Be careful with your social media

Be careful with your social media

Posted on December 15, 2014 by

The fun of social media could possibly betray you – especially if you are involved in a lawsuit. Did you know that one of the first pieces of information usually requested during the discovery phase of a lawsuit is your password allowing access to your social media sites? If the requesting party can prove that […]

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Multiple Car Accident Lawsuit 101

Multiple Car Accident Lawsuit 101

Posted on June 25, 2014 by

If you are involved in a multiple car accident, you may have to deal with a lawsuit. In a multiple car accident lawsuit, it is often difficult to determine who is at fault because of the complexity of the situation. At Sommerman & Quesada, we are here to help you get the compensation you deserve […]

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The Impact of Common Car Accident Statistics on Dallas Drivers

The Impact of Common Car Accident Statistics on Dallas Drivers

Posted on June 20, 2014 by

An enlightening statistic posted on the website StopTextsStopWrecks.org gives better insight into the dangers of distracted driving. Studies show that engaging in any kind of visual-based distraction while driving, such as reaching for a cellular phone, dialing a phone number, or texting, can increase the risk of getting into a car accident by three times. […]

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Choose a Birth Trauma Attorney With Specialized Expertise

Choose a Birth Trauma Attorney With Specialized Expertise

Posted on May 28, 2014 by

The birth of a child should be a joyous occasion. Unfortunately, some parents’ joy is tempered when they experience a trauma during childbirth that results in the serious injury or death of their newborns. During this extremely difficult and emotional time, a birth trauma attorney is invaluable in helping make sense of the confusing legal […]

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How to Find a Good Accident Attorney

How to Find a Good Accident Attorney

Posted on May 21, 2014 by

At Sommerman & Quesada, we make it a point to serve you well. We understand there are many attorneys out there, and that it can be difficult to know how to find a good accident attorney. When you come to us for assistance, we deliver experience, personal attention, and the strong representation you deserve. Experience […]

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When You Need to Call a Dog Bite Defense Attorney

When You Need to Call a Dog Bite Defense Attorney

Posted on May 13, 2014 by

The laws regarding dog bites vary a great deal from one community to another. It is a good idea to find out what those laws are before you purchase or adopt a dog, even if the dog is a lovable puppy. A couple of the best steps you can take should actually be completed before […]

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When to Get an Attorney for a Car Accident

When to Get an Attorney for a Car Accident

Posted on May 7, 2014 by

If you have sustained injuries in a car wreck, you may be wondering if you should enlist the help of a personal injury attorney. While we at Sommerman & Quesada are always here to offer legal counsel, there are some things you should consider before hiring an attorney for a car accident. Typically, minor injuries, […]

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Questions to Ask a Personal Injury Lawyer

Questions to Ask a Personal Injury Lawyer

Posted on April 29, 2014 by

When you have been injured, it is imperative that you find a personal injury attorney that has the experience and dedication necessary to help you win your case and receive the compensation that you need. In order to sift through the many different personal injury lawyers that are practicing in your area, it is important […]

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Do I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Do I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Posted on April 21, 2014 by

If you’ve been injured in an accident, you might be asking yourself, “Do I need a personal injury lawyer?” While any kind of lawyer will cost you money, the amount that you spend might be worth the amount that you’re owed for your injuries. The experienced professionals of Sommerman & Quesada are here to help […]

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What Is a Personal Injury Lawyer?

What Is a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Posted on April 14, 2014 by

You might be hesitant to call on the professional services of an attorney not only because you feel that doing so is a rather drastic step, but also because you might not be sure of which type of attorney you need. If you’ve suffered a personal injury, at Sommerman & Quesada, we are here to […]

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Top 5 Most Common Work Injuries

Top 5 Most Common Work Injuries

Posted on April 8, 2014 by

An employer is responsible for the safety and well being of his or her employees. Many companies use risk management solutions to minimize injury, but some can still slip through the cracks. Sommerman & Quesada can represent you if you have been injured at work and are seeking compensation. The most common work injuries are […]

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A Drunk Driving Accident Attorney Can Help

A Drunk Driving Accident Attorney Can Help

Posted on April 8, 2014 by

Accidents caused by drunk drivers occur at an alarming rate around the world. In the US, nearly one third of all auto accidents are the result of the vehicle operator driving while intoxicated. At Sommerman & Quesada, we understand that these accidents are senseless and completely avoidable. A superior drunk driving accident attorney is determined, […]

