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Category Archives: Auto Accidents

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Study Shows That, Contrary To Popular Belief, Everyone Is Engaging In Distracted Driving

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According to a recent survey conducted by Liberty Mutual Insurance, while many blame “Millennials” for driving while texting and engaging in other distracted driving activities, in fact, a number of others are also engaging in these activities, including “Gen X” and “Baby Boomers.” In addition, according to the survey, Boomers are less likely to… Read More »

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New Study Indicates That Too Many People Are Dying Due to Drivers Running Red Lights

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According to a new study recently released by AAA, the number of people killed due to drivers running red lights has reached a 10-year high:. In fact, close to 30 percent of all crash deaths at intersections now occurring because drivers are running red lights. In 2017 alone, almost 1,000 people were killed, which… Read More »

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New Study Shows That Some Are More Prone to Answering Work-Related Calls or Texts While Driving, Which Places Lives at Risk

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According to a new study, there is one demographic that has issues answering work-related calls or texts while driving, and this is placing a number of lives at risk by contributing to distracted driving accidents on the road. The demographic that is most likely to engage in answering calls and texts while driving are… Read More »

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Tips for Negotiating the Best Personal Injury Settlement Possible

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If you have been injured in an accident and are pursuing a personal injury claim, you of course, are likely going to rely on your personal injury attorney to help ensure that you receive the right amount of compensation needed to get you back on the road to recovery. However, it always helps for… Read More »

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New Research Demonstrates That Older Individuals Involved in Auto Accidents as Occupants Are More Likely to Suffer from Heart Failure & Strokes

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New research just published concerning the correlation of heart failure and strokes amongst older occupants in auto accidents could have serious consequences for auto accident litigation. Specifically, it shows that older adults who are 65 of age and older, who have been occupants in cars during auto accidents, are more likely to suffer from… Read More »

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New Study Indicates That the Arrival of Ride-Share Services in Major Cities Brings Additional Fatal Auto Accidents

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According to a new study released by Rice University in Houston, Texas, there has been a three percent rise in serious and deadly auto accidents in major cities once that ride-sharing platforms such as Uber and Lyft show up there. While these services are also providing a number of conveniences for citizens, the “costs”… Read More »

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How Personal Injury Settlements & Medicare Interact

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As attorneys who focus on personal injury litigation on behalf of plaintiffs here in Texas, we regularly receive questions about how settlements work, and, specifically, how they affect certain healthcare benefits, such as Medicare. This is especially relevant when it comes to accidents that lead to severe, debilitating injuries, especially those that require lifelong… Read More »

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Car Accidents & Brain Injuries

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Unfortunately, one of the leading causes of brain injuries in the U.S. are auto accidents, which frequently lead to both acquired and traumatic brain injuries by causing a direct blow to the head or excessive shaking, such as whiplash. Below, we discuss some of the most common types of brain injuries when it comes… Read More »

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What to Do & Avoid Doing After Getting in A Car Accident

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It is easy to feel shocked and stressed if you’ve just been in an auto accident. However, being prepared ahead of time, and knowing what to do and not to do, can make all the difference in the world in terms of ensuring that you are protected, both physically, and in terms of liability…. Read More »

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Personal Injury Protection and Medical Coverage Matters in an Era of Distracted Driving & Potential Discrimination When It Comes To Insurance

By The West Law Office |

There is no question that distracted driving is playing a huge role in the number of auto accidents on Texas roads every year. While Texas has a law in place that prohibits texting while driving, there are, arguably, a number of loopholes, such as motorists still being able to engage in other distracted activities,… Read More »

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