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August 2018 Archives

Pursuing the right types of damages through an injury claim

A Texas car accident can leave you with various types of injuries and financial losses that can impact your life for years to come. If you suffered as a result of the actions of another person, you should not have to suffer alone. In fact, you could be entitled to recovery of certain types of damages through a personal injury claim. 

What is loss of consortium?

If you recently lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence in Texas, you have the right to sue the negligent person or entity for causing your loved one’s wrongful death. Among a variety of things for which you may be able to receive compensation, you likely can receive damages for your loss of consortium.

Top 4 chemical hazards oil and gas workers face

At the Law Office of Michael R. De La Paz in California, we know the many dangers and hazards you face as an oil and gas worker. In addition to the ever-present dangers of fires, explosions and blowouts, you likewise face exposure to a variety of chemicals on a daily basis.

Why is driving at night so dangerous?

When you drive along Texas roadways during the day, natural light helps you to see what is going on around you. Once the sun sets for the night, however, the lack of natural light can make it difficult to see objects in the road, signs, pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcycles and other drivers. Although the roadways are illuminated by streetlights and headlights, it is often harder to drive in the dark. According to the National Safety Council, you are three times more likely to die in a car accident while driving at night than you are during the day.

What you should know about drowsy truckers on the road

In Texas and across the nation, Americans rely on large trucks to deliver essential goods. It is crucial that there are quality, well-trained truck drivers on the road to maneuver these giant vehicles through traffic and ensure you and everyone is kept safe on the road. Large trucks can weigh up to 80,000 pounds and may pose a serious danger to other vehicles and people if they are not handled correctly. In an attempt to minimize the number of people who are killed and injured in large truck accidents across the country, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration posed regulations on how long a trucker can stay behind the wheel before taking a rest or break.

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