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Spring break comes just when students need it the most. Fatigue has likely set in from the grueling pace of midterms. To finish the semester in the strongest form possible, a break is both well-deserved and much needed. To recharge the batteries, many spring breakers choose to get away from the grind by going to […]

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This March, Guajardo & Marks is excited once again to announce the $1,000 first-year law student scholarship for the fall of 2017.  Guajardo & Marks offered the inaugural scholarship in 2016 and are extremely proud to be able to offer it for a second year in a row. The scholarship is awarded to the student […]

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Are Texas Drivers Really the Worst in the Nation?

March 8th, 2017 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

Texans are competitive. We love taking the top spot in lists of best sports teams, economic growth, productivity, and just about any other category. Of course, our competitive spirit doesn’t extend to a list where top billing means that we’re labeled as being the “worst” at anything, but that’s exactly what happened when a recent […]

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Some people claim that football isn’t what it used to be. Whether it’s old school fans talking about the heyday of Johnny Unitas or the loyal followers of the 1985 Chicago Bears team who can still recite every word of the Super Bowl Shuffle, some of these fans echo familiar sentiments about how the game […]

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Lessons from the School Bus Driver Scandal in Dallas

February 10th, 2017 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

Reckless driving, speeding, running red lights – these unsafe driving practices warrant traffic citations, cause serious vehicle crashes and draw the ire of other motorists. We might expect these practices from irresponsible drivers or even, on occasion, from someone pressed for time, but we don’t expect them from professional drivers, especially those responsible for the […]

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The Devastation of a Spinal Cord Injury

February 1st, 2017 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

As many as one in 50 people in the United States currently live with some form of paralysis. That equates to roughly 5.4 million people, greater than the population of Oklahoma and New Mexico combined. Spinal cord injuries account for around 27 percent of these injuries, meaning that nearly one-third of our paralyzed population is […]

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Are Roads in Texas More Dangerous Than in Other States?

February 1st, 2017 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

Texans were in for some less-than-flattering headlines at the close of 2016, due to a recent study that put them atop a list. Normally, topping a list is a good thing, but not when it ranks the safety of drivers. Using information from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Car Insurance Comparison compiled a list […]

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Love Ski Trips? January is Winter Sports TBI Awareness Month

January 25th, 2017 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

For lovers of winter sports, living in Dallas comes with one major downside. It takes a long time to reach good slopes, but that doesn’t stop skiing fanatics from flying or taking road trips to get their fix. Some make the journey to Ruidoso, Taos, Angel Fire or Red River. Several winter sports enthusiasts join […]

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Live Streams and Deadly Driving

January 20th, 2017 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

The digital age has made us all stars of our own movies. With one click of a button, our cell phones become cameras that broadcast whatever we want to show our audience.  We use social media – Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram and Twitter – as the medium for our movies and selfies, and we eagerly await […]

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What Is Product Liability?

January 20th, 2017 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

The general definition of product liability refers to a situation in which a manufacturer is liable for placing a defective product in the hands of a consumer.  If that defective product causes injury, then the responsibility lies with all parties in the distribution chain for that product. However, there is no federal product liability law […]