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What is a Jackknife Truck Accident?

By Gilbert Adams |

Trucking is a vital industry for the Texas and national economies. Semis (eighteen-wheelers or tractor-trailers) and other large trucks do, however, create a significant hazard for other drivers on the road. Any number of things can go wrong when operating a large truck, from driver error, lack of training, maintenance failures, to inclement weather… Read More »

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After an Oilfield Accident: What to Do

By Gilbert Adams |

Oilfield accidents are serious and require specialized knowledge and discovery. Oilfield explosions or fires can lead to severe burn and brain injuries and trauma, expensive medical bills, and impair your ability to work in the future. If you’ve been hurt in an oilfield accident, whether you were on the job or just passing by,… Read More »

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Causes of Gas Explosions

By Gilbert Adams |

Oil and gas are everywhere in our daily lives, from our homes to our cars, to the factories that produce our goods and power our homes. A gas leak combined with any ignition source from hot work to an errant spark can have catastrophic consequences. Continue reading to learn about the causes of gas… Read More »

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Can You Sue for Burn Damage From an Airbag in Texas?

By Gilbert Adams |

Airbags are intended to save lives. They are the last line of defense to minimize or reduce the risk of catastrophic injury in a serious car crash They were designed to stop an occupant’s head and chest from colliding with the steering wheel, dashboard, window, or other unsafe surface. However, not all airbags work… Read More »

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Do You Have the Right of Way When Backing Out of a Parking Space in Texas?

By Gilbert Adams |

Not every car crash is a fiery wreck on the freeway. Many collisions occur in parking garages and parking lots. Even low-speed “fender-benders” can lead to injury, including injury to intervertebral discs and other conditions like whiplash, which can cause long-term consequences, functional loss and pain. Recovering compensation after a crash depends on establishing… Read More »

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How Can Construction Accidents be Prevented?

By Gilbert Adams |

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), twenty percent of all workplace deaths occur in the construction industry. Many of these fatalities could have been prevented if many of the parties involved had been following appropriate safety protocols and taken all appropriate precautions. Continue reading for tips on how to prevent construction… Read More »

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Common Hazards on a Construction Site

By Gilbert Adams |

Construction is a vital industry in Southeast Texas. It is also one of the most dangerous. As many as twenty percent of all private industry worker fatalities occur in construction-related jobs. According to agencies such as the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the majority of construction accidents are preventable, had all parties… Read More »

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Most Common Construction Accidents in Texas

By Gilbert Adams |

Construction is one of the most dangerous industries in the United States. Worksite injuries and fatalities can result from a variety of different accidents. Construction accidents are preventable with proper safety training, equipment, and implementation. Read on for a discussion of the most common construction accidents, and call a knowledgeable Beaumont construction accident attorney… Read More »

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What Happens if a Tire Blowout Caused your Car Accident?

By Gilbert Adams |

Tire blowouts are a terrifying thing to experience. Especially if you are driving on the freeway at high speeds, suddenly losing control of your vehicle and flying all over the road is a jarring and frightening thing. If you are hurt in an accident caused by a tire blowout, what comes next? Can you… Read More »

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How to Avoid Being Hit by a Drunk Driver

By Gilbert Adams |

Drunk driving remains a dangerous problem on Texas roads causing many injuries and deaths every year. In 2018, 961 people were killed in drunk driving accidents in Texas, representing more than 25 percent of the total number of motor vehicle fatalities. Thousands more are seriously injured by drunk or impaired drivers each year. Below,… Read More »

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