Dallas Driver Blames Mexican Food in Fatal Hit-and-Run

By Rad Law Firm | Feb 21, 2019

Earlier this month a Dallas man was arrested following a fatal three-car crash in which he blamed the Mexican food he ate on his dizziness, rather than the beers he was drinking while driving. According to the officer who administered the test, the man said he was dizzy and couldn’t stand up straight because he ate too much Mexican food. Julio Cesar Menendez-Guerrero was driving south on Westmoreland Road with two of his vehicle’s wheels on the curb when he ran a red light, hitting the car Andrea Rodriguez Perez was driving. Rodriguez's vehicle was pushed into a third vehicle…

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Toyota Recalls 1.7 Million Vehicles

By Rad Law Firm | Feb 13, 2019

In the middle of January Toyota made an announcement that it would be recalling 1.7 million vehicles because of faulty passenger airbag inflators. Unfortunately, vehicle recalls just like this one are more common of an occurrence than many people realize. The Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards are in place to keep both passengers and drivers safe. When there is a manufacturer’s defect or when the manufacturer fails to comply with these safety standards, an auto recall may be necessary. The current problem Toyota is facing is one they are no stranger to. The issue involves Takata airbag inflators, which they…

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Does Uber Promote Distracted Driving?

By Rad Law Firm | Jan 29, 2019

In the last decade, there has been an ongoing debate as to whether or not the friendly transportation app and ride service, Uber, is promoting distracted driving. Have you ever been in an Uber and noticed how reliant the drivers are on their smartphones? When you make your living behind a wheel, dividing the two operations can present to be challenging. Do Uber drivers have a choice when it comes to looking at their smartphone? Uber drivers are on a time constraint when it comes to accepting the fare of a rider. They have 15 seconds to get the location…

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5 Common Premises Liability Cases

By Rad Law Firm | Jan 16, 2019

Premises liability cases are quite broad, and therefore can be confusing to some people as for what they entail. While a premises liability case can be a personal injury related to a slip and fall accident, it can also be a personal injury related to animals’ bites, or inadequate property maintenance, and more. In general terms, a premises liability lawsuit is a personal injury case in which the injury was caused or due to the fault of another person or institution via negligence or unsafe circumstances. In said cases, it is vital that one have an experienced lawyer at their…

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Drunk Driving Accidents Spike Over the Holidays

By Rad Law Firm | Jan 02, 2019

The holidays are a time for celebrating. Many of us become much more social during the holiday season from Thanksgiving to New Year’s, and typically that means a larger widespread consumption of alcohol. With family and friends in town and with time off work, the festivities are plenty, and those festivities often include champagne, eggnog, wine, and other alcoholic beverages. The issue is that people think they are “fine” to drive, and getting out on the road after all of the celebrating.  While law enforcement officials know that drunk driving increases during the holiday season, they are on high alert…

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The 4 D’s and How They Can Help Your Medical Negligence Claim

By Rad Law Firm | Dec 27, 2018

When you are ill or injured, you must put your trust in a healthcare professional to help you heal. Unfortunately, on occasion, medical professionals can fail to uphold their position adequately. Sometimes things just happen, while other times someone is responsible as they were negligent in their treatment. Medical negligence can have a heavily negative impact on one’s life. It can lead to unnecessary costs, unnecessary pain, and in the worst case fatality and the loss of a loved one. Typically, a case of medical negligence will include one of the following situations: Misdiagnosis or the failure to diagnose Premature…

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10 Most Common Construction Accidents

By Rad Law Firm | Dec 17, 2018

Construction jobs are some of the most dangerous positions there are. Any personal injury lawyer in Dallas will warn that all too often injuries occur to workers on construction sites that could have been potentially avoided. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) there is one out of every ten construction workers injured each year. One of the biggest problems is a lack of safety regulations enforcement which is one of the leading causes that construction workplace accidents occur. In 2012, Texas had 105 construction-related deaths. As Texas continues to grow and develop, it can be assumed that…

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4 Facts About Dog Bites You Should Know

By Rad Law Firm | Dec 12, 2018

Man’s best friend can do more than provide us comfort. Many people buy dogs to act as proximity alarms, so they can protect their property. While that in and of itself isn’t much of a problem, there are some things you have to know as a dog owner in Texas, so you aren’t on the receiving end of a lawsuit. One Bite Rule Texas is considered a one bite rule state for personal injury cases as a result of dog bites. As a result, Texas does not have a statute specifically made for covering dog owner’s civil liability for damages…

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From Romaine Lettuce to Turkey: What You Need to Know About Product Defect Claims

By Rad Law Firm | Dec 07, 2018

With the recent recalls of Romaine lettuce and Jennie-O Turkeys as a result of salmonella and E. coli there are lots of questions swirling around. The second question after, “Did I buy some romaine lettuce or turkey lately?” is more than likely what to do next if you have purchased and ingested these foods. One course of action would be to file a product defect claim. Now you might be thinking how a product defect claim about food would work. Here is what you need to know about product defect claims. Proving Liability Information required to address liability varies by…

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Thanksgiving Accidents: How to Avoid Them

By Rad Law Firm | Nov 21, 2018

Thanksgiving is all about being grateful for what you have, spending time with your loved ones, and eating delicious comfort food, right? While that may be the case, Thanksgiving is also one of the most dangerous holidays and days of the year, in general. This day of thanks marks the start of the busy holiday season, which often comes with serious accidents and injuries. Unfortunately, we see an increase in the number of accidents that take place during the busy holiday season. In fact, hospitals treat more patients from November to January than most other months. This is due to…

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