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Distracted Driving

Now more than ever, we trying to multi-task to be able to get the most out of our time. Unfortunately, this desire to make the most out of our time often makes itself felt on our public roadways through distracted driving. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, 1 in 5 accidents is the result[...]
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Santa Rita, Guam (Nov. 30, 2005) Ð U.S. Navy Master-at-Arms 1st Class Robert C. Tempesta places a ÒDonÕt Drink and DriveÓ sign in front of a wrecked car outside the front gate of U.S. Naval Base Guam. The wrecked car is used along with posters, base newspaper spots, and frequent admonitions during morning Quarters around the various naval forces homeported on the U.S. territory to caution Sailors against drinking and getting behind wheel. Among other programs the base provides for Sailors who may imbibe too much while on liberty is a shuttle bus service that makes regular runs downtown until the early hours of the morning on weekends. U.S. Navy photo by PhotographerÕs Mate 2nd Class Nathanael T. Miller (RELEASED)

DUI Laws During Holidays

Holidays are the most wonderful time of the year- food, family and traditions. However, the holiday season does come with its personal injury pitfalls. According to the National Traffic Safety Administration (NTSA), the two most deadly days of the year on the road are in December. Residents of Houston and surrounding areas are not immune[...]
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Unlawful Presence: The Art of the Waiver

On September 30, 1996, President Bill Clinton signed the Illegal Immigrant Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (IIRIRA) establishing the harsh penalties presented with the dreaded “unlawful presence” bar. This bar prevents countless of individuals from even applying for legalization out of fear of being barred from the U.S. due to their unlawful presence.[...]
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Attacking DWI Blood Evidence

Without a lawyer that understands the complexities of DWI/blood evidence issues, the odds are stacked against the citizen accused. Under Texas law, a person is driving while intoxicated if their blood results demonstrate a blood alcohol content greater than .08 or the individual exhibits loss of physical/mental faculties. Most DWI arrests in Texas are the[...]
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