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Truck Freight Poses Risk on Texas Roads

By | Truck Accidents

The amount of freight being transported on U.S. roads continues to increase. According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), the amount of truck freight increased a little over 4% from March 2017 to March 2018. The strong economy probably explains the increase, with more goods being transported for consumers….

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Announcing the 2019 DC Law Scholarship Winner

By | Firm News

After careful consideration of the dozens of scholarship applications we received from students who we believe represent the top of their class, DC Law is pleased to announce the 2019 winner of the DC Law Scholarship. The $2,000 award goes to Sara Adams of Emory University School of Law! Congratulations…

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What Constitutes a Work-Related Injury?

By | Workplace Injuries

Many accidents occur on the job, and injured employees can qualify for workers’ compensation as well as other financial assistance. However, when is an injury work-related? The state’s workers’ comp system will not kick in to cover an injury or illness that is not work-related, and some insurance companies try…

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How to Know if You Have Been Exposed to Black Mold

By | General

Over the past several years, there has been growing recognition of the negative health effects black mold can have on people. Black mold grows in water-damaged homes and is often invisible, especially if it grows behind drywall or in the attic. Nevertheless, occupants can inhale the spores, causing serious illness….

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Fun Things to Do with Your Date in Austin

By | Austin

Austin’s population continues to boom for a simple reason—there is so much to do in this city, that almost anyone will feel right at home. If you’ve just moved here, or if you are set to enjoy your first date in the city, then consider the following activities. Go to…

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10 Common Construction Accidents

By | Serious Injuries

Construction is a dangerous profession. According to government statistics, construction accounts for about 1 in 5 work-related fatalities. Each year, thousands of construction workers also suffer debilitating injuries on the job, unable to work for considerable periods of time. The construction industry in Texas is just as dangerous as in…

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Are Digital Licenses and IDs Coming to Texas?

By | Car Accidents

Wouldn’t it be great to have your driver’s license on your smartphone? People can already download airline boarding passes and grocery store coupons on their phones, so why not state-issued licenses and IDs? This would mean that drivers would have just one less card to carry. According to an article…

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