Texas is the second most populous (after California) and the second-largest of the 50 U.S. states (after Alaska) in the United States of America, and the largest state in the 48 contiguous United States. Geographically located in the south central part of the country, Texas shares an international border with the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas to the south and borders the U.S. states of New Mexico to the west, Oklahoma to the north, Arkansas to the northeast, and Louisiana to the east. Texas has an area of 268,820 square miles (696,200 km2) and a growing population of over 26.
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  • Texas 18-Wheeler Truck Accident Statistics

    …Recent statistics regarding truck accidents in Texas (2014-2015). Texas Truck Accident Statistics More commercial truck accidents occur in Texas than in any other state. This is due in part to Texas’ sheer size, but also due to the number of interstate highways that pass through our state’s borders. Using information gathered from the Texas…

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  • Dallas Hit-and-Run Car Accident Lawyer

    …Injured by a hit-and-run driver in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas? Call Rasansky Law Firm at 1-877-405-4313 to learn how we can help! We offer free over-the-phone consultations, and can explain the options available to you moving forward. If we feel that we can help with your case, we’ll do so for no cost to you. We only earn a fee if we actually put…

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  • Aaron Stevens Killed in Godley, TX Electrocution Accident

    …GODLEY, TX (02/01/2017) — An electrocution accident on Wednesday afternoon claimed the life of Aaron Stevens. Police identified 26-year-old Aaron Stevens (of Burleson) as the victim of an accident involving a live power line that occurred at 6000 County Road 1001 in Godley, Texas. Accident Scene According to Godley police spokesman Sgt. Matthew…

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  • Car Accidents Involving “Excluded Drivers”

    …. Texas is a “permissive driver state,” meaning that as long as you give someone permission to drive your vehicle, your car insurance policy will cover said driver—with some exceptions. Some insurance companies in Texas offer what are called “named driver” policies which only provide coverage “for drivers specifically named on the policy…

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  • Wrong Way Car Accident Lawyer

    … the introduction of the interstate highway system in the late 1950s. According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 360 people die each year in accidents involving wrong-way drivers. An analysis of Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) data by the NTSB revealed that approximately 69 percent…

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  • Fatal Motorcycle Accident Lawyer in Dallas

    …, the driver of the other vehicle is actually at-fault in the majority of cases. This is not an opinion, but is supported by statistics. Research conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), showed that in accidents involving motorcycles and cars, the motorcyclist was either not at fault or shouldered less responsibility…

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  • Negotiating a Car Accident Settlement with GEICO

    … (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a major auto, life and home insurer with a heavy presence in Dallas, Texas. The company has an aggressive marketing and advertising strategy touting their low cost and friendly service, but what happens when a GEICO driver causes an accident and you suffer an injury? Most people who’ve never brought a claim…

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  • Texas Drunk Driving Accident Statistics

    … (more than twice the legal limit). Of those, 75% were found to be repeat offenders. In Dallas alone, there were over 1,250 alcohol-related crashes reported in 2015 (638 in Fort Worth). 22.5% of all fatal DWI accidents occur between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 3:00 a.m. Over 21% of all alcohol-related accident fatalities occur…

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  • Birth Injuries to the Mother

    … and monitor vitals during labor. The use of forceps and vacuum pumps to forcefully birth the baby. The use of Pitocin to induce strong reactions. Mishandling of the placenta, leading to massive bleeding. Lack of experience or plain negligence on the delivery doctor’s part. Failure to treat prenatal complications or infections in a timely manner…

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  • New Laws in Texas for 2017

    …The 85th Texas Legislature has finally concluded, and there are 1,252 new Texas laws on the books. While many of these new laws will affect only a few Texans, some of them will have a big impact on many. We wanted to give our readers a peek at some of these new laws, while explaining (in layman’s terms) what exactly they mean. Here is a quick…

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  • Dallas Premature Birth Injury Lawyer

    … due to an impaired immune system. Because of this fact, hospitals and medical professionals are trained to provide specialized care and monitoring following delivery. When a medical professional fails in their duty to keep your child safe from unnecessary harm, they may be held financially liable for any and all expenses/damages that your family…

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  • An Explanation of “Strict Liability” in Texas

    … (such as foreseeability), but unlike other types of cases, the victim’s comparative fault does not come into play. While this concept may be confusing on the surface, there are many good reasons for imposing strict liability in certain types of situations—especially those considered to be inherently dangerous. Strict Liability in Texas Why strict liability applies…

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  • 18-Wheeler Truck Accident in Rockwall, Texas

    … eventually obtained a significant settlement on behalf of the family, we also know that no amount of money can come close to replacing a life. If you feel as though local authorities are not doing enough to regulate commercial traffic moving through Rockwall, or feel as though safety improvements could be made to prevent such accidents from occurring, we urge you to contact city council and make your voice heard. The post 18-Wheeler Truck Accident in Rockwall, Texas appeared first on Rasansky Law Firm. …

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