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Drivers of all vehicle types know just how dangerous big trucks can be. We share the road with commercial vehicles all the time. Even if you’ve never had the misfortune of being involved in a crash with one, it doesn’t take much effort to imagine how catastrophic it could be.

Anytime a big rig merges into your lane without realizing you’re there, you get a sense of what would happen if the truck collided with your vehicle. We’ve all seen what happens when a massive truck hits a smaller vehicle; it’s almost always bad news for the driver of the smaller vehicle.

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What Is Considered a Serious Injury?

June 17th, 2019 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

If you were in a car or other type of accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence, you could have a serious injury. You might have a pile of medical bills you cannot pay, and perhaps you cannot work for weeks or even months. This is why people are able to file personal injury […]

Fewer Car Accident Deaths in Texas, but the News Isn't All Good

Which Age Group Has the Most Accidents?

June 10th, 2019 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

According to conventional wisdom, young and elderly drivers are most likely to have the most car accidents and other types of accidents. But which age groups really have the most accidents? The data reveals some interesting facts that many are not aware of. According to the NHTSA, per capita, the highest number of auto fatalities […]

A recent report by the Texas Tribune found that almost 90 children in Texas died in daycare facilities in the past 10 years. Also, more than 450 children were sexually abused. The children who died passed away from abuse and neglect. These types of incidents are leading to many wrongful death lawsuits across Texas. After […]

How Dangerous Is Truck Driving?

May 29th, 2019 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

How dangerous is truck driving? Given the sheer mass of commercial tractor trailers, especially when traveling at interstate highway speeds, it can be incredibly dangerous to other drivers on the road. When a tractor trailer hits a passenger vehicle at high speed, the resulting crash can be absolutely catastrophic. Drivers and passengers of smaller vehicles […]

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, […]

spinal injury settlement amounts

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 […]

Dallas Injury Attorney

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 […]