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Car Accident Statistics Everyone Should Know

Car Accident Statistics Everyone Should Know

Posted on April 1, 2014 by

Since their creation in 1886, automobiles have been involved in billions of car crashes. Car accident statistics show that motor vehicles continue to be one of the leading causes of injury and death across the world today. Many people fail to give cars the proper respect they deserve. Instead of seeing them as incredibly useful […]

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Trying to Fix a Product Could Leave You at Fault

Trying to Fix a Product Could Leave You at Fault

Posted on February 16, 2014 by

When something doesn’t work, too often people are quick to “tinker” with it until everything appears to be working normally. Unfortunately, this can not only void any warranty you have on the product, but also cause major damages. There is a Reason Your Product Broke Most major products such as cars, electrical wiring and appliances […]

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More Harm Than Good: Defective Medical Products

More Harm Than Good: Defective Medical Products

Posted on February 7, 2014 by

More Harm than Good: Defective Medical Products When you suffer a major injury, recovery is an uphill battle. From physical therapy to medical bills, you want to get back to normal as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, there are times when the medical equipment you hoped would help, causes more harm than good. “Roll A-Bout” Knee […]

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Helmet Debate

Helmet Debate

Posted on February 5, 2014 by

The long-term brain injuries football players experience has become a heated topic of discussion causing some parents to question whether they want their children to play at all. Attempts to Reduce Football Injuries Brett Favre is only the most recent whistle blower to call out the safety of football. From immediate risks to long-term brain […]

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Driving on Ice

Driving on Ice

Posted on January 29, 2014 by

Make sure you are prepared if you have to drive through ice and snow.  Surviving Snowpacolypse Let’s all agree the South was not prepared for this. The snowpocalypse came in fast and snow flurry-ous leaving most southern states iced over. From Atlanta to North Carolina, drivers are spinning out and getting stuck. Though we may […]

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Protecting Children in a Car Accident

Protecting Children in a Car Accident

Posted on January 23, 2014 by

Parents spend hundreds of dollars buying the perfect car seat for their children. They take classes to learn proper safety techniques, secure the seats and expect their children to be safe. Unfortunately, many current car seats do not protect children from a T-bone car accident. Children’s Safety Takes a Front Seat in Federal Regulations New […]

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Car Wrecks Caused by Faulty Parts

Car Wrecks Caused by Faulty Parts

Posted on January 21, 2014 by

When in a car wreck, the instinct is to blame the driver. Maybe they were going too fast or driving too recklessly. Maybe they were driving tired or drunk. Maybe they were texting or looking at the radio, but who is to blame when the driver does everything right? Ford, Firestone and Car Accidents Caused […]

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Google Glass Ticket Dismissed in Court

Google Glass Ticket Dismissed in Court

Posted on January 17, 2014 by

How one small step backward for driver safety may mean one giant leap forward for Google. Driving with Google Glass San Diego Commissioner John Blair threw out charges today against Cecilia Abadie for driving while wearing Google Glass. Abadie is the first person cited with such an offense, and many wondered what to expect. Distracting […]

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Avoiding a Gas Explosion

Avoiding a Gas Explosion

Posted on January 15, 2014 by

Avoiding a Gas Explosion in Your Home Today in Fort Worth, firefighters raced to extinguish flames engulfing an over-62 retirement community. Luckily, there have been no injuries reported, but the cause of fire is still under investigation. Stories of these fires are becoming far too common due to old, poor wiring and faulty heating systems. […]

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This Commercial Will Give You Chills

This Commercial Will Give You Chills

Posted on January 7, 2014 by

Amazing video with an amazing message. Drive cautiously, save lives.

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How Safe is Snapchat

How Safe is Snapchat

Posted on January 3, 2014 by

Snapchat: Coming soon to a Courtroom near You Snapchat users may find themselves questioning their security now that hackers released 4.6 million users information. Don’t worry, that double-chin selfie you sent to your best friend was not shared, but your username and phone number may be floating around cyberspace. How Safe is Snapchat? Snapchat prides […]

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Dallas Taxi and Cab Numbers

Dallas Taxi and Cab Numbers

Posted on December 31, 2013 by

Dallas Taxi and Cab Numbers Everyone knows to avoid drunk driving, but finding a cab can be exhausting on New Year’s Eve. You are either left on hold or dealing with price increases. It’s enough to drive you crazy. Here at Sommerman and Quesada, we created a Dallas taxi quick list with all the numbers […]

