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Is Texas a No-Fault State for Auto Accidents?

By Gilbert Adams |

Different states have different legal procedures that determine the type of claim(s) available to you following a traffic accident.  In some states, the victim is prohibited from suing the negligent party or their insurer, regardless of fault.  In other states, you are permitted to file suit against the negligent driver, if a settlement is… Read More »

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TPC Plant Explosion Leads to Evacuation, Property Damage, Injuries

By Gilbert Adams |

Texas Petrochemical Group (TPC), a chemical plant in Jefferson County recently experienced multiple explosions, and the resulting fires continued burning for several days, leading to massive evacuations and claims ranging from property damage, personal injury, smoke and chemical inhalation, to interference with business operations.  Continue reading for details about the incident and the resulting… Read More »

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Ten Steps to Take if You Are in a Texas Car Crash

By Gilbert Adams |

It is important that you are prepared to protect your health and legal rights if you are involved in an automobile collision.  If you’ve never been in a car wreck, you may not be sure of what to do first. You’ll be on the right path of ensuring your legal rights are protected by… Read More »

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Preventable Auto Collision Claims Another Life in Southeast Texas

By Gilbert Adams |

A Beaumont man was killed recently in a motor vehicle collision on Highway 90 just west of Beaumont.  The accident represents another one of the dozens of persons involved in fatal automobile collisions in and around Beaumont each year, a relatively high number for a city with a population of just under 120,000.  Read… Read More »


Fiery Multi-Vehicle Crash in Beaumont

By Gilbert Adams |

A major accident involving multiple cars sent several people to hospitals on a recent Friday afternoon in Beaumont. The crash was one of nearly a dozen accidents on the same stretch of highway this year, including three just in the last month. Read on for more about the collision, and reach out to a… Read More »

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When is a Medical Malpractice Expert Qualified?

By Gilbert Adams |

Medical malpractice cases can be complicated. To bring a medical malpractice lawsuit, you not only need to establish all of the elements of a typical personal injury matter (proving you were injured by someone else’s negligent conduct, calculating your damages, etc.), you must also show that the physician’s conduct was outside of the bounds… Read More »

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Fatal Crash in Jefferson County Involving 18-Wheeler

By Gilbert Adams |

The trucking industry is an important and pervasive part of life in Texas. However, large trucks are dangerous at the best of times, and any distractions or mistakes can be fatal for other people on Texas roadways. A recent accident in Port Arthur became one of the thousands of fatal truck accidents occurring across… Read More »

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Multiple Texas Women Sue After Injuries From Faulty IVC Filters

By Gilbert Adams |

Multiple people in Texas have recently joined the thousands of injured patients around the country who have suffered from defective inferior vena cava (IVC) filter implants. A woman who had the device implanted in Dallas recently filed a lawsuit against Cook Medical LLC and William Cook Europe ApS, while another woman who had an… Read More »

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Middle School Student Dies in Beaumont Area Crash

By Gilbert Adams |

A major car crash near Pine Forest caused the death of a young middle school student on a recent Wednesday. Two adults were also injured in the collision, leading to their hospitalization. Read on for details about this tragic episode, and contact a seasoned Texas car accident lawyer if you or a loved one… Read More »

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ExxonMobil to Pay Fine After Deadly Fire at Texas Refinery

By Gilbert Adams |

Oil giant ExxonMobil is being held accountable by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its role in a refinery fire that killed two Texas workers and injured ten others. Refinery fires and explosions are extremely hazardous, creating a risk of injury and death not only for workers in the refinery but also for people… Read More »

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