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Road Hazard

Road Hazards

Not all road accidents occur because of driver’s negligence, some occur majorly because of road hazards. Hundreds of accidents happen every year in Texas due to damaged and poorly maintained roads which turn into a road hazard. A recent report in 2015 concluded that more than half of the fatalities on the country’s highways occurred…

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Wrongful Death Claims

Wrongful Death Claims

Losing a loved one is never easy. However, if the death is due to somebody else’s malicious plans, greed, negligence, incompetence or fraud, the pain is even more excruciating. If you have lost someone to a wrongful death, you are not alone. Wrongful death lawsuits are quite common with multiple of cases where individuals suffered…

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vehicle

Avoid 18-Wheeler Accidents

Although 18-wheelers are essential for transporting food, commodities, equipment, materials, etc. from one part of country to another, they are the prime reasons of severe accidents that happen every year in U.S. 18-wheeler accidents cause severe injuries and in some tragic cases, loss of life. Such incidents happen mostly when a large 18-wheeler truck hit…

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Motorcycle Accident Statistics

Motorcycle Accident Statistics

As a matter of fact, motorcyclists are more vulnerable to accidents, injuries and in some cases death than people who travel in cars. Astonishingly, there are about 8.5 million motorcycles on the road in the United States of America. People often opt for this mode of transportation to enjoy the freedom and autonomy that they…

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Chemical Plant Explosions

CHEMICAL PLANT EXPLOSIONS: COMMON CAUSES

The usage of chemicals has become a part of our daily lives. From objects to power equipment to performing vital functions, chemicals are used everywhere. While many have accepted the use of chemicals, chemical plant explosions are the reason why numerous people lose their lives frequently. Sadly, even with precautions, chemical plant accidents still occur…

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Building Collapse Lawyer

Building Collapse

Unfortunately, building collapse accidents have been on the rise for the past decade despite the growing awareness and labor laws. Building collapse accidents puts a serious risk to the life of construction workers, passersby, and neighboring inhabitants. Every building is, by law, obligated to maintain security at all times and protect health and lives of…

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Tire Safety - Avoiding Tire Failure

TIRE SAFETY: AVOID TIRE FAILURE

As per the latest study put forth by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), vehicles that are being driven on under inflated tires more than 25% are 3 times more vulnerable to be involved in a crash than tires with proper inflation. Under inflated tires can lead to overheating, poor driving and less tread…

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Texas Refinery Accident and Fire Attorney

INJURIES FROM REFINERY EXPLOSIONS AND FIRES

Industrial workers become victim of workplace accidents more than any other profession. Refineries are inherently dangerous and there exist multiple threats of fires and explosions. Texas marks as house to the largest refineries and contribute largely to the state’s economy but the maze of pipes and equipment leave the workers prone to accidents. In the…

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Cruise Ship Injuries - Cruise Ship Attorney

CRUISE SHIP INJURIES

CRUISE SHIP INJURIES AND DEATH AT SEA While countless number of people opt for cruise ship every year for vacations as well as work, most enjoy trouble-free and enjoyable voyages. But numerous illnesses, criminal acts, accidental injuries and death do occur at sea. Often times, these incidents take place as a result of negligence on…

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