WHOSE JOB IS IT TO STOP DISTRACTED DRIVING?

On behalf of Devon DuPuy of Lloyd & DuPuy PLLC posted in Personal Injury on Friday, October 7, 2016.

Distracted driving is a major problem and doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon. In 2014, distracted drivers killed 3,179 people and injured 431,000. It’s not a secret that distracted driving is very dangerous, and yet for many, knowing the risks of driving while texting, talking on the phone, adjusting music or using a navigation system just isn’t enough to keep them from doing it.

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BRAIN INJURIES CAN DO STRANGE THINGS

For every step science takes toward understanding how the human brain works, it seems as though new mysteries are revealed. A recent article in the Washington Post tells the story of an Italian man who suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI), and awoke to become a very happy Frenchman. He is now filled with happiness and spends his days speaking a fast, inaccurate version of French. He watches French movies and eats French food.

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DON’T CALL IT A CAR ACCIDENT

Car accidents. Car wrecks. Car collisions. Car crashes. No matter what you call them, they happen all too often. Fatalities and injuries suffered on the road are on the rise in Texas and nationwide. But does the terminology make a difference?

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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU ACCEPT A CAR ACCIDENT SETTLEMENT

You were hurt in a car crash. You are on the road to recovery and you want to move forward with your life. Your medical bills are piling up and there are other costs related to the crash that you have to deal with as well. What do you do when the insurance company contacts you and offers you a settlement?

You may be tempted to accept it. Before you do, please consider what will happen.

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5 REASONS TO HIRE AN ATTORNEY AFTER A CAR ACCIDENT

You were hit by a careless driver. You suffered serious injuries. You are being treated, and you just want to move on with your life. Like many people in your situation, you may be wondering whether or not you need to hire a lawyer.

Here are 5 reasons why you may want to consider calling an attorney:

The Insurance Company Is Not Your Friend

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