Most common types of personal injury cases in Texas

The most common personal injury claims across the United States arise from car accidents. This should be no surprise considering that most adults own and drive at least one vehicle. In many cities, it‘s not uncommon to have thousands of vehicles on the roadway at any given time. This is the same in Texas. In

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COMMON CAUSES OF INJURY IN AUSTIN CONSTRUCTION ZONES

Austin, Texas is one of the quickest-growing cities in the United States. As more and more new residents move to Austin, the city has to update its infrastructure to keep up with the ever-increasing demand on its roadways. Updates to infrastructure means lots of construction zones, which can be dangerous for drivers and construction workers.

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Driving While Texting

Texting while driving has become a pervasive problem in the United States. Motorists who use cell phones while operating a motor vehicle have a higher risk of involvement in an accident than drivers who don’t, whether holding the phone or using a hands-free device. Texas law enforcement authorities reported that as many as 1/5 of

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SAFETY BELTS AND TEXAS SCHOOL BUSES

The safety of children when they are on their way to and from school is always a vital concern among parents, teachers, and school administrators. Every day in Texas, roughly 1.5 million children use a bus as their primary transportation for getting to school or another related activity. The National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) has

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WHY DOES TEXAS HAVE SO MANY FATAL TRUCK ACCIDENTS?

For the most part, fatal motor vehicle accidents have declined over the past decade. Vehicles come with more safety equipment and when crashes do occur, occupants tend to survive without suffering life-threatening injuries. There is one state that is actually seeing increases in truck accidents. Texas leads the way in semi truck accident deaths. In fact, the

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Certificate of written discovery

I have been traveling and practicing in various jurisdictions throughout Texas. I had recently encountered local rules I was unfamiliar with that I wanted to pass along… That rule being a Certificate of Written Discovery. Although TRCP 191.4 contains no such requirement, Some local rules are permitted and do require parties to file a Certificate

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Valuable info Notary requirements Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ann. Sec. 132.001

As of 2011, the need for Notary Public have been severally been reduced in most circumstances. Other than for taking an oath of office or another oath required to be taken before a specified official other than a Notary Public, an “unsworn declaration” can be used instead of a notary. The form of the unsworn

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What is a 12.45 in a criminal case

Texas Penal Code Sec. 12.45.Sec. 12.45. ADMISSION OF UNADJUDICATED OFFENSE. (a) A person may, with the consent of the attorney for the state, admit during the sentencing hearing his guilt of one or more unadjudicated offenses and request the court to take each into account in determining sentence for the offense or offenses of which

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