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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 […]

Texas Worker Injury Attorney

Auto Manufacturing Booms, but so does the Risk of Injury

June 16th, 2017 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

Along with a slew of other industries, one of the fastest-growing in Texas the last few years has been the automotive industry. The General Motors plant in Arlington has been a mainstay of the Texas economy, but with the 2015 announcement of a $1.4 billion expansion, the impact of the plant increased exponentially. In addition […]

Class-Action Suits are Under Siege

June 15th, 2017 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

A new law introduced by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, a Republican from Virginia, may have serious, and negative, effects on one of the most important tools citizens have against private companies and the government: class action lawsuits. H.R. 985, also known as the Fairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency […]

Dallas Pedestrian Accident Attorney

Walk Softly: Pedestrian Deaths Spike in 2016

June 12th, 2017 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

A report released March 30 by the Governors Highway Safety Administration (GSA) shows a disturbing trend: pedestrian deaths increased by 11 percent in 2016 over the same time period in 2015 and 22 percent higher than in 2014. Overall, the report shows 5,997 pedestrian deaths in 2016; 5,376 in 2015; and 4,910 in 2014. The […]

Texas DUI Attorney

Alcohol and Teen Driving

June 12th, 2017 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

The statistics for teen driving indicate teens are far more likely to be involved in fatal accidents than adults. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) state that in 2015 alone, 2,333 teens in the United States died as the result of motor vehicle accidents, and 221,313 were treated in emergency rooms for injuries. In total, […]

Dallas Personal Injury Lawyer

Unfortunately, we have all heard the horrible stories of a young teenage high school senior who is killed tragically in an automobile accident following their prom, or in the week leading up to his/her graduation, or in the days just following the ceremony. Many of these stories are made so much more tragic by the […]

Much to the concern of worried parents everywhere, the risk for injury is ever-present in the lives of our children. Injury is the leading cause of death and morbidity among people ages 0 to 19 in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Most parents are aware of the fact […]