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Personal Injury Law Resources

The Gilbert Adams Law Firm provides the following links for the benefit of individuals and families in Beaumont and throughout Texas who are seeking information about the law regarding automobile and trucking accidents, workplace injuries, and other forms of negligence or wrongful conduct leading to personal injury or wrongful death. We hope these links and resources are helpful to you. If you have a specific question or need immediate legal assistance in a personal injury or wrongful death matter, please contact the Gilbert Adams Law Offices to speak with an experienced and capable attorney.

Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Resources

Texas Department of Public Safety maintains driver’s licenses and driving records and manages the Texas vehicle inspection system.

Texas Department of Transportation maintains the roadways and highways of Texas and oversees the state’s transportation infrastructure. Their website offers a wealth of information, including safety tips for motorcycle and bicycle safety.

Texas Department of Motor Vehicles is responsible for vehicle registration and titling, issuing motor carrier operating authority, and motor carrier enforcement.

Texas Transit Association includes metropolitan transit authorities, small urban transit districts and rural transit districts in the State of Texas, and private and public entities from across the nation, organized to promote all modes of public transportation.

Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) is responsible for regulating the insurance industry while protecting the people and businesses that are served by insurance. TDI may assist in resolving complaints and enforce insurance laws. TDI also regulates and administers the state’s workers’ compensation system and works to prevent occupational injuries and illnesses.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) seeks to prevent commercial motor vehicle-related fatalities and injuries by enforcing safety regulations and other activities.

The Texas Wrongful Death Statute has information on who can bring a wrongful death action, who can benefit from a wrongful death action, and survival actions.

There are a number of support groups to assist victims who have suffered the loss of a limb, or the loss of a loved one.

FELA and Railroad Related Resources

National Transportation Safety Board website has information on accident reports, studies and investigations related to railroad accidents.

The Bureau of Transportation Statistics has data and statistics on railroad travel.

Federal Railroad Administration has information on safety, current events, and legislation and laws relating to railroads.

The Association of American Railroads has news, safety and other industry information.

The U.S. Railroad Retirement Board has information and forms for railroad workers.

Workplace Injuries

Occupational Safety and Health Administration was created by Congress in 1970 to ensure safe and healthful working conditions by setting and enforcing standards and providing training, outreach, education, and assistance.

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health is the federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related injury and illness.

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation is the umbrella licensing agency of the State of Texas, responsible for the regulation of 29 occupations and industries.

Products Liability

Consumer Product Safety Commission – The CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of consumer products. The CPSC website provides safety guides and programs; information on recalls by company, country of origin or product category; and links to the statutes, laws, rules and regulations governing consumer safety.

www.Recalls.gov is a central government website containing recall information for consumer products, motor vehicles, boats, food, medicine, cosmetics and environmental products.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration works to ensure the safety of drugs and medical devices on the market and to warn consumers of potential dangers.

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