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Understanding Texas’ Modified Comparative Negligence Law

Posted December 21, 2022 in
Each state has negligence laws that apply to personal injury cases and impact how much compensation injury victims can recover. In Texas, the courts follow a modified comparative negligence system. Under this rule, each party to a lawsuit is assigned a percentage of fault which factors into settlement discussions and jury verdicts.  What is...
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Texas Car Accident Statistics

Posted November 30, 2022 in
Car accidents are among the leading causes of severe injuries and fatalities in Texas. More than 500,000 collisions occur each year, and according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), 2021 was the second-deadliest year for roadways.  Injury and Fatality Data In 2021, one person was killed every one hour and 57 minutes, one...
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Why Falls Are the Biggest Risk to Construction Workers

Posted November 29, 2022 in
The construction industry often requires employees to work from heights. As a result, falls are the biggest risk to construction workers and the leading cause of fatalities.   Causes of Falls in the Construction Industry  Construction workers can fall due to a variety of unsafe conditions, such as: Inadequate fall protection (e.g., harnesses, guardrails, safety...
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