalities are attributed to intoxicated drivers. Even though it is illegal to drive with a BAC of 0.08 or higher in Texas, thousands of drivers in the Lone Star State drive drunk every year. In 2015 alone, drunk drivers were responsible for 25,479 car accidents and over 15,000 injuries. On average, someone is…
Earlier this summer, a vintage World War II plane crashed in the town of Burnet, Texas shortly after takeoff. The military aircraft was carrying 13 passengers – including volunteers and family members with the Commemorative Air Force – to an air show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. When it left the central Texas airport, the plane began to dip dangerously to the left, causing the plane’s wing to hit the ground. As the aircraft came to a…
If you’ve been injured in an Uber accident or any other ridesharing accident, it is important to understand your rights as passenger. Under state law, you are able to collect compensation from the “at-fault” driver and their insurance company. Unlike other accidents, however, who is liable for your accident isn’t always immediately clear in the aftermath. If your accident involved a driver who was “on-the-clock” when the accident occured, you won’t necessarily file a claim…
Tribune Media has withdrawn from a $3.9 billion merger with Sinclair Broadcast Group and is now poised to sue for breach of contract over failed negotiations with regulators. Last year, Sinclair announced the merger, which would’ve been the biggest acquisition in its history. The merger began to unravel when the Federal Communications Commission raised serious concerns about the business deal, however. When the merger was announced, it was set to create a conservative broadcasting…
Seasonal employees are an important part of the country’s workforce. Temporary staff during the holidays and busy tourist seasons keeps many businesses afloat, and serve as an integral part of our economy. In fact, during the 2014 holiday season, the retail industry hired 755,000 new employees, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. By definition, a seasonal employee is anyone who is hired into a position that typically lasts for six months or less, and…
While any accident can have serious, lifelong consequences, collisions with semi trucks and tractor-trailers can be even more severe. Due to the sheer size of these types of vehicles, they put other drivers and vehicles at risk. Insult to injury is that since many truck drivers are covered by their employers’ insurance policies, getting compensation for an accident turn into a time-consuming ordeal. Here are the 7 most common causes of trucking accidents. Blind Spots…
Thanks to rigorous crime reporting laws, states must provide clear and timely documentation of arrests each year. This makes it easy to track which types of crime are most common, as well as which offenses are on the rise. Drug-Related Crimes  Drug-related crimes are, by far, the most common types of crime throughout the state. This category of crime covers several different offenses, including the manufacturing of narcotics and the possession of drugs. In fact,…
Four Texas gas stations in the greater Dallas-Ft. Worth area have been ordered to reimburse consumers who purchased gas at these locations in the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Harvey last August.  The station owners are accused of price gouging, or unethically capitalizing on the chaos created by the hurricane, by raising prices on gas to a level much higher than is considered reasonable or fair. Hurricane Harvey has tied Hurricane Katrina as the costliest tropical…