Paralyzed by Love? How to Take Personal Injury Action

Our story begins with John taking Sarah out for a Valentine’s Day dinner celebration.  The lovebirds safely arrive at the restaurant and John is a perfect gentleman, opening the door for Sarah.  The table they’re walking towards glows in the candlelight and the aroma of delicious food fills the air.  Then all of the sudden […]

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5 Easy Ways to Maintain Your Tires

The average car on the road weighs between 3,000 and 4,000 pounds, sitting on four tires.  Considering that these two-ton machines fly down roads on four rubber wheels, proper tire maintenance is extremely important and often overlooked.  Here are 5 ways to maintain your tires and ensure that you and your family are traveling safely. […]

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5 Tips for Safety While on the Job

  Whether you’re lifting boxes in a warehouse, moving heavy displays around the sales floor, or building a highrise, job safety is a critical concern for both employers and employees.  There were almost 3 million reports by private employers of workplace injuries and illnesses.  While safety standards and practices vary by industry, here are 5 […]

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Road Rage: 4 Things to Know

Last Tuesday, January 26, a road rage incident in Austin, Texas was captured on camera and shows two men fighting each other in the middle of traffic.  A woman in Arlington, Texas was shot and killed during a road rage incident last Thursday on January 28.  Back in December 2015, a road rage incident involved […]

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What are Compensatory & Punitive Damages?

When a civil lawsuit occurs over personal injury, the person injured (the plaintiff) sues the defendant because of an injury sustained due to  the defendant’s negligence or failure to obey the law.  A person who wins a civil lawsuit is usually entitled to compensation or “damages.”  The amount awarded is determined by the jury and […]

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5 Business Structures Compared

There are five types of business structures.  It’s important to know the different types of businesses so you can fully understand those businesses with whom you shop at, work with or work for, and if you want to form a business yourself.  From Tyler Candle Company to The Popcorn Junction, you constantly encounter multiple business […]

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How to Safely Drive on the Same Road with Semi Trucks

In Texas, 18 wheelers (semi trucks) are a common site and on I-35, they seem to travel in droves.  Here are some tips to help keep you and your family safe when driving on the same road as a semi truck in Texas. Recognize Their Blind Spots The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration advises that […]

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Ogar the K-9 Officer Shot After Chase Down

    On January 19, 2016, Deputy Constable Kevin Petty stopped Michael Paul Koch, a man from the Grand Saline area for a routine traffic stop near FM 849 at I-20 West.  However, when Koch stopped his vehicle, he fled into the woods.  DC Petty released Ogar, a Smith County Deputy Constable K-9, to chase […]

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How to Protect Yourself as a Pedestrian: 7 Safety Tips

Whether you’re riding your bike down the street or walking to your car parked on the side of the road, pedestrians are incredibly vulnerable to being hit by vehicles and bicycles. Have you ever wondered how to protect yourself as a pedestrian?  Apply these 7 tips to help keep you and your loved ones safe […]

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