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When to Hire a Lawyer

When to Hire a Lawyer

Posted on December 20, 2013 by

When Should You Hire a Lawyer? We’ve all seen the commercials urging us to call an attorney after a car wreck, but what circumstances actually merit hiring a car accident lawyer? Car Accident Attorneys in Dallas After a car accident, there are a number of different tasks that you will need to complete. If you […]

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Preventing Electrical Fires

Preventing Electrical Fires

Posted on December 19, 2013 by

Preventing Electrical Fires Christmas lights and decorations are becoming an increasing competition between neighbors. Unfortunately, most homes are not wired for that much electrical current. Each time we plug in another string of lights or an extra dancing Santa display, we are putting more and more pressure on our outlets. That pressure can quickly lead […]

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Potholes: The Dallas Icepocalypse Aftermath

Potholes: The Dallas Icepocalypse Aftermath

Posted on December 12, 2013 by

We may have survived the Icepocalypse, but melting ice and refreezing conditions can still cause car accidents in Dallas. The biggest issues to avoid on the road right now: potholes. As the frozen ground thaws out, new potholes are creeping up around Dallas. From major highways to small neighborhood streets, Dallas workers cannot get to […]

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Thanksgiving Cooking Tips

Thanksgiving Cooking Tips

Posted on November 27, 2013 by

Crowded kitchens, overused appliances and cooking distraction make accidents on Thanksgiving all too common. Before you baste the bird, make sure your kitchen is ready for company: Stay in the house when cooking your turkey and in the kitchen when cooking on the stove. Turn all handles towards the back or side. A crowded kitchen […]

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Andy Kaufman and Faking Your Own Death

Andy Kaufman and Faking Your Own Death

Posted on November 14, 2013 by

Michael Kaufman, Andy Kaufman’s brother, recently left the late-comic’s fans shocked when he announced his brother may have faked his death in 1985. Not only did he claim to receive a message from his brother in 1999, but he was also joined on-stage with Andy Kaufman’s “daughter” who was born four years after Andy’s death. […]

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What Should You Do After a Slip and Fall?

What Should You Do After a Slip and Fall?

Posted on November 7, 2013 by

Slip and Fall Protocol Take pictures: without evidence, any case can become a game of he said, she said. Snap a few quick pictures even if you don’t think you will need to take legal action. Get witnesses’ contact information: for a slip and fall case, you must prove that you were paying attention. Witnesses […]

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips

Posted on October 29, 2013 by

Keep your kids and home safe this Halloween with our Halloween Safety Tips. Print out our guide to add to the refrigerator, pass out to your friends or drop in trick or treat baskets at your children’s school. Have a happy Halloween!

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Keeping Your Home Warm (and Safe)

Keeping Your Home Warm (and Safe)

Posted on October 24, 2013 by

It’s time to start pouring hot chocolate and warming up the fire place, colder weather is here to stay! As we enter the coming months, the risk of a house fire also increases significantly as heating equipment is turned on for the first time. According to the United States Fire Administration, heating equipment, such as […]

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Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

Posted on October 17, 2013 by

The long summer has come to an end, and it’s time to gear up for winter. But before you turn on your heater up for the first time, consider this statistic from the Consumer Product Safety Commission: more than 1,500 people in the U.S. are killed every year by carbon monoxide poisoning in the home. […]

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Welcome to the State Fair of Texas!

Welcome to the State Fair of Texas!

Posted on September 26, 2013 by

The wait for the State Fair of Texas is almost over. Dallas kicks off another season of fried food, bird shows, butter carvings and Fair rides Sept. 27. But before hitting the Midway, take a minute to remind your kids of these fair ride safety tips. Fair Ride Safety Tips Trust your instincts. If you […]

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Gameday Dangers Off the Field

Gameday Dangers Off the Field

Posted on September 13, 2013 by

Dust off your jerseys and break out the pigskins, football season is back! But before you pack up the cooler and head to the game, make a plan to get home safely. Whether enlisting a designated driver or calling a cab, planning for a sober driver will keep you out of jail and help make […]

