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How to Deal with Insurance Adjusters After an Accident

How to Deal with Insurance Adjusters After an Accident

October 29th, 2018 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

No one enjoys being in a car accident. Not only do you need to contend with your personal injuries and car damages, you also have to deal with auto insurance adjusters. While you will need to speak with the adjuster from your own auto insurance company, you may also be contacted by the adjuster for […]

Has IKEA's Furniture Recall Been Successful?

Has IKEA’s Furniture Recall Been Successful?

October 2nd, 2018 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

Two years have passed since the Ikea furniture recall – the largest product recall in history. How well is it working? Four product safety groups in the U.S. wish they could provide a definitive answer to that question, but they claim that IKEA has kept both them and consumers in the dark about the impact […]

Playskool Crayons Contain Asbestos

Playskool Crayons Contain Asbestos

September 27th, 2018 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

Most parents probably think that nothing can be more harmless than a child’s crayons. But according to a consumer advocacy group, a popular type of crayons actually contains dangerous levels of asbestos. That group is calling upon major retailers such as Amazon.com and Dollar Tree to pull the dangerous items from their stocks. The US […]

Here Are the Most Dangerous Zones Around Large Trucks

Here Are the Most Dangerous Zones Around Large Trucks

September 25th, 2018 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

When a fatal accident occurs between a truck and a passenger vehicle, the driver of the smaller vehicle is more likely to be killed, according to Consumer Reports. To reduce the chances of being in a serious crash with a tractor trailer, there are some basic safety tips you should follow. Generally, truckers have been […]

How Would You Fare on a Distracted Driving Test?

How Would You Fare on a Distracted Driving Test?

September 20th, 2018 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

At least 3,500 Americans die from distracted driving each year. But many Americans are unaware just how distracting smart technology such as infotainment systems and GPS can be while we are driving. A reporter for the Washington Post recently did a brief run around a test track with researchers from AAA, and he was surprised […]

Texas Should Crack down on Reckless Drivers

Texas Should Crack down on Reckless Drivers

September 18th, 2018 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

The old saying is that speed kills. We all have heard those words countless times since we learned to drive, and it is the truth. Yet millions of Americans regularly speed in their daily driving. Many drivers think that speeding is not dangerous, but statistics show that speeding was a factor in 27% of fatal […]

Back to School Safety Tips for Drivers

Back to School Safety Tips for Drivers

September 13th, 2018 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

We are still in the heat of summer in Texas, but it will be over before you know it! September is when most children head back to school. It is important for children, parents and drivers to remember some critical safety tips for pedestrians, bikers, and bus riders. Our pedestrian, bicycle and bus accident lawyers […]

What Report on Opioid Use Tells Us About Construction Industry in U.S.

Last year, the U.S. government declared the opioid epidemic to be a national public health crisis, but it appears the construction industry does not seem willing to act regarding its role in the problem. The trillion-dollar construction industry in America has been pummeled by the opioid epidemic, which is estimated to take almost 100 lives […]

How Much Does a Truck Accident Lawyer Cost?

How Much Does a Truck Accident Lawyer Cost?

September 6th, 2018 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

When you are in a tractor trailer accident, you may have serious injuries that take weeks or months to recover from. Many injured clients choose to be represented by an experienced personal injury attorney such as Guajardo & Marks to get them the compensation they deserve. But attorneys cost money. A common question is how […]

How Much Will My Brain Injury Settlement Be?

How Much Will My Brain Injury Settlement Be?

September 4th, 2018 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

Every year in the United States, traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) kill 50,000 people, and more than 282,000 are hospitalized. A serious brain injury can have a devastating impact on your life. Your life may be forever altered. If the accident was caused by another person’s negligence, you could be awarded damages in a lawsuit. But […]