Worst Traffic Times in Fort Worth, TX

Anyone who lives in an urban or suburban area is accustomed to sharing the road with a lot of other people. In Fort Worth, for example, Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) statistics from 2019 showed an annual average daily traffic rate (AADT) of just over 32,000 vehicles on area interstate highways alone. There’s one question […]

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Thanksgiving Safety Tips

It’s hard to believe, but Thanksgiving is one of the most dangerous holidays of the year. Alcohol fatalities on Texas highways double, and it’s the peak season for home cooking fires. There’s also an increase in food poisoning incidents due to improperly prepared turkey. Add to that the adjustment to the time change, and November […]

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Who Are the Plaintiffs and Defendants in Personal Injury Cases? 

Many personal injury lawsuits filed in Texas are settled through private settlement negotiations or mediation. However, a small number of cases result in personal injury lawsuits. The primary parties to a personal injury lawsuit in Bedford are the plaintiff and the defendant. Who Is the Plaintiff in a Texas Personal Injury Lawsuit? The plaintiff is […]

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Right-of-Way Laws in Fort Worth, TX

Traffic laws provide rules to guide cars sharing the road as to when it is their turn to drive. These laws are called right-of-way laws. Understanding and respecting right-of-way laws is fundamental to safe driving; these rules help prevent accidents and ensure a smooth flow of traffic. This blog will focus on the right-of-way laws […]

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Difference Between Bodily Injury and Personal Injury

If you are involved in an accident, you will likely hear some terms you might not be familiar with as you pursue a claim for damages. Two standard terms used in accident claims are bodily injury and personal injury. While these terms sound similar, they have different meanings. What Is Bodily Injury in a Bedford […]

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No-Fault vs. At-Fault Insurance in Texas

Each state operates its own car accident insurance system, which kicks in after a crash resulting in property damage and/or injuries. States can choose between two basic frameworks–no-fault insurance and at-fault insurance. Texas is an “at-fault” insurance state. How “At-Fault” Insurance Works In an at-fault state like Texas, an injured car accident victim has two […]

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Are Car Accident Reports Public Record in Texas?

Car accident reports are public records in Texas. But the public version of the report contains redactions. This version lacks useful information, like names, addresses, and insurance policy numbers. As a result, your lawyer cannot use the public version to investigate your car accident or gather the evidence you need for your injury claim. The […]

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