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Most Common Mechanical Problems that Lead to Car Accidents

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Cars are complex machines with many moving parts. When one of these parts fails, it can lead to a terrible car accident. Whether the failure is due to poor maintenance or a manufacturing error, the ensuing wreck often leads to other drivers getting seriously injured. Here is a detailed look at the most common mechanical problems that […]

18-Wheeler Accident Statistics

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Some of the most horrific automobile accidents involve 18-wheelers. Over the years, the amount of fatal crashes involving 18-wheelers has steadily been on the rise as more and more of them take to the road. Here are the latest statistics on tractor-trailer accidents in the United States based on the data collected by the Federal Motor […]

What Makes a Death a Wrongful Death?

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Each year, tens of thousands of people die as a direct result of another’s actions. Medical malpractice and automobile accidents account for the majority of deaths, coming in at 90,000 and 45,000, respectively. What distinguishes a wrongful death is that it was due to someone’s negligence or intentional action. However, wrongful death cases are not always cut and dry. […]

Can I Be Compensated for Food Poisoning?

An evening out with your loved ones can quickly turn from a wonderful time to a nightmare when you become suddenly ill. Food poisoning is an unpleasant experience that has the potential to put someone in the hospital. While there are laws in place that set a standard on the sanitary conditions to grow, manufacture […]

Most Common Causes of Swimming Pool Accidents

The pool is a popular hangout spot during the hot summer months. Unfortunately, swimming pool accidents are extremely common and can lead to serious injury or death. The most common victims of swimming pool accidents are unfortunately children, as they are unaware of the potential dangers. By knowing what the most common causes of pool accidents […]

What are the Most Common Medical Errors?

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When medical professionals make errors, these mistakes can often have life-altering (or even life-ending) consequences. Studies indicate that around 250,000 people in the U.S. die each year as a direct result of medical errors, while millions more are injured or made ill by drug-related mistakes. If you suspect that you are among these numbers, you may have […]

What are the 3 Types of Product Liability?

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When the manufacturer of a product fails to uphold their responsibility to protect consumers, they can be held legally and financially responsible for the consequences. In such cases, victims can file a product liability claim against the party responsible in order to recover compensation for losses related to injuries and damage. There are three major types of […]

What are the Most Common Causes of Car Accidents?

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If you are an average driver, you will be involved in a car crash about three to four times throughout your driving lifetime. Most of the vehicle accidents are likely to be someone else’s fault and are probably attributable to some of the following common causes: Distracted Driving Distracted driving – including driving while texting, eating, having a conversation, […]

How to Report a Hit and Run

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After a driver hits another vehicle, they make the terrible decision to flee the scene of the accident. However, their attempts to avoid paying for the damage and injuries they’ve caused usually fail; the only result in such a case is that they receive jail time in addition to owing damages. In Texas, this jail […]