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Jul 3
2020

TX Ranch Hand Families Have Less Protection in Wrongful Death Suits

Wrongful Death

One recent example, the case of a ranch hand killed on the job after being trampled by livestock, highlights some of the often-confusing rules surrounding wrongful death suits in the state. Specifically, this case brings to light laws that protect certain defendants.

In this post, we’re going to cover what these laws say and discuss in greater detail the different laws surrounding who can and can’t sue for wrongful death in the state of Texas. We’ll then cover some specific examples of cases where a person would be able to sue for wrongful death.

What Does the Law Say About Wrongful Death in Texas?

Wrongful death covers an extremely wide range of ways in which a person could potentially [...]

Jun 28
2020

Many Texans Are Choosing Road Trips Over Flights For Summer Vacation

Auto Accidents

With lockdowns ending and summer (literally) heating up, families around the country have started thinking about getting out of town. In Texas this year, that appears to mean hitting the road for a trip.

That’s right. Many Texas families are choosing not to fly this summer — both to avoid the costs and the potential dangers from exposure to the virus. They are opting to take road trips instead. Unfortunately, with the increase in cars on the road, and with many not having driven much in months, there is an increase in the potential for auto accidents.

Below, we’re going to cover some ways that you can stay safe while driving on Texas highways. We’ll also cover what you [...]

Jun 18
2020

Injured by DFW Area Police During Peaceful Protest? File a Claim

Uncategorised

Around the country, protests have flared up over the past few weeks in response to police misconduct. While protests were initially in response to the death of George Floyd, many protests have since gone on to decry more broad issues with departments across the country.

In the DFW area, police have responded to these large scale protests in a similar manner to departments around the country. They have been deployed en masse to make sure the protests stay peaceful and attempt to avert the rioting and damage that has sometimes occurred in other cities.

As in other cities, however, some police are taking things too far. If you are one of the many peaceful protesters in the DFW area [...]

Jun 13
2020

#ThankaTrucker Campaign Highlights Only One Risk of Texas Trucker Life

Trucking Accidents

Many people are hearing about “essential jobs” in the news during the COVID-19 pandemic. One of these essential jobs is being a truck driver.

In fact, the Twitter campaign #Thank A Trucker has been set up to highlight the importance that truck drivers face in keeping the economy going and the dangers they face. However, the possibility of getting the novel coronavirus is only one of the most recent risks truck drivers face on America’s roads.

Drivers faced constant challenges and potential dangers long before COVID-19 existed. Here, we’ll break down some of these challenges, including trucking accidents, and what truckers can do if they find themselves in a tough situation.

What Are the Most Common Dangers Texas Truckers

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Jun 5
2020

Hail Claim Denied? Here Are the Most Likely Reasons Why

Hail Damage Claims | Insurance Claims | Uncategorised

Heavy storms can cause devastating damage to your personal property, including your home and car. Hail storms especially can leave you with serious damages to your home.

Recent storms in the DFW area have left residents in this exact situation. Homes across the metroplex have sustained hail damage leaving residents with costly repairs.

There is only one thing worse than having to deal with hail damage to your home, and that’s having to deal with the insurance company after.

What’s worse, your claim may not be accepted. Find out some common reasons hail insurance claims are rejected and what you can do about it.

What Kinds of Damages Can Hail Cause?

Hail size can range from a small BB up [...]

May 31
2020

Got a Swimming Pool in TX? Expect an Onslaught of Neighborly Visits

Swimming Pool Accidents

There is no better way to deal with the Texas summer heat than a dive into the pool. Unfortunately, COVID-19 is making it hard for many people to take a quick dip.

So if you have a private pool in your backyard, you might find more neighbors at your doorstep this season. Here’s what you need to know about staying safe this summer and for preventing outbreaks, injuries, and other pool-related catastrophes.

What Pools Are Opening in Texas?

In early May, Governor Abbott allowed public pools to open – only with the permission of the local government. The pools must operate at 25% capacity.

While some public pools have decided to open their doors, many face restrictions from local and [...]

May 22
2020

As Ft. Worth Opens Back Up, Be Careful Where You Walk

Slip and Falls

It’s an unfortunate fact, but Ft. Worth, Texas ranks in the top 10 cities in the United States for pedestrian accidents.

Now, after months of sheltering in place at home, experts believe the number of pedestrian accidents. While driving a car is like riding a bike, drivers who have been driving significantly less (or not at all) may not be at the top of their game when it’s time to get back out on the roadways.

A primary concern is our programmed attention to look for pedestrians on the road. So if you typically walk to where you need to go, we caution you to be extra careful as Ft. Worth opens back up.

The easiest way to be [...]

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