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Trusting Your Investments

Trusting Your Investments

Posted on September 6, 2013 by

Whether investing a little bit or a large sum, hiring a broker takes research, planning and a lot of trust. You expect your broker to be knowledgeable about the market, understand the current trends and wisely invest your resources. Even more than smart investing, you expect your broker to ethically invest following all rules and […]

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Understanding the Dallas Uber Debate

Understanding the Dallas Uber Debate

Posted on August 30, 2013 by

Hitching a ride has never been easier thanks to smartphone-enabled car services like Uber. This service allows users to book a private car or SUV straight from their phone. It even provides a cost estimate and a tracking tool to identify when your car is getting close. Not carrying cash? Not an issue, Uber drivers […]

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Getting the Most from Your Insurance Company

Getting the Most from Your Insurance Company

Posted on August 28, 2013 by

Investing in insurance offers security, shielding us from the exorbitant costs associated with accidents and disasters beyond our control. We rely on insurance carriers to uphold their end of the bargain when we need it the most. Unfortunately, insurance companies first priorities will always be their own interests. They are for-profit entities, and they do […]

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70 for 70: Happy Birthday Al Ellis

70 for 70: Happy Birthday Al Ellis

Posted on August 21, 2013 by

The law offices of Sommerman and Quesada pulled off a small miracle yesterday, we surprised our own Al Ellis with a “Hunka Hunka Happy Birthday” party. For those of you who have yet to meet Al, to say he is an Elvis Presley fan is an understatement. His office houses two life-sized Elvis cut outs […]

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Your Facebook Can and Will Be Used Against You in the Court of Law?

Your Facebook Can and Will Be Used Against You in the Court of Law?

Posted on August 16, 2013 by

Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Skype have transformed the way that the world communicates and connects. Information is shared more quickly than ever before. Individuals have access to news as it’s happening. Users can exchange ideas and opinions with people across the globe with the click of a mouse. At the same time, […]

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What to do After a Car Accident

What to do After a Car Accident

Posted on August 7, 2013 by

A car wreck is a traumatic, frightening, and confusing event. As a result, individuals often do not know how to react on the scene of the accident. At the same time, this high-pressure time period immediately following the car accident is among the most important for individuals that wish to pursue a legal claim. Follow […]

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Ten Years Later: How House Bill 4 Has Harmed Texans

Ten Years Later: How House Bill 4 Has Harmed Texans

Posted on August 1, 2013 by

The Texas Watch Foundation examines how House Bill 4 has affected patients’ rights, healthcare and medical malpractice suits: “Riding an electoral wave that saw the election of Rick Perry to his first full term as governor,[1] a large class of impressionable freshman members in the House, and a hard-line speaker, Tom Craddick, the corporate immunity […]

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Staying Safe on the Water: How to Avoid a Jet Ski Accident

Staying Safe on the Water: How to Avoid a Jet Ski Accident

Posted on July 19, 2013 by

At speeds of up to 60 miles per hour, personal watercraft (PWC), like jet skis, can bring thrills as well as danger. Inexperienced PWC drivers may not know that there is no brake on a jet ski and that a person’s natural inclination to cut the power and turn when facing danger may be the […]

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Summer Drinking Spikes Car Accidents in Texas

Summer Drinking Spikes Car Accidents in Texas

Posted on July 11, 2013 by

As the temperatures spike and we head into the dog days of summer, we’re all trying to escape the heat by heading out on the water or to the nearest concert, water park or outdoor celebration. Unfortunately, this also means the likelihood of sharing the road with a drunk driver, or even getting behind the […]

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Boating Accident Prevention

Boating Accident Prevention

Posted on July 2, 2013 by

July 4th offers families across the United States a reason to escape the heat and celebrate with friends and loved ones. Unfortunately, crowded lakes, distracted boaters, inexperienced boat drivers and drinking can all lead to life-threatening boating accidents on Independence weekend. Being aware of your surroundings, understanding boat safety and regulations and taking necessary precautions […]

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Dallas Attorney Andrew Sommerman Wins Suit Against Psychic

Dallas Attorney Andrew Sommerman Wins Suit Against Psychic

Posted on June 14, 2013 by

Joe Bankston and Gena Charlton’s lives and property were turned upside down after psychic Presley “Rhonda” Gridley informed police in Liberty County she believed there to be a mass grave on the couple’s property in 2011. As police began their investigation of Gridley’s claim, media outlets received the plaintiff’s address from the sheriff’s office and […]

