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Fulgham Hamptom Law Group Blog

Aug 30
2019

I Rear-Ended Someone Who Slammed Their Brakes in TX – Who’s Liable?

Auto Accidents | Personal Injury

As traffic rates in Texas continue to climb, so too do traffic collisions. In the Dallas Fort Worth area, rear-end accidents are among the most common kinds.

According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), rear-end collisions account for somewhere between 28 and 50 percent of all two-vehicle accidents each year. Of an estimated 1.7 million rear-end accidents, 1,7000 are fatal.

As a Texan, you may find yourself involved in this kind of accident, even if you are generally a safe and law-abiding driver who follows steps to avoid auto accidents.

It is generally assumed that the driver who rear-ends the other car is at fault in such situations. However, if you were driving and the [...]

Aug 23
2019

How Texas Seniors Can Keep Themselves From Slipping and Falling

Slip and Falls

As Texas seniors get older, falls become more frequent and more serious. A slip is often more than just a scraped knee. Slip and fall accidents become the cause of broken bones and traumatic brain injury among others.

Still, slip and fall accidents are just that – accidents – and seniors and their loved ones can easily take steps to prevent slip and fall injuries by looking closely at their homes and making small changes.

Flooring renovations, safety device installs, and regular health check-ups are three keys to keeping seniors safe and out of the emergency room.

Choose the Right Flooring

Slip and fall accidents don’t have to be the result of a banana peel or a broken step. Changes [...]

Aug 15
2019

Texas Parents: Common Back-to-School Injuries You Need to Know About

Child Injury and Accidents | School Accidents

It may still feel like the dead of summer in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area, but autumn is approaching fast. For Texas parents and their youngsters, that means vacation is nearing its end and back-to-school season is upon us.

Whether you are feeling blue that summer fun is over or slightly relieved to have the kids back in class — or a mixture of the two sentiments — there are steps parents should take to get their family ready for the new school session.

In addition to stocking up on school supplies and shopping for school clothes, Texas families need to be aware of common back-to-school injuries and illnesses and how to prevent them.

To set your young scholar up for [...]

Aug 11
2019

You Were Injured in a Texas Rideshare Accident – Now What?

Uber & Lyft Rideshare Accidents

The rideshare services industry has just made transportation so easy. All you need to do is press a few buttons on your touchscreen, and a driver will take you wherever you need to go.

Sure, Uber and Lyft are risk-reducing options when you want to go out and have a few drinks without worrying about a DUI…but be aware ordering a rideshare is not risk-free. Between 2014 and 2016, the number of motor vehicle accidents involving rideshares tripled, in fact.

If you have been injured in a Texas rideshare accident, you know that figuring out your next steps can be intimidating. Rideshare accidents are not like normal motor vehicle accidents. Read here for what you should do next [...]

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