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Explosion at Texas City Valero Refinery Injures Four

By Gilbert Adams |

An explosion at the Texas City Valero Refinery between Houston and Galveston sent four contractors to the hospital for injuries and caused a fire which took hours to contain. Read on to learn more about the gasoline refinery accident, and contact a Texas workplace accident lawyer if you have questions after suffering injuries on… Read More »

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Study Finds Speeding Causes as Many Crashes as Drunk Driving

By Gilbert Adams |

Whether it’s because we are late to arrive at our destination or simply excited to be on an open stretch of road, most everyone has driven faster than the posted speed limit at one time or another. The potential consequences of driving too fast are often disregarded, such as how the sudden appearance of… Read More »

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Study Finds Drowsy Driving a Factor in Substantial Share of Car Accidents

By Gilbert Adams |

While not every driver complies with the laws on drunken driving, the average American motorist is aware of the potential risks involved in driving after having had an unsafe amount to drink. Due to the risks imposed on other motorists and roadway occupants, driving under the influence is viewed as a morally-reprehensible, shameful behavior…. Read More »

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Explosion at oil/gas Drill Site Results in Multiple Fatalities

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An explosion at an Oklahoma oil and gas well resulted in the deaths of five men, as well as burn injuries to a sixth man. The US Chemical Safety Board is now investigating the incident, which some state officials believe was caused by defective equipment. Learn more about the tragic accident below, and contact… Read More »

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Fatal Workplace Injuries Rise for Third Consecutive Year

By Gilbert Adams |

Recently-released data shows that the total number of fatal accidents on the job rose for yet another year, and that the reasons that workers are dying on the job have begun to shift in troubling new directions. Read on to learn about the most recent data on fatal workplace injuries in the US, and… Read More »

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Rise in Roadway Fatalities in 2016 Marks Third Straight Year of Roadway Deaths

By Gilbert Adams |

According to NHTSA, which gathers data on the causes of motor vehicle accidents from local agencies, the total number of fatal accidents caused by distracted drivers fell in 2016 by 2.2% to account for only 9.2% of all fatal roadway injuries. Within the category of all distracted-driving-related accidents, 448 fatal crashes were attributed to… Read More »

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Logging Truck Accidents Threaten Lives of Texas Residents

By Gilbert Adams |

Recent crashes involving log trucks have resulted in the deaths of two Texas residents and injuries to a third person. The accidents are examples of the major damage that can be done by logging truck accidents. Sadly, a Texas couple was killed after a collision with a logging truck. A senior couple, aged 82… Read More »

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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome after an Accident

By Gilbert Adams |

The physical toll taken by a personal injury often lasts for months after the accident occurs —sometimes years. After a traumatic injury, some accident victims are afflicted with a painful condition known as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, or CRPS. Learn more about this condition and how it is caused below, and contact a knowledgeable… Read More »

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Onslaught of Vehicle Inspections Sidelines Thousands of Large Trucks

By Gilbert Adams |

Large trucks such as buses, semi-trucks, and tractor-trailers have an inherent capacity to do major damage when involved in an accident. In order to reduce the risk of a crash as much as possible, the US government has created an agency—the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)—charged with creating and enforcing a detailed set… Read More »

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Factors Affecting the Value of Your Car Accident Claim

By Gilbert Adams |

Getting hurt in a Texas motor vehicle accident can send your life into a tailspin. In trying to figure out how you should proceed in finding a temporary or permanent replacement vehicle or treating your injuries, you may be wondering about how much you can expect to recover from an insurance settlement or personal… Read More »

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