What You Should Know About Construction Work Accidents in Texas

By Rad Law Firm | Mar 22, 2018

Construction site accidents are some of the most serious, in Texas and throughout the nation. There are inherent risks that come with working in the construction industry, which is only made worse by the failure to follow safety protocols and other factors. Every single year in Texas, hundreds of workers die and thousands are injured due to unsafe worksites. This fact is extremely hard for many to come to terms with, especially if you’ve lost a loved one in a construction site accident. Approximately 20 percent of all occupational work fatalities take place in the construction industry, which equates to…

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Right-of-Way Laws in Texas

By Rad Law Firm | Mar 19, 2018

One of the keys to staying safe while out on the Texas roads is understanding what laws are in place. We know it can be difficult to keep up with the laws in place, but it is of the utmost importance that you do so. One of the most talked about laws in Texas is called the Right-of-way law. This law comes into play when one drivers and/or pedestrians comes to stop and are unsure of who has the legal right to go first. Texas right-of-way laws are designed to protect both motorists and pedestrians, which is why it’s a…

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Spring Break Safety Tips

By Rad Law Firm | Mar 05, 2018

March is officially underway, which means spring break is right around the corner for many high school and college students. Spring break is something most students look forward to, as it offers a chance to get away from school, relax, and soak up the sun. While spring break comes with many great memories and undoubtedly fun times, it also carries inherent dangers. Spring break often translates to “let loose and get wild”, but it’s important not to get too carried away and potentially do something that could hinder your future. This is why it’s important to arm yourself with a…

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How Common is Nursing Home Abuse?

By Rad Law Firm | Feb 22, 2018

Nursing home abuse is a serious, growing problem in the United States with no sign of slowing down. Every single year, millions of Americans are abused or neglected in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities, and only a small percentage of these cases are reported. Statistics indicate that anywhere between one and two million adults over the age of 65 have been injured, neglected, exploited, or otherwise mistreated by someone they depended on for care. In many cases, the abuser is someone they know and is more often than not a person they trust. These statistics are both alarming…

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When to Hire a Medical Malpractice Attorney

By Rad Law Firm | Feb 19, 2018

Medical malpractice lawsuits are becoming increasingly common in today’s modern society. Unfortunately, at least 250,000 deaths happen every year as a result of medical mistakes. That is a whopping 10 percent of all U.S. deaths. The most disturbing part about deaths related to medical mistakes is that the majority are preventable. People die every single day because of a system-wide failure, poorly coordinated care, overworked doctors, and downright neglect. While we think of hospitals and healthcare clinics as a safe place we can go to receive care, more often than not people leave these centers worse than they came in.…

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Motorcycle Safety Tips

By Rad Law Firm | Feb 12, 2018

Riding a motorcycle comes with inherent dangers, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t certain things you can do to make each adventure a little safer. As motorcycle accident lawyers, we see devastating accidents take place on a regular basis throughout the Dallas metro area. In many cases, these accidents are caused by negligent or distracted drivers who do not take the time to look for others on the road - including motorcycles. Other accidents are caused by poor decision-making, bad weather, and impaired drivers. Regardless of the cause of the accident, serious, life-threatening injuries are often the result. While we…

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Determining Liability for Food Poisoning

By Rad Law Firm | Feb 07, 2018

Food poisoning is something no one wants to deal with, but it, unfortunately, happens all too often. We can get food poisoning from many different sources and reputable restaurants, which can make it nearly impossible to avoid. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 76 million Americans get food poisoning every single year. Of those food poisoning cases, 350,000 people are hospitalized and roughly 5,000 people die from food poisoning. There are many different factors that can lead to food poisoning and foodborne illnesses, including spoiled food and improperly prepared and stored food. If you…

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What to Look for When Choosing an Insurance Company

By Rad Law Firm | Jan 31, 2018

Deciding which insurance company is best for your needs is not always easy, especially these days. Many insurance companies have a bad rep and it can be difficult to know which are trustworthy. However, there are certain steps you can take ahead of time to ensure you end up with the insurance company that is right for you. If you’ve never purchased insurance before, it can be overwhelming to decipher all the various definitions, conditions, coverages, exclusions, and endorsements. This isn’t exactly the most exciting thing you’ll ever do, but it is a vital part of life. Without insurance, you…

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Is My Injury Serious Enough to Get a Lawyer?

By Rad Law Firm | Jan 23, 2018

Being involved in an accident of any kind is stressful and overwhelming, especially if you have been injured. Accidents happen every single day and range from minor fender benders to catastrophic construction site injuries. So how do you know when it’s time to contact a lawyer? This is probably one of the most frequent questions we field, and for good reason. If you’ve never been involved in a serious accident before or are unsure when retaining a lawyer is a good idea, you’ve come to the right place. Your decision to hire an attorney following an accident that left you…

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5 Bad Driving Habits to Get Rid of This New Year!

By Rad Law Firm | Jan 10, 2018

Let’s face it - driving has become increasingly dangerous and downright scary. With all the distractions out there today (hello, smartphones), it is a wonder how any of us get to and from our destination safely. Not only are distractions becoming a serious problem for drivers on our roads, but people have picked up numerous bad habits that are constantly putting others at risk. In fact, many of these bad habits may actually be illegal. Sure, traffic laws can be confusing and vary from state to state, but it is important to do what you can to be as safe…

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