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Fatigued Driving

Fatigued Driving Causing Devastating Truck Accidents

Every day, millions of Americans share the roads with large trucks. These giant vehicles help stock the grocery store shelves and carry goods to their final destinations. Although these vehicles are absolutely necessary for transportation, they are fraught with dangers. Because of their size and weight, they can easily cause devastating roadway accidents. This makes it extremely important for truck drivers to be alert and ready to respond to changing road conditions and hazards. Unfortunately, many truck drivers are driving while fatigued and causing fatal accidents.

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510(k) Approval Process

What’s The FDA’s 510(k) Approval Process and How Does It Hurt Patients?

Most people believe that any medical device available on the market goes through a thorough and effective approval process. The truth is, this is not always the case. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is charged with analyzing new device applications and granting approval to reasonably safe devices; however, the agency has more than one avenue for approval. In addition to the ordinary application process, the FDA has an approval process called 510(k) approval and it’s putting many patients at risk.

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OSHA Violations

Top 10 OSHA Violations of 2018

All workers are entitled to a reasonably safe workplace. No one should have to unnecessarily risk his or her life just to bring home a paycheck. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) works to inspect and investigate jobsites across the country to enforce safety protocols designed to prevent workplace accidents and save lives. Unfortunately, many employers fail to comply with OSHA’s safety regulations. According to OSHA, these are the top 10 violations of 2018.

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Texas Car Accident Attorneys

It’s Been Over 18 Years Since Texas Has Gone A Day Without A Traffic Fatality

Everyday, millions of Texans take to the roads. Despite how often most of us get behind the wheel, we often don’t think of how dangerous the roadways in Texas are. The reality is that Texas roadways continue to see tragic accidents on a regular basis. In fact, it’s been over 18 years since Texas has gone a day without a traffic fatality.

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Construction Accident Attorneys

Why The Texas Construction Industry Is So Dangerous

There are many things about Texas that makes the state unique. In addition to being known as a business-friendly state, Texas is also home to a booming construction industry that employs thousands of Texan workers. Unfortunately, the construction boom came with substantial risks.

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Types of Burn Injuries

Types of Burn Injuries

Most people have suffered a burn injury in their lives. Injuries like sunburns or blisters from accidentally touching a hot pan are extremely common and usually heal on their own without medical treatment. However, there are other types of more serious burn injuries that can cause permanent damage and even death.

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Houston Distracted Driving Accident Attorneys

5 Most Dangerous Distractions For Drivers

Most people are well aware of the dangers of distracted driving, but that doesn’t stop them from engaging in distracting behaviors. The Houston distracted driving accident attorneys at Dax F. Garza, P.C. see injuries from distracted driving accidents all too often, and we have identified five of the most dangerous distractions for drivers.

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Medtronic Defibrillator Lawyer

Medtronic Defibrillators Facing More Problems

Patients with Medtronic Defibrillators already know firsthand how defective these devices can be. In addition to previously known issues, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued another warning for patients: these devices could be vulnerable to hacking. In a recent warning letter, the FDA cautioned patients that a software update must be made to protect the device from cybersecurity vulnerabilities.

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wrongful death

Types Of Compensation In A Wrongful Death Case

Losing a loved one is an extremely tragic experience. It can be particularly painful if the death was caused by the negligence of another person or company. For family members who have lost a loved one due to another’s negligence, getting answers and pursuing justice can potentially help ease the burden of loss. While there is no amount of money that can erase the pain of losing a loved one, families can pursue financial compensation to relieve financial burdens associated with their personal loss.

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truck accident lawyers

Common Causes of Truck Accidents

Large trucks are crucial to the transportation industry. Most people don’t go a single day without buying or using something that spent time being transported by an 18-wheeler. Although these vehicles are integral to our transportation industry, they do pose serious risks on the roadways. As experienced personal injury lawyers, we have seen firsthand how dangerous truck accidents can be.

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