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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 […]

Improving Road Safety Through... Optical Illusions?

Improving Road Safety Through… Optical Illusions?

August 30th, 2018 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

Pedestrian deaths in the U.S. are on the rise, with almost 6,000 killed in 2017 alone. Pedestrian deaths climbed by 27% from 2007 to 2016, even though other types of traffic accidents dropped by 14%. It is believed that with a better economy, more drivers are on the roads, and more are also distracted by […]

CDC Warns Outdoor Workers of Insect-Borne Illness Risk

CDC Warns Outdoor Workers of Insect-Borne Illness Risk

August 7th, 2018 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

We are in the heat of the summer in Texas, and with the summer heat comes more incidents of insect bite injuries from mosquitoes, ticks and fleas. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cases of these types of insect bites tripled from 2004 to 2016. According to the agency, during that time […]

A Promising Advance in Prosthetic Technology

A Promising Advance in Prosthetic Technology

July 17th, 2018 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

If you or a loved one lost a limb in an accident, you might be encouraged by the promise of a new type of technology. Recent research has been conducted that may someday allow a prosthetic limb to feel with artificial nerves. According to Popular Mechanics, researchers have created artificial nerves that can cause a […]

Avoid Effects of Heat-Related Injuries This Summer

Avoid Effects of Heat-Related Injuries This Summer

July 9th, 2018 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

In the heat of the summer, you may need to work in a hot environment for longer periods of time in some jobs. When your body cannot maintain a normal temperature of roughly 98.6 degrees F., heat-related illnesses can take a serious toll. Even if you work in an office, it is possible for a […]

Remember How Quickly Your Car’s Interior Heats Up

Remember How Quickly Your Car’s Interior Heats Up

June 29th, 2018 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

Summer is almost upon us in the United States. As the weather warms, it is a good time for an important reminder about the dangers of hot vehicles. Approximately 37 children perish in hot cars each year in the U.S., according to a meteorologist at San Jose State University. Heat-death incidents tend to peak between […]