Types of Personal Injury Cases: Exploring Common Claims

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Introduction Personal injury cases encompass a broad spectrum of incidents where an individual sustains harm due to the negligence or wrongful actions of another party. These cases can be emotionally and financially challenging, and understanding the various types of personal injury claims is essential for those seeking compensation. At The Law Office of David M.…

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Understanding Whiplash: Navigating Injury Claims with Expert Personal Injury Attorneys

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Whiplash is a common injury that often occurs in car accidents, but its impact on victims can be significant and lasting. If you’ve experienced whiplash due to someone else’s negligence, it’s essential to understand your rights and the legal steps involved in seeking compensation. In this blog, we’ll delve into the intricacies of whiplash injuries,…

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Traumatic Brain Injuries: Long-Term Effects and Legal Recourse

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Introduction Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are often life-altering events that can have severe consequences on a person’s physical, emotional, and cognitive well-being. These injuries often occur due to accidents, falls, sports-related incidents, or violent incidents. While immediate medical attention may be crucial for survival, the long-term effects of TBIs can be devastating, leading to permanent…

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Severe Injuries: When to Enlist the Help of a Personal Injury Attorney

Enlisting the help of a personal injury attorney is advisable in certain situations to protect your rights, navigate complex legal processes, and maximize your chances of receiving fair compensation. While it’s possible to handle minor personal injury claims on your own, there are instances where the expertise and representation of an attorney are invaluable. Here…

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We Parents Get An F In School Bus Safety

I noticed that Texas and several other states have passed a form of seat belt requirements for school buses in this state. The new law requires that buses made in 2018 and thereafter will be required to have 3-point seat belts. What on earth took our elected officials so long? A review of laws show that…

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Fighting With Ghosts: Can A Jury Referee That Fight?

I see that the Texas Legislature has passed a law permitting driverless cars to operate on Texas roadways. As one who represents those involved in auto accidents, I am wondering how an accident with a driverless car would play out in a courtroom? Let’s say you have an intersection accident with a driverless car where…

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Texting While Driving May Become Impossible

We all remember the recent accident that took the lives of thirteen church members returning home from a retreat in the Texas Hill Country. Reports were that the 20-year old driver of the pickup that crossed into their lane of traffic had been swerving for miles, and he apparently admitted to texting as being the…

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U.S. Traffic Deaths Rising

Traffic Deaths Despite the advancements in automobile technology, the number of Americans dying on roads and highways has increased dramatically. According to the estimates released by the National Safety Council, 40,200 people died in accidents involving motor vehicles in 2016—a 6 percent increase from the prior year, and a stunning 14 percent increase over the…

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