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Dont Apologize after a car crash

Should You Apologize After A Car Crash?

A car accident can be an overwhelming experience. Right after the accident you might feel shaken, frustrated or disoriented. Often, people feel the need to apologize even if the accident was not their fault. Some will say “I’m sorry” because they don’t know what else to say in an uncomfortable situation. Others may say “I…

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Texas Traffic Accident

Staying At Home Orders Did Little To Effect Traffic Fatalities

Over the last two months the coronavirus pandemic has kept many Texans at home. As one would expect, that has reduced traffic on Texas roads. However, the stay at home orders did little to curb traffic accidents. The Houston Chronicle reported that 241 people died on Texas roads in March. Traffic accidents were down only…

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Dash Cam For Car Accident

Dash Cams

Dash cams are new devices that are gaining popularity among motorist. While auto insurance companies are not quick to accept new technology, we are seeing evidence that these recording devices can be important for insurance claims. If you have not considered getting one for your car or truck, you should. It can help your case…

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Distracted Driving Car Accident

Distracted Driving

In 2017, “Distracted Driving” claimed over 3,000 lives, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This is 3,000 deaths that were preventable. Have you ever noticed that when you’re on the phone and watching a film, you can’t give both your full attention? This is due to your brain not being able to…

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Houston Gas Explosion

A Gas Explosion in Houston, Kills Two

A gas explosion caused a large fire and resulted in two deaths in Northwest Houston. A huge blast occurred that was felt miles away from the industrial site. A blast so ferocious that it moved homes off their foundations. The accident that occurred at an industrial plant, killed two men that worked at the site. In addition,…

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Chemical Fire

Port Neches Chemical Plant Explosion

An explosion occurred at the TPC chemical plant in Port Neches shortly after midnight on November 27, 2019. A number of structures at the facility caught fire, and plumes of black smoke could be seen in the air as far as 50 miles away from the site. The blast shattered windows in nearby neighborhoods. A…

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Move Over/ Slow down law

Texas Expands the Scope of The Move Over/Slow Down Law

We have all been driving down Texas roads and seen first responders (police, fire, or EMT’s) and tow truck drivers along the side of the road rendering assistance. Working on the side of the road in heavy traffic is a major part of their job. Every year, dozens of first responders are hurt or killed…

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motorcycle accident insurance

Motorcycle Insurance Coverages

Rather you’re a road warrior seeking adventure or looking for a way to get around town, there is nothing quite like driving a motorcycle. In Texas, we have miles of open roads with some of the highest speed limits in America. Texas is also known for its Urban and highway congestion. That is why it…

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Houston's Truck Accident Lawyer - Walker Texas Lawyer

Commercial Truck Accident Statistics

Auto accidents happen and any accident can have catastrophic consequences for the parties involved. However, semi-trucks or 18-wheeler trucks tend to cause the most serious damage and injuries. This is because they often weigh up to 80,000 pounds.  The sheer size of these vehicles pose a number of potential issues as well as threats on…

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