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An oilfield at sunset

The International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP) reports a drop in work-related fatalities from 20 in 2019 to 14 in 2020, but some of that was due to reduced work hours because of the pandemic. Companies belonging to the IOGP reported 15,631 work days lost through injuries.

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Man Gripping Ankle in Road

According to the most recent report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were about 737,100 hit-and-run traffic crashes in the United States in 2015. Being involved in an accident can be a difficult experience.

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Person on Motorcycle

The global pandemic resulted in fewer vehicles on Texas roadways in 2020. One likely attributable result was that accidents involving motorcycles decreased by 2%. Fatalities, however, rose by 17% over 2019. Unprotected by steel enclosures, motorcycle riders face unfavorable odds when they are involved in a crash.

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Busy highway

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, there were 414 fatalities involving semi-trucks or tractor-trailers statewide in 2020. Nationwide, the insurance tracking company PolicyAdvice reports a startling statistic that 74% of all passenger vehicle deaths involve collisions with trucks. Thousands more are injured each year and are left wondering who's at fault?

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A cracked construction helmet lying on the ground.jpeg

Energy and utility projects across Texas have continued to drive the construction industry in the state. Unfortunately, where construction projects are taking place, accidents are likely to occur. Construction site accidents, including falls, getting struck by a falling object, or electrocution, can result in minor to severe work-related injuries or sometimes death.

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Insurance Adjuster assessing the damage to a car

If you report an accident to your insurance company, or deal with the other driver’s insurance company, you can be sure to be contacted by a person known as an insurance adjuster, who will ask you about what happened to determine liability, damages, and potential compensation. So what should you say?

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Woman on the phone after an accident

Imagine that you’ve just been involved in an automobile accident and are not sure what steps to take first in order to exercise your full rights and protections under the law.

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Concrete wall with a

What do thermal insulation, refractory, brake linings, vinyl floor tiles, roof shingles, plaster, and cement pipe often have in common? They all can contain asbestos, exposure to which can lead to a deadly, incurable form of cancer called mesothelioma.

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Gavel and scales of justice

Coping with the loss of a loved one can be one of the most trying times of your life. When your family member’s death was caused by another party’s negligence or wrongdoing, the grieving process only intensifies In these instances, you may have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit and receive the closure and financial compensation to which ...

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