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A deadly bus accident in Laredo in 2016 was caused by a bus driver with a serious sleep deficit disorder who did not stay in his lane, causing the bus to go out of control, leading to a wreck that killed nine and injured 40, according to the National Transportation Safety Board this week. The […]

Causes of Worker Fatalities in Dallas

May 15th, 2019 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

According to a recent analysis of Occupational Safety and Health Administration data, 52 workers died on the job in North Texas from Jan. 1, 2017, to Sept. 24, 2018. Many of the people who died work in the construction industry in the Dallas-Ft. Worth metropolitan area. In one case, when heavy rains hit last October, […]

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Covering the high costs of a spinal cord injury is an impossibility for most families. The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation states that high tetraplegia costs at least $1 million in the first year, with victims paying an average of $171,000 per year after that. The Foundation also states that a typical 25-year-old spinal cord […]

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As we see more electric rental scooters zipping around Dallas, there also are some scary headlines about the serious accidents that happen with these motorized vehicles. One story that made headlines was when a woman was riding an electric scooter and lost control over the trolley tracks in Uptown. She went to the hospital with […]

What to do after being hit by a drunk driver

What to Do If You Are Hit by a Drunk Driver

April 26th, 2019 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

If a drunk driver causes an accident and injures you, they may not just face criminal punishments such as jail time and fines. They also could be found negligent in a personal injury lawsuit for your injuries. If you think you have been hit by a drunk driver and were injured, it is important to […]

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Determining a Fair Spinal Injury Settlement Amount

March 25th, 2019 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

People who have suffered a spinal injury in a car accident or other type of accident are facing a potentially catastrophic injury. If you have been affected by such an injury, you will likely want a better idea about possible spinal injury settlement amounts. Serious spine injuries can lead to partial or total paralysis, as […]

Who pays for the repairs for car recalls?

When a part on your car, truck or SUV is recalled, the first thing you should do is take your vehicle to the nearest dealership. There is no need to take it to the dealership where it was purchased; the closest dealership is fine. Once at the dealership, you should not have to pay for any […]

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Promising New Developments for Spinal Cord Injury Victims

March 19th, 2019 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

People who have suffered spinal cord injuries in accidents may have more hope today. For the first time, researchers at the University of California San Diego have used rapid 3D printing techniques to create a spinal cord. Then, they implanted that scaffolding , which was loaded with neural stem cells, into areas that were severely […]

How can personal injury attorneys help car accident victims?

How Personal Injury Attorneys Help Car Accident Victims

March 8th, 2019 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

If you are hurt in a car accident because of the negligence of another driver, it is usually wise to retain the services of a Dallas personal injury attorney. Why? Below are the most important reasons. Please contact Guajardo & Marks after reading this article if you have been in an accident and want a […]

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in Dallas, Texas?

January 31st, 2019 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

If you live in Dallas, Texas and you lost a loved one in an accident that another person or entity caused, you could be eligible to file a wrongful death lawsuit. In this state, Texas Statutes section 71.001 states that a legal action for wrongful death can occur if a wrongful act, carelessness, neglect, unskillfulness […]