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Distracted Driving: How Dangerous is it to Use a Cell Phone and Drive?

By Gilbert Adams |

Since the turn of the millennium, distracted driving has rapidly grown to become one of the biggest dangers on roadways across the country. By some accounts, distracted driving as a result of cell phone use has become even more dangerous than driving while intoxicated or impaired. Sending a text while in the middle of… Read More »

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Commercial Vehicle vs. Car Collision

By Gilbert Adams |

There are a number of major differences when you have been involved in a collision with a commercial vehicle (including tractor-trailers, work trucks or vans, or any vehicle driven by an employee of a business) as opposed to a traditional passenger car. Additional rules and regulations apply, additional parties may be liable for your… Read More »

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Economic and Noneconomic Damages in a Personal Injury Case

By Gilbert Adams |

If you’ve been harmed by someone else’s negligence, you may be eligible for a significant monetary award from the at-fault party. In order to maximize your potential recovery, it’s important to understand the types of damages that may be available to you. Continue reading to learn about the economic and noneconomic damages available in… Read More »

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What Are Dangerous Property Conditions?

By Gilbert Adams |

Not every person injured on someone else’s property has a right to bring a personal injury lawsuit. So-called “premises liability” claims require proof of additional factors, including that the owner or manager failed to do something that they should have done in order to protect the person injured or warn about the dangerous condition…. Read More »

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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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