Austin Personal Injury Attorneys' Blog

The Importance of a Personal Injury Demand Letter

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If you have suffered an injury and are filing a personal injury claim, then you have likely come across the term “demand letter.” Demand letters let the insurance company know that you have a legal claim against the defendant and are often the first step in formal settlement negotiations. A demand letter should include the facts of your case and…
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Massive Spike in Fatalities Due to Drivers Running Red Lights

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According to AAA’s Foundation for Traffic Safety, red light fatalities are at a 10-year high. Since 2012, the number of people killed by drivers running through red lights has spiked 28%. These shocking statistics have safety experts scrambling to understand why, especially as vehicle safety technology has improved vastly in the last decade. The AAA also reports that in 2017,…
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Do Nurses Have Higher Rates of Musculoskeletal Injuries?

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Nurses are responsible for providing some of the most important patient care functions in hospitals. Although they may have dozens of job duties, nurses are often required to pick up and move patients. Therefore, nurses have higher rates of musculoskeletal injuries than other occupations. The Bureau of Labor Statistics found that nurses suffer three times as many musculoskeletal injuries as…
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