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Al Ellis Wins DBA Headnotes State Bar of Texas Award: Best Feature Story

Al Ellis Wins DBA Headnotes State Bar of Texas Award: Best Feature Story

Posted on June 2, 2013 by

Al Ellis’ award-winning contribution to the April 2013 Headnotes: Professionalism: Not Just Honesty and Civility by Al Ellis In the late ‘80s, many believed Rambo tactics had become the norm rather than the exception. In response to these tactics, a renewed emphasis on professionalism developed. The DBA took the lead and then most major bar […]

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Preventing Texting and Driving Car Wrecks

Preventing Texting and Driving Car Wrecks

Posted on May 15, 2013 by

As car makers constantly work to reduce injuries that come from car wrecks with faster air bags, stronger steel frames and other measures, we need to take a step back and identify what we, as drivers, can do to prevent car accidents. Texas is working to make roads safer by banning cellphone use while on […]

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The Long-term Costs for Explosion Victims

The Long-term Costs for Explosion Victims

Posted on April 10, 2013 by

As the tragic events of the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas continue to unfold, people from across Texas are rallying in support. From Waco fire and police volunteers to the American Red Cross’ participation, officials and volunteers are working to provide medical care, food and shelter for the evacuated West, Texas citizens. Searches continue […]

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Texas Bus Crash Leads to Questions in Safety

Texas Bus Crash Leads to Questions in Safety

Posted on April 2, 2013 by

Bus Accident – Safety Guidelines Under Review A recent Texas bus accident is leading many to question the safety laws regarding public transportation. With two killed and as many as 23 injured, bus safety laws, and the speed at which those laws are enacted, must be reevaluated. New legislation to prevent fatal bus wrecks passed […]

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Questioning Labor Laws and a Workers Appeal

Questioning Labor Laws and a Workers Appeal

Posted on March 26, 2013 by

On behalf of Sommerman & Quesada, L.L.P. posted in Car Accidents A worker who suffered personal injuries in a car wreck was the subject of the appeal in Grocer’s Supply, Inc. v. Cabello, ___ S.W.3d ___ (Tex. App.—Dallas 2012, no pet.) (December 21, 2012). The personal injury attorney for the worker struck by an 18-wheeler […]

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NFL drunk driving accidents common, deadly

NFL drunk driving accidents common, deadly

Posted on December 21, 2012 by

On behalf of Sommerman & Quesada, L.L.P. posted in DWI Accident Attorneys After one Dallas Cowboy was killed and another arrested for a drunk driving accident in early December, people are calling on the National Football League to address drunk driving among its players. The accident that killed Cowboy linebacker Jerry Brown was nose tackle […]

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Bill would ban texting while driving for all Texans

Bill would ban texting while driving for all Texans

Posted on November 30, 2012 by

On behalf of Sommerman & Quesada, L.L.P. posted in Distracted Driving Texas lawmakers are going to try, yet again, to ban texting while driving on our roads. Former House Speaker Tom Craddick filed a bill as soon as he could on the issue. House Bill 63 would make it a traffic offense to read, write […]

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Paralyzed Texas girl writes letter to drunk driver

Paralyzed Texas girl writes letter to drunk driver

Posted on November 20, 2012 by

Texas Personal Injury Law Blog Questioning Labor Laws and a Workers Appeal On behalf of Sommerman & Quesada, L.L.P. posted in Car Accidents A worker who suffered personal injuries in a car wreck was the subject of the appeal in Grocer’s Supply, Inc. v. Cabello, ___ S.W.3d ___ (Tex. App.—Dallas 2012, no pet.) (December 21, […]

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Texas Teens in Greater Danger on Roadways this New Year’s Eve

Texas Teens in Greater Danger on Roadways this New Year’s Eve

Posted on October 31, 2012 by

On behalf of Sommerman & Quesada, L.L.P. posted in Distracted Driving They know it’s the most dangerous night of the year for drinking and driving, yet they do it anyway. According to a recent survey conducted by Liberty Mutual and Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD), teenagers are more likely to drink and drive on New […]

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Texas’ 85 mph toll road opens. Is it safe?

Texas’ 85 mph toll road opens. Is it safe?

