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A Dangerous Place to Work

August 22nd, 2017 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

Any job has the potential to be dangerous. A pet store clerk who leaves the wrong cage open may find himself cornered by a cute little animal no one imagined would be poisonous. A worker at an ice cream stand may learn the hard way not to unplug the soft-serve machines while barefoot, or a […]

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PTSD from Motor Vehicle Accidents

August 11th, 2017 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

Most people associate Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with soldiers and combat. The violence and terror they’ve seen and experienced, so the logic goes, has simply short-circuited the serviceman’s brain. To an extent, they are right. Many soldiers have come home with PTSD as a result of experiences in combat, and while certainly not a medical […]

Boat Safely in the Crowd

August 7th, 2017 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

As the thermometer shoots upward in the summertime, few places offer as much refuge from the heat as floating or riding on a boat in the lakes, streams and rivers. Boating is one of the most popular recreational pastimes not only in Texas, but around the country, as well. And when it comes to boating, […]

Safe Riding is More Fun

August 7th, 2017 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

School children from kindergarten to their senior year in high school look forward to the final bell on the last day of school every spring. Summer means no school, free time, and, more importantly, more recreational time. It also means idle time. And with idle time, the students will find something to amuse themselves. One […]

New Texas Laws

August 2nd, 2017 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

Taking Effect September 1st, 2017 This year Texas lawmakers passed hundreds of bills and killed many more during the 140-day legislative session. The 85th legislative session included everything from a multi-billion-dollar state budget to laws covering which bathrooms transgender Texans can relieve themselves in.   Here are some of the bills that made it through the […]

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Water Companies Receiving Safety Violations

August 1st, 2017 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

When you go to the sink to get a drink of water, you have a reasonable expectation that the water you drink will be safe. In fact, the Federal government has passed legislation making this a right that is protected by law. Yet a recent article in Huntington Post indicates that a growing list of […]

Ever since Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States in January of 2017, there has been a great deal of talk about making changes to healthcare—particularly as it relates to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that was implemented by President Barack Obama and Congress in 2010. And while only time […]

Top Causes of Teen Car Accidents and Injuries

July 12th, 2017 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

According to an April Star-Telegram article, teen road accidents are on the rise, with more than 76,000 accidents and 144 teen fatalities in Texas alone in 2015. The recent increase in traffic accidents involving teen drivers has led parents and safe-driving groups across the state to focus more of their efforts on educating teens behind the wheel. […]

When most people think of impaired driving, they tend to think about people driving under the influence of alcohol. However, in recent years, instances of drug-impaired driving have also been on the rise. In fact, one 2017 report by the Governors Highway Safety Administration (GHSA) found that, for the first time, traffic fatalities related to […]

A Safe and Happy Summer

June 16th, 2017 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

Summertime is the perfect time to sit back and relax. School is out, the weather is warmer and life slows down a bit. It’s a time for vacations and gardening, spending time outdoors and traveling. For many, it’s their favorite time of the year. “I’ve always loved the summertime,” said Greg Marks, a partner and […]