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What Is an Assumption of Risk?

Dangerous activities are worth the risk to some people. Unfortunately, accepting or assuming certain foreseeable risks can take away your chance to pursue recovery should an accident occur. In legal terms, “assumption of risk” typically refers to a person’s intentional willingness to participate in an activity that could be dangerous, such as skydiving or going … Continued

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What Is a Letter of Protection?

When an accident happens, getting the victim compensation for medical care can take time. This may put the person in a bind if he or she lacks his or her own coverage or the funds to pay for care. In this instance, the health care provider, personal injury lawyer, and victim can create a contract … Continued

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Texas Statutes of Limitations

All legal proceedings face restrictions – a statute of limitations – on how long after the incident a claim or prosecution may occur. In Texas, the law divides these limitations into two categories, civil and criminal. Here is what you need to know about a statute of limitation and what kinds of limitations the state … Continued

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What Is The Difference Between First and Third-Party Insurance Claims?

When a car accident happens that results in your injury, you should file a claim with either your insurance company or the insurance company of the responsible driver. Doing this gives you access to potential compensation for damages, including physical, financial, and emotional damages. Read on to learn more about the insurance claims process, specifically … Continued

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What Is A Deposition?

A deposition is a person’s sworn out-of-court testimony that is part of the discovery process during court case. Its’ purpose is to gather information to potentially be used in trial. If you take part in some form of litigation, a time may come when you will need to give a deposition. This tool provides necessary … Continued

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How Much Space Is Needed Between Cars at Freeway Speeds?

Many Houston drivers seem unaware of how closely they follow other drivers, especially on highways. Not maintaining a safe following distance diminishes the control you need when operating a car at high speeds. Learn more about ideal space around your car, recommended following distances, and some tips to help you in all situations. What Is … Continued

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5 Signs Of A Drunk Driver

Drunk driving is an epidemic plaguing the nation. Every day, an average of 28 people die in crashes involving alcohol-impaired drivers. While we can’t predict run-ins with intoxicated drivers, we can take steps to avoid them on the roads. The best way to prevent collisions with drunk drivers is to learn how to spot them, … Continued

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Will Car Insurance Cover Me In A Bike Accident?

In 2016, 65 bicyclists died on Texas’ roadways. This was a 25% increase from 2015. Hundreds more bicyclists in Texas suffered injuries and had to go to the hospital for collision-related harms. When a bicycle crashes into a motor vehicle, other bicycle, or stationary object, the rider can suffer serious injuries. Fractures, head and brain … Continued

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How Do You Calculate Pain And Suffering Payments?

If someone asked you to put a dollar amount on the pain and suffering you experienced after a devastating accident, what would you say? It can be impossible to put a value on these intangible harms. For most people, no amount of money is enough to make up for permanent disabilities, psychological damage, or personal … Continued

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What Is Texas’ Open Container Law In Cars?

You most likely know that it is illegal to drive while intoxicated in the State of Texas. “Intoxication” legally occurs when the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level of the driver is at or above 0.08%. Did you know that you could get in trouble for containers of alcohol being in the cab of your vehicle … Continued

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