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Getting to Know Texas Rear-End Accident Laws

Getting to Know Texas Rear-End Accident Laws

Rear-end accidents are extremely common across Texas. While this accident may seem like a small fender bender, it can cause severe injuries and fatalities. When a rear-end accident occurs, many people automatically believe the person in the rear is at fault. However, this is not always the case. You must first understand Texas rear-end accident laws to determine liability in these accidents. If you or a loved one is involved in a rear-end accident, knowing the laws and contacting our

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Understanding Liability in Texas Truck Accidents

Understanding Liability in Texas Truck Accidents

In Texas, the presence of large commercial trucks, especially 18-wheelers, is a common sight. While these trucks play a crucial role in transporting goods across the state, they also pose significant risks on the road. Texas has seen its fair share of truck accidents, and understanding liability becomes paramount when they occur. If you or a loved one has been involved in a Corpus Christi 18-wheeler accident, you may need the expertise of a Texas truck accident lawyer to navigate

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Common Soft Tissue Injuries Seen in Texas Auto Accidents

Common Soft Tissue Injuries Seen in Texas Auto Accidents

Auto accidents can happen in the blink of an eye. The aftermath of an accident can be confusing and scary. In some situations, you may believe you are fine and uninjured. However, sometimes, auto accident injuries can take time to show symptoms. This is particularly the case with soft tissue injuries. These injuries can be painful and have long-lasting effects on a person’s life. Here, you can learn more about the common soft tissue injuries encountered in auto accidents in

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Gym Related Injuries Increase in the New Year

Gym Related Injuries Increase in the New Year

With the start of the New Year, many people make resolutions to improve something. For many, this resolution is to exercise more and lose weight. While this is a commendable goal, there are some hidden dangers that those pursuing it should understand. One potential risk is overdoing it. If you don’t exercise much and decide to hit the gym, you may experience muscle strains or other problems. Another issue is not knowing how to use equipment properly. This can also

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Can You Keep Your License After a Texas DUI?

Can You Keep Your License After a Texas DUI?

If you are arrested for DUI (Driving Under the Influence) in Texas, it can be a confusing and overwhelming experience. A conviction can have short and long-term consequences and impact your personal and professional life. Immediately after your arrest, a question you may have is if you can still drive or if your driver’s license has been suspended. At Burkett Law Firm, our experienced DUI attorneys in Corpus Christi understand the laws and how to help protect your rights. Understanding

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How to Safeguard Yourself Against False Allegations

How to Safeguard Yourself Against False Allegations

Cases of false accusations can ruin a person’s life. They can also have serious consequences in civil and criminal proceedings. False accusations can come in many forms. They can occur in child custody or divorce cases and in cases of domestic violence, assault, and sexual harassment at work. Many people hang on to the belief that the truth will prevail in court; however, that is not always the case. If you are falsely accused of something, you may be unsure

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When Will You Face Indecent Exposure Charges

When Will You Face Indecent Exposure Charges

Are you facing indecent exposure charges? If so, we recommend contacting a criminal defense lawyer immediately. If convicted, you may face significant fines, jail time, possible sex offender registration, and a permanent criminal record. This can impact your life now and in the future. At Burkett Law Firm, we understand the impact of an indecent exposure conviction. Our experienced attorneys are ready to learn about your situation and let you know what legal options you have. Understanding Indecent Exposure Under

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What Is a Sealed Record?

What Is a Sealed Record?

You will have a criminal record if you are arrested for a crime. This is a public record and will follow you wherever you go. It doesn’t matter if you have changed or improved your life after this mistake; a criminal record can impact your education, employment, financial opportunities, and housing for years – in some cases, the rest of your life. If you are in this situation, you may wonder if it is possible to put your past behind

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Is Lane Splitting Legal in Corpus Christi

Is Lane Splitting Legal in Corpus Christi

It is not uncommon to see a motorcyclist riding on the center line between two lanes of traffic. This is especially common when traffic comes to a standstill. While lane splitting like this was not legal in Texas, it was not illegal, either. The new motorcycle law, HB-4122, changed this for motorcyclists throughout the state. However, the new law has highlighted a few exceptions to the rule. One is two motorcycles riding beside each other in the same lane. Another

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Is Bail Jumping That Big of a Deal in Texas?

Is Bail Jumping That Big of a Deal in Texas?

Bail jumping and failure to appear laws in Texas allow the state to prosecute people who knowingly or intentionally skip a court date. Some call “failure to appear” bail jumping; however, bail jumping may or may not be charged separately. The offense is most seen in municipal courts. If you are accused of this, the consequences can be significant. At Burkett Law Firm, we understand Texas laws and how they apply to bail-jumping cases. Here, we explain more about this

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