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Car Accident Injuries

Car Accidents are among the top ten causes of death in Austin for all age groups. Of course, you are more likely to be injured in a car accident in the Austin area.  Injuries can consist of soft tissue injuries which usually are accompanied by headaches.  Many times these headaches are caused by your neck

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Austin Car Accidents

Traffic congestion, road rage, and car accidents have become a way of life in Austin. As our city continues to grow exponentially these problems continue to grow.  What can be done about it?  You know most of the things, you can do:  Carpooling, calming down when we drive, leaving 10 minutes earlier than we should

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Car Accidents are a part of life in Austin

Car Accidents are a Part of Life in Austin If you have lived in Austin for more than 7 years, statistically speaking you have been involved in some sort of car accident. Whether it’s a small fender bender or a life changing injury accident, the lawyers at Funk & Associates are here to help. Do

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Common Austin Car Accidents

Some of the most common car Accidents we see in Austin involve rear end collisions at Yield signs.  Although there is little literature on the matter it is my opinion that most people entering a yield intersection are so focused on yielding and merging onto oncoming traffic that they forget to stop before colliding with

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What to Do About Swimming Pool Injuries?

Swimming pools have the potential of causing serious injuries or death at home, at the neighbors, or public locations including community centers, apartment complexes, and hotels. The risks are elevated when there is a lack of supervision, no lifeguard on duty or hazards around the pool perimeter. Pools and Premises Liability It is the pool

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What to do in a Bus Accident?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, about 1,500 people were killed in school-bus-related accidents from 1995 to 2005. Most of these were in other vehicles, but about 16 students, including pedestrians, die annually. If you or a loved one has been the victim of a bus accident and suffered injuries, you might still

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Yield Sign Rear End Car Accidents

Yield Intersection Rear End Accidents Rear-end accidents at yield intersections are some of the most common car accidents in Austin. When you arrive at a yield sign, you stop and look to your left to enter in order to merge onto the feeder road. The driver behind you does the same. However, many times the

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Car Accident Statistics in Texas

Car Accident Statistics in Texas Car Accident Statistics in Texas are sadly on the rise.   According to the Texas Motor Vehicle Traffic Crash Highlights released by TxDOT, there were a total of 63,610 serious auto crashes in Texas in 2012 causing injuries to 230,506 people. Of these, 87,087 people were seriously injured and 3,399 sadly died.

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Accidents in Construction Sites

Accidents in Construction Sites Constructions sites are among the most accident-prone places. Every year thousands of workers are injured and hundreds of them are killed in construction zones. The leading cause of fatalities in constructions sites are from falls, being struck by falling or swinging objects, electrocution and caught-in/between objects. According to OSHA, 806 people

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Trucking Accidents

Trucking Accidents In Texas, as in the rest of the USA, 18-wheeler trucks provide the preferred method for moving freight. At any time on the highways of America, there are thousands of 18-wheelers on the roads. These vehicles are huge, weigh several tons and are unable to come to a stop as quickly as smaller

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