Posted on October 26, 2012 by

On behalf of Sommerman & Quesada, L.L.P. posted in Car Accidents Only a few months ago, we wrote about a new Texas law that allows state highways to increase their speed limits to 75 mph. Now, a toll road near Austin, Texas, allows motorists to drive 85 mph. The toll road opened last week as […]

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Drowsy in Dallas: A Deadly Threat to Texas Motorists

Drowsy in Dallas: A Deadly Threat to Texas Motorists

Posted on October 14, 2012 by

On behalf of Sommerman & Quesada, L.L.P. posted in Car Accidents Drowsy driving is a growing problem across the country. According to a National Sleep Foundation poll, 60 percent of drivers have admitted to driving while drowsy within the past year. That number is troubling when people examine the number of fatigued driving accidents lead […]

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Recalled Dehumidifiers Reignite Warnings About Appliance Fires

Recalled Dehumidifiers Reignite Warnings About Appliance Fires

Posted on August 5, 2012 by

On behalf of Sommerman & Quesada, L.L.P. posted in Appliance fires Continually evolving technology has brought undeniable improvements to our lives. The gadgetry of today often seems light years ahead of what we had when we were growing up. These advances make many people feeling safe with their appliances. Unfortunately product defects are one problem […]

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Old Wiring Increases Risk of House and Apartment Fires

Old Wiring Increases Risk of House and Apartment Fires

Posted on June 13, 2012 by

On behalf of Sommerman & Quesada, L.L.P. posted in Apartment and House Fires New technology is usually a good thing, except when it has to be supported by old wiring. Modern appliances use more energy than those of even a generation ago. The additional strain on aging electrical systems leaves them vulnerable to arc faults […]

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New Labor Report: Distressing Increase in Workplace Fatalities

New Labor Report: Distressing Increase in Workplace Fatalities

Posted on May 22, 2012 by

On behalf of Sommerman & Quesada, L.L.P. posted in Oilfield injuries Is your workplace safe? Recent statistics suggest that it may not be. The Department of Labor just released statistics on workplace fatalities in 2010 and the results are not good. Whether a worker is killed from a defective product in an industrial job or […]

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Blazing Fast! Texas Speed Limit Raised to 75 MPH

Blazing Fast! Texas Speed Limit Raised to 75 MPH

Posted on April 16, 2012 by

On behalf of Sommerman & Quesada, L.L.P. posted in Car Accidents In a controversial move, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) approved increasing the speed limit for more than 1,500 miles of interstate highways, including portions of I-45, I-30 and I-20. Despite concern that increased limits will lead to more car wrecks in Dallas, the […]

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Consumer Reports Finds Appliance Fires Frighteningly Common

Consumer Reports Finds Appliance Fires Frighteningly Common

Posted on March 22, 2012 by

On behalf of Sommerman & Quesada, L.L.P. posted in Appliance fires Almost a year ago, the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) launched SaferProducts.gov, a website that allows people to report unsafe appliances and check the safety history of various models. In its first year alone, the website logged over 6,500 complaints. One third of them […]

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Blood Clot Risk of Popular Yaz Contraceptive Draws Controversy

Blood Clot Risk of Popular Yaz Contraceptive Draws Controversy

Posted on February 3, 2012 by

On behalf of Sommerman & Quesada, L.L.P. posted in Yaz/Yasmin Litigation Government watchdog groups are sounding the alarm after an investigation into the approval of popular birth control pills, Yaz and Yasmin, revealed four Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisors had strong ties to the drug’s manufacturer, Bayer Pharmaceuticals. Yaz and Yasmin came under FDA […]

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Keeping Holidays Merry in Dallas – Tips to Avoid a Drunk Driving Wreck

Keeping Holidays Merry in Dallas – Tips to Avoid a Drunk Driving Wreck

Posted on November 29, 2011 by

On behalf of Sommerman & Quesada, L.L.P. posted in DWI Accident Attorneys Today, the Dallas Morning News reported a woman, who was seen driving with her hands behind her head, caused a fatal car accident while headed the wrong way down Interstate 35. The woman, who had her six-month old daughter in the back seat […]

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OSHA Cites Texas Construction Firm for Egregious Violations

OSHA Cites Texas Construction Firm for Egregious Violations

Posted on September 16, 2011 by

On behalf of Sommerman & Quesada, L.L.P. posted in Workplace injury Safety Violations Expose Scaffolding Workers to Numerous Hazards A Texas construction firm will be pay heavy fine for their failure to address and remedy repeated safety hazards. Roma Construction, which had been cited and fined in 2009, was cited for six violations related to […]

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