5 Steps for Applying to Law School

Interested in pursuing a law degree but don’t know where to start? Whether you’re about to graduate or are already into your post-grad, we have compiled a list to help you keep on track when making this next life decision.   LSAT The Law School Admissions Test is your first step to tackling when applying…

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Texas Bans Texting While Driving

After a long history of proposals, a law banning texting while driving in the state of Texas will come into effect September 1st, 2017. First offenders will be charged with a misdemeanor and a fine of $25-$99. With repeat offenses, individuals could pay up to $200 in fines.   Republican Tom Craddick has long fought…

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When Should You Contact an Attorney?

Criminal Actions   If an event has occurred that resulted in a pair of handcuffs, then it’s safe to assume you should contact an attorney. Incidents may include: driving while under the influence, domestic violence, or white collar crimes like tax evasion. If you’ve been accused of committing a crime, you need to find a…

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What to Look for in an Attorney

When choosing a lawyer, it’s important to be aware of their work and expertise. Below, we’ve compiled some important aspects to research before deciding on which lawyer will best help you win your case.   Knowledge It is important to hire a lawyer with expertise in the particular area of lawsuit you are hiring. Not…

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Driving Slow In The Fast Lane

Most people know speeding is an incredibly risky driving behavior, but it isn’t the only speed-related driving behavior that can cause car accidents. Driving too slow can actually cause just as severe of motor vehicle accidents as driving too fast. While many people wrongfully assume driving slower means driving safer, the reality is driving five miles per hour slower than the traffic around you is actually more dangerous than going five miles per hour faster than surrounding traffic. This makes driving slow in the fast lane incredibly dangerous.

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One In Four Car Crashes Caused By Cell Phones

According to the Pew Research Center, over 95% of Americans now own at least one cell phone. While cell phones allow for greater communication, they are having a devastating effect on driving safety. Many drivers use their cell phones while driving and it’s causing an astonishing number of car accidents. Data from the National Safety Council revealed a distracted driver using a cell phone causes one in every four car crashes.

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