Month: May 2017

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  • May
    31 2017

    Small Trucking Fleets Commit about 60 Percent of Hours of Service Violations

    For-hire motor carriers with fewer than 20 trucks were responsible for approximately 60 percent of hours of service (HOS) violations in 2015.1 The same year, carriers with fleets of at least 100 trucks accounted for less than 15 percent of hour of service violations. Now consider this: for-hire motor carriers with fewer than 20 trucks […]

  • May
    30 2017

    The Historical Connection between Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer 

    For more than 45 years, researchers have been studying talcum powder, the ovaries and ovarian cancer. Here’s a look at the major findings of these studies. First Study on Talcum Powder & the Ovaries: 1971 In March 1971, a study published in The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the British Commonwealth reported finding talc […]

  • May
    29 2017

    At Fault in an Auto Accident: Can I Sue and Recover Damages in Texas?

    Whether you are able to recover damages in Texas for a car wreck will depend on the degree to which you were at fault for the car crash (when compared to the other involved parties). This is because Texas has comparative negligence laws (as opposed to contributory negligence laws). Hurt in a Car Crash? Download […]

  • May
    25 2017

    Critical Discovery in Truck Accident Cases: How to Build a Strong Truck Wreck Case

    Discovery is the pre-trial process during which evidence related to a claim is gathered, shared and analyzed by both sides (i.e., the plaintiff and the defendant). For truck accident cases, the defendant (e.g., the insurance company) commonly has a head start in the discovery process. This is largely due to the facts that: Insurance companies […]

  • May
    24 2017

    Choosing an Attorney for Your TBI Case

    In the aftermath of a traumatic brain injury (TBI), getting medical treatment is a top priority. As soon as victims’ health has stabilized, meeting with a lawyer is also important. An attorney can help TBI survivors: Get a clear understanding of the law and their options for financial recovery Protect their rights and pursue all […]