I’ve Been Involved in a Semi Truck Accident – What is the Average Settlement?

By Rad Law Firm | Aug 29, 2018

Being involved in an accident with a semi truck or tractor-trailer is undoubtedly a harrowing experience. Many of these accidents result in serious injuries or fatalities, due to the sheer size and volume of the truck involved. 18-wheelers are the largest transporters of goods in the United States, and Texas highways are some of the most traveled for these vehicles. Over the last several years, we have seen a steep rise in the number of accidents involving semi trucks. According to Texas DOT, there were more than 34,000 accidents involving commercial trucks in 2016. 6,100 people were injured and there…

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How to Avoid Parking Lot Accidents?

By Rad Law Firm | Aug 20, 2018

Let’s face it - parking lots are breeding grounds for car accidents. Many parking lots are poorly designed, making it difficult for drivers to navigate all the backing up, pulling in, and pedestrians. If you’ve ever been in a parking lot that seems like it was designed specifically for fender-benders, you’re not alone. Looking for a parking spot in a busy lot can be stressful and anxiety-inducing, to say the least. Chances are you are so focused on trying to find a spot, you may not be paying attention to the traffic around you. Because there are so many distractions…

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When Not to File a Car Insurance Claim

By Rad Law Firm | Aug 15, 2018

One of the first things most people do following a car accident is call the police, then the insurance company. While this is something we are taught to do to protect ourselves in the event of an accident, there are certain times when filing a car insurance claim may not work to your advantage. If major damage has been done to your car and the accident was not your fault, it seems only logical that the next step is to get your insurance company on the phone and tell them what happened, right? Not so fast. The truth of the…

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Back to School Safety Tips

By Rad Law Firm | Aug 10, 2018

It’s almost that time again - back to school. It’s hard to believe that summer is nearly over; it seems like just yesterday we were discussing our top summer safety tips! However, the fact of the matter is that school is right around the corner, and you need to be prepared in order to ensure your kids are safe as the new school year gets underway. A new school year can be likened to a new beginning, giving you and your kiddos the opportunity to make any necessary changes that will help you moving forward. Before the first day of…

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How to Prevent Truck Accidents

By Rad Law Firm | Jul 30, 2018

Large trucks are a very common sight on the highways in and around the Dallas-Fort Worth area. While semis are essential to the economy, they also pose an inherent risk to other drivers. Unfortunately, nearly 4,000 people die in large truck accidents every single year in the United States. While accidents do happen, many are preventable with a little bit of care and thought. Every single time you get into a vehicle, you face the possibility of being involved in an accident. When an accident involves a large truck or semi, there is a much higher chance of fatalities among…

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Common Workplace Accidents

By Rad Law Firm | Jul 17, 2018

It is estimated that more than 1 million Americans miss work every year as a result of work-related injuries. Workplace injuries can be devastating and have a lasting effect on you and your loved ones. They can also impact your career, relationships, and overall quality of life. Unfortunately, these types of accidents are far more common than many people realize. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that in Texas alone, nearly 250,000 workers suffer injuries or illnesses because of an accident that took place at work. While some industries are inherently more dangerous than others, workplace accidents can take…

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Are Truck Drivers Receiving Proper Training?

By Rad Law Firm | Jul 10, 2018

It should come as no surprise that Dallas highways are some of the most dangerous in the country. Given the number of accidents that take place on I-35 and other area highways, it is clear something is amiss. Unfortunately, many of these accidents involve large trucks and often end in serious injuries or fatalities. While most accidents are minor in nature, this is not always the case. Take an accident that took place at the end of June, for example. A semi-truck tipped over on the High Five interchange, closing the busy highway during the early morning commute. After nearly…

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North Texas Mother Charged After Deaths of Toddlers in Hot Car

By Rad Law Firm | Jul 09, 2018

The days are getting hot in Texas, and we have a sad story regarding the deaths of two toddlers. North Texas mother, Cynthia Marie Randolph, was found guilty of the May 26 deaths of 1-year-old Cavanaugh Ramirez and 2-year-old Juliet Ramirez after she left them in a hot car. According to police, Randolph said she locked her two young children in the car for a few hours to “teach them a lesson” after her daughter got out of the car without permission. She could be sentenced up to 20 years in prison for two second-degree felony counts. Unfortunately, cases like…

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Summer Safety Tips

By Rad Law Firm | Jun 29, 2018

Summer is about staying safe and having fun, unfortunately, there are many different things that can go wrong this time of year, resulting in serious injury or death. Whether you are spending the summer out on your boat in the lake or riding your motorcycle around the city, it’s imperative you do everything you can to keep yourself and others safe. With Fourth of July right around the corner, there’s a good chance you and your loved ones are preparing for outdoor gatherings and all the fun this summertime holiday brings. Barbecues, pool parties, bonfires, boating trips, and tubing the…

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Boating Safety Tips

By Rad Law Firm | Jun 13, 2018

Summer is here, which means it’s time to get on the water and get those boats out of storage. It’s no surprise that Texas gets hot during the summer, which is why boating is a popular pastime activity. However, it is also important to keep in mind how dangerous boating can be. Every year, countless preventable injuries and fatalities take place on Texas waterways. In order to avoid a dangerous boating accident, it’s important you brush up on safety tips. Even for the more experienced drivers, it is always a good idea to review boating safety rules before setting out.…

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