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Mcgilberry & Shirer Launch Fatality Data Dashboard

Posted on October 5, 2018 in Car accident

Texas has a reputation for having some of the most dangerous roads in the country, but just how dangerous? We wanted to see the total amount of fatalities that occur in the state annually, along with a detailed look at the causes and contributing factors. With data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Fatality… read more

Safe Driving Tips Around Deer and Other Wildlife

Posted on September 25, 2017 in Car accident

No matter where you drive – between rural or suburban streets, or even highways –  the risk of striking a deer is very real. It’s also incredibly dangerous. A fully-grown deer can cause extensive damage to your vehicle and injury to your person. Unfortunately, deer collisions are on the rise. The primary reason? Deer are… read more

The Ins and Outs of Bus Accidents

Posted on September 20, 2017 in Personal Injury

Over 125,000 passengers ride the bus throughout Dallas every single day. In addition, these city buses share the road with countless drivers, pedestrians, and bicycle riders. In light of this, accidents become a question not of “if” but of “when.” Many times, an accident involving a city bus is not the fault of the driver…. read more

How to Choose a Bicycle Helmet

Posted on September 11, 2017 in Cycling Tips,Safety Information

Few people on the road choose not to wear their seat belts while in a car. So, why would anyone ride a bicycle on the same city streets without a helmet? It just doesn’t make sense. Helmets are designed to make riding a bike safer, more accessible, and easier. In some areas, laws require the… read more

Road Obstacles and Motorcycle Accidents

Posted on April 18, 2017 in Motorcycle Accidents

If you own a motorcycle, it’s important to educate yourself on the most common road obstacles that can cause accidents. Motorcycles have different obstacles than cars do; they also tend to be much more dangerous than cars. That is why it is best to take all the necessary safety precautions when driving a motorcycle. First,… read more

Car Accident Settlements Checklist: Important Steps to Take at Crash Site

Posted on April 14, 2017 in Personal Injury

A vehicular accident can include significant expenses due to physical trauma, property damages, and mental anguish. You’ll need resources to pay the repair bills on your vehicle, the medical bills that may accumulate, and any legal fees you acquire. Hiring a car accident lawyer and reaching a settlement can go a long way in helping… read more

The Ins and Outs of Slip and Fall Lawsuits

Posted on April 11, 2017 in Personal Injury

First off, it is important to speak with an experienced slip and fall attorney regarding damages and going about filing a slip and fall lawsuit. The law can be confusing to outsiders. You’ve probably heard the term slip and fall before, but maybe never have fully understood what such a situation is referring to. A… read more

4 Legal Tips After a Car Accident

Posted on March 14, 2017 in Personal Injury

The time right after a car accident can be very confusing. You may be injured. There may be police involved at the scene. With so many things happening at once, you need to be prepared. You should know what you can do to protect your rights. Here’s some advice on handling the chaos following a… read more

Important Bicycle Safety Tips

Posted on February 18, 2017 in Bike Accident Attorney

Bicycling is a fun pastime that does great things for both your health and the environment. Cities all across the country are adding bike lanes to encourage a rider-friendly culture. As winter comes to an end, now is a good time to pull your bike out of storage and put in some miles in the… read more

How A Settlement Works When You Are Hit by a Drunk Driver

Posted on February 18, 2017 in Personal Injury Insurance Claim

Three in ten Americans will be involved in an accident with a drunk driver at some point in their life; tragically, one-third of all fatal accidents in the country are caused by drunk driving. The silver lining that is if you have been the victim in a drunk driving accident, you are in a